Job Posting: Administrative Support

State Council On Developmental Disabilities

Administrative Support

$3,144.00 - $3,935.00 per Month

Final Filing Date: 9/21/2019

Job Description and Duties

Under the general supervision of the Cental Coast Manager II the Office Technician (typing) regularly performs a variety of the most difficult duties and is expected to consistently exercise a high degree of initiative, independence and originality in performing assigned tasks.

This position is located in San Jose, California.

Please see the attached duty statement for all the essential duties performed.

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

Working Conditions

Business office setting. Normal business hours are 8am - 5pm.

Minimum Requirements

You will find the Minimum Requirements in the Class Specification.

Position Details

Job Code #:
Position #(s):
Working Title:
Administrative Support
$3,144.00 - $3,935.00
# of Positions:
Work Location:
Santa Clara County
Job Type:
Permanent, Full Time

Department Information

The State Council on Developmental Disabilities (SCDD) is an independent state agency mandated by Federal and State law to pursue systemic change, capacity-building, and advocacy, to promote a person-centered consumer and family-based system of services and supports for individuals with intellectual/developmental disabilities (I/DD) and/or cross-disabilities. The goal of the federal law is to enable individuals with I/DD (self-advocates) to maximize their self-determination, independence, productivity, and community integration and inclusion. The State Council (Council) consists of 31 individual, family, and agency voting members, appointed by the Governor. The incumbent, as part of SCDD’s Headquarters (HQ) Team, helps the Council fulfill its specific statutory mandates under the federal Developmental Disabilities Assistance and Bill of Rights Act (Title 42, USC §15001, et seq.) and the Lanterman Developmental Disabilities Services Act (Welfare and Institutions Code §4500, et. seq.).



Department Website:

Special Requirements

  • The position(s) require(s) the ability to type at a minimum speed as designated on the Class Specifications (link available in the additional documentation section). You must obtain a valid typing certificate confirming your ability to meet the minimum typing speed, prior to being hired. Additional information regarding acceptable typing tests is available at the website.

Please reference JC#172168 position #792-107-1139-002 on your State Application  (STD form 678) in the "Examination(s) or Job Title for which you are applying" and indicate your eligibility (list, transfer, reinstatement) in the same section. 

All applications must include:” to” and “from” dates (month/day/year), time base, hours work per week, civil service or private sector titles, and the duties performed.  Please attach your typing certificate to your STD 678.  Applications that do not submit the required information may be considered incomplete and could possibly not be considered for this job.

Acceptable Typing Certificates

The California Department of Human Resources has approved certificates from the following entities:

  • Any State Agency/Department may administer the typing test; the Employment Development Department’s (EDD) One-Stop Career Centers   may offer free typing tests. For a location near you, visit EDD’s website at ; Business schools or colleges; Adult Education Centers; and Skills and Business Education Centers.

Unacceptable Typing Certificates

Typing certificates issued by the Internet or Employment Agencies, and Typing Certificates issued for a typing test under five (5) minutes are not acceptable.

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: 9/21/2019

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:

State Council On Developmental Disabilities
Attn: SCDD/Gloria Lopez
3831 N. Freeway Blvd., Suite 125
Sacramento, CA 95834

Address for Drop-Off Application Packages

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

SCDD/Gloria Lopez
3831 N. Freeway Blvd., Suite 125
Sacramento, CA 95834
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.
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:

Desirable Qualifications:

The candidate should be service-oriented and have a willingness to work in a team environment; ability to multi-task in a fast-paced work environment; have the ability to interact effectively with diverse groups; willing to develop and maintain cooperative working relations with internal and external stakeholders, with the ability to maintain confidentiality.

Knowledge and Skills and Abilities:

Knowledge of modern office methods, supplies and equipment; business English and correspondence; principles of effective training; ability to perform difficult clerical work, including ability to spell correctly, use good English; make arithmetical computations; operate various office machines; follow oral and written directions, meet and deal tactfully with the public; apply specific laws, rules and office policies and procedures.

Contact Information

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

Department Website:
Human Resources Contact:
Gloria Lopez
(916) 263-8120
Hiring Unit Contact:
Gloria Lopez
263-8120 ext:

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) 263-8121
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.

Application Methods:
Electronic (Using your CalCareer Account)
By Mail