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Salary: $2,280.00 - $3,064.00
Posted: 03/11/2014

Job Description:

Under close supervision the Program Technician (PT) performs the less complex licensing activities; reviews various forms for data entry.


40% Retrieves voicemail messages received from candidates requesting information regarding open positions within Licensing and Certification (L&C) and inputs the calls into the call tracking log. Return phone calls and provide answers to the questions using a transcript. Opens and sorts contact letters, scans and copies certification lists; mails applications and certification copies to the appropriate district offices.

30% The PT (LT) utilizes a schematic to review and audit documents for completion and direct staff to the appropriate party to answer questions regarding payroll and benefits, receives, sorts and distributes incoming mail to the appropriate staff in the Personnel Liaison Unit (PLU) and provides clerical support to PLU staff: mail out letters, files, photocopies, faxes, mails, and types miscellaneous documents, inputs data into an Excel spreadsheet, and creates new file folder labels.

25% Assists the Personnel Liaisons with processing certification lists: mail out Employee Inquiry notices, opens and sorts the notices upon return; codes, scans and copies certification lists; mails applications and copies of coded certification list to the appropriate district offices.

5% Other duties as assigned.


The Personnel Liaison Unit is currently looking for individuals who have experience with the following:

• Effective communication skills

• Knowledge of modern office equipment

• Ability to follow written and verbal communication

• Meet and deal tactfully with the public

• Prepare correspondence

• Evaluate situations accurately and take effective action

• A sense of humor

• Ability to multi task

• Ability to remain calm under pressure

• Ability to work as part of a team and individually

• Detail oriented

• Good time management skills


Interested applicants must submit ALL of the following (to the contact listed on this posting):

• A completed Standard State Application (STD 678)*

*A completed application includes the Position Title, Position Number, and your eligibility in the Job Title line and MUST be signed and dated. Candidates who do not submit all of the required documents (incomplete application 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.


**Faxed, emailed and hand delivered applications will not be accepted**

**A 60 day candidate pool will be established for subsequent vacancies**

**Multiple positions may exist for this vacancy**

**All Methods of appointment may be considered. Employees applying for this position who wish to be considered on a transfer basis must meet the minimum qualifications for the classification per DPA Rule 250. You may be required to provide copies of your college transcripts or a copy of your college diploma if applicable**

Additional Information:

Working Title Position Number
Program Technician 580 - 820 - 9927 - XXX
Location County
Timebase Tenure
Full Time Limited Term  12 month(s)
Final Filing Date: Department Link:
03/21/2014 None Specified
Contact Unit/Address Contact Name/Phone
Personnel Liaison Unit
P.O. Box 997377, MS 3202
Sacramento 95899-7377
Celeste Poole
(916) 322-9904

Special Requirements:
This is a 12 mo LT position

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