California Public Utilities Commission

APPLICATION LINK: https://www.calcareers.ca.gov/CalHrPublic/Jobs/JobPosting.aspx?JobControlId=320426




JC-320426 – SOC Training Coordinator

$7,240.00 – $9,006.00 per Month

Final Filing Date: 9/3/2022


Job Description and Duties

Are you looking for an exciting and fast-paced career? Join the California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES) and be part of an organization that serves as a leader in emergency management and homeland security through dedicated service to all. We are looking for enthusiastic and motivated individuals to join our team. If you are interested in a challenging opportunity in a high-energy, team-oriented environment, you are encouraged to apply.

Under the direction of the Program Manager II for Response Systems Integration, the Emergency Management Coordinator/Instructor II (EMC/Instructor II) has lead responsibility for implementing, planning, and conducting no notice, all-hazards exercises for the SOC in accordance with national standards – the Homeland Security Exercise and Evaluation Program (HSEEP).  The EMC/Instructor II may be a course manager/instructor for Cal EOC and Next Generation SCOUT, and instruct response-oriented classes or other courses as directed.  The EMC/Instructor II may oversee the project /work activities, co-workers, and contractors performing exercise planning functions or instructional duties.

Under the primary direction of the Program Manager II, the Emergency Management Coordinator/Instructor II may have responsibility for facilitating training and instruction on the state’s primary emergency response digital toolsets, including (but not limited to) Next Generation Situation Awareness and Collaboration Tool (NG SCOUT), Cal EOC, and ArcGIS Online.  Responsibilities include providing a lead role for training and certifying system superusers, facilitating the day-to-day operation of the SOC, the management of response-oriented technologies, and serving as the Response Leaderships’ digital liaison to the SOC during emergency activations.  To ensure the successful integration of digital systems, the EMC/Instructor II serve as a liaison to the public-private sector, non-governmental agencies, special districts, local, state, federal, and foreign government agencies.  The EMC/Instructor II may be tasked with providing policy analysis and development of standard operating procedures as they relate to the Cal OES’ digital systems of records.
You will find additional information about the job in the Duty Statement.



Minimum Requirements

You will find the Minimum Requirements in the Class Specification.


Additional Documents


Position Details

Job Code #: JC-320426
Position #(s): 163-317-2881-003
Working Title: SOC Training Coordinator

# of Positions: 1
Work Location: Sacramento County
Job Type: Permanent, Full Time


Department Information

The California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES) is an emergency response, homeland security, and disaster recovery agency and as a result, is a dynamic and exciting place to work in a team-oriented environment. Cal OES provides training to enhance the understanding of emergency and incident management to all employees.

Headquarter Response Operations manages the systems, alerts, training, products, documentation and support for the state operation center. Our goal is to ensure response teams and liaisons are equipped with the right tools to successfully support disaster response coordination across the regions and state.


Response Systems Integration (RSI) Mission:

Management and support of all aspects of training and system development for the Situation Awareness and Collaboration Tool (SCOUT) Program, the State Operations Center (SOC) response information systems (Cal EOC) Program, and the Alert and Warning Program.


In the event of an emergency, employees may be contacted and requested to report to work in the event of an emergency. This contact may be outside of your normal working hours (evenings/nights, weekends, and holidays). This service may require irregular work hours, work locations other than the official duty location, and may include duties other than those specified in your official position description. Travel requirements in support of emergency operations may be extensive in nature (weeks to months), with little advance notice, and you may be required to relocate to emergency sites.

Department Website: http://www.caloes.ca.gov


Special Requirements

  • The position(s) require(s) a valid California Drivers License (CDL). You must answer the questions addressing your CDL on your application. Ensure you provide your CDL number, class, expiration date, and any endorsements and/or restrictions.

This classification is required to have a valid California Driver’s License and participate in the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) Employer Pull Notice Program.



This position is designated under the Conflict of Interest Code. The position is responsible for making or participating in the making of governmental decisions that may potentially have a material effect on personal financial interests. The appointee is required to complete Form 700 within 30 days of appointment. Failure to comply with the Conflict of Interest Code requirements may void the appointment.

How to apply:  To have your application considered for this job opportunity, please indicate the JC #320426 and Position #163-317-2881-003 in the “EXAMINATION(S) OR JOB TITLE(S) FOR WHICH YOU ARE APPLYING” section on the State Application, STD. 678. Please identify how you are eligible (list, transfer, reinstatement, training and development, etc.).

You must list your most current employment history first in the “EMPLOYMENT HISTORY” section on the State Application providing the “From” and “To” dates with the month, day and year, the “Hours Per Week” that you worked and the Total Worked (Years/Months).  You must complete the “DUTIES PERFORMED” on the State Application (do not note “see attached resume” in this section).


Candidates must follow instructions outlined in the job posting to be considered. 

Please note, applications received via fax or e-mail will NOT be accepted. If you would like confirmation of receipt please send certified mail. 


All hires may be subject to a criminal background check.

**We encourage applicants to apply electronically.**


Per California Code of Regulations § 249.3 – This Recruitment may be utilized for a candidate pool to be established for any subsequent vacancies within the Response Operations Branch in the next 180 calendar days.


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: 9/3/2022


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. Individuals who are eligible for a Training and Development assignment may also be considered for this position(s).

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 http://www.CalCareers.ca.gov. 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:

California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services
Attn: CHR Unit
Human Resources Recruitment
10370 Peter A McCuen Boulevard
Mather, CA 95655


Address for Drop-Off Application Packages

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

California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services
CHR Unit
Human Resources Recruitment
10370 Peter A McCuen Boulevard
Mather, CA 95655
Drop off at Security Desk
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 http://www.CalCareers.ca.gov. 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 required and must be included.

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:

  • Demonstrated, strong written communication skills
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in emergency management
  • Working knowledge of mapping programs such as ArcGIS and/or other ESRI products
  • Training and education principles and methods as applied to emergency management training
  • Analytical skills, communication and writing skills and training/presentation skills
  • Experience organizing, developing, planning, executing and evaluating exercises.
  • Experience teaching Non-governmental Organization (NGO’s), private industry, local, state and federal government.
  • Lead instructor experience; instructor management, logistics, setting up a classroom, developed curriculum, creating teaching products, planning, coordinating class registration and preparing a class budget
    Work well as member of a small team
  • Able to work with minimal supervision given clear direction
  • Ability to manage several projects simultaneously
  • Ability to prioritize workload to meet deadlines
  • Ability to easily work with local to executive level government representatives



Cal OES offers FREE PARKING and is conveniently located off of the Highway 50 Corridor and near many local eateries, financial institutions, and Mather Sports Facility Complex.

To learn more about the comprehensive benefit package, please visit:

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Contact Information

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

Department Website: http://www.caloes.ca.gov

Human Resources Contact:
CHR Unit
(916) 845-8321
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:
EEO Officer
(916) 845-8527
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.


Additional Information


To obtain list eligibility please click on the link below for the Emergency Management Coordinator/ Instructor II, Office of Emergency Services examination bulletin:



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.



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To apply for this job please visit www.calcareers.ca.gov.