Job Posting: N/A

Department of Rehabilitation


$4,975.00 - $6,228.00 per Month

Final Filing Date: 9/5/2019

Job Description and Duties

This is a continuance of previous advertisement originally posted on 07/01/2019. Previous applicants remain under consideration and do not need to reapply.

This position is located in the city of Sacramento.

The CA Department of Rehabilitation is seeking an experienced communications professional to join our growing team lead, plan and execute amazing campaigns and communication efforts. This position will help manage external communication channels for the organization, ensuring professional and consistent content that will support the organization’s goals and mission.

Duties & Responsibilities

• Manage content creation for annual reports, newsletters, marketing materials.
• Manage all content on the organization’s website to ensure it is relevant and correct
• Oversee design/layout for outreach and marketing materials
• Assist with social media communications, including strategy development and implementation, content creation, scheduling and account administration.
• Find, craft and share content that is optimized for the intended platform and audience.
• Develop media lists, pitch stories and track results using online tools and resources.
• Produce analytical reports on key performance indicators using online tools and resources to inform strategy
• Monitors Public Record Act requests, including researching requests/requestors and assist with drafting PRA responses, where appropriate
• Assist in event coordination for a variety of special events, both large and small.

Multiple vacancies may exist.

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

Working Conditions

Some travel may be required.

Minimum Requirements

You will find the Minimum Requirements in the Class Specification.

Position Details

Job Code #:
Position #(s):
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$4,975.00 - $6,228.00 A
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Work Location:
Sacramento County
Job Type:
Permanent, Full Time

Department Information

The Department of Rehabilitation (DOR) administers the largest vocational rehabilitation program in the country. We have a three-pronged mission to provide services and advocacy that assist people with disabilities to live independently, become employed and have equality in the communities in which they live and work. DOR provides consultation, counseling and vocational rehabilitation, and works with community partners to assist the consumers we serve.

“People with disabilities are encouraged to apply.”

Department Website:

Special Requirements

Electronic applications are encouraged. If submitting a hard copy application, include
JC #162967 / POS #813-049-5393-800 in the "Examination(s) or Job Title(s) for which you are applying" section of the application. Hard copy applications received without the required information may not be considered.

A Statement of Qualifications (SOQ) is required as part of your application package. Applications submitted without the SOQ may not be considered. Please see Required Application Documents section and the "Statement of Qualifications (SOQ) Instructions" section below.

Upon hire, applicant may be required to provide copies of transcripts or diploma (depending on method of 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: 9/5/2019

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 Rehabilitation
Attn: Human Resources - JC 162967
721 Capitol Mall
Sacramento, CA 95814

Address for Drop-Off Application Packages

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

721 Capitol Mall
Sacramento, CA 95814
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 optional. It may be included, but is not required.
  • Statement of Qualifications - Statement of Qualifications is required.  Please see Section below titled "Statement of Qualifications Instructions".
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:
Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in marketing, communications or journalism.

• Excellent written and verbal communication skills, knowledge of AP style
• Two years of experience in the design and execution of news writing, PR and social media campaigns with demonstrated skills, knowledge and successes
• Experience with data and social media analytics platforms
• Ability to work independently and collaboratively with a team
• Skilled at effectively managing multiple projects, changing priorities, and concurrent deadlines
• Proficiency using standard office programs such as Excel, Word, PowerPoint
• Knowledge of Adobe Create Suite, WordPress and ability to edit audio or video is a plus
• Knowledge of legislative process

Contact Information

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

Department Website:
Hiring Unit Contact:
Connie Nakano
558-5870 ext:

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:
Office of Civil Rights
(916) 558-5850
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.

    • Do not submit any documents with your social security number

    • Do not submit your exam results along with your application

    • Do not submit the “Equal Employment Opportunity” questionnaire (page 5) with your completed application. This page is for examination use only

    • Do not submit LEAP documents

Statement of Qualifications (SOQ) Instructions

A Statement of Qualifications (SOQ) is required and must be submitted along with your State application. The SOQ is a discussion of how an applicant’s education and experience meet the evaluation criteria below and qualify them for the position. The SOQ serves as documentation of each candidate's ability to present information clearly and concisely in writing. You must include specific examples addressing each of the evaluation criteria listed below. The SOQ must not exceed two (2) pages in length. Resumes, letters, and other materials will not be considered as your response to the SOQ. The SOQ will be utilized as screening criteria for the hiring interview only and will not be used for the purposes of examination.

• Describe your Media and Public Relations education and experience that have prepared you for this AGPA position
• Describe your process in developing content for multiple platforms from development to execution
• Describe your experience disseminating information via online platforms
• Describe what being inclusive means to you

SOQ Instructions:
Must not exceed two (2) pages in length
Must be written in no less than 12 point font
Each evaluation criteria must be addressed separately and in order.

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.