Job Posting

Department of Justice



Final Filing Date: 12/15/2017

Position Details

Job Control Details
Job Code #: JC-89362
Position #(s):
$1,893.00 - $2,135.00
# of Positions: 1
Work Location: Sacramento County
Job Type:
Work Shift: Day
Work Week: Monday - Friday

Department Information

  • This position is located in the Division of Civil Law, Tort & Condemnation Section – Government Claims Unit.
  • Please disregard the Training and Development Assignment language below, as the Department of Justice will not be considering this type of appointment for this position.
  • 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

Job Description and Duties

Under the supervision of the Supervising Deputy Attorney General, Tort and Condemnation Section, the Seasonal Clerk is responsible for a full range of clerical and administrative duties to support the functions and mission of the Government Claims Unit (GCU).  This position will support the AGPA and SSA with managing and maintaining claims submitted to the Department of General Services Government Claims Program (GCP).  Duties include tracking incoming Statewide claims by entering each new claim into the GCU Concordance database; scanning and copying CHP payment packets; tracking pending correspondence action; creating new labels and folders for late applications; performing photocopying and scanning as needed; scanning and copying payment packets for the annual claims bill sponsored by the Attorney General, pursuant to Government Code section 965, subd. (b); logging and distributing required Board certifications and declarations to Statewide legal teams; locating accident reports in the filing system; opening/closing files and inputting destruction dates into the GCU Concordance database; and picking up deliveries from the AG’s mailroom sent by the GCP.  The Seasonal Clerk will be principally responsible for serving all sections of our office that require any documentation or certifications pertaining to the files and records of the GCP to address claim issues in litigation.

Special Requirements

  • A fingerprint check will be required.
  • Priority consideration will be given to any person receiving state public assistance under the CalWORKS program. Applicants who receive state public assistance need to identify their status as a CalWORKS recipient in the comments area on the application. Applicants must submit a verification of their CalWORKS eligibility status, which may include the most recent Notice of Action showing TANF eligibility or a copy of their last aid check stub. If verification is not submitted with the application, the application will not be processed. (Applicants may obtain verification from the CalWORKS program.)
  • Clearly indicate the Job Control Code (JC-89362) and the title of this position in the “Examination or Job Title(s) For Which You Are Applying” section located on the first page of your State Application.
  • Clearly indicate the basis of your eligibility in the “Explanations” section located on the first page of your State Application. LEAP eligibility should not be disclosed.

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: 12/15/2017

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.

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

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: Connie Lemus
Office of the Attorney General/Civil Law Division
1300 I Street, 10th Floor
Sacramento, CA 95814

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:

  • 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.
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:

Strong candidates will have excellent work habits, such as good attendance, dependability, punctuality, the ability to maintain confidentiality, communicate effectively, as well as the ability to interact effectively with all levels of staff and client agencies.  Strong organizational skills are desired, as well as the capacity to work under pressure and meet deadlines. Knowledge of Excel, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Outlook, Concordance and Windows is desired.  Knowledge of the Government Claims Act and the legislative process is helpful. 

Contact Information

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

  • Hiring Unit Contact:
    Alberto L. Gonzalez, SDAG
    (916) 210-7512
  • 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.


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

  • Electronic (through your CalCareer Account)
  • By Mail
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Additional Documentation
Class Specification(s):
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)