Job Description and Duties
This position supports the California Department of Public Health’s (CDPH) mission and strategic plan by promoting equitable social, economic, and environmental conditions to achieve optimal health, mental health, and well-being for all.

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 *



The incumbent works under the supervision of the Gender Health Equity Section Manager (HPM II) in the Office of Health Equity. Under the direction of the Section Manager, the HPS II leads the development of health policy responses related to health equity issues experienced by gender and sexual minority populations and reproductive and sexual health issues including abortion access.

The HPS II also leads and coordinates the implementation of training and technical assistance efforts focused on building the capacity of transgender, gender nonconforming and intersex-serving nonprofit organizations through the Section’s Application Assistance and Organizational Development Program (AAODP). The HPS II manages training and technical assistance contracts to support TGI-serving and other LBTQ organizations. The HPS-II serves as a subject matter expert in TGI health equity, representing the GHES on related CDPH working groups and committees and at external work groups, and meetings.

Finally, the HPS II is a highly skilled technical program consultant expected to provide coordination of activities including program planning, implementation, and evaluation; communications; stakeholder engagement; interpretation of research and data; training; and contract and budget management and lead the development of operational processes and systems to support the GHES including coordination and support for the design, implementation, tracking, monitoring, and reporting of GHES activities, goals and objectives.  Limited in-state travel may be required (10%).

Before appointment to this position, you must first obtain list eligibility by taking and passing the Health Program Specialist II exam: https://www.calcareers.ca.gov/CalHrPublic/Exams/ExamBulletin.aspx?ExamControlId=1191

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.