Job Openings Current Positions Available

Museum: Crocker Art Museum
Position: Special Events Manager (full time/non-exempt)

PRIMARY OBJECTIVE:

The Special Events Manager will oversee the strategic planning and execution of events and special experiences to raise funds, cultivate relationships and recognize donors and other constituents. This position works closely with Development staff, volunteers and external committee members to ensure that all membership, donor stewardship, and fundraising events are managed efficiently and effectively.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:

– Work closely with lead staff to coordinate logistics for Museum fundraising events including the Art Auction and Crocker Ball to ensure that each function is organized and managed to result in a positive experience for guests, sponsors, committee members, volunteers, and staff.
– Coordinate the Museum member and other major donor events to assure the quality and consistency of the functions, interfacing with vendors and volunteers, and providing expertise and guidance when necessary and/or requested.
– Review all event-related collateral materials for accuracy and work closely with Development staff on the timely distribution of invitations, emails, save the dates, confirmations, and other methods of communication.
– Schedule and set-up meetings relating to events including meetings with the Events Department, committees, and event debriefs.
– Submit complete and thorough logistics and debriefing evaluations of each event within 30 days following the event.
– Ensure all facility rental documentation/forms are submitted in the required timeframe to Museum Facility Use staff ensuring that the Museum’s master calendar has all Development events and locations scheduled for current and future years when dates are known.
– Assist the Director of Development in the management and coordination of all full committee meetings, including agenda development, supporting materials, communication with appropriate committee members to maintain effective event planning and organization and follow up on all action items resulting from meetings.
– Support lead staff in their management of subcommittee meetings including the pre-planning and follow up action items resulting from meetings.
– Coordinate with lead staff to ensure communication occurs in a timely manner with all donors regarding in-kind, auction and other donations and that all event donors are properly acknowledged for their gift(s) within two weeks following the event.
– Utilize Raiser’s Edge to ensure that all event ticket sales, guests, reservations, gifts, and other donor related transactions are processed in the database to ensure event revenue data is correctly tracked.
Follow all policies outlined in the Museum Policy and Procedures Manual.
Other duties as assigned.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
The physical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand and walk; sit for long periods of time; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 35 lbs.   

SPECIALIZED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS:
– Bachelor’s degree required.
– Minimum of three years of experience in event management or peer-to-peer fundraising program required.
– Outgoing, energetic, with strong written, verbal and problem-solving skills.
– Diplomatic, able to work well under pressure, and a team player.
– Organized, detail-oriented, able to prioritize and manage multiple projects simultaneously.
– Experience working with committees and volunteers.
– Experience supervising volunteers.
– Excellent written and oral communication skills.
– Word processing, spreadsheet and database system experience (preference to Blackbaud, Raiser’s Edge).
– Flexible scheduling to include some weekends and evenings.

The full-time, non-exempt Special Events Manager is now available. Please review the attached job description and if you or someone you know is interested, please email cover letter and resume to camajobs@crockerart.org

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Museum: Crocker Art Museum
Position: Art Impact Fellow, Block by Block
(Temporary/Part-time/Non-exempt (20 hours per week/over 11-12 months)

PRIMARY OBJECTIVE:
Block by Block is Crocker Art Museum’s major arts engagement initiative in the City of Sacramento and immediate surrounding areas.
 
The key role of the Art Impact Fellow is to embed him/herself in identified Promise Zone communities to build connections, partnerships, and new relationships that help foster and expand the arts as a way to bring people together and support livable communities, defined as places that feel safe, secure, and offers supportive experiences and activities for whole families. The Art Impact Fellow will work across multiple sectors (faith-based, cultural/arts, public housing, civic, youth development, environmental, etc.) to discover the various ways people practice and celebrate the arts.
Along with general support of Block by Block 2.0, the Art Impact Fellow will work with groups of youth (Street Teams) within Promise Zone neighborhoods to implement youth-curated art experiences, pop-up art activities, and art interventions beginning the summer of 2018. At the conclusion of the fellowship, the Art Impact Fellow will have developed experience in arts engagement; event design and promotion; community organizing; art education; team building and mentoring, and program evaluation.  

