This is a professional supervisory position in which employees are experts in a specific public health related field. Employees administer national grants and represent the state as a subject matter expert on a national platform to inform program policy. At this level, employees develop programs to respond to legislative and government mandates, draft and propose changes to current programs, or identify program needs (e.g. immunization, drinking water programs) to a legislative body. Employees also coordinate work and processes of others carrying out activities related to one’s area of expertise. This may include overseeing implementation of grants to ensure adherence to set policies and expectations.
In addition to those identified in the previous levels: Knowledge of the programs and objectives of a state health agency. Ability to analyze and evaluate policies and operations and formulate recommendations.
Bachelor’s degree and 6 or more years of relevant experience. (Substitutions may be allowed.)