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Overview

Trinity County
Employment Opportunity

HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Public Health Analyst I/II, Part Time
$21.20 – $28.46 / Hour

Currently accepting applications for a Part-time, Benefitted position, with the possibility to move into a Full-Time position, if it becomes available.

Definition

Under general direction, to contribute to the effective day-to-day functioning of the County Public Health Office by providing a wide variety of professional level analytical duties involving general administrative, staff development, fiscal and/or program analytical work; and to perform related work as required.

Examples of Important and Essential Duties

(The following is used as a partial description and is not restrictive as to duties required.)

{Many of the assignments described below are performed in a training and learning capacity with incumbents continually expected to develop the capacity to work on a more independent basis.}Plans, identifies, and analyzes program administration problems and develops solutions; reviews existing and proposed local, state, and federal legislation/regulations for impact on department activities; consults with department personnel; develops recommendations; prepares proposed changes; performs departmental quality assurance duties by reviewing casework and analyzing time studies and production analyses; extracts and reviews data to prepare reports consisting of specific program/caseload data to monitor progress toward goals, such as progress of Quality Improvement Plan; apply program planning principles and techniques to problems and issues; build coalitions among groups with differing needs and objectives; plan and evaluate public health programs as well as prepare and maintain program grant documents/agreements including, but not limited to, Public Health Emergency Preparedness (PHEP) and/or HPP, CHCP, CSS, MCAH, NSAP Education; performs, coordinates, monitors, and participates in various administrative analytical functions, typically within a departmental program or administrative section; reviews program updates, letters, and notices for potential impact on various programs and activities; recommends and prepares policy and procedure changes to ensure compliance; compiles, maintains, and analyzes data; identifies trends, and makes recommendations involving the formulation of policy and procedures, as well as staffing and organizational changes; serves as a resource and provides advice and information to supervisors, managers, and other internal staff, the public and other agencies in area(s) of assignment including the interpretation and explanation of a variety of programs, policies, rules, regulations, labor contracts, and Memoranda of Understanding; conducts surveys and performs research and statistical analyses on administrative, fiscal, personnel, staff development, and/or programmatic problems; makes presentations before committees, boards, commissions, departmental staff, advisory group or community groups to provide information and recommendations, advocate a position, encourage participation and/or respond to questions; analyzes business process requirements and coordinates with information technology staff and/or consultants to develop automated solutions; may plan and coordinate the design and implementation of new and revised programs, systems, procedures, methods of operation and forms; compiles materials prepares analytical reports, manuals, and publications; prepares public relations materials (e.g., brochures, informational materials, customer satisfaction surveys); provides consultation and recommends solutions regarding research findings,  organizational improvement initiatives and related issues concerning departmental effectiveness and goal attainment; collaborates with County departments and agencies on cross functional projects; establishes and maintains positive working relationships with co-workers, representatives of community organizations, state/local agencies and associations, internal management and staff, and the public by utilizing principles of effective customer service; plans, designs, performs and documents quality assurance activities pertaining to staff qualifications, case activities, financial, and/or other assigned functions; may provide training to less experienced staff; performs related duties as required.

Desirable Qualifications

Knowledge of:
Basic English and arithmetic. Business letter writing. Operation of personal computers, including spreadsheet software. Basic organizational structure and functions of County government. Basic statistical concepts and analysis. Basic concepts of population based assessment and intervention.

Ability to:
Locate and assemble a wide variety of data and information, often of a critical and confidential nature. Take notes and write summaries of meetings. Compose correspondence and standard reports. Communicate tactfully and effectively with individuals throughout the County and with other officials and the general public. Evaluate and assign priorities in organizing workload and timelines. Prioritize and coordinate tasks and events within public health framework. Employ good judgment and make sound decision in accordance with established procedures and policies. Interpret and explain pertinent laws and rules. Understand, organize, index and reference a wide variety of statistical and program information records. Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with the public, other departments and agencies, board and commissions, public officials, community groups and others contacted in the course of work.

Training and Experience:
Any combination of training and experience which would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying.  A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be:

Public Health Analyst I:  
Graduation from an accredited four (4) year college or university with a bachelor’s degree; OR
Two (2) years (60 semester or 90 quarters) of college units;
AND
One (1) year of full time experience in a lead staff classification;
OR
two (2) years of full time technical level experience involving general administrative, communications, technology, personnel, fiscal, staff development, or program work.

Substitution:  Additional progressively responsible para-professional experience performing duties of a technical nature in any of the functional areas noted above may be substituted for the required education on a year for year basis.

Public Health Analyst II:
Graduation from an accredited four (4) year college or university with a bachelor’s degree;
OR
Two (2) years (60 semester or 90 quarters) of college units;
AND
One year of full-time experience as an analyst in a government agency equivalent to a Public Health Analyst I in Trinity County.

Substitution:  Additional progressively responsible para-professional experience performing duties of a technical nature in any of the functional areas noted above may be substituted for the required education on a year for year basis.

Special Requirements:
Possession of, or ability to obtain, a California Driver’s License, issued by the Department of Motor Vehicles.

Supplemental Information

TYPICAL PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Sit for extended periods; frequently stand and walk; normal manual dexterity and eye-hand coordination; ability to lift and move objects weighing up to 25 lbs.; corrected hearing and vision to normal range; verbal communication; use of office equipment, including computer, telephone, calculator, copiers, and FAX.

TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS:
Work is performed in an office environment; continuous contact with other staff and the public.

Salary Information:
Public Health Analyst I:
$21.20 – $25.76 / Hour

Public Health Analyst II:
$23.41 – $28.46

Minimum Education and Experience

Minimum Months of Experience: 24
Education Required: Associate's
Driver's License Required: Yes
Hiring Requirements for This Job:
  • Drug Testing / Screening
  • Background Checks
  • Minimum Hourly Wage: 21.20
    Maximum Hourly Wage: 28.46