Senior Public Health Program Specialist

General summary

This is a seasoned 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. Employees are responsible for supporting health program teams through accomplishing or contributing to components of more complex work or programs. At this level, the position requires employees with a health or science-related background who can conduct basic research and analysis (e.g. market research, audit of program effectiveness, budget analysis, etc.). Employees also conduct routine training for the public, identify best practices, and research and develop components of future programs for implementation.

Knowledge, skills & abilities

In addition to those identified in the previous levels: Knowledge of current trends and developments in public health, medical sciences, and health care. Ability to plan, implement, administer, and evaluate health education and health promotion programs for various populations.

Typical qualifications

Bachelor’s degree and 4 or more years of relevant experience. (Substitutions may be allowed.)

Pay grade