Job Description and Duties
There is one vacancy being advertised across multiple counties. The incumbent will be headquartered in the county nearest the residence of the selected candidate. The counties are: * Sacramento or Contra Costa County *


This position supports the California Department of Public Health’s (CDPH) mission and strategic plan by managing the Reproductive Freedom and Abortion Access Unit (RFAA Unit). The RFAA Unit focuses on reducing health disparities related to reproductive health and abortion access. The Health Program Manager I (HPM I) oversees the RFAA unit, including program design and reporting. Provides technical assistance, outreach and education to various health disciplines and community agencies to coordinate programs and services appropriately.

The incumbent works under the direction of the Health Program Manager II – Chief of the Gender Health Equity Section in the Office of Health Equity.


Before appointment to this position, you must first obtain list eligibility by taking and passing the Health Program Manager I exam: https://www.calcareers.ca.gov/CalHrPublic/Exams/ExamBulletin.aspx?ExamControlId=1206


The attached duty statement indicates whether this position is eligible for telework. All employees who telework are required to be California residents in accordance with Government Code 14200, and may be required to report to a CDPH office, when needed. Candidates who reside outside of the state of California may be interviewed; however, the selected candidate must have a primary residency in the state of California prior to appointment (and continue to maintain California residency) as a condition of employment. Failure to meet this requirement may result in the job offer being rescinded.

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About California Department of Public Health

The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) works to protect the public's health in the Golden State and helps shape positive health outcomes for individuals, families and communities. The Department's programs and services, implemented in collaboration with local health departments and state, federal and private partners, touch the lives of every Californian and visitor to the state 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Our Shared Vision
CDPH public health professionals, researchers, scientists, doctors, nurses, and other staff­ members have a shared vision to protect and improve the health of all Californians. We are dedicated to public service and passionate about our work and the people and communities we serve and protect.