Job Posting: Disaster Assistance Program Specialist I

California Governor's Office of Emergency Services

JC-213741
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Disaster Assistance Program Specialist I
DISASTER ASSISTANCE PROGRAM SPECIALIST I

$4,068.00 - $5,597.00 per Month

Final Filing Date: Until Filled

Job Description and Duties

This is a 12 month Limited-Term position that may be extended to 24 months.

Are you looking for an exciting and fast-paced career? Join the California Governor's Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES) and be part of an organization that serves as a leader in emergency management and homeland security through dedicated service to all.  We are looking for enthusiastic and motivated individuals to join our team. If you are interested in a challenging opportunity in a high-energy, team-  oriented environment, you are encouraged to apply.

Under the general direction of the Program Manager I, the Disaster Assistance Program Specialist I (DAPS I)  will perform average to difficult tasks relating to the provision of federal and state disaster assistance within the Cal OES Recovery Branch. Works within various programs including grants management, public assistance, research analysis and documentation, and administration. Functions in a demanding and changing environment, which requires the DAPS I to act with great independence while effectively maintaining a routine workload and also regularly responding to short term tasks.  Required to meet regulatory and internal deadlines on all assignments. May be required to travel on short notice, work in a Joint Field Office, and work overtime as necessary in support of Cal OES program objectives.

NOTE:  Salaries do not reflect reductions arising from the COVID-19 pandemic.  Information for actual reductions is available in the Human Resources Manual, Section 2113, Personal Leave Program (PLP) at http://hrmanual.calhr.ca.gov/Home/ManualItem/1/2113Please refer to the section for Service Employees International Union (SEIU) – Bargaining Units 1, 3, 4, 11, 14, 15, 17, 20 and 21

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

Working Conditions

Please see attached Duty Statement.

Minimum Requirements

You will find the Minimum Requirements in the Class Specification.

Position Details

Job Code #:
JC-213741
Position #(s):
163-000-8025-XXX
Working Title:
Disaster Assistance Program Specialist I
Classification:
DISASTER ASSISTANCE PROGRAM SPECIALIST I
$4,068.00 - $5,597.00
# of Positions:
Multiple
Work Location:
Sacramento County
Job Type:
12 Month Limited Term - Full Time

Department Information

The California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES) is an emergency response, homeland security, and disaster recovery agency and as a result, is a dynamic and exciting place to work in a team-oriented environment. Cal OES provides training to enhance the understanding of emergency and incident management to all employees.

The Recovery Section is responsible for managing disaster recovery and providing assistance to local governments, special districts, certain nonprofit organizations, individuals, businesses and agricultural communities impacted by disasters. The Recovery Section ensures state and federal support are provided in an efficient and timely manner throughout the recovery process.

In the event of an emergency, employees may be contacted and requested to report to work in the event of an emergency. This contact may be outside of your normal working hours (evenings/nights, weekends, and holidays). This service may require irregular work hours, work locations other than the official duty location, and may include duties other than those specified in your official position description. Travel requirements in support of emergency operations may be extensive in nature (weeks to months), with little advance notice, and you may be required to relocate to emergency sites.


Department Website: http://www.caloes.ca.gov

Special Requirements

  • The position(s) require(s) a valid California Drivers License (CDL). You must answer the questions addressing your CDL on your application. Ensure you provide your CDL number, class, expiration date, and any endorsements and/or restrictions.

This position is required to have a valid California Driver’s License and participate in the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) Employer Pull Notice Program.

To have your application considered for this job opportunity, please indicate the JC #213741 in the “EXAMINATION(S) OR JOB TITLE(S) FOR WHICH YOU ARE APPLYING” section on the State Application, STD. 678. Please identify how you are eligible (list, transfer, reinstatement, etc.). You MUST list your most current employment history first in the “EMPLOYMENT HISTORY” section on the State Application providing the “From” and “To” dates with the month, day and year, the “Hours Per Week” that you worked and the Total Worked (Years/Months). You MUST complete the “DUTIES PERFORMED” on the State Application (do not note “see attached resume” in this section). PLEASE NOTE:  Failure to comply with filing instructions or incomplete applications received will not be considered. Resumes are welcomed but do not take the place of the completed State Application STD 678. Applications received via fax or e-mail will NOT be accepted. If you would like confirmation of receipt please send certified mail. Only the most qualified candidates will be interviewed. If using education to qualify please submit a copy of your transcripts. If selected official transcripts will be required. Applicants may be selected via resume review.


**A candidate pool may be established for subsequent vacancies.**

**All hires may be subject to a criminal background check.** 

**We encourage applicants to apply electronically.**

Application Instructions

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: Until Filled

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. Individuals who are eligible for a Training and Development assignment may also be considered for this position(s).

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:

California Governor's Office of Emergency Services
Attn: Thuy Le
Human Resources Recruitment
3650 Schriever Avenue
Mather, CA 95655

Address for Drop-Off Application Packages

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

Thuy Le
Human Resources Recruitment
3650 Schriever Avenue
Mather, CA 95655
Drop off with Security Desk
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 required and must be included.
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:
  • Adapt to changing priorities

  • Have excellent communication and interactive skills

  • Demonstrate the ability to be accountable

  • Use creativity and innovation to resolve issues

  • Be proficient in the use of various computer word processing, spreadsheet, and database applications and be willing to learn new technological tools and to incorporate them in daily tasks

  • Written and oral communication skills, with the ability to present information and express ideas in a clear, confident, and convincing manner

  • Have experience in analyzing and interpreting various legislative documents, government codes and regulations

  • Demonstrate ability to follow directions, protocols, and procedures

  • Demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to work in a multi-disciplined team environment

  • Perform both independently and in a cooperative team environment

  • Demonstrate the ability to prioritize and work well under pressure to meet quick deadlines

  • Possess excellent customer service skills

  • Be able to work in remote areas and makeshift office environment

Benefits

Cal OES offers FREE PARKING and is conveniently located off of the Highway 50 Corridor and near many local eateries, financial institutions, and Mather Sports Facility Complex.

To learn more about the comprehensive benefit package, please visit:
http://www.calhr.ca.gov/employees/pages/salary-and-benefits.aspx


Contact Information

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

Department Website: http://www.caloes.ca.gov
Human Resources Contact:
Thuy Le
(916) 328-7543
thuy.le@caloes.ca.gov
Hiring Unit Contact:
Louise Amegin
(916) 600-7655
Louise.Amegin@caloes.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:
EEO Officer
(916) 845-8527
EEO@CalOES.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.

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