Position is open until filled
Salary: $59,051.20 - $71,801.60 /yr.
Job Type: Full-Time
Job Status: Permanent
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Under general supervision, performs responsible administrative, organizational, systems, budgetary, statistical and other analyses and staff support related to a department, division, or specified program within a department, performs paraprofessional development, implementation and administration of department/program policy and procedure; and may provide day-to-day and project supervision to administrative support staff as assigned.
This is the fully-competent level in the department analyst series, responsible for difficult analytical work in varied department and program support areas. Projects may include statistical analyses, operations support, policy, procedure and budget development, or other areas specific to the assigned department. Incumbents may provide day-to-day and project supervision to administrative support staff, and may have specific program responsibility. Incumbents are expected to exercise independent judgment in selecting study approach and analytical techniques, and in making sound recommendations. This class is distinguished from lower level administrative support positions in that the latter performs analysis and policy development, which substantially impact department or program operations.
- Analyzes alternatives and makes recommendations regarding such matters as the assigned departments organizational structural, budget development and administration, staffing, facilities, equipment, cost analysis, productivity, policy or procedure, etc.
- Assists in the development and implementation of department or division goals and objectives;
- Assists in developing and administering specified portions of the department’s annual budget, including gathering information and monitoring expenditures;
- Provides direction and supervision to administrative support staff on a project and/or day-to-day basis;
- Confers with representatives of other governmental agencies, business, professional and citizen’s groups, vendors and the public;
- Provides liaison and staff support to a variety of committees and commissions;
- Reviews, develops and administers grants; performs analyses to ensure compliance with grant requirements; prepares required reports for federal, state, county, department or other grant agencies;
- Plans and organizes administrative studies relating to the activities or operations of the department or program to which assigned;
- Determines analytical techniques and information gathering processes and obtains required information and data for analysis;
- Conducts a variety of special projects and studies related to the functions of the department or program to which assigned;
- Discusses findings with management staff and prepares reports of study conclusions; makes recommendations based on study results;
- Provides technical assistance to others on administrative and analytical matters;
- Prepares technical reports, correspondence and other written materials;
- May participate in hiring of support staff; trains staff in department policies and procedures;
- May supervise staff when assigned; and
- Performs related work as assigned.
Principles, practices and methods of administrative, budgetary and organizational analysis; basic accounting practices and principles; principles and practices of work planning; financial/statistical/comparative analysis techniques and formula; basic budgetary principles and practices; business computer applications, particularly as related to budgetary and statistical analysis.
Skill and Ability to:
Analyze administrative, operational and organization problems, evaluate alternatives, and reaching sound conclusions; interpreting and applying laws, regulations, policies and procedures; plan and assign subordinate workload as needed, lead and oversee the work of subordinate staff; collect, evaluate and interpret varied information and data, either in statistical or narrative form; coordinate multiple projects and meet critical deadlines; exercise sound independent judgment within established guidelines; prepare clear, concise and complete reports and other written materials; maintain accurate records and files; establish and maintaining effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of the work.
Education, Training, Experience and Certifications:
Any combination of education and experience that could likely provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge, skills, and abilities would be:
Equivalent to graduation from a four-year college or university with major coursework in business or public administration or a related field and two (2) years of paraprofessional experience in administrative, management, operation, budgetary or similar analysis required.
Licenses, Certificates, or Registrations:
Possession of a valid California driver’s license.
Interested individuals must submit the following:
- Calaveras County application
- Cover letter
Application materials will be reviewed to evaluate the specific qualifications of each applicant and determine which applicants will continue in the screening process. Incomplete application information will result in the candidate being screened out of the process. Those candidates identified as having qualifications best suited for the position will be invited to participate in the interview process.
Physical Demands and Working Conditions
The conditions herein 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 job functions. Environment: Work is primarily performed indoors in a standard office setting. Physical: Primary functions require sufficient physical ability to work in an office setting and operate office equipment; vision in the normal visual range with or without correction sufficient to read computer screens and printed documents and to operate equipment; hear in the normal audio range with or without correction. Frequent sitting; wrist and arm motions and upward/downward flexion of neck; fine finger dexterity of both hands, ability to grasp and hold; lifting, carrying or pushing objects that weigh up to 15 lbs. Occasional standing and bending, walking and reaching; lifting, carrying or pushing objects that weigh 16 - 40 lbs. Infrequent climbing; lifting, carrying or pushing objects that weigh more than 40 lbs.
This class description lists the major duties and requirements of the job and is not all-inclusive. Not all duties are necessarily performed by each incumbent. Incumbents may be expected to perform job-related duties other than those contained in this document and may be required to have specific job-related knowledge and skills.