Legislative Health Equity Specialist | HEALTH PROGRAM SPECIALIST II
California Department of Public Health
Location: Sacramento, California
Salary: $6,658.00 - $8,334.00 monthly
Internal Number: JC-338557
Come be a part of this exciting team dedicated to being a resource for the development and enactment of legislation to protect and promote public health on behalf of all Californians! We value creative problem-solving and enthusiastic pursuit of new ideas. We encourage innovation and creativity!
The Health Program Specialist (HPS II) provides highly skilled technical assistance and training for California Department of Public Health’s (CDPH) leaders and legislative liaisons within program areas to strengthen departmental capacity for equity focused legislative analysis and recommendations. The incumbent collaborates with the CDPH Office of Health Equity (OHE) and other health equity staff on bill analyses and recommendations. The HPS II also works with external stakeholders focused on health equity issues and provides internal consultation on policy positions and rationales. Offers technical assistance support to the LGA team ensuring immersion of health equity impact considerations and framing. The HPS II will be responsible for attending meetings with local health jurisdictions, state and federal officials, health equity associations, community-based organizations, and participate in advisory groups/committees as directed by LGA leadership. This position involves up to 10% travel.
Telework is available for this position in accordance with CDPH’s Telework Policies and Procedures.
This work location is very convenient! The CDPH is located a few blocks from the light rail and public transportation; within walking distance to the State Capitol, parks, restaurants, and farmer’s markets. Our building has easy access to I-5, Highway 50 and Highway 80, Capital City Fwy, and CA-160.
This is 12 month limited-term position with possibility of being extended or becoming permanent.
Required Application Package Documents
The following items are required to be submitted with your application. Applicants who do not submit the required items timely may not be considered for this job:
Current version of the State Examination/Employment Application STD Form 678 (when not applying electronically), or the Electronic State Employment Application through your Applicant Account at www.CalCareers.ca.gov. All Experience and Education relating to the Minimum Qualifications listed on the Classification Specification should be included to demonstrate how you meet the Minimum Qualifications for the position.
Resume is required and must be included.
Applicants requiring reasonable accommodations for the hiring interview process must request the necessary accommodations if scheduled for a hiring interview. The request should be made at the time of contact to schedule the interview. Questions regarding reasonable accommodations may be directed to the EEO contact listed on this job posting.
You will find the Minimum Requirements in the Class Specification.
At the California Department of Public Health (CDPH), equity, diversity, and inclusion are at the core of our mission to advance the health and well-being of California’s diverse people and communities. We are genuinely and strongly committed to cultivating and preserving a culture of inclusion and connectedness where we can grow and learn together with a diverse team of employees. In recruiting for team members, we welcome the unique contributions that you can bring to us and the work we do.
The Human Resources Division (HRD) partners with CDPH’s programs and management to provide guidance and consultative services on HR matters that are necessary for the Department to carry out its mission to deliver quality public health services.