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Job Posting: California Competes Analyst

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

JC-267184
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California Competes Analyst
ASSOCIATE GOVERNMENTAL PROGRAM ANALYST

$5,383.00 - $6,739.00 per Month

Final Filing Date: 9/22/2021

Job Description and Duties

The California Competes (CalCompetes) Analyst will receive direct supervision from the Staff Services Manager II (SSMII), Assistant Deputy Director of the CalCompetes program, and indirect supervision from the Deputy Director of the CalCompetes program. The CalCompetes Analyst will work independently and with the CalCompetes team to promote and achieve the goals of the CalCompetes programs and GO-Biz.  

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-267184
Position #(s):
373-100-5393-XXX
Working Title:
California Competes Analyst
Classification:
ASSOCIATE GOVERNMENTAL PROGRAM ANALYST
$5,383.00 - $6,739.00 A
STAFF SERVICES ANALYST (GENERAL)
$3,448.00 - $4,320.00 A
$3,733.00 - $4,672.00 B
$4,476.00 - $5,604.00 C
# of Positions:
2
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 -
A supplemental application is required of all applicants. The supplemental application must be typed, double spaced using a Calibri 11 point font. Responses are limited to one (1) single sided, typewritten page per question. All responses should have the applicant’s name in the top right corner. Each page should have 1 inch margins and be submitted in MS Word format.

(Question 1.) Why were the California Competes Tax Credit and California Competes Grant programs created? Why do you want to be a part of the California Competes team?

(Question 2.) What is the difference between quantitative and qualitative analysis? Which is more important?

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: 9/22/2021

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 -

    A supplemental application is required of all applicants. The supplemental application must be typed, double spaced using a Calibri 11 point font. Responses are limited to one (1) single sided, typewritten page per question. All responses should have the applicant’s name in the top right corner. Each page should have 1 inch margins and be submitted in MS Word format.

    (Question 1.) Why were the California Competes Tax Credit and California Competes Grant programs created? Why do you want to be a part of the California Competes team?

    (Question 2.) What is the difference between quantitative and qualitative analysis? Which is more important?

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.

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
or Staff Services Analyst

Bargaining Unit: R-01
Time Base: Full-Time
Length of Appointment: Permanent

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

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

Exam and Education Documentation

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

Staff Services Analyst Exam:  
https://www.calcareers.ca.gov/JOBSGEN/7PB34.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 "Staff Services Manager I" 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