Job Description and Duties
The Senior Personnel Specialist (Sr. PS) serves as the expert staff resource responsible for the most difficult and complex personnel/payroll issues related to disability benefits. The Sr. PS researches critical personnel problems and recommends alternative solutions; reviews various control agency letters, memos, and bargaining contract provisions; and develops, revises, and recommends internal procedures as necessary. The Sr. PS also functions as a team member on personnel-related projects.

Eligible for annual Recruitment & Retention pay differential 30 days following the completion of 12 consecutive qualifying pay periods.


Annual pay schedule is as follows:

$2,400.00 after 12 or more qualifying months

$3,000.00 after 24 or more qualifying months

$3,600.00 after 36 or more qualifying months

$4,800.00 after 48 or more qualifying months

Incumbent working hours will be Monday-Friday 8:00 am -5:00 pm

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 Failure to meet this requirement may result in the job offer being rescinded.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