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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$6,563.00-$8,153.00Multiple0PBHAContinuous
Health Program Manager II$7,204.00-$8,950.00Multiple0PBHDContinuous
Health Program Manager III$8,759.00-$9,945.00Multiple0PBHBContinuous

​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.

  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
Staff Services Analyst (General) - Prenatal Screening Logistics Unit Analyst$3,534.00-$5,744.00Permanent Full TimeCenter for Family HealthGenetic Disease Division - RichmondContra CostaJC# 39261810/3/20237PB34Continuous
Staff Services Manager I - Breastfeeding Peer Counseling Unit Chief$6,563.00-$8,153.00Permanent Full TimeCenter for Family HealthWomen, Infants & Children DivisionSacramentoJC# 39281710/4/20239PB19Continuous
Health Program Specialist I - COVID-19 Contract Coordinator$6,061.00-$7,587.00Permanent Full TimePublic Health Emergency PreparednessPublic Health Emergency PreparednessSacramentoJC#39310110/4/20230PBHCContinuous
Health Education Consultant II - Outreach Consultant$5,884.00-$7,725.00Permanent Full TimeCenter for Healthy CommunitiesCA Childhood Lead Poison Prevention Branch - RichmondContra CostaJC# 39353210/9/20235H11112/15/2023
Staff Services Manager II (Supervisory) - Northern Section Chief$7,204.00-$8,950.00Permanent Full TimeCenter for Family HealthWomen, Infants & Children DivisionSacramentoJC# 39372210/9/20239PB16Continuous
Health Program Specialist I - Local MCAH Program Consultant$6,061.00-$7,587.00Permanent Full TimeCenter for Family HealthMaternal Child & Adolecent Health BranchSacramentoJC# 39406410/4/20230PBHCContinuous
Health Program Specialist II - State Planning Coordinator$6,658.00-$8,334.00Permanent Full TimePublic Health Emergency PreparednessPublic Health Emergency PreparednessSacramentoJC#39431610/5/20230PBHJContinuous
Health Program Specialist I - Local Grant Coordinator$6,061.00-$7,587.00Limited Term Full TimePublic Health Emergency PreparednessPublic Health Emergency PreparednessSacramentoJC#39434210/5/20230PBHCContinuous
Health Program Specialist I - Program Consultant$6,061.00-$7,587.00Permanent Full TimeCenter for Family HealthMaternal Child & Adolecent Health BranchSacramentoJC#39433010/12/20230PBHCContinuous
Health Program Specialist I - Reproductive Freedom Health Equity Specialist$6,061.00-$7,587.00Permanent Full TimeOffice of Health EquityOffice of Health EquityContra CostaJC# 39461110/6/20230PBHCContinuous
Health Program Specialist I - Reproductive Freedom Health Equity Specialist$6,061.00-$7,587.00Permanent Full TimeOffice of Health EquityOffice of Health EquitySacramentoJC# 39462110/6/20230PBHCContinuous
Associate Governmental Program Analyst - Transgender, Gender Non-Conforming and Intersex Health Equity Analyst$5,518.00-$6,907.00Permanent Full TimeOffice of Health EquityOffice of Health EquitySacramentoJC#39466710/6/20239PB04Continuous
Associate Governmental Program Analyst - Transgender, Gender Non-Conforming and Intersex Health Equity Analyst$5,518.00-$6,907.00Permanent Full TimeOffice of Health EquityOffice of Health EquityContra CostaJC#39468410/6/20239PB04Continuous
Health Program Specialist II - Policy Specialist$6,658.00-$8,334.00Permanent Full TimeCenter for Healthy CommunitiesOffice of Oral HealthSacramentoJC#39473110/9/20230PBHJContinuous
Health Program Specialist II - Health, Equity, Anti-Racism, Trauma Responsive Transformation (HEART) Team Co-Lead$6,658.00-$8,334.00Permanent Full TimeOffice of Health EquityOffice of Health EquitySacramentoJC#39485010/9/20230PBHJContinuous
Health Program Specialist II - Health, Equity, Anti-Racism, Trauma Responsive Transformation (HEART) Team Co-Lead$6,658.00-$8,334.00Permanent Full TimeOffice of Health EquityOffice of Health EquityContra CostaJC#39489110/9/20230PBHJContinuous
Health Program Manager II - Climate Surveillance Program Section Manager$7,204.00-$8,950.00Permanent Full TimeOffice of Health EquityOffice of Health EquitySacramentoJC# 39495310/10/20230PBHDContinuous
Health Program Manager II - Climate Surveillance Program Section Manager$7,204.00-$8,950.00Permanent Full TimeOffice of Health EquityOffice of Health EquityContra CostaJC# 39496510/10/20230PBHDContinuous
Health Program Specialist I - Project Officer$6,061.00-$7,587.00Permanent Full TimeCenter for Healthy CommunitiesNutrition Education & Obesity Prevention BranchSacramentoJC# 39510310/17/20230PBHCContinuous
Health Program Specialist I $6,061.00-$7,587.00Permanent Full TimeCenter for Infectious DiseasesImmunization Branch OfficeContra CostaJC# 39511210/10/20230PBHCContinuous
Health Program Specialist II - Health Data Specialist$6,658.00-$8,334.00Permanent Full TimeCenter for Infectious DiseasesCommunicable Disease Control Division OfficeSacramentoJC#39518910/11/20230PBHJContinuous
Health Program Manager I - Chief, Local MCAH Program Support Unit$6,563.00-$8,153.00Permanent Full TimeCenter for Family HealthMaternal Child & Adolecent Health BranchSacramentoJC#39523010/11/20230PBHAContinuous
Health Program Specialist I - Cal-PPH Initiative Logistics Coordinator$6,061.00-$7,587.00Permanent Full TimeCenter for Infectious DiseasesCommunicable Disease Control Division OfficeSacramentoJC# 39546310/12/20230PBHCContinuous
Health Program Specialist I - Cal-PPH Initiative Logistics Coordinator$6,061.00-$7,587.00Permanent Full TimeCenter for Infectious DiseasesCommunicable Disease Control Division OfficeContra CostaJC# 39548310/12/20230PBHCContinuous
Health Program Specialist I - Cal-PPH Initiative Logistics Coordinator$6,061.00-$7,587.00Permanent Full TimeCenter for Infectious DiseasesCommunicable Disease Control Division OfficeSan DiegoJC# 39549210/12/20230PBHCContinuous
Health Program Specialist I - Local Technical Assistance and Training Specialist$6,061.00-$7,587.00Permanent Full TimeOffice of Health EquityOffice of Health EquitySacramentoJC#39612010/17/20230PBHCContinuous
Health Program Specialist I - Local Technical Assistance and Training Specialist$6,061.00-$7,587.00Permanent Full TimeOffice of Health EquityOffice of Health EquityContra CostaJC#39615310/17/20230PBHCContinuous
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