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Salary: $8.18 - $9.34
Posted: 07/16/2013

Job Description:
The reporting location for this position is the Office of Historic Preservation (OHP) in Sacramento. This position will work under the direction of the Deputy State Historic Preservation Officer, with immediate direction from the Information Management Unit data manager.

Duties: Serve as an Information Management Unit staff person responsible for digitizing cultural resource management reports and adding cultural resources and their evaluations to OHP’s database inventory. Assist OHP staff in locating digital and paper records. Assist California Historical Resources Information System regional Information Centers to maintain their cultural resource document repositories. Incumbent may also periodically assist in project assignments related to database support for OHP programs: duties may include filing, taking notes at meetings, packing boxes of documents, shipping or mailing of items, and data entry.

Minimum Qualifications: Candidates must be able to communicate effectively in English both verbally and in writing.

Desirable Qualifications: The most qualified candidates will possess the ability to perform standard office functions; work cooperatively and effectively with a wide range of people at various levels; have demonstrated experience with databases and scanning software; be able to use various office equipment (computer, scanner, and printer); have accurate and quick data entry skills; be able to navigate through and add files/updates/changes to program-specific databases; and be able to work at least 16 hours per week.

Special Personal Characteristics: The most desirable candidates will work tactfully with members of the general public, public agency staff, and elected and appointed government officials both in person and over the phone; be detail-oriented; possess the ability to multi-task, prioritize work assignments, and meet deadlines; have excellent attendance and dependability; possess a positive attitude; be flexible in responding to a changing workload; have good organizational skills; be able to manage time efficiently and effectively.

Who May Apply: All candidates must possess the minimum qualifications identified above. The most qualified candidates will also possess the desirable qualifications and special personal characteristics identified above. Applications will be screened and only the most qualified candidates will be considered. Priority consideration will be given to any person receiving state public assistance under the CalWORKs program. Applicants who receive state public assistance need to identify their status as a CalWORKs recipient in the comments area on the application. Applicants requesting priority consideration must submit a verification of their CalWORKs eligibility status, which may include the most recent Notice of Action showing TANF eligibility or a copy of your last aid check stub. Applicants may also obtain verification from the CalWORKs program.

Filing Requirements: Applications that are missing any of the following items, are incomplete, or are postmarked after the final filing date will not be accepted. Failure to submit the following with your application will result in elimination from the hiring process:
--State Application (STD 678) that clearly indicates the basis of your eligibility in the Explanation section located at the bottom of page one and includes Position Number 549-084-1120-901 in the Job Title section;
--Cover letter that identifies how you satisfy the desirable qualifications and special personal characteristics;
--Resume with at least three references;
--One-page writing sample.

There are three positions available.State housing is not available. For further information regarding this position, please contact Joseph McDole at (916) 445-7039 or via email at

Please send your Standard State Application, Form 678, to the contact address listed below. Please note the position number on the application and include any necessary documentation required to be eligible for the job.

Additional Information:

Working Title Position Number
None Specified 549 - 084 - 1120 - 901
Location County
Office of Historic Preservation SACRAMENTO
Timebase Tenure
Seasonal Temporary   month(s)
Final Filing Date: Department Link:
07/30/2013 None Specified
Contact Unit/Address Contact Name/Phone
1416 9th Street, Room 1018
Sacramento, 95814
Joseph McDole
(916) 445-7039

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