AGRICULTURE PROGRAM SUPERVISOR I

$5,296 - $6,573
City Sacramento County
State California
Country United States

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. Position Details Job Code #: JC-77531 Position #(s): 014-901-1165-XXX Classification: AGRICULTURE PROGRAM SUPERVISOR I $5,296.00 – $6,573.00 # of Positions: 1 Work Location: Sacramento County Job Type: Permanent, Full Time Department Information The Medicinal and Adult-Use of Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (Act) requires CDFA to establish a regulatory program for the cultivation of commercial cannabis, to license cultivation of indoor and outdoor cannabis, establish a track and trace program, work collaboratively with other agencies to adopt environmental remediation regulations, implement best practices including water discharge, nutrient management and application, wildlife habitat, and pesticide use standard; and establish an electronic data base that can be accessed by the Bureau of Cannabis Control. The Act also includes authority to conduct verification inspections, enforcement activities, promulgation of regulations. Job Description and Duties Under the general direction of the Environmental Program Manager I, the Agriculture Program Supervisor I (APS I) acts as part of the branch management team and is responsible for the daily operations of the temporary license application review staff at the headquarters location. The APS I must have a working knowledge of the cannabis cultivation regulations and possess the ability to apply this knowledge to their roles and responsibilities. Duties include, but are not limited to: Organize, schedule, direct, and supervise a staff of Associate Governmental Program Analysts and Office Technicians who are responsible for all aspects of cannabis cultivation temporary licensing application review. Manage the temporary license application review process which includes receipt of application packets; confirmation that all required documents have been received; and verification that submitted documents and fees have been received in an accurate and timely manner. Develop temporary licensing application review policies and procedures to ensure cannabis cultivation applications meet all licensing requirements, and staff has the needed resources to review applications thoroughly before forwarding for environmental review. Routinely assess and adjust temporary licensing staff workload distribution to effectively manage application flow through to ensure timely and accurate processing. Train and supervise staff on the tracking and monitoring of temporary licenses to ensure the mandated 120 and 90 day time frames are followed. Organize, schedule, direct, and supervise staff responsible for the monitoring and tracking of local cannabis ordinances in order to communicate with local jurisdictions on applications submitted within their areas, whether they prohibit or permit cannabis cultivation. Coordinate with Department of Consumer Affairs on local ordinance information and develop and implement local verification process for temporary license applications. Oversee the communication and tracking of compliance information from local jurisdictions required before proceeding with application processing. Candidates may perform these essential functions with or without reasonable accommodation. Working Conditions The employee’s workstation is located at 2399 Gateway Oaks Drive, Sacramento. The duties of this job are performed indoors in a cubicle environment. The cubicle contains a chair, computer, various software programs, a telephone with voice mail, portable and stationary filing drawers, and overhead cabinets. This position requires travel on an occasional basis to CDFA Headquarters and other locations throughout California using private vehicle, State vehicle, air, or other transportation system. Employee may occasionally be required to travel in severe weather. May require a medical clearance. Special Requirements Statement of Qualifications Candidates are required to complete a Statement of Qualifications (SOQ) in addition to completing a standard State application (Examination/Employment Application STD 678). Only those candidates who submit all required documents by the final filing date will be considered. The SOQ is requested to elicit information regarding each candidate’s interest and experience in relation to this position. The completed SOQ should not be more than three (3) pages, using Arial, 12 point font size. Resumes, letters, and other materials will not be considered as responses to the SOQ. Questions Describe your experience as it relates to leading, supervising, and developing a project/program. Please describe a difficult project you have worked on. How did you overcome the difficulties and what was the outcome of the project? Describe the purpose of “best management practices” and how they would apply to the license application review process. Application Instructions Completed applications and all required documents must be received by the Final Filing Date in order to be considered. Final Filing Date: 9/5/2017 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. Applications will be screened and only the most qualified applicants will be selected for an interview. How To Apply Complete Application Packages (Applications and any applicable or required documents) must be submitted electronically through your CalCareer account at www.jobs.ca.gov. 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: 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 – A completed Statement of Qualifications (SOQ) must be submitted with your state application to be considered. The SOQ must follow the specifics as stated in the “Special Requirements” section. Resume is optional. It may be included, but is not required. 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: Incumbent must establish and maintain good working relationships with the public, coworkers, and other agencies and organizations. Incumbent must be able to manage administrative and program functions effectively; make appropriate decisions and recommendations; provide recommended courses of action; mediate, negotiate, or be involved in sensitive issues or problems; work independently in completing assigned work; work well under pressure; and meet required deadlines, to support the mission of the CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing Program. Alternative classifications may be considered. Contact Information The Hiring Unit Contact is available to answer questions regarding the position or application process. Hiring Unit Contact: Misty McDaniel (916) 263-2091 misty.mcdaniel@cdfa.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) 654-1005 cathy.dambrosio@cdfa.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.

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