New job C. E. A. in California
|C. E. A.|
C. E. A.
Company : California Public Utilities Commission
Salary : $7,781 - $11,183 a month
Location : California
Job Description and Duties
Under the general direction of the Deputy Executive Director, Internal Operations, the Director of the Human Resources Division, Career Executive Assignment (CEA) A is responsible for developing, administering, and maintaining policy and operations pertaining to the Commission’s recruitment, retention, talent acquisition, succession planning, labor relations, performance enhancement, training, selections, worker’s compensation, health and safety, classification and pay and transactions. The incumbent will serve as a steward of the Commission’s core values of accountability, excellence, integrity, open communication and stewardship, and develop a customer service model that assists and guides Commission managers and employees in the processing of human resource transactions. The incumbent will also develop and maintain workforce and succession plans to develop career paths and maintain expertise in the Commission.
The incumbent is expected to advise and consult executives on effective strategies, providing consultation, advice, and recommendations regarding personnel management policies, procedures, and the interpretation of Civil Service Laws and Rules; serve as a liaison to the California Department of Human Resources, other State agencies, executive and legal staff, and outside stakeholders, including unions; prepare and present periodic reports and analyses; attend Statewide and California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) director meetings; lead Human Resources wide-staff meetings; maintain awareness and knowledge of current changes and trends that impact Human Resources; administer all state human resources laws, bargaining agreements, policies and procedures; formulate and administer policies, procedures and programs in the Human Resources office, including leading a comprehensive review, updating, and restructuring of the Commission’s classification system.
Please carefully read the following sections to apply for this position:
- Required Application Documents
- Desirable Qualifications
You will find additional information about the job in the Duty Statement.
Minimum RequirementsThis position does not have a Classification Specification. Requirements and qualifications for this position can be found in this announcement. For additional questions, please contact the hiring department listed below.
- Job Application Package Checklist
- Duty Statement
California’s economy depends on the infrastructure the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) and utilities provide. For almost 100 years, the CPUC has worked to protect consumers and ensure the provision of safe, reliable utility service and infrastructure at reasonable rates, with a commitment to environmental enhancement and a healthy California economy.
Electronic Submission of Applications preferred.
Application Packages may be submitted electronically through your CalCareer Account at www.CalCareers.ca.gov. The application must be received electronically by 11:59 p.m. on the Final Filing Date.
Or Mail to (must be postmarked by the Final Filing Date)
Public Utilities Commission
Or Drop Off:
Public Utilities Commission
Department Website: http://www.cpuc.ca.gov
It is strongly encouraged to apply through your CalCareer Account at www.CalCareers.ca.gov
Electronic applications submitted through your CalCareer Account are highly recommended and will be received/processed more expeditiously than other methods of filing.
If you have any questions concerning this CEA bulletin and the application process,
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: 10/13/2021
Who May Apply
How To Apply
Address for Mailing Application Packages
You may submit your application and any applicable or required documents to:
Address for Drop-Off Application Packages
You may drop off your application and any applicable or required documents at:
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 - (SOQ) is a narrative discussion regarding how the applicant’s education, training, experience, and skill meet the Desirable Qualifications for the position. The SOQ responses are also evaluated for writing ability. In your SOQ, address how you possess each Desirable Qualification using specific examples of your education, training and experience. This will be the only tool used for determining your final score and rank on the eligibility list for this position. Please address and number the Desirable Qualification section. The SOQ must be typed, single-space, in size 11-point font or larger, and no more than three (3) pages in length. Applicants who do not follow these requirements may be disqualified from the examination. Cover letters and resumes do not take the place of SOQs.
Examination Qualification Requirements
Note: Eligibility to take a CEA examination does not require current permanent status in the civil service.
Minimum QualificationsCEA examinations are open to all applicants who possess the knowledge and abilities, and any other requirements as described in the examination bulletin. Eligibility to take a CEA examination does not require current permanent status in civil service.
All applicants must possess the knowledge and abilities, and any other requirements, described in this bulletin.
General QualificationsState civil service employees must possess essential general qualifications including integrity, initiative, dependability, good judgment, and ability to work cooperatively with others.
