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ABOLISHED 12/07/2017 PER PAY LETTER 18-01 - Conservation Administrator, California Conservation Corps Series

ABOLISHED 12/07/2017 PER PAY LETTER 18-01 - Conservation Administrator, California Conservation Corps Series

California State Personnel Board Specification

Series established September 7, 1977

Scope

This series specification describes two Conservation Administrator, California Conservation Corps (CCC), classes used in the CCC.

 

Conservation Administrator, California Conservation Corps Series Specification - Class Titles and Codes
Schem Code Class Code Class
BZ92 1006 Conservation Administrator I, California Conservation Corps (abolished 01/07/2016 per Pay Letter 16-05)
BZ91 1007 Conservation Administrator II, California Conservation Corps (abolished 12/07/2017 per Pay Letter 18-01)

Definition of Series

The Conservation Administrator, California Conservation Corps, series describes the supervisorial and managerial positions involved in the program administration and operations in designated service districts and special projects relating to the productivity and enhancement of those districts or statewide special programs. Incumbents in this series may work in designated service districts of the CCC located throughout the State, in CCC headquarters in Sacramento, or in special programs either in the field or headquarters.

 

Positions in the Conservation Administrator, California Conservation Corps, classes perform administrative duties in assigned service districts, including planning, organizing, directing, and managing CCC activities relating to personnel, fiscal and facility management, community resource development, public relations, service districts, spike and emergency operations, corpsmember development, public service conservation work projects, and special projects. Headquarters or special program duties include supervision of corpsmember development programs, special projects, project development, and emergency response.

Factors Affecting Position Allocation

Level, variety, and complexity of work; nature of public contact; supervisory and management responsibilities exercised; degree of supervision received; latitude for independent judgment and action; responsibility, impact, and consequence for decisions; service district or special program responsibility; program control and influence on methods and program direction.

Definition of Levels

Conservation Administrator I, California Conservation Corps

This is the supervisory level that functions as "assistant manager" in service districts which may include both nonresidential and residential facilities and may work in CCC headquarters performing a variety of departmental and public liaison functions and complex special projects with departmentwide significance. Under the direction of the District Director, incumbents supervise, both directly and indirectly, the operations in the assigned service district. Service district operations include corpsmember recruitment; corpsmember and staff safety, welfare, development, and performance; project and spike planning, management, quality, and completion; emergency response; education and training of corpsmembers and staff; administration of a comprehensive Corpsmember Development Program; management of food service; maintenance and development of grounds and facilities; and supervision of business services and fleet administration. In addition, incumbents will assist the District Director with development and administration of the service district budget and community resource development.

Conservation Administrator II, California Conservation Corps

This is the managerial level in service districts which may include both nonresidential and residential facilities, at CCC headquarters, or assigned to statewide special programs. Incumbents perform high level administrative work, formulate and recommend policies on a variety of departmentwide issues, and provide skilled technical assistance in the area of project review and program development to administrative staff at headquarters, statewide special programs, and in assigned service districts. Incumbents' general responsibilities are comprised of the overall management of operational functions while providing direction to subordinate staff. Incumbents' primary responsibilities consist of external affairs, e.g., community resource development, public relations, legislative contacts, media, and community relations.

Minimum Qualifications

Conservation Administrator I, California Conservation Corps

Education: Equivalent to completion of the twelfth grade. and Either I Experience: One year of experience in the California state service performing the duties of a Conservation Supervisor, California Conservation Corps; Conservationist II, California Conservation Corps; or Corpsmember Development Coordinator, California Conservation Corps.

Or II

 

Experience: Four years of progressively responsible experience in program operations and management, including two years at an administrative level performing a variety of management-related activities, including supervision of staff; budget preparation and administration; public and media relations; program planning, management, and evaluation; and personnel management. This experience shall have included the preparation of written reports and the presentation of written recommendations to management. (Experience in the California state service applied toward this requirement must include two years performing the duties of a class with a level of responsibility not less than that of a Conservationist II, California Conservation Corps.)

Conservation Administrator II, California Conservation Corps

Education: Equivalent to completion of the twelfth grade. and Either I Experience: One year of experience in the California state service performing the duties of a Conservation Administrator I, California Conservation Corps.

