Health Program Specialist II

July 1, 2020

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Job Description

$39,580.84-$59,371.78 annually


Under general direction, is responsible for performing complex public health work in one of several public health programs. Work involves overseeing, planning, and evaluating public health education program activities and providing consultative services and technical assistance to program staff, governmental agencies, and community organizations. The work is generally investigative, regulatory, educational and consultative in nature. May exercise functional supervision over assigned staff.

The San Antonio Metro Health District (SAMHD) provides public health services to clients, which may include risk for exposure to and possible transmission of vaccine-preventable diseases. Employees in high-risk positions will be required to obtain relevant immunizations, per SAMHD Policy DM13.2. Review and consideration will be given to requests for exemption from this policy.

The San Antonio Metro Health District (SAMHD) is committed to advancing health equity throughout the community and to creating a work environment in which all staff feel valued, respected, and accepted. Per SAMHD Policy DM15.1, all employees are expected to apply a health equity lens to programs, services, and decision making that directly impact the communities we serve.

This position is a “grant funded” position, therefore unclassified and has no disciplinary appeal rights to the Municipal Civil Service Commission. This position is likewise subject to at-will employment status and can be terminated at any time for any reason.

The City of San Antonio Is An Equal Opportunity/Reasonable Accommodation Employer. This means that the City does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, sex, age, disability, national origin, or sexual orientation. The City values diversity and encourages everyone who is interested in employment with the City to apply.


Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university with preferable coursework in a related health field.

Two (2) years of experience as a Health Program Specialist I or other relevant public health experience.

This position requires a valid Class “C” Texas Driver’s License OR valid driver’s license from another state with the ability to obtain a valid Texas Driver’s License within 30 days of becoming a Texas resident. Use of your own personal vehicle may at times be required and proof of Liability Insurance will be required.


Bilingual in English & Spanish.

Data Analysis Communication interpretation of Laboratory results.

Computer skills with extensive experience using Microsoft Excel.

How to Apply

For a complete job description and to submit your on-line application by 07/23, visit the City of San Antonio’s employment website. Only applications submitted through the City of San Antonio’s on-line application process will be considered.

Note: While there is a posted closing date, the City reserves the right to close a position at any time. So, make sure you submit your application ASAP!

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