Job Posting: Staff Civil Engineer

Department of Consumer Affairs

Staff Civil Engineer

$8,986.00 - $11,247.00

Final Filing Date: 7/18/2018

Job Description and Duties

The Board for Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors, and Geologists (BPELSG) is currently recruiting for a Permanent, Full-Time Senior Registrar (SR) in the Executive Unit to serve as the Board's Staff Civil Engineer. This position is located in Sacramento and the incumbent must be able to travel to Board meetings and educational and professional outreach events as needed. The incumbent must hold a current California Professional Civil Engineer license in good standing.

Please refer to the "Application Instructions" and "Additional Instructions" for information on how to apply.

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

Working Conditions

Physical & Mental Tasks:  80% at a desk/computer workstation performing research and analysis; 15% traveling to meetings representing the Board; 5% light lifting of supplies.

Working Hours:  The incumbent is a Work Week Group E employee and is expected to work an average of 40 hours per week each year and may be required to work specified hours based on the business needs of the office.

Minimum Requirements

You will find the Minimum Requirements in the Class Specification.

Position Details

Job Code #:
Position #(s):
Working Title:
Staff Civil Engineer
$8,986.00 - $11,247.00
# of Positions:
Work Location:
Sacramento County
Job Type:
Permanent, Full Time
Board of Professional Engineers/Geology

Department Information

The Board for Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors, and Geologists (BPELSG) is a part of The Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA), one of eight entities under the State of California’s Business, Consumer Services, and Housing Agency.

The mission of the Board is to protect the health, safety, welfare, and property of the public by regulating the practices of professional engineering, land surveying, geology, and geophysics. The Board achieves its mission by determining the qualifications of individuals for licensure and by enforcing the laws and regulations under the Board’s jurisdiction.

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Special Requirements

  • The position(s) require(s) a CA Licensure as a Professional Civil Engineer License. You will be required to provide a copy of your license prior to being hired.
Licensure as a Professional Civil Engineer in the State of California is required. The license must be current and in good standing.

Conflict of Interest (COI) - This position is subject to Title 16, section 3830 of the California Code of Regulations, the Department of Consumer Affaris' Conflict of Interest Regulations.  The incumbent is required to submit a Statement of Economic Interests (Form 700) within 30 days of assuming office, annually by April 1st and within 30 days of leaving office.

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: 7/18/2018

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:

Department of Consumer Affairs
Attn: Rosie Ha Huynh, JC 115419, FFD 7/18/2018
1625 North Market Blvd., Suite N-321
Sacramento, CA 95834

Address for Drop-Off Application Packages

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

Rosie Ha Huynh, JC 115419, FFD 7/18/2018
1625 North Market Blvd., Suite N-321
Sacramento, CA 95834
Please list the JC#115419 when dropping off at the OHR window.
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.
  • Statement of Qualifications -

    Applicants for this position are required to submit a Statement of Qualifications along with their resume and application.

    A Statement of Qualifications is a separate one-page typed document that addresses the candidate’s experience and education as it relates to the specific essential functions of this position outlined in the duty statement.

  • Resume is required and must be included.
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:
The SR must have excellent interpersonal skills and a clear understanding of the professional licensure process so that he or she can give clear and accurate information to applicants.  The SR must have excellent communication skills and be able to work well under pressure and rapidly-changing priorities.  The SR is required to have a working knowledge regarding trends in professional engineering and related regulatory functions.  The SR is required to use his or her resourcefulness as a professional to complete assignments.  The SR must be able to work cooperatively with other Board staff, applicants, licensees, and members of the public.


BPELSG is located in the Natomas area of Sacramento, north of Downtown, just off I-5, with close and easy freeway access. Free parking is provided and the office is in close proximity to restaurants, shopping, and financial institutions.

Contact Information

The Hiring Unit Contact is available to answer questions regarding the position or application process.

Hiring Unit Contact:
Catherine Bednarczyk
(916) 263-2283

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) 574-8280
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.

Additional Instructions

DO NOT include confidential information such as social security numbers, date of birth, marital status, equal employment opportunity data, examination scores, and LEAP information.

Applicants who wish to submit hard copy applications shall use the most current version of the State application (STD. 678).
Applicants who fail to submit the most current version of the STD. 678 may be disqualified.

Multiple positions may become available.

Electronic Submission:
Application and any applicable required documents may be submitted electronically through CalCareers account. The application packages must be received electronically by 11:59 p.m. on the final filing date as stated on the job vacancy announcement.

U.S. Postal Service Mail:
Application and any applicable required documents may be submitted by mail. The envelope must be postmarked before or on the final filing date as stated on the job vacancy announcement.

Hand Delivery:
Application and any applicable required documents may be hand delivered by 5:00 p.m. on the final filing date as stated on the job vacancy announcement. Application packages postmarked, personally delivered, or received via interagency mail after 5:00 p.m. on the final filing date will not be accepted for any reason. Do not submit applications to the California Department of Human Resources (CalHR).

Please note that the CalCareer system will not allow you to make changes to your application information once it is submitted. If you have any updates to your online application after you have submitted it, please contact Rosie Ha Huynh at For all other questions regarding your CalHR CalCareer account, you may contact the CalCareer Unit at (866) 844-8671.

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