Public Health Program Specialist

General summary

This is a second-level professional position responsible for planning, promoting, implementing, or evaluating a public health program, service, or grant; or implementing environmentally influenced public health laws and regulations. At this level, employees provide assistance and guidance to partners, contractors, and agencies involved in program implementation; and perform day-to-day program activities including conducting inspections and surveys, assisting in budget development, and participating in or leading public health events.

Knowledge, skills & abilities

In addition to those identified in the previous level: Knowledge of individual and community health problems related to public health programs. Ability to work with considerable independence performing a wide range of duties to support the program.

Typical qualifications

Bachelor’s degree and 2 or more years of relevant experience. (Substitutions may be allowed.)

Pay grade