Half Moon Bay

Management Analyst

Community Services
San Francisco/Peninsula
8/17/2017 at 5pm
$6,985.00-$8,488.00 Monthly


501 Main Street Half Moon Bay, 94019


The City of Half Moon Bay

Invites you to apply for the position of:

Management Analyst - Recreation and Human Services

$6985 - $8,488 Monthly


Why Consider the City of Half Moon Bay?

We are a dedicated team of professionals committed to providing exceptional service to our community, and we want you to join us! You will have the opportunity to work in a beautiful community with a collaborative team meeting our City Council’s mission to:

  • Improve and maintain the City’s infrastructure while building a more sustainable and resilient community
  • Promote the health and well-being of the community, including developing opportunities for affordable housing
  • Support and sustain a business environment that contributes to economic prosperity
  • Engage the community through expansive outreach and community partnerships

This is a tremendous opportunity to build and expand on the organizational and community success that has transformed the City of Half Moon Bay over the past several years. 


About Our Team

At the City of Half Moon Bay, you will work alongside a team of creative and highly motivated professionals, who on a daily basis contribute their talents and commitment in providing essential public services to our residents and businesses. The Recreation and Human Services team, led by the Deputy City Manager, is composed of a Senior Management Analyst, a Management Analyst, a Recreation Coordinator, a Recreation Leader, and several Building Attendants, all dedicated to planning and executing strategies that respond to current and future needs of the City of Half Moon Bay.


About The Position

We are seeking a highly motivated, highly skilled, innovative and enthusiastic individual to join the Recreation and Human Services Division as the Management Analyst.  Under the direction of the Deputy City Manager, you’ll be responsible for creating and managing the City’s grants program to help fund agencies providing vital community services, developing strategies and partnerships with non-profits and San Mateo County to address homelessness and immigrant integration, developing community outreach and engagement strategies to build community among residents, assist with community-wide recreation programs, and providing research, analysis and general support for the department.


What You Bring

We are looking for any combination of experience and training that enables an individual to excel in the position, such as:

  • Education - A Bachelor’s Degree, or equivalent, from an accredited college or university with major work in public or business administration. 
  • Experience - Three years in general administrative/organizational experience, preferably in local government, recreation, community engagement or community services.

We are also very interested in having an individual join our team who has:

  • Excellent analytical, administrative and interpersonal skills;
  • Experience implementing community engagement, Recreation and community service programs;
  • A track record of innovative thinking;
  • The ability to make a significant difference in the community by being very visible and hands on;
  • The skills to work independently and as part of a team;
  • The ability to communicate in Spanish both verbally and in writing (preferred);
  • A valid California Class C Driver’s License or the ability to obtain prior to hire date; and
  • A desire to make the community better.


Examination and Selection Process

Candidates with the most highly relevant qualifications will be invited to the following process:

  • Oral panel interview.
  • Departmental interview – Successful oral panel interview candidates may be invited to interview with the Deputy City Manager and Department staff for a more in-depth discussion regarding the position and their qualifications.
  • Finalists will also participate in reference and background checks.

Ideal Candidate

The ideal candidate will possess a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university, with major course work in Public or Business Administration or a closely related field. Three (3) years of general administrative/organizational experience, preferably in local government.  Sufficient education and experience to satisfactorily perform the duties of this classification are required. Any combination of experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities would be considered.

Knowledge of:

  • Principles and practices of project and partnership management.
  • Research techniques, sources, and availability of information, and of report and presentation preparation.
  • Organization and management practices as applied to the analysis and
    evaluation of programs, policies, and operational needs.
  • Standard office practices, procedures, methods and equipment.
  • Effective communication techniques including oral, written and computer aided.
  • Use of personal computers including Excel, Word, Outlook; operation of modern office equipment.
  • English usage including spelling, punctuation and grammar.

Skill to:

  • Plan and organize work assignments.
  • Use tact, discretion, initiative and independent judgment within established guidelines.
  • Set priorities, meet critical deadlines, and follow up on assignments with minimum direction.
  • Apply logical thinking to solve problems or accomplish tasks; to understand, interpret and communicate policies, procedures and protocols.
  • Communicate clearly and effectively, both orally and in writing.Prepare clear and concise reports, correspondence and other written materials.

Ability to:

  • Learn, interpret and apply City policies, procedures, rules and regulations, laws and statues associated with the work.
  • Develop, interpret and recommend policies and procedures related to assigned duties and responsibilities.  
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of systems and procedures; identify and make recommendations for improvements to increase effectiveness.
  • Conduct studies and develop training programs bases upon needs assessment.
  • Work independently; plan and organize the work and meet critical and important deadlines.
  • Properly interpret, apply and make decisions in accordance with laws, rules, regulations and policies.
  • Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
  • Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
  • Performed related duties and responsibilities of the work.

Physical Demands:

The ability to maintain effective audio/visual discrimination and perception to the degree necessary for the successful performance of assigned.  

Working Conditions:

Working in a standard office environment is required in this position. The incumbent must travel to and from work site and to meetings during assigned hours of work. Specific duties and responsibilities may result in weekend, evening or late hours of work.

Licenses, Certificates and Registrations:

Possess a valid California class “C” Driver's License


Retirement: PERS Classic employee receives 2% at 55; single highest year and PEPRA employee receives 2% at 62, with highest 3 years. Classic employees pay 7% employee contribution and PEPRA employees pay half the normal costs (currently 6.5%). The City of Half Moon Bay does not participate in Social Security, except the required Medicare.

Health Insurance: Employee can choose from medical plans provided through CalPERS. Dental Insurance is available through Delta Dental and Vision coverage is available through VSP. The City provides an allowance of $1,800 per month, which can be used for medical premiums. Any unused portion may be taken as additional compensation.

Dental and Vision premiums are paid by the employer up to family coverage. 

Other Insurance: The City provides long-term disability coverage equal to 2/3 of monthly salary to a maximum of $6,000/mo.

Life Insurance: City provides coverage equal to 1 X annual base salary.

Holidays: 14 paid holidays per year.

Vacation: Accrual of 12 days annually for the first four years; increasingly periodically thereafter to 23 days annually after 21 years.

Administrative Leave: 12 days per year. Sick Leave: Accrual at the rate of 12 days per year.

Education Incentive: $1,500 annually for eligible expenses upon approval.

Deferred Compensation: Voluntary participation in ICMA or CalPERS 457 plans are available.

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