Accountant 1 (Specialist)

November 9, 2023
Sacramento, CA
Job Type


Job Description and Duties

You can be part of the support team for these Corpsmembers as they maintain trails, retrofit buildings to save energy, and fight fires. The Accountant 1 will perform the duties of the Cashiering Desk. Specific duties are outlined in the attached Duty Statement and include:

  • Preparing the bank deposit
  • Recording the bank deposit in the Financial Information System for California (FI$Cal)
  • Working with Accounts Receivable (AR) staff to ensure revenue is recorded accurately
  • Assisting Accounts Payable (AP) staff by creating vouchers in FI$Cal

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You will find additional information about the job in the Duty Statement .

Working Conditions

This position reports to CCC Headquarters located at 1719 24th Street, Sacramento, CA 95816. A hybrid telework option is available.

Minimum Requirements

You will find the Minimum Requirements in the Class Specification.


Additional Documents

  • Job Application Package Checklist
  • Duty Statement

Position Details

Job Code #:


Position #(s):


Working Title:

Accountant 1 (Specialist)


$3,600.00 - $4,506.00 A

# of Positions:


Work Location:

Sacramento County


In Office

Job Type:

Permanent, Full Time

Department Information

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  • Do you want to directly improve the lives of citizens in the State of Calfornia through the implementation of vital environmental restoration projects?

Then the California Conservation Corps (CCC) has the job for you!

The CCC is a dynamic organization committed to developing young adults by challenging them to complete a year of public service and conservation-related work. Employees of the CCC are leaders who inspire, educate and challenge young people to further their educational and professional goals.

If you are looking to work for a state department that demands excellence, inspires staff to do their best and protects and enhances the state's environment, we invite you to apply for a position with the California Conservation Corps, the finest youth Environmental Restoration, Education, Workforce Development program in the world.

Department Website:

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: 11/21/2023
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.

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:

CA Conservation Corps

Attn: Hiring Desk

1719 24th Street

Sacramento , CA 95816

Address for Drop-Off Application Packages

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

CA Conservation Corps

Hiring Desk

1719 24th Street

Sacramento , CA 95816

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 optional. It may be included, but is not required.

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.

Desirable Qualifications

In addition to evaluating each candidate's relative ability, as demonstrated by quality and breadth of experience, the following factors will provide the basis for competitively evaluating each candidate:

  • Knowledge of basic principles and practices of financial record keeping
  • Ability to apply rules and regulations to specific cases
  • Ability to work in a team environment or independently
  • Excellent attendance, dependable and reliable
  • Strong time management and organizational skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work with staff at all levels internally and externally
  • Ability to be flexible to shift priorities and workloads to meet deadlines
  • Computer literacy (Microsoft Office Suite, Peoplesoft, Salesforce)


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

Contact Information

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

Department Website:

Human Resources Contact:
Hiring Desk
(916) 341-3221

Hiring Unit Contact:
Len Tran
(916) 341-3172 ext:

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:
Karen Chesmore
(916) 341-3196

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.

Eligibility Information

In order 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 Accountant 1 (Specialist) . 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.

Training & Development (T&D) Assignment - State employees in a permanent appointment, and no longer on probation, may be considered for a T&D assignment.

Non-Electronic Submissions

If applying by postal mail or in-person drop off, please indicate RPA #23-0074 / JC 397060 in the job title section of your State application

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.

Closing Date/Time: 11/21/2023

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