Job Posting: Assistant Deputy Director for Bonds and Grants

Natural Resources Agency

JC-176340
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Assistant Deputy Director for Bonds and Grants
C. E. A.

$10,360.00 - $12,341.00 per Month

Final Filing Date: 10/18/2019

Job Description and Duties

The Assistant Deputy Director for Bonds and Grants is the principal advisor to the Secretary and Undersecretary on matters concerning bond funding and programs. The incumbent develops, recommends, and implements policy relative to bond implementation and grant programs within the California Natural Resources Agency (CNRA) and its 26 departments, boards, conservancies and commissions. The position is also responsible for the statewide coordination and fiscal oversight of over $30.8 billion in bonds in 8 bond acts (Propositions 12, 13, 40, 50, 84, 1E, 1 and 68).

Minimum Requirements

You will find the Minimum Requirements in the Class Specification.

    Additional Documents

    Position Details

    Job Code #:
    JC-176340
    Position #(s):
    534-001-7500-005
    Working Title:
    Assistant Deputy Director for Bonds and Grants
    Classification:
    C. E. A.
    $10,360.00 - $12,341.00 B
    # of Positions:
    1
    Work Location:
    Sacramento County
    Job Type:
    Career Executive Assignment - Non Tenured, Full Time

    Department Information

    To restore, protect and manage the state's natural, historical and cultural resources for current and future generations using creative approaches and solutions based on science, collaboration and respect for all the communities and interests involved.

    Department Website: http://resources.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: 10/18/2019

    Who May Apply

    Individuals who are eligible to be appointed to this Career Executive Assignment (CEA) by the State of California.

    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:

    Natural Resources Agency
    Attn: Penny Condit
    c/o Department of Forestry and Fire Protection
    1300 U Street
    Sacramento, CA 95818

    Address for Drop-Off Application Packages

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

    Penny Condit
    c/o Department of Forestry and Fire Protection
    1300 U Street
    Sacramento, CA 95818
    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 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 optional. It may be included, but is not required.
    • Statement of Qualifications - Resume does not take the place of the Statement of Qualifications
    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.

    Examination Qualification Requirements

    All applicants must possess the knowledge and abilities, and any other requirements, described in this announcement.

    Note: Eligibility to take a CEA examination does not require current permanent status in the civil service.

    General Qualifications

    State civil service employees must possess essential general qualifications including integrity, initiative, dependability, good judgment, and ability to work cooperatively with others.

    Knowledge and Abilities

    Applicants must demonstrate the ability to perform high administrative and policy – influencing functions effectively. Such overall ability requires possession of most of the following more specific knowledge and abilities:

    • Knowledge of the organization and functions of California State Government including the organization and practices of the Legislature and the Executive Branch; principles, practices, and trends of public administration, organization, and management; techniques of organizing and motivating groups; program development and evaluation; methods of administrative problem solving; principles and practices of policy formulation and development; and personnel management techniques; the department’s or agency’s Equal Employment Opportunity Program objectives; and a manager’s role in the Equal Employment Opportunity Program.
    • Ability to plan, organize, and direct the work of multidisciplinary professional and administrative staff; analyze administrative policies, organization, procedures and practices; integrate the activities of a diverse program to attain common goals; gain the confidence and support of top level administrators and advise them on a wide range of administrative matters; develop cooperative working relationships with representatives of all levels of government, the public, and the Legislature and Executive branches; analyze complex problems and recommend effective courses of action; and prepare and review reports; and effectively contribute to the department’s or agency’s Equal Employment Opportunity objectives.

    These knowledge and abilities are expected to be obtained from the following kinds of experience with substantial participation in the formulation, operation and/or evaluation of program policies (experience may have been paid or volunteer; in State service, other government settings, or in a private organization):

    CEA Level A - Responsible for broad administrative and program activities, including the execution and/or evaluation of program policies.

    CEA Level B - Responsible for extensive managerial and program administration or broad program manager experience with substantial participation in the formulation, operation, and/or evaluation of program policies.

    CEA Level C - Responsible for extensive highly professional influence and contributes to program, policy, and the methods to provide professional services needed to set policies, to meet the mission of the State department and often exercising technical and or professional skills that are required at this level.

    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:

    Demonstrated knowledge of the organization and functions of California State Government including the State’s fiscal systems and program development practices, including the creation of regulations and program guidelines.

    Demonstrated expert knowledge in State of California bond financing, General Obligation bond law, bond program administration and reporting.

    Demonstrated ability to collect data from a variety of sources, evaluate options and reach sound conclusions; to prepare and present technically accurate data and apply such data to high level policy development and decision-making.

    Demonstrated ability to direct, organize and motivate groups; advise top level administrators on a wide range of policy matters; and develop cooperative working relationships with agency departments, public and private entities, and other government agencies.

    Excellent interpersonal/communications skills and the ability to represent the Secretary and the Administration in various forums including boards and commissions, with stakeholder groups and the public

    Examination Information

    If you meet the requirements stated in this announcement, you may take this competitive examination. Possession of the Examination Qualifications requirements does not assure a place on the eligible list. Your performance in the examination will be compared with the performance of others who take this examination, and all successful candidates will be ranked according to their scores.

    A minimum rating of 70% must be attained in the Examination to obtain list eligibility for this position. All candidates will receive written notification of their examination results.

    The results of this examination will only be used to fill this position. Applications will be retained for twelve months.

    Hiring interviews for the Job may be conducted with the most qualified candidates.

    The examining Department reserves the right to revise the examination plan to better meet the needs of the service, if the circumstances under which this examination was planned change. Such revision will be in accordance with civil service law and rules and all competitors will be notified.

    Special Testing Arrangements

    If you have a disability and need special testing arrangements, answer the Reasonable Accommodations question appropriately on your Application (STD 678). You will be contacted to make specific arrangements. Questions regarding reasonable accommodations may be directed to the EEO contact listed on this announcement.

    Contact Information

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

    Department Website: http://resources.ca.gov/
    Human Resources Contact:
    Penny Condit
    (916) 445-7892
    penny.condit@fire.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:
    Reasonable Accommodation Coordinator
    (916) 445-8179
    Genavina.Mabary@fire.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.

    Filing Instructions

    Interested applicants are required to submit:

     

    *An "Examination and/or Employment Application" (Std. 678) that clearly addresses your experience and job titles, names and addresses of employers, and periods of employment relevant to the Minimum Qualifications identified in this bulletin. Applications are available on the internet at: www.jobs.ca.gov.

     

    *A resume outlining your most recent experience during the last ten (10) years.  Please be specific and provide the date(s) you worked in each program and the duties performed.

     

    *A Statement of Qualifications

    Statement of Qualifications

    *Statement of Qualifications (SOQ) - Is a narrative discussion that describes a candidate's experience, education, training, knowledge, skills and abilities as they relate to the desirable qualifications section in this bulletin.  The SOQ serves as a documentation of each candidate's ability to present information clearly and concisely in writing and is your written presentation to the examination panel.

    The SOQ MUST be numbered in the same order as the desirable qualifications and MUST include specific examples addressing each of the desirable qualifications.  The specific examples you provide may be the only tool used for determining your final score and rank for this examination.  The information you provide must be complete and presented in a clear and concise manner.

    The SOQ must be no more than 4 pages, typed in no smaller than Arial 10-point font.  Resume's do not take the place of the SOQ.  Applicants who fail to submit an SOQ will be eliminated from the examination.

    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