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CAL FIRE JOBS - COMMUNICATIONS OPERATOR Open Exam Final File Date: 01/30/15
Final File Date: 01/30/15 Monthly Salary: Range A : $ 3016.00 - $ 4154.00
Note: Current salary levels and placement/movement in the appropriate salary range(s) (there may be more than the listed salary ranges for a given class) should be confirmed with the hiring department upon receiving a job offer. The salaries used in this bulletin are the latest available from the State Controller’s Office, but may not reflect the most recent salary adjustment.
This is an open examination. Applications will not be accepted on a promotional basis. Career credits do not apply.
Who Should Apply: Persons who meet the minimum qualifications as stated in the Classification Description (specification). Note: Accepted applicants are required to bring either a photo identification card or two forms of signed identification when required to appear for the examination.
Final File Date: 01/30/15
Where to Apply:
EXAMINATION APPLICATION STD 678. MUST BE FILED WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF FORESTRY AND FIRE PROTECTION (CAL FIRE) BY MAIL TO PO BOX 944246, SACRAMENTO, CA 94244-2460, ATTENTION: EXAM UNIT, OR IN PERSON AT 1300 U STREET, SACRAMENTO, CA 95818. 9164458183
Requirements for Admittance:You must read and print the Classification Description (specification) for the minimum qualifications for this examination. It is your responsibility to make sure you meet the education and/or experience requirements stated. Your signature on your application indicates you have read, understood and possess the basic qualifications required. NOTE: All applications/resumes must include: "to" and "from" dates (month/day/year); time base; and civil service class titles. Applications/resumes received without this information will be rejected.
Unless otherwise specified in the class specification, qualifying experience may be combined on a proportionate basis if the requirements stated include more than one pattern, distinguished as "Either" I, "or" II, "or" III, etc. For example, candidates possessing qualifying experience amounting to 50% of the required time of Pattern I, & additional experience amounting to 50% of the required time of Pattern II, may be admitted to an examination as meeting 100% of the overall experience requirement.
This is a Qualification Appraisal Interview examination weighted - 100 percent.
In order to obtain a position on the eligible list, a minimum rating of 70% must be attained in each phase of the examination.
Knowledge of: SEE EXAMINATION BULLETIN FOR KNOWLEDGES. <
Ability to: SEE EXAMINATION BULLETIN FOR ABILITIES AND SKILLS. X
Eligible List Information: The list will be abolished 12 months after it is established unless the needs of the service and conditions of the list warrant a change in this period.
Veterans' Preference: Effective January 1, 2014, in accordance with Government Codes 18973.1 and 18973.5, Veterans’ Preference will be awarded as follows: 1) Any veteran, widow or widower of a veteran, or spouse of a 100 percent disabled veteran, who achieves a passing score in an entrance examination, shall be ranked in the top rank of the resulting eligibility list. Any veteran who has been dishonorably discharged or released is not eligible for Veterans’ Preference. 2) An entrance examination is defined, under the law, as any open competitive examination. And 3) Veterans’ Preference is not granted once a person achieves permanent civil service status. Veteran status is verified by the California Department of Human Resources (CalHR). Directions to apply for Veterans’ Preference are on the Veterans’ Preference Application (Std. Form 1093), which is available at http://jobs.ca.gov/Job/VeteransInformation, and the Department of Veterans Affairs.
Drug Free Statement: It is an objective of the state of California to achieve a drug-free state 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.
EEO: An equal opportunity employer to all regardless of race, color, creed, national origin, ancestry, sex, marital status, disability, religious or political affiliation, age, or sexual orientation.
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