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Company: State of California
Location: Sacramento
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

Working Conditions Telework may be allowable at 100% based on operational needs for employees who can perform their essential functions remotely and/or whose duties are conducive to teleworking per DHCS' Telework Policy and in accordance with Government Code Sections 14200 - 14203 for employees residing in California.

Should the incumbent need to report to an office, they will need to report to DHCS headquarters located at 1501 Capitol Avenue, Sacramento, CA 95814. Minimum Requirements You will find the Minimum Requirements in the Class Specification.

  • ASSOCIATE GOVERNMENTAL PROGRAM ANALYST Welcome to the California Department of Health Care Services (DHCS). DHCS is the backbone of California's health care safety net, helping millions of Californians each and every day.The mission of the DHCS is to provide Californians with access to affordable, integrated, high-quality health care, including medical, dental, mental health, substance use treatment services and long-termcare.Our vision is to preserve and improve theoverall health and well-being of all Californians.

    DHCS is committed to addressing disparities within our organization and in our communities though efforts toward greater diversity, equity, and inclusion. This is accomplished, in part, by a commitment toward employing a diverse workforce which reflects the many communities we serve, and by promoting and enforcing equal employment opportunity. The Community Services Division (CSD) is responsible for various behavioral health programs and services for adults, youth, and children.The CSD is charged with policy development, oversight, compliance and monitoring of the Mental Health Services Act (MHSA), Short-Term Residential Therapeutic Programs (STRTP) and Children's Therapeutic Care Programs. Additionally, CSD administers several grants through the Substance Abuse Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) including; the Substance Abuse Block Grant (SABG), Community Mental Health Services Block Grant. CSD is also responsible for the State Targeted Response to the Opioid Crisis (Opioid STR) Grants and has funded the Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) Expansion Project. The MAT Expansion Project consists of three primary components which include the California Hub and Spoke System (CA H&SS), increasing the availability and utilization of MAT statewide, and Tribal MAT Project. As part of grant oversight, CSD administers multiple contracts with counties and providers. Other programs CSD oversees are behavioral health prevention and family services and Proposition 64 youth SUD prevention funding. The CSD is also responsible for conducting data analysis and research activities to various programs that provide behavioral health services to individuals throughout California. Pending HRD andBudget Office Approvals.
    It is highly recommended that applicants submit their application and supporting documents online through the CalCareer account. If you are using education to meet the minimum qualifications for this position, you must submit a copy of your transcript or diploma. An official transcript will be required upon appointment. You must explicitly demonstrate that you meet the minimum qualifications in order to be considered for a state civil service role. Please read the Associate Governmental Program Analyst minimum qualifications language carefully and make sure that you prominently include this information in your application and your resume, so you demonstrate you are eligible for this position. Minimum qualifications for this role includethree years of professional analytical experience performing duties in one or a combination of the following or closely related areas: budgeting, management analysis, personnel, planning, program evaluation, or policy analysis.Please make sure to include information about how you meet these minimum qualifications in your application. You must complete the civil service exam to be eligible to work for the State of California in this role. Visit this link to learn how to apply for the exam: Associate Governmental Program Analyst Exam . Once you pass the exam, you are eligible to be on the civil servant list, and you can then apply for this and other civil service jobs. Your application package must include a Statement of Qualifications (SOQ) that responds to the question below. Your SOQ is considered the first step in the interview process for this position. Based on review of your application package and SOQ, you may be invited for an interview. The SOQ should be no longer than one single-spaced, typed page with 1-inch margins. Please use Arial 12-point font. Please note: Applications submitted without an SOQ will be disqualified and applicant will not be considered for an interview. References to other materials such as resumes or applications will not be considered in lieu of the SOQ. SOQ question: With the multitude of Associate Governmental Program Analyst positions available in the state, what interests you most about this specific position and what skills/knowledge/abilities would you contribute to ensure successful program implementation and operation Application Instructions Completed applications and all required documents must be received or postmarked by the Final Filing Date in order to be considered. Dates printed on Mobile Bar Codes, such as the Quick Response (QR) Codes available at the USPS, are not considered Postmark dates for the purpose of determining timely filing of an application.Final Filing Date: 12/18/2022 Who May Apply Individuals who are currently in the classification, eligible for lateral transfer, eligible for reinstatement, have list eligibility, are in the process of obtaining list eligibility, or have SROA and/or Surplus eligibility (please attach your letter, if available). SROA and Surplus candidates are given priority; therefore, individuals with other eligibility may be considered in the event no SROA or Surplus candidates apply.

