California Department of Fish and Wildlife
11.21+ per hour DOE
The Department of Fish and Game is seeking a dynamic, customer focused professional for an opening for Office Specialist 2 in our Fisheries Bureau at our Headquarters in Boise.
This announcement will be used to fill the current opening at the Department of Fish and Game in Boise only. If you have previously applied for Office Specialist 2 and are interested in the current opening, you will need to apply to this announcement.
This position may be filled from an open competitive, department promotional or statewide promotional hiring list.
Temporary appointments from this announcement, serving at least one thousand forty (1,040) hours of continuous service, may be hired as an entrance probationary employee without further examination for the same classification and location as announced.
Reviewing and coordinating technical records such as various permit applications.
Technical report formatting.
Serving as support staff for various projects and tasks.
Producing documents, letters, and reports using word processing software and equipment.
Ensuring accuracy and compliance with rules, regulations, and/or policies, identifying and correcting errors.
Creating and maintaining files.
Greeting or screening visitors and callers.
Providing information, and explaining department policies, services, and procedures to others.
Good knowledge of rules of effective business English usage, spelling, punctuation, and grammar.
Experience using alphabetical, numerical, or subject filing systems to include determining file names, setting up new files, classifying, labeling, filing, and retrieving.
Experience reviewing documents for compliance with established procedures.
Experience using a computer to enter and retrieve information.
Experience answering a business telephone using knowledge of business telephone procedures and etiquette.
The ideal candidate will have a strong interest in serving the mission of the Department of Fish and Game, and will have knowledge and an appreciation for hunting, fishing and trapping activities. Additional consideration may be given at the time of interview to candidates who have some knowledge or experience in hunting, fishing and trapping. Please describe your knowledge or experience within the resume section of your application.
Part 1 - Minimum Qualifications (Pass/Fail). Part 2 - Multiple-Choice Written Exam (100%).
If you meet the minimum qualifications as shown in Part 1, you will receive a Pass score and can then take Part 2 (the online written examination). You must receive a Pass on Part 1 and a minimum score of 60 on Part 2 in order to be put on the register for these positions. Both Part 1 and Part 2 must be completed by the closing date of this announcement. Notification of your test results will be available online once you have completed each part of the exam.
To preview the minimum qualifications screening exam (Part 1), click on the Preview Exam link below (you will not be able to answer the questions from this screen). If you wish to proceed, click on any Apply Online button and follow the instructions provided.
The multiple-choice written examination (Part 2) for this position can only be taken once every three months. Once you apply and take the exam, you can reapply when your score expires. At that time you will need to retake the written examination.
This is a timed exam. You will have 60 minutes to complete this exam. It is recommended that you do not start this exam if there is a chance you will be interrupted. Once you hit the start exam button, your time will continue to count down until your 60 minutes is up. If you do not complete the exam within the 60 minutes, you will have to wait until your three months is up before you can take the exam again.
View Sample Written Exam Questions
How to Apply:
Click on any Apply Online
button and follow the instructions provided to complete the Application Checklist, the minimum qualifications screening exam (Part 1), and the online multiple-choice written exam (Part 2) for this position.
When completing your online application information, please select:
Department of Fish and Game
under Job Type/Shift
When completing or updating your online application information, please complete all items in the Application Checklist (this includes: Personal Information, Education, Work History, Cities, Agencies, and Job type.) Without this information the hiring agency may not be able to contact you for an interview.
If your name has been certified to a hiring list for possible consideration, you will see it listed under the Hiring Lists section of your online application. Supervisors review application materials prior to scheduling interviews. Those applicants who will be offered an interview may receive a phone call, letter or email to schedule a time. Having your name certified to a hiring list is not a guarantee that you will be contacted for an interview, it simply means you are one of the candidates being considered.
Thank you for your applying with Department of Fish and Game!
Some jobs may entail working overtime. It is the Department's
policy to provide compensatory time off instead of cash for any overtime worked.
Hiring is done without regard to race,
color, religion, national origin, sex, age or disability. In addition,
preference may be given to veterans who qualify under state and federal laws and
regulations. If you need special accommodations to satisfy testing requirements,
please contact the Division of Human Resources.
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The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (formerly "Department of Fish and Game") maintains native fish, wildlife, plant species and natural communities for their intrinsic and ecological value and their benefits to people. This includes habitat protection and maintenance in a sufficient amount and quality to ensure the survival of all species and natural communities. The department is also responsible for the diversified use of fish and wildlife including recreational, commercial, scientific and educational uses.