Air Quality Project Coordinator | HEALTH PROGRAM SPECIALIST I
California Department of Public Health
Location: Richmond, California
Type: Full Time
Salary: $6,061.00 - $7,587.00 monthly
Internal Number: JC-339056
This position supports the California Department of Public Health’s (CDPH) mission and strategic plan by strengthening the state environmental public health and laboratory testing program providing assistance in carrying out research studies related to airborne pathogen transmission and working on administrative and fiscal tasks.
The incumbent works under the direction of the Staff Services Manager I, Chief of the Administrative Unit within the Environmental Health Laboratory Branch. The Health Program Specialist I (HPS I) functions as a highly skilled, technical program specialist. The HPS I assists in the planning, organizing, and carrying out scientific research studies to reduce airborne pathogen transmission by improving air quality as mandated under Health and Safety Code §425, §105400 et seq. The HPS I assists with strategy design, policy recommendations, programmatic interventions, data collection and analysis, and evaluation methods. The HPS I provides consultations to local, state, and federal agencies and community organizations. The HPS I is responsible for complex administrative and fiscal tasks.
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.
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:
Preferred candidates are those with a science and administrative background; good multi-tasking skills; and are a team player.
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.