Health Program Specialist position at CDPH

This is a position available in Sacramento.
Leah Loh (Maddock)



Salary: $4,930.00 – $6,171.00
Posted: 12/10/2014

Job Description:

This position is with the California Personal Responsibility Education Program (PREP), Program Standards Branch, within the Maternal, Child and Adolescent Health (MCAH) Division.


All interested applicants must submit a State Application Form, std. 678, (with original signature), please indicate your exam score located on your result notice on your
state application and attach your exam result notice to your state application, and include a resume. Failure to follow these instructions may cause rejection of your application.

Under the direct supervision of the Chief, Program Standards Branch, MCAH Division, the Health Program Specialist (HPS) I is responsible for providing support and expertise to CA PREP, including technical assistance/support to local agencies, program development
and implementation activities, such as research and development of program guidelines, standardized Scope of Work (SOW), and program data collection and analysis processes. The HPS I is responsible for facilitating and participating in the assessment, monitoring
and evaluation of program activities and for providing written and verbal reports to management with recommendations for program improvement. Desirable skills include the ability to take initiative to ensure high quality programming, to work independently
and take lead responsibility for special projects, to function effectively and work collaboratively in a team environment, and to communicate effectively with local agencies, and to organize and facilitate meetings and trainings. The incumbent functions as
a liaison between staff in the local programs and the State MCAH Division and partners in other programs at the Federal, State and local level. This position is located in mid-town Sacramento, east of the State Capitol. If interested, please send an email
to for a duty statement. Employees applying for this position who wish to be considered on a transfer basis must meet the minimum qualifications for the classification per CCR Rule
250. You may be required to provide copies of your college transcripts or a copy of your college diploma if applicable. All applications will be screened and only the most qualified applicants will be interviewed. Thank you.

Additional Information:

Working Title

Position Number

Health Program Specialist I

580 – 520 – 8338 – 027







Full Time

Permanent month(s)

Final Filing Date:

Department Link:

Until Filled

None Specified

Contact Unit/Address

Contact Name/Phone

Maternal, Child and Adolescent Health Division
PO Box 997420, MS 8300
Sacramento, CA 95899-7420

Merijune Tokuno
(916) 650-0316