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ABOLISHED 05/07/2015 PER PAY LETTER 15-16 - Assistant Chief, Telecommunications Division (3645)

ABOLISHED 05/07/2015 PER PAY LETTER 15-16 - Assistant Chief, Telecommunications Division (3645)

California State Personnel Board Specification

  • Schematic Code: HK65
  • Class Code: 3645
  • Established: 10/09/1985
  • Revised: --
  • Title Changed: --


Under administrative direction of a Deputy Director in the Department of General Services to manage and provide general direction to a major branch within the Telecommunications Division; to assist the Deputy Director in charge of the Telecommunications Division in developing, coordinating, and carrying out departmental policy; and to act for the Deputy Director as assigned.

Typical Tasks

Directs and manages activities of a staff in a major branch of the Division engaged in a statewide and servicewide program of telecommunications including engineering services, microwave management, technical support, and installation management; or strategic planning, operations, telephone services, data transmissions, and 911 emergency telephone program; and assists the Deputy Director in the development and implementation of overall Department and statewide policy; formulates the branch's goals, programs, policies, and methods of operation in financial and personnel needs. Assists in the preparation of the Division's budget; and represents the Deputy Director on various committees and advisory groups as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

Either I


Three years of supervisory or management experience in the telecommunications field in the California State civil service performing duties of a class at a level of responsibility equivalent to Supervising Telecommunications Engineer.



Five years of supervision and management experience, at least two years of which shall have been in a telecommunications management position in a public agency (experience in California State service applied toward this requirement must be at a level of responsibility equivalent to Supervising Telecommunications Engineer). and


Education: Equivalent to graduation from college, preferably in public administration or electrical engineering with extensive management course work. (Additional qualifying management experience may be substituted for the required education on a year-for-year basis.)

Knowledge and Abilities

Knowledge of: Principles and methods of management, organization, administration, personnel management, and supervision; principles, practices, methods, terminology, and trends in telecommunications; policies, rules, and operating practices of governmental agencies such as the Federal Communication Commission and the Public Utilities Commission; State's legislative and budgeting processes; principles and objectives and the processes available to meet affirmative action objective; and labor relations' principles and policies.


Ability to: Plan, organize, direct, and coordinate broad-range programs; evaluate the efficiency of statewide telecommunication programs and recommend action to bring about improvement; set and meet realistic program standards and goals; evaluate administrative problems and draw logical conclusions and take effective action; make practical and timely decisions; set and meet realistic program standards and goals, evaluate program results; direct the work of other managers; conduct hearings, conferences, and meetings; communicate effectively; establish and maintain cooperative relationships with employees, other governmental bodies, and the public; effectively contribute to the Department's affirmative action objectives; and effectively administer labor management contracts.

  Updated: 10/6/2017
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