|Employer||CA DEPARTMENT OF PARKS AND RECREATION|
|Job Type||Full Time|
|Salary||$8,341.00 - $9,472.00 per Month|
Job Description and Duties
SENIOR PARK AND RECREATION SPECIALIST - COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT / OFFICE OF GRANTS AND LOCAL SERVICES / POLICY & OPERATIONS
The reporting location for this position is Sacramento, CA. This position will work under the general direction of C.E.A. (Office Chief).
The incumbent will exercise independent judgement and initiative as the Policy Manager and Operations Manager. Responsibilities include overseeing activities of a Staff Park and Recreation Specialist, up to four Associate Park and Recreation Specialists/Park and Recreation Specialists, Senior Environmental Specialist, one Staff Services Manager, up to three Staff Services Analysts, and Office Technician. Additional responsibilities include overseeing the work of a Fi$cal Analyst and the Information Technology Specialist III. The incumbent will respond to sensitive issues involving personnel matters, budget drills and legislative inquiries, secure federal funding through National Park Service, and develop the Statewide Comprehensive Outdoor Recreation Plan (SCORP). The incumbent will also oversee the office budget and prepare budgetary documentation, in addition to developing office policies and procedures. Desirable Qualifications include experience leading and coaching staff, interacting with internal and external stakeholders in a professional manner, analyzing issues and preparing briefings for executive staff, and developing administrative procedures and support systems. Position requires occasional travel.
This position requires a valid class C driver’s license.
Training and Development Assignments may be considered.
State housing is not available.
For further information regarding this position, please contact Sedrick Mitchell at (916) 764-2144 or at Sedrick.Mitchell@parks.ca.gov .
You will find additional information about the job in the Duty Statement .
You will find the Minimum Requirements in the Class Specification.
Job Code #:
POLICY AND OPERATIONS MANAGER
SENIOR PARK AND RECREATION SPECIALIST
$8,341.00 - $9,472.00
# of Positions:
Permanent, Full Time
The mission of California State Parks is to provide for the health, inspiration, and education of the people of California by helping to preserve the state's extraordinary biological diversity, protecting its most valued natural and cultural resources, and creating opportunities for high-quality outdoor recreation.
All employees are responsible for contributing to an inclusive, safe, and secure work environment that values diverse cultures, perspectives, and experiences, and is free from discrimination.
Department Website: http://www.parks.ca.gov
Statement of Qualifications is a discussion of how an applicant's education, training, experience, and skills meet the criteria in the duty statement and qualify the applicant for the position. Please include a 1-2 pages, 12-point font, Statement of Qualifications (SOQ) that describes your experience as it relates to this position/Duty Statement. Resumes and cover letters will not take the place of the SOQ. Failure to include and complete the SOQ may result in disqualification for interview.
Candidates that believe they meet the Minimum qualifications based on a pattern of education from the classification description (specifications) must provide a copy of your degree/transcripts and/or license along with your application (STD. 678) to be considered for this position. If selected for the position official sealed transcripts will be required prior to appointment.
DO NOT include any confidential information to your application or supporting documents (i.e., Social Security Number, birthdate, marital status, medical information, examination results, method of eligibility, etc.)
SROA/SURPLUS Applicants: You must check the SROA/Surplus as your claimed method of eligibility and attach your SROA/Surplus letter as an additional document.
This recruitment may be used to fill identical vacancies which may occur within 180 days of the Final Filing Date of this job posting.
Completed applications and all required documents must be received or postmarked by the Final Filing Date in order to be considered. Dates printed on Mobile Bar Codes, such as the Quick Response (QR) Codes available at the USPS, are not considered Postmark dates for the purpose of determining timely filing of an application.
Final Filing Date: 2/2/2023
Who May Apply
Individuals who are currently in the classification, eligible for lateral transfer, eligible for reinstatement, have list eligibility, are in the process of obtaining list eligibility, or have SROA and/or Surplus eligibility (please attach your letter, if available). SROA and Surplus candidates are given priority; therefore, individuals with other eligibility may be considered in the event no SROA or Surplus candidates apply. Individuals who are eligible for a Training and Development assignment may also be considered for this position(s).