Knowledge and Abilities
Applicants must demonstrate the ability to perform high administrative and policy – influencing functions effectively. Such overall ability requires possession of most of the following more specific knowledge and abilities:
(2) Ability to plan, organize, and direct the work of multidisciplinary professional and administrative staff; analyze administrative policies, organization, procedures and practices; integrate the activities of a diverse program to attain common goals; gain the confidence and support of top level administrators and advise them on a wide range of administrative matters; develop cooperative working relationships with representatives of all levels of government, the public, and the Legislature and Executive branches; analyze complex problems and recommend effective courses of action; and prepare and review reports; and effectively contribute to the department’s or agency’s Equal Employment Opportunity objectives.
These knowledge and abilities are expected to be obtained from the following kinds of experience with substantial participation in the formulation, operation and/or evaluation of program policies (experience may have been paid or volunteer; in State service, other government settings, or in a private organization):
CEA Level A - Responsible for broad administrative and program activities, including the execution and/or evaluation of program policies.
CEA Level B - Responsible for extensive managerial and program administration or broad program manager experience with substantial participation in the formulation, operation, and/or evaluation of program policies.
CEA Level C - Responsible for extensive highly professional influence and contributes to program, policy, and the methods to provide professional services needed to set policies, to meet the mission of the State department and often exercising technical and or professional skills that are required at this level.
In your Statement of Qualifications (SOQ), address how you possess each Desirable Qualification using specific examples of your education, training, and experience.
This will be the only tool used for determining your final score and rank on the eligibility list for this position.
Please address each prompt one at a time (i.e. first provide a response to prompt #1, then complete an independent response to prompt #2). You will be evaluated on how clear and concise your qualifications are presented throughout the SOQ. Please address and number the Desirable Qualification in the same order as listed on this bulletin under the Desirable Qualification section, do not consolidate the responses. The SOQ must be typed, single-spaced, in size 11-point font or larger, and no more than three (3) pages in length. Applicants who do not follow these requirements may be disqualified from the examination.
Each candidate’s Statement of Qualifications (SOQ) must be in response to the following Desirable Qualifications. Your responses must be numbered in the same order as listed below.
1. Demonstrated experience in providing executive level advice and consultation to advance the strategic directives regarding classifications and pay, recruitment, selection, transactions, labor, training, benefits, and retention.
2. Experience in personnel management and leadership with demonstrated ability to collaboratively plan, organize, motivate, and direct multidisciplinary staff in the areas of establishing partnerships, customer service, training, motivation, recognition, progressive discipline and equal employment opportunity objectives.
3. Administrative experience including the development, execution and/or evaluation of program policies involving human resources activities.
4. Demonstrated leadership ability to communicate with and establish cooperative working relationships with CalHR, State Personnel Board and State Controller, executives, senior management, external business partners, and program staff to resolve sensitive and complex problems with a focus on the Mission of the CPUC.
5. Demonstrated ability to collaboratively develop and implement change management for the accomplishment of strategic goals and objectives, innovations and improvements that maximize employee and program performance.
The examination process will consist of each candidate's Statement of Qualifications (weighted 100%). A departmental evaluation panel will screen applications and Statements of Qualifications based on the identified minimum qualifications, the desirable qualifications for the position, and the competitive nature of each candidate’s relevant knowledge, skills, and experience.
Results from this examination will not be used to fill any other CEA positions or future vacancies for this position.
The desirable qualifications listed on this bulletin will be used as the evaluation criteria to screen applicants. It is critical that each applicant include specific information on how his/her background and knowledge and abilities meet the desirable qualifications.
If you meet the requirements stated in this announcement, you may take this competitive examination. Possession of the Examination Qualifications requirements does not assure a place on the eligible list. Your performance in the examination will be compared with the performance of others who take this examination, and all successful candidates will be ranked according to their scores.
A minimum rating of 70% must be attained in the Examination to obtain list eligibility for this position. All candidates will receive written notification of their examination results.
The results of this examination will only be used to fill this position. Applications will be retained for twelve months.
Hiring interviews for the Job may be conducted with the most qualified candidates.
The examining Department reserves the right to revise the examination plan to better meet the needs of the service, if the circumstances under which this examination was planned change. Such revision will be in accordance with civil service law and rules and all competitors will be notified.
Special Testing Arrangements
The Human Resources Contact is available to answer questions regarding the position or application process.
Department Website: http://www.cpuc.ca.gov
Human Resources Contact:
CEA Selection Analyst
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
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.
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.