Job Posting: Budget Analyst

State Coastal Conservancy

Budget Analyst

$5,518.00 - $6,907.00 per Month

Final Filing Date: 3/31/2023

Job Description and Duties

This is a repost. If you have already applied for this job vacancy, your application is still being considered. You do not need to resubmit an application.

“Love the California coast and the environment and working to support diversity and inclusion? This might be the job for you!"

The State Coastal Conservancy values diversity at all levels of the organization and is committed to fostering an environment in which employees from a variety of backgrounds, cultures, and personal experiences are welcomed and can thrive. We believe the diversity of our employees and their unique ideas inspire innovative solutions to further our mission of protecting and enhancing California’s coast and ocean for present and future generations.


The position is located in Oakland, CA.


Under the general direction of the Staff Services Manager II, the incumbent works as part of the Budget Unit, and in coordination with other administrative units, project staff, and Federal/State/local entities. This position will assist with the preparation and administration of the annual budget for the State Coastal Conservancy, along with other budget, financial, or administrative related tasks.


This position will be filled at the Associate Governmental Program Analyst (AGPA) classification. To see more details about the AGPA job functions, please see attached duty statement below.

Please note: To apply for this position eligibility exam is required for most, please see the Special Requirements and Additional Information section below for more details. 


Applications received without ALL the required items (state application STD. 678, and a copy of diploma and/or transcripts [official/unofficial]), will NOT receive further consideration for this position. SCC 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.

Click on the link to complete the State Coastal Conservancy Recruitment Survey:

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

Working Conditions

• Position is in a high-rise building (Oakland, CA Headquarters).
• Daily work on a computer up to 8 hours per day, use office equipment, and telephone.
• The Conservancy has a telework policy for Headquarter (HQ) employees, that allows staff to telework up to 3 days per week. A computer for telework use can be provided if needed. The Conservancy has developed a return to office plan, which began September 19, 2022. All Headquarters employees are currently required to be in the office once a week. They must be in the office on the 2nd and 4th Monday of each month for “all-staff” meetings. The other weeks, you may come in on your selected schedule day.
• Standard office environment (i.e., artificial lighting, controlled temperature, shared office space, etc.).
• May work in a stationary position consistent with office work for extended periods.
• Office setting: Monday through Friday (may be allowed to telework 3 days per week; computer for telework use will be provided if needed).
• Ability to lift up to 15 pounds with accommodation as needed.
• Indoor work is common, although outdoor work may be necessary.
• Multitask, meet deadlines, and adjust to changing priorities in a cooperative manner.
• Travel with overnight stays necessary on occasion as necessary.
• Work hours may be various as needed, such as weekends, evenings, and overtime.

Minimum Requirements

You will find the Minimum Requirements in the Class Specification.

Position Details

Job Code #:
Position #(s):
Working Title:
Budget Analyst
$5,518.00 - $6,907.00 A
# of Positions:
Work Location:
Alameda County
Job Type:
Permanent, Full Time

Department Information

Bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply.


The Coastal Conservancy (SCC) is a state agency that undertakes and supports projects to protect, restore and enhance coastal resources, promote resilience to climate change impacts, and increase opportunities for the public to enjoy the coast. SCC works along the entire length of California’s coast and within the watersheds of rivers and streams that extend inland from the coast. The Conservancy also works throughout the nine-county San Francisco Bay Area and the entire Santa Ana River watershed. The Conservancy awards and oversees grants to local governments, other state agencies, nonprofit organizations, and tribes, using various types of funding, including bond funds, federal funds, and mitigation fees. The Conservancy is a small agency of 80 dedicated, experienced employees who work collaboratively and creatively to achieve the Conservancy’s mission. The Conservancy office is located in Oakland, California, near 12th Street BART.

Department Website:

Special Requirements

In order to be appointed to the Associate Governmental Program Analyst (AGPA), candidates must have taken the AGPA online exam and must be reachable on the list. Please make sure to read the exam(s) bulletin before taking the exam:

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: 3/31/2023

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:

State Coastal Conservancy
Attn: Anulika White
1515 Clay Street, 10th Floor
Oakland, CA 94612

Address for Drop-Off Application Packages

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

State Coastal Conservancy
Anulika White
1515 Clay Street, 10th Floor
Oakland, CA 94612
09:00 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 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.
  • Degree and/or School Transcripts
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:
• Excellent organizational skills.
• Sound analytical skills at a professional level.
• Attention to detail.
• Experience working with the State of CA budget process.
• Proficiency designing and manipulating Microsoft Excel spreadsheets.
• Positive attitude and highly motivated.
• Ability to build and maintain positive professional relationships with colleagues.
• Ability to analyze information and make decisions in a competent and timely manner.
• Ability to work well with others and maintain good interpersonal relationships.
• High level of accuracy with the ability to correct mistakes when needed.
• Ability to ask effective questions, evaluates information, apply guidelines and procedures, and make accurate and timely decisions.
• Self-starter/takes initiative.
• Ability to maximize utilization of computers to accomplish daily tasks.
• Maintain regular and predictable attendance.


There are many benefits to joining our team! The State of California has a generous benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision coverage, CalPERS pension upon retirement, eleven (11) hours of annual leave per month, or seven (7) hours of vacation credit per month, eight (8) hours of sick leave credit per month, two (2) paid Professional Development Days, one (1) paid Personal Holiday, pre-tax parking fee program, monthly $100 transportation voucher, bicycle commuter program, plus many more.

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:
Anulika White
(510) 286-0343

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:
Helen Kang
(510) 286-4349
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

  • Please do not include any confidential information such as social security number, marital status, ethnicity, age, or disability information on any of the documentation uploaded with your online application.
  • If the classification you are applying for has an education requirement, diploma/transcripts (official/unofficial) will be required to verify you meet the minimum qualifications of the classification. Please be sure to redact any confidential information before uploading your transcripts.
  • Preference will be given to persons with State Restriction of Appointments (SROA) or Surplus status. Applicants must attach a copy of their most recently dated letter that specifies their designation as either SROA or surplus candidate as proof.
  • Qualified candidates must be in a reachable rank (ranks 1, 2, or 3) on the employment list for the Associate Governmental Program Analyst (AGPA).
  • In order to be on the reachable rank and eligible for this position, candidates must have taken the Associate Governmental Program Analyst - online exam within the past 12 months (see link below). If you are not currently on the Associate Governmental Program Analyst eligibility list, please take the online exam below.
  • To take the online exam for the Associate Governmental Program Analyst go to:, have eligibility in State employment, be in this classification, or have transfer eligibility to this classification. A Training and Development (T&D) assignments may be considered.
  • You must meet the minimum qualifications of the Associate Governmental Program Analyst or have transfer or reinstatement eligibility to this classification.
  • This advertisement will be used for this and other permanent and/or limited term vacancies that may occur at the State Coastal Conservancy during the life of the certification list.
  • If you do not hear from us in 5-8 weeks from the final file date, you may assume the position has been filled by another applicant. Please note that all additional vacancies that become available may be added to this advertisement.

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