Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Fresno


Job Description and Duties

In accordance with Governor Newsom’s Executive Order N-33-20 and, as a result of the COVID-19 rapid out-break, Caltrans will continue its hiring practices as they are deemed necessary to “maintain continuity of operations of the federal critical infrastructure…,” Candidates who participate in the interview process will be considered essential in promoting this effort and are not in violation of Executive Order N-33-20.Virtual interviews via web portals or phone will be offered as deemed appropriate and feasible by the hiring manager – standard in-person interviews will still be offered if conditions permit. Please speak with the Hiring Unit contact for more information.

Please reference PARF 06-0-727.Standard State application (STD 678) is required.Applications will be screened and most qualified candidates will be interviewed.Position pending budgetary approval.

Under the supervision of a Senior Right of Way Agent, the incumbent is responsible for a multitude of general clerical activities/duties as outlined below.Incumbent in this advanced journey level regularly performs a variety of the most difficult duties and is expected to consistently exercise a high degree of initiative, independence and originality in performing assigned tasks.Incumbent at this level regularly requires detailed and sensitive public contact and/or independent origination of correspondences involving the knowledge and application of detailed regulations, policies, and procedures.Good judgment and the ability to communicate effectively are of primary importance at this level.Incumbent must possess strong Microsoft Office skills.

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

Working Conditions

This position is located in Fresno

While at their base of operation, employees will work in a climate-controlled office under artificial lighting.They will use a keyboard and video monitor for long periods of time, as well as a telephone, fax machine and photocopier.

Minimum Requirements

You will find the Minimum Requirements in the Class Specification.
- OFFICE TECHNICIAN (TYPING) Additional Documents

- Job Application Package Checklist
- Duty Statement Position Details

Job Code #: JC-202974 Position #(s): 906-400-1139-XXX Working Title: OFFICE TECHNICIAN (TYPING) Classification: OFFICE TECHNICIAN (TYPING) $3,144.00 - $3,935.00 A # of Positions: Multiple Work Location: Fresno County Job Type: Permanent, Full Time Department Information

Caltrans Mission: Provide a safe, sustainable, integrated, and efficient transportation system to enhance California’s economy and livability

Caltrans Vision: A performance-driven, transparent, and accountable organization that values its people, resources and partners, and meets new challenges through leadership, innovation, and teamwork

The Caltrans workforce is made up of diverse and unique individuals who contribute to our organizational success. Caltrans is about celebrating diversity, valuing one another, and recognizing that Caltrans is strong not in spite of the diverse attributes of our workforce, but because of our diversity.

Department Website:

Frequently Asked Questions for an Applicant:

Director’s EEO Policy :

Director’s EEO Policy Statement: resources/documents/caltrans-fta-eeo-plan-022219-final.pdf#page=81

Special Requirements

- The position(s) require(s) the ability to type at a minimum speed as designated on the Class Specifications (link available in the additional documentation section). You must obtain a valid typing certificate confirming your ability to meet the minimum typing speed, prior to being hired. Additional information regarding acceptable typing tests is available at the website. Supplemental Questionnaire Instructions

All interested applicants must file an "Examination and/or Employment Application (Std. 678), a resume, and a Supplemental Questionnaire (SQ). Any applicants who do not complete the SQ (details and guidelines below) and submit it with their application may be disqualified from consideration. Resumes, letters and other materials will not be evaluated or considered as responses to the SQ. The screening committee will compare each applicant's qualifications for the position against specific job-related evaluation criteria developed from the knowledge, skills, and abilities for the job classification. Based on the competitiveness of the applications received, only the most qualified candidates will be scheduled for an interview in order to make a selection.

Supplemental Questionnaire Guidelines

When preparing your Supplemental Questionnaire, please follow these guidelines:

* The information you provide must be complete and presented in a clear and concise manner.

* Your Statement of Qualifications must be typewritten using Arial 12-point font with 1” margins.

* Limit your response to no more than a total of two (2) typewritten pages, single-sided.

1. Describe your qualifications for this position, include education, work experience and computer skills.

2. Describe your experience creating and maintaining logs/spreadsheets and/or data entry, and your process for to ensure the data is accurate.

3. Describe your experience organizing your workload, balancing multiple priorities while still meeting strict deadlines.

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: 6/2/2020 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 Transportation Attn: Caltrans HR Contact Certification Services MS-90 P O Box 168036 Sacramento, CA 95816-8036 Address for Drop-Off Application Packages

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

Caltrans HR Contact Classification and Hiring Unit - ECOS 1727 30th Street, MS 90 Sacramento, CA 95816 Closed on weekends and State Holidays 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.
- Statement of Qualifications - Statement of Qualifications is required. Please see special requirement section. 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. 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:
Caltrans DHR Contact
(916) 227-7840
Hiring Unit Contact:
Sandra Sifuentes
(559) 445-6247 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:
Caltrans EEO Office
(844) 368-3367 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. Important Application Information

The STD. 678 is required, and each section must be filled out completely and thoroughly. For mailed or hand delivered applications to be considered for this position, you are required to include the Job Control (JC-202974) PARF# (06-0-727) and title of the position(Office Technician Typing) on the State application (STD. 678) form.

Electronic applications through your Cal Career Account are highly recommended.
Candidates that meet the minimum qualifications based on possession of EDUCATION, LICENSE, OR CERTIRFICATE must include a copy of your degree/transcripts or LICENSE/CERTIFICATE along with your application (STD. 678) to be considered for this position.

For copies of the duty statement(s), please contact the hiring unit contact identified in this ad. Thank you

NOTE: Do not submit the “Equal Employment Opportunity” questionnaire (page 5) with your completed State Application (STD. 678). This page is for examination use only.

Please take this 1-minute Caltrans Recruitment survey to tell us how you found out about this job!

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.

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