Youth Tobacco Operative (On-Call Part Time) - Department of Public Health and Environment

  • City and County of Denver
  • Denver, Colorado
  • Sep 20, 2021
Part Time Public Health

Job Description

About Our Job

Employment Requirement: City Employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by September 30, 2021. All persons offered a position will be required to provide valid proof of vaccination prior to starting employment.

We encourage you to apply as soon as possible because this posting may close without advanced notice.

This is an on-call position which will work no more than 15 hours per week and is not eligible for benefits. On-call positions may have routine or variable work schedules.

Denver's Department of Public Health and Environment (DDPHE) is dedicated to advancing Denver's environmental and public health goals. DDPHE works collaboratively with city, state and community partners to conduct education, community engagement, and enforcement to promote healthy people, healthy pets, and a sustainable environment. DDPHE oversees a number of services related to public health and the environment and is comprised of seven divisions: the Executive Director's Office; Community & Behavioral Health; Public Health Inspections; Denver Animal Protection; the Office of Medical Examiner; and Environmental Quality. The Department's programs are funded from many sources, including the General Fund, Environmental Services Enterprise Fund, state grants, federal grants, private grants, contracts, and donations. For more information on DDPHE's programs and services, visit the DDPHE website at:

Community & Behavioral Health promotes population health and health equity by developing, implementing, and evaluating sustainable, evidence-based public health policies, interventions, and systems. The Division conducts multiple types of health-related assessments; creates, implements and evaluates the City's Community Health Improvement Plan (CHIP); and develops policies and initiatives aimed at improving the health of Denver residents while advancing equity at all levels. The Denver Office of HIV Resources (DOHR) resides within the Division of Community Health and administers Ryan White CARE Act funds. DOHR provides funding in various service categories to provide a comprehensive continuum of care for people living with HIV/AIDS. Additional information and resources can be found on the Division's website at:

Community & Behavioral Health team has an opening for a Youth Tobacco Operative to assist in conducting inspections for compliance with federal, state and local regulations banning the sale of tobacco products to anyone under the age of twenty-one (21). The mission of the program is to enforce against the illegal sale of tobacco products to youth with respect to tobacco retail establishments.

Job duties and responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to, the following:
  • Conduct compliance inspections of tobacco retailers
  • Complete paperwork detailing inspection
  • Travel via car for several hours with a county representative
  • Attend trainings and workshops as needed
  • Develops acceptable work habits and behaviors required in a structured work environment.
  • Perform work procedures related to the assigned work area.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.
About You

Our ideal candidate will have:
  • Basic writing, typing, spelling, and reading comprehension
  • Ability and willingness to travel to retail locations, which includes traveling in a car for several hours at a time as part of the inspection process.
  • Must be able to attend trainings and workshop as required
  • Must have the ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed and involved written or oral instructions
  • Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in a variety of situations
  • Makes sound, well-informed, and objective decisions; perceives the impact and implications of decisions; commits to action even in uncertain situations to accomplish organizational goals; causes change
  • Readily available with minimal scheduling conflicts (school/extracurricular)

We realize your time is valuable so please do not apply if you do not have at least the following required minimum qualifications:
  • Education: None
  • Experience: Twenty-one (21) years of age or younger.
  • Licensures / Certifications: None
  • Equivalency: None

About Everything Else

Job Profile
CA3142 Youth Operative Associate
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Position Type

Position Salary Range
$15.00 - $22.50

Starting Pay
$15.00 per hour

Dept of Public Health & Environment

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Job Address

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