Job Type

Full Time


Details: $82,958 - $101,856 / Annually



Application Deadline



United States



City of Oakland

Application Deadline: August 17, 2018

Salary: $82,958 - $101,856 / Annually

Living in the Bay Area has enriched your life. Now it can do the same for your career. The City of Oakland offers an impressive array of career opportunities for visionary people who thrive on open communication and dedicated service. If you'd like to share your talents with our city, Oakland welcomes you.

The City of Oakland is seeking to fill two Health & Human Services Program Planner vacancies in the Human Services Department. The Human Services Department consists of a talented team that works to build strong communities by enriching the quality of life for individuals and families in Oakland. The Human Services Department approach is collaborative and creative, resulting in services that address the changing and emerging needs of the Oakland community. The Health & Human Services Program Planner position performs complex policy and program planning, research, analysis and development; prepares reports and drafts proposed policy, including statistical information; and provides administrative direction and supervision to assigned staff. The Health & Human Services Program Planner reports directly to the Human Services Manager and will be involved in coordinating program planning, performance management, budgeting, policy analysis, community partnerships, funding development and


The ideal candidate will need to have broad-based experience in Human Services, including needs assessments, best practices research, data analysis, systems development, budget development and oversight, and evaluation. The ideal candidate will also display a willingness to learn new areas of work as new issues and policy concerns arise and will possess strong writing and public presentation skills.

The Health and Human Services Program Planner position is instrumental in managing program initiatives designed to improve the well-being of Oakland residents. The current vacancies will work with either the Sugar Sweetened Beverage Initiative or Community Housing Services (Homeless Services).

Minimum qualifications include a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in City and Regional Planning, Public Administration, Public Health, Social Welfare or closely related field with an emphasis on planning and policy development, and 4 years of progressively responsible work experience in strategic or long-range planning, program planning and proposal writing for health and/or human service programs in the public or non-profit sectors. A Master's degree is highly desirable OR appropriate experience may be substituted for graduate work on a year-for-year basis. Experience in program management, research or evaluation is also desirable.

Apply at: You may also call (510) 238-3112 for information. EOE


Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

No requirement

How To Apply

Apply at: You may also call (510) 238-3112 for information. EOE