California Citizens Redistricting Commission


$3,298.00 - $4,521.00 per Month

Final Filing Date: Until Filled

Job Description and Duties

This position is Limited Term 24 months. It will not become permanent; it may be extended or be canceled at any time."


This is an exempt executive assignment position, non-tenured, full time, and is appointed by the Commission. Employees of the Commission occupy non civil service positions serving at the pleasure of the Commission. The Voters FIRST Act states, “The commission shall apply the conflicts of interest listed in paragraph (2) of subdivision (a) of Government Code Section 8252 to the hiring of staff to the extent applicable.” Individuals seeking employment with the Commission should read the Guidance for Determining Conflicts of Interest before applying.


Under the general direction of the Deputy of Administration and oversight of the Budget Officer, the incumbent performs duties related to the processing and maintenance of the Commission’s accounting records and systems which require originality, initiative, judgment and a broad knowledge and understanding of fiscal and accounting record keeping procedures.

Knowledge of:  Principles and practices of financial record keeping; basic principles of accounting; principles of office management, including office methods and procedures; and working knowledge of Fi$Cal for accounting.


Ability to:  Express ideas and give instructions effectively; operate common office appliances used in financial record-keeping work and make arithmetical computations rapidly and accurately; apply rules and regulations to specific cases; analyze data and draw logical conclusions; use computer office software including spreadsheets, word processing, email, and internet.

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

    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:
      $3,298.00 - $4,521.00
      $4,281.00 - $5,776.00
      # of Positions:
      Work Location:
      Sacramento County
      Job Type:
      Exempt Executive Assignment - Non Tenured, Full Time
      Work Shift:
      8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
      Work Week:
      Monday – Friday

      Department Information

      The Commission is a 14-member body created by the passage of the Voters FIRST Act, in 2008.  It is charged with redrawing the California State Senate and Assembly, State Board of Equalization, and Congressional districts based on information gathered during the 2020 census. The Commission must draw the districts in conformity with strict, nonpartisan rules designed to create districts of reasonably equal population that will provide fair representation for all Californians. It is a further mandate that this process be conducted in an open and transparent manner, allowing for participation by the public.  The commission is required to approve final maps by December 15, 2021.


      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:

      California Citizens Redistricting Commission
      Attn: Larisa Harpst
      c/o Department of General Services
      707 3rd Street, Suite 7-130
      West Sacramento, CA 95605

      Address for Drop-Off Application Packages

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

      California Citizens Redistricting Commission
      Larisa Harpst
      c/o Department of General Services
      707 3rd Street, Suite 7-130
      West Sacramento, CA 95605
      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.
      • Statement of Qualifications -

        REQUIRED – Statement of Qualifications. Please see the Statement of Qualifications section on the job advertisement for details and 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.


      There are many benefits to joining our team!  The State of California has a generous benefits package, some benefits include:

      • Medical Benefits, including health, dental, and vision insurance
      • Paid Holidays and leave
      • Defined benefit retirement program
      • Savings Plus Program (401(k), 457)
      • Commute Program
      • Employee Wellness Program
      • Employee Assistance Program
      • Medical/Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts

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      General State Employment Benefits and Protections

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      Contact Information

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

      Hiring Unit Contact:
      Raul Villanueva
      (916) 383-0325

      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 Main Line
      (916) 376-5127
      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.

      Reporting Location

      Citizens Redistricting Commission
      721 Capitol Mall, Suite 260
      Sacramento, CA  95814

      Please specify JC #226365 on your state application.

      Statement of Qualifications

      The Statement of Qualifications (SOQ) is a narrative discussion of how the applicant’s education, training, experience, and skills meet the desirable qualifications and qualify them for the position.  The SOQ should be numbered in the same order as the statements listed below and should provide detailed examples and an overview of your experience.

      1. Please explain how your professional experience, accomplishments and education have successfully prepared you for the Commission’s accounting position.
      2. Provide an overview of your experience processing invoices for payment and tracking expenditures.
      3. Describe your experience and expertise working with Fi$Cal related to accounting.

      The Statement of Qualifications serves as documentation of each candidate's ability to present information clearly and concisely in writing and should be typed and be no more than four pages in length with a font size no smaller than 12 point.


      Resumes do not take the place of the Statement of Qualifications.

      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.