**SEE ATTACHED JOB ANNOUNCEMENT FOR MORE INFORMATION BEFORE APPLYING**
Under direction, performs a wide variety of professional analytical and administrative duties in support of assigned functions, operations, programs, department, and/or division including such areas as the City’s transit system, solid waste, and recycling programs; performs duties in support of various administrative operations and activities including special projects, research studies, budget analysis, and other specialized functions; coordinates and performs a variety of contract and grant administration duties; prepares various reports to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of operations; coordinates assigned activities with other departments, divisions, outside agencies, and the general public; and provides information and assistance to the public regarding assigned programs and services.
The following duties are typical for this classification. Incumbents may not perform all of the listed duties and/or may be required to perform additional or different duties from those set forth below to address business needs and changing business practices.
1. Perform a wide variety of professional level research, administrative, and analytical duties in support of assigned functions, operations, programs, department, and/or division; perform duties in support of various administrative operations and activities within assigned area of responsibility including special projects, research studies, budget analysis, and other specialized functions.
2. Administer and coordinate assigned functions or projects; participate in the development and implementation of goals, objectives, and priorities for assigned functions or programs; recommend and implement resulting policies and procedures; create and modify policy and procedural manuals and guidelines.
3. Prepare and present comprehensive technical, administrative, and financial analytical and statistical reports that present and interpret data, identify alternatives, and present and justify conclusions, forecasts, and recommendations based on data summaries and other findings.
4. Participate in the budget development and administration for assigned area of responsibility; analyze proposed capital, operating, and maintenance expenditures; prepare reports and analyses related to impact of budgetary decisions; prepare financial forecasts; track and monitor budget expenditures.
5. Provide assistance in resolving operational and administration issues; identify issues and conduct research to find alternative solutions; make and assist in the implementation of recommendations.
6. Coordinate, implement, and monitor special projects within assigned area of responsibility; perform complex research and analysis of new programs, services, policies, and procedures; prepare and present reports.
7. Plan, coordinate, and evaluate activities associated with assigned contracts; participate in research and evaluation of proposed contractual obligations and agreements; assist in contract negotiations and administration; monitor compliance with applicable contractual agreements.
8. Coordinates grant administration activities; prepare, write, review, and monitor grant applications; monitor existing programs for compliance with regulations.
9. Analyzes federal, state, and local legislative proposals for impact on assigned operations.
10. Coordinate, prepare, and conduct marketing, public relations, and outreach programs; prepare marketing material including brochures, posters, articles, advertisements, flyers, schedules of events, and pamphlets; attend and participate in community groups and meetings; educate the public on assigned programs.
11. Provide staff assistance to higher-level management staff; participate on and provide staff support to a variety of committees, boards, and commissions; prepare and present staff reports and other correspondence as appropriate and necessary.
12. Coordinate and collaborate with departments, divisions and outside agencies; serve as a liaison with public and private organizations, community groups and other social organizations; provide information and serves as a resource.
13. Attend and participates in professional group meetings; stay abreast of new developments within assigned area of responsibility; maintain awareness of federal, state and local regulations.
14. Respond to inquiries in a courteous manner; provide information within the area of assignment; resolve complaints in an efficient and timely manner.
15. Perform related duties as required.
16. Manage special districts.
17. Analyze data and prepare comprehensive technical, administrative, financial, and statistical reports for the department.
18. Manage Hazardous Materials Business Plans.
19. Update, develop and maintain databases for reporting purposes.
20. Maintain & analyze TID electrical database
21. Assistant with various State compliance
22. Coordinate grant administration activities
A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in public administration, business administration, economics, environmental science/studies, or a related field.
Four years of increasingly responsible administrative, analytical, and/or budgetary experience.
Other Preferred Qualifications:
Knowledge of Public Works operations and structure
Strong interpersonal skills
Excellent time and project management skills
Benefits and compensation for this job classification are administered under the Miscellaneous Bargaining Unit Agreement.
RETIREMENT/Pension: The City offers a generous defined benefit plan pension (membership required) in the Stanislaus County Employees’ Retirement Association (StanCERA), as governed by County Employees’ Retirement Law of 1937 and Public Employees’ Pension Reform Act (PEPRA). “Classic members” (currently or within the last six (6) months a member of StanCERA or subject to reciprocity with another eligible retirement plan, eg. CalPERS) are enrolled in the City’s 2% @ 55 plan; final compensation at retirement is based on the single highest year. Non-classic or “new members” are enrolled in the 2% @ 62 plan, and employees are required to pay 50% of the normal contribution rate as prescribed by PEPRA, currently 7.7%, on a pre-tax basis; final compensation at retirement is based on the average of the three highest salary years.
Health: The City contributes toward the combined monthly premiums for medical, dental and vision a maximum of $710, $1,470 or $2,090, dependent on level of medical coverage enrollment. Some of the monthly plan premium options are currently at NO COST to the employee! Any employee contributions to health premiums are taken as pre-tax deductions. Employees eligible to waive medical coverage receive $200 per month in additional taxable compensation. Carriers include: Blue Shield HMO, Blue Shield PPO, Kaiser HMO; Stanislaus Foundation Dental and Blue Shield MES Vision.
Volunteer Benefits: The City contributes an additional $100 per month through a qualified Section 125 plan for the purchase of voluntary benefits (e.g. Life/AD&D, long-term disability, and FSA for daycare and unreimbursed medical expenses). Employee contributions to certain voluntary benefits are taken as pre-tax deductions. If the employee does not utilize the entire allowance for benefits, the City shall contribute the remaining balance to the employee’s deferred compensation (457) supplemental retirement account, Retiree Health Savings or Health Savings Account, as applicable.
Employee Assistance Program, voluntary options for Deferred Compensation (457), and
Short-Term and Long-Term Disability, Voluntary Life and AD&D, 12 days sick leave accrued each year
with unlimited accrual; vacation accrual based on years of service with maximum accrual of 480 hours and
13 paid holidays (including one personal day) each year.
The City also participates in Social Security, which has a mandatory 7.65% contribution for Social Security and Medicare.