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Salary: $2,602.00 - $4,067.00
Posted: 02/25/2013

Job Description:
**IMPORTANT NOTICE** As required by the department's rules of conduct, all employees of the Franchise Tax Board (FTB) must be in compliance with the California revenue and taxation code. During the background investigation portion of the hiring process, FTB will review return information to verify California state income tax compliance. Any failure to comply with the California revenue and taxation code may prevent you from being hired at FTB. You must verify your filing status by calling 1-800-852-5711 to resolve any potential tax compliance issues, prior to submitting your application and seeking employment with FTB. All applicants not currently employed with the Franchise Tax Board will be subject to a pre-employment background investigation. The investigation will consist of completion of a pre-employment questionnaire, fingerprinting, and an inquiry to the Department of Justice to disclose criminal records. We comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act. Persons with hearing or speech impairments, call TTY/TDD (800) 735-2929.

Personnel Services is seeking a dynamic individual with personnel transactions experience to perform a variety of duties which would include processing a variety of payroll and benefit documents while providing quality customer service to external and internal customers. Personnel Specialist staff work in a team environment utilizing automated processes to complete multiple confidential workloads for fulltime and hourly employees such as: payroll completion, attendance, benefits, garnishments, and employee accounts receivables. As a team member, you will utilize effective communication with others, ensure operational goals are met, and the department’s Missions and Values are upheld


  • Familiar with Personnel laws and rules
  • Excellent organizational, written/verbal communication and interpersonal skills
  • Flexibility to adapt to changing personnel workloads
  • Ability to work independently or in a team enviornment using good tact and judgement
  • Maintain confidentiality with sensitive personnel issues
  • Ability to provide quality customer service, communicate effectively, and maintain cooperative relationships
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills including recommending/making changes to personnel work processe
  • Personnel Specialist experience Proficiency in MS Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • Strong work ethic, including attendance and dependability
  • Enthusiasm and a sense of humor

Current state employees with status in the above classification or lateral transfers from 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. A training and development assignment (T & D) will also be considered. All appointments are subject to SROA/Surplus hiring provisions. Surplus candidates must submit an application packet as outlined in this bulletin with a copy of their surplus status letter in order to be considered.

If interested, please submit a completed Standard State Application (STD 678) and resume. APPLICATIONS MUST INCLUDE THE POSITION NUMBER AND CONTACT PERSON’S NAME IN ORDER TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS POSITION. Candidates who submit incomplete packages will be eliminated from the selection process. All submitted information will be screened and the most qualified candidates will be invited to an interview. FTB EMPLOYEES MUST HAND DELIVER OR ROUTE TO: Joy Burns at M/S A-161. Candidates not currently employed by the Franchise Tax Board must send their application package to the address shown below. Position may become permanent.

RPA #1213-0151

Additional Information:

Working Title Position Number
Personnel Specialist 564 - 182 - 1303 - 001
Location County
Personnel Services Section SACRAMENTO
Timebase Tenure
Full Time Limited Term  12 month(s)
Final Filing Date: Department Link:
Contact Unit/Address Contact Name/Phone
Exam Unit
P.O. Box 550
Sacramento, CA 95812-0550
Joy Burns
(916) 845-4174

Special Requirements:
Background Check Required

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