Job Description and Duties
This position supports the California Department of Public Health’s (CDPH) mission and strategic plan by directing the activities of the Inspection, Compliance and Enforcement (ICE) Radiation Machines Section with the Radiologic Health Branch (RHB). Under the general direction of the Environmental Program Manager II, RHB Chief, the Supervising Health Physicist is responsible for planning, organizing, directing, and evaluating a statewide regulatory program involving the inspection of facilities using X-ray radiation-producing machines.


The incumbent will supervise a team of Health Physicists in field locations throughout California and contract employees located in San Diego and Los Angeles counties. The Supervising Health Physicist is responsible for developing and inspiring their workforce to help deliver results for Californians and CDPH, must set a clear vision to achieve productive results by developing plans to meet goals, leverage staff skills, and solve problems; build collaborative relationships and foster an inclusive environment for consensus-building and decision-making; coach, guide, train, instruct, and develop team members; empower staff through a sense of shared ownership and decision-making; create an open and transparent environment for the exchange of information; foster a team environment through the support and recognition of team members; promote customer service and accountability; motivate loyalty to the Department’s mission and commitment to drive continuous improvement for better results. The Sup. HP must inspire personal credibility through authenticity, confidence, consistency, courage, decisiveness, generosity, honesty, integrity, and judgment.

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 Failure to meet this requirement may result in the job offer being rescinded.


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.