Applications will be screened and only the most qualified applicants will be selected to move forward in the selection process. Applicants must meet the Minimum Qualifications stated in the Classification Specification(s).
How To Apply
Complete Application Packages (including your Examination/Employment Application (STD 678) and applicable or required documents) must be submitted to apply for this Job Posting. Application Packages may be submitted electronically through your CalCareer Account at www.CalCareers.ca.gov. When submitting your application in hard copy, a completed copy of the Application Package listing must be included. If you choose to not apply electronically, a hard copy application package may be submitted through an alternative method listed below:
Address for Mailing Application Packages
You may submit your application and any applicable or required documents to:
Department of Parks & Recreation
Attn: Class & Hiring
P.O. Box 942896
Sacramento , CA 94296-0001
Address for Drop-Off Application Packages
You may drop off your application and any applicable or required documents at:
Department of Parks & Recreation
Class & Hiring
715 P Street
14th Floor, Human Resources - Reception Desk
Sacramento , CA 95814
08:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Required Application Package Documents
The following items are required to be submitted with your application. Applicants who do not submit the required items timely may not be considered for this job:
Applicants requiring reasonable accommodations for the hiring interview process must request the necessary accommodations if scheduled for a hiring interview. The request should be made at the time of contact to schedule the interview. Questions regarding reasonable accommodations may be directed to the EEO contact listed on this job posting.
Benefit information can be found on the CalHR website and the CalPERS website.
The Hiring Unit Contact is available to answer questions regarding the position or application process.
Department Website: http://www.parks.ca.gov
Hiring Unit Contact:
Please direct requests for Reasonable Accommodations to the interview scheduler at the time the interview is being scheduled. You may direct any additional questions regarding Reasonable Accommodations or Equal Employment Opportunity for this position(s) to the Department's EEO Office.
Sharon Comas - Human Rights Office
California Relay Service: 1-800-735-2929 (TTY), 1-800-735-2922 (Voice) TTY is a Telecommunications Device for the Deaf, and is reachable only from phones equipped with a TTY Device.
If submitting your completed Application Package by mail or hand delivery, you must include the Position # 549-091-1087-006 and the Job Control # JC-350295 in the “Examination or Job Title for which you are applying” section on the STD. 678. Note: If you are applying for multiple positions, you must complete a STD. 678 for each position separately. Incomplete applications or applications received with multiple positions listed on one application will not be considered.
Employment History on the STD 678 must be complete and include dates, accurate hours per week, total time worked, duties and responsibilities, and contact names and phone numbers of supervisors. Failure to submit a completed STD 678 may result in you being screened out. Only the most qualified candidates will be invited to an interview.
To be considered for the job vacancy you MUST satisfy one of the following requirements:
List Eligibility - Successfully complete the civil service exam for the classification of Senior Park and Recreation Specialist. Click here for more information on how to apply for the Park and Recreation Specialist exam. NOTE: Please refer to the exam bulletin for the frequency of administration of this exam.
Transfer Eligibility - Must have current employment with the State of California in the same classification or in a classification that is comparable. If in a different classification, you must meet the minimum qualifications (see Minimum Qualifications section and associated links above).
Reinstatement Eligibility - Previously obtained permanent employment with the State of California in the same classification or in a classification that is comparable. If in a different classification, you must meet the minimum qualifications (see Minimum Qualifications section and associated links above).
In some special circumstances, candidates who meet the Minimum Qualifications for the position, but who do not have one of the types of eligibility listed above, may be hired. However, this is rare, and the preferred method of appointment is through eligibility as described above.
Equal Opportunity Employer
The State of California is an equal opportunity employer to all, regardless of age, ancestry, color, disability (mental and physical), exercising the right to family care and medical leave, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, military or veteran status, national origin, political affiliation, race, religious creed, sex (includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), and sexual orientation.
It is an objective of the State of California to achieve a drug-free work place. Any applicant for state employment will be expected to behave in accordance with this objective because the use of illegal drugs is inconsistent with the law of the State, the rules governing Civil Service, and the special trust placed in public servants.
Closing Date/Time: 2/2/2023