PROJECT GOALS:
– Break down barriers and strengthen connections between the Museum and its broader community by co-creating neighborhood-based arts experiences with artists, community organizations, individuals, and community leaders interested in using the arts to improve quality of life.
– Increase the Museum’s capacity to build a strong future for arts participation in Sacramento by engaging and building lasting relationships with non-traditional audiences.
– Raise the profile of community-based art-making practices and spotlight artists who work more on a grassroots basis or even possibly “underground”.
– Become recognized as an accessible community resource for all Sacramento neighborhoods.
– Create lasting impact within communities of promise that improves community connectivity, well-being, and arts engagement.
– Generate new pipelines for the next arts audiences, artists, donors, supporters, and leaders; and create new and innovative opportunities for arts exposure experiences.

RESPONSIBLITIES AND DUTIES:
– Collaborate and work with a variety of organizations to build connections with targeted, underserved, and ethnically diverse communities in Sacramento.
– Work with Community Engagement Coordinator to identify artists, community members, and organizations.
– Implement, promote, and develop opportunities for social practice art.
– Assist with planning and implementing outreach and art experiences, and participate in community events.
– Utilize community organizing skills to develop stronger relationships between artists, communities, and the Museum.
– Work with program evaluator to conduct ongoing evaluation of program efforts.
– Identify and meet with key individuals, artists, organizations, and cultural institutions to encourage participation in the Block by Block Initiative.
– Collaborate with multiple sectors (faith-based, cultural/arts, public housing, civic, youth development, environmental, etc.) to discover the various ways the community practices and celebrates the arts and to schedule community meetings and event attractions based on those findings. 
– Provide logistical support needed to produce and evaluate Block by Block activities related to the Promise Zones. 
– Travel to various locations within the Promise Zone communities for special events.
– Coordinate volunteers and provide guidance during the art interventions, happenings, pop-ups and related events.
– Assist with promotion within target communities through social media, outreach, and distribution of collateral materials.
– Perform other duties and services as necessary to accomplish the Museum’s goals.

SPECIALIZED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS:
– Bachelor’s degree in art history, history, studio art, arts administration, museum studies, community development, or related field; or a minimum of two years of experience in working in community settings, participating in or creating art (particularly social practice art), conducting art education experiences, working on art-related special projects or engagement initiatives.
– Knowledge of contemporary issues in the art/museums, art education, and/or community organizing.
– Effective verbal & written communication skills. Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred.
– Excellent interpersonal skills to foster relationships with a range of internal and external partners.
– Access to reliable transportation.
– Ability to handle confidential and sensitive information appropriately.
– Ability to work collectively, take initiative and delegate tasks in a fast pace environment.
– Proficiency with word processing and spreadsheet software.
– Ability to think “big picture” while also showing attention to detail while working under deadlines.
– Ability to follow through on both short-term initiatives and long-term strategic objectives.

This position will last from approximately October, 2018 to September, 2019. Please review the attached job description and if you or someone you know is interested, please email cover letter and resume to camajobs@crockerart.org as soon as possible.

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Museum: California State Railroad Museum Foundation
Position: Membership Coordinator (full time)

