Roseville

Development Analyst II

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Economic Development
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Sacramento/Metro Area
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Full-Time
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4/4/2019 at 5pm
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$6,468.00-$8,668.00 Monthly
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Please review the special instructions before applying for this job opportunity.


Location

311 Vernon Street Roseville, 95678

Description

FINAL FILING DATE:                       We are accepting applications through 5:00 pm, April 4, 2019.

 

 

IT IS MANDATORY THAT YOU COMPLETE THE SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE. YOUR APPLICATION WILL BE REJECTED IF YOU DO NOT PROVIDE ALL NECESSARY INFORMATION.

 

 

THE POSITION

The Human Resources Department is accepting applications for the regular and full-time position of Development Analyst II in the Economic Development Department.  The normal work schedule is Monday through Friday, 8:00 am –5:00 pm; a flex schedule may be available.

 

The City of Roseville promotes a no smoking atmosphere.

 

DEFINITION

To perform a variety of responsible and professional analytical duties related to the development, implementation, and administration of a variety of economic development programs.  To assist with the processing of public and private development projects and assume related project management responsibilities; provide highly responsible technical staff assistance in conducting analyses of development and business trends and make related recommendations.

 

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS

This is the journey level class within the Development Analyst series and is distinguished from the I level by the assignment of the full range of duties.  Employees at this level receive only occasional instruction or assistance as new, unusual or unique situations arise and are fully aware of the operating procedures and policies within the work unit.  Positions in this class are flexibly staffed and are normally filled by advancement from the I level.

 

SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED

  • Receives direction from assigned management personnel.
  • May exercise technical and functional supervision over technical and administrative support personnel.

 

EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES - Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Provide responsible professional analytical assistance in the development, administration and implementation of, economic development   programs.
  • Develop new program elements and program modifications according to area of assignment; to monitor and coordinate operations of assigned development and/or economic creation and retention business program areas; and perform analytical work including cost/benefit analyses.
  • Provide information on state, federal and private economic and community development programs or workforce development programs.
  • Design, organize, market and present tours, workshops, meetings, banquets, conferences, etc., to promote economic and community development activities, and workforce development programs.
  • Monitor and coordinate on-going operations of assigned program area; perform related analytical work and maintain documentation and supporting records and statistics.
  • Provide highly responsible analytical staff support including conducting specific and/or comprehensive surveys and analyses of a variety of economic development programs.
  • Assist in the preparation of assigned program and project budgets; prepare budget recommendations relative to assigned development program responsibilities.
  • Coordinate and compile budget recommendations submitted by staff from other City divisions/departments related to development programs; research past expenditures and revenues and project future expenditures.
  • Provide assistance and serves as an advocate for businesses and communities to identify and resolve economic development impediments.
  • Monitor assigned budget(s) on a regular basis; review purchase requisitions and confirm available funds and authorizations; analyze budget information regarding revenues/expenditures and prepare reports in accordance with requirements of local, State, and Federal funding sources.
  • Prepare grant proposals according to funding source requirements; monitor approved grants to ensure compliance with conditions and regulations; maintain appropriate documentation and records; participate in audits conducted by grant authority.
  • Prepare and administer contracts and negotiate and prepare memoranda of understanding related to various development projects and programs; participate in and coordinate and/or facilitate internal and external committees and staff meetings.
  • Develop a variety of marketing materials to promote understanding of development goals and related activities.
  • Prepare and make presentations to a variety of groups, including City Council and commissions, local employers, City employees and departments, neighborhood groups and others related to economic development projects and programs; plan and participate in a variety of outreach activities to promote associated activities.
  • Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other City employees and the public using principles of good customer service.
  • Perform related duties as assigned.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

 

Knowledge of:

  • Principles and practices of community development, economic development, financing, development review and permitting process, financing and revitalization programs.
  • Local government structure, function, and development related policies
  • Structures and programs which result in business development and job creation.
  • Research methods and procedures including statistical analysis and report writing.
  • Modern office equipment and methods including use of computer applications in word processing, spreadsheet, database, and graphic presentation.
  • Pertinent local, State and Federal laws, ordinances and rules related to economic development, development, and planning issues.
  • Principles and practices of advanced program and project management.
  • Practices of budget preparation and administration.

