This is a 12 month limited-term, Rank and File position that may be extended or made permanent at a later date.
Under the general direction of the Outdoor Advertising Northern Area Manager (Staff Services Manager I), the incumbent will use analytical research techniques and critical thinking to perform the following technical assignments: 1) review and analyze outdoor advertising permit applications to determine if a permit should be issued or the application denied; 2) perform regular field reviews of assigned geographic areas to identify unpermitted or illegal displays placed outside the State right-of-way but within the limits of the State’s authority to control outdoor advertising; 3) act as the State’s subject matter expert by giving testimony in legal hearings in support of program actions; 4) cooperatively work with the outdoor advertising industry to ensure compliance with State laws and regulations; and 5) prepare recommendations and draft professional responses to Outdoor Advertising matters.
The incumbent must have the ability to reason logically and creatively, utilize a variety of analytical techniques to resolve complex problems, and adopt effective courses of action; develop logs and inventories for maintaining accurate catalogs of large amounts of data; make arithmetic calculations; meet and deal tactfully with stakeholders; act as a team or conference leader; and demonstrate capacity for assuming increasing administrative responsibility.
The incumbent must have the ability to make decisions and solve problems involving varied levels of complexity, ambiguity and risk; anticipate how individuals and groups will react to situations and information and plan accordingly; and be able to identify what needs to be done take action before being asked or required.
The incumbent must have the ability to plan, organize, and complete staff work timely, and work effectively with others in the development and monitoring of program elements. The Incumbent must have proficiency in or the ability to gain proficiency in the use of highway and right-of-way engineering plans and maps to establish the calculation of distances by use of electronic measurement equipment, Global Positioning Systems (GPS) or triangulation, and measurement of the size of outdoor advertising displays.
Extensive travel via a state vehicle is required and may be as much as 75%. Incumbent must possess a valid Driver’s License and maintain the license in good standing at all times.
All interested applicants must submit an original signed standard state application (STD 678), resume and cover letter to be considered for this position. A duty statement is available upon request. Faxed or e-mailed applications will not be accepted. Application packages will be screened and interviews may be scheduled. More than one position may exist. Position is located in Sacramento (1120 N Street).
Please note PARF number 51-3-071 on your application.
Possession of minimum qualifications will be verified prior to interview and/or appointment. If it is determined an applicant does not meet the minimum qualifications, the application will be forwarded to the State Personnel Board for review and the applicant's name may be removed from the eligibility list.
If you are not a current or former State employee, you must first take an examination to obtain list eligibility. This does not apply to Student Assistant vacancies.
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