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Job Posting: California Citizens Compensation Commission Counsel

Department of Human Resources

JC-270436
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California Citizens Compensation Commission Counsel
ATTORNEY IV

$11,020.00 - $14,149.00 per Month

Final Filing Date: Until Filled

Job Description and Duties

The California Citizens Compensation Commission (CCCC) is described in Article 3 Cal Const § 8. The seven-member Commission is charged with determining the annual salary and medical, dental, insurance, and other similar benefits of state constitutional officers, including legislators. As set forth in the constitution, the Department of Personnel Administration and now CalHR as its successor, provides staff and services to the Commission as necessary for it to perform its functions.

Under the general direction of the Personnel Program Manager II, the Attorney IV is responsible for providing advice and support to the Commission. A Retired Annuitant outside the Legal Division is required in that the Chief Counsel represents the Governor and an ongoing conflict exist which prevents the Chief Counsel or anyone in his/her direct supervision from providing legal support to the Commission.


This advertisement is posted as until filled. Applications will be reviewed on the 1st of each month, and selections can be made. However, the Job Control will remain open until the vacancy is filled.   

This position provides telework opportunities, including the ability to work partially remote.

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

Working Conditions

Some travel is required to attend commission meetings. 

Minimum Requirements

You will find the Minimum Requirements in the Class Specification.

Position Details

Job Code #:
JC-270436
Position #(s):
363-600-5780-900
Working Title:
California Citizens Compensation Commission Counsel
Classification:
ATTORNEY IV
$11,020.00 - $14,149.00 L
ATTORNEY III
$9,976.00 - $12,798.00 L
# of Positions:
1
Work Location:
Sacramento County
Job Type:
Retired Annuitant

Department Information

The California Department of Human Resources (CalHR) is responsible for issues related to employee salaries and benefits, job classifications, civil rights, training, exams, recruitment and retention. For most employees, many of these matters are determined through the collective bargaining process managed by CalHR.

Our Vision: To be the premier leader and trusted partner in innovative human resources management.

Our Mission: To provide exceptional human resources leadership and services with integrity, respect and accountability to state departments and all current and prospective employees.

Department Website: https://www.calhr.ca.gov

Special Requirements

All interested applicants are required to submit a Statement of Qualifications (SOQ). You must provide direct responses to each of the numbered items listed below. Each individual response must be numbered and include the full text of the numbered items prior to your response. Please include specific examples of your education, training, and/or experience. Limit your SOQ to a maximum of one (1) pages, single-spaced, twelve-point Arial font.

  1. Describe your experience and background and how it aligns with the duties of this position.

Note:  Applicants who do not follow these instructions may be disqualified from the selection process. Cover letters and resumes do not take the place of the SOQ.

Application Instructions

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: Until Filled

Who May Apply

Individuals who are eligible to be employed as a Retired Annuitant by the State of California.

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 Human Resources
Attn: Personnel Office - Nicole Vigil
1515 S Street, North Building, Suite 500
Sacramento, CA 95811-7258

Address for Drop-Off Application Packages

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

Department of Human Resources
Personnel Office - Nicole Vigil
1810 16th Street
Sacramento, CA 95811-7258
Please call ahead to schedule a drop off time.
08:00 AM - 04:00 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 Special Requirements 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.

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 communicate effectively both orally and in writing 
  • Ability to think clearly and work under pressure
  • Reason logically and accurately and be able to analyze situations 
  • Read effectively and prepare reports
  • Strong analytical and legal research skills and methods  
  • Work independently and with initiative 

Benefits

There are numerous benefits to joining our team! The State of California offers a competitive and comprehensive employee benefits package. Click here to view the benefits available to State of California employees!

Does this opportunity seem right for you?

If so, we encourage you to join us. At CalHR, you will be part of a diverse workforce where your experience, expertise and opinion are valued. We offer convenient transportation options, including light-rail, pre-tax parking, on-site ATM, shopping, a variety of nearby restaurants and a Farmers market during spring and summer. In addition, we offer ongoing learning and development opportunities in our Statewide Training program which is onsite.

All CalHR employees are excluded from bargaining and are eligible to receive enhanced benefits, such as CoBen benefit allowance, employer paid life insurance, additional vacation/annual leave, and are not subject to State Disability Insurance payroll withholding.

Contact Information

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

Department Website: https://www.calhr.ca.gov
Human Resources Contact:
Nicole Vigil
(916) 367-1732
nicole.vigil@calhr.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:
RA Coordinators
(916) 324-3235
RACoordinators@calhr.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 Application Information

Using the online application system as specified in this announcement is the preferred method of applying for civil service job opportunities; however, applicants may instead apply by way of U.S. mail, parcel deliver or courier service, or in person, as set forth in this announcement.

Applications must include a description of the duties performed for each position held; reference to a resume (“See Resume”) in place of a description of the duties performed will not be accepted.

Additional positions may be filled from this recruitment.

Examination Information

To obtain list eligibility for the Attorney IV position (s), you must first take the online Attorney IV exam.

To obtain list eligibility for the Attorney III position (s), you must first take the online Attorney III exam

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