MO Project: Contextual Branding

Health Program Representative II

  • Health Program Representative II
  • 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:
$35,308.00 – $56,092.00
Twice-a-Month Salary Range:
$1,471.00 – $2,338.00
Pay Grade: 

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

Job Duties

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

Serves as liaison with contracted/regulated agencies to resolve routine compliance problems and ensure compliance with regulations and/or statutes.

Assists in budget development and in the preparation of assigned program fiscal reports, contracts, and grants; tracks and monitors expenditures.

Conducts inspections and surveys related to assigned program; 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, or leading public health events.

Participates in meetings and contributes to the development of programmatic goals, objectives, policies, and procedures; assists in program development and tracking.

Participates in epidemiological field investigations.

Ensures the diversity of individuals and populations are considered in policies, programs, and services that affect the health of a community.

Monitors current and projected trends representing the health of a community.

Identifies problems and assists in designing or revising program operations and procedures to improve efficiencies.

Compiles information for funding proposals as requested by an administrative designee.

Provides technical assistance to customers including private, local, state, and federal stakeholders.

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

Prepares and/or presents instructor led or web-based program-specific workshops, training sessions and seminars.

Exercises significant independence and initiative in the performance of responsibilities; receives general administrative direction.

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.)

A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university; and, 

Two or more years of professional experience in public health, mental health, environmental health, education, social services, public or business administration, health care, and/or health care administration.

(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?

Intermediate knowledge of the general nature and objectives of statewide public health programs.

Intermediate knowledge of the organization and operation of federal, state, and local governmental agencies.

Intermediate knowledge of the organization and functions of volunteer agencies, civic organizations, and similar groups interested in public health program activities.

Intermediate knowledge of individual and community health problems related to public health programs.

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

Intermediate knowledge of programs focused on children, youth, and/or aging population.

Intermediate knowledge of factors affecting the health of a community.

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

Intermediate knowledge of communicable disease control and epidemiological techniques and methods.

Intermediate knowledge of financial record keeping, budget preparation, and contract compliance.

Intermediate knowledge of the diversity of individuals and populations in a community,

Intermediate knowledge of program performance standards and measures.

Ability to organize and direct the efforts of other staff, providers, contractors, and/or clients in carrying out assigned program functions.

Ability to use computer software to carry out programmatic functions. 

Ability to communicate effectively and deliver group presentations.

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other 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 work with considerable independence performing a wide range of duties to support assigned program.

Ability to provide professional representation for departmental programs.

Ability to describe factors affecting the health of a community and conveys the roles of governmental public health, health care, and other partners in improving the health of a community.

Ability to describe program performance standards and measures.

Ability to travel as needed to attend meetings and trainings.

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