2589 Health Program Coordinator I

Recruitment #TPV-2589-060135




Permanent and provisional applicants are encouraged to apply. Provisional applicants must participate in a Civil Service examination for this job classification to become permanent.


Location Description:

The Department of Public Health's:


1)     Public Health Emergency Preparedness& Response Section located at 30 Van Ness, Suite # 2300, San Francisco, CA 94102 is accepting applications for one (1) full-time position.

2)     Environmental Health Section is accepting applications for one (1) part-time position. The selected incumbent will be based at Environmental Health located at 1390 Market Street, San Francisco , CA, 94102, but will be expected to travel as needed to restaurant locations throughout San Francisco.



     SHIFT: FULL TIME- Monday-Friday, 08:00AM – 05:00PM

                PART TIME- Tuesday-Thursday, 09:00AM-06:00PM


Essential Duties:  

1) Public Health Emergency Preparedness & Response Section:

The Health Program Coordinator I (Logistics Coordinator) assists in department –wide logistics related planning and response activities related to all hazards public health emergencies. Essential duties are not limited to but include:

¨      Lead transport and set up of emergency preparedness equipment and supplies (such as tents, cots, and medical supplies) for exercises, special events and emergency activations;

¨      Manage resource inventory management system, and ensure that emergency supplies located throughout the city and documented and tracked in the system;

¨      Oversee, coordinate and provide for organization, inventory, maintenance, distribution and storing of DPH emergency supplies and equipment;

¨      Oversee the testing, maintenance, and repair processes for emergency preparedness communications equipment, such as radios;

¨      Develop and/or document procedures and protocols related to public health emergency logistics. Topics may include: personnel, medical supplies and equipment, transportation, food and water, power/generators, communications equipment, tents, special event set up, and Department Operations Center set-up;

¨      Coordinate and manage the DPH Logistics Work Group, which includes development of goals, agendas and work plans;

¨      Delegate development of emergency resource management procedures as needed;

¨      Develop and deliver training curriculum around DPH emergency resource management procedures;

¨      Provide assistance with requesting purchases of emergency equipment and supplies;

¨      Oversee supply and equipment requests for special events and assist with set-up if needed;

¨      Attend assigned meetings including city-wide emergency planning meetings and serve as a point of contact;

¨      Coordinate logistics needs during special events, emergency exercises and real emergency events; and

¨      Perform other related duties as assigned required.



¨      One year experience in public health emergency preparedness and/ or emergency management which may include plan or procedure writing, project coordination and working with health related stakeholders on emergency management issues.

¨      Previous work experience with public health and/or emergency management logistics (i.e. communications systems. Medical supplies and equipment, maintenance and storage of disaster supplies, etc).

¨      Previous experience in event planning and/or coordination.

¨      Knowledge of public health preparedness concepts (e,g., Incident Command System)

¨      Completion of basic Incident Command System training.

¨      Excellent interpersonal and communication (verbal and written) skills.

¨      Strong organizational skills and ability to perform duties effectively, efficiently and productively.

¨      Ability to physically perform duties related to transporting, setting up and tearing down tents and supplies.


Essential Duties:

2) Environmental Health Section:

Under direction of the Senior Health Planner, this position will assist with the development of inspection procedures for menu labeling inspections and supporting voluntary industry efforts to provide and market nutritious foods include:

¨      Conducts menu labeling inspections, documentation and follow up;

¨      Coordinates acquisition of menu samples and subsequent nutrient analysis conducted by a third party;

¨      Responds to public inquiries;

¨      Updates relevant web pages as needed;

¨      Conducts outreach to food businesses around nutrition and healthy menus;

¨      Creates detailed records, writes reports, and conducts follow up;

¨      Assists in planning community outreach and education programs including development of materials, partnerships with other agencies and programs; and

¨      Performs other duties as required.



¨      Experience coordinating a community health program with significant interaction with clients and the public.

¨      Experience with marketing, sales, or outreach to food businesses.

¨      Experience with conducting audits of businesses.

¨      Experience with grant-writing and program evaluation.

¨      Experience in developing community partnerships, educational campaigns, and evaluation plans.

¨      Ability to work effectively with a variety of people and organizations in community government and private sectors.

¨      Ability to work independently and exercise independent judgment within the context if the City’s and the Department of Public Health’s policies and procedures.


Minimum Qualifications


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

2.      One (1) year 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.


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” if you have not previously registered, or I have Registered Previously”
  • Follow instructions 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 CCSF mail from the following address. (@sfgov.org, @sfdpw.org, @sfport.com, @flysfo.com, @sfwate.org, @sfdph.org, @asainart.org, @sfmta.com)

Applicants will receive a confirmation email that their 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 recruitment, please contact:


Shannon Limjuco, Operations Manager, Public Health Emergency Preparedness and Response Branch  : Via email at Shannon.Limjuco@sfdph.org


Paula Jones, Senior Health Planner, Environmental Health Section: Via  email at Paula.Jones@sfdph.org


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.


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

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 evaluate 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.



  1. Applicants are encouraged 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 2589 Health Program Coordinator I on all correspondence.

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.


Micki Callahan

Human Resources Director

Department of Human Resources

Issued: March 22, 2013 Announcement No: TPV-2589-060135

Team DPH/AAL (415) 206-8089 (Pos No.: 01123374/01123553)



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 7.5% of compensation. For more information on these provisions, please contact the personnel office of the hiring agency.

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