Job Posting: Student Assistant

Department of State Hospitals - Patton

Student Assistant

$1,983.00 - $2,180.00 per Month

Final Filing Date: 6/21/2019

Job Description and Duties

Human Resources is accepting applications to fill Student Assistant positions in multiple hospital departments.

For these positions you must:

1. Complete a STD 678 Examination/Employment Application.

2. Attach the following to the State Application: (1) A cover letter in which you state your declared major and educational and career path goals. If you have not declared your major, state your scholastic interest. In addition, include your availability for work; and (2) Attach a current copy of your course schedule and proof of enrollment in a college or university. You may attach an informal transcript of classes attended in lieu of your course schedule. If you are a new student and do not yet have either a course schedule, or informal college transcript, you may include only proof of enrollment in a college or university but will be required to provide a course schedule if offered a position.

The Student Assistant will work flexible hours in accordance with their school schedule, and operational needs of the facility. The classification is a temporary TAU appointment.  The Student Assistant may not work more than 1500 hours in a 12 consecutive month period. There is no guarantee of work hours and work hours will vary. No health, dental, or vision benefits are provided for persons in this classification.

Duties of the Student Assistant will vary depending upon their assigned work locations. Typical tasks may include, but are not limited to, participating in various phases of a planned training program; learn policies, procedures, and techniques; perform meaningful tasks which are valuable and necessary to the program of the department; gain practical experience in the professional or technical field of study; assist in research, analysis, review and other related activities in the department.

Applications will be accepted on a continuous basis and pre-screened to develop a hiring interview list as departments have need. All interested candidates should submit a completed application, cover letter, and course schedule/transcript/proof of college university enrollment pursuant to instructions in this announcement, to the Human Resources, Employment Unit.


Working Conditions

Patton is a forensic psychiatric hospital and was established in 1890 and opened in 1893. DSH-Patton provides treatment to forensically and civilly committed patients within a secure treatment area. The hospital does not accept voluntary admissions.


Minimum Requirements

You will find the Minimum Requirements in the Class Specification.

Additional Documents

Position Details

Job Code #:
Position #(s):
Working Title:
Student Assistant
$1,983.00 - $2,180.00 A Current Salary Ranges A-D:
$2,122.00 - $2,333.00 B Current Salary Ranges A-D:
$2,270.00 - $2,497.00 C Current Salary Ranges A-D:
$2,429.00 - $2,672.00 D Current Salary Ranges A-D:
# of Positions:
Work Location:
San Bernardino County
Job Type:
Student Assistant

Department Information

Department of State Hospitals - Patton
3102 E Highland Avenue
Patton, CA 92369



Special Requirements

  • The position(s) require(s) a Background Investigation be cleared prior to being hired.
  • The position(s) require(s) Medical Clearance prior to being hired.
All interested candidates should submit a completed application, cover letter, and course schedule/transcript/proof of college university enrollment 

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: 6/21/2019

Who May Apply

This is a non-testing classification, therefore anyone meeting the minimum qualifications listed on the classification specification may apply for this position. Individuals who are, or have been, a dependent child in foster care, a homeless youth, or a formerly incarcerated youth as defined by Government Code section 18220 are encouraged to apply and will be given priority. If you are applying under this eligibility status, please note on your application your eligibility by stating “preference under Government Code section 18220”. Please note that prior to appointment, individuals claiming preference under one of these categories will be required to furnish documentation establishing their eligibility.

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:

Department of State Hospitals - Patton
Attn: DSH - Patton, Human Resources
Exam/Hiring Unit
3102 E. Highland Ave
Patton, CA 92369

Address for Drop-Off Application Packages

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

DSH - Patton, Human Resources
Exam/Hiring Unit
3102 E. Highland Ave
Patton, CA 92369
08:00 AM - 04:30 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.
  • School Transcripts
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.


No benefits are provided for persons in this classification

Contact Information

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

Human Resources Contact:
Human Resources
(909) 425-7543

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:
Ivory Augustine
(909) 425-7362
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.