Job Posting: Staff Services Management Auditor

Department of Forestry & Fire Protection

Staff Services Management Auditor

$3,377.00 - $6,803.00

Final Filing Date: 7/17/2018

Job Description and Duties

Please see the Duty Statement link, found in the Additional Documentation section, for more information.

Associate Management Auditor will also be considered for this posting.  Please see JC-117070, 541-023-4159-701, if you wish to apply for the Staff Services Management Auditor.

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

Working Conditions

Incumbent must exercise good judgement, demonstrate a positive attitude, communicates effectively (orally and in writing), and possess analytical abilities. Incumbent must have general knowledge of research and information gathering techniques and the ability to use technology in audit administration (e.g. word process ing, spreadsheet, and charting software). Position requires direct contact with executive and senior management on a routine basis and travel within California.

Minimum Requirements

You will find the Minimum Requirements in the Class Specification.

Position Details

Job Code #:
Position #(s):
Working Title:
Staff Services Management Auditor
$3,377.00 - $4,027.00 A
$3,484.00 - $4,360.00 B
$4,177.00 - $5,491.00 C
$5,022.00 - $6,604.00 A
$5,173.00 - $6,803.00 L
# of Positions:
Work Location:
Sacramento County
Job Type:
Permanent, Full Time

Department Information

The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE) is California’s fire department and resource management agency. The organization is comprised of nearly 8,000 permanent and seasonal employees. The mission of the Department is to serve and safeguard the people and protect the property and resources of California.

When you join CAL FIRE, you join a family of employees that function as a team. You will build trust and friendship with your co-workers, as together you respond to emergencies and challenging situations. CAL FIRE provides employees with a variety of career choices and opportunities. CAL FIRE offers well-paying careers and opportunities for advancement. We hope that you will consider a rewarding and challenging career with CAL FIRE!


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: 7/17/2018

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 Forestry & Fire Protection
Attn: Classification & Pay- Personnel Technician
P.O. Box 944246
Sacramento, CA 94244-2460

Address for Drop-Off Application Packages

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

Classification & Pay- Personnel Technician
1300 U Street
Sacramento, CA 95818
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.
  • Other - Graduation from College with a minimum of 6 semester units in accounting.
  • Statement of Qualifications - A Statement of Qualifications (SOQ) is required and MUST be submitted to be considered 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:

Graduation from College with a minimum of 6 semester units in accounting.

Contact Information

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

Hiring Unit Contact:
Windy Bouldin
(916) 327-3993

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:
Reasonable Accommodation Coordinator
(916) 445-7801
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.

Additional Information

Candidate may be selected by Resume Review.

If selected for interviews, candidates may be subject to a written exercise related to the duties of this position.

Additional Application Instructions

Statement Of Qualifications (SOQ) 

The Examination/Employment Application (STD), resume, and SOQ may be used to evaluate and screen applicants; therefore, it is critical that each candidate include specific information and examples on how his/her background meets the qualifications.

The SOQ is a narrative discussion of the experience, education, training, and skills required for this position.  Applications received without SOQ may not be considered.

The SOQ serves as documentation of each candidate's ability to present information clearly and concisely and should be typed, in no less that 12 point Arial font, single-spaced, and no more than two letter-size pages in length.

The SOQ must address the following questions and the answers must be numbered respectively:

  1. Describe your experience, education, and/or training related to critical thinking and/or internal audit activities.
  2. Describe your experience, education, and/or training in presenting information to various stakeholders.
  3. Describe your experience, education, and/or training in project management.
  4. Describe how you develop and maintain effective business relationships.

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.