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Salary: $5,181.00 - $6,437.00
Posted: 08/13/2014

Job Description:

The Delta Stewardship Council (DSC) is offering an exciting opportunity for a Coastal Program Analyst III with experience in policy analysis to support implementation of the Delta Plan. Under the direction of the Program Manager II, the Coastal Program Analyst III is responsible for leading land use planning activities and analysis, and collaborates with other DSC staff, a wide range of local, state and federal government officials, and the public in developing creative and effective approaches to integrating habitat restoration, water supply reliability, flood risk reduction, and economic sustainability.

On your application, you must note the name of the job classification and position number you are applying for. Qualified candidates must have eligibility in State employment, be in a reachable rank on an employment list for this classification, be currently in this classification, or have transfer eligibility to this classification (Coastal Program Analyst II). If you have list eligibility, please note your Rank and Score and attach a copy of your list eligibility. Only the most qualified candidates will be interviewed.

Will also consider a Coastal Program Analyst II for recruitment purpose.

Appointment to this position is subject to SROA and State Surplus policies. Surplus candidates must submit a copy of their surplus status letter.

If you are not a current or former State employee, you must first take an examination to obtain list eligibility. For information on how to become a State employee, please refer to CALHR website at

To access a copy of the job description, please go to the department link below.


• Ability to collaborate with experts in ecosystem restoration, flood management, and water management to provide integrated analysis is highly desirable.

• Knowledge of environmental regulatory processes such as project permitting, California Environmental Quality Act analysis, federal consistency under the Coastal Zone Management Act, and development of Habitat Conservation Plans, Natural Community Conservation Plans, and Sustainable Communities Strategies is highly desirable.

• Ability to keep current on the principles and practices of urban, regional, environmental and coastal planning, including decision-support tools, and implement improvements and refinements to the Council’s planning activities and projects is highly desirable.

• Geographic Information System skills are desirable.

• Knowledge of the Delta Reform Act and the Delta Plan is desirable.

• Awareness of the social, physical, environmental and economic conditions and dynamics in the Delta and Suisun Marsh that affect urban, regional, economic and natural resources planning around the region is desirable.


• Strong organizational skills

• Proactive approach to problem-solving, including outreach to key agency and stakeholder representatives

• Strong research skills and attention to detail, including checking facts

• Confidence in recommending courses of action based on evidence and good judgment

• High ethical standards

• Willingness to conform to work standards set by supervisor

• Willingness and ability to accept increasing responsibility and demonstrate capacity for development


• Ability to work well independently and as a team member

• Ability to gain and maintain the confidence and cooperation of those contacted during the course of work

• Ability to interact with various levels of staff, management, stakeholders and implementing agencies in a professional and courteous manner


• Appropriate attire for professional office environment

• Ability to sit in a normal seated position for extended periods of time

• Manage multiple priorities effectively and meet deadlines

• Meet short processing timelines when necessary

• Handle varying and sometimes large workload volumes

• Ability to remain calm during stressful situations

• Ability to effectively handle multiple tasks and changing priorities

• Ability to attend occasional evening and weekend meetings

Additional Information:

Working Title Position Number
Coastal Program Analyst III 530 - 001 - 4762 - xxx
Location County
Timebase Tenure
Full Time Permanent   month(s)
Final Filing Date: Department Link:
Contact Unit/Address Contact Name/Phone
Human Resources
980 9th Street, 15th Floor
Sacramento, 95814
Lynn Borja
(916) 445-5616

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