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CTA PUBLIC SAFETY & COMMUNICATIONS DIVISION

Title:  SENIOR TELECOMMUNICATIONS ENGINEER
Salary: $7,726.00 - $9,389.00
Posted: 03/20/2013

Job Description:
JOB OPPORTUNITY RPA 12-299 PUBLIC SAFETY COMMUNICATIONS OFFICE CDF/Client Engineering Services Senior Telecommunications Engineer $7,726 – $9,389* When applying for a Job Opening, you must be sure to submit one state application per RPA #. You must indicate the RPA # you are applying for on your application; otherwise, your application will not be processed. The California Technology Agency has a Senior Telecommunications Engineer position working for the Public Safety Communications Office (PSCO) in Sacramento. The Senior Telecommunications Engineer plans, organizes and directs the work of staff that provides engineering and design of public safety communications systems. This position is located in Sacramento and has free parking. Essential Functions: •Act as the PSCO representative to assigned public safety agencies. •Assist client agencies with the development of long range communications plans. •Advise, educate and mentor agency personnel on the interpretation of the requirements of Title 47, US Code at Section 151, 47 CFR, California State Communications Law and related Government Code sections, State Administrative Manual Section 4500. •Perform the full range of management and supervisory duties for assigned staff. •Represent the PSCO and client agencies, by participating in hearings, forums, committees, and other activities, as directed, on issues related to PSCO business. Work Environment Requirements: •Work Schedule is Monday – Friday. •Function effectively in an automated environment. •Daily use of PC and related software applications at a workstation. •Occasional travel throughout the State of California. •Work at night or on weekends and to be available in case of emergency. Desirable Qualifications: •Ability to facilitate interaction and coordination between technical staff across multiple disciplines to solve complex technical problems. •Must be flexible and able to quickly assess situations and take actions that support PSCO and Departmental goals. •Provide timely and quality customer service. •Experience in the development of technical specifications used in the purchasing and acquisition of Public Safety communications equipment including microwave, two-way radio and radio communications control consoles. •Experience with FCC issues relating to both licensing activities and representation of a Public Safety agency to a regulatory agency charged with oversight and administration of RF spectrum allocation. •Ability to oversee or participate in the development of strategic planning activities for a governmental Public Safety communications organization. •Willingness to stay abreast of current technological changes in the field of telecommunications and electronics. •Willingness to travel to participate in meetings, conferences, and/or hearings. *The salary for the above classification may be adjusted to reflect the appropriate pay reduction based on the Bargaining Unit agreement. Applications will be accepted only from individuals currently at the Senior Telecommunications Engineer level, or applicants who have transfer or list eligibility. Training and Development Assignments may be considered. Applications will be screened and only the most qualified will be scheduled for an interview. All appointments are subject to SROA/Surplus provisions.

Additional Information:

Working Title Position Number
Senior Telecommunications Engineer 690 - 761 - 3637 - 299
Location County
Sacramento SACRAMENTO
Timebase Tenure
Full Time Permanent   month(s)
Final Filing Date: Department Link:
04/02/2013 None Specified
Contact Unit/Address Contact Name/Phone
PubliC Safety Communicatons Office
601 Sequoia Pacific Blvd
Sacramento, CA 95811,MS 10
Michele Casados

michele.casados@state.ca.gov

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