Job Posting: Recruitment and Exam Analyst

State Lands Commission

Recruitment and Exam Analyst

$3,186.00 - $5,179.00

Final Filing Date: 10/24/2018

Job Description and Duties

In a confidential work environment and under close supervision of the Personnel Officer (Staff Services Manager I), the Staff Services Analyst works cooperatively with other Human Resources and Commission staff to carry out the Commission's examination and recruiting programs, serve as the Conflict of Interest Coordinator, assist with drafting and/or revising Commission policies and/or procedures, and provide analytical support to other management programs.

You will find additional information about the job in the Duty Statement.

Working Conditions

Typical office setting which involves prolonged periods of sitting and working in a window adjacent cubicle.
Occasional travel (some overnight) to satellite offices (<5%).
Daily use of personal computer and related Microsoft software applications at a workstation.
Professional office environment, appropriate business attire required.
Conduct meetings and communicate effectively.
This work unit is subject to core business hours between 9:00 AM and 3:00 PM. 

Minimum Requirements

You will find the Minimum Requirements in the Class Specification.

Position Details

Job Code #:
Position #(s):
Working Title:
Recruitment and Exam Analyst
$3,186.00 - $5,179.00
# of Positions:
Work Location:
Sacramento County
Job Type:
Permanent, Full Time
Work Week:
Monday - Friday

Department Information

The California State Lands Commission provides the people of California with effective stewardship of the lands, waterways, and resources entrusted to its care through preservation, restoration, enhancement, responsible economic development, and the promotion of public access. Website:

Special Requirements

Paper Application Submission:

Electronic application submission is preferred for this JC (Job Control). For those applicants who are unable to submit an electronic application, applications may be submitted in paper format but must contain the following information on the first page of the application in order to be processed and included in the applicant pool:

• The JC number listed on the job posting
• The classification title
• Current CalCareer I.D. number (from your
CalCareer account under the "CalCareer Account " tab)

NOTE: Do not include Social Security Numbers, LEAP status information or paperwork, the Equal Employment Opportunity information page of the application, or applicant exam result notices as a part of your application package. Please do not submit a second application by paper if you submitted an electronic application.

School Transcripts:

Applicants using education to meet the minimum qualifications of this classification, must provide a copy of their official transcripts with their application package for the universities/colleges attended where the coursework or degree was received. Failure to provide a copy of official transcripts may result in removal from the exam list. Applicants providing copies of international official transcripts may need to provide an evaluation/translation from an educational credentials evaluation service to ensure that all the required coursework can be verified by the hiring agency. 

Application Instructions

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: 10/24/2018

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.

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 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:

State Lands Commission
Attn: Human Resources Office
100 Howe Ave, Suite 100 - South
Sacramento, CA 95825

Address for Drop-Off Application Packages

You may drop off your application and any applicable or required documents at:

State Lands Commission
100 Howe Avenue, Suite 100 - South
Sacramento, CA 95825
Drop-off Monday through Friday excluding holidays between
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:

  • Current version of the State Examination/Employment Application STD Form 678 (when not applying electronically), or the Electronic State Employment Application through your Applicant Account at All Experience and Education relating to the Minimum Qualifications listed on the Classification Specification should be included to demonstrate how you meet the Minimum Qualifications for the position.
  • Resume is optional. It may be included, but is not required.
  • Statement of Qualifications -

    A Statement of Qualifications (SOQ) must be submitted with your application package. The SOQ responses must be typed single-spaced on 8.5 x 11 paper, Arial font size 11, numbered, and not exceed one page. A resume or cover letter does not substitute for the SOQ. Applicants that do not submit the required SOQ may not be considered for this position. 

    The SOQ must address the following:
    1. Why you are the best candidate for this position and what relevant experience you have that qualifies you for this exam and recruiting position.
    2. How you handle challenging customer service situations.
    3. The style of training you prefer receiving when learning a new task or 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.

Desirable Qualifications

In addition to evaluating each candidate's relative ability, as demonstrated by quality and breadth of experience, the following factors will provide the basis for competitively evaluating each candidate:
Motivated self starters.
Applicants interested in Human Resources Exams/Recruiting, Discipline, and Classification and Pay.
Knowledge of the examination and/or recruitment processes for the state of California and the ability to work effectively performing in these program areas.
Strong writing skills.
Human Resources education and/or experience.
Ability to work cooperatively and respectfully with subject matter experts, coworkers, and others contacted in the work.
Ability to set and follow a project schedule.
Ability to utilize Microsoft Office products for the purposes of creating and/or editing Word documents, creating and/or editing Excel spreadsheets, and sending/receiving e-mail.
Reliable attendance.
Ability to work cooperatively with a group.
Maintain a professional and respectful working relationship with others.


When you choose a career with the State of California, you receive a comprehensive benefits package in addition to your salary. For more information on the State's benefit packages you may visit the California Department of Human Resources website at

Contact Information

The Human Resources Contact is available to answer questions regarding the position or application process.

Human Resources Contact:
Robert Frisk
(916) 574-0960

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.

EEO Contact:
Mary Murray
(916) 574-1876
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.

Position Location

100 Howe Ave., Suite 100-S

Sacramento, CA 95825



Eligibility Requirements

Applicants must have list, transfer or reinstatement eligibility prior to hire.

For information about exams visit CalHR’s website at:

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.

Application Methods:
Electronic (Using your CalCareer Account)
By Mail