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Health Program Administration

Health Program classification perform a variety of task related to health program administration including the provision of consultation to State, Federal and Local agencies in the planning, implementation, evaluation and monitoring of health programs, special studies or projects.  In the course of these activities, staff develop, evaluate, and research health policy issues; coordinate health program activities; disseminate information to agencies; prepare monitor evaluate contacts for compliance with health regulations; develop and submit grant proposals for funding; define new programs and identify resources required; and apply and recommend changes in health regulations.

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Health Program Specialist

The Health Program Specialist (HPS) performs a variety of tasks related to planning, implementation, evaluation and monitoring of health programs, special studies or projects.  The HPS evaluates and researches health policy issues, coordinates health program activities, monitors contracts for compliance with health regulations, grant proposals for funding and represent the department in dealings with local State, Federal and local agencies. 

​​How to apply

Step 1: Create or Login to Your CalCareer Account

With a CalCareer account, you can take state civil service examinations, store different versions of your application, apply for vacancies, track your application status and save your resume all in one place.

Step 2: Take Examination/Assessment

Before you can work for the State, you need to take and pass an examination for the job type (classification) that you wish to be considered for employment. The assessment process can take many forms (i.e. self-assessments or written exams) and maybe required to be completed in-person or online. Examination Bulletins list the minimum qualifications and the steps required to apply and/or complete the examination/assessment. If you have current or past state experience, you may have Transfer Eligibility or Reinstatement Rights.

  
  
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Health Program Specialist I$6,061.00-$7,587.00Multiple0PBHCContinuous
Health Program Specialist II$6,658.00-$8,334.00Multiple0PBHJContinuous
Health Program Manager I$6,403.00-$7,954.00Multiple0PBHAContinuous
Health Program Manager II$7,028.00-$8,732.00Multiple0PBHDContinuous
Health Program Manager III$8,173.00-$9,280.00Multiple0PBHBContinuous

​Step 3: Search and Apply for Jobs

Once you have taken the examination or established eligibility for the job type that you wish to be considered for employment, you may be considered for open positions in that job type by applying for job vacancies. Login to your CalCareer account, locate the job posting you wish to apply for and click on “Apply for This Job” and follow the prompts.

  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
Health Program Specialist II - Occupational Health Illness Specialist$6,658.00-$8,334.00Permanent Full TimeCenter for Healthy CommunitiesOccupational Health Branch - RichmondContra CostaJC# 3533022/22/20230PBHJContinuous
Health Program Specialist I - Policy Content Specialist$6,061.00-$7,587.00Limited Term Full TimeCenter for Infectious DiseasesCenter for Infectious DiseasesStatewideJC# 3528752/15/20230PBHCContinuous
Health Program Specialist II - Inquiries Unit Lead$6,658.00-$8,334.00Limited Term Full TimeCenter for Infectious DiseasesCenter for Infectious DiseasesStatewideJC# 3528812/15/20230PBHJContinuous
Health Program Specialist II - Health Equity and Policy Specialist$6,658.00-$8,334.00Permanent Full TimeCenter for Healthy CommunitiesSafe & Active Communities BranchSacramentoJC# 3535942/15/20230PBHJContinuous
Program Manager II, Office of Emergency Services - 24/7 Intelligence Section Chief$8,440.00-$10,505.00Permanent Full TimePublic Health Emergency PreparednessPublic Health Emergency PreparednessSacramentoJC# 3531332/15/20236PB47Continuous
Health Program Specialist II - Special Assistant to the Assistant Public Health Officer$6,658.00-$8,334.00Permanent Full TimeExecutive DivisionDirector's OfficeContra CostaJC#3566173/20/20230PBHJContinuous
Health Program Manager I - Unit Chief, CORESS Local Program Support$6,563.00-$8,153.00Permanent Full TimeCenter for Family HealthMaternal Child & Adolecent Health BranchSacramentoJC# 3581633/20/20230PBHAContinuous
Health Program Specialist II - Home Visiting Health Program Specialist$6,658.00-$8,334.00Permanent Full TimeCenter for Family HealthMaternal Child & Adolecent Health BranchSacramentoJC#3598193/28/20230PBHJContinuous
Associate Governmental Program Analyst - Emergency Fiscal Analyst$5,518.00-$6,907.00Limited Term Full TimeCenter for Health Care QualityOffice of Internal OperationsSacramentoJC#3599793/21/20239PB04Continuous
Health Program Specialist I - Digital Communications Lead$6,061.00-$7,587.00Permanent Full TimeCenter for Health Care QualityHealthcare-Associated Infections ProgramContra CostaJC#3602013/22/20230PBHCContinuous
Health Program Specialist II - Communication and Outreach Coordinator$6,658.00-$8,334.00Permanent Full TimeCenter for Health Statistics and InformaticsDivision OfficeSacramentoJC#3606063/23/20230PBHJContinuous
Health Program Manager I - Regulations Unit Manager$6,563.00-$8,153.00Permanent Full TimeCenter for Environmental HealthRadiologic Health Branch - SacramentoSacramentoJC#3606783/24/20230PBHAContinuous
Health Program Specialist I - Local Emergency Preparedness Coordinator$6,061.00-$7,587.00Permanent Full TimePublic Health Emergency PreparednessPublic Health Emergency PreparednessSacramentoJC#3609033/24/20230PBHCContinuous
Health Program Specialist I - Epidemiology and Laboratory Capacity Program Specialist$6,061.00-$7,587.00Limited Term Full TimePublic Health Emergency PreparednessPublic Health Emergency PreparednessSacramentoJC# 3610273/27/20230PBHCContinuous
Health Program Specialist II - Mental Health Equity Specialist$6,658.00-$8,334.00Permanent Full TimeOffice of Health EquityOffice of Health EquitySacramentoJC# 3609903/27/20230PBHJContinuous
Associate Governmental Program Analyst - Contract Manager$5,518.00-$6,907.00Permanent Full TimeCenter for Healthy CommunitiesChronic Disease Control BranchSacramentoJC# 3510413/29/20239PB04Continuous
Associate Governmental Program Analyst - Program Integrity Analyst$5,518.00-$6,907.00Permanent Full TimeCenter for Family HealthWomen, Infants & Children DivisionSacramentoJC#3369853/30/20239PB04Continuous
Associate Governmental Program Analyst - Vendor Audits Analyst$5,518.00-$6,907.00Permanent Full TimeCenter for Family HealthWomen, Infants & Children DivisionSacramentoJC#3387593/30/20239PB04Continuous
Health Program Specialist I - Health Program Grant Specialist$6,061.00-$7,587.00Permanent Full TimeCenter for Infectious DiseasesOffice of AIDS Support BranchSacramentoJC#3622314/7/20230PBHCContinuous
Health Program Specialist I - Consultant$6,061.00-$7,587.00Permanent Full TimeCenter for Healthy CommunitiesTobacco Control BranchSacramentoJC# 3623544/19/20230PBHCContinuous
Public Health Medical Officer III $12,032.00-$16,898.00Permanent Full TimeCenter for Infectious DiseasesSTD Control Branch OfficeStatewideJC# 3623354/5/20238H1AE0204/21/2023
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