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CALIFORNIA STATE LOTTERY

Title:  C.E.A. II
Salary: $7,815.00 - $8,616.00
Posted: 06/10/2011

Job Description:
Deputy Director/CEA II – (Pending Freeze Exemption Approval from Department of Finance) Human Resources Division Under administrative direction of the Director, the Deputy Director of Human Resources, CEA II, will be responsible for providing consultation to Executive staff on personnel management practices and the development and administration of personnel-related laws, rules, labor contracts and policies and procedures that impact the Lottery and its employees. The Deputy Director reports to the Director and serves as a member of Executive staff with responsibility for a significant program. Specifically, the Deputy Director of Human Resources has broad administrative and managerial responsibility for formulation and implementation of policies impacting all disciplines under Human Resources, including Classification and Pay/Examinations, Transactions and Payroll, EEO, Heath and Safety and Return to Work, Workforce and Succession Planning and Labor Relations. Most importantly, the Deputy Director is a trusted advisor to and member of the Director’s Management Team. As such, they must approach their job proactively and be able to establish strong working relationships with the management team. The Deputy Director must understand the business goals of the Lottery and be able to contribute to their implementation. Duties and Responsibilities The position functions as a member of the California State Lottery’s Executive staff and has responsibility for the Human Resources functions of the Lottery. The incumbent organizes all functional areas: Classification and Pay/Examinations, Transactions and Payroll, EEO, Health and Safety and Return to Work, Workforce and Succession Planning and Labor Relations. The CEA plans, organizes and directs five major functional areas consisting of approximately 24 staff. Filing Instructions All interested applicants must submit the following: ? A Standard State Application (Form STD 678) ? A Statement of Qualifications (This statement is a narrative discussion of how the candidate’s education, training, experience and skills meet the minimum and desirable qualifications. The Statement of Qualifications serves as a documentation of each candidate’s ability to present information clearly and concisely in writing and must address each of the desirable qualifications in order. The paper should be no longer than 6 typed pages (font 10pt). Applicants who fail to submit an application package described above will be eliminated from the examination. Mailed application packages must be POSTMARKED no later than the final filing date. Application packages postmarked, personally delivered or received via inter-office mail after the final filing date will not be accepted for any reason. Submit the application package: Minimum Qualifications Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications through one of the following patterns and possess the knowledge and abilities outlined below: Pattern I Applicants must have permanent California State civil service status; or Pattern II Applicants must be a current or former employee of the Legislature for two or more consecutive years as defined in Government Code Section 18990; or Pattern III Applicants must be a non-elected exempt employee of the Executive Branch for two or more consecutive years as defined in Government Code Section 18992. Knowledge of: Organization and functions of California State Government, including the organization and practices of the Legislature and Executive Branch; Principles, practices and trends of public administration, organization, effective resource utilization 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; Personnel management and organizational development techniques. 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 work effectively with them on a wide range of administrative matters; Develop cooperative working relationships with representatives of all levels of government, the public, the Legislative Branch and the Executive Branch; Analyze complex problems and recommend effective, timely courses of action; Plan organize, and direct the work of multi-disciplinary staff; Integrate the activities of a diverse program to attain common goals. Desirable Qualifications Applicants must be able to perform high level administrative and policy-influencing functions effectively and must possess most of the following more specific skills and abilities: ? Thorough knowledge of the functions of California state government and the laws, rules, regulations and policy governing the operations of the California State Lottery ? Principles necessary to provide the leadership role called for to contribute to the attainment of the Commission’s established mission, goals and objectives ? Must possess knowledge regarding the rules, regulations, and policies of the Department of Personnel Administration and the State Personnel Board ? Gain the confidence and support of top level management and advise on a wide range of administrative and other matters ? Develop cooperative working relationships with all levels within and outside the Department ? Must possess a broad and comprehensive knowledge of Classification and Pay, Transactions and Payroll, the State Civil Service Merit System, and Health & Safety ? Must possess knowledge regarding the laws and rules governing EEO, Workers’ Compensation, and Labor relations ? Thorough knowledge of the manager’s role of promoting equal opportunity in hiring and the development of employees and maintaining a work environment that is free of discrimination and harassment ? Gain the confidence and support of top level management and advise them on a wide range of administrative and other matters ? Outstanding written, verbal communication, and negotiation skills ? Possess integrity, initiative, dependability, tact, flexibility and sound judgment Examination Information Experience and education exam component weighted 100%. All candidates will receive written notification of the exam results. Following the final filing date, a review of all application packages will occur. The examination process will consist of an assessment by an evaluation committee. The committee will compare each applicant’s qualifications for the position against specific job-related criteria developed from the minimum qualifications, knowledge, and skills, and desirable qualifications. A minimum rating of 70% must be attained to obtain list eligibility. Interviews may be conducted as part of the exam process, if necessary. If candidates are invited for an interview, they may be asked a series of pre-determined job-related questions. Hiring interviews may be conducted with the most qualified candidates if it is determined necessary in order to make a selection. Background Investigation Pursuant to Government Code Section 8880.38, all persons successful in this examination will be required to undergo a thorough background investigation prior to appointment. Felony Disqualification Pursuant to Government Code Section 8880.71, any person who has been convicted of a felony or any gambling related offense is disqualified from employment with the California State Lottery. General Information The California State Lottery 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. The results of this examination will be used solely to fill the CEA II, Deputy Director of Human Resources vacancy. Questions regarding this examination should be directed to Veronica Werner, Personnel Analyst, Classification and Pay/Examinations Unit (916) 323-7011.

Additional Information:

Working Title Position Number
Deputy Director/ CEA II 358 - 230 - 7500 - 911
Location County
sacramento SACRAMENTO
Timebase Tenure
Full Time Permanent   month(s)
Final Filing Date: Department Link:
06/20/2011 None Specified
Contact Unit/Address Contact Name/Phone
Attn: Veronica (230)
P.O Box 2630
Sacramento, CA 95812-2630
Veronica Werner

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