Job Posting: Regional Economic Recovery Coordinator (North San Joaquin Valley)

Governor's Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz)

Regional Economic Recovery Coordinator (North San Joaquin Valley)

$5,518.00 - $6,907.00 per Month

Final Filing Date: Until Filled

Job Description and Duties

The Regional Economic Recovery Coordinator will receive direct supervision from the Regional Community-Based Solutions Manager, Central California and general program direction from the Community-Based Solutions Supervisor and the Senior Advisor of Business Development. This position is responsible for the Central Valley Counties, which includes but is not limited to the counties of: San Joaquin, Stanislaus and Merced; and will back- up/assist with other surrounding counties. This position includes approximately 10% travel.

The incumbent should have a primary residence in or close proximity to this region, in order to fulfill the responsibilities of this position.

Limited term for 12 months but may be extended to 24 months and/or become permanent.

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

Working Conditions

This position is located in a North San Joaquin Valley County but is eligible for a full-time telework schedule. 10% travel is required. 


Minimum Requirements

You will find the Minimum Requirements in the Class Specification.

Position Details

Job Code #:
Position #(s):
Working Title:
Regional Economic Recovery Coordinator (North San Joaquin Valley)
$5,518.00 - $6,907.00 A
# of Positions:
Work Location:
San Joaquin County
Job Type:
12 Month Limited Term - Full Time

Department Information

The Governor's Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz) serves as the State of California's leader for job growth and economic development efforts.  GO-Biz offers a range of services to business owners including: attraction, retention and expansion services, site selection, permit streamlining, clearing of regulatory hurdles, small business assistance, international trade development, assistance with state government, and much more.
Department Website:

Special Requirements

Exam Information
Unless you have transfer or reinstatement eligibility, please take the Associate Governmental Program Analyst Exam to obtain list eligibility for this position: 

Employment Application:
Interested applicants must fill out the "Employment History" section of the State Application (STD 678) with all relevant experience to be considered for this position. GO-Biz 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. 

Educational requirements: 
f you are using education as your basis of meeting the minimum qualifications, you must provide school transcripts. Diplomas are not accepted in lieu of transcripts. Please review the minimum qualifications by clicking the link under the "Minimum Requirements" section above.

Supplemental Application:
Interested applicants must submit a Supplemental Application. Applications submitted without the Supplemental Application will not receive further consideration for this position. 
The Supplemental Application must be 12-point font, single-spaced, and no more than 2 pages - 1 page per question. 

The Supplemental Application must address the following in numerical order; do not consolidate responses:
  1. Regional differences throughout the state are shaped by the local economic balance, workforce and education. Illustrate how the North San Joaquin Valley can leverage their existing capacity to promote new industry creation and expansion in the region. Use specific examples of regional and local economic development in action.
  2. Please provide an example of and the approach used in a scenario where you were the arbiter between two divergent positions? Were you successful in bringing these alternative parties together, if so what did you learn? If not, what would you change? 

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 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:

Governor's Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz)
Attn: Ashley Faison, RPA 23-003
1325 J St.
Suite 1800
Sacramento, CA 95814

Address for Drop-Off Application Packages

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

Governor's Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz)
Ashley Faison, RPA 23-003
1325 J St.
Suite 1800
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 optional. It may be included, but is not required.
  • Supplemental Application -

    All applicants must provide a Supplemental Application for the hiring manager’s review. Please review the Supplemental Application section above for instructions. Failure to upload a Supplemental Application responding to the information requested may result in disqualification.

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 utilizing programs for economic development
• Ability to review and analyze programs and policies
• The ability to work with minimal supervision by being a self-motivator and a team player
• Excellent organization, analytical, written and oral communication skills, and the ability to effectively work with staff and stakeholders at all levels
• The ability to handle changing priorities, and work under pressure within time constraints
• A record of dependability and reliability
• Familiarity with Microsoft Office software (Word, Excel, and Access)


There are many benefits to joining our team!  The State of California offers a generous benefits package, including but not limited to:

Medical Benefits (health, dental, and vision)

Work life balance (most positions qualify for flexible work hours and schedules, and a minimum of 10 days of paid leave annually – specific accrual rates can be found here).

Paid Holidays and leave (family medical leave, military leave, etc)

Defined benefit retirement program with CalPERS

Savings Plus Program (401(k), 457)

School loan forgiveness under federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness

Commute Program

Employee Wellness Program (discounts to health clubs)

Employee Assistance Program

Medical/Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts

ScholarShare (college savings account)

On-the-job training and professional development

Most positions qualify for annual raises until you reach the maximum salary for that position, subject to meeting performance standards

Click here to view all the benefits available to state employees!

Contact Information

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

Department Website:
Human Resources Contact:
Ashley Faison
(916) 245-8681
Hiring Unit Contact:
Danna Stroud
(916) 384-8807

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:
James Teahan
(916) 319-9955
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.




Unless you have transfer or reinstatement eligibility, please take the Associate Governmental Program Analyst Exam to obtain list eligibility for this position: 

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