Coordinator I - Safe Shops - Community Iniatives Bureau - Boston Public Health Commission

Job Type

Full Time




1010 Mass Ave 6th floor
United States


To apply online please go to and search for requisition number: 770.

Coordinator I - Safe Shops - CIB

Community Initiatives


1010 Massachusetts Avenue-LOC01

Posting Date

Aug 23, 2018

Requisition Number


Number of Openings


Job Description

Coordinates, monitors, develops, and implements projects/initiatives for the Environmental & Occupational Health Division including standard

operations and grant-specific projects as they develop over time.

Conducts direct outreach visits to small businesses as part of the Safe Shops Program. Provides environmental and occupational health training

sessions for workers and owners of small businesses throughout Boston.

Conducts worker surveys and environmental assessments at participating small businesses.

Researches the health, safety, and environmental hazards of existing small business products/practices and the costs/benefits of alternatives. Provide

technical assistance to participating businesses in selecting/implementing pollution prevention options and assistance in accessing government and

third-party resources.

Seeks out and develops good working relationships with businesses, government agencies, community organizations, health care providers, and

other BPHC departments to further the work of EOH.

Assists the Project Coordinator in planning, design, and development of outreach and training materials.

Attends project team meetings, partner meetings, and related community meetings. Represents the BPHC, EOH, and the Safe Shops Program at

meetings, health fairs, and conferences including facilitating meetings.

Ensures accurate, legible, and current documentation is kept on all outreach and client interactions.

Assists the Project Coordinator with administrative, data management, and reporting tasks.

Coordinates and monitors program activities to ensure effective operations and compliance with established standards and/or contracted goals &


Reviews and analyzes information and data to determine effectiveness; makes recommendations for changes in procedures; provides technical

assistance and advice to staff and others.

Assists in grant writing, report preparation and writing, and development/distribution of educational and outreach materials in print and other media.

This job description is based on the Program Coordinator series. May be required to perform any and all duties and responsibilities of Program

Coordinator 1, as set forth in the BPHC Program Coordinator Series.

May supervise interns and/or employees.

Performs other duties as required.

Minimum Qualifications

BA/BS required OR 3 years of equivalent experience in public health program coordination, management and/or community organizing may be

substituted for undergraduate degree.

Must have a valid Massachusetts Driver's License and daily access to a vehicle to conduct outreach work and attend meetings throughout the city on

a daily basis.

Ability to plan, develop, coordinate, implement and evaluate health programs or services for the community. Exceptional organizational skills with the

ability to develop time lines and meet deadlines while working independently and under supervision.

Must be computer literate and comfortable using a desktop PC and smartphone. Demonstrated knowledge & experience with MSOffice,

MSWord/Excel, Windows, and internet research is required. Experience with other software is a plus.

Demonstrated cultural competence with diverse ethnic, cultural, and socio-economic groups. Demonstrated ability to establish effective

communications and working relationships with others such as business owners, workers, community agencies, and providers.

Ability to prepare reports and to maintain accurate records. Ability to write clearly and concisely, and to follow and to give written and oral instructions

in a precise, understandable manner.

Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to communicate effectively are required. Ability to establish rapport with others and to maintain harmonious

working relationships with others required.

Ability to understand, explain, apply the laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures of unit activities.

Bilingual and/or bicultural applicants encouraged to apply. Proficiency in one or more languages in addition to English is a plus.

Additional Information

City of Boston Residency Required, A Criminal Offenders Records Information request must be completed for this position. However, a record is not an

automatic bar to employment but is reviewed in relation to the job applied for., Any position that requires an advanced degree will be subject to education

verification, The Boston Public Health Commission is an EEO Employer and all applicants meeting the minimum requirements are eligible to apply

Union Status




Pay Range

$816.28 - $956.40

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

No requirement

How To Apply

To apply online please go to and search for requisition number: 770.