Job Posting: Corporate Fraud Section, False Claims Unit

Department of Justice

Corporate Fraud Section, False Claims Unit

$5,406.00 - $6,771.00 per Month

Final Filing Date: 7/10/2020

Job Description and Duties

The False Claims Unit seeks to recover money of which the state has been cheated through fraud and misrepresentation, by investigating and litigating violations of the California False Claims Act (Government Code section 12650 et seq.). False Claims cases often involve complex litigation in which millions of dollars are at stake.

Under the direction of attorneys in the False Claims Unit and supervision by the Staff Services Manager, the senior legal analyst will assist attorneys and professional staff in preparing for and participating in complex false claims actions including investigations, discovery, trials, hearings, settlement conferences and meetings. These positions entail responsible and varied litigation support work including electronic document management and information management projects including, but not limited to, brief banks, trial presentations, event chronologies, time lines, and transcript projects. The senior legal analyst is responsible for gathering and tracking all evidence and discovery, reviewing paper and electronic data and working with the Litigation Support Section to ensure proper repository of documents. The senior legal analyst serves as an electronic litigation support consultant and trains other section staff on document and information management best practices and litigation support software applications. The duties of these positions require organizational and analytical ability, effective communication skills, and knowledge of the litigation process.

Minimum Requirements

You will find the Minimum Requirements in the Class Specification.

Additional Documents

Position Details

Job Code #:
Position #(s):
Working Title:
Corporate Fraud Section, False Claims Unit
$5,406.00 - $6,771.00 A
$4,496.00 - $5,629.00 A
# of Positions:
Work Location:
San Francisco County
Job Type:
Permanent, Full Time
PRD-Janae Christopher

Department Information

• This position is located in the Division of Public Rights, Corporate Fraud Section, False Claims Unit.

• This position may be filled in either San Francisco (JC-203818) or Sacramento (JC-203817).

• Please disregard the SROA/Surplus language below, as the Department of Justice requires applicants to submit their SROA/Surplus Letter if that is the basis of their eligibility.

• For more information about the department please visit the Attorney General’s website at

Special Requirements

If you are using education to meet the minimum qualifications for this positin, you must submit a copy of your transcript or diploma. Unofficial school transcripts may be accepted during the application process; however, submission of official transcripts or your diploma is required prior to appointment.

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: 7/10/2020

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 Justice
Attn: Janae Christopher (JC-203818)
Office of the Attorney General/Public Rights Division
1300 I Street, 10th Floor
Sacramento, CA 95814

Address for Drop-Off Application Packages

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

Janae Christopher (JC-203818)
Office of the Attorney General/Public Rights Division
1300 I Street, 10th Floor
Sacramento, CA 95814
Please have mailroom date stamp first page of application, then deliver to me.
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.
  • Other - A cover letter is required and must be included.
  • Other -

    Click on the following link to complete the California Department of Justice Recruitment Survey:

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:

Litigation experience and proficiency in litigation support skills; a Paralegal Certificate; a college degree and/or experience in business, accounting or a related field; experience with computer software including litigation support programs, spreadsheets, and database programs; effective communication and organizational skills; demonstrated initiative; capacity to work independently; and the ability to function well under pressure.


Benefits packages for all positions include medical, dental, vision, defined-benefit pension, 401K and 457.

Contact Information

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

Hiring Unit Contact:
April Cleland, Staff Services Manager
(916) 210-7265

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) 210-7580
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