Prevention Specialist - Alcohol and Drug/Bluffton

Title: Prevention Specialist - Alcohol and Drug/Bluffton

Salary: $46,300 annually DOQ


PREVENTION SPECIALIST (Human Services Senior Analyst) Alcohol & Drug Department/Bluffton: Conducts needs assessments, program planning, delivery and evaluation of alcohol, tobacco and other drug abuse prevention programming. Must be energetic and self-motivated to conduct activity based training, educational activities and community outreach efforts. Performs a variety of marketing and public relations duties including networking with a multitude of agencies.

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Public Health, Human Services or closely related field and two (2) years of experience (including volunteer work) in human services or educational programming. Master’s preferred
  • Certified Prevention Specialist preferred
  • Strong facilitation and public speaking skills
  • Computer proficiency
  • Knowledge of workings and development of community coalitions
  • Ability to speak and understand Spanish preferred
  • Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license
All applicants tentatively selected for a position with Beaufort County Council will be required to submit to urinalysis to screen for the illegal use of drugs and to a background check prior to appointment. Employment is contingent upon clearing both the drug screening and background investigation.