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Associate Personnel Analyst/Staff Services Analyst

Under general direction, the Associate Personnel Analyst (APA) is responsible for independently providing timely and appropriate consultation and technical assistance to departmental management staff to ensure that all critical Department of Health Care Access and Information (HCAI), formerly the Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development (OSHPD), examinations are administered, all decisions and actions on employee selection meet management’s needs, and are consistent with laws, policies, and standards governing the State civil service. The APA independently plans, develops, and administers examinations, and conducts job analyses. The APA consults with HRSS and HCAI leadership concerning goals, strategies, and activities related to the current department workforce and succession plan.

Duties will be adjusted according to the level at which the position is filled.

Do you have the following education or experience?

For Associate Personnel Analyst:

Either I

In the California state service, one year of experience performing the duties of a Staff Services Analyst (Range C). (Persons applying experience toward this pattern must have had a full-time assignment in California state service performing technical personnel work.)


 Experience: Either
1. Three years of progressively responsible experience in technical personnel work, at least one year of which shall have been with independent responsibility for analyzing and recommending decisions on difficult personnel problems; or
2. Three years of progressively responsible technical experience administrative or budget analysis, socioeconomic research or some other field which has developed a broad and comprehensive knowledge of personnel management.
(One year of graduate work in public or business administration, personnel industrial relations, psychology, law, political science or a related field may be substituted for six months of the required experience in Pattern II. Experience in California state service applied toward this pattern must include one year of experience performing duties comparable in level of responsibility to those of a Staff Services Analyst. Range C.)
Education: Equivalent to graduation from college. (Additional qualifying experience may be substituted for a maximum of four years of the required education on a year-for-year basis.)
(In appraising experience, more weight will be given to the breadth of pertinent experience, and to evidence of the candidate's ability to accept and fulfill increasing responsibilities in personnel work than to the length of his/her experience.)
(Promotional candidates who are within six months of satisfying the experience requirement for this class will be admitted to the examination, but they must fully meet the experience requirement before being eligible for appointment.)

For Staff Services Analyst:

Either I

Education: Graduation with a Bachelor's degree from a recognized four-year accredited college or university. (Registration as a senior in a recognized institution will admit applicants to the examination, but they must produce evidence of graduation or its equivalent before they can be considered eligible for appointment.)


Work experience in the California state service may be substituted for the required education in Pattern I on a year-for-year basis by applicants who have at least six semester or nine quarter units of college level training in public or business administration, accounting, economics, political or social science, English, speech, statistics, law, or a closely related area.

If so, you may meet the minimum qualifications. Apply today!