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FRANCHISE TAX BOARD

Title:  OFFICE TECHNICIAN (TYPING)
Salary: $2,686.00 - $3,362.00
Posted: 05/01/2014

Job Description:
**IMPORTANT NOTICE** As required by the department's rules of conduct, all employees of the Franchise Tax Board (FTB) must be in compliance with the California revenue and taxation code. During the background investigation portion of the hiring process, FTB will review return information to verify California state income tax compliance. Any failure to comply with the California revenue and taxation code may prevent you from being hired at FTB. You must verify your filing status by calling 1-800-852-5711 to resolve any potential tax compliance issues, prior to submitting your application and seeking employment with FTB. All applicants not currently employed with the Franchise Tax Board will be subject to a pre-employment background investigation. The investigation will consist of completion of a pre-employment questionnaire, fingerprinting, and an inquiry to the Department of Justice to disclose criminal records. We comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act. Persons with hearing or speech impairments, call TTY/TDD (800) 735-2929.

JOB DESCRIPTION :
Under the general direction of the Administrator I in the Personnel Services Section, and as a member of the multi-divisional consolidated timekeeping team, the incumbent performs all duties relating to timekeeping functions for personnel within various business areas within Franchise Tax Board. The scope of duties requires the incumbent to work independently, exercise good judgment, and maintain confidentiality in performing assigned duties in alignment with the operational needs of these various business areas.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES :

DESIRABLE EXPERIENCE/QUALIFICATIONS :
  • Ability to demonstrate a high degree of flexibility.
  • Ability to work in a team atmosphere.
  • Ability to communicate effectively; both verbally and in writing with all FTB employees.
  • Ability to demonstrate a positive attitude and a commitment to provide quality customer service.
  • Ability to effectively manage multiple assignments and meet stringent time constraints.
  • Ability to maintain a high degree of confidentiality with sensitive issues.
  • Good organizational skills.
  • Knowledge of computers and various software.
  • Experience working in a fast-paced environment.
  • Experience in using reference manuals to research questions.
  • Experience with Time Portal.

WHO MAY APPLY :
Current state employees with status in the above classification or lateral transfers from an equivalent class, former state employees who can reinstate into this class or persons who are reachable on a current employment list for this classification. A training and development assignment (T & D) may also be considered. All appointments are subject to SROA/Surplus hiring provisions. Surplus candidates must submit an application packet as outlined in this bulletin with a copy of their surplus status letter in order to be considered.

HOW TO APPLY :
Interested applicants must submit ALL of the following documents:

  • A completed Standard State Application (STD 678)*
  • Resume
  • A valid typing certificate is required for Office Technician (Typing) list candidates only. State departments will honor typing certificates issued within the last four years, and certified from a five (5) minute typing test that meets the CalHR requirements, with a minimum of 40 WPM (words per minute). Typing certificates issued by the Internet or Employment Agencies, and Typing Certificates issued for a typing test under five (5) minutes are not acceptable. For additional information regarding the typing test locations and requirements, please call the CalHR Exam Services Unit at (866) 844-8671.
  • Supplemental Application

SUPPLEMENTAL APPLICATION :
In order to be considered for this position, interested applicants must submit a supplemental application. Your response must be no more than one type-written page in length, using 12-point font, 1 inch margins and include your first and last name in the upper right-hand corner of the page. Respond to the following supplemental statement:

  • Describe a situation when you had to successfully manage multiple assignments and meet stringent time constraints.

    • What was the situation?
    • How did you prioritize your workload?
    • What did you do?
    • What was the outcome?

*A completed application includes the position title, position number and contact person’s name in the job title line, and must be signed. 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. FTB EMPLOYEES MUST HAND DELIVER OR ROUTE TO: Steve Chelini at M/S A-161. Candidates not currently employed by the Franchise Tax Board must send their application package to the address shown below. Multiple positions may exist for this vacancy.

RPA #1314-4538

Additional Information:

Working Title Position Number
Timekeeper 564 - 182 - 1139 - 001
Location County
Personnel Services Section SACRAMENTO
Timebase Tenure
Full Time Permanent   month(s)
Final Filing Date: Department Link:
05/08/2014 https://www.ftb.ca.gov
Contact Unit/Address Contact Name/Phone
Exam Unit
P. O. Box 550
Sacramento, CA 95812-0550
Steve Chelini
(916) 845-6653


Special Requirements:
Background Check Required

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