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Job Posting: Enforcement Chief

Department of Conservation

JC-266072
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Enforcement Chief
C. E. A.

$7,781.00 - $18,310.00 per Month

Final Filing Date: 9/17/2021

Job Description and Duties

PLEASE NOTE:  A STATEMENT OF QUALIFICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ALONG WITH YOUR APPLICATION IN ORDER TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS POSITION. PLEASE SEE “STATEMENT OF QUALIFICATIONS” SECTION FOR INSTRUCTIONS.


GENERAL STATEMENT: 

Under the general direction of the Program Chief Deputy (CEA B), the CEA A will function as the division’s Enforcement Chief in the division’s Headquarters Office. The incumbent will develop, organize, direct, and implement the work plans, goals, and policies of the division’s Enforcement Program to deter illegal, unethical, or improper conduct among the division’s regulated entities. The incumbent will coordinate closely with the Department’s Chief Counsel’s Office in the development and implementation of enforcement activities. Please see duty statement for more information. 


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

Working Conditions

Willingness to work irregular hours, including some weekends.

Minimum Requirements

This position does not have a Classification Specification. Requirements and qualifications for this position can be found in this announcement. For additional questions, please contact the hiring department listed below.

    Position Details

    Job Code #:
    JC-266072
    Position #(s):
    538-201-7500-XXX
    Working Title:
    Enforcement Chief
    Classification:
    C. E. A.
    $7,781.00 - $18,310.00
    # of Positions:
    1
    Work Location:
    Sacramento County
    Job Type:
    Career Executive Assignment - Non Tenured, Full Time

    Department Information

    Are you interested in working for a department that oversees the operations of land conservation, mining, earthquakes and oil & gas regulations for the State of California? 

    This job may be for you!  

    We are strongly committed to providing an environment of mutual respect and equal employment opportunities to all applicants and believe diversity within our teams is critical to our success.

     

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

    Special Requirements

    Be creative, motivated, resourceful, objective, enthusiastic, and personable.

    This position is subject to the Department’s Conflict of Interest Code.  

    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: 9/17/2021

    Who May Apply

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

    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 Conservation
    Attn: Katie Burnett
    801 K Street, MS 22-13
    Sacramento, CA 95814

    Address for Drop-Off Application Packages

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

    Department of Conservation
    Katie Burnett
    801 K Street, MS 22-13
    Sacramento, CA 95814
    The HR office is open limited hours. Electronic and mailed applications are highly encouraged
    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 - A Statement of Qualifications is required. Please see the Statement of Qualifications section for instructions.
    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:
    1. Excellent written and oral communication including representing the organization at public forums, meetings with legislative staff, local governments, and stakeholders. . 
    2. Dependability, flexibility and commitment to the organization and its mission. 

    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://www.conservation.ca.gov
    Human Resources Contact:
    Katie Burnett
    (916) 858-9263
    katie.burnett@conservation.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) 324-9378
    eeo@conservation.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.

    Statement of Qualifications Instructions

    Applications submitted without a Statement of Qualifications (SOQ) will be considered not interested in this position.  Applications without a clearly identified SOQ or a SOQ that does not address the questions requested will be considered not interested in this position. Resumes and cover letters do not take the place of the SOQ.  The SOQ is considered the examination for this CEA position and will be scored based on the information provided in the SOQ.


    The SOQ shall be no more than 2 pages in length, addressing each item listed below. Respond to each item individually, in numerical order. Provide specific examples of what you have done to demonstrate your knowledge and abilities. 

    For additional guidance on how to write an SOQ, please watch the following CalHR webinar.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4wVq15zy470&t=75s
     

      SOQ questions


      1. Developing, implementing, and prioritizing actions aimed at enforcing laws and regulations and deterring unlawful or improper conduct. 
      2. Advising upper management on and making recommendations on enforcement policies and strategy. 
      3. Representing a government agency on enforcement actions before regulated entities, other government entities, and as part of adjudicative and/or legal proceedings. 
      4. Directing the work activities, performance, and resources associated with a team of diverse management-level staff, technical staff, and office personnel. 


      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