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Job Posting: Office Technician, Public Rights Division

Department of Justice

Office Technician, Public Rights Division

$3,287.00 - $4,114.00 per Month

Final Filing Date: 1/31/2022

Job Description and Duties

Are you currently looking for an entry-level position in a highly regarded department? Do you have the desire to gain insight, knowledge, and experience that may be applied in future promotional opportunities?  If so, then this might be the position for you.  The Executive Unit of the Public Rights Division is looking for a well-rounded candidate to join our team.

Under the immediate supervision of the Legal Division Manager, the incumbent is responsible for providing clerical support to the Executive Unit and legal staff of the Public Rights Division.  They are responsible for the scanning, sorting, opening, processing, and distribution of incoming mail and courier packages to staff throughout the Executive Unit.  The incumbent is responsible for maintaining ergonomic databases and ergonomic evaluations, logs of all purchase orders and probationary reports, and service authorizations.  They will be the training coordinator for the division and ensure compliance of mandatory courses for all PRD legal staff. 


Minimum Requirements

You will find the Minimum Requirements in the Class Specification.

Additional Documents

Position Details

Job Code #:
Position #(s):
Working Title:
Office Technician, Public Rights Division
$3,287.00 - $4,114.00 A
# of Positions:
Work Location:
Sacramento County
Job Type:
Permanent, Full Time
PRD - Belen Eszlinger
Work Shift:
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Work Week:
Monday - Friday

Department Information

  • This position is located in the Public Rights Division, Sacramento.

  • 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.

  • Please visit the Attorney General's website for more information at

Special Requirements

  • The position(s) require(s) the ability to type at a minimum speed as designated on the Class Specifications (link available in the additional documentation section). You must obtain a valid typing certificate confirming your ability to meet the minimum typing speed, prior to being hired. Additional information regarding acceptable typing tests is available at the website.
  • A fingerprint check will be required.

  • Clearly indicate the Job Code(s), location(s),and the title of this position in the “Examination or Job Title(s) For Which You Are Applying” section located on the first page of your State Application

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: 1/31/2022

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 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: Belen Eszlinger (JC-283381) OT in Sacramento
1300 I Street, 10th Floor
Sacramento, CA 95814

Address for Drop-Off Application Packages

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

Department of Justice
Belen Eszlinger (JC-283381) OT in Sacramento
1300 I Street, 10th Floor
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 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.
  • Other -

    A cover letter is required and must be submitted

  • Other - Click on the following link to complete the California Department of Justice Recruitment Survey:
  • Other -

    Typing Certificate requested in application package, and will be required at the time of appointment

  • Other -

    Click on the following link to complete the California Department of Justice Recruitment Survey:

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:

Strong communication skills, ability to interact with staff at various levels and divisions, work well under pressure, independently, and as part of a team, and to meet short deadlines. Ability to proficiently type, edit, compose emails, store, retrieve, print, process, and electronically send correspondence using various department supported software such as Word, Microsoft Outlook, Adobe Acrobat, Excel, and other desktop technology tools and communication devices.


The successful candidate will need to maintain a professional and organized work area in compliance with state and departmental rules and regulations and office policies and practices. The successful candidate will be required to maintain confidentiality regarding the nature of the documents being handled, and utilize the highest degree of independent decision-making, sound judgment, diplomacy, tact and professional communication skills. The successful candidate will also answer incoming phone calls, provide information on State government agency services and programs, direct callers to appropriate staff, take detailed and accurate messages, and take other appropriate action as necessary.

The position involves independence of action, initiative, ability to prioritize work, knowledge of department policies and a thorough knowledge of complex office/administrative practices, along with the ability to communicate effectively and tactfully, follow oral and written direction, and exercise good judgment. The successful candidate must effectively and efficiently carry out assigned tasks independently or with minimal supervision, work well under pressure and  meet deadlines. Strong communication skills, good organizational skills, the ability to work in a team environment, excellent work habits, dependability and flexibility are critical. The successful candidate must demonstrate telephone ethics, tact, diplomacy, discretion with confidential and sensitive situations, and maintain good attendance.



Benefit information can be found on the CalHR website and the CalPERS website.

Contact Information

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

Hiring Unit Contact:
Amanda Cuevas
(916) 210-7303

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
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 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