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Associate Editor

Company: State of California
Location: West Sacramento
Posted on: September 16, 2023

Job Description:

Under the direction of the Printing Plant Superintendent (PPS), in the Electronic Pre-Press Unit, the position is responsible for analyzing, developing information related to Legislative Journals and performing a wide range of difficult tasks associated with the development and completion of the California Legislature Journals, California legislative Parliamentary style procedures, and format guidelines.

Conflict of Interest:
This position is designated under the Conflict of Interest Code. The position is responsible for making or participating in the making of governmental decisions that may potentially have a material effect on personal financial interests. The appointee is required to complete Form 700 within 30 days of appointment.

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

Minimum Requirements You will find the Minimum Requirements in the Class Specification.

    • Job Application Package Checklist
    • Duty Statement Position DetailsJob Code #:

      Position #(s):

      Working Title:
      Associate Editor


      # of Positions:

      Work Location:
      Yolo County

      Job Type:
      Permanent, Full Time

      Work Shift:
      Flex.; 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

      Work Week:
      Monday - Friday

      Department InformationThe Department of General Services (DGS) Core Values and Employee Expectations are key to the success of the Department's Mission. That mission is to "Deliver results by providing timely, cost-effective services and products that support our customers." DGS employees are to adhere to the Core Values and Employee Expectations, and to perform their duties in a way that exhibits and promotes those values and expectations.
      Department Website: https://www.dgs.ca.gov/dgs/home.aspx

      Special Requirements
      • Individuals who are new to state service must have list eligibility in order to gain employment with any state agency. Click here to learn more about examinations administered by DGS and examinations available online.
        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: 9/21/2023
        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.

        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 General Services
        Attn: DGS-OHR/Certification Unit
        P.O. Box 989052

        West Sacramento , CA 95798-9052

        Address for Drop-Off Application Packages

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

        Department of General Services
        Office of Human Resources
        Office of Human Resources
        707 3rd Street, Lobby
        West Sacramento , CA 95605

        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 www.CalCareers.ca.gov. 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 required and must be included.
        • Statement of Qualifications -A Statement of Qualifications is required.
          Interested individuals must submit a Statement of Qualifications (SOQ) along with their application.

          • The SOQ serves as documentation of each candidate's ability to present information clearly and concisely in writing.
          • The completed SOQ should not be longer than two (2) pages in length, single-spaced, 12 point font. Applicants must submit a Statement of Qualifications detailing how they meet the "Desirable Qualifications" . 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 QualificationsIn 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:
            Desirable Qualifications:
            • Strong English grammar, spelling, proofing, editing, and writing skills
            • Demonstrates knowledge of the California Legislative Parliamentary style procedures and format guidelines.
            • Demonstrated ability to work independently with excellent follow-through on tasks and assignments
            • Demonstrated ability to analyze and solve complex problems and recommend a practical course of action, perform completed staff work, and establish priorities for the completion following Legislative priorities.
            • Effective communication and organizational skills
            • Aptitude for working under pressure and meeting tight deadlines INTERPERSONAL SKILLS:
              • Ability to work as a team member with co-workers and management staff.
                There are many benefits to joining our team! The State of California has a generous benefits package, some benefits include:
                • Medical Benefits, including health, dental, and vision insurance
                • Paid Holidays and leave
                • Defined benefit retirement program
                • Savings Plus Program (401(k), 457)
                • Commute Program
                • Employee Wellness Program
                • Employee Assistance Program
                • Medical/Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts Click here to view all the benefits available to state employees!

                  Contact Information
                  The Hiring Unit Contact is available to answer questions regarding the position or application process.
                  Department Website: https://www.dgs.ca.gov/dgs/home.aspx
                  Hiring Unit Contact:
                  Brian Tang
                  (916) 295-7214

                  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:
                  EEO Main line
                  (916) 376-5127
                  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.

                  Reporting Location
                  Department of General Services
                  Office of State Publishing
                  Electronic- Pre Press

                  885 Riverside Parkway
                  West Sacramento, CA 95605

                  Please specify RPA 25063-OSP and JC-391792 on your state application.

                  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.

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