Job Posting: Training and Community Engagement Specialist

Agricultural Labor Relations Board

Training and Community Engagement Specialist

$5,518.00 - $6,907.00 per Month

Final Filing Date: Until Filled

Job Description and Duties

Under direction of the Outreach Program Manager, the Training and Community Engagement Specialist (TCES) will help implement a new farm worker outreach and referral program funded to assist the ALRB and the Department of Industrial Relations to provide more effective information and services to agricultural workers. The TCES will work closely with staff from both the ALRB and other state departments to help develop better outreach and referral models. This includes development of social-media friendly content, effective messaging and other methods to provide needed information and assistance to agricultural workers throughout the state. The TCES will also help develop training content and conduct training for staff at the ALRB, Department of Industrial Relations, other state departments and non-profit organizations for the purpose of facilitating assistance and referrals for farmworkers. The TCES will also develop and foster working relationships with local farm worker organizations to assist the ALRB, the Labor Workforce Development Agency (LWDA) and the departments it oversees in improving the quality of outreach materials, messaging, education, and training for farmworkers on their labor rights.

This position is 12-month limited term with the possibilty of being extended or becoming permanent.

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

Minimum Requirements

You will find the Minimum Requirements in the Class Specification.

Position Details

Job Code #:
Position #(s):
Working Title:
Training and Community Engagement Specialist
$5,518.00 - $6,907.00
# of Positions:
Work Location:
Riverside County
Job Type:
12 Month Limited Term - Full Time

Department Information

The ALRB exercises jurisdiction over approximately 800,000 farmworkers and employers, providing collective bargaining rights to farmworkers that were specifically exempted from the coverage of the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) in 1935. The California Agricultural Labor Relations Board was created in 1975 to ensure peace in the fields of California by guaranteeing justice for all agricultural workers and stability in agricultural labor relations. Headquartered in downtown Sacramento with regional offices throughout the state, ALRB employees are committed to, and guided by, the principles of the Agricultural Labor Relations Act, to “encourage and protect the rights of agricultural employees to full freedom of association, self-organization ... and to be free from interference, restraint, or coercion” (Labor Code § 1140.2).  


If you thrive in a challenging, highly rewarding and team-oriented environment, and share a passion for our mission, values and commitment to our stakeholder community, this might be the career opportunity you have been seeking.

Office Location: 
81713 Highway 111, Suite A, Indio, CA 92201

Department Website:

Special Requirements

  • The position(s) require(s) fluency in the Spanish language. If the State of California does not have a current record documenting your fluency in this language, you will be required to successfully pass an approved language fluency test prior to being hired.

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:

Agricultural Labor Relations Board
Attn: JC-317271
1325 J Street, Suite 1900
Sacramento, CA 95814

Address for Drop-Off Application Packages

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

Agricultural Labor Relations Board
1325 J Street Ste. 1900
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.
  • Other - Cover Letter is required. To be considered for the position, applicants must submit a Cover Letter along with their application.The Cover Letter must explain why you are interested in the position and why you believe you are a good candidate.
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:

ALRB invites applicants with good interpersonal, cross-cultural, and exceptional oral and written communications skills to apply. An ideal candidate will have experience with community outreach, social and/or legal services, and providing training to professional and lay audiences.


The position requires the incumbent to be a well-organized and creative self-starter willing to propose and act on novel initiatives and ideas to achieve the Board’s outreach goals, consistent with its mission and values.


The applicant will be able to exhibit genuine professionalism at all times, and be flexible to meet work demands including those that occur outside standard business hours, involve work outside the office, and occasional travel outside the region where the office is located.



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:
Human Resources
(916) 894-6784

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) 894-6780
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

All methods of appointments may be considered. An exam is required to obtain list eligibility for this vacancy. Read the exam bulletin carefully for more detailed information.


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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.