Friday, April 27, 2012

JOB OPPORTUNITY: LA County Public Health Dept - PLACE Program is hiring

Dear Colleague,

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health PLACE Program is looking for enthusiastic, hard working policy analysts to promote healthy eating/active living policy change and implementation. Applicants should be passionate about partnering with cities and communities to develop policies that create healthy communities.  See blurb below and job announcement attached.  Applicants should send a resume and cover letter to  Please forward to your networks.  Thank you! 



Choose Health LA (CHLA) is funded by the Centers for Disease and Prevention (CDC) through a contract with the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (DPH) and Maxim Staffing.  The goal of CHLA is to prevent chronic disease and reduce health disparities in the county’s population through interventions that create healthy and safe environments and improve access to evidence-based clinical preventive services.  Three Policy Analysts will be assigned to the PLACE Program (Policies for Livable Active Communities and Environments) within DPH.  These positions will manage healthy eating/active living (HEAL) initiatives under Choose Health LA, aimed at reducing obesity through the development and implementation of strategies that promote physical activity and healthy eating. The Policy Analysts will serve as technical experts, management consultants, and liaisons to community and city partners working toward policy passage and implementation.

PLACE Policy Analyst Job Announcement - April 2012.pdf Download this file

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