National WIC Association

Hearing and Appeals Analyst

CDPH – WIC (Sacramento, CA)

This position supports the California Department of Public Health’s (CDPH) mission and strategic plan by advancing the health and well-being of California’s diverse people and communities.  As an employee of the Policy and Planning Branch, the incumbent serves as part of a team that monitors, improves, and implements local and statewide policies which protect and serve Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) Program participants, vendors, and local agencies.

The incumbent works under the general direction of the Chief, Vendor Policy and Regulations Unit (VPRU), Staff Services Manager I (SSM I). The Associate Governmental Program Analyst (AGPA) works in collaboration with the CDPH Office of Legal Services in conducting administrative appeal hearings for the WIC Program. Provides assistance to WIC staff to aid in the preparation of oral testimony at administrative appeal hearings. Advises and trains Division staff on regulations governing compliance investigations, routine monitoring process, and termination process. Serves as a subject matter expert on specific policies related to WIC vendor issues.  Provides consultation on vendor policy by preparing guidelines, providing policy interpretation, and assisting in the implementation process to ensure effective policy application of WIC vendors throughout the state. This position may require up to 25% statewide travel, with possible overnight stay(s). 

This position is primarily a remote centered position (telework), with an occasional need to report to the office, in Natomas/Sacramento, based on business need.

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