Local Emergency Preparedness Coordinator | HEALTH PROGRAM SPECIALIST I
California Department of Public Health
Location: Sacramento, California
Type: Full Time
Salary: $6,061.00 - $7,587.00
Internal Number: JC-337747
The Health Program Specialist I (HPS I) works under the direction of the Staff Services Manager I (SSM I) of the Local Preparedness Unit (LPU). The incumbent acts as a skilled technical program consultant, coordinating the development and implementation of their portion of 58 local public health jurisdictions’ (LHJs) emergency preparedness programs, supported with both federal and state funds, and performing complex, high-level analysis of these programs and their performance measures. The HPS I serves as a subject matter expert (SME) providing technical program consultations to LHJs on Public Health Emergency Preparedness (PHEP), Hospital Preparedness Program (HPP), and Pandemic Influenza (Pan Flu) emergency preparedness programs.
In addition to evaluating each candidate's relative ability, as demonstrated by quality and breadth of experience, the following factors will provide the basis for competitively evaluating each candidate:
Commitment to advancing racial equity, health equity, climate and economic justice, diversity, and inclusion in approach, processes, policies, and deliverables
Experience working with local health departments (especially in California)
Experience advancing health equity through policy change
Program coordination experience
Experience with climate change policy
Experience engaging with diverse communities
Ability to work collaboratively as a member of a team, while performing a wide array of complex work independently
Ability to develop and manage professional relationships
Ability to prioritize and meet multiple competing deadlines
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Ability to utilize office systems and computer applications such as Microsoft Office Suite
A professional, courteous, and positive demeanor
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.
Statement of Qualifications - Please see Statement of Qualifications instructions below at end of posting. Any applications received that do not provide a written response to the SOQ will not be scored/reviewed.
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.
Statement of Qualifications
Using the duty statement and job description posted, please describe how your knowledge, skills, and experience qualify you for this position. Use specific examples and include relevant education, employer information, and job duties as applicable.
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.