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ACCOUNTING OFFICER (SPECIALIST)

JC – 199779  $4,496.00 – $5,798.00

(Due to urgent need, hires will be made on a flow basis beginning immediately.)

Do you want to help your fellow Californians and make a difference during this worldwide crisis?  The Employment Development Department is seeking individuals to help with the influx of Unemployment Insurance claims that provide vital pay to Californians in need.  A selected candidate will determine claimant eligibility for Unemployment Insurance benefits, conduct fact-finding interviews, respond to inquiries, and perform claim processing activities.

POSITIONS MAY BECOME PERMANENT.

Location of Positions

Currently, work will be conducted at EDD office located in Rancho Cordova.

Future work may be available at your home via telework where access to internet would be required.

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

Working Conditions

40 hour work week conducted between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m., 7 days a week. Schedules may be flexible.  Overtime may be required.

Special Requirements

  • The position(s) require(s) completion of educational courses as specified in the Class Specification (link available in the Minimum Requirements section).

Background Investigation Requirement

The position(s) may require an applicant to pass a background investigation.

The investigation will consist of completion of a personal history statement and fingerprinting checks with the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Department of Justice, and/or local law enforcement agencies.

During the background investigation, the Employment Development Department (EDD) may review information to verify your compliance with EDD benefit programs. EDD benefit programs include payments issued to individuals for Unemployment Insurance, Disability Insurance, and Paid Family Leave. Non-compliance represents overpayments that were issued by the EDD to individuals due to inaccurate and/or fraudulent information provided by the individual. Any failure to comply with EDD benefit programs may prevent you from being hired at the EDD.

Application Instructions

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

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 www.CalCareers.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:

Employment Development Department
Attn: Job Control #199779
Human Resource Services Division, MIC 54
PO Box 826880
SacramentoCA 94280-0001

Address for Drop-Off Application Packages

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

Attn: Job Control #199779
EDD/Human Resource Services Division (6th floor solar)
722 Capitol Mall
SacramentoCA 95814
08:00 AM – 04:30 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 www.CalCareers.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.
  • Degree and/or School Transcripts

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:
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing
  • Ability to provide courteous customer service over the telephone, via fax, email, and Internet based correspondence
  • Ability to be flexible and adapt to frequent workload changes based on organizational priorities
  • Proficient with computers as required to use EDD software and input data in an efficient and effective manner

Benefits

Benefit information can be found on the CalHR website and the CalPERS website.

Contact Information

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

Department Website: http://www.edd.ca.gov
Hiring Unit Contacts: Sheila Bradley Sky Staten
Telephone #s: (916) 464-0557 (916) 464-2283
Email Addresses: Sheila.Bradley@edd.ca.gov Sky.Staten@edd.ca.gov

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) 654-8434
EEOMail@edd.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.

Location of Positions

Currently, work will be conducted at our EDD office located in Rancho Cordova.  Future work may be available at your home via telework where access to internet would be required.

Additional Application Instructions

It is strongly encouraged to apply through your CalCareer Account at www.calcareers.ca.gov.

Please only submit ONE application.  Electronic applications submitted through your CalCareer Account are highly recommended and will be received/processed faster than other methods of filing.

If you are unable to apply electronically through your CalCareer account, please mail a completed and signed State Examination/Employment Application STD Form 678 and application package to the mailing address provided in the “Application Instructions’ section below and ensure the following:

  • Clearly indicate the Job Code #, Position Number and the Classification Title of this position in the “Examination or Job Title(s) For Which You Are Applying” section located on Page 3 of your State Examination/Employment STD Form 678.
  • Clearly indicate the basis of your eligibility (list, transfer, reinstatement, etc.) in the “Explanations” section located on Page 3 of your State Examination/Employment Application STD Form 678.
  • Remove and do not submit the “Equal Employment Opportunity” questionnaire (Page 10) with your completed State Examination/Employment Application STD Form 678.  This page is for examination use only.
  • Do not include your full Social Security Number on your documents and/or do not provide any LEAP information.

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.

Minimum Education and Experience

Minimum Months of Experience: 24
Education Required: High School
Hiring Requirements for this Job:
  • Drug Testing / Screening
  • Background Checks
  • Reference Check
  • Salary Range: $4,496.00 - $,5798.00