Job Posting: SPECIAL AGENT, DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

Department of Justice

JC-97818
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SPECIAL AGENT, DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

$4,154.00 - $8,249.00

Final Filing Date: 2/19/2018

Job Description and Duties

The Special Agent (SA) will work under the direction of the Special Agent Supervisor (SAS) of the Division of Law Enforcement (DLE), Bureau of Investigation (BI) Tax Recovery and Criminal Enforcement (TRaCE) Task Force, Tobacco Enforcement. The Tobacco Enforcement team will enforce state and local laws related to the illegal sales and marketing of tobacco to minors, cigarette smuggling, tobacco tax evasion, and will increase investigative activities and compliance checks to reduce illegal sales of cigarettes and tobacco products to minors.  Duties include, but are not limited to: preparing written investigative reports, gathering evidence including photographic evidence, using and maintaining investigative and protective equipment, coordinating investigations with other law enforcement agencies, testifying in court and grand jury proceedings, filing complaints for prosecution with local district attorneys, making arrests as a result of investigations, conducting training for peace officers and other special agents, assuming the duties of a SAS when delegated, and performing other duties as required.

Working Conditions

The Special Agent will work in the field and may include: remote crime scenes, harsh weather conditions, confined quarters and occasionally a general office environment or an enclosed non-windowed workspace in a smoke-free environment. In-state and Out-of-State travel required.

Minimum Requirements

You will find the Minimum Requirements in the Class Specification.

Additional Documents

Position Details

Job Code #:
JC-97818
Position #(s):
419-248-8482-002
419-248-8482-001
Classification:
SPECIAL AGENT, DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE
$4,154.00 - $8,249.00
# of Positions:
2
Work Location:
Sacramento County
Job Type:
Permanent, Full Time
Work Shift:
8:00AM-5:00PM
Work Week:
Monday-Friday

Department Information

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, pelase visit the Attorney General's website at www.oag.ca.gov.

Special Requirements

  • The position(s) require(s) a Drug Screening be passed prior to being hired.
  • The position(s) require(s) a Background Investigation be cleared prior to being hired.
  • The position(s) require(s) Medical Clearance prior to being hired.
  • The position(s) require(s) Psychological Evaluation clearance prior to being hired.
  • Clearly indicate the Job Control Code (JC-97818) 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. 
  • If you submit an electronic application there is no need to submit a hard copy.

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: 2/19/2018

Who May Apply

Individuals who are currently in the classification, eligible for lateral transfer, eligible for reinstatement, eligible for a Training and Development assignment, have SROA and/or Surplus eligibility, or have list eligibility (or are in the process of obtaining list eligibility). SROA and Surplus candidates may attach “surplus letters” to their applications. Applicants must meet the Minimum Qualifications stated in the Classification Specification(s).

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 www.jobs.ca.gov. 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: Devin Rodriguez
Department of Justice/DLE-BI
1300 I Street, Suite 1140
Sacramento, CA 95814

Address for Drop-Off Application Packages

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

Devin Rodriguez
Department of Justice/DLE-BI
1300 I Street, Suite 1140
Sacramento, CA 95814
08:00 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:

  • State Examination/Employment Application STD Form 678 (when not applying electronically), or the Electronic State Employment Application through your Applicant Account at www.jobs.ca.gov. 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 - The Statement is a narrative discussion of how your education, training, experience, and skills meet the minimum and desirable qualifications and qualify you for the position. The Statement of Qualifications serves as documentation of your ability to present information clearly and concisely in writing and should be typed and no more than two pages in length.
  • Other - In the Explanation section located at the bottom of page one of the State Application, you must clearly indicate the position number and location you are applying for.
  • 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 candidate must have excellent written and oral communication skills; strong analytical skills; good research skills; effective time-management and organizational skills. Must be able to effectively communicate and demonstrate good judgment when interacting with the public and professional staff; ability to work well under pressure and meet deadlines; possess integrity and the ability to maintain confidentiality of sensitive information; strong proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook; and good attendance. Must have the ability to work both independently and as a team member; carry out prescribed tasks with minimal supervision; be a self-starter, flexible, and have a positive attitude.

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.

Human Resources Contact:
Devin Rodriguez
(916) 210-7566
Hiring Unit Contact:
James Biscailuz
(323) 869-3406

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
EERROffice@doj.ca.gov
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
Drop-off