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Salary: $4,400.00 - $5,348.00
Posted: 02/01/2013

Job Description:
The Position: The Secretary of State (SOS) is recruiting for a Training Officer I vacancy in the HR-Training Services team. HR-Training is a program unit within SOS Human Resources Program and is responsible for developing and conducting regulatory and non-regulatory training for all levels of agency staff within SOS. Under the general direction of the Training Officer II, the incumbent performs the more responsible, varied and difficult work in a wide range of assignments in the area of training and professional development for staff of the SOS. The incumbent must work closely in cooperation with SOS program areas; utilize good judgment, demonstrate strong written and verbal communications skills with tact and exhibit excellent analytical skills; recognize high priority in exercising discretion in confidential matters.

Duties: Apply knowledge and understanding of principles, practices, and new trends of training and professional development, personnel, and leadership. Must reason logically, develop and analyze data, present ideas and information effectively, and maintain confidence and cooperation of those contacted during course of work. Knowledge of Microsoft Office required - in particular a strong proficiency in Word and Power Point. The incumbent must maintain regular, consistent, and predictable attendance. (Please contact the HR representative for a copy of the duty statement)

Desirable Qualifications: Demonstrate a strong background in providing instruction and information to staff members and experience in developing leadership skills.
• Ability to appropriately apply current laws, rules, policies and procedures governing the Secretary of State’s office mission and goals.
• An aptitude for managing multiple projects under pressure and meeting deadlines as well as understanding complex issues while identifying and prioritizing problems, issues, and concerns.
• Ability to identify, develop and evaluate effective training tools and effectively facilitate and organize the delivery of course content, meetings, and presentations.
• Display strong written and oral communication skills; effective interpersonal skills.
• Exercise initiative, independence of action, and decision making.
• Excellent analytical and critical problem-solving skills.

Statement of Qualifications: Applicant must submit a Statement of Qualifications detailing how he/she meets the “Desirable Qualifications” listed above. The Statement should be at least one and a half pages in length and not more than two pages and typed in Times New Roman Font size 12. Resumes are optional and may not be substituted for a Statement of Qualifications.

Who Should Apply: The department is willing to consider downgrading the position to the Staff Services Analyst (General) (SSA) classification for purposes of recruitment. Candidates should be currently in the SSA or Training Officer I classifications or have list, transfer or reinstatement eligibility for a permanent, full-time appointment to those classifications. Appointments are subject to State Restriction of Appointment (SROA) provisions. All applications will be reviewed; however only the most qualified candidates will be interviewed. Of those interviewed a select few will be asked to provide a presentation at a later date as part of the final selection process. More detailed information will be provided at the time of scheduling. Applications submitted without a Statement of Qualifications as identified above will not be considered. Please send completed application packets to:

Secretary of State
Attn: Mike Scorza
1500 11th Street, Room 475
Sacramento, CA 95814

Position Number: 785-5197-200-003
Bulletin Released: 02/01/13

Additional Information:

Working Title Position Number
None Specified 785 - 200 - 5197 - 003
Will also consider hiring a(n)
STAFF SERVICES ANALYST (GENERAL) $2,817.00 - $3,426.00
Location County
Timebase Tenure
Full Time Permanent   month(s)
Final Filing Date: Department Link:
02/15/2013 None Specified
Contact Unit/Address Contact Name/Phone
Human Resources
1500 11th Street
Sacramento, 95814
Mike Scorza

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