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Work from home and remote work options available. Position qualifies for up to 90% telework.

The Associate Governmental Program Analyst (AGPA) under the supervision of the Staff Services Manager (SSM) I in the Healthcare Workforce Policy Section in a highly independent manner, and with minimal supervision, performs the more responsible, varied, and complex technical analytical work in a wide variety of consultative and analytical assignments within the Shortage Designation Program (SDP). These tasks include but are not limited to reviewing shortage designation applications and providing recommendations for those applications. The incumbent routinely provides consultative services to Healthcare Workforce Development Division (HWDD) management and external stakeholders; and coordinates the efforts of representatives of various governmental agencies by collectively sharing and distributing information in the form of reports and workshops, as they relate to shortage designation.

Do you have the following education or experience?


State experience applied toward the “General Experience” pattern must include at least one year in a class at a level of responsibility equivalent to that of the promotional class.


Experience applicable to one of the following patterns may be combined on a proportional basis with experience applicable to the other patterns to meet the total experience requirements, provided that the combined qualifying experience totals at least 30 months. Education may not be used to reduce this 30-month limit.


The following education is required when general experience is used to qualify at any level: equivalent to graduation from college. (Additional qualifying experience may be substituted for the required education on a year-for-year basis.)   AND

Either I

Experience: One year of experience performing the duties of a Staff Services Analyst, Range C. or


Experience: Three years of professional analytical experience performing duties in one or a combination of the following or closely related areas: budgeting, management analysis, personnel, planning, program evaluation, or policy analysis.


Promotional candidates who are within six months of satisfying the experience requirement for this class will be admitted to the examination, but they must fully meet the experience requirement before being eligible for appointment.


(One year of graduate work in public or business administration, industrial relations, psychology, law, political science, or a related field may be substituted for six months of the required nonsupervisory experience.)

For SSA:

Either I


Education: Graduation with a Bachelor’s degree from a recognized four-year accredited college or university. (Registration as a senior in a recognized institution will admit applicants to the examination, but they must produce evidence of graduation or its equivalent before they can be considered eligible for appointment.)



Work experience in the California state service may be substituted for the required education in Pattern I on a year-for-year basis by applicants who have at least six semester or nine quarter units of college level training in public or business administration, accounting, economics, political or social science, English, speech, statistics, law, or a closely related area.

If so, you may meet the minimum qualifications. Apply today!