Job Posting: Legislative Analyst

Department of Justice

JC-258045
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Legislative Analyst
ASSOCIATE GOVERNMENTAL PROGRAM ANALYST

$5,149.00 - $6,446.00 per Month

Final Filing Date: 7/27/2021

Job Description and Duties

Under direction of the Staff Services Manager (SSM) I, the AGPA serves as a Legislative Analyst for the California Justice Information Services (CJIS) Division and the various programs within its bureaus.  This requires the AGPA to think critically and work independently to provide policy direction and complete bill analyses for the Division, as well as maintain a general working knowledge of the Department and CJIS Division roles and responsibilities, and of the State’s legislative process.

 

The AGPA must have the ability to tactfully elicit information and cooperation from CJIS Division personnel at varying levels of authority and must manage and maintain strong relationships with a broad set of stakeholders. The position requires the AGPA to be able to reason logically and creatively; utilize a variety of analytical techniques to resolve complex problems; develop and evaluate alternatives; analyze data and present ideas effectively both orally and in writing; and consult with and advise administrators on a wide variety of subject-matter areas. The AGPA must maintain confidentiality and exercise a high-level of discretion.

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-258045
Position #(s):
420-705-5393-042
Working Title:
Legislative Analyst
Classification:
ASSOCIATE GOVERNMENTAL PROGRAM ANALYST
$5,149.00 - $6,446.00 A
STAFF SERVICES ANALYST (GENERAL)
$3,298.00 - $4,132.00 A
$3,571.00 - $4,469.00 B
$4,281.00 - $5,360.00 C
# of Positions:
1
Work Location:
Sacramento County
Job Type:
Permanent, Full Time
Work Shift:
Day
Work Week:
Monday-Friday

Department Information

  • This position is located in the California Justice Information Services Division (CJIS), CJIS Executive Office, CJIS Administration Support Program, Legislation, Training, & Policy Section, Legislation & Regulations. 
  • Please disregard the SROA/Surplus language below as the Department of Justice requires applicants to submit their SROA/Surplus Letter if that is the basis of their eligibility.
  • For more information about the department, please visit the Attorney General’s website at www.oag.ca.gov.


Special Requirements

  • A fingerprint check is required.
  • Clearly indicate JC – 258045 in the “Examination(s) or Job Title(s) For Which You Are Applying” section of your State Application.
  • If you are using education to meet the minimum qualifications for this position, you must submit a copy of your transcript or diploma.  An official transcript will be required prior to appointment.
  • Due to the COVID-19 public health emergency, applying electronically is highly encouraged. 


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: 7/27/2021

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:

Department of Justice
Attn: Holly Bittle - JC 258045
PO Box 160608
Sacramento, CA 95816-0608

Address for Drop-Off Application Packages

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

Department of Justice
Holly Bittle - JC 258045
4949 Broadway
Sacramento, CA 95820
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.
  • Statement of Qualifications - single spaced, Arial, 12-pt, and only 2 pages. Respond to each prompt in the order provided.
    • Describe what interests you about this position. Explain how your experience and skills qualify you as the best candidate for this position. Refer to the duty statement for details about this position. 
    • Describe your experience working with critical projects which required you to set and manage priorities to ensure timely completion and necessitated coordination with different groups with varying levels of experience within a multilateral organization.
  • Other -

    Click on the following link to complete the California Department of Justice Recruitment Survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/NC8SQ6N

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 interpret regulations, policy, statute, and/or legislation
  • Ability to lead and take initiative
  • Ability to think critically and creatively
  • Excellent analytical, writing, and research skills
  • Adaptable to changing priorities
  • Dependable
  • Strong organization skills
  • Diplomacy/tact


Benefits

Benefit Information - Please access this link for information on benefits afforded to employees who work for the State of California - https://www.calhr.ca.gov/Pages/California-State-Civil-Service-Employee-Benefits-Summary.aspx 

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.

Human Resources Contact:
Holly Bittle
(916) 210-3376
holly.bittle@doj.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) 210-7580
EERROffice@doj.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

Personal Leave Program

Effective July 1, 2020, state employees are subject to temporary wage reductions in exchange for Personal Leave Program (PLP) accruals. The specific rate and hours earned were negotiated and agreed upon by each bargaining unit. More information regarding PLP can be found here - http://hrmanual.calhr.ca.gov/Home/ManualItem/1/2113.

This is a re-advertisement for JC #248555. If you have previously applied for JC # 248555, it is not necessary to re-apply. Your original application for JC # 248555 will be included in this candidate pool for JC # 258045.

Additional Information on Application Filing

Please note, if using the United States Postal Service for delivery, there is no guarantee that your application will be date stamped and will arrive by the final filing date. If your application does not have a postmark or date stamp and arrives after the final filing date, your application will not be accepted. Therefore, to ensure timely delivery of your application, it is recommended that you use either electronic delivery, parcel service, or certified mail. Using one of these options will provide proof of delivery prior to the final filing date.

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