Auditor I

Business Name: 
Department of Health Care Services
Government/Public Administration
Type of Position: 
Full-Time Job
Grade Level: 
San Francisco, CA
Days/Hours per Week: 
40 hrs/Week
Pay Range: 
$3,512.00 - $4,620.00 per Month

State of California employment offers you many benefits, please review link below for details:

Duration of Position: 


Position Description: 

Job Code #: JC-162573 

Position #(s): 806-102-4175-XXX

Working Title: Auditor I 

Classification: AUDITOR I 

$3,512.00 - $4,620.00 

Will Consider: 


$4,344.00 - $5,711.00 


$5,223.00 - $6,868.00 

# of Positions: Multiple 

Work Location: San Francisco County 

Job Type: Permanent, Full Time 

Position Responsibilities: 

Assists in the more difficult field audits of accounts and records of individuals, business organizations, or State agencies, or other governmental jurisdictions subject to State taxation or regulations; may be assigned responsibility for particular sections or phases of an audit; independently makes less difficult audits where the scope of the audit is restricted by small size of the entity audited, less complex accounting systems, and the limited number of problems encountered in the application of the law; prepares audit reports and supporting schedules. In the office, audits less complicated tax returns and financial statements for completeness, accuracy, and proper application of the law; corresponds with taxpayers to request additional information and answers taxpayers' questions; prepares working schedules to show changes in tax liability; makes recommendations for proposed additional assessments.

Required Qualifications: 


Equivalent to graduation from college, with specialization in accounting. (Registration as a senior student in a recognized institution will admit applicants to the examination, but they must produce evidence of successful completion of the curriculum and the prescribed courses before they may be considered eligible for appointment.) 


Completion of a prescribed professional accounting curriculum given by a residence or correspondence school of accountancy including courses in elementary and advanced accounting, auditing, cost accounting, and business law.


Completion of the equivalent of 19 semester hours of course work, 16 hours of which shall be professional accounting courses given by a collegiate-grade residence institution including courses in elementary and advanced accounting, auditing and cost accounting; and three semester hours of business law. (Persons who will complete course work requirements outlined under II and III above during the current quarter or semester will be admitted to the examination, but they must produce evidence of successful completion of the curriculum and the prescribed courses before they may be considered eligible for appointment.)


Knowledge of: General accounting and auditing principles and procedure; business law.

Ability to: Apply general accounting and auditing principles and procedures; conduct the less difficult audits or financial examinations of accounts and records; meet with and obtain the cooperation of individuals, or representatives of organizations, subject to tax or regulation; create good will and maintain it in the initiation and completion of an audit and the disclosure of findings critical in nature or indicating additional tax liability; analyze data and draw sound conclusions; analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action' prepare clear, complete, and concise reports; speak and write effectively.

Ability to qualify for a fidelity bond; willingness to travel and work away from headquarters office.

Preferred 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: 

This position requires the incumbent maintain consistent and regular attendance; communicate effectively (orally and in writing if both appropriate) in dealing with the public and/or other employees; develop and maintain knowledge and skill related to specific tasks, methodologies, materials, tools and equipment; complete assignments in a timely and efficient manner; and, adhere to departmental policies and procedures regarding attendance, leave, and conduct.

How to Apply: 

Electronic (Using your CalCareer Account)

Link to the job posting:

By Mail


Application Instructions

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 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:

Department of Health Care Services 

Attn: Certification Technician 

M.S. 1300 

P.O. Box 997411 

Sacramento, CA 95899-7411 

Address for Drop-Off Application Packages

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

1501 Capitol Avenue, Suite 71.1501 

Sacramento, CA 95814 

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 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. 

Application Deadline: 
Open until filled