Or II

 

Experience: Two years of experience in the California state service performing the duties of a Conservation Supervisor, California Conservation Corps; Corpsmember Development Coordinator, California Conservation Corps; or Administrative Officer II, Resources Agency.

Or III

 

Experience: Five years of progressively responsible experience in program operations and management, including three years at an administrative level performing a variety of management-related activities, through subordinate supervisors, including budget preparation and administration, public and media relations, community resource development, program planning, management and evaluation, and personnel management. This experience shall have included the preparation of written reports and the presentation of recommendations to management. (Experience in the California state service applied toward this requirement must include two years performing the duties of a class with a level of responsibility not less than that of a Conservation Administrator I, California Conservation Corps.)

Knowledge and Abilities

Conservation Administrator I, California Conservation Corps

Knowledge of: Principles of administrative and fiscal management; principles of personnel management, and business and public administration; purposes, organization, policies, procedures, and rules of the CCC; principles of ecology and natural resource conservation; principles of facilities and grounds maintenance; principles and practices of health and safety standards; principles and practices of employee supervision; principles and practices of employee/employer relations; a supervisor's responsibility for promoting equal opportunity in hiring and employee development and promotion, and for maintaining a work environment that is free of discrimination and harassment.

 

Ability to: Assist in the management and operation of a CCC service district; maintain a healthy and safe working and living environment; organize, coordinate, and plan programs for staff and corpsmembers' education and training; facilities development and maintenance and food service; center, spike and emergency project completion, and special projects; prevent and solve problems by utilizing management and communication skills, concepts, and techniques; plan and implement personnel practices and organization concepts; analyze situations and take effective action; assist with establishing and maintaining effective external relations with public community and organization interests; analyze data and communicate ideas and information effectively; effectively promote equal opportunity in employment and maintain a work environment that is free of discrimination and harassment.

Conservation Administrator II, California Conservation Corps

Knowledge of: All of the above, and development, implementation, and administration of educational programs, recruitment techniques, marketing, and public relations.

 

Ability to: All of the above, and develop and implement Individual Area Plans, including critical elements for functions such as recruitment, public relations, community resource development, locations of center/satellites (when new locations are needed); establish and maintain complex, effective, and significant external relations with public community and organization interests, some of which will have national and/or international scope; establish and maintain a Community Advisory Board; organize, coordinate, and plan programs for staff and corpsmembers' education and training with Statewide program significance; analyze situations and take effective action; develop and implement special programs and projects within the CCC's best interest.

Special Personal Characteristics

All Levels:

Willingness to live and work for extended periods, occasionally in primitive facilities, and sometimes isolated from communities; demonstrated aptitude for and commitment to education, training, and personal and social development of both staff and corpsmembers; commitment to the conservation of natural resources; and willingness to work odd and irregular hours.

Additional Desirable Qualifications

All Levels:

Experience in the operations or management of a youth or adult work experience and/or a training and education program; experience in human resource programs; strong background in public and media relations; familiarity with the administration of educational programs; background in ecology and natural resource conservation; excellent communication skills; ability to take effective action under extreme pressure and/or during emergency situations; ability to effectively manage the operation, maintenance, and development of facilities and grounds; ability to manage several priorities simultaneously; and possession of a valid commercial driver license, Class B.

Conservation Administrator I, California Conservation Corps

Associate of arts degree or equivalent to completion of two years of college, preferably with specialization in public or business administration, environmental studies, the social sciences, or youth services administration.

Conservation Administrator II, California Conservation Corps

Equivalent to graduation from college, preferably with specialization in public or business administration, environmental studies, the social sciences, or youth services administration.

Class History

Conservation Administrator, California Conservation Corps Series History - Dates Established, Revised, and Title Changed
Class Date Established Date Revised Title Changed
Conservation Administrator I, California Conservation Corps (abolished 01/07/2016 per Pay Letter 16-05) 09/07/1977 03/09/1999 --
Conservation Administrator II, California Conservation Corps (abolished 12/07/2017 per Pay Letter 18-01) 09/07/1977 05/22/2001 --
  Updated: 1/11/2018
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