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Salary: $4,400.00 - $5,508.00
Posted: 04/14/2014

Job Description:
Under the direction of the Information Officer ll, the Information Officer I (Specialist) is responsible for the more difficult professional and technical tasks associated with establishing the objectives of the Outreach and Taxpayer Services Program in the Third Equalization District. The incumbent plans, writes, edits and prepares the more complicated information material for dissemination to the public regarding the activities and objectives of the Sales and Use Tax Department (SUTD). The incumbent advises management on public relations related to outreach efforts and the implication of proposed actions; contacts individuals and members of interested organizations to keep them informed about SUTD activities and outreach efforts; researches and interprets information to be disseminated or presented to the public through written/visual materials, including those translated into languages other than English, online or verbally; makes speeches and/or creates presentations before various groups and promotes knowledge and use of the agency’s services. The incumbent may be required to travel up to 50% of the time. Working knowledge of the Board of Equalization is desirable. All applicants will be considered. However, SROA/Surplus will be given priority (be sure to attach proof of this status with your application).


In addition to the Standard State Application (STD 678), in order to be considered for this position, you must complete and submit responses to the following Supplemental Questionnaire (SQ):

Supplemental Questionnaire:

1. What is your knowledge of the Board of Equalization and what important role does it play in the State of California?

2. Please describe your experience(s) addressing small and large groups in an educational or business setting. How did your presentation contribute to the goals of the organization?

3. Please describe any specific experience(s) in interpreting and explaining complex organizational issues, regulations and policies into clear language for the public.

4. Describe your specific experience (s) writing to persons who may be resistant to the message.

5. Describe your knowledge of taxation and/or business issues in the State of California.

6. Describe the methods you would use to promote an educational event in a specific geographic region.

Applications submitted without a completed questionnaire will not receive further consideration for this position.


Additional Information:

Working Title Position Number
None Specified 290 - 553 - 5601 - 900
Location County
SUTD- Irvine District ORANGE
Timebase Tenure
Full Time Permanent   month(s)
Final Filing Date: Department Link:
04/28/2014 None Specified
Contact Unit/Address Contact Name/Phone
SUTD- Irvine District
16715 Von Karman Ave, Ste 200
Irvine, CA 92606-2444
Ken Maddox
(949) 724-2813

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