DEPUTY CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER, PUBLIC SAFETY

Fulton County, GA - Atlanta, GA3.7

30+ days agoFull-time
UNCLASSIFIED POSITION IN THE OFFICE OF THE COUNTY MANAGER

THIS ASSIGNMENT HAS OVERSIGHT IN THE AREA OF PUBLIC SAFETY

Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor's Degree in business, public administration, political science, business administration, finance, public safety, or a related field required (Master's Degree Preferred) supplemented by three years of progressively responsible experience to include lead or supervisory experience and five years of experience developing business cases, re-engineering businesses processes, and monitoring compliance with industry standards required; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job.

Specific License or Certification Required: Must possess and maintain a valid State of Georgia driver's license

Specific Knowledge, Skills, or Abilities: Must be able to demonstrate proficiency in performance of the essential functions and learn, comprehend, and apply all county or departmental policies, practices, and procedures necessary to function effectively in the position.

EXAMINATION:
The examination will consist of an evaluation of education and experience, accomplished by analysis of the application. Application must document that the applicant possesses the minimum knowledge, skills, education and experience as listed. If selected, an official, accredited college transcript is required, at time of employment, for all degrees/coursework used to qualify for this position.

ALL APPLICATIONS MUST BE COMPLETED IN FULL BEFORE THEY ARE SUBMITTED. PLEASE REVIEW ALL APPLICATIONS FOR ACCURACY AND MAKE ALL CORRECTIONS BEFORE SUBMITTAL BECAUSE ERRORS CAN RESULT IN NOT MEETING THE MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED AFTER APPLICATIONS ARE RECEIVED BY THE PERSONNEL DEPARTMENT
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Purpose of Classification:
The purpose of this classification is to perform duties related to managing and administrating County operations by providing strategic planning and executive leadership by assisting in the development and preparation of short-term and long-range plans and budgets for assigned operational departments, and providing recommendations and advice on issues affecting internal government operations. This position reports to the County Manger.

Essential Functions:
The following duties are normal for this position. The omission of specific statements of the duties does not exclude them from the classification if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment for this classification. Other duties may be required and assigned.

Under the leadership of the Chief Operating Officer, oversees the administration of County departments within either the Health and Human Services, Infrastructure Services, or Public Safety Services clusters of the government: supports the Chief Operating Officer in achieving budgeted results and other strategic criteria in accordance with established policies, goals, and objectives established by the Board of Commissioners; assists in the development and preparation of short-term and long-range plans and budgets for assigned operational departments/agencies based upon organizational goals and objectives; appraises and evaluates operational activities of departments/agencies and provides reports to the County Manager and Board of Commissioners on needs/issues affecting internal services; oversees and monitors outsourced functions and services of the operational departments/agencies.

Provides executive leadership to ensure achievement of the County's mission and objectives: collaborates with the County Manager, Chief Operating Officer, Chief Financial Officer, department heads, and appointing authorities in planning, organizing, coordinating, and implementing programs to address matters affecting internal operations; directs the development and implementation of procedures and internal controls to ensure compliance with federal, state, and local regulatory laws; coordinates special projects assigned;; follows principles and practices of public administration, strategic planning and budget development; follows laws, rules, and regulations governing municipal operations; adheres to theories and principles of governmental finance.

Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with other County personnel, officials, and the general public: communicates with diversified individuals and groups; meets and communicates with citizens and various professional, business, and community groups to answer inquiries and secure assistance and support in executing various County programs; confers with officials of various federal, state, city, county, and/or other governmental agencies.

Additional Functions:
Performs other related duties as required.

Performance Aptitudes:
Data Utilization: Requires the ability to synthesize and integrate data for predicting, anticipating, and planning for future events impacting the organization. Includes determining strategic and tactical decisions at the highest organizational levels of authority and responsibility.
Human Interaction: Requires the ability to apply principles of negotiation. Performs such in formal situations within the context of legal guidelines.
Equipment, Machinery, Tools, and Materials Utilization: Requires the ability to operate, maneuver and/or control the actions of equipment, machinery, tools, and/or materials used in performing essential functions.
Verbal Aptitude: Requires the ability to utilize consulting and advisory data and information, as well as reference, descriptive and/or design data and information as applicable.
Mathematical Aptitude: Requires the ability to perform addition, subtraction, multiplication and division; ability to calculate decimals and percentages; may include ability to perform mathematical operations involving basic algebraic principles and formulas, and basic geometric principles and calculations.
Functional Reasoning: Requires the ability to apply principles of logical or scientific thinking to implement both intellectual and practical relationships; involves responsibility for consideration and analysis of complex organizational problems of major conceptual functions.
Situational Reasoning: Requires the ability to exercise judgment, decisiveness and creativity in critical and/or unexpected situations involving moderate risk to the organization.

Other Requirements:
Physical Ability: Tasks require the ability to exert light physical effort in sedentary to light work, but which may involve some lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling of objects and materials of light weight (5-10 pounds). Tasks may involve extended periods of time at a keyboard or work station.
Sensory Requirements: Some tasks require the ability to perceive and discriminate visual cues or signals. Some tasks require the ability to communicate orally.
Environmental Factors: Essential functions are regularly performed without exposure to adverse environmental conditions.
Fulton County is an Equal Opportunity and Equal Access Employer Encouraging Diversity.
: It is the policy of Fulton County that there will be equal opportunity for every citizen, employee and applicant, based upon merit without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, genetics, disability or sexual orientation.