CA Department of Corrections & Rehabilitation
About the job
Job Description And Duties
Under the general direction of the Warden, the Executive Assistant provides a high level of confidential administrative and secretarial services and analytical support on sensitive departmental and program issues in the management of the institution. The majority of duties are carried out independently, utilizing a high level of initiative and sound decision making skills.
All Other Duties As Required.
Pursuant to the Public Health Orders ( Guidance for the Use of Face Coverings and State and Local Correctional Facilities and Detention Centers Health Care Worker Vaccination Requirement ) issued by the California Department of Public Health and the directive Mandatory COVID – 19 Vaccines and Testing for Institution Staff issued by the Department of Corrections & Rehabilitation (CDCR), all staff assigned to this post/position may be required to show evidence of full vaccination and booster for COVID-19, absent an approved reasonable medical or religious accommodation precluding them from vaccination.
Minimum Requirements You will find the Minimum Requirements in the Class Specification.
- EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT
- Job Application Package Checklist
Job Code #:
$4,125.00 – $5,162.00 A
# of Positions:
Permanent, Full Time
We enhance public safety and promote successful community reintegration through education, treatment and active participation in rehabilitative and restorative justice programs.
To facilitate the successful reintegration of the individuals in our care back to their communities equipped with the tools to be drug-free, healthy, and employable members of society by providing education, treatment, rehabilitative, and restorative justice programs, all in a safe and humane environment.
The California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) and California Correctional Health Care Services (CCHCS) are committed to building and fostering a diverse workplace. We believe cultural diversity, backgrounds, experiences, perspectives, and unique identities should be honored, valued, and supported. We believe all staff should be empowered. CDCR/CCHCS are proud to foster inclusion and representation at all levels of both Departments
Kern Valley State Prison is currently canvassing for Executive Assistant.
One vacancy and any other Permanent vacancies that may occur during the life of the certification list.
All hires are subject to Hiring Freeze and/or Budget Approval. This position will be filled with established hiring restrictions and may require the position to be filled on a Limited Term basis with the possibility of being extended and/or becoming Permanent/Full-Time.
Please note: Main communication for this position will be through email. Please ensure to have a valid email address on your application.
Do NOT include ANY confidential information on any documents you submit for a job vacancy, such as your State application, resume, or educational transcripts. Confidential information that should be excluded or removed from these documents includes, but is not limited to, your Social Security Number (SSN), birthdate, student identification number, driver’s license number (unless required), basis of eligibility, examination results, LEAP status, marital status, and age. Confidential information on the first page of applications submitted electronically online, such as Easy ID number, SSN, examination related information, and driver’s license number will automatically be redacted upon submission.
Possession of Minimum Qualifications will be verified prior to interview and/or appointment. If you are meeting Minimum Qualifications with education, you must include your unofficial transcripts/diploma for verification. Official transcripts may be required upon appointment. If it is determined a candidate does not meet the Minimum Qualifications, the candidate will be withheld from the eligibility list, rendering them inactive and ineligible to be hired for the position. Candidates who have been withheld may file an appeal with the State Personnel Board.
Candidates new to CDCR are required to submit to a background investigation process utilizing Live Scan fingerprinting, and Tuberculosis testing prior to appointment followed by department testing on an annual basis thereafter.
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:
Willingness to create and promote an equitable and inclusive workplace where diversity is celebrated and valued.
The Human Resources Contact is available to answer questions regarding the position or application process.
Human Resources Contact:
(661) 721-6300 ext: 5602
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.
Duane Goree, AW-HC
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.
NOTE: For list eligible applicants, possession of the Minimum Qualifications will be verified prior to interview and/or appointment. If it is determined an applicant does not meet the MQs, the necessary steps will be taken to have the applicant’s name withheld from the eligibility list.
Candidates selected not currently employed with the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation and/or California Correctional Health Care Services shall be subject to a live scan fingerprinting process to obtain state (DOJ) and federal (FBI) clearances prior to employment.
Applications may be screened and only the most competitive will be invited for an interview.
DEPARTMENTS ARE NOT REQUIRED TO CONTACT ALL CANDIDATES WITH LIST ELIGIBILITY; THEREFORE, CANDIDATES ARE ENCOURAGED TO SEARCH FOR VACANCIES THEY MAY BE ELIGIBILE FOR AND APPLY.
To obtain list eligibility for the Executive Assistant classification, before applying for the position(s), you must first take and pass the examination:
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.