Job Posting: Administration Analyst

Department of Public Health

Administration Analyst

$5,383.00 - $6,739.00 per Month

Final Filing Date: 9/27/2021

Job Description and Duties

This position supports the California Department of Public Health’s (CDPH) mission and strategic plan by ensuring core business areas are efficient, innovative, transparent, and customer focused.


The Associate Governmental Program Analyst (AGPA) serves as a highly skilled professional with independent responsibility for carrying out a variety of assignments in a fast-paced environment, providing coordination support for the CA Connected Workforce Training and Development Team.  This position also works closely with external partners from University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), to develop and implement the California Public Health Corps (CA-PHC) Training and Pathways Program and the Virtual Training Academy (VTA).  The incumbent provides subject matter expertise, as well as high-level support for the coordination of all aspects of the VTA and CA-PHC programs.


The incumbent works under the direction of the Health Program Manager II (HPM II), California Connected Workforce Training and Development Section Chief.  

This is a 12-month Limited-Term, Full-Time position that may be extended or become Permanent in the future.

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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 #:
Position #(s):
Working Title:
Administration Analyst
$5,383.00 - $6,739.00 A
# of Positions:
Work Location:
Sacramento County
Job Type:
12 Month Limited Term - Full Time

Department Information

This position supports the California Department of Public Health’s (CDPH) mission and strategic plan by performing the more varied, and complex technical analytical assignments.

Special Requirements

For experience/education to qualify during the application screening process, and to ensure that minimum qualifications can be determined, applicants should include all employment history on the Employment Application (STD 678) and/or Resume, including detailed job descriptions, hours worked per week, and start/end dates (MM/DD/YYYY).  Application packages without this information will experience delayed processing times and your eligibility for this position may be impacted.

Statement of Qualifications (SOQ) Instructions

Applicants that DO NOT fully address the below talking points WILL NOT be considered for this position.  Please include all relevant experience, education, and training, as applicable.  Your SOQ should be typed, in 12-point Arial font, double-spaced, on 8.5” X 11” paper, not to exceed one page.  Document header must include your name, the job title and job code #.


Address the following talking points:


•        Describe how your experience and education qualifies you for this position. 

•        Describe your experience collaborating with external partners to achieve a common goal.

PLEASE NOTE: Resumes, letters, Supplemental Questionnaire, transcripts, degrees, your state application, cover letters and other materials will not take the place of the Statement of Qualifications.  Simply copying and pasting your resume will also not be accepted. Applications received without an SOQ may be rejected.

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: 9/27/2021

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. 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 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:

Department of Public Health
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 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 - Please see Statement of Qualifications instructions above in Special Requirements. Any applications received that do not provide a written response to the SOQ may not be scored/reviewed.
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:

  • Ability to communicate effectively and provide excellent customer service to all staff, management, and the public (oral and written).
  • Take effective action to meet work goals and able to adjust to changing priorities.
  • Strong and effective organizational and time management skills.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Critical thinking, including the ability to reason logically and creatively.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and MS Dynamics
  • Highly developed skills and expertise in organizational and project management.
  • Highly developed interpersonal skills, with the ability to advise and influence all levels of management and staff.
  • Strong diplomacy skills and ability to develop strong working relationships with external agencies, partners, and institutions
  • Excellent ability to collaborate effectively with management and staff across departments and to provide counsel and guidance on highly complex issues of functionality, efficiency, and program operations
  • Flexible, optimistic, and resilient in the face of change
  • Current knowledge or, or able to quickly learn, an array of remote communication and collaboration tools such as Zoom, Microsoft Teams, Slack and SharePoint


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

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
Hiring Unit Contact:
Terry McIntire
(916) 552-8617

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.