 

Ability to:

  • Perform professional work in the development, administration and implementation of community development, and/or economic development programs and activities.
  • On a continuous basis, know and understand all aspects of the job.  Frequently analyze work papers, reports and special projects; identify and interpret technical and numerical information; observe and problem solve operational and technical policy and procedures.
  • On a continuous basis, sit at desk for long periods of time.  Intermittently walk while conducting site visits and twist to reach equipment surrounding desk; perform simple grasping and fine manipulation; use telephone, and write or use a keyboard to communicate through written means; and lift or carry weight of 10 pounds or less. 
  • Learn and understand department and related City polices procedures.
  • Learn pertinent local, State and Federal laws, ordinances and rules.
  • Prepare a variety of technical reports; prepare and explain visual presentations related to economic development and development related issues.
  • Exercise initiative and independent judgment in sensitive situations; interview, research, problem solve, and negotiate.
  • May attend evening or weekend meetings outside of usual working hours, as required.
  • Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
  • Independently perform professional work related to analysis and presentation of development and economic development programs and activities.
  • Evaluate and respond to comments or reports submitted by governmental agencies, various groups, and the general public.
  • Interpret and apply rules, regulations and policies; monitor and keep abreast of current developments and practices applicable to local government in the areas of economic development, development, and planning issues.

 

EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING

 

Experience:

Two years of professional experience performing duties similar to that of a Development Analyst I with the City of Roseville (performing a variety of responsible and professional analytical duties related to the development, implementation, and administration of a variety of economic development programs; assisting with the processing of public and private development projects and assuming related project management responsibilities; providing highly responsible technical staff assistance in conducting analyses of development and business trends and make related recommendations).

 

AND

 

Training:

A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university, preferably in urban planning, public administration, business administration, or a related field.

 

License or Certificate:

Possession of a valid California driver’s license by date of appointment.

 

SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE

 

1.  Your responses to questions 2-5, the applicant’s education, training and experience, will be scored using a pre-determined formula.  Your responses to these questions must be consistent with your employment application information.  This experience must also be described in the “Work Experience" section of this application.  Responses to the supplemental questionnaire that are inconsistent from your “Work Experience” section in the application will not be scored.  I understand and agree with the above instructions.

  • Yes
  • No
     

2.  Was any of the work experience listed on your application an unpaid internship, or volunteer work?  If so, please list below which ones.

 

3.  How many years of experience do you have performing a variety of responsible and professional analytical duties related to the development, implementation, and administration of a variety of economic development programs; assisting with the processing of public and private development projects and assuming related project management responsibilities, and  providing highly responsible technical staff assistance in conducting analyses of development and business trends and make related recommendations?

  • Less than 2 years
  • 2-5 Years
  • 5+ Years

 

4.  Please list any Economic Development Certificates you possess that were completed outside your degree program. Please attach a copy of your certificate(s) to your application in the space provided.

 

5.  Please describe your experience related to community development and economic development? 

 

6.  What is successful economic development and how is it measured?

 

7.  Please identify a community development or economic development program that you have implemented that has created economic benefit?  Please describe the benefit.

 

 

SELECTION PROCESS

All candidates meeting the minimum qualifications will have their application scored in a Formula Rate Examination.  The applicant’s experience and education will be evaluated using a pre-determined formula.  Scores from this evaluation will determine applicant ranking and placement on the Employment List.  Supplemental questions will be utilized by the department hiring authority to make interview and selection determinations.  Final appointment is contingent upon a check of past employment references, passing a City-paid fingerprint check and depending on position applied for a pre-employment medical exam and a drug and alcohol screening test.

 

THE CITY OF ROSEVILLE IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.  IF YOU REQUIRE AN ACCOMMODATION DUE TO A DISABILITY, PLEASE CONTACT THE HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT AT LEAST 5 WORKING DAYS BEFORE A SCHEDULED INTERVIEW/EXAMINATION PROCESS.  MEDICAL DISABILITY VERIFICATION MAY BE REQUIRED PRIOR TO ACCOMMODATION.

Benefits

For more information regarding the City's benefits, visit our website at here.  This position is in Management.

Special Instructions

 

Please attach copies of any Economic Development Certificates you possess to your application in the space provided.

 

The following options apply to the evaluation of college degrees from countries outside the United States:

  • Educational background from a foreign country may be evaluated by an accredited United States college or university listed on the U.S. Department of Education Database of Accredited Post-Secondary Institutions and Programs website.
  • Verification of degree equivalency may be obtained from organizations that provide foreign education credential evaluation services. The City of Roseville will accept verification from any of listed member agencies found at www.naces.org  
  • A copy of the foreign credential evaluation verification must be attached to the employment application.
  • Applicants who do not provide this verification will be eliminated from further consideration.

Recruitment Contact

Contact phone: 
(916)774-5475