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Data Analyst, Brant County Health Unit

Brantford, Ontario
Deadline May 17, 2013

Temporary (1 Year) Full-Time

The Data Analyst develops, collects, extracts and analyses various data sets to evaluate public health programs against evidence-based criteria. Additionally, the incumbent helps prepare community health status reports and other data- and knowledge-focused products. While functioning in an active, multidisciplinary team of Epidemiologists and Health Promoters supporting public health programming, the incumbent ensures the latest epidemiological, research and evaluation information is readily available for community initiatives.

Qualified applicants must hold a degree (Masters level an asset) in Epidemiology, Statistics, Computer Programming or another relevant discipline complemented by thorough knowledge of theories, principles and methodologies pertaining to epidemiology, statistical analysis, research and program evaluation. Experience in data extraction, manipulation and analysis using SQL, SAS and SPSS is required. As well, prior employment in a public health setting and familiarity with both primary and secondary public health data sets is desired. Effective written and verbal communication skills coupled with advanced computer skills are the abilities necessary for success in the Data Analyst role.

Wages: $28.20 to $33.18 per hour (70 hours in a two-week period)

Terms and conditions of employment are in accordance with the organization’s policies and procedures and the ONA Allied Collective Agreement.

Forward confidential resume by May 17, 2013, at 4:00 p.m. to:

Kathryn Weidhaas, CHRP
Brant County Health Unit
Manager, Human Resources
194 Terrace Hill Street
Brantford, ON, N3R 1G7
519-753-2140 Fax or

We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only candidates to be interviewed will be contacted.  Personal information submitted will be used for the purposes of this competition only, and is collected in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information & Protection of Privacy Act.

Our organization is committed to promoting the independence, dignity, integration, and equality of opportunity of persons with disabilities by ensuring the accessibility of our facilities and services. Accommodations are available for all parts of the recruitment and selection process. Applicants need to make their required accommodations known in advance.