Careers at the Central Valley Flood Protection Board

Want to feel like your job matters?

Your work at the Board does matter, and contributes to public safety by helping to protect the public from the devastation that flooding can cause harm to lives, property, and wildlife habitat.

Board staff consists of engineers, environmental scientists, and supervisory and administrative personnel who work as a small, but productive team for a Governor appointed state regulatory Board responsible for flood management in California’s Central Valley.

We wish to encourage those that are intelligent, creative, and interested in flood management issues and challenges to apply when there is a position open.

Job Opportunities

Current job vacancies are posted below. These positions are open to people who have successfully passed a competitive civil service examination and are eligible on a list; are current and former State employees eligible for the vacant positions under transfer or reinstatement rules.

 

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Vacancy:  Attorney III , Final Filing Date: 1/24/2019

The Central Valley Flood Protection Board (CVFPB) is a legislatively mandated permitting and enforcement body, charged with overseeing flood project construction and public safety within the floodways of the central valley and the levee systems within the State Plan of Flood Control. To aid in our regulatory role, CVFPB is seeking a well-qualified candidate Attorney III candidate to serve as staff counsel. Under the general direction of the Executive Officer and guidance from CVFPB’s Attorney IV, the Attorney III performs complex and sensitive legal research and transactional legal work regarding our Board’s authorities over the regulation and management of the State Plan of Flood Control, regulated streams, designated floodways, and other adopted plans of flood control. This includes advising and guiding CVFPB staff on legal matters related to the examination and review of permit applications, inspections, construction submittals, environmental documents, real estate and land acquisitions, and representing and providing legal support to staff in prosecuting enforcement actions heard before our Board.

Please familiarize yourself with the complete duties listed on our duty statement prior to applying for this vacancy. More information about the CVFPB organization and mission may be viewed at cvfpb.ca.gov.

More information, including details on how to apply, can be found here: https://jobs.ca.gov/CalHrPublic/Jobs/JobPosting.aspx?JobControlId=139890

 

Vacancy:  Youth Aid (General Office Support) , Final Filing Date: 1/24/2019

CVFPB is recruiting to fill two Youth Aid positions to perform basic office support services at our front desk, and to aid with record and equipment management to assist with our relation efforts. Under direct supervision the incumbent will learn methods and equipment used in an office setting:

•Assist staff with document management: filing, packing, labeling, sorting project documents, library documents, and office supplies and equipment to assist our office with preparation for an upcoming move. May require pushing, pulling, packing boxes on a cart.

•Assist staff with clerical duties and reception duties: answer multi-line telephone, greet visitors from reception area and escort to meeting rooms, assist in mail distribution.

•Supply orders, management, and distribution

•Other simple clerical projects to provide valuable training for the Youth Aid and additional help for our office.

Please refer to the duty statement for more details. More information about the CVFPB organization and mission may be viewed at cvfpb.ca.gov.

More information, including details on how to apply, can be found here: https://jobs.ca.gov/CalHrPublic/Jobs/JobPosting.aspx?JobControlId=140875

 

Vacancy:  Executive Analyst , Final Filing Date: 1/24/2019

The Board is recruiting for an Associate Governmental Program Analyst (AGPA) to serve as Executive Analyst to perform a wide range of analytical support duties. Directly reporting to the Executive Officer, the Executive Analyst works closely with the executive management team, seven Governor-appointed Board members, Board counsel, and staff. A high degree of initiative, resourcefulness, independent action, and strong command of the written and spoken English language is required.

The Executive Analyst has critical programmatic responsibility to oversee all aspects of public Board meeting coordination, including development of agendas, meeting schedules and noticing, record keeping, development of formal resolutions, ensuring adherence to meeting laws and regulations, and acting as liaison to the public for meetings, workshops and tours. In addition, the analyst will manage travel and scheduling for the Executive Officer and Board counsel, and coordinate travel for the Board members.

In the course of a day the incumbent will perform a wide range of analytical support duties for the Board and executive team. Analytical functions include comprehensive analysis of laws, regulations, processes, and historic meeting material to identify alternatives and develop recommendations for the management. The analyst will create, review, revise and distribute letters, reports, memos and high-level correspondence, presenting documents free of errors and with great attention to detail.

We are willing to consider selecting a Staff Services Analyst candidate for this position with the proper qualifications.

Please refer to the duty statement for more details. More information about the CVFPB organization and mission may be viewed at http://cvfpb.ca.gov.

More information, including details on how to apply, can be found here: https://jobs.ca.gov/CalHrPublic/Jobs/JobPosting.aspx?JobControlId=140705

 

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Open Examinations

To begin a civil service career at the Central Valley Flood Protection Board or elsewhere in state service, you need to take and pass an examination that will place you on a civil service list.

 

Student Assistant Positions

The Central Valley Flood Protection Board offers college and university students jobs and internships to give them insight on flood management and environmental issues and enrich their view of state government.