Job Posting: California Competes Tax Credit Analyst

Governor's Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz)

California Competes Tax Credit Analyst

$4,975.00 - $6,228.00 per Month

Final Filing Date: 10/18/2019

Job Description and Duties

The California Competes Tax Credit (CCTC) Analyst will receive direct supervision from the Staff Services Manager II (SSMII), Assistant Deputy Director of the CCTC program, and indirect supervision from the Deputy Director of the CCTC program. The CCTC Analyst will work independently and with the CCTC team to promote and achieve the goals of the CCTC program and GO-Biz.



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 #:
Position #(s):
Working Title:
California Competes Tax Credit Analyst
$4,975.00 - $6,228.00 A
$3,186.00 - $3,992.00 A
$3,450.00 - $4,318.00 B
$4,136.00 - $5,179.00 C
# of Positions:
Work Location:
Sacramento County
Job Type:
Permanent, Full Time

Department Information

The Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz) was created by Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. to serve as California’s single point of contact for economic development and job creation efforts. GO-Biz offers a range of services to business owners including: attraction, retention and expansion services, site selection, permit streamlining, clearing of regulatory hurdles, small business assistance, international trade development, assistance with state government, and much more. 
Department Website:

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: 10/18/2019

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 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:

Governor's Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz)
Attn: Wendy Messersmith
1325 J Street, Suite 1800
Sacramento, CA 95814

Address for Drop-Off Application Packages

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

Wendy Messersmith
1325 J Street, Suite 1800
Sacramento, CA 95814
08:00 AM - 05:00 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 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 optional. It may be included, but is not required.
  • Statement of Qualifications -
    A supplemental application is required of all applicants. The supplemental application must be typed, double spaced using a Calibri 11 point font. Responses are limited to one (1) single sided, typewritten page per question. All responses should have the applicant’s name in the top right corner. Each page should have 1 inch margins and be submitted in MS Word format.

    (Question 1.) Why was the California Competes Tax Credit program created? Why do you want to be a part of the California Competes team?

    (Question 2.) What is the difference between quantitative and qualitative analysis? Which is more important?
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:

 Ability to:

  • Work independently with only general oversight.
  • Create, format, and manipulate MS Word documents, MS PowerPoint presentations, and MS Excel spreadsheets.
  • Write reports, proposals, and analyses.
  • Work cooperatively and in coordination with other staff, state and federal agencies, and local organizations.
  • Make presentations at public events.
  • Work in a fast paced office environment.
  • Hold and strictly maintain confidential information for the sole and exclusive use of GO-Biz. 

Contact Information

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

Department Website:
Human Resources Contact:
Wendy Messersmith
(916) 322-2675

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:
Jim Teahan
(916) 319-9955
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.


If you are using educational requirements as your basis for meeting the minimum qualifications, you must provide a copy of school transcripts. Diplomas are not accepted in lieu of transcripts. Failure to include transcripts may result in disqualification.

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