Position Summary:
Located in Old Sacramento, the California State Railroad Museum Foundation is a non-profit
organization, which supports the California State Railroad Museum and Railtown 1897 State Historic
Park. The Membership Department processes memberships, donations, and event ticket purchases and
provides related customer service to a large donor base. Under the general direction of the Membership
& Development Manager, the Membership Coordinator is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day
operation of the Membership Department. The duties consist primarily of supervising a staff of
Membership Assistants to ensure that contributions are processed efficiently and that excellent customer
service is provided at all times.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
– Providing excellent customer service by phone, written communication, and in person.
– Scheduling, training, and daily supervision of a staff of 3-6 Membership Assistants.
– Primary database administrator for our Raiser’s Edge database.
– Supervising the Passenger Station Depot Agent and Sales Assistant customer service position.
– Processing weekly inventory counts and merchandise restock for Station Store (a small retail
environment).
– Assisting the Membership & Development Manager with projects on an as-needed basis.
Assisting the Program Manager with projects including:
– Managing online ticketing database and monitoring sales operations.
– Providing event sales reports.
– Balancing weekly ridership and prepare reports.
– Balancing daily online and cash deposits.
– Managing necessary cash tills and petty cash funds.
Assisting the Development Director with projects including:
– Generation of reports.
– Providing customer service for high-level donors.
Assisting other departments with special events including:
– Member and donor appreciation
events, fundraising events, THE POLAR EXPRESS™ Train Ride, and additional events.
– Other duties as assigned.

Time Commitment:
– Full time; 1-2 weekend days required per week.
– Primary schedule is 8:30am-5:00pm with some evenings required for special events.

Qualifications:
– Two year degree or equivalent experience.
– Minimum two years experience in the non-profit or customer service fields.
– Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
– High-level computer literacy.
– Raiser’s Edge or similar database experience preferred.
– Strong supervisory skills and the ability to work with a diverse group of staff, volunteers, and
clients.

To Apply:
– Please email cover letter and resume to Jennifer Sengo at jsengo@csrmf.org by 9/5/2018.

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Museums: Wells Fargo History Museums (Downtown & Capitol Mall)
Position: Museum Assistant (part-time)

JOB DESCRIPTION

Wells Fargo Historical Services division is seeking a Part Time Museum Assistant for its History Museums in Sacramento. Candidates should have 6+ months of experience in one or a combination of the following: museum services, marketing, community relations or customer service. The Wells Fargo History Museums in Sacramento are located downtown at 400 Capitol Mall and at 2nd and J Streets in Old Sacramento.

The Museum Assistant will serve as an ambassador for Wells Fargo heritage and brand. This team member should be a self-starter and have an inviting and friendly approach greeting and educating our museum guests. They will assist with the day-to-day operation of the museums and must ensure quality, efficiency, and the highest professional standards and museum practices.

Additional Responsibilities Include:

– Greet visitors, provide information, and answer questions pertaining to Wells Fargo History including Gold Rush, stagecoach, and regional history
– Prepare and deliver education programs and tours to help visitors gain a better understanding and appreciation of Wells Fargo’s rich history
– Provide day-to-day operational support, including answering the phone, performing retail duties for small museum gift shop, clerical duties, and light housekeeping
– Old Sacramento museum is in a State Park. Period costumes are provided and worn when the team member works at this museum.
– Assist with special museum events as needed

The museums are open 7 days a week. Candidates should be prepared to work on weekends and holidays. The position will work an average of 25 hours per week and includes benefits.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS
6+ months of experience in one or a combination of the following: museum services, community relations, marketing, or customer service

OTHER DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS
– Daily interaction with the public in a service oriented position
– Experience presenting educational programs/teaching to a variety of audiences
– Experience with emerging technologies, including social media
– Experience with MS Office Suite, including Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint
– Exposure to and understanding of professional museum standards, ethics, and practices
– Experience working with children
– Retail experience

JOB EXPECTATIONS
Ability to lift 20+ pounds (Unique ID: JEO0000107)

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Museum: Sacramento Children’s Museum
Position: Weekend Customer Service Supervisor

Position Summary:
The Sacramento Children’s Museum seeks a Weekend Customer Service Supervisor to manage and monitor the day-to-day operations of the Museum and the staff.

The Supervisor is responsible for providing exceptional quality and efficient service to Museum visitors, as well as providing leadership for Museum staff and volunteers. This is a highly visible position with responsibilities that include maintaining high-quality customer service in support of the Museum’s mission, and ensuring safety for all staff and visitors. The Supervisor will facilitate visitors’ entry into the Museum, accurately and safely handle cash and ticket stock, as well as open and close the Museum in accordance with the Museum’s policies and procedures. The Supervisor also will be well versed to provide information on Museum memberships, birthday parties, programs, and events.

