Position Title: Executive Officer, CEA 5
Department: AIR RESOURCES BOARD, STATE
Final Filing Date: Wednesday, April 3, 2013
Bulletin ID: 03212013_1


The Above-Named Examination Bulletin is Amended as Follows:

All interested applicants must electronically submit a completed Standard State Application (Std. 678), and a "Statement of Qualifications" to skusaba@arb.ca.gov detailing how the candidate's education, training, experience, and skills meet the Minimum Requirements and Desirable Qualifications. Questions concerning this position should be directed to Nancy Brito at (916) 324-9238 or nbrito@arb.ca.gov.

AIR RESOURCES BOARD, STATE
CAREER EXECUTIVE ASSIGNMENT
EXAMINATION ANNOUNCEMENT

California State Government supports equal opportunity to all regardless of race, color, creed, national origin, ancestry, sex, marital status, disability, religious or political affiliation, age, sexual orientation, medical condition or pregnancy. 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.

DEPARTMENT: AIR RESOURCES BOARD, STATE RELEASE DATE: Thursday, March 21, 2013
POSITION TITLE: Executive Officer, CEA 5 FINAL FILING DATE: Wednesday, April 3, 2013
CEA LEVEL: CEA 5 EXTENDED FINAL FILING DATE:
SALARY RANGE: $ 9,544.00 - $13,381.00 / Month BULLETIN ID: 03212013_1

POSITION DESCRIPTION
Under broad policy guidance of the Air Resources Board (ARB), plans, organizes, and directs the activities of staff in furtherance of the Board's mission to preserve California's air quality. The Executive Officer: formulates policy; advises and assists Board members; identifies issues for Board consideration; participates in the preparation of technical material for Board consideration; reviews staff reports and items presented to the Board; reviews legislative proposals; represents the ARB before other governmental agencies and the Legislature; coordinates the air quality program with Cal/EPA officials, other states, and local air pollution control districts; and does other related work.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Applicants must meet the following minimum qualifications:

Either I
Must be a current State civil service employee with permanent civil service status, as defined in Government Code Section 18546.

Or II
Must be a current or former employee of the Legislature, who resigned or was released from service within the last 12 months, and with two or more consecutive years of service as defined in Government Code Section 18990.

Or III
Must be a current or former nonelected exempt employee of the Executive Branch of government who resigned or was released from service within the last 12 months, and with two or more consecutive years of service (excluding those positions for which the salaries are set by statute) as defined by Government Code Section 18992.

Or IV
Must be a person retired from the United States military, honorably discharged from active military duty with a service-connected disability, or honorably discharged from active duty as defined in Government Code Section 18991.

KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES
Applicants must demonstrate the ability to perform high administrative and policy – influencing functions effectively. Such overall ability requires possession of most of the following more specific knowledge and abilities:
(1) Knowledge of the organization and functions of California State Government including the organization and practices of the Legislature and the Executive Branch; principles, practices, and trends of public administration, organization, and management; techniques of organizing and motivating groups; program development and evaluation; methods of administrative problem solving; principles and practices of policy formulation and development; and personnel management techniques; the department’s or agency’s Equal Employment Opportunity Program objectives; and a manager’s role in the Equal Employment Opportunity Program.

(2) Ability to plan, organize, and direct the work of multidisciplinary professional and administrative staff; analyze administrative policies, organization, procedures and practices; integrate the activities of a diverse program to attain common goals; gain the confidence and support of top level administrators and advise them on a wide range of administrative matters; develop cooperative working relationships with representatives of all levels of government, the public, and the Legislature and Executive branches; analyze complex problems and recommend effective courses of action; and prepare and review reports; and effectively contribute to the department’s or agency’s Equal Employment Opportunity objectives.
These knowledge and abilities are expected to be obtained from the following kinds of experience with substantial participation in the formulation, operation and/or evaluation of program policies (experience may have been paid or volunteer; in State service, other government settings, or in a private organization):

CEA Level A Responsible for broad administrative and program activities, including the execution and/or evaluation of program policies.

CEA Level B Responsible for extensive managerial and program administration or broad program manager experience with substantial participation in the formulation, operation, and/or evaluation of program policies.

CEA Level C Responsible for extensive highly professional influence and contributes to program, policy, and the methods to provide professional services needed to set policies, to meet the mission of the State department and often exercising technical and or professional skills that are required at this level.

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATION(S)
Ability to work effectively with Board Members; other state, federal, and local government officials and stakeholders involved in air quality issues.

Executive experience in air pollution control in California.

Knowledge of state administrative processes and procedures; knowledge and experience in managing staff; organizational and customer service skills.

Knowledge of ARB and Cal/EPA programs and policies.

EXAMINATION INFORMATION
A minimum rating of 70% must be attained to obtain list eligibility. Hiring interviews may be conducted with the most qualified candidates. All candidates will receive written notification of their examination results. The result of this examination will be used only to fill the position of Executive Officer, CEA 5, with the AIR RESOURCES BOARD, STATE. Applications will be retained for twelve months.

The results of this examination will be used only to fill this position.

The application form submitted must be accompanied by a one page statement of qualifications detailing the experience, knowledge, ability or potential to meet the desirable qualifications. (Resumes are optional and do not take the place of the Statement of Qualifications.) A CEA review panel will screen all qualified applicants.

FILING INSTRUCTIONS

Interested applicants must submit:

Applications must be submitted by the final filing date to:

AIR RESOURCES BOARD, STATE, Executive Office
1101 I Street, Sacramento, CA 95814
Staci Kasaba | 916-323-6753 | skusaba@arb.ca.gov

SPECIAL TESTING
If you have a disability and need special testing arrangements, mark the appropriate box in Part 2 of the "Examination Application." You will be contacted to make specific arrangements.

GENERAL INFORMATION
If you meet the requirements stated in this bulletin, you may take this examination, which is competitive. Possession of the entrance requirements does not assure a place on the eligible list. Your performance in the examination described on this bulletin will be compared with the performance of others who take this test, and all candidates who pass will be ranked according to their scores.

The AIR RESOURCES BOARD, STATE reserves the right to revise the examination plan to better meet the needs of the service if the circumstances under which this examination was planned change. Such revision will be in accordance with civil service law and rules and all competitors will be notified.

General Qualifications: Candidates must possess essential personal qualifications including integrity, initiative, dependability, good judgment, and ability to work cooperatively with others.

California Relay (Telephone) Service for the Deaf or Hearing Impaired: From TDD phones: (800) 735-2929, from voice phones: (800) 735-2922

Class specs:  CEA and Exempt Appointees