e #: JC-77591 Position #(s): 014-901-5393-XXX Working Title: Location Verification Analyst Classification: ASSOCIATE GOVERNMENTAL PROGRAM ANALYST $4,784.00 – $5,988.00 A # of Positions: 3 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 promulgate regulations and conduct compliance inspections and enforcement activities. Job Description and Duties CalCannabis is recruiting to fill three (3) positions. Under the direction of an Agriculture Program Supervisor I (APS I), the incumbent acts as the liaison for local jurisdiction compliance verification through coordination with the Bureau of Cannabis Control and local county and city governments; serves as lead and provide guidance on interpretation of relevant regulations; and verifies compliance with local ordinances and regulations within an assigned geographic region up to 20 counties and 153 cities. Duties include, but are not limited to: Conduct electronic and hard copy application packet reviews for location verification, which includes retrieving application packets from the licensing system or through regular mail; and confirming that the applicant is compliant with local jurisdiction regulations. Work with the Bureau of Cannabis Control to obtain local cannabis ordinances and a contact person for all counties and cities within the state to ensure easy communication. Develop, update, and make recommendations to management regarding policies, procedures, guidelines and processes for obtaining location verification information. Collaborate with the APS I and the Bureau of Cannabis Control to set up systems and protocols for obtaining verification records from local jurisdictions. Verify that each application received is not located in a jurisdiction that prohibits cannabis cultivation activity; notify local agencies that prohibit commercial cannabis cultivation of all applications that were denied because of the local prohibition in their jurisdiction. Notify appropriate local contacts for applications received that are located in permissive local jurisdictions; allow 60-days for verification of compliance from local jurisdiction. Prepare electronic reports for management relevant to location compliance verification data from the track-and-trace system. 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. 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 Provide an example of a situation that required you to meet a goal in a short timeframe and the steps you took to accomplish that goal. Please describe a difficult project you have worked on. How did you overcome difficulties and what was the outcome of the project? How does your experience prepare you for this role? Applicants with foreign degrees must provide an official foreign transcript evaluation which indicates course work is equivalent to a degree from an accredited U.S.College or University. Application Instructions Completed applications and all required documents must be received by the Final Filing Date in order to be considered. Final Filing Date: 9/8/2017 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: Work independently to complete assignments. Excellent communication skills, verbal and written. Strong organizational skills. Work well under pressure and meet required deadlines. Be able to present information effectively. Be flexible and tactful. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 email@example.com 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.