Essential Functions:
– Is responsible for supporting the Executive Director in day-to-day operations: admissions, staffing, maintenance of the Museum;
– Conduct regular communications with other members of the management team in regards to visitor experience standards, staffing, ordering supplies, and exhibit and Museum maintenance;
– Is responsible for constant monitoring of all areas of the Museum to ensure problems are fixed immediately and wear and tear is kept to a minimum;
– Maintain clean and orderly exhibition areas;
– Handle cash and admission ticket media in a safe and secure manner;
– Manage weekly deposits at bank;
– Warmly greet visitors and provide introductions to the Museum, give tours, and address visitor questions, concerns, or complaints;
– Ensure that the Museum’s rules and safety standards are followed by staff and customers;
– Ensure an understanding of emergency action plans;
– Consistently work in a positive and cooperative manner with all SCM staff;
– Respond promptly to Museum customer needs;
– Provide oversight for weekend parties and events as needed;
– Identify and monitor ongoing volunteer projects and communicate volunteer inquiries to the Volunteer Coordinator;
– Complete assignments in a timely manner and within Museum’s standards; and
– Perform other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:
– Minimum of 1 year management experience in a customer service-oriented position;
– Proven excellent customer service skills with minimum of 4 years’ experience in customer service function;
– Experience working for a non-profit is preferred;
– Experience working on a ticketing system strongly preferred, with experience using P.O.S. (Point of Sale) or cashier software;
– Experience scheduling staff;
– Requires cash-handling experience and exceptional mathematical skills;
– Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with public and coworkers;
– Bilingual skills preferred;
– Demonstrated experience working with children age 1-8 preferred;
– Proven ability to work independently;
– Must be able to lift 20 lbs.;
– GED or High School Diploma required. Some college courses preferred;
– Must be available to work some weekends;
– Requires considerable movement around the Museum to monitor activities;
– Experience recruiting, training, managing, and supporting employees; and
– Ability to build strong relationships with coworkers.

To apply, please forward your resume in a Microsoft Word or PDF attachment to info@sackids.org with “Weekend Customer Service Supervisor” in the subject line. Sacramento Children’s Museum is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Museum: Sacramento Children’s Museum
Position: Play Facilitator

Summary:
The Sacramento Children’s Museum seeks a Play Facilitator to play a key role in the Museum’s day-to-day operations.

Play Facilitators work primarily on the Museum floor in all exhibition galleries, interacting with children and adults as they play within the Museum. Additionally, Play Facilitators lead activities and programs while maintaining the highest standards of friendly, helpful, and responsive visitor service at all times.

A qualified candidate should be experienced, creative, and enthusiastic about working with young children and their families.

Essential Functions:

– Positively engage and interact with children through play throughout the Museum;
– Facilitate educational programming, which includes — but is not limited to — art, music, and science classes;
– Constantly circulate in assigned exhibit areas and respond promptly to visitor needs;
– Maintain Museum floor and exhibits;
– Assist visitors by providing pertinent information regarding Museum exhibits, programs, and services;
– Greet and welcome school groups;
– Perform Museum opening and/or closing procedures;
– Enforce Museum policies and safety rules in all exhibit areas;
– Communicate well with visitors. Remain polite, courteous and helpful;
– Be a strong team player with a proactive attitude;
– Consistently work in a positive and cooperative manner with all SCM staff;
– Complete assignments in a timely manner and within the Museum’s standards; and
– Perform other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

– Demonstrated experience working with children ages birth-8 in classrooms, museums, recreational settings, and/or afterschool programs;
– Currently enrolled in or has completed coursework in Early Childhood Education, Child Development, Teaching Credential, or equivalent preferred;
– Must be flexible with work schedule including weekends, holidays, and evenings;
– Expertise in art, music, and science education for early learners is highly desirable;
– Excellent communication skills and ability to interact positively with children, adults, and large groups from diverse backgrounds;
– Must have the ability to remain calm, be flexible, and foster positive social skills;
– Must be comfortable with being responsible for a broad variety of tasks;
– Bilingual skills preferred; and
– Must be able to lift 20 lbs.

