- Job Function: Analyst
- Salary: $67,235 - $104,303.
- Position Type: Full Time
- Population: 1,049,025
- Website: http://www.co.contra-costa.ca.us
- Where: 651 Pine Street, Martinez, California 94553
- Form of Government: County council-administrator/mgr
HOW TO APPLY
Post Date: May 13 2019
Deadline: Jun 7 2019
$32.32 - $50.15 Hourly
$2,585.95 - $4,011.66 Biweekly
$5,602.89 - $8,691.92 Monthly
$67,234.68 - $104,303.04 Annually
ISSUE DATE: 05/13/19
FINAL FILING DATE: 06/07/19
Bargaining Unit: Management-Mmgt Classes, Classified & Exempt
4% additional COLA eff. 7/1/19
The Contra Costa County Administrator's Office (CAO) is seeking to add an enthusiastic, solution-oriented and systematic analyst to serve as a key member of its dynamic, professional team. Progressive analysts who thrive in a fast-paced and exciting environment and who have a strong work ethic and affinity for public service are encouraged to apply.
The ideal candidate will have a proven track record demonstrating their ability to do the following:
Manage a variety of work projects simultaneously and carry them through successful completion
Effectively communicate both orally and in writing
Self-motivated with a strong work ethic
Build and maintain strong working relationships
Possess a solid background in local government administration, specifically services and financing
Evaluate situations that can be controversial, problematic and sensitive
Flexibility to adapt to changing circumstances
Adeptly operate a personal computer with word processing spreadsheets and data software applications
Creative problem solver
Demonstrate strong ethics and integrity
Positive attitude, political astuteness and handle conflict well
Reporting to senior administrative staff in the County Administrator's Office, the Management Analyst, who will provide support to the Health and Human Service or Public Protection areas, will serve as the budget or program analyst and primary representative of the County Administrator's Office to assigned departments; advise departments and exercise central management oversight and control in areas including budget, personnel and administrative policy; perform complex, administrative, budgetary and management analysis; provide technical support and assistance to senior staff on assigned projects; and perform other related work as required.
Incumbents are expected to exercise independence in handling a variety of sensitive County matters and are expected to be knowledgeable of the operations and service delivery systems of their departmental assignments and program areas. Budget duties require ongoing oversight and monitoring to the extent that budget modification plans can be prepared.
Management Analysts review, and at times prepare, budget submissions; after thorough analysis and development of supporting data, prepare budget and staffing recommendations for the CAO for inclusion in the County's annual proposed budget and coordinate updates for the final budget with the CAO and Auditor Controller; provide technical advice and assistance to assigned departments with budget development, fiscal management, agenda submittals, work plans, special projects, rate recovery schedules, fee updates, program development and evaluation; conduct written analysis of budget and administrative assignments using a variety of data collection techniques; review actual expenditures, expenditure patterns, and projections of departments; design and prepare computer spreadsheets of major activities; and prepare agenda items.
For more information on the County Administrator's Office, please visit our website at http://www.co.contra-costa.ca.us/94/County-Administration
Read the complete job description at www.cccounty.us/hr. The eligible list established from this recruitment may remain in effect for six months.
TENTATIVE EXAM DATES
Structured Oral Examination: Week of July 8, 2019
Reviews budget submissions of assigned departments; after thorough analysis and development of supporting data, prepares budget and staffing recommendations for the County Administrator's Office (CAO) for inclusion in the County's annual proposed budget and coordinates updates for the final budget with the CAO and Auditor-Controller
Provides technical advice and assistance to assigned departments with budget development, fiscal management, agenda submittals, work plans, special projects, rate recovery schedules, fee updates, program development and evaluation, and any other matter requiring the County Administrator's Office input
Conducts written analysis of budget and administrative assignments using a variety of data collection techniques including interviews, record reviews, and statistical sampling
Reviews actual expenditures, expenditure patterns, and projections of assigned departments and additional departments as requested for conformance with respective budgets.
Designs, prepares and maintains computer spreadsheets of major activities such as budget monitoring of departments, revenue analysis, grant and contract administration
Prepares agenda items for assigned projects, prepares thorough, accurate Board agenda items and reviews departmental agenda items for clarity and completeness
Keeps informed of changing federal and state laws and administrative regulations affecting the budget and overall operations of assigned departments
Assists in the analysis of city annexation and redevelopment proposals
Facilitates and conducts analytical studies and surveys regarding administrative and operational issues to address management concerns and promote efficiencies
Works with CAO staff and departments to develop and implement policies; assists in the development and implementation of improved policies and financial procedures; coordinates CAO directives to affected departments and agencies.
Serves as a member of the County's management team and provides staff support to County Administrative Office, Board of Supervisors, other members of the management team and advisory groups
Works cooperatively with others to complete assignments including sharing relevant information, assisting others, and suggesting improvements in the ways and means by which the office conducts business
Education: Possession of a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with a major in public administration, business administration, political science, accounting, economics, finance, or a closely related field.
Experience: Two (2) years of full-time or its equivalent experience in fiscal operations, budget development and preparation, financial/budget analysis, or governmental analytical work, or any combination of education and experience that provides equivalent knowledge, skills, and abilities. Public sector experience preferred.
Substitution for Experience: Possession of a master's degree in business or public administration or a closely related field may be substituted for six (6) months of the required experience.
Application Filing: All applicants must apply on-line at www.cccounty.us/hr and submit the information as indicated on the job announcement by the final filing date. A completed Supplemental Questionnaire is required at the time of applying.
Application Evaluation: Depending on the number of applications received, an Application Evaluation Board may be convened to evaluate and select the best-qualified candidates for invitation to the next phase of the examination.
Oral Interview: Conducted by a Qualifications Appraisal Board who will evaluate candidates in job-related areas. (Weighted 100%)
The Human Resources Department may change the examination steps noted above in accordance with the Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices.