MO Project: Contextual Branding

Health Program Representative I

  • Health Program Representative I
  • What will I be doing?
  • Do I qualify?
  • Can I be successful?
  • Benefits
  • How do I apply?
Class Number: 
Exam Components: 
Non-Competitive Registration
Annual Salary Range:
$28,036.00 – $44,476.00
Twice-a-Month Salary Range:
$1,168.00 – $1,854.00
Pay Grade: 

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This is entry-level professional work planning, promoting, implementing, and/or evaluating a public health program, service, and/or grant.

Job Duties

Receives formal and on-the-job training in the various aspects of an assigned public health program, service, and/or grant; receives orientation on departmental and program policies, procedures, rules, and regulations.

Provides assistance and guidance to partners, contractors, and agencies involved in program implementation.

Reviews records and reports, and determines compliance with state and federal rules and regulations, and program goals and objectives.

Performs day-to-day program activities, which may include: meeting with clients, evaluating health information, and participating in public health events. Participates in meetings and contributes to the development of programmatic goals, objectives, policies, and procedures; assists in program development and tracking.

Assists in preparing and presenting program specific workshops, training sessions, and seminars.

Prepares correspondence and reports and records management related to public health programs, services, or grants.

Receives close supervision in the performance of responsibilities.

Performs other related work as assigned.

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 (The following minimum qualifications will determine eligibility.  Experience and education substitutions are provided in italics below the corresponding minimum qualification statement.  These minimum qualifications may also be used to evaluate applicants for Missouri Uniform Classification and Pay System positions not requiring selection from registers.)

Four or more years of experience in public health, mental health, environmental health, education, social services, public or business administration, health care, and/or health care administration; and possession of a high school diploma or proof of high school equivalency.

(A combination of education from an accredited college or university and experience described may substitute for the stated qualifications.)


A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.

(A combination of education from an accredited college or university and experience described may substitute for the stated qualifications.)

Please note that documentation that supports your eligibility (i.e. transcripts, employment records, etc.) may be required at any time during the application and hiring process. If you do not possess the minimum qualifications, please consider one of many other employment opportunities with the State of Missouri.

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Key Skills

Do you possess the key skills which are considered essential for successful employment in this classification?

Introductory knowledge of factors affecting the health of a community.

Introductory knowledge of the functions, services, needs, and operating procedures of long-term care facilities.

Introductory knowledge of individual and community health problems related to public health programs

Introductory knowledge of statutes, rules, and regulations relating to the assigned program area.

Introductory knowledge of interviewing techniques and methods.

Introductory knowledge of the diversity of individuals and populations in a community.

Introductory knowledge of program performance standards and measures.

Introductory knowledge of the strategies for continuous quality improvement.

Ability to communicate effectively and deliver group presentations.

Ability to gather data for monthly program reports, applications for program services, progress or performance reports, or other data.

Ability to organize and coordinate assigned program functions in an effort to satisfy program, service, or grant requirements.

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with department staff, provider agencies, clients, public health professionals, and the general public as well as contribute to the maintenance of a positive and efficient working environment.

Ability to use computer software to carry out programmatic functions.

Ability to work independently and as a team member.

Ability to provide professional representation for departmental programs.

Ability to travel as needed to attend meetings and trainings.

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