Environmental and Health Program 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-337944
This position supports the California Department of Public Health’s (CDPH) mission and strategic plan by serving as the Environmental and Health Coordinator in the Division of Radiation Safety and Environmental Management (DRSEM) to expand the Division’s efforts in policies and procedures development and coordination, outreach communication, and coordination and collaboration efforts in support of the division’s various regulatory programs. This includes conducting research, development of guidance and informational materials, and coordination and communication with internal and external partners and stakeholders.
Under the direction of the Staff Services Manager I, the Health Program Specialist I (HPS I) researches data and information in support of departmental and public inquiries relative to environmental and health program areas. The HPS I examines data and prepares correspondences, reports, and guidance materials. This position uses skills of an experienced environmental and health professional to increase the Division’s capabilities in connecting with external partners and stakeholders and bolstering existing program policy support that DRSEM oversees.
The HPS I attends meetings within the Department and with local environmental health jurisdictions, state and federal officials, and other stakeholders and participates in environmental health planning, training, and advisory groups as appropriate. The HPS I will develop and conduct trainings for DRSEM Branches and assists with review of media requests, legislation, and regulations for environmental health impact at state and federal levels. The HPS I monitors emerging environmental and public health threats and engages local, state, federal, and other public institutions on opportunities to partner on program areas of common interests.
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:
Possess excellent communication skills (both written and oral).
Possess excellent writing skills including the ability to adapt and adjust to different writing styles to achieve maximum effectiveness.
Proficient in MS Office Suite including Word, Power Point, Outlook, and Excel.
Ability to create and maintain inter-office relationships with a teamwork environment.
Work under pressure with multiple assignments in a fast-paced office environment.
Ability to navigate both internet and intranet to research and gather regulations and programmatic information.
Experience with tracking, writing, and reviewing legislative bills, pertaining to the programs.
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.
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.