The Stationary Source Division (Division) is seeking resourceful and detailed oriented Associate Governmental Program Analyst (AGPA). The Division has primary responsibility within the Air Resources Board (ARB) for: climate change, fuels, freight transport, air toxics, energy, waste, and air district oversight. Under the general direction of the Staff Services Manager I, the successful candidate will assist in the development and tracking of the Division’s budget line item allocations as they relate to contracts, equipment purchases, travel, training, and temporary help and overtime. Working as part of a team, the successful candidate will also serve as one of the liaisons between the Division and the Administrative Services Division (ASD) supporting all complex and varied administrative functions such as Contracts, Personnel, Facilities and Finance. Duties will include preparing and maintaining databases to track progress and provide current, accurate reporting to management; reviewing budget reports, and advising management of problem areas. The successful candidate will also apply analytical processes to gather data to produce both fiscal and non-fiscal reports, serve as one of the Administrative Liaisons between the Division and the Administrative Services Division, coordinate annual compilation of Regulatory and Non- Regulatory Board items from Branch and Division Chiefs for submittal to the Board Administration and Regulatory Coordination Unit (BARCU), and serve as one of the liaisons between the Division and the Office of Information Services on matters relating to telephones, new employee equipment, and employee relocations.
The successful candidate should have the desire and ability to work in a fast-paced office. The successful candidate will demonstrate: a high degree of professionalism and discretion, a positive attitude, the ability to elicit cooperation from internal and external stakeholders, initiative in anticipating and filling needs, a command of the English language including grammar and spelling, and strong proficiency with numbers. Demonstrated knowledge of principles, practices, and trends of public and business administration, management, and supportive staff services such as budgeting, personnel, and management analysis; and governmental functions and organization. Proven ability to: Reason logically and creatively and utilize a variety of analytical techniques to resolve complex governmental and managerial problems; develop and evaluate alternatives; analyze data and present ideas and information effectively; consult with and advise administrators or other interested parties on a wide variety of subject-matter areas; and gain and maintain the confidence and cooperation of all levels of staff within the Division and across ARB. The successful candidate will have California State budget experience, be detail-oriented, proficient in computer applications (Windows, Excel, Access, Word, Outlook, Visio, and related programs), be able to handle multiple assignments with tight deadlines, and be familiar with State fiscal processes. A four-year degree in business, finance, economics or accounting is highly desirable.
Duty statement available on request.
WHO MAY APPLY:
Staff Services Analysts are encouraged to apply. Highly qualified applicants in related classifications are also encouraged to apply.
To apply, please submit an original application (STD. 678). PLEASE INCLUDE A ONE-PAGE COVER LETTER DESCRIBING HOW YOU COULD CONTRIBUTE IN THIS POSITION. This position is subject to background and/or credit checks because of access to highly sensitive carbon market information. No emailed applications will be accepted.
Applicants will be screened and only the most qualified candidates will be interviewed. Appointments may be subject to SROA/Surplus restrictions. Surplus applicants must attach a copy of their surplus letter with a STD 678. On page one of the completed standard Sate Application you must clearly indicate the basis of your eligibility: list appointment, transfer, SROA, Surplus, re-employment, or reinstatement.
Please reference position number 673-410-5393-XXX on your application and include any other relevant documents (e.g., unofficial transcript, copy of degrees, resume, etc.) to the attention of Skott Wall at the address indicated below.
SACRAMENTO LOCATION - We are located downtown in the beautiful California Environmental Protection Agency (Cal/EPA) at 10th and I Street. The Light Rail Station is two blocks from Cal/EPA building and is also close to the downtown plaza, restaurants, and gym.
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