Job Posting

Department of Public Health


JC-91763 - Disability Analyst

Final Filing Date: 12/21/2017

Position Details

Job Control Details
Job Code #: JC-91763
Position #(s):
Working Title: Disability Analyst
$4,784.00 - $5,988.00 A
$3,063.00 - $3,838.00 A
$3,317.00 - $4,152.00 B
$3,977.00 - $4,980.00 C
# of Positions: 1
Work Location: Sacramento County
Job Type: Permanent, Full Time

Department Information

The Human Resources Branch (HRB) partners with the California Department of Public Health’s (CDPH’s) programs and management to provide guidance and consultative services on Human Resources matters that are necessary for the Department to carry out its mission to deliver quality public health services.

The Disability Management Unit (DMU) of the Human Resources Branch is dedicated to assisting employees, supervisors, and managers with the appropriate application of all employee leave programs, and the maintenance of productive workforce through the facilitation of return-to-work options and the Employee Assistance Program.

We are looking for enthusiastic and motivated individuals to join our team. If you are interested in a challenging opportunity in a highly team oriented environment, you are encouraged to apply.

We are located in downtown Sacramento in the East End Complex across the street from the beautiful Capitol Park Rose Garden.

Job Description and Duties

As a member of the Disability Management Unit, the incumbent is responsible for assisting employees, supervisors, and managers in the appropriate application of all employee leave programs, the workers’ compensation program, Reasonable Accommodation Program, and the Employee Assistance Program.

The AGPA independently performs the more varied, complex, and analytical assignments involving employee disability leave entitlements including, but not limited to, the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), California Family Rights Act (CFRA), Non-Industrial Disability Insurance (NDI), State Disability Insurance (SDI), Parental Leave (PL), medical Leave of Absence (LOA), catastrophic leave (CL), and the Reasonable Accommodation Program (RA).
The incumbent provides direction, consultation, and guidance in the areas of case management of workers’ compensation activities, return to work for California Department of Public Health (CDPH) employees, vocational rehabilitation, leave restoration, and all aspects relating to the Workers’ Compensation Program area.

The incumbent must accurately assess RA requests and apply Departmental policy, State and/or Federal rules and regulations regarding RA, including counsel employees and management on such issues as Americans with Disability Act and RA requirements.
The incumbent must research and refer to related labor code provisions governing work-related injuries/illness and leave entitlements, California Occupational Safety and Health Administration (CalOSHA) rules, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), and related subject areas  in order to provide consultation to employees, program designees, and mangers/supervisors.

See duty statement for specific job duties.

Application Instructions

Completed applications and all required documents must be received or postmarked by the Final Filing Date in order to be considered. Dates printed on Mobile Bar Codes, such as the Quick Response (QR) Codes available at the USPS, are not considered Postmark dates for the purpose of determining timely filing of an application.

Final Filing Date: 12/21/2017

Who May Apply

Individuals who are currently in the classification, eligible for lateral transfer, eligible for reinstatement, eligible for a Training and Development assignment, have SROA and/or Surplus eligibility, or have list eligibility (or are in the process of obtaining list eligibility). SROA and Surplus candidates may attach “surplus letters” to their applications.

Applications will be screened and only the most qualified applicants will be selected for an interview.

How To Apply

Complete Application Packages (including your Examination/Employment Application (STD 678) and applicable or required documents) must be submitted to apply for this Job Posting. Application Packages may be submitted electronically through your CalCareer Account at When submitting your application in hard copy, a completed copy of the Application Package listing must be included. If you choose to not apply electronically, a hard copy application package may be submitted through an alternative method listed below:

Address for Mailing Application Packages

You may submit your application and any applicable or required documents to:

Department of Public Health
Attn: Classification and Certification
1615 Capitol Avenue Suite 73.430
P.O. Box 997378 MS 1700-1702
Sacramento, CA 95899-7378

Address for Drop-Off Application Packages

You may drop off your application and any applicable or required documents at:

Classification and Certification
1615 Capitol Avenue Suite 73.430
P.O. Box 997378 MS 1700-1702
Sacramento, CA 95899-7378
08:00 AM - 05:00 PM

Required Application Documents

Please submit the following items with your application. Applicants who do not submit the required items timely may not be considered for this job:

  • State Examination/Employment Application STD Form 678 (when not applying electronically), or the Electronic State Employment Application through your Applicant Account at All Experience and Education relating to the Minimum Qualifications listed on the Classification Specification should be included to demonstrate how you meet the Minimum Qualifications for the position.
  • Statement of Qualifications -

    Please describe your experience in Disability Management that makes you a qualified candidate for this position.

  • Resume is optional. It may be included, but is not required.
Applicants requiring reasonable accommodations for the hiring interview process must request the necessary accommodations if scheduled for a hiring interview. The request should be made at the time of contact to schedule the interview. Questions regarding reasonable accommodations may be directed to the EEO contact listed on this job posting.

Desirable Qualifications

In addition to evaluating each candidate's relative ability, as demonstrated by quality and breadth of experience, the following factors will provide the basis for competitively evaluating each candidate:

A team oriented incumbent who has an understanding of the various disability leave programs, excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, self-motivated and enthusiastic with excellent customer service skills, and a willingness to adhere to the Department's Core Values (Collaboration, Competence, Equity, Integrity, Respect, Responsibility, Trust, and Vision). 

Human Resources work, training or public speaking, and working with confidential materials. 

California and Federal laws related to FMLA/CFRA, RA.

Contact Information

The Human Resources Contact is available to answer questions regarding the application process. The Hiring Unit Contact is available to answer questions regarding the position.

  • Human Resources Contact:
    Human Resources Branch
    (916) 445-0983
  • Hiring Unit Contact:
    Lanette Kerns
    (916) 552-8296
  • Please direct requests for Reasonable Accommodations to the interview scheduler at the time the interview is being scheduled. You may direct any additional questions regarding Reasonable Accommodations or Equal Employment Opportunity for this position(s) to the Department's EEO Office.

    EEO Contact:
    EEO Office
    (916) 445-0938
  • California Relay Service: 1-800-735-2929 (TTY), 1-800-735-2922 (Voice) TTY is a Telecommunications Device for the Deaf, and is reachable only from phones equipped with a TTY Device.

Equal Opportunity Employer

The State of California is an equal opportunity employer to all, regardless of age, ancestry, color, disability (mental and physical), exercising the right to family care and medical leave, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, military or veteran status, national origin, political affiliation, race, religious creed, sex (includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), and sexual orientation.

It is an objective of the State of California to achieve a drug-free work place. Any applicant for state employment will be expected to behave in accordance with this objective because the use of illegal drugs is inconsistent with the law of the State, the rules governing Civil Service, and the special trust placed in public servants.


You can apply for this job via the following method(s):

  • Electronic (through your CalCareer Account)
  • By Mail
  • Drop-off
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Alternate Application Process

While we recommend that you utilize your CalCareer Account to take advantage of all the tools available, you may choose to apply for this job without using your account. In this case, print and complete the Job Application Package Checklist and include it if you submit a hard copy application.

Job Application Package Checklist

Blank Application Form (STD 678)