To apply, please forward your resume and cover letter in a Microsoft Word or PDF attachment to education@sackids.org with “Play Facilitator” in the subject line.Sacramento Children’s Museum is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Museum: California State Library
Position: Document Preservation Technician

This is an open statewide examination for the California State Library. Applications for this examination will not be accepted on a promotional basis. Deadline has been extended to June 8, 2018.

POSITION DESCRIPTION
Under direction perform skilled document preservation work involving the preservation and conservation of historical documents; may act in a lead capacity and train assigned assistants in document preservation procedures; and do other related work.

EEO
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.

DRUG FREE STATEMENT
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.

WHO SHOULD APPLY
Applicants who meet the education and/or experience requirements for this examination by the final filing date.

FILING INSTRUCTIONS
Exam packages consisting of a Standard State Applications (STD. 678) marked “Document Preservation Technician” and Qualifications Assessment Exam must submitted by the June 8, 2018 using one of the two options below:

Postmarked by mail to:
California State Library
Human Resource Services Office
P.O. Box 942837
Sacramento, CA 94237-0001

OR

*In person by 5 p.m. to:
California State Library
Human Resource Services Office
900 “N” Street, 1st Floor Drop Box
Sacramento, CA 95814

*Exam Packages must be placed in the “Human Resources Services Office (HRSO) Drop Box” by 5 p.m. on the final filing date. Exam packages postmarked, personally delivered, or received via interoffice mail after the final filing date will not be accepted. Exam packages will not be accepted via email or fax.

Standard State Application (STD. 678) may be downloaded at the California Department of Human Resources’ JOBS website at www.jobs.ca.gov. Standard State Application must be complete, include “to” and “from” employment dates (month/day/year), time base, and official classification titles and description of duties for each position. Applications received without this information will be rejected. Resumes maybe included but will not take the place of the information to be provided on the Standard State Application.

DO NOT SUBMIT APPLICATIONS TO THE CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN RESOURCES.

ELIGIBLE LIST INFORMATION
An eligible list will be established for the California State Library. Possession of the entrance requirement does not assure a place on the eligible list. In order to obtain a position on the eligible list, a minimum rating of 70.00% must be attained. Names of successful competitors are placed onto an eligible list in order of final scores. Eligibility expires 12 months after it is established unless the needs of the service and conditions of the list warrant a change in this period.

REQUIREMENTS FOR ADMITTANCE TO THE EXAMINATION
NOTE: It is your responsibility to make sure you meet the experience requirements stated on this announcement on the date you submit your application.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
NOTE: All applications/resumes must include “to” and “from” dates (month/day/year), time base, civil service class titles, and college courses completed. Applications/resumes received without this information will be rejected.

Two years of varied experience in the care, preservation, handling, and conservation of historical documents and related materials.

EXAMINATION INFORMATION
Supplemental Application Weighted 100% – Interviews will not be held. The examination will consist of a Qualifications Assessment Exam weighted 100.00%. In order to obtain a position on the eligible list, applicants must achieve a minimum rating of 70.00%. The questionnaire is designed to elicit specific information regarding each candidate’s knowledge, skill, ability, education, experience and training relative to the classification. Responses to the questionnaire will be assessed based on a pre-determined rating criteria.

KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES
Knowledge of: Current methods, materials, and equipment used in document and book preservation and conservation. Skill in handling, preserving, and conserving historical documents and related materials.

Ability to: Read and write English at a level required for successful job performance; exercise initiative and judgment in formulating document preservation plans, methods, and techniques and carrying them out efficiently; perform maintenance and make minor adjustments and repairs on lab equipment; analyze situations accurately and take effective action; follow oral and written directions; keep records; write and speak effectively.

