Job Posting: Staff Services Manager I (Sup)

CA Pollution Control Financing Authority

Staff Services Manager I (Sup)

$6,760.00 - $8,398.00 per Month

Final Filing Date: 2/26/2024

Job Description and Duties

Under the general direction the Staff Services Manager II (SSM II), the Staff Services Manager I (SSM I) ensures that the responsibilities of CPCFA as a conduit bond issuer are carried out and supervises professional staff performing analytical and administrative duties on public and private tax-exempt and taxable bond issuances, notes, and refinancings. In addition, the SSMI I oversees, implements and coordinates other financing programs including but not limited to the: small business assistance financing program, the rate reduction bond program; and industrial development bond program. Some travel is required.

*Please Note: Your application will be reviewed for attention to detail including but not limited to: spelling, missing information, conflicting information, incorrect dates, and/or typos. Please be sure you have completely reviewed your STD Form 678 thoroughly before submitting. If you would like to provide an explanation or would like to provide additional information, please include this information in a cover letter. No other documents will be considered.

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

Minimum Requirements

You will find the Minimum Requirements in the Class Specification.

Position Details

Job Code #:
Position #(s):
Working Title:
Staff Services Manager I (Sup)
$6,760.00 - $8,398.00
# of Positions:
Work Location:
Sacramento County
Job Type:
Permanent, Full Time

Department Information

The California Pollution Control Financing Authority (CPCFA) has been providing low-cost innovative financing to California businesses since 1972 with an objective of making California more economically prosperous and environmentally clean. CPCFA is committed to promoting access to capital through the delivery of financing options to California business and environmental industries by being the driving force of public and private partnerships, a leader in offering customized risk mitigation tools and at the forefront of projects that protect and restore the environment. CPCFA partners with sister state agencies to achieve the State’s environmental policy objectives by administering high-impact financing programs designed to assist regulated entities and other stakeholders with accessing private capital. As a government agency that issues tax-exempt private activity bonds, CPCFA can facilitate low cost financing to qualified waste and recycling projects, and other projects to control pollution and improve water supply.

CPCFA also administers the California Capital Access Program (CalCAP), which encourages financial institutions to make loans to small businesses and provides for specialty programs targeted toward building an improved infrastructure for zero- and partial-emission vehicles and helping small businesses comply with the federal Americans With Disabilities Act.

Please click here to find more information about the California Pollution Control Financing Authority (CPCFA).

Special Requirements

  • The position(s) require(s) a Background Investigation be cleared prior to being hired.
Electronic applications are highly encouraged. If submitting a hard copy, please include 416993 / Position #345-002-4800-001 in the "Examination(s) or Job Title(s) for which you are applying" section of the application. Hard copy applications received without the required information may not be considered.

      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: 2/26/2024

      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:

      CA Pollution Control Financing Authority
      Attn: Applications Unit
      901 P St, 411A
      Sacramento, CA 95814

      Address for Drop-Off Application Packages

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

      CA Pollution Control Financing Authority
      Applications Unit
      901 P St, 411A
      Sacramento, CA 95814
      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 optional. It may be included, but is not required.
      • Statement of Qualifications -
        Please provide detailed responses to all questions listed below (even if the response is "N/A") on a separate sheet of paper. The question and the number must be listed first, in bold, with the entire document in a font size of 12pt. Each response should include the name and dates of the position in which you gained the experience, knowledge, skills, and/or abilities.
        1. Please describe why your knowledge, skills, and/or abilities make you the best person for this position.
        2. Please describe your experience, knowledge, skills, and/or abilities with conduit financing transactions. In addition, please include a list of all of the transactions in which you have participated, the list must include the following information: your role (manager, analyst, etc.) in each one; the date the transaction closed, the issuer, name of the transaction, the par-amount, and type of transaction (public/private placement/direct purchase).
        3. Please describe your experience, knowledge, skills, and/or abilities with a financing authority board and board administration.
      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:
      • Demonstrated experience in public finance with a concentration on conduit financing transactions.
      • Demonstrated experience in Authority Board meeting administration.
      • Demonstrated success with complex project management.
      • Ability to produce high-quality deliverables under pressure and on short timeframes.
      • Strong track record training, coaching, organization capacity building, and leadership.
      • Ability to effectively represent an entity in politically complex situations.
      • Strong oral and written communication skills, including presentations before elected and appointed decision-makers in the public and private sectors.
      • Demonstration of good judgement, initiative-taking, tact, diplomacy, and interpersonal skills.
      • Ability to quickly gain mastery of a new subject or industry.


      Please see the CalHR Benefits Summary page for detailed information.

      Contact Information

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

      Human Resources Contact:
      Applications Unit
      (916) 653-3100

      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 Officer
      (916) 653-3100
      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.

      Minimum Qualifications

      Possession of Minimum Qualifications will be verified prior to interview and/or appointment. If you are meeting Minimum Qualifications with education, you must include your unofficial transcripts/diploma for verification in your application packet. Official sealed transcripts or your original diploma (with embossed seal) will be required prior to appointment. If it is determined that a candidate does not meet all Minimum Qualifications, the candidate will be withheld from the eligibility list, rendering them inactive and ineligible to be hired for the classification. All candidates who are determined to not meet the Minimum Qualifications will be contacted in writing and will have 10 business days to respond with additional information supporting their Minimum Qualifications for the classification. Candidates who have been withheld may file an appeal with the State Personnel Board.

      Confidential Information

      Do NOT include ANY confidential information on any documents you submit for a job vacancy, such as your State Application, resume, or educational transcripts. Confidential information that should be excluded or removed from these documents includes, but is not limited to, your Social Security Number (SSN), birthdate, student identification number, driver’s license number (unless required), basis of eligibility, examination results, LEAP status, marital status, and age. Confidential information listed anywhere on the applications submitted electronically, such as Easy ID number, SSN, examination related information, and driver’s license number will automatically be redacted upon submission.

      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