Job Posting: Deputy Legislative Director

State Air Resources Board

JC-136162
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Deputy Legislative Director
AIR RESOURCES SUPERVISOR I

$8,986.00 - $11,247.00

Final Filing Date: 12/21/2018

Job Description and Duties

Under the direct supervision of the Legislative Director, the Air Resources Supervisor I is responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of the office, including working with staff to develop their bill analysis and responses to legislative inquiries related to air quality, toxics, and climate, communicating with CARB upper management, Cal/EPA, the Department of Finance, the Governor's Office, and the Legislature, and overseeing the development and transmittal of other key work products such as the annual legislative summary and mandated reports. Duties will also include coordinating on air quality, toxics, and climate change bills internally with CARB's Division Chiefs, the Executive Office, Chair's Office, and CARB program experts, as well as interfacing with legislative staff at other agencies and Capitol staff.

You will find additional information about the job in the Duty Statement.

Minimum Requirements

You will find the Minimum Requirements in the Class Specification.

Position Details

Job Code #:
JC-136162
Position #(s):
673-010-3762-001
Working Title:
Deputy Legislative Director
Classification:
AIR RESOURCES SUPERVISOR I
$8,986.00 - $11,247.00
# of Positions:
1
Work Location:
Sacramento County
Job Type:
Permanent, Full Time

Department Information

The California Air Resources Board (CARB) is charged with protecting the public from the harmful effects of air pollution and developing programs and actions to fight climate change. From requirements for clean cars and fuels to adopting innovative solutions to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, California has pioneered a range of effective approaches that have set the standard for effective air and climate programs for the nation, and the world.
Department Website: http://www.arb.ca.gov

Application Instructions

Completed applications and all required documents must be received or postmarked by the Final Filing Date in order to be considered. Dates printed on Mobile Bar Codes, such as the Quick Response (QR) Codes available at the USPS, are not considered Postmark dates for the purpose of determining timely filing of an application.

Final Filing Date: 12/21/2018

Who May Apply

Individuals who are currently in the classification, eligible for lateral transfer, eligible for reinstatement, have list eligibility, are in the process of obtaining list eligibility, or have SROA and/or Surplus eligibility (please attach your letter, if available). SROA and Surplus candidates are given priority; therefore, individuals with other eligibility may be considered in the event no SROA or Surplus candidates apply.

Applications will be screened and only the most qualified applicants will be selected to move forward in the selection process.

Applicants must meet the Minimum Qualifications stated in the Classification Specification(s).

How To Apply

Complete Application Packages (including your Examination/Employment Application (STD 678) and applicable or required documents) must be submitted to apply for this Job Posting. Application Packages may be submitted electronically through your CalCareer Account at www.CalCareers.ca.gov. When submitting your application in hard copy, a completed copy of the Application Package listing must be included. If you choose to not apply electronically, a hard copy application package may be submitted through an alternative method listed below:

Address for Mailing Application Packages

You may submit your application and any applicable or required documents to:

State Air Resources Board
Attn: Elizabeth Vargas
1001 I Street, 20th Floor
Sacramento, CA 95814

Address for Drop-Off Application Packages

You may drop off your application and any applicable or required documents at:

Elizabeth Vargas
1001 I Street, 20th Floor
Sacramento, CA 95814
08:30 AM - 04:00 PM

Required Application Package Documents

The following items are required to be submitted with your application. Applicants who do not submit the required items timely may not be considered for this job:

  • Current version of the State Examination/Employment Application STD Form 678 (when not applying electronically), or the Electronic State Employment Application through your Applicant Account at www.CalCareers.ca.gov. All Experience and Education relating to the Minimum Qualifications listed on the Classification Specification should be included to demonstrate how you meet the Minimum Qualifications for the position.
  • Resume is required and must be included.
  • Other - Cover Letter is required-One-page cover letter that describes your interest in this position and how you can contribute to the management of the Legislative Office and building important internal and external relationships. The letter will be used for interview screening in addition to your application and resume. Applications will be screened and only the most competative candidates will be interviewed.
Applicants requiring reasonable accommodations for the hiring interview process must request the necessary accommodations if scheduled for a hiring interview. The request should be made at the time of contact to schedule the interview. Questions regarding reasonable accommodations may be directed to the EEO contact listed on this job posting.

Desirable Qualifications

In addition to evaluating each candidate's relative ability, as demonstrated by quality and breadth of experience, the following factors will provide the basis for competitively evaluating each candidate:

We are looking for a self-starter who has an analytical mind, can communicate effectively, can react quickly, use tact and diplomacy, is interested in building relationships within CARB and with external stakeholders, and can maintain a sense of humor under pressure. The most competitive applicants will have demonstrated the ability to: engage with high-level administrators; run a tight-knit office; develop policies and procedures that accelerate the development of top-notch work products; mediate and build relationships between groups with different expertise and perspectives; generate high quality work products under pressure and within a short amount of time; analyze complex problems; prepare and review reports; coordinate the work of others including critically reviewing the work of staff; establish and maintain cooperative relationships with individuals and organizations contacted in the course of work; and manage fast moving and multiple deadlines across multiple staff.

May include travel within the State.

Contact Information

The Human Resources Contact is available to answer questions regarding the position or application process.

Department Website: http://www.arb.ca.gov
Human Resources Contact:
Elizabeth Vargas
(916) 440-8273
Elizabeth.vargas@arb.ca.gov

Please direct requests for Reasonable Accommodations to the interview scheduler at the time the interview is being scheduled. You may direct any additional questions regarding Reasonable Accommodations or Equal Employment Opportunity for this position(s) to the Department's EEO Office.

EEO Contact:
Beverly Bueno
(916) 323-7053
EEOP@arb.ca.gov
California Relay Service: 1-800-735-2929 (TTY), 1-800-735-2922 (Voice) TTY is a Telecommunications Device for the Deaf, and is reachable only from phones equipped with a TTY Device.

Additional Information on Who May Apply

For this vacancy, CARB will not consider Training and Development assignments.

Equal Opportunity Employer

The State of California is an equal opportunity employer to all, regardless of age, ancestry, color, disability (mental and physical), exercising the right to family care and medical leave, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, military or veteran status, national origin, political affiliation, race, religious creed, sex (includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), and sexual orientation.

It is an objective of the State of California to achieve a drug-free work place. Any applicant for state employment will be expected to behave in accordance with this objective because the use of illegal drugs is inconsistent with the law of the State, the rules governing Civil Service, and the special trust placed in public servants.

Application Methods:
Electronic (Using your CalCareer Account)
By Mail
Drop-off