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CA State Lottery


$13,176.00 - $14,673.00 per Month

Final Filing Date: Until Filled

Job Description and Duties

As established in the California State Lottery Act, the Deputy Director, Security/Law Enforcement Division is responsible for overseeing a security division and ensures integrity, honesty, and fairness in the operation and administration of the California State Lottery. In this capacity, the Deputy Director is responsible for ensuring the qualifications and criminal histories of all prospective and current employees, retailers, and suppliers are reviewed, analyzed, and that recommendations are made to the Lottery Director for administrative actions. In addition, the Deputy Director, Security/Law Enforcement Division, together with other Lottery subject matter experts, is responsible for designing, documenting, implementing and maintaining a complex statewide security system to protect the integrity security, honesty and fairness of Lottery games in California.

Under the general direction of the Lottery Director, the Deputy Director, Security/Law Enforcement Division, is responsible for planning, organizing, staffing, training, and budgeting for the statewide operations of the Security/Law Enforcement Division. The Deputy Director is responsible for all Security/Law Enforcement Division staff, including those designated as peace officers. With respect to criminal law, generally, to the extent that violations directly relate to the operation of the Lottery, the Deputy Director, Security/Law Enforcement Division, refers criminal activity to the appropriate law enforcement agency and the Attorney General for further investigation and action as required in the Lottery Act.

Prior law enforcement experience, including completion of Peace Officer Standards Training (POST) certification, is required.  See also "Special Requirements" section below.

Interested applicants must c
omplete and file an appointment application on-line with the Office of the Governor.  The on-line appointment application may be obtained directly from the Office of the Governor’s website at:

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

Working Conditions

Occasional, statewide, overnight travel is required.

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 #:
    Position #(s):
    Working Title:
    $13,176.00 - $14,673.00
    # of Positions:
    Work Location:
    Sacramento County
    Job Type:
    Exempt Executive Assignment - Non Tenured, Full Time

    Department Information

    Our mission is to provide supplemental funding for California’s public schools and colleges. We are passionate about creating a better tomorrow - one child at a time. The mix of talented people within our workplace reflects the rich diversity inherent within the State of California. We celebrate the contributions of each individual and strive to create a work environment that is inclusive, collaborative and welcoming. We believe in California For All.  


    We’re looking for energetic, creative, and talented employees to join our dynamic organization!  We are a results-driven sales and marketing organization that contributes over $1 billion to public education every year.  If you are looking for an opportunity to make a difference and you are motivated to use your knowledge and experience to build a challenging and satisfying career – look no further!  The Lottery strives to create a work environment that supports the growth and development of its employees and recognizes the contribution of each individual. We also offer a variety of development opportunities for our staff, on-site security, on-site restaurants, Golden One ATM, and free parking. What are you waiting for? Apply today!

    Department Website:

    Special Requirements

    • The position(s) require(s) a valid California Drivers License (CDL). You must answer the questions addressing your CDL on your application. Ensure you provide your CDL number, class, expiration date, and any endorsements and/or restrictions.
    • The position(s) require(s) a Drug Screening be passed prior to being hired.
    • The position(s) require(s) a Background Investigation be cleared prior to being hired.
    • The position(s) require(s) Medical Clearance prior to being hired.
    • The position(s) require(s) Psychological Evaluation clearance prior to being hired.
    • The position(s) require(s) a(n) POST Certificate. You will be required to provide a copy of your certificate prior to being hired.
    • Note: The California State Lottery’s Security Law Enforcement Division is a certified agency with the California Commission on Peace Officers Standards and Training (POST). This Exempt position is designated as a Peace Officer by Penal Code §830.3 (p) and must meet P.O.S.T. requirements.

    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

    This is a non-testing Classification, therefore, anyone meeting the Minimum Qualifications listed on the Classification Specification may apply for this position. Individuals in specific programs, such as the Welfare to Work Program, are encouraged to apply and will be given priority according to the applicable Laws and Rules. Please note on your application your current participation in these programs. Individuals who are eligible to be appointed to this Exempt Position 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 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:

    CA State Lottery
    Attn: Human Resources Division - JC#310222
    700 N. 10th Street, MS#6-5
    Sacramento, CA 95811

    Address for Drop-Off Application Packages

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

    CA State Lottery
    Human Resources Division - JC#310222
    700 N. 10th Street, MS#6-5
    Sacramento, CA 95811
    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 -
      • Attach your most current POST training profile.
      • Applicants must also submit the On-Line Governor’s Appointment Application located at directly to the Governor’s Office.
    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:
    • Experience managing a law enforcement program.
    • Experience analyzing complex problems, prescribing and initiating an effective course of action in an environment that is both highly visible and political.
    • Experience formulating and implementing policies, procedures, and programs related to law enforcement operations.
    • Management experience motivating staff and fostering equal employment opportunity in the workplace; ability to make sound, ethical decisions in hiring; supporting upward mobility; implementing workforce and succession planning; and managing sensitive personnel matters.
    • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
    • Demonstrated presentation skills.
    • Knowledge and experience in management and oversight of fiscal/budgetary responsibilities, including procurement and contract management.


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

    Contact Information

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

    Department Website:
    Human Resources Contact:
    Samantha Diaz
    (916) 445-4541

    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:
    Equal Employment Opportunity Office
    (916) 822-8458
    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.

    Position Location

    700 N 10th Street 
    Sacramento, CA 95811

    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