Department of Industrial Relations


$3,377.00 - $6,290.00

Final Filing Date: Until Filled

Job Description and Duties

Under the direction of a Senior Apprenticeship Consultant, performs the following duties:

Confers with employers, employee representatives, and employer groups to encourage and assist in the establishment of apprenticeship standards and other on-the-job training programs such as situations where workers are entering new occupations by reason of having been displaced from former occupations because of economic, industrial, technological, or scientific changes or developments; organizes and provides assistance to local, regional, and statewide joint employer-employee apprenticeship and other training committees such as those organized to provide retraining of specific occupational groups on the job site.

Mediates disputes relating to the employment and training of on-the-job trainees relating to the operation and enforcement of apprenticeship and other on-the-job agreements and standards; prepares reports on the establishment and administration of training agreements and programs in the various apprenticeable trades and other occupations; assists in coordinating the activities of Federal, State, local and other agencies in the formulation, establishment and operation of on-the-job training programs; addresses meetings and conferences of labor, management, civic, minority, and other public or private groups; gathers and disseminates information on current trends, practices, and on-the-job training techniques for the improvement of on-the-job training programs; provides services and advice regarding apprenticeship and other on-the-job training matters to local, State, Federal, and other public and private agencies, institutions or groups.

Assists in the negotiation and drafting or revising of training standards and agreements; promotes equal employment opportunity in apprenticeship and other on-the-job training; advises labor, management, civic, and community organizations relative to compliance with Federal and State laws and regulations covering equal opportunity in apprenticeship and training; prepares compliance reports on programs and performs other duties relative thereto.

Makes job training analyses and advises and assists in the establishment, registration, content, and operation of apprenticeship and other on-the-job training programs; advises and assists with recruitment, testing, selection, and evaluation of apprentices and other trainees entering the labor force.

Conducts investigations regarding complaints, apprentices, EEO, Public Works, etc.

All forms of appointment will be considered, including Training & Development assignments.

Minimum Requirements

You will find the Minimum Requirements in the Class Specification.

Additional Documents

Position Details

Job Control Details
Job Code #: JC-86457
Position #(s):
$5,022.00 - $6,290.00
$3,377.00 - $3,837.00 A
$3,484.00 - $4,152.00 B
$4,177.00 - $5,230.00 C
# of Positions: 1
Work Location: San Diego County
Job Type: Permanent, Full Time

Department Information

Willing to consider the INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS REPRESENTATIVE position.

This position is located in San Diego - DAS. This position is also being advertised in Los Angeles (JC-76755).

Electronic Submission of Applications preferred. Application Packages may be submitted electronically through your CalCareer Account at The application must be received electronically by 11:59 p.m. on the final filing date as stated on the job vacancy announcement.
Department Website:

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: Until Filled

Who May Apply

Individuals who are currently in the classification, eligible for lateral transfer, eligible for reinstatement, eligible for a Training and Development assignment, have SROA and/or Surplus eligibility, or have list eligibility (or are in the process of obtaining list eligibility). SROA and Surplus candidates may attach “surplus letters” to their applications. Applicants must meet the Minimum Qualifications stated in the Classification Specification(s).

Applications will be screened and only the most qualified applicants will be selected for an interview.

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:

Department of Industrial Relations
Attn: Certification Unit
P.O. Box 420603
San Francisco, CA 94142

Address for Drop-Off Application Packages

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

Dept of Industrial Relations - Certification Unit
P.O. Box 420603
San Francisco, CA 94142
455 Golden Gate Ave., 8th floor Rm 8529
09:00 AM - 04:00 PM

Required Application Documents

Please submit the following items with your application. Applicants who do not submit the required items timely may not be considered for this job:

  • 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.
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.

Contact Information

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

Department Website:
Human Resources Contact:
Certification Unit
(800) 564-0771

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:
DIR EEO Officer
(510) 285-3080
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.

Additional Information

Electronic Submission Applications preferred. Application Packages may be submitted electronically through your CalCareer Account at The application must be received electronically by 11:59 p.m. on the final filing date as stated on the job vacancy announcement.

Preference will be given to persons with State Restriction of Appointments (SROA) or Surplus status. Applicants must attach a copy of their most recently dated letter that specifies their designation as either SROA or surplus candidate as proof. 

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. Training and Development (T&D) assignments may be considered. 

If you do not hear from us in 4-6 weeks, you may assume the position has been filled by another applicant. Please note that all additional vacancies that become available may be added to this advertisement. 

If you have inadvertently withdrawn your application or would like to make any updates to your online application, please contact the Certification Unit at (800) 564-0771 or email us at

DIR Mission and Core Values

Our mission is to protect and improve the welfare and working conditions for California's wage earners and to advance opportunities for profitable employment in California. DIR is also committed to ensuring that all employers comply with labor laws in California to support a fair and thriving business environment. 

- We fulfill the promise of our mission through fair, honest and ethical behavior.

Service - We are committed to responsibly serving the public and value their trust.

Respect - We treat others with dignity, courtesy and consideration.

Quality - We take pride in providing the public with accurate and timely services.

Transparency - We conduct ourselves with openness and accountability in all aspects of our work.

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