Behavioral Health & Recovery Services Analyst II-Alcohol & Other Drug Services (Open & Promotional)

  • County of San Mateo, CA
  • Redwood City, California
  • Apr 04, 2020
Full Time Administrative Analysis and Research Public Health
  • Salary: $7,073.73 - $8,840.00 Monthly USD

Job Description

NOTE: This recruitment schedule was amended on March 24, 2020 to extend the Final Filing Date. This recruitment has been changed to "Continuous."

San Mateo County Health is seeking an experienced individual for the position of Behavioral Health and Recovery Services Analyst II-Alcohol & Other Drug Services.Behavioral Health &Recovery Services (BHRS) Analysts,under general supervision, provide a variety of analytical and administrative services for assigned alcohol and other drug services unit; monitor and evaluate prevention program performance measures and contract deliverables and budget expenditures; research and interpret federal, state and local regulations and requirements for treatment services; liaison to contracted providers; ensure compliance with grant and program regulations and procedures; partner with other County departments to achieve program goals; and complete related work as required.

The current vacancy is in the Behavioral Health and Recovery Services Division, in the Alcohol and Other Drug (AOD) Services Unit located in Belmont. The BHRS Analyst will travel throughout the County to meet with providers, attend meetings, and occasionally to represent the County at the State level.

The BHRS Analyst's duties will include monitoring key Substance Use Disorder (SUD) treatment and prevention programs. The Analyst will work in both treatment and prevention with a major focus in coordination of trainings; work with community organizations; development of community education presentations and materials; connection of clients to services; and analyses of data for program development and improvement.

Theideal candidateshave:
  • Experience coordinating training for alcohol and other drug services.
  • Demonstrated experience building partnering relationships with contracted providers and community partners.
  • Experience addressing root causes of substance use in communities.
  • Experience collecting, analyzing, and presenting data.
  • Ability to identify current and future needs of BHRS, its contracted providers and the community it serves.
  • Experience participating in quality improvement efforts for programs and services.
  • Demonstrated skill in contract negotiation, writing and monitoring.
  • Making presentations andfacilitating meetings with boards and other groups.
  • Advanced organizational skills with the ability to manage various details and projects.
  • Ability to assist in the implementation of policies and procedures utilizing exceptional partnering skills, independent judgment and informed decisions.
  • Ability to work within a diverse team environment.
  • Demonstrated analytical capability and data analysis.
  • Strong oral and written business communication skills.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel.

NOTE: The eligible list generated from this recruitment may be used to fill future extra-help, term, unclassified, and regular classified vacancies.

Education and Experience : Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to qualify is a Bachelor's degree in public or business administration or a related field, and two years of professional level analytical, administrative or programmatic experience in a behavioral health services field.

Knowledge of : Principles and practices of the specific program area to which assigned; principles and practices of program evaluation and planning; principles and practices of behavioral health and recovery client service delivery programming; specialized technical knowledge related to assigned program area; principles and practices of contract development, negotiation and monitoring; behavioral health and recovery programs, treatments and prevention strategies; principles, practices and techniques of administrative and programmatic research, analysis and programming; applicable federal, state and local laws, rules and regulations and County and program policies and guidelines; computer applications related to the work; and office administrative practices and procedures, including records management and the operation of standard office equipment.

Skill/Ability to : Monitor, analyze and evaluate program effectiveness; develop and evaluate proposals and negotiate contracts and agreements; develop, monitor and analyze budgets and program performance; compile and analyze data, draw sound conclusions and prepare and present effective reports; analyze, interpret and apply various regulations and requirements; develop and evaluate proposals and negotiate contracts and agreements; plan, coordinate and implement administrative and programmatic research and analysis; plan, coordinate and conduct special events and projects; establish and maintain effective working relationships with grantors, subcontractors, County staff, elected and appointed officials, the public and others; train staff in work procedures and provide technical and programmatic assistance to staff and subcontractors; communicate effectively, both orally and in writing; and exercise sound independent judgment within general policy and regulatory guidelines.

Open and Promotional.Anyone may apply. Current County of San Mateoand County of San MateoSuperior Court of California employees with at least six months (1040 hours) of continuous service in a classified regular, probationary, SEIU or AFSCME represented extra-help/term position prior to the final filing date will receive five points added to their final passing score on this examination.

Responses to the supplemental questions must be submitted in addition toour regular employment application form. A resume will not be accepted as a substitute for the required employment application and supplemental questionnaire.

This is a continuous recruitment which may close at any time. The final filing date will be posted 5 days in advance in the County of San Mateo Human Resources Department.

The examination process will consist of an application screening (weight: Pass/Fail) based on the candidates' application and responses to the supplemental questions. Candidates who pass the application screening will be invited to a panel interview (weight: 100%). Depending on the number of applicants, an application appraisal of education and experience may be used in place of other examinations or further evaluation of work experience may be conducted to group applicants by level of qualification. All applicants who meet the minimum qualifications are not guaranteed advancement through any subsequent phase of the examination. All examinations will be given in San Mateo County, California and applicants must participate at their own expense.

IMPORTANT: Applications for this position will only be accepted online. If you are currently on the County's website, you may click the "Apply Online" button. If you are not on the County's website, please go to to apply. Online applications must be received by the Human Resources Department before midnight on the final filing date.

Final Filing Date: Continuous

Apply immediately. This recruitment is open on a continuous basis and selections may be made at any time within the process.

The County of San Mateo is a diverse, inclusive workplace, where employees are valued and respected for their different perspectives, experiences, backgrounds, and contributions.

We are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

HR Contact: Yvonne Alvidrez (03112020) (BHRS Analyst II- G079)

Job Address

Redwood City, California United States View Map