Job Posting: Procurement Analyst

State Air Resources Board

JC-191881
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Procurement Analyst
ASSOCIATE GOVERNMENTAL PROGRAM ANALYST

$5,149.00 - $6,446.00 per Month

Final Filing Date: 2/21/2020

Job Description and Duties

Under the general direction and guidance of the Staff Services Manager I, the Incumbent is responsible for performing analytical duties relative to the contracting and procuring of goods and services. This position is expected to demonstrate beginning level analytical skills In interpreting and applying contract laws, policies, and procedures to ensure compliance with the Government Code (GC), Public Contract Code {PCC), Department of General Services' (DGS) policies and procedures, and CARB and CalEPA's policies and procedures relative to contracts. The work entails determining the most efficient, effective  and appropriate contracting method to utilize in acquiring services; developing solicitation packages; evaluating bids and proposals; conducting evaluations and developing reports; preparing contracts and supporting documents in a manner that safeguards the state's Interests; providing technical and functional guidance to program staff on contract issues; and assisting program staff In developing Justification statements for special contracts. The Incumbent will utilize the Financial Information System for California (Fi$Cal) system to create solicitation packages, post Invitations, and enter requisitions.

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

Working Conditions

  • Position located in a high-rise building
  • Requires being in a stationary position, consistent with office work, for extended periods
  • Standard office environment (for example, artificial lighting, controlled temperature, etc.)
  • Daily use of a personal computer, office equipment, and/or telephone.

Minimum Requirements

You will find the Minimum Requirements in the Class Specification.

Position Details

Job Code #:
JC-191881
Position #(s):
673-810-5393-753
Working Title:
Procurement Analyst
Classification:
ASSOCIATE GOVERNMENTAL PROGRAM ANALYST
$5,149.00 - $6,446.00
STAFF SERVICES ANALYST (GENERAL)
$3,298.00 - $5,360.00
# of Positions:
1
Work Location:
Sacramento County
Job Type:
Permanent, Full Time

Department Information

The California Air Resources Board (CARB) is charged with protecting the public from the harmful effects of air pollution and developing programs and actions to fight climate change. From requirements for clean cars and fuels to adopting innovative solutions to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, California has pioneered a range of innovative approaches that have set the standard for effective air and climate programs for the nation, and the world.

CARB values diversity at all levels of the organization and is committed to fostering an environment in which employees from a variety of backgrounds, cultures, and personal experiences are welcomed and can thrive.  CARB believes the diversity of our employees collectively make up one of the world’s most respected environmental organizations.  Join CARB and help us improve the lives of all Californians.

Department Website: http://www.arb.ca.gov

Special Requirements

Please provide a Statement of Qualifications (SOQ) for the hiring manager’s review. Applications received without an SOQ will not be considered.

 

If your qualifications are competitive, you will be invited to come in for an onsite interview. When completing the SOQ, please include your name, all relevant experience, education, and training for each question and explain your answers thoroughly. Please include 1) places of employment; 2) pertinent dates. If a job included has responsibilities that are applicable to several questions, separate the different functions of the job to answer all the questions completely. Responses should be no longer than two pages, single-spaced, using Arial 12-point font. Your SOQ must include the question provided and  address the following:

 

1. Describe your experience relating to IT and non-IT acquisitions and your experience with FI$Cal.

 

2. Describe your experience and provide an example of your ability to work in a rapidly changing environment, balance multiple priorities, and meeting deadlines.

 

3. Describe your experience and provide an example of what customer service means to you.

 

Note: Please upload your SOQ with your application package. Resumes, letters, and other materials will not be evaluated or considered as responses to the SOQ.

 

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: 2/21/2020

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:

State Air Resources Board
Attn: Elizabeth Vargas
1001 I Street, 20th Floor
Sacramento, CA 95814

Address for Drop-Off Application Packages

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

Elizabeth Vargas
1001 I Street, 20th Floor
Sacramento, CA 95814
07:30 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 optional. It may be included, but is not required.
  • Other - Statement of Qualifications is required.  Please see "Special Requirements" for further instructions.
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:

Required Experience/Qualifications:

  • Ability to analyze data and present ideas and information effectively.
  • Ability to conduct thorough research.
  • Excellent written, interpersonal and oral communication skills.
  • Incumbent must be able to work well under rapidly changing priorities.

Desirable Qualifications:

  • Experience analyzing and interpreting laws, rules, and policies.
  • Experience working in Fi$cal.
  • Experience working with excel, word, and adobe.
  • Experience in processing purchasing aquisitions.

Benefits

  • Nearby (third-party) parking
  • Convenient to public transportation
  • Gym
  • Daycare facility

Contact Information

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

Department Website: http://www.arb.ca.gov
Human Resources Contact:
Elizabeth Vargas
(916) 440-8273
Elizabeth.vargas@arb.ca.gov

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:
Beverly Bueno
(916) 323-7053
EEOP@arb.ca.gov
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.

HARDCOPY APPLICATION SUBMISSION

CARB highly recommends electronic application submission for all their JC (Job Control) postings. For those applicants who are unable to submit an electronic application, they may be submitted in paper format but must contain the following information on the first page of the application in order to be processed and included in the applicant pool:

 • The JC number listed on the job posting.

• The classification title

• Current CalCareer I.D. number (from your CalCareer account under the "CalCareer Account" tab)

 

NOTE: Applicant’s must not include Social Security Numbers, LEAP status information or paperwork, Equal Employment Opportunity information, exam result notices or scores, or medical or criminal history information on any document within their application package.

Drop off hardcopy applications on the 1st Floor's Visitors' Center, Monday through Friday, 7:30 AM to 5:00PM, the hours don't apply to weekends or state holidays.

Please do not submit a second application by paper if you submitted an electronic application.

Failure to follow the application instructions may result in your application not being considered for hire.

Additional Information on Who May Apply

For this vacancy, CARB will not consider Training and Development assignments.

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
Drop-off