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Job Posting: Associate Governmental Program Analyst for Healthcare Rights and Access

Department of Justice

Associate Governmental Program Analyst for Healthcare Rights and Access

$5,383.00 - $6,739.00 per Month

Final Filing Date: 10/27/2021

Job Description and Duties

Are you interested in joining a dynamic team working to advance healthcare access, equality, and fair competition? The Healthcare Rights and Access Section is seeking experienced and motivated AGPAs to join our team working in these critical areas.

The Healthcare Rights and Access Section serves as the lead in affirmative healthcare related matters involving healthcare system transactions, reproductive justice, healthcare privacy, consumer protection, and competition matters. The Section represents the Attorney General in his independent capacity and coordinates this work with others in the Department of Justice, including sections in the Public Rights and Civil Law Divisions. The Attorney General’s Healthcare Rights and Access Section has comprehensive authority to work on any matters, including his oversight over all non-profit healthcare facility transactions, investigations, litigation, and legislation, that will increase and protect the accessibility, affordability, and quality of healthcare in the State of California. The Section is responsible for overseeing and leading all work in the areas of reproductive justice, consumer healthcare rights, review of healthcare facility transactions, and healthcare consolidation among other areas.

Under the direction of the Staff Services Manager of the Public Rights Division and the Senior Assistant Attorney General, the successful candidate for this position will perform a wide variety of complex, analytical duties in support of the section’s programs, which include the collection and review of complaints, reports, filings and other documents, outreach and education, analysis of and aid in the section’s cases and investigations, rulemaking and enforcement of California’s consumer protection, competition, healthcare facilities transaction, and privacy laws, among others.

The duties will include, but are not limited to: the review of consumer complaints, and other documents and data; evaluating information on unlawful and unfair practices; conducting complex analyses of consumer and industry practices and trends; preparing and compiling reports regarding section programs and activities; aiding in investigations and cases; coordinating with the Senior Assistant, Supervising Deputies, Deputies and staff on possible solution to healthcare equity, access and cost issues; assisting with section programs including the organization and review of documents; assisting with outreach, contracts and procurement; conducting complex analyses of data; recommending changes in section processes; assisting with response to requests under the Public Records Act litigation document management and analysis; consulting with attorneys and experts in support of investigations and litigation; interviewing witnesses and preparing reports and other documents; providing testimony, supporting rulemaking efforts, and conducting a variety of research and other projects.

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 #:
Position #(s):
Working Title:
Associate Governmental Program Analyst for Healthcare Rights and Access
$5,383.00 - $6,739.00 A
# of Positions:
Work Location:
Sacramento County
Job Type:
Permanent, Full Time
PRD - Belen Eszlinger
Work Shift:
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Work Week:
Monday - Friday

Department Information

• This position is located in the Division of Public Rights, Healthcare Rights and Access section and may be filled in Oakland (JC-268883), San Francisco (JC-268884), Los Angeles (JC-268985), or Sacramento (JC-266852). However, only one (1) STD 678 State Application is needed. Please clearly indicate your preferred city or cities and the JC code in the “Examination or Job Title(s) For Which You Are Applying” section of your State Application.

• Please disregard the SROA/Surplus language below, as the Department of Justice requires applicants to submit their SROA/Surplus Letter if that is the basis of their eligibility.

• For more information about the Department of Justice, please visit the Attorney General’s website at

Special Requirements

• A fingerprint check will be required.

• Clearly indicate the Job Code(s), location(s),and the title of this position in the “Examination or Job Title(s) For Which You Are Applying” section located on the first page of your State Application.

• Individuals who are new to state service must have list eligibility in order to gain employment with the California Office of the Attorney General.  The process is described at

• If you are using education to meet the minimum qualifications for this position, you must submit a copy of your transcript or diploma. Unofficial school transcripts may be accepted during the application process; however, submission of official transcripts or your diploma is required prior to appointment.

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: 10/27/2021

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.

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 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 Justice
Attn: Belen Eszlinger (JC-266852) Sacramento
1300 I Street, 10th Floor
Sacramento, CA 95814

Address for Drop-Off Application Packages

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

Department of Justice
Belen Eszlinger (JC-266852) Sacramento
1300 I Street, 10th Floor
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 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.
  • Other - A Cover Letter is required and must be included. 
  • Statement of Qualifications - Describe how your experience and qualifications make you the best canidate for this position (not to exceed two pages).
  • Other -

    Click on the following link to complete the California Department of Justice Recruitment Survey:

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.

Desirable Qualifications

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:

Ideal applicants demonstrate strong analytical skills and computer skills, and have experience assisting with cases. Applicants should possess the ability to work independently or as a member of a team, take initiative, assume responsibility, and exercise good judgment. Excellent oral and written communication skills are critical, as well as the ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines. Candidates should have experience in aiding with investigations or complex research projects.


Benefit information can be found on the CalHR website and the CalPERS website.

Contact Information

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

Hiring Unit Contact:
Leticia Aguirre, Legal Secretary
(916) 210-7788

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 Officer
(916) 210-7580
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.

Additional Information

Additional Application Filing Information:


Please note, if using the United States Postal Service for delivery, there is no guarantee that your application will be date stamped and will arrive by the final filing date. If your application does not have a postmark or date stamp and arrives after the final filing date, your application will not be accepted. Therefore, to ensure timely delivery of your application, it is recommended that you use either electronic delivery, parcel service, or certified mail. Using one of these options will provide proof of delivery prior to the final filing date.

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