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05/23/2006 05729

ALCOHOL EDUCATION SPECIALIST TRAINEE

DEFINITION: This is training level work in the field of alcohol education and prevention services in central office or a geographic area of the state within the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board.

An employee in this job participates in on-the-job and classroom training designed to develop the employee’s knowledges and abilities in the development, coordination, and implementation of alcohol education and prevention services. Employees are responsible for assisting Alcohol Education Specialists in the planning, development and implementation of programs designed to educate and prevent alcohol-related problems, including underage drinking, high-risk college drinking, impaired driving, and other alcohol-related problems or participating in the training functions provided to, and monitoring of services provided by outside entities to support the agency’s Responsible Alcohol Management Program (RAMP). Supervision is received from an Alcohol Education Specialist Supervisor who assigns work with detailed instructions and reviews work while in progress and upon completion for technical accuracy and proficiency.

EXAMPLES OF WORK: Participates in training programs designed to develop the required knowledges, skills, and abilities in alcohol education and prevention services.

Participates in developing specialized educational outreach programs, and provides consulting services relevant to alcohol-related problems.

Participates in the development, conduct, analysis, and interpretation of needs assessment tools.

Participates in the development, delivery and evaluation of training provided to local organizations, communities, and individuals to prevent alcohol related problems.

Participates in the development, delivery and evaluation of prevention and education services to assist colleges and communities to reduce high-risk drinking among college students.

Assists in administering the joint Alcohol Awareness Poster program with the Departments of Education and Health, and the Governor's Drug Policy Council.

Participates in the conduct of owner/manager training provided by the Bureau for Commonwealth licensees.

Participates in monitoring seller/server trainers, providing assistance and inspecting licensees regarding RAMP certification.

Participates in the development of licensee assistance programs including literature and various prevention materials targeted to establishments confronted with "at risk" groups.

Attends local and statewide meetings and at various trade shows, annual conferences, and seminars, which may include making public speeches and fielding questions on relevant topics.

Participates in the identification and development of strategic opportunities, programs, literature, educational materials, conferences, special projects, outreach efforts, and public events.

Travels to field locations to present alcohol education educations programs and to provide assistance to other organizations.

Performs related duties as required.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

Ability to read and understand training materials.

Ability to speak in front of large, varied audiences.

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.

Ability to communicate effectively orally.

Ability to communicate effectively in writing.

MINIMUM EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING: A bachelor’s degree;

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An equivalent combination of experience and training.