Job Posting: Policy and Program Analyst

Department of Public Health

JC-206316
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Policy and Program Analyst
ASSOCIATE GOVERNMENTAL PROGRAM ANALYST

$5,149.00 - $6,446.00 per Month

Final Filing Date: 7/6/2020

Job Description and Duties

This position supports the California Department of Public Health’s (CDPH) mission and strategic plan by performing a variety of the more complex analytical policy and operational activities on center level assignments.

The Associate Governmental Program Analyst (AGPA) works under the direction of the Assistant Deputy Director for Data Operations (CEA A) in the Center for Health Statistics and Informatics (CHSI). As special assistant to the CEA A, the AGPA performs the most complex analytical support activities related to policy and operations on a wide variety of executive level assignments. The AGPA performs complex research and program analysis to develop knowledge related to policies, procedures, and Departmental and CHSI operations. The AGPA functions in a self-directed manner, with thorough knowledge of CHSI and Department policies and procedures to perform analytical assignments in the areas of legislative analysis and program analysis, as directed by the CEA A. The AGPA is responsible for providing analytical support for the CEA A, and the most complex policy and program analysis for the programs within the CHSI Data Operations Division. The AGPA provides analytical support for the special projects occurring within CHSI, including research and evaluation of policy and programs for the two branches under direction of the CEA A, and assists with implementation of complex policies and procedures within those branches. The AGPA will act as back up Personnel Liaison for CHSI.

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You will find additional information about the job in the Duty Statement.

Minimum Requirements

You will find the Minimum Requirements in the Class Specification.

Position Details

Job Code #:
JC-206316
Position #(s):
580-201-5393-909
Working Title:
Policy and Program Analyst
Classification:
ASSOCIATE GOVERNMENTAL PROGRAM ANALYST
$5,149.00 - $6,446.00 A
STAFF SERVICES ANALYST (GENERAL)
$3,298.00 - $4,132.00 A
$3,571.00 - $4,469.00 B
$4,281.00 - $5,360.00 C
# of Positions:
1
Work Location:
Sacramento County
Job Type:
Permanent, Full Time

Department Information

The Center for Health Statistics and Informatics (CHSI) is responsible for department-wide initiatives to improve the effectiveness of our work through better health information systems, increased application of epidemiologic methods of analysis, strong liaisons with public health organizations and schools of public health, and effective partnerships with local health agencies and professionals.  CHSI is involved in many cross-cutting and innovative data projects including the Ecosystem of Data Sharing (EODS) interoperability initiative, the California Integrated Vital Records System (Cal-IVRS), the statewide Open Data Portal data exchange, and Let’s Get Healthy California. 

Free parking and access to 2 major freeways!

Application Instructions

Completed applications and all required documents must be received or postmarked by the Final Filing Date in order to be considered. Dates printed on Mobile Bar Codes, such as the Quick Response (QR) Codes available at the USPS, are not considered Postmark dates for the purpose of determining timely filing of an application.

Final Filing Date: 7/6/2020

Who May Apply

Individuals who are currently in the classification, eligible for lateral transfer, eligible for reinstatement, have list eligibility, are in the process of obtaining list eligibility, or have SROA and/or Surplus eligibility (please attach your letter, if available). SROA and Surplus candidates are given priority; therefore, individuals with other eligibility may be considered in the event no SROA or Surplus candidates apply. Individuals who are eligible for a Training and Development assignment may also be considered for this position(s).

Applications will be screened and only the most qualified applicants will be selected to move forward in the selection process.
Applicants must meet the Minimum Qualifications stated in the Classification Specification(s).

How To Apply

Complete Application Packages (including your Examination/Employment Application (STD 678) and applicable or required documents) must be submitted to apply for this Job Posting. Application Packages may be submitted electronically through your CalCareer Account at www.CalCareers.ca.gov. When submitting your application in hard copy, a completed copy of the Application Package listing must be included. If you choose to not apply electronically, a hard copy application package may be submitted through an alternative method listed below:

Address for Mailing Application Packages

You may submit your application and any applicable or required documents to:

Department of Public Health
Attn: Classification & Certification Unit
P.O. Box 997378
MS 1700-1702
Sacramento, CA 95899-7378

Address for Drop-Off Application Packages

You may drop off your application and any applicable or required documents at:

Classification & Certification Unit
1615 Capitol Avenue Suite 73.430
Sacramento, CA 95814
08:00 AM - 05:00 PM

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 - Along with your application, please attach a Statement of Qualifications (SOQ). The SOQ is a narrative discussion of your experience which qualifies you for this position. The SOQ must be no more than two (2) pages long. The application and resume will not be accepted in lieu of the SOQ.
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.

Benefits

For information regarding available employee benefits, please visit the California State Civil Service Employee Benefits Summary page on the California Department of Human Resources’ website at https://www.calhr.ca.gov/Pages/California-State-Civil-Service-Employee-Benefits-Summary.aspx.

Contact Information

The Human Resources Contact is available to answer questions regarding the application process. The Hiring Unit Contact is available to answer questions regarding the position.

Human Resources Contact:
Human Resources Division
(916) 445-0983
apply@cdph.ca.gov
Hiring Unit Contact:
Erica Stratton
(916) 445-9019

Please direct requests for Reasonable Accommodations to the interview scheduler at the time the interview is being scheduled. You may direct any additional questions regarding Reasonable Accommodations or Equal Employment Opportunity for this position(s) to the Department's EEO Office.

EEO Contact:
EEO Office
(916) 445-0938
California Relay Service: 1-800-735-2929 (TTY), 1-800-735-2922 (Voice) TTY is a Telecommunications Device for the Deaf, and is reachable only from phones equipped with a TTY Device.

Equal Opportunity Employer

The State of California is an equal opportunity employer to all, regardless of age, ancestry, color, disability (mental and physical), exercising the right to family care and medical leave, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, military or veteran status, national origin, political affiliation, race, religious creed, sex (includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), and sexual orientation.

It is an objective of the State of California to achieve a drug-free work place. Any applicant for state employment will be expected to behave in accordance with this objective because the use of illegal drugs is inconsistent with the law of the State, the rules governing Civil Service, and the special trust placed in public servants.

Application Methods:
Electronic (Using your CalCareer Account)
By Mail
Drop-off