Job Posting

Governor's Office of Planning and Research


JC-88805 - Project Manager

Final Filing Date: Until Filled

Position Details

Job Control Details
Job Code #: JC-88805
Position #(s):
Working Title: Project Manager
$7,032.00 - $8,649.00 Salary is based on experience and education.
# of Positions: 1
Work Location: Sacramento County
Job Type: Exempt Executive Assignment - Non Tenured, Full Time
Work Shift: 8 - 5
Work Week: Monday - Friday

Department Information

California Strategic Growth Council
1400 Tenth Street
Sacramento, CA 95814
Phone: (916) 322.2318

Department Website:

Job Description and Duties

This position requires the incumbent to manage the work activities related to the development and implementation of the Transformative Climate Communities Program (TCCP), including an internal staff and interagency working groups; provide guidance and in-depth understanding of the California Air Resources Board Greenhouse Gas Quatification Methodology to SGC staff, TCCP applicants, and other stakeholders; establish and maintain confident and cooperative relationships with staff, state, local, and regional planning agencies throughout California; communicate effectively in order to exchange information and/or provide direction to staff and others regarding program planning; work effectively with employees, all levels of state, local, and regional agencies, and the public; and effectively contribute to the TCCP objectives. This is a highly visible position responsible for the design and implementation of a sensitive and political program that involves various state, local, and regional entities. Please see duty statement for specific duties.

Application Instructions

Completed applications and all required documents must be received 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: Until Filled

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 in specific programs, such as the Welfare to Work Program, are encouraged to apply and will be given priority according to the applicable Laws and Rules. Please note on your application your current participation in these programs. Individuals who are eligible to be appointed to this Exempt Position by the State of California.

Applications will be screened and only the most qualified applicants will be selected for an interview.

How To Apply

How To Apply

Address for Mailing Application Packages

You may submit your application and any applicable or required documents to:

Governor's Office of Planning and Research
Attn: Strategic Growth Council - Hiring Unit
1400 10th Street
Sacramento, CA 95814

Address for Drop-Off Application Packages

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

Strategic Growth Council - Hiring Unit
1400 10th Street
Sacramento, CA 95814
09:00 AM - 05:00 PM

Required Application Documents

Please submit the following items with your application. Applicants who do not submit the required items timely may not be considered for this job:

  • Other - Applications can be submitted via email at the following address:
  • 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:
At least 5 years of experience managing complex multiagency programs.
Masters level experience in policy development and state or local implementation of one or more of the following areas: clean transportation, affordable housing, energy efficiency, clean energy, urban greening, natural resources and waste diversion, and/or greenhouse gas quantification.  

Background or interest in the following is required: familiarity with local land use planning processes and policies; ability to work closely with diverse stakeholders including other government agencies, academics, and non-governmental organizations to ensure comprehensive understanding of all issues affecting SB 375 implementation; ability to analyze and interpret data, technical reports and policy documents and summarize complex technical information clearly and concisely for management, stakeholders, and the general public; strong analytical and problem-solving skills; demonstrated ability to work cooperatively in a team environment, and independently as needed; excellent organization, written and oral communication skills; ability to work under pressure within time constraints; and ability to travel for meetings, workshops, and other stakeholder outreach-related activities.

Preference will be given to applicants with degrees and/or experience in fields which are closely related to the GGRF program needs, including but not limited to: Environmental studies, Environmental planning, urban planning, city and regional planning, urban studies, sustainable environmental design, and public policy.


The State benefit package may include:
  • Retirement contributions in the California Public Employee's Retirement System.
  • Vacation and Sick Leave or Annual Leave.
  • Professional Development Day.
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance.
  • Life insurance basic coverage of $25,000 for supervisors, confidential, and excluded employees.
  • Voluntary enrollment into a deferred compensation program, Long-term Disability Insurance, Long-term Care Insurance, Group Term Life Insurance, and a Legal Service Plan.
  • This position is exempt from Civil Service.

Contact Information

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

  • Department Website:
  • Human Resources Contact:
    Joanna Sledge
    (916) 324-9736
  • 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 Office
    (916) 324-9736
  • 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.

About the Strategic Growth Council

The California Strategic Growth Council (SGC) brings together seven state agencies and departments to coordinate activities that support sustainable communities emphasizing strong economies, social equity and environmental stewardship. The SGC is hiring immediately for our groundbreaking programs funded by the Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund (GGRF). 
Please view our website at

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.


You can apply for this job via the following method(s):

  • By Mail
  • Drop-off
Additional Documentation
Alternate Application Process

While we recommend that you utilize your CalCareer Account to take advantage of all the tools available, you may choose to apply for this job without using your account. In this case, print and complete the Job Application Package Checklist and include it if you submit a hard copy application.

Job Application Package Checklist

Blank Application Form (STD 678)