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2593 Health Program Coordinator III

Recruitment #TPV-2593-059924





Permanent and provisional applicants encouraged to apply. Non-permanent applicants must participate in a Civil Service examination in order to become permanent in this job classification.


Location of Position:


The Department of Public Health’s (DPH), Community Behavioral Health Services (CBHS) is accepting applications for one (1) full-time position in class 2593 Health Program Coordinator III to function as the Peer and Vocational Program Coordinator.


SHIFT:  Monday-Friday 8:00AM – 5:00PM.


Essential Duties:


Under general direction of the CBHS Deputy Director, the Peer and Vocational Program Coordinator works collaboratively with CBHS staff, The California Department of Rehabilitation, community based vocational service providers, behavioral health providers, and consumers to develop, implement and evaluate three programs: 1) Peer Internship Support Program; 2) MHSA Consumer Employment Program; 3) Vocational rehabilitation program in coordination with the Department of Rehabilitation (DOR); Essential duties will include:

·        Designing and conducting research and planning activities to determine community assets and needs, and to develop goals for meeting identified needs;

·        Engaging consumers, family members and other community stakeholders in peer and vocational program planning, implementation and evaluation;

·        Developing Requests for Proposals (RFP) and facilitating the proposal review and selection process;

·        Developing objectives for vocational and peer contracts and assisting in contract negotiations;

·        Monitoring and evaluating vocational and peer activities, including both civil service and contracted programs;

·        Developing reports for local and state agencies summarizing data, outcomes and implementation progress;

·        Providing staff support to CBHS System of Care management by providing technical assistance, input and guidance on the planning, implementation and oversight of the behavioral health care system;

·        Representing CBHS at local and regional meetings and conferences;

·        Training and supervising line supervisors, staff, interns, peer employees and consultants and;

·        Performing other related duties as assigned/required.

Minimum Qualifications

1.      Possession of a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university; AND

2.      Three (3) years of administrative or management experience with primary responsibility for overseeing, monitoring or coordinating a program providing health care services.


Substitution: Additional experience as required above may be substituted for the educational requirement on a year-for-year basis.



§      Master’s degree in a behavioral health related field.

§      Licensed or registered mental health clinician.

§      Experience providing vocational services to behavioral health clients.

§      Experience with program planning, RFP development, contract negotiation and monitoring, and program evaluation.

§      Familiarity with local networks of vocational, employment, behavioral health and social support agencies. 

§      Outstanding oral and written communication skills.

§      Exceptional organizational and prioritization skills.

§      Strong meeting facilitation and public speaking skills.



Verification of experience/education may be required at a later date.  If verification is required, failure to provide it may result in disqualification from the selection process

How To Apply

City and County of San Francisco employment applications may be filed online only. Visit www.jobaps.com/sf to begin the application process by registering an account.

  • Click and select the desired job announcement
  • Click on “Apply” and read and acknowledge the information
  • Click on “I am a New User”
  • Follow instructions given on the screen 

Applicants may be contacted by email about this announcement, and, therefore, it is their responsibility to ensure that their registered email address is accurate and kept up-to-date. Also, applicants must ensure that email from CCSF is not blocked on their computer by a spam filter. To prevent blocking, applicants should set up their email to accept CCSF mail from the following addresses. (@sfgov.org, @sfdpw.org, @sfport.com, @flysfo.com, @sfwater.org, @sfdph.org, @asianart.org, @sfmta.com)


Applicants will receive a confirmation email that their online application has been received in response to every announcement for which they file. Applicants should retain this confirmation email for their records. Failure to receive this email means that the online application was not submitted or received.


All work experience, education, training and other information substantiating how you meet the minimum qualifications must be included on your application by the filing deadline. Information submitted after the filing deadline will not be considered in determining whether you meet the minimum qualifications.


Applications completed improperly may be cause for ineligibility, disqualification may lead to lower scores.

If you have any questions regarding this vacancy, please contact:


            Jim Stillwell, CBHS Deputy Director Via email at

james.stillwell@sfdph.org  or phone at 415-255-3717


Computer kiosks are located in the lobby of the Department of Human Resources, 1 South Van Ness Avenue, 4th Floor, San Francisco, for use by the public. The hours of operation are from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.


Selection Procedures

The selection process will include evaluation of applications in relation to minimum requirements. Depending on the number of applicants, the Department may establish and implement additional screening mechanisms to comparatively evaluation qualifications of candidates. If this becomes necessary, only those applicants whose qualifications most closely meet the needs of the Department will be invited for an interview.

Disaster Service Workers

All City and County of San Francisco employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law (California Government Code Section 3100-3109). Employment with the City requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency.



1. Applicants are encouaged to keep copies of all documents submitted. The hiring department may require

    applicants to submit the same documents and/or additional documents at a later date.

2. Prior to appointment, at the Department's expense, applicants may be required to take a TB screening

    test, and a medical examination.

3. Remember to indicate: Attn: Class 2593 Health Program Coordinator III on all correspondence.



Micki Callahan

Human Resources Director

Department of Human Resources

Issued: January 18, 2013

Announcement No.: TPV-2593-059924

Team DPH/AAL (415) 206-8089 (DHR Pos No.:01122447 )



All employees hired on or after January 10, 2009 will be required (pursuant to San Francisco Charter Section A8.432) to contribute 2% of pre-tax compensation to fund retiree healthcare. In addition, most employees are required to make a member contribution towards retirement, typically a 7.5% of compensation. For more information on these provisions, please contact the personnel office of the hiring agency.

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