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Salary: $2,817.00 - $4,579.00
Posted: 04/29/2014

Job Description:

To apply for this position, a State Application (STD 678) must be submitted to the contact person listed. In the “Explanations” section of the STD 678, you must indicate your appointment eligibility (list, transfer, permissive reinstatement, training and development, non-testing appointment, etc.). All types of appointments will be considered. All applicants, regardless of the type of eligibility, must meet the Minimum Qualifications of the classification. To view the Minimum Qualifications, please visit CalHR Job Descriptions and type in either the class code or title of the classification you are applying for.

Incomplete and emailed applications will not be considered.

Under close supervision of a Staff Services Manger I, over Centralized Testing and Certification, the Staff Services Analyst (General) is responsible for providing timely and appropriate personnel management consultation and technical assistance to departmental management and staff, administering critical California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation’s (CDCR) examinations, and ensuring decisions and actions on employee selection are consistent with laws, policies, and standards governing the State civil service merit system and meet management needs.

45% Plans and develops the less complex examinations with subject matter experts, ensuring job-relatedness, adherence to merit system principles, and appropriate selection techniques are utilized. Oversees and administration of the entire examination process to ensure it adheres to the State Personnel Board (SPB) laws, rules, and established guidelines governing selection.

20% Provides consultation and technical assistance to departmental managers and staff on selection issues, including out-of-class verification, temporary authorization, appropriate lists, and transfer of list eligibility. Interprets civil service laws, rules, regulations, and departmental policies and procedures.

15% Conducts the less complex job analysis/validation studies for the classifications utilized by CDCR in accordance with SPB and Federal Uniform Guidelines on Employee Selection Process and applicable legal requirements to determine the primary tasks and the knowledge, skills, abilities, behaviors, and other characteristics of the position.

15% Researches and develops appeal analyses, issue and policy memoranda, manual sections, board items, bill analyses, and selection-related projects. Develops new, or revises current, selection procedures. Plans and develops CDCR’s annual examination plan.

5% Represents CDCR in meetings and conferences, serves as chairperson on rating panels, serves as proctor for written and performance tests, and performs other related duties.

Work hours will be 8 AM to 5 PM

Occasional travel is required

Limited term may become permanent


Additional Information:

Working Title Position Number
None Specified 065 - 571 - 5157 - VAR
Location County
Timebase Tenure
Full Time Limited Term  24 month(s)
Final Filing Date: Department Link:
05/14/2014 None Specified
Contact Unit/Address Contact Name/Phone
Office of Workforce Planning
1515 S St, 101 North
Sacramento, CA 95811
Alise Coman

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