Public Consulting Group

COVID Health Educator

Job Locations US-ME-Augusta | US-ME-South Portland
Posted Date 7 months ago(8/19/2022 11:45 AM)
Job ID
# of Openings
Regular Full-Time
Practice Area
Staffing Solutions Organization



Public Consulting Group LLC (PCG) is a leading public sector solutions implementation and operations improvement firm that partners with health, education, technology, and human services agencies to improve lives. Founded in 1986 and headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts, PCG employs approximately 2,000 professionals worldwide—all committed to delivering solutions that change lives for the better. The firm has extensive experience in all 50 states, Canada, and a growing practice in Europe. PCG offers clients a multidisciplinary approach to meet challenges, pursue opportunities, and serve constituents across the public sector. To learn more, visit   



Staffing Solutions Organization LLC (SSO), a wholly owned subsidiary of Public Consulting Group, is focused on delighting clients with world-class managed staffing and talent consulting services. SSO is committed to a diverse workforce, which is a reflection of our clients and the people they serve




COVID Health Educators provide:


  • Outreach and education for the Infectious Disease Epidemiology Program
  • Coordination with the communication team including developing new materials
  • Website maintenance and updates as a member of the Infectious Disease Epidemiology Team.  Work is performed under administrative direction


Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Develop fact sheets, frequently asked question documents, template letters, etc.
  • Develop and promote social media content for infectious disease conditions in coordination with the Maine CDC Communication team
  • Coordinate standardized education outreach to providers, school nurses, daycares, summer camps, etc.
  • Coordinate with graphic designers for development or revision of printed and digital materials
  • Develop, maintain, and improve the Infectious Disease Epidemiology webpages
  • Present educational materials publicly through interviews, presentations, and written materials
  • Develop and conduct health education trainings with internal and external stakeholders
  • Assist with grant writing and completing grant objectives
  • Attend relevant meetings, work sessions, and conferences
  • Contribute to Infectious Disease Surveillance evaluation, performance improvement, outbreak preparedness, and response planning
  • Assist in additional duties as reasonably assigned

  • These are full time 8 AM – 5 PM positions.  Normal schedule is M-F, but modified schedules may be required as needed by Maine CDC.  Hours worked over 45 are paid on a straight basis (hour for hour compensation) when specifically pre-approved in writing by the Maine CDC manager
  • Each employee must conform to the State working schedule (i.e., snow days, holidays etc.), if the State of Maine is working the contractor will be required to work
  • May routinely work remote four (4) days per week.  One (1) day per week MUST be onsite at 286 Water Street, Augusta ME 04333





  • Bachelor’s degree in Public Health, Community Health Education, or Education
  • Two (2) years’ experience in community or health education program planning, development, implementation, and evaluation
  • Directly related work experience may be substituted for education on a year-for-year basis



Preferred candidates will also have:


  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to gather, synthesize, and summarize a variety of information
  • Demonstrated skill applying best practices and standards for health communication, page layout, and information design
  • The ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with a diverse group of internal and external partners
  • Computer skills, including knowledge of Excel, PowerPoint, and graphic design software
  • Knowledge of and experience with website development and maintenance



And the ability to:


  • Communicate complex health information to many audiences 
  • Pay attention to detail  
  • Organize, disseminate, and report public health information 
  • Work as a team leader and team member  
  • Communicate with local and community partners
  • Work independently, including being a “self-starter”
  • Facilitate groups
  • Speak publicly 
  • Possess an attitude that fosters a respectful, non-threatening workplace environment





EEO Statement

Public Consulting Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer dedicated to celebrating diversity and intentionally creating a culture of inclusion. We believe that we work best when our employees feel empowered and accepted, and that starts by honoring each of our unique life experiences. At PCG, all aspects of employment regarding recruitment, hiring, training, promotion, compensation, benefits, transfers, layoffs, return from layoff, company-sponsored training, education, and social and recreational programs are based on merit, business needs, job requirements, and individual qualifications. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion or belief, national, social, or ethnic origin, sex, gender identity and/or expression, age, physical, mental, or sensory disability, sexual orientation, marital, civil union, or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, citizenship status, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law. PCG will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. PCG believes in health, equality, and prosperity for everyone so we can succeed in changing the ways the public sector, including health, education, technology and human services industries, work.


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