Series established February 19, 1991
This series specification describes two classes used by the California Horse Racing Board (CHRB) to serve as administrators at the division level. Incumbents in these classes are responsible for planning, organizing, directing and controlling statewide programs of the Licensing and Enforcement Division, including significant responsibility for the development of policy.
Appointments to one class or the other will depend on the civil service status of the proposed appointees.
Under administrative direction incumbents plan, organize, and direct the enforcement and licensing activities of the Board, including the equine and human drug testing programs; assists in the development of specialized programs; provides general supervision of the regulation of racing activities throughout the State; represents the State and the CHRB in implementing Public Law 100-497 (Tribal State Compact) by enforcing and monitoring the compliance with the CHRB rules and regulations with various Indian Bands to permit the conduct of simulcast wagering on Indian lands; prepares for and attends assigned CHRB committee meetings; recommends and assists in formulating policies for the Racing Operations, Special Investigations and Hearings Units; implements the programs and policies of the CHRB; represents the Board before the general public, law enforcement and prosecuting agencies; provides functional coordination of investigative activities of the CHRB and law enforcement agencies; provides liaison and coordination with administrative officials of other related Federal, State and local agencies; coordinates with licensing agencies and professional self-policing organizations to provide information disclosed by investigation of licensees or members; and performs other related duties.
Positions in the Chief, Licensing and Enforcement, California Horse Racing Board, CEA, class shall only be filled by either civil service employees who have permanent status, or by qualified legislative employees. Positions in the Chief, Licensing and Enforcement, California Horse Racing Board, class shall only be filled by individuals from outside of State service who do not possess permanent civil service status; or by legislative employees who have less than two consecutive years of service.
Must be a civil service employee with permanent civil service status.
Must be an employee of the Legislature for two or more consecutive years.
Two years of experience in the California state service performing the duties of Chief Investigator, California Horse Racing Board.
Three years of experience in the California state service performing the duties of a Supervising Special Investigator II.
Five years of progressively responsible managerial and/or supervisory experience in a law enforcement agency. At least three years must have been in a position which included administrative and supervisory responsibilities in an investigative services program area which involved duties such as directing and assigning work to investigators; maintaining statistics, and representing the agency with other governmental jurisdictions.
Knowledge of: Program, policies and procedures of the CHRB; the criminal justice system and governmental functions and organizations; principles of public administration, personnel management and effective supervision; principles of organization, administration and management; law enforcement activities as they relate to horse racing and pari-mutuel wagering practices, procedures and terminology; Business and Professions Code, Penal Code, related statutes and court decisions as they relate to horse racing; techniques of investigative work and skill in performing such work; Board's Affirmative Action Program objectives; a manager's role in the Affirmative Action Program and the processes available to meet affirmative action objectives.
Ability to: Effectively plan, organize, direct, and coordinate a major law enforcement program of statewide scope; analyze and evaluate complex administrative problems; organize and direct the work of others; analyze data; speak and write effectively; appear before the racing public and private groups to explain departmental objectives and programs and secure cooperation and assistance of such groups; establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with local, State and Federal law enforcement agencies; act independently with open-mindedness, flexibility and tact; analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action; effectively contribute to the Board's affirmative action objectives.
Willingness to work at irregular hours and to travel throughout the State; ability to furnish a surety bond; good moral character; tact; persistence; keenness of observation; good memory for names, faces, and incidents; and neat personal appearance.
Equivalent to graduation from college in public administration, business administration, law enforcement, or other related areas.