Make a difference for California families
The California Department of Public Health/Women, Infants and Children Division (CDPH/WIC) is looking for energetic and innovative people with a passion for contributing to work that improves the lives of Californians. In administering the WIC program, the CDPH/WIC Division has embraced its core guiding principle as "Families First."
We offer a wide range of career options, including in public health, nutrition, and education positions as well as management, administration, analytical, and support positions.
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1. Why work at CDPH/WIC
2. Job opportunities
3. How do I apply?
Why work at CDPH/WIC
CDPH/WIC, under the Center for Family Health, embraces the vision to nourish and empower families to grow and to build a healthy future. At CDPH/WIC, you will have the opportunity to work with amazing people and make a lasting impact in the lives of hundreds of thousands of families across California. We aim for excellence in serving California WIC families through innovation, modernization, equity, and the inclusion of diverse peoples of all backgrounds.
As important as our work, we recognize that our success starts with happy and engaged employees. We are committed to building a collaborative and strengths-based team division- wide. At CDPH/WIC, we believe in cultivating personal strengths to elevate our workplace culture where employees thrive professionally and personally.
CDPH/WIC supports flexible work arrangements, including telework, while supporting the CDPH/WIC mission. More than 98% of its employees work remotely full-time.
See below why CDPH/WIC is one of the best places to work.
CDPH/WIC supports a better work-life balance and well-being by offering:
- Remote-centered telework
- Flexible work hours such as alternate work week schedules
CDPH/WIC encourages continued growth and development to help build your skills, stay up-to-date, and meet your career goals by offering:
- Professional business coaching resources including 1:1 coaching, wellbeing webinars, professional strengths assessments, and team development opportunities
- On-the-job training and continuous learning, training, and mentorship opportunities
CDPH/WIC's physical location is at the Natomas campus in Sacramento. While most staff work remotely, CDPH/WIC provides free parking, has easy freeway access, and is close to numerous well-known restaurants and retail stores.
The State of California offers CDPH/WIC staff generous benefits that include retirement and savings plans, health and dental insurance, and access to long-term disability and long-term care insurance. Staff will also earn flexible paid vacation and sick leave.
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How do I apply?
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