Community Health Planner LTE

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Applications are now being accepted for a Limited Term Employment Community Health Planner position with the Lincoln County Health Department. This position is grant dependent and will end in November of 2024. This position is 24 hours per week. Only applicants with experience in Public Health will be considered for this position.

To be considered, applicants must complete and submit a Lincoln County Employment Application form. Applications are accepted until position is filled.

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To serve as the Community Health Planner for Lincoln County to engage internal and external public health stakeholders in the development, promotion, maintenance, execution and evaluation of various departmental plans that address the health needs of our community and enhance operational processes of the department.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all-inclusive. Other duties may be required and assigned.

Public Health Science

  1. Provides leadership and facilitation in the process of developing and applying evidence-based practices to community health improvement strategies into specific, measurable action plans in partnership with public and private organizations.

  2. Researches and retrieves information regarding evidence-based health promotion initiatives and programs.
  3. Evaluate the effectiveness of community engagement strategies on public health policies, programs, and resources.
  4. Provide health education resources by utilizing effective problem solving skills and understanding various ways and means for identifying and disseminating appropriate information and resources to a target audience considering culture and literacy.

Analysis and Assessment

  • Participate and or conduct community needs assessments.
  • Implement data collection methods and tools to evaluate the effectiveness of programs that improve health outcomes
  • Gather, organize, present and maintain data reports for program monitoring, evaluation and improvement of programs plans and grants.
  • Assess the health impacts of policies, plans and projects across social, economic and environmental sectors using quantitative, qualitative and participatory techniques.
  • Maintain, update and use computerized data management systems.
  • Adheres to ethical principles and Lincoln County Health Department policy in the collection, maintenance, use, and dissemination of data and information.


Graduation from a college or university with a Bachelor of Science degree in community health, public health, communications, marketing, public relations, or health-related field. One to two years of experience in public health is required.


This position has a starting hourly wage of $24.85. There are no benefits associated with this position.

Applicants must complete and submit a Lincoln County Employment Application Form. Application forms are available at the Lincoln County Service Center (upper level), 801 N. Sales Street in Merrill, Wisconsin and on the County's website at. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.