Job Posting: Administrative Analyst

Sierra Nevada Conservancy

Administrative Analyst

$5,518.00 - $6,907.00 per Month

Final Filing Date: Until Filled

Job Description and Duties

This is a 12-month, limited-term position that may be extended to 24 months with the possibility of becoming permanent.

The Sierra Nevada Conservancy (SNC or Department) is seeking a highly motivated individual who has strong analytical, writing, and project coordination experience to join the Department’s Administrative Services Division as an Administrative Analyst. Under general direction of the Business Services Officer (BSO), the Associate Governmental Program Analyst (AGPA) is the expert staff resource responsible for the most varied and difficult business services programs, including but not limited to Procurement and department-wide Learning and Development (Training). The reporting location for the AGPA serving in this position will be the headquarters office in Auburn and occasional travel may be required. 

PLEASE NOTE: There is only one position being filled. It is being advertised in multiple counties for maximum recruitment. Please submit one application in the desired county:

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

Working Conditions

The duties of this position are performed primarily indoors. The incumbent’s workstation is equipped with standard or ergonomic office equipment, as appropriate. Prolonged sitting, use of telephone, personal computer, and copier are required. Travel may be required, including driving or riding in vehicles, and may result in walking on uneven terrain and/or working in inclement weather conditions. Incumbent must work well under pressure, meeting multiple and sometimes conflicting deadlines. Occasional lifting, carrying, and/or moving up to 25 pounds may be required.

Telework Opportunity: While this position reports to the Auburn office location, it is eligible for up to 60% telework. Per GC 14200, State of California telework eligibility requires California residency and cannot be used to live or relocate out of state. The incumbent will be required to report to the Auburn office at SNC's discretion.

Minimum Requirements

You will find the Minimum Requirements in the Class Specification.

Position Details

Job Code #:
Position #(s):
Working Title:
Administrative Analyst
$5,518.00 - $6,907.00 A
# of Positions:
Work Location:
Placer County
Job Type:
12 Month Limited Term - Full Time

Department Information

The Sierra Nevada Conservancy (SNC) mission is to improve the environmental, economic, and social well-being of California’s Sierra Nevada-Cascade Region and its communities. With forest health as the foundation, SNC’s keystone initiative, the Sierra Nevada Watershed Improvement Program, weaves together four priorities: restoring healthy ecosystems, improving community resilience, promoting sustainable recreation and tourism, and conserving natural and working lands. To date, the SNC has awarded over $140 million to projects throughout the Region, and partnered with other government entities to distribute over $20 million more.

Spanning nearly 27 million acres, the SNC’s service area encompasses all or part of 24 counties and runs from the Oregon border on the north to Kern County on the south. Regional watersheds provide water to more than 75% of Californians and vast swaths of Central Valley farmland.

The SNC values diversity at all levels of the department and is committed to fostering an environment in which employees from a variety of backgrounds, cultures, and personal experiences are welcomed and can thrive. It is our belief that the diversity of our employees and their unique ideas inspire innovative solutions to complex challenges in California’s Sierra Nevada-Cascade region.
Department Website:

Special Requirements

Applying electronically through is highly encouraged.

To be eligible for this position, you must either be transfer-eligible or take and pass the following exam:

Associate Governmental Program Analyst (AGPA) –

Please indicate on the State Application form (STD 678) your basis for eligibility in the “Explanations” field (SROA, surplus, reemployment, reinstatement, transfer, or list eligible). The STD 678 must include the following information, or it will be considered incomplete and may not be considered for an interview: "to" and "from" dates (month/day/year), hours worked per week, civil service classifications or private sector job titles, supervisor name and phone number, and duties performed. Applications that are blank or that refer to “see resume” in place of duties performed are not acceptable. DO NOT INCLUDE any confidential information in your application or supporting documents (Social Security Number, birthdate, marital status, medical information, examination results, 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.

Application Instructions

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: Until Filled

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 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:

Sierra Nevada Conservancy
Attn: Geurrine Bean
11521 Blocker Drive, Suite 205
Auburn, CA 95603

Address for Drop-Off Application Packages

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

Sierra Nevada Conservancy
Geurrine Bean
11521 Blocker Drive, Suite 205
Auburn, CA 95603
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 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.
  • Supplemental Application - A Supplemental Application (SA) is required. A Statement of Qualifications will not be accepted in place of the SA. Candidates who do not submit all required documents or follow the instructions may be eliminated from the selection process. Please see the Supplemental Application section below for additional 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:
  • Experience researching and applying policy and law to ensure actions and programs are compliant.
  • Experience independently developing and managing business programs and/or projects.
  • Excellent writing skills with experience in policy writing.
  • Strong organizational, project management, and time management skills.


Benefit information can be found on the CalHR website and the CalPERS website.

Contact Information

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

Department Website:
Human Resources Contact:
Geurrine Bean
(530) 906-6934

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:
Amy Lussier
(530) 945-9596
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.

Supplemental Application

Demonstrating your writing skills in no more than two type-written pages, use 12-point Arial font and 1-inch standard margins, include your first and last name in the upper right-hand corner of each page, and have Supplemental Application as the title, respond separately to the following prompts in numerical order. Do not consolidate responses.

  1. Provide one or more examples of job experiences you have had that demonstrate how you meet the desirable qualifications.  Identify the outcomes of these experiences, and what you learned from them.
  2. Describe what interests you in this position and what unique characteristics you would bring that make you the ideal candidate.

In your responses, use examples that include the following information:

  • Employer(s) name
  • Your position/title(s) and state classification (if applicable)
  • How long you held the position(s) that demonstrate your experience in these areas
  • A supervisor’s name and phone number who can verify the information

    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