VETERANS’ PREFERENCE
Effective January 1, 2014, Veterans’ Preference will be awarded to qualifying Veterans who are successful in the examination in the form of Rank placement rather than points. All individuals awarded Veterans’ Preference will be certified in Rank 1 of the eligibility list, regardless of score. All Open Exams/Eligible lists will award Veterans’ Preference, regardless of the classification. VETERANS WHO HAVE ACHIEVED PERMANENT CIVIL SERVICE STATUS OR WHO HAVE BEEN DISHONORABLY DISCHARGED OR RELEASED ARE NOT ELIGIBLE TO RECEIVE VETERANS CREDITS.

CAREER CREDITS
Career Credits do not apply and will not be added to the final score of this examination.

CONTACT INFORMATION
California State Library, Human Resource Services Office, Angela Duprey Phone: 916.651.0337

CLASSIFICATION SPECIFICATIONS
Please click on the link below to review the official California Department of Human Resources class specification: http://www.calhr.ca.gov/state-hr-professionals/Pages/job-descriptions.aspx.

GENERAL INFORMATION
If you meet the requirements stated on this examination bulletin, you may take this examination, which is competitive. Possession of the entrance requirements does not assure a place on the eligible list. Your performance in the examination described on this bulletin will be rated against a predetermined job-related rating, and all candidates who pass will be ranked according to their scores.

The California State Library reserves the right to revise the examination plan to better meet the needs of the service, should the circumstances under which this examination was planned change. Such revision will be in accordance with civil service laws and rules, and all competitors will be notified.

Candidates needing special testing arrangements due to a disability must mark the appropriate box on the application and contact the testing department.

Hiring Interview Scope: In a hiring interview, in addition to the scope described in this bulletin, the panel will consider education, experience, personal development, personal traits, and fitness. In appraising experience, more weight may be given to the breadth and recency of pertinent experience, and evidence of the candidate’s ability to accept and fulfill increasing responsibilities than to the length of his/her experience. Evaluation of a candidate’s personal development will include consideration of his/her recognition of his/her own training needs; his/her plans for self-development; and the progress he/she has made in his/her efforts toward self-development.

For more information, you may refer to the classification specification http://www.calhr.ca.gov/state-hr-professionals/Pages/job-descriptions.aspx.

General Qualifications: Candidates must possess essential personal qualifications including integrity, initiative, dependability, good judgment, the ability to work cooperatively with others, and a state of health consistent with the ability to perform the assigned duties of the class. A medical examination may be required. In open examinations, investigation may be made of employment records and personal history, and fingerprinting may be required.

Eligible Lists: Eligible lists established by competitive examination, regardless of date, must be used in the following order: 1) sub-divisional promotional, 2) departmental promotional,
3) multi-departmental promotional, 4) service-wide promotional, 5) departmental open, and
6) open. When there are two lists of the same kind, the older must be used first. Eligible lists will expire in one to four years unless otherwise stated on the bulletin.

Veterans’ Preference: Effective January 1, 2014, in accordance with Government Codes 18973.1 and 18973.5, Veterans’ Preference will be awarded as follows: 1) Any veteran, widow or widower of a veteran, or spouse of a 100 percent disabled veteran, who achieves a passing score in an entrance examination, shall be ranked in the top rank of the resulting eligibility list. Any veteran who has been dishonorably discharged or released is not eligible for Veterans’ Preference. 2) An entrance examination is defined, under the law, as any open competitive examination. And 3) Veterans’ Preference is not granted once a person achieves permanent civil service status.

Veteran status is verified by the California Department of Human Resources (CalHR). Directions to apply for Veterans’ Preference are on the Veterans’ Preference Application (Std. Form 1093), which is available at http://jobs.ca.gov/Job/VeteransInformation, and the Department of Veterans Affairs.

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TAKING THE EXAM
After clicking the link below, you will be directed to the Qualifications Assessment Exam. Please follow the directions for completion and submission of your exam.

Qualifications Assessment Exam and instructions.