NCHEC Can Help You Hire a CHES® and/or MCHES®

To assist in your search for CHES® and/or MCHES® applicants, NCHEC will post job announcements on the Web site free of charge.

Post a job.  The only REQUIREMENT: description must indicate that a CHES® and/or MCHES® is preferred or required.


Employers: Please allow three to five business days for job announcements to be posted. The job postings will remain on the NCHEC Web site for 30 days unless requested to to be posted longer or taken down.

A CHES®/MCHES® is specifically trained to:
  • Assess Needs, Resources and Capacity for Health Education and Promotion
  • Plan Health Education/Promotion
  • Implement Health Education/Promotion
  • Conduct Evaluation and Research Related to Health Education/Promotion
  • Administer and Manage Health Education/Promotion
  • Serve as a Health Education/Promotion Resource Person
  • Communicate, Promote and Advocate for Health and the Profession of Health Education/Promotion

Utah Department of Health & Human Services

Health Program Specialist - Local Health Department Liaison

Come and join the Utah Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) has a position open on their Office of Health Promotion and Prevention (OHPP) team as a Tobacco Prevention and Control Health Program Specialist with a specific role as a Local Health Department (LHD) Liaison.

Health Program Specialist - Local Health Department Liaison
$23.42 - 30.00 Hourly
This is a full-time, telework eligible, career service position that is eligible for benefits.
DHRM Rules apply
Requisition #36824
Closes: 5/22/2023 at 11:59 pm MST
Vacancies: 1

Experience Required

Preference may be given to applicants: With a Bachelor's degree or higher in Public Health, Social Work, Education, or other closely related field. That have previous working experience working in tobacco prevention and control. That are either CHES® or MCHES® certified.

Further Comments

Telework eligible (but must reside in Utah)


full-time, telework eligible, career service position that is eligible for benefits


$23.42 - 30.00 Hourly

How to Apply

In order to be considered for an interview, applicants will need to apply on-line

Utah Department of Health & Human Services
Salt Lake City, UT 84114-2106
Phone: 8015386537

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