Primary responsibilities: provide expertise, support, guidance and research relating to cultural and natural resources management, visitor services, and facilities management for the Colorado Desert District, using geographic information systems (GIS), cartography, digitizing, and reports (tables, maps, charts). Migrate district GIS data into ArcSDE. Use python and other programming languages to automate fork flows. Provide guidance in developing Survey123/Field Maps forms, web maps, and dashboards. Conduct research including spatial data analyses and modeling to evaluate impacts and effectiveness of various resource management alternatives. Provide clear communication and strong customer support. Respond to emergency incidents as required. Maintain proficiency, qualifications, and experience standards. Some field work and occasional work with drones. District Park units include Anza-Borrego Desert State Park®, Cuyamaca Rancho State Park, and Palomar Mountain State Park.
The reporting location is Borrego Springs, CA. This position will work under the general supervision of the District Senior Park and Recreation Specialist. Additional information is in the Duty Statement: https://www.calcareers.ca.gov/CalHrPublic/FileDownload.aspx?aid=16773338&name=DutyStatement.pdf
Minimum requirements for this position are here: https://hrnet.calhr.ca.gov/CalHRNet/SpecCrossReference.aspx?ClassID=5731
Research Data Analyst II Exam Posting: https://www.calcareers.ca.gov/CalHrPublic/Exams/Bulletin.aspx?examCD=8PB38
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 eligible for a Training and Development assignment may also be considered for this position. Applications will be screened and 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).
Candidates who 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.
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.
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: Classification and Hiring / Terry Gerson
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
Classification and Hiring / Terry Gerson
715 P Street 14th Floor, Human Resources - Reception Desk
Sacramento, CA 95814
Monday - Friday, excluding state holidays
08:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Required Application Package Documents: The following items are required to be submitted with your application:
* 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 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 Human Rights Office at (916) 653-8148.
If submitting your completed Application Package by mail or hand delivery, you must include the Position # 549-940-5731-906 and the Job Control # JC-309092 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.
Completed applications and all required documents must be received or postmarked by the Final Filing Date 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.
For more information, please contact Terry Gerson at (760) 767-4960 or at Terry.Gerson@parks.ca.gov.