Job Posting: Grant Analyst

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

JC-229805
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Grant Analyst
ASSOCIATE GOVERNMENTAL PROGRAM ANALYST

$5,149.00 - $6,640.00 per Month

Final Filing Date: 1/29/2021

Job Description and Duties

Under the general direction of the Assistant Deputy Director of the Community and Local Equity Grants Unit, the Associate Governmental Program Analyst will assist with the formulation of policies, procedures, and guidelines related to the development and implementation of the grant programs administered by the Community and Local Equity Grants unit, which consists of the California Community Reinvestment Grants program and the Local Equity Grants program. The Associate Governmental Program Analyst will also review, evaluate, and make recommendations for approval of grant applications and perform grant accounting and compliance duties. 

This position may require up to 10% travel.

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-229805
Position #(s):
373-108-5393-XXX
Working Title:
Grant Analyst
Classification:
ASSOCIATE GOVERNMENTAL PROGRAM ANALYST
$5,149.00 - $6,640.00
# of Positions:
3
Work Location:
Sacramento County
Job Type:
Permanent, Full Time

Department Information

The Governor's Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz) serves as the State of California's leader for job growth and economic development 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: http://www.business.ca.gov

Special Requirements

Employment Application - Interested applicants must fill out the "Employment History" section of the State Application (STD 678) with all relevant experience to be considered for this position. GO-Biz will not review attached resumes in lieu of the Employment History section of the State Application (STD 678). Failure to fill out the Employment History section of the State Application (STD 678) will result in disqualification. 

Supplemental Application - Interested applicants must submit a Supplemental Application of no more than two pages, single-spaced or double-spaced in 12-point font.

A resume in lieu of the Supplemental Application or a Supplemental Application that does not address the questions below will disqualify an applicant from consideration. 

PLEASE ANSWER THE FOLLOWING QUESTIONS IN NUMERICAL ORDER, DO NOT CONSOLODATE RESPONSES:
  1. Why are you interested in working for the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development, and more specifically the Community and Local Equity Grants unit?
  2. What is your knowledge and experience with the development and administration of state grant programs?
  3. What is your experience and/or interest in addressing and repairing the multi-generational impacts of past federal and state drug policies also known as the War on Drugs?

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: 1/29/2021

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:

Governor's Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz)
Attn: Brandi Sparks
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:

Governor's Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz)
Brandi Sparks
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 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.
  • Supplemental Application -

    Supplemental Application - Interested applicants must submit a Supplemental Application of no more than two pages, single-spaced or double-spaced in 12-point font.

    Please review the "Supplemental Application" section above. Failure to follow instructions will result in disqualification. 
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:
Knowledge of: Principles, practices, and trends of public and business administration, management, and supportive staff services such as budgeting, personnel, and management analysis; government functions and organization; and methods and techniques of effective conference leadership.

Skills: proficient writing, documentation and accounting skills to administer and monitor grants, budgets, quarterly reporting, and to develop outreach materials and presentations.

Ability to: Reason logically and creatively and utilize a variety of analytical techniques to resolve complex governmental and managerial problems; develop and evaluate alternatives; analyze data and present ideas and information effectively both orally and in writing; consult with and advise administrators or other interested parties on a wide variety of subject-matter areas; gain and maintain the confidence and cooperation of those contacted during the course of work; coordinate the work of others, act as a team or conference leader; and appear before legislative and other committees.

    Benefits

    Benefits Information - The website below is intended to provide general information. Benefit eligibility may be based on job classification, bargaining unit, time base and length of appointment, which is listed below the link. Additional benefits may also be outlined for specific bargaining units in employee collective bargaining contracts. Please review this information prior to accepting employment.

    https://www.calhr.ca.gov/Pages/California-State-Civil-Service-Employee-Benefits-Summary.aspx

    Job Classification: Associate Governmental Program Analyst
    Bargaining Unit: R-01
    Time Base: Full-Time
    Length of Appointment: Permanent

     

    General State Employment Benefits and Protections

    Click here to view more information about the outstanding benefits offered to State employees.

    Contact Information

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

    Department Website: http://www.business.ca.gov
    Human Resources Contact:
    Brandi Sparks
    (916) 322-3419
    brandi.sparks@gobiz.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:
    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.

    Salary Information and Personal Leave Program 2020

    ALL NEW TO STATE EMPLOYEES MUST START AT THE MINIMUM OF THE POSTED SALARY RANGE - NO EXCEPTIONS.

    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/1/2113.  

    Please refer to the section for Service Employees International Union (SEIU) – Bargaining Units 1, 3, 4, 11, 14, 15, 17, 20 and 21. 

    Education Documentation and Exam Link

    Associate Governmental Program Analyst Exam:
    https://calcareers.ca.gov/JOBSGEN/9PB04.PDF

    Educational requirements:
    If you are using education as your basis of meeting the minimum qualifications, you must provide school transcripts. Diplomas are not accepted in lieu of transcripts. Please review the minimum qualifications by clicking the "Associate Governmental Analyst" or "Staff Services Analyst" link under the "Minimum Requirements" section above.

    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