Program Coordinator – Behavioral Health

City of Portland, Maine

Job description


Health and Human Services Department – Public Health Division

– Full-Time (37.5 hours), Project position –

Seeking a highly qualified individual to coordinate and oversee a grant from the CDC, Overdose Data to Action: Local (OD2A: Local), within Portland’s Clinical Services Program. This position will oversee implementation of strategies aimed to reduce overdose fatalities utilizing community data. The successful candidate will have significant staff and project management experience. Additionally, experience in meeting high level grant deliverables and objectives; fiscal and programmatic reporting; grant writing; coordinating a multi-disciplinary coalition; and budget management is required. This person should demonstrate an independent, self-directed, and strong work ethic, plus excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Experience: Graduate level degree in public health is preferred; bachelor’s degree with relevant work and management experience will be considered. Offers of employment are contingent upon the completion of a satisfactory criminal background check.

Non-Union position – Grade C41 – Pay range starting at $33.52/hour.

Accepting Applications until Thursday, November 9, 2023.

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City Benefits

Permanent employees receive a generous benefits package that includes paid holidays; employee health insurance; sick and vacation leave; optional life, dental, vision and income protection insurances; choice of retirement plans; and tuition reduction program with the University of Southern Maine and Thomas College.

The City of Portland is strongly committed to diversity in its workforce.

Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply.

We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer.

For questions contact Human Resources by email at or 207-874-8624.

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