Electronic (Using your CalCareer Account)
Under the general supervision of the General Counsel and direct
supervision of the Regional Director, the incumbent acts as the
investigating and prosecuting attorney in the difficult legal
matters involving complex, difficult, and sensitive unfair labor
practices of the Agricultural Labor Relations Act. In a highly
independent manner, with interim work product subject to
supervisory review, performs duties that include, but are not
You will find additional information about the job in the
Duty Statement .
You will find the Minimum Requirements in the Class Specification.
- GRADUATE LEGAL ASSISTANT
The ALRBexercises jurisdiction over approximately 800,000
farmworkers and employers, providing collective bargaining rights
to farmworkers that were specifically exempted from the coverage of
the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) in 1935.The California
Agricultural Labor Relations Board was created in 1975 to ensure
peace in the fields of California by guaranteeing justice for all
agricultural workers and stability in agricultural labor relations.
Headquartered in downtown Sacramento with regional offices
throughout the state, ALRB employees are committed to, and guided
by, the principles of the Agricultural Labor Relations Act, to
encourage and protect the rights of agricultural employees to full
freedom of association, self-organization and to be free from
interference, restraint, or coercion (Labor Code 1140.2).
If you thrive in a challenging, highly rewarding and
team-oriented environment, and share a passion for our mission,
values and commitment to our stakeholder community, this might be
the career opportunity you have been seeking.
- The position(s) require(s) a Bar License. You will be required
to provide a copy of your license prior to being hired.
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: Until Filled
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 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
Agricultural Labor Relations Board Attn: JC #247292 1325 J Street,
Suite 1900 Sacramento , CA 95814
Address for Drop-Off Application Packages
You may drop off your application and any applicable or required
Agricultural Labor Relations Board JC #247292 1325 J Street Ste.
1900 Sacramento , CA 95814 08:00 AM
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
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 optional. It may be included, but is not
- Other - Cover Letter addressing your qualifications and why you
are interested in the position is 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.
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
Bilingual in Spanish and English.
Experience working with low-wage immigrant populations.
Familiarity with issues faced by farmworkers and the
- Knowledge of scope and character of California statutory law
and of the provisions of the California Constitutionand provisions
of laws and Government Code sections administered or enforced.
- Knowledge of principles of administrative and constitutional
law; trial and hearing procedures; and rules of evidence; court
- Knowledge of administrative law and the conduct of proceedings
before administrative bodies; legal terms and forms in common use;
statutory and case law literature and authorities.
- Knowledge of legal research methods and performing research;
legal principles and their application.
- Ability to analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective
course of action; prepare and present statements of fact, law, and
argument clearly and logically in written and oral form.
- Ability to draft opinions, pleadings, rulings, regulations, and
legislation;negotiate effectively and conduct crucial
- Ability to prepare correspondence involving the explanation of
legal matters; r esearch; analyze, appraise, and apply legal
principles, facts, and precedents to legal problems;work
cooperatively with a variety of individuals, organizations and
maintain the confidence and respect of others.
- Ability to work efficientlyunder pressure.
In addition to competitive public employee wages and a
comprehensive benefits package, our employees enjoy meaningful and
interesting work that supports access to programs and services that
serve older adults, adults with disabilities, family caregivers,
and residents in long-term care facilities throughout
General State Employment Benefits and Protections
Click here to view more information about the outstanding benefits
offered to State employees.
The Human Resources Contact is available to answer questions
regarding the position or application process.
Department Website: http://www.alrb.ca.gov
Human Resources Contact:
Human Resources Office
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.
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.
Personal Leave Program 2020
Effective July 1, 2020, in response to the economic crisis
caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, the Personal Leave Program 2020
(PLP 2020) was implemented. PLP 2020 requires that each full-time
employee receive a 9.23 percent reduction in pay in exchange for 16
hours PLP 2020 leave credits monthly through June 2022. Salaries
listed on the advertisement do not reflect this pay reduction.
All methods of appointments may be considered.LEAP
candidates are encouraged to apply.
An exam is required to obtain list eligibility for this vacancy .
Read the exam bulletin carefully for more detailed information.
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