Friday, May 27, 2022

Job opportunity with the CA Dept. of Public Health's Climate Change & Health Equity Section

Please help us find a staff person to support our CalBRACE Project implementation. Please share as relevant.

The Climate Change & Health Equity Section in the California Department of Public Health's Office of Health Equity seeks an Associate Governmental Program Analyst (AGPA) to support the California Building Resilience Against Climate Effects (CalBRACE) Project.

The CalBRACE Project Analyst position is an opportunity for meaningful contribution to advancing health and racial equity through action to address the greatest health challenge of the 21st Century: climate change. 

Put your lived expertise and passion for climate justice to work with a team that appreciates your unique contributions. We are a team that works hard, appreciates each other, and strives to build a culture of racial equity, care, and transparent participation in decisions that affect the work. 

The AGPA supports the CalBRACE Project Coordinator and Principal Investigator to execute the CalBRACE Project. The CalBRACE Project provides data, tools, and technical assistance for local health departments, tribes, and other stakeholders to identify, reduce, and prevent the health and equity impacts of climate change. The AGPA carries out office management; meeting scheduling and minutes; budgeting and procurement; outreach and communications; document remediation for complying with the Americans with Disabilities Act; program reporting; evaluation data collection and analysis; and consultation to management and others. 

Black, Indigenous, and other people of color are strongly encouraged to apply, as are people with working class backgrounds, LGBTQI+ people, people with disability, and people with lived expertise of health inequities or climate injustice. 

The position pays $5,383 per month ($64,596 annually) for candidates new to State service, increasing to $6,739 per month ($80,868 annually) within five years upon satisfactory performance. Additional raises may be negotiated by the union. State benefits are excellent including a defined benefit pension. This is a telework position, with occasional travel required to Sacramento or the San Francisco Bay Area.


Click here for the job description and application instructions:

For those new to applying to State government positions, there are two “steps” to complete:

Step 1: Establish Eligibility
To be eligible for this position, you must take and pass the Associate Governmental Program Analyst (AGPA) “examination” (self-assessment questionnaire). This is an online exam, and you will receive your score immediately after you take the exam. 

Step 2: Apply to the Position
After you take the exam and establish eligibility, you must then apply for the actual position itself. The deadline for applying to the position is June 9, 2021.



For any questions about the application process, please contact CDPH Human Resources Division, (916) 445-0983,

For any questions about the position above, please contact Rachael Davis, CDPH Office of Health Equity,




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