Information technology specialist Job at California Victim Compensation Board, California

  • California Victim Compensation Board
  • California

Job Description

Are you an experienced Information Technology professional as a Programmer? Are you looking to be part of a dynamic Application Development team? Then CalVCB has an excellent opportunity for you.

The Information Technology Specialist I (ITS I) will serve as a technical specialist on CalVCB application development projects and efforts. This position will primarily function within the Software Engineering domain.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Experience in performing application design, contributing to detailed system design, logical data model, and interface design.
  • Experience in developing technical documentation using code commenting, diagramming, and technical writing as required.
  • Experience in writing code using industry standard languages such as .NET framework, HTML, JavaScript, VB .Net, C# .Net, T-SQL, XML and Microsoft development tools (Visual Studio, Team Foundation server, Azure Dev-Ops, and SQL Server Management Studio).

This position provides hybrid telework opportunities, with employees required to work in-person at least two days per week.

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 and once per year. Failure to comply with the Conflict of Interest Code requirements may void the appointment.

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

  • Job Application Package Checklist
  • Duty Statement

Position Details

Job Code #:


Position #(s):


Working Title:

Programmer Analyst



$6,139.00 - $8,228.00 A

$6,751.00 - $9,048.00 B

$7,413.00 - $9,932.00 C

# of Positions:


Work Location:

Sacramento County



Job Type:

Permanent, Full Time

Work Shift:

8AM to 5PM

Work Week:

Monday - Friday

Department Information

The California Victim Compensation Board (CalVCB) is a state program dedicated to provide financial assistance to victims of crime and help them restore their lives. At CalVCB, we work to reduce the impact of crime of victims’ lives. We reimburse crime-related expenses, connect victims with services and support, and do all we can to inform and empower victims.

The CalVCB is a special funded department under the direction of the Government Operations Agency. If your goal is to make a difference in a small, compassionate agency, this is the job for you. We value diversity and inclusion, facilitate, and support employee recognition, and actively promote career development. If you are interested in becoming part of a diverse workforce where you have a sense of accomplishment and purpose, CalVCB invites you to apply for this employment opportunity.

Our Mission:
CalVCB is a trusted partner in providing restorative financial assistance to victims of crime.

Our Vision:
CalVCB helps victims of crime restore their lives.

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Statement:
CalVCB is committed to recruiting and retaining a talented and skilled workforce that reflects the diversity of California, and to creating a work environment in which all employees are valued, included, and empowered.


Department Website:

Special Requirements

A completed and detailed State application must be received in the Human Resources Unit or postmarked by the final filing date and include the following:

  • On the Examination/Employment Application (STD. 678) enter the Job Control Number and Position Title in the “Examination(s) or Job Title(s) For Which You Are Applying” Section.
  • If you are applying using list eligibility please ensure you have taken the exam or have verified your past exam is still active.
  • Cover Letters, Resumes, Statement of Qualifications, etc. DO NOT replace the required Examination/Employment Application STD. 678.
  • For experience/education to qualify during the application screening process, and to ensure that minimum qualifications can be determined, applicants MUST include all employment history on the Employment Application (STD 678), including detailed job descriptions/duties, hours worked per week, and start/end dates (MM/DD/YYYY). Application packages without this information may be disqualified and/or will experience delayed processing times and your eligibility for this position may be impacted.
  • Do not include your Social Security Number, method of eligibility, or LEAP information in your application package.
  • If you are using education to meet the minimum qualifications, please include a copy of your unofficial transcripts for verification. Foreign transcripts must be accompanied by an academic credential evaluation. Please utilize the following link to view approved agencies: Foreign Transcript Evaluation (CL-635) (

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: 6/22/2024

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 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 Victim Compensation Board

Attn: RPA 24-063 - Bridget Campbell

PO Box 48

Sacramento, CA 95812-0048

Address for Drop-Off Application Packages

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

California Victim Compensation Board

RPA 24-063- Bridget Campbell / JC 436655

400 R Street

Sacramento, CA 95811

08:00 AM - 04:00 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 required and must be included.
  • Statement of Qualifications -

    A Statement of Qualifications (SOQ) is required at the time of your application submittal. Please see the “Statement of Qualifications” section of this job advertisement for detailed instructions for the SOQ submission.

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:

  • Experience writing code using industry standard languages such as .NET framework, HTML, JavaScript, VB .Net, C# .Net, T-SQL, XML and Microsoft development tools (Visual Studio, Team Foundation server, Azure Dev-Ops, and SQL Server Management Studio).
  • Industry best practices and standards, such as IEEE, for developing and maintaining applications for networked PCs, internet/intranet, cloud based systems, web services, and local database servers.
  • Development of functional requirements using system development life cycle (SDLC) best practices.
  • Experience with data migration using SSIS or SQL Scripts.
  • Apply concepts such as portability, scalability and sustainability in designing and implementing complex information technology systems.


CalVCB employees are eligible for a number of benefits. Health benefits and leave programs are available for most permanent, full-time employees and some permanent, part-time employees. Benefit eligibility may depend on the length of service and may be subject to collective bargaining agreements, which are contracts negotiated between the State of California and employee organizations that define employees' wages, hours, and conditions of employment.

Some added benefits CalVCB offers include:

  • Telework
  • Flexible Work Hours
  • Generous healthcare benefits - Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Paid Leave
  • 11 Paid Holidays
  • Retirement and Savings Plans
  • Group Legal Services
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Ongoing training and development
  • Short-Term Disability Program
  • Convenient transportation options, including light-rail and pre-tax parking
  • Nearby restaurants

For more details about employee benefits, visit the California Department of Human Resources website

Contact Information

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

Department Website:

Human Resources Contact:
Bridget Campbell
(916) 491-3513

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) 491-3599

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.


CalVCB is located at 400 R Street in downtown Sacramento, blocks from the light rail and public transportation and within walking distance to restaurants, Sacramento River levee bike trail, the State Capitol, farmer’s markets and the Golden 1 Arena. Our building has easy access to I-5, Highway 50 and Highway 80.

Statement of Qualifications

The Statement of Qualifications (SOQ) is a narrative discussion regarding how the applicant’s education, training, experience, and skills meet the criteria outlined below. In addition, the SOQ serves as documentation of each applicant’s ability to present information clearly and concisely in writing. Please address how you possess each SOQ criteria, numerically in the same order outlined below, using specific examples of your education, training, and experience.

The SOQ must be typed, single spaced, no smaller than a 12-point font, and no more than one (1) page in length. You must provide direct responses to each of the numbered items listed below.

Applications received without an SOQ, those that do not follow the instructions in this section, or answer the specific SOQ criteria below will not be considered. Cover letters and resumes do not take the place of SOQ. The SOQ must be submitted along with the STD 678.

1. Describe your experience in developing a web application using Microsoft .Net technologies. Include an important feature that you have designed and/or developed and one of the major challenges you encountered and how you overcame it.

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.

Job Tags

Holiday work, Permanent employment, Full time, Temporary work, Part time, Local area, Remote job, Flexible hours, Shift work, 2 days per week, Monday to Friday,

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