    Applications will be screened and only the most qualified applicants will be selected to move forward in the selection process. Applicants must meet the Minimum Qualifications stated in the Classification Specification(s). How To Apply Complete Application Packages (including your Examination/Employment Application (STD 678) and applicable or required documents) must be submitted to apply for this Job Posting. Application Packages may be submitted electronically through your CalCareer Account at When submitting your application in hard copy, a completed copy of the Application Package listing must be included.If you choose to not apply electronically, a hard copy application package may be submitted through an alternative method listed below:
    Address for Mailing Application PackagesYou may submit your application and any applicable or required documents to: Department of Health Care Services Attn: Certification Technician M.S. 1300 P.O. Box 997411 Sacramento , CA 95899-7411 Address for Drop-Off Application PackagesYou may drop off your application and any applicable or required documents at: Department of Health Care Services 1501 Capitol Avenue, Suite 71.1501 Sacramento , CA 95814 08:00 AM - 05:00 PM Required Application Package DocumentsThe following items are required to be submitted with your application. Applicants who do not submit the required items timely may not be considered for this job:
    • Current version of the State Examination/Employment Application STD Form 678 (when not applying electronically), or the Electronic State Employment Application through your Applicant Account at Experience and Education relating to the Minimum Qualifications listed on the Classification Specification should be included to demonstrate how you meet the Minimum Qualifications for the position.
      Applicants requiring reasonable accommodations for the hiring interview process must request the necessary accommodations if scheduled for a hiring interview. The request should be made at the time of contact to schedule the interview. Questions regarding reasonable accommodations may be directed to the EEO contact listed on this job posting. Desirable Qualifications In addition to evaluating each candidate's relative ability, as demonstrated by quality and breadth of experience, the following factors will provide the basis for competitively evaluating each candidate:
      • Ability to prioritize workload, adapt to changes in workload, and shift focus when needed.
      • Ability to establish and maintain collaborative, productive, and professional working relationships with departmental leadership, various government entities and stakeholders;
      • Ability to multi-task and adapt to a changing environment; functioning effectively under demanding and competing deadlines and priorities;
      • Ability to work on confidential and sensitive assignments, and consistently exercise a high degree of initiative, independence, sound judgment in performing assigned tasks;
      • Ability to analyze situations and adopt effective courses of actions and/or processes;
      • Effective communication, business acumen, decision making, and problem-solving skills;
      • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (written and verbal);
      • Ability to work effectively as an individual and as part of a team There are many benefits to joining our team! The State of California has a generous benefits package that includes medical coverage, CalPERS pension upon retirement, two weeks paid vacation per year, two weeks paid sick leave per year, two paid Professional Development Days, one paid Personal Holiday, pre-tax parking fee program and monthly $65 transportation voucher. The Hiring Unit Contact is available to answer questions regarding the position or application process. Please direct requests for Reasonable Accommodations to the interview scheduler at the time the interview is being scheduled.You may direct any additional questions regarding Reasonable Accommodations or Equal Employment Opportunity for this position(s)to the Department's EEO Office. EEO Contact:
        EEO Officer
        (916) 111-1111 California Relay Service: 1-800-735-2929 (TTY), 1-800-735-2922 (Voice)TTY is a Telecommunications Device for the Deaf, and is reachable only from phones equipped with a TTY Device. Equal Opportunity EmployerThe State of California is an equal opportunity employer to all, regardless of age, ancestry, color, disability (mental and physical), exercising the right to family care and medical leave, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, military or veteran status, national origin, political affiliation, race, religious creed, sex (includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), and sexual orientation.It is an objective of the State of California to achieve a drug-free work place. Any applicant for state employment will be expected to behave in accordance with this objective because the use of illegal drugs is inconsistent with the law of the State, the rules governing Civil Service, and the special trust placed in public servants.

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