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Salary: $4,400.00 - $5,348.00
Posted: 11/12/2014

Job Description:
***Pending OHR Approval***

The Department of Consumer Affairs Division of Legisaltive and Regulatory Review analyzes and prepares reports on all legislation and regulatory matters that affect the Department of Consumer Affairs or its numerous licening programs. The Associate Governmental Program Analyst (AGPA) will be expected to prepare legislative proposals, and analyses, serve as a Department contact on legislative matters to the Business, Consumer Services, and Housing Agency, the Department of Finance, and the Governor’s Office. The AGPA is responsible for making recommendations for appropriate Department policy and program changes to address legislative issues, and serve as a Department liaison with legislators and their staff. Under the administrative direction of the Legislative Deputy Director, Assistant Deputy Director, and Legislative Manager, the AGPA will perform a variety of legislative tasks which relate to the review of legislation or regulations and the analysis of confidential and statistical data and information. Finally, the AGPA is expected to be an efficient advocate of the Department in their writing and interactions with internal and external staff. The position will coordinate with outside agencies, as well as industry and other stakeholders.

Desirable Qualifications:

    Self-motivated individual with strong writing and analytical skills, candidate must have an ability to translate complex issues into layperson's terms, and knowledge of the Department's licensing programs and consumer issues. In addition, the successful applicant should be team-oriented, demonstrate discretion with confidential information, and be able to work independently and meet firm deadlines. Knowledge of the legislative process is preferable.

    Statement of Qualifications :
    – Candidates are required to complete a Statement of Qualifications (see questions below). This statement should be no longer than two letter pages using no smaller than 12 point size font. Only those candidates who submit all required documents by the final filing date will be considered for an interview. Cover letters, resumes, and applications will not take the place of the Statement of Qualifications.

    1. Describe any career experience with legislative processes or regulatory processes at the State and Federal level.

    2. Describe any experience working within legislative or regulatory bodies.

    3. Describe any career experience with a governmental entity that has a consumer protection mission (as an employee or consultant/contractor).

    SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Attention to detail, well-developed analytical, organization, and research skills, ability to analyze data and present ideas and information effectively both orally and in writing, ability to produce completed staff work, strong writing skills, dependable with good work habits, ability to work well with a team.

    WHO MAY APPLY: Eligible candidates who are current state employees with status in the above classification or lateral transfers in an equivalent class, former State employees who can reinstate into this class or persons who are reachable on a current employment list for this classification. All methods of appointments, including Training and Development (T&D) Assignments will be considered. All interested applicants must submit a standard State Application Form STD 678 (Rev. 10/2013) with original signature, and must clearly indicate the basis of their eligibility in the “Explanations” section of the STD 678. SROA and Surplus candidates are encouraged to apply. Appointment is subject to SROA and State Surplus policies. Surplus candidates must submit a copy of their surplus status letter.

    All applicants, regardless of the type of eligibility, must meet the Minimum Qualifications of the classification. To view the Minimum Qualifications, please go to and enter the Classification Code or Title you wish to review. In addition, please attach all required supporting documents (i.e. transcript/diploma, license and/or required certificate) to your application.

    Applications will be screened and only the most qualified applicants will be considered for an interview.

    All appointments are subject to approval of the Office of Human Resources.

    DCA is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, or disability.


    Additional Information:

    Working Title Position Number
    Location County
    Timebase Tenure
    Full Time Permanent   month(s)
    Final Filing Date: Department Link:
    12/01/2014 None Specified
    Contact Unit/Address Contact Name/Phone
    Legislative and Regulatory Review
    1625 N Market Blvd, Ste S-204
    Sacramento, 95834
    Brian Clifford

    Special Requirements:
    Statement of Qualifications

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