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Salary: $4,400.00 - $5,508.00
Posted: 12/23/2013

Job Description:

Who Are We?

Operating within the California Department of Technology, the Administration Division provides critical administrative support to all of the department’s divisions and offices. We provide the correct staffing resources and the funding needed to meet the service delivery and support requirements of our 500 state, county, and federal customers. We are on the front lines of providing many important services the department depends on, including budgeting, rates development, accounting, financial reporting, facilities management, procurement, and human resources.

We provide excellent health benefits, generous vacation and sick leave accrual, exceptional retirement benefits, 11 paid state holidays, and two paid professional development days per year. We value the importance of your work life balance. As a result, many of our positions allow for telework, flextime, or alternate work week schedules. We are committed to growing all of our talented staff. We are located in the Rancho Cordova area and offer free parking.

What You’ll Be Doing…

As an Associate Personnel Analyst or Associate Governmental Program Analyst you will exercise a high degree of initiative, independence, and originality in performing the more complex consultative and analytical duties. The APA/AGPA will be responsible for assignments and complex projects associated with Human Resources programs. This includes but is not limited to policies and procedures development, business process review and improvements, communications, and strategic planning.

If you love a challenge, enjoy research, and are looking for an environment that will value and appreciate your critical thinking skills, this could be the position for you.

Who We’re Looking For…

We’re looking for dedicated, talented individuals who possess the following skills and abilities:

•Excellent written and verbal communication skills

•Excellent research and analytical skills

•Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills; personable and tactful in dealing with a variety of circumstances and individuals

•Excellent organizational skills

•Excellent project management and facilitation skills

•Prior Human Resources experience

•Ability to create useful high quality professional documents and resource tools

•Ability to organize and establish workload priorities and work well under pressure

•Ability to exercise a high degree of creativity, initiative and flexibility

•Dependable, punctual, with an excellent attendance record

•Knowledge of modern office methods and equipment, including experience with personal computers utilizing software such as Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Adobe, Publisher, etc.

•Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with changing priorities and be able to multi-task

•Ability to work independently or cooperatively in a group setting

•Ability to develop and deliver presentations

•Ability to develop innovative, effective and creative solutions

How to Apply…

When applying for a Job Opening, you must be sure to submit one state application per RPA #. You must indicate the RPA # (13-125) you are applying for on your application; otherwise, your application will not be processed.

If you are not currently in state service, you must take, pass, and place within a reachable rank of the exam which corresponds with the Associate Personnel Analyst, Associate Governmental Program Analyst or Staff Services Analyst classification. These exams can be accessed at the California Department of Human Resources’ website at

The Fine Print…

Applications will be accepted only from individuals currently at the classification levels shown above, or applicants who have transfer or list eligibility. Applications will be screened and only the most qualified will be scheduled for an interview. All appointments are subject to SROA/Surplus provisions. Training and Development Assignments may be considered.

Additional Information:

Working Title Position Number
None Specified 695 - 244 - 5142 - 125
Will also consider hiring a(n)
STAFF SERVICES ANALYST (GENERAL) $2,817.00 - $4,579.00
Location County
Rancho Cordova SACRAMENTO
Timebase Tenure
Full Time Permanent   month(s)
Final Filing Date: Department Link:
Until Filled
Contact Unit/Address Contact Name/Phone
HR, Attn. De Ann/RPA 13-125
P. O. Box 1810
Rancho Cordova, 95741
Stacey Howell

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