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Federal Occupations Toolkit - White Collar Occupations
1725 — Public Health Educator Series

This series covers positions involved in administering, supervising, or performing research or other professional work in public health education. Positions are concerned with providing leadership, advice, staff assistance, and consultation on health education programs. This includes analysis of behavioral and other situational factors affecting good health practices of individuals, groups, and communities; the planning of health education programs designed to meet the needs of particular individuals, groups, or communities; the selection of specialized educational methods, the preparation of educational materials, and the carrying out of such education activities that will best serve to stimulate the interest of individuals and groups in scientific discoveries affecting health in the application of health principles to daily living. Public health educators consult with State and local health departments, and with national and local voluntary agencies; organize community groups to study health problems and methods of disease prevention; and assist in coordinating mass health programs and in evaluating and improving health education programs.