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Job Posting: Staff Engineer

Department of Consumer Affairs

JC-268493
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Staff Engineer
AIR QUALITY ENGINEER I, DEPARTMENT OF CONSUMER AFFAIRS

$5,849.00 - $10,955.00 per Month

Final Filing Date: 9/29/2021

Job Description and Duties

Under the general supervision of the Senior Air Quality Engineer (Senior AQE) and project leadership of an Air Quality Engineer II (AQE II) where assigned, the Air Quality Engineer I (AQE I) performs staff level engineering work within the Vehicle Information Database (VID) and On Board Diagnostic Inspection System (OIS) Unit. Included among the AQE responsibilities are technical support for the Smog Check Program, evaluation and reporting of Smog Check Program effectiveness, support for Bureau of Automotive Repair (BAR) Enforcement-related activities, and support for the development and certification of new inspection equipment.

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

Working Conditions

90% Office Work – The incumbent works in an office setting with artificial light and temperature control and uses a personal computer, laptop, copier, and other office equipment. 

1
0% Laboratory and Field Work – The incumbent works in the Engineering laboratory under extreme temperatures (from 35 degrees to 100 degrees) or out in the field in varied weather conditions.  Incumbent is required to wear safety equipment and apply safety procedures, stand for long periods of time, occasionally lift materials/equipment, not to exceed 50 pounds, set up and/or operate various machineries and equipment, drive a vehicle, and perform housekeeping in the laboratory. Oversee and aid in field studies as necessary.


Minimum Requirements

You will find the Minimum Requirements in the Class Specification.

Position Details

Job Code #:
JC-268493
Position #(s):
646-121-9941-002
646-121-9941-XXX
Working Title:
Staff Engineer
Classification:
AIR QUALITY ENGINEER I, DEPARTMENT OF CONSUMER AFFAIRS
$5,849.00 - $6,975.00 A
$6,698.00 - $8,380.00 B
$8,757.00 - $10,955.00 C
# of Positions:
Multiple
Work Location:
Sacramento County
Job Type:
Permanent, Full Time
Facility:
Bureau of Automotive Repair
Work Shift:
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Work Week:
Monday - Friday

Department Information

The Bureau of Automotive Repair’s mission is to protect and serve California consumers by ensuring a fair and competitive automotive repair marketplace and administering a model motor vehicle emissions reduction program.

 

This position is located in Rancho Cordova, CA.

 

http://www.bar.ca.gov/

 

**Free Parking**

Special Requirements

  • The position(s) require(s) Medical Clearance prior to being hired.

Must pass a medical examination to ensure fitness.

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: 9/29/2021

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. 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:

Department of Consumer Affairs
Attn: Recruitment Technician, 646, JC# 268493, FFD: 09/27/21
1625 North Market Blvd., Suite N-321
Sacramento, CA 95834

Address for Drop-Off Application Packages

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

Department of Consumer Affairs
Recruitment Technician, 646, JC# 268493, FFD: 09/27/21
1625 North Market Blvd., Suite N-321
Sacramento, CA 95834
The drop off location may be non-operational on weekends and holidays.
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 -

    Please see the "Statement of Qualifications Instructions" section below.            

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:
  • Positive attitude and highly motivated.
  • Have excellent customer service skills.
  • Ability to analyze information and make decisions in a competent and timely manner.
  • Ability to work well with others and maintain good interpersonal relationships.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Ability to ask effective questions, evaluates information, apply guidelines and procedures, and make accurate and timely decisions.
  • Ability to work independently with minimum supervision.
  • Ability to handle multiple priorities.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to maximize utilization of computers to accomplish daily tasks.
  • Maintain regular and predictable attendance.

Benefits

Health Benefits Program (CalPERS), Retirement (CalPERS), Employer Health and Consolidated Benefits Contributions, Dental, Vision, 401(k) and 457 Deferred Compensation Plans, Employee Assistance Program, Group Legal Services Insurance, Holidays, Vacation/Sick/Other Paid Leave, Flex Elect Reimbursement Program, Wellness and Recognition, Alternate Work Schedules, Transit Pass Program and more. The incumbent is required to travel throughout an assigned geographical area by various methods of transportation. Benefit eligibility may be based on job classification, bargaining unit, time base and length of appointment.


Benefit eligibility may be based on job classification, bargaining unit, time base and length of appointment. Detailed benefit information including health, dental, vision, retirement, etc. can be found at https://www.calhr.ca.gov/Pages/California-State-Civil-Service-Employee-Benefits-Summary.aspx.

 

Contact Information

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

Hiring Unit Contact:
Chereese Hinton
(916) 403-8585
Chereese.Hinton@dca.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) 574-8280
eeo1@dca.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

A Statement of Qualifications (SOQ) must be submitted for the hiring manager’s review. Consider this document a first interview for the position. It must be able to stand alone and describe how you, the applicant, meet the experience, education, and training necessary to perform the duties of the position for which you are applying.  For example, if the duty statement indicates that the position involves writing reports, you will want to detail any relevant report writing experience you may have (may include school coursework) on your SOQ even if this experience is also detailed on your resume.

 

While you may submit a resume and cover letter with your application, the SOQ alone will be used to determine whether the applicant meets the qualifications listed in the duty statement.  Applications submitted without the required SOQ will be considered incomplete and therefore rejected from consideration.

Your SOQ must be typed, single spaced, using 12-point font, and you must indicate “Statement of Qualifications” at the top of the document.


Please describe your experience, education, and training necessary to perform the duties of the position as listed in the duty statement. 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Employment information on the STD. 678 MUST be complete with dates, duties and responsibilities, and contact names and phone numbers of supervisors. Failure to submit a completed STD 678 may result in you being screened out. Only the most qualified candidates will be invited to an interview.

If you are using education to meet the minimum qualifications, as specified in the classification specification (
http://www.calhr.ca.gov/state-hr-professionals/pages/job-descriptions.aspx), please include a copy of your degree or unofficial transcripts with your application package. Please be aware that if you are selected for the position, you will be required to submit official sealed transcripts.

DO NOT include confidential information such as social security numbers, date of birth, marital status, equal employment opportunity data, examination scores, or LEAP information.

Electronic applications through your CalCareer Account are highly recommended.

Applicants who wish to submit hard copy applications shall use the most current version of the State application (STD. 678).

https://jobs.ca.gov/pdf/std678.pdf


Applicants who fail to submit the most current version of the STD. 678 may be disqualified.

• Multiple positions may become available.
• Please indicate JC # 268493 on your application, Attn: Chereese Hinton

Electronic Submission:
Application and any applicable required documents may be submitted electronically through Cal Career account. The application packages must be received electronically by 11:59 p.m. on the final filing date as stated on the job vacancy announcement.

U.S Postal Service Mail:
Application and any applicable required documents may be submitted by mail. The envelope must be postmarked before or on the final filing date as stated on the job vacancy announcement.

Hand Delivery:
Application and any applicable required documents may be hand delivered by 5:00 p.m. on the final filing date as stated on the job vacancy announcement. Application packages postmarked, personally delivered, or received via interagency mail after 5:00 p.m. on the final filing date will not be accepted for any reason. Do not submit applications to the California Department of Human Resources (CalHR). Please Note: The drop off location may be non-operational on weekends and holidays.

Please note that the Cal Career system will not allow you to resubmit your application once you withdraw it. If you have any updates to your online application after you have submitted it, please contact 
jobpostings@dca.ca.gov. For all other questions regarding your CalHR Cal Careers account, you may contact the Cal Career Unit at (866) 844-8671.

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