Job Posting

California Victim Compensation Board



Final Filing Date: Until Filled

Equal Opportunity Employer

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Position Details

$2,945.00 - $3,690.00 A
$3,189.00 - $3,992.00 B
$3,824.00 - $4,788.00 C
Sacramento County
Permanent, Full Time
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Monday -Friday

Department Information

The California Victim Compensation Board's (CalVCB) mission is to assure the rights of California victims of crime by providing responsive financial compensation through a stable Restitution Fund.  The CalVCB is a special funded department under the direction of the Government Operations Agency.  

Department Website:

Job Description and Duties



Under supervision of the Staff Services Manager I, the Bilingual Staff Services Analyst  (SSA, Bilingual) determines an eligibility recommendation for benefits in accordance with the California Victim Compensation Board (CalVCB) statues, regulations and policies. 

Independently responsible to process applications and determine a recommendation to allow or deny the claimant’s eligibility for benefits administered by the CalVCB.  The SSA is expected to review and analyze sensitive and explicit crime information in order to identify the elements of a qualifying crime according to statute and regulations governing the CalVCB:  

  • Effectively communicate verbally and in writing with external entities on a statewide basis such as, law enforcement officials, Child Protective Services, District Attorney Offices, probation departments, and a variety of other agencies and/or individuals to clarify crime related information, and analyze potential issues affecting eligibility for CalVCB benefits, including but not limited to, involvement in the crime incident, and cooperation with law enforcement.
  • Research and verify the applicant is a resident of California and/or meets the residency requirements for benefits.
  • Verify whether additional application(s) has been filed by the applicant to identify a possible duplicate application filed or considered a related event. 
  • Maintain confidentiality of victim or derivative victim records and provide a copy of signed authorization for the release of information as necessary to verify claimant eligibility. 
Independently responsible to respond to verbal and written inquiries from stakeholders when representing the Board and ensuring responses are thoughtful, articulate and professional.
  • Ability to provide communications to victims and their families, or authorized representatives regarding the eligibility recommendation of their application and consistently apply trauma informed principles to demonstrate understanding, compassion and empathy.

Special Requirements

Per SPB Rule 250, transfer candidates must meet the minimum qualifications for the SSA classification, have passed probation in the class and achieved permanent status, or have passed the SSA transfer exam.  Applicants who have passed the transfer exam must attach a copy of their results letter to the application.

In addition, for certification list appointments you must submit documentation providing verification that you meet the minimum qualifications.  If you are using your four-year degree as the basis for meeting the minimum qualifications, it is required that you provide a copy of your college diploma or transcripts as verification.
If you are using a combination of college and State service as the basis for meeting the minimum qualifications, you must submit your college transcripts. 

Application Instructions

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.

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

How To Apply

Completed Examination/Employment Application (STD 678) and applicable or required documents must be submitted to apply for this Job Posting. A completed copy of the Application Package listing must be included, when submitting your application in hard copy.

Address for Mailing Application Packages

You may submit your application and any applicable or required documents to:

California Victim Compensation Board
Attn: Human Resources - RPA 17-040
P.O. Box 48
Sacramento, CA 95812-0048

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.

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. 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.

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:
  • Effectively operate a computer using the following software programs: Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and Access.
  • Ability to develop statistical data and evaluate results.
  • Ability to accurately apply and interpret policies, regulations, and laws.
  • Ability to take and follow verbal or written direction from supervisors/managers.
  • General knowledge of the CalVCB program to be able to establish goals/objectives, identify/resolve potential issues, etc.
  • General knowledge of the formal and informal aspects of the legislative process in order to analyze proposed legislation impacting the department.
  • General knowledge of CalVCB’s mission, goals, and policies to ensure that the progress and completion of work assignments and tasks conform to the overall objectives of the unit and/or division.
  • General knowledge of governmental functions and organization at the State and local level to maintain and foster a good working relationship with our clients.


For more details about employee benefits, visit the California Department of Human Resources website.

Contact Information

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

  • Department Website:
  • Human Resources Contact:
    Deneen Becerril
    (916) 491-3808
  • 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:
    Alanna Dayton
    (916) 491-3827
  • 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.
Are You Eligible for This Job?

If you do not currently have eligibility for this job, you may obtain eligibility by taking an examination.

Application Methods

You can apply for this job via the following method(s):

  • By Mail
Alternate Application Process

While we recommend that you utilize your CalCareer Account to take advantage of all the tools available, you may choose to apply for this job without using your account. In this case, print and complete the Job Application Package Checklist and include it if you submit a hard copy application.

Job Application Package Checklist

Blank Application Form (STD 678)

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