California Department of Parks and Recreation, Sacramento California, US

Work at California Department of Parks and Recreation

Job Description and Duties

STAFF MANAGEMENT AUDITOR (SPECIALIST) - HEADQUARTERS / AUDITS OFFICE / CONCESSIONS, CONTRACTS, SPECIAL REQUESTS The reporting location for this position is 715 "P" Street, Sacramento, CA 95814. This position will work under the general direction of the Supervising Management Auditor. This hybrid-centered position offers flexible work schedule opportunities and will have professional certification opportunities. The Department of Parks and Recreation Audits Office seeks to hire a qualified and motivated Staff Management Auditor (SMA) (Specialist) SCO. The SMA Specialist will work under the direction of the Supervising Management Auditor independently performing the more difficult or complex audits and may act as a lead to a group of auditors who perform complex or large employer audits and special assignments directed by the Audit Chief. The SMA Specialist assists the Manager/Supervisor in leading and providing general direction to audit staff to ensure that objectives are achieved, quality assured, and audit staff is developed. The SMA Specialist performs audit work in accordance with applicable State policies and procedures, Audits Office policies and procedures, and the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA), International Professional Practices Framework (IPPF). The incumbent must exercise good judgment working independently or in a team environment. This position requires direct contact with management representatives on a routine basis. The incumbent must have knowledge of accounting and auditing principles, standards, and practices; research and information gathering techniques; function, organization, and practice of California government. An in-depth understanding of the International Professional Practices Framework promulgated by the Institute of Internal Auditors; Government Auditing Standards; and other standards of the profession is required. The incumbent must have the ability to apply the standards within the form and format prescribed by the Audits Office and requires the ability to use audit software. This position is a Designated Position per the Conflict-of-Interest Code and is required to complete and submit a Form 700, Statement of Economic Interest annually, upon assuming office and when leaving office. This position requires a valid California Class C Driver's license. Training and Development Assignments may be considered. State housing is not available. For further information regarding this position, please contact Sandeep Mangat at (916) 800-8805 or at You will find additional information about the job in the Duty Statement.

Minimum Requirements

You will find the Minimum Requirements in the Class Specification.STAFF MANAGEMENT AUDITOR (SPECIALIST) STATE CONTROLLER'S OFFICE

Additional Documents

Job Application Package ChecklistDuty Statement

Position Details

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$6,364.00 - $8,366.00

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Work Location:

Sacramento County

Job Type:

Permanent, Full Time

Department Information

The mission of California State Parks is to provide for the health, inspiration and education of the people of California by helping to preserve the state's extraordinary biological diversity, protecting its most valued natural and cultural resources, and creating opportunities for high-quality outdoor recreation. All employees are responsible for contributing to an inclusive, safe, and secure work environment that values diverse cultures, perspectives, and experiences, and is free from discrimination.

Department Website:

Special Requirements

The position(s) require(s) a valid California Drivers License (CDL). You must answer the questions addressing your CDL on your application. Ensure you provide your CDL number, class, expiration date, and any endorsements and/or restrictions.


Cover Letter & Resume


that believe they meet the Minimum qualifications based on a pattern of

education from the classification description (specifications) must provide a

copy of your degree/transcripts and/or license along with your application

(STD. 678) to be considered for this position. If selected for the position official sealed transcripts will be required

prior to appointment.

DO NOT include any confidential information to

your application or supporting documents (i.e., Social Security Number,

birthdate, marital status, medical information, examination results, method of

eligibility, etc.)

SROA/SURPLUS Applicants: You must check the SROA/Surplus as your claimed method of

eligibility and attach your SROA/Surplus letter as an additional document.


recruitment may be used to fill identical vacancies which may occur within 180

days of the Final Filing Date of this job posting.

Application Instructions

Completed applications and all required documents must be received or postmarked by the Final Filing Date in order to be considered. Dates printed on Mobile Bar Codes, such as the Quick Response (QR) Codes available at the USPS, are not considered Postmark dates for the purpose of determining timely filing of an application.

Final Filing Date:


Who May Apply

Individuals who are currently in the classification, eligible for lateral transfer, eligible for reinstatement, have list eligibility, are in the process of obtaining list eligibility, or have SROA and/or Surplus eligibility (please attach your letter, if available). SROA and Surplus candidates are given priority; therefore, individuals with other eligibility may be considered in the event no SROA or Surplus candidates apply. Individuals who are eligible for a Training and Development assignment may also be considered for this position(s). Applications will be screened and only the most qualified applicants will be selected to move forward in the selection process.

Applicants must meet the Minimum Qualifications stated in the Classification Specification(s).

How To Apply

Complete Application Packages (including your Examination/Employment Application (STD 678) and applicable or required documents) must be submitted to apply for this Job Posting. Application Packages may be submitted electronically through your CalCareer Account at When submitting your application in hard copy, a completed copy of the Application Package listing must be included.

If you choose to not apply electronically, a hard copy application package may be submitted through an alternative method listed below:

Address for Mailing Application Packages

You may submit your application and any applicable or required documents to:

Department of Parks & Recreation


Certification Unit

P.O. Box 942896




Address for Drop-Off Application Packages

You may drop off your application and any applicable or required documents at:

Department of Parks & Recreation

Class & Hiring

715 P Street

14th Floor, Human Resources - Reception Desk




Monday - Friday, excluding state holidays

08:00 AM


05:00 PM

Required Application Package Documents

The following items are required to be submitted with your application. Applicants who do not submit the required items timely may not be considered for this job:

Current version of the State Examination/Employment Application STD Form 678 (when not applying electronically), or the Electronic State Employment Application through your Applicant Account at

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.

Resume is required and must be included.

Other - Cover Letter

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.


Benefit information can be found on the CalHR website and the CalPERS website.

Contact Information

The Hiring Unit Contact is available to answer questions regarding the position or application process.

Department Website:

Hiring Unit Contact:

Sandeep Mangat

(916) 800-8805

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:

Sharon Comas - Human Rights Office

(916) 653-8148

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.

Additional Instructions

If submitting your completed Application Package by mail or hand delivery, you must include the Position # 549-027-4155-002 and the Job Control # JC-328436 in the "Examination or Job Title for which you are applying" section on the STD. 678. Note: If you are applying for multiple positions, you must complete a STD. 678 for each position separately. Incomplete applications or applications received with multiple positions listed on one application will not be considered. Employment History on the STD 678 must be complete and include dates, accurate hours per week, total time worked, duties and responsibilities, and contact names and phone numbers of supervisors. Failure to submit a completed STD 678 may result in you being screened out. Only the most qualified candidates will be invited to an interview.

Eligibility Information

To be considered for the job vacancy you MUST satisfy one of the following requirements:

List Eligibility - Successfully complete the civil service exam for classification Staff Management Auditor (Specialist), State Controller's Office. Click here for more information on how to apply for the Staff Management Auditor (Specialist), State Controller's Office exam. NOTE: Please refer to the exam bulletin for the frequency of administration of this exam.

Transfer Eligibility - Must have current employment with the State of California in the same classification or in a classification that is comparable. If in a different classification, you must meet the minimum qualifications (see Minimum Qualifications section and associated links above).

Reinstatement Eligibility - Previously obtained permanent employment with the State of California in the same classification or in a classification that is comparable. If in a different classification, you must meet the minimum qualifications (see Minimum Qualifications section and associated links above).

In some special circumstances, candidates who meet the Minimum Qualifications for the position, but who do not have one of the types of eligibility listed above, may be hired. However, this is rare and the preferred method of appointment is through eligibility as described above.

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.