Management Analyst

County of Alameda - Oakland, CA3.9

Full-time | Commission$75,000 - $100,000 a year
for this classification. Management Analyst link


Three years of full time experience equivalent to or higher than any combination of the classes of Administrative Specialist II, Senior Financial Services Specialist, Financial Services Specialist II and/or Program Specialist.

Completion of the Alameda County Management Academy “Management & Supervision Certificate Program” may substitute for six (6) months of the required qualifying experience.

Equivalent to graduation from a four-year accredited college or university (180 quarter units or 120 semester units) with major coursework in business or public administration, or a field related to the work.

(Additional professional or paraprofessional administrative services experience may be substituted for the education on a year-for-year basis.)


Equivalent to three years of full-time professional level experience in independently providing complex administrative or management services, including planning, organizing and conducting high level administrative, organizational or related studies at a level equivalent to or higher than the County classes of Administrative Specialist II, Financial Services Specialist II or Program Specialist, preferably in a public agency setting.

Specified positions may require possession of a valid California driver's license.

NOTE: The Civil Service Commission may modify the above Minimum Qualifications in the announcement of an examination.
The most suitably qualified candidates will possess the following competencies:

Knowledge of:
  • Principles and practices of operational, policy and programmatic research and analysis.
  • Principles of public administration.
  • Programs and service delivery in the area to which assigned.
  • Practices and techniques of administrative and statistical analysis and report preparation.
  • Computer applications and hardware and software related to the work.
  • Budgetary and financial cost/expense tracking.
  • Office administrative practices and procedures, including records management and the operation of standard office equipment.
  • Basic supervisory principles and practices.
Ability to:
  • Plan, design and conduct sophisticated operational, management and related studies and analyses.
  • Research, compile and summarize varied information, evaluate alternatives and reach sound conclusions.
  • Interpret, explain and apply complex policies, regulations and procedures.
  • Prepare clear and accurate reports, correspondence, procedures, policies and other written materials.
  • Represent the department and the County in meetings with others.
  • Organize and prioritize work and meet critical deadlines.
  • Exercise sound independent judgment within established policies and guidelines.
  • Direct and review the work of others on a project basis.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of the work.

1) A review of candidates' applications to verify possession of minimum requirements. Those candidates who possess the minimum requirements for the class will move on to the next step in the examination process.

2) A review of candidates’ Supplemental Questionnaires to select the best qualified applicants to continue in the process.

3) An oral interview which will be weighted as 100% of the candidate's final examination score. The oral interview may contain situational exercises.


We reserve the right to make changes to the announced examination components. Alameda County utilizes a Civil Service Selection System founded on merit. Such a system is competitive and based on broad recruitment efforts and equal opportunity for qualified applicants to test in an examination process designed to determine the qualifications, fitness and ability of competitors to perform duties of the vacant position.

Many of our recruitments are targeted and specific to the needs of a current vacant position, in which case, the eligible list may be exclusively used for that current vacant position. Other recruitments may be more broadly used for both current and future vacancies, or for other alternate jobs with comparable scopes of work. To learn more about our recruitment and selection process, please visit the “What You Need to Know” section of our website,

Selection Plan
Applicants will be informed via e-mail with reasonable notice in advance of any examination process which will require their attendance. The following dates are tentative and subject to change based on the needs of the Agency:

  • Deadline For Filing:
5:00pm, October 18, 2019

Review of Minimum Qualifications:
Thursday, October 31, 2019

Review of Supplemental Questionnaire for Best Qualified:
Week of November 4. 2019

Civil Service Panel Interviews:
Week of December 2, 2019

Alameda County offers a comprehensive and competitive benefits package that affords wide-ranging health care options to meet the different needs of a diverse workforce and their families. We also sponsor many different employee discount, fitness and health screening programs focused on overall well being. These benefits include but are not limited to*:

For your Health & Well-Being

Medical – HMO & PPO Plans
Dental – HMO & PPO Plans
Vision or Vision Reimbursement
Share the Savings
Basic Life Insurance
Supplemental Life Insurance (with optional dependent coverage for eligible employees)
Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance
County Allowance Credit
Flexible Spending Accounts - Health FSA, Dependent Care and Adoption Assistance
Short-Term Disability Insurance
Long-Term Disability Insurance
Voluntary Benefits - Accident Insurance, Critical Illness, Hospital Indemnity and Legal Services
Employee Assistance Program
For your Financial Future

Retirement Plan - (Defined Benefit Pension Plan)
Deferred Compensation Plan (457 Plan or Roth Plan)
For your Work/Life Balance

11 paid holidays
Floating Holidays
Vacation and sick leave accrual
Vacation purchase program
Management Paid Leave**
Catastrophic Sick Leave
Group Auto/Home Insurance
Pet Insurance
Commuter Benefits Program
Guaranteed Ride Home
Employee Wellness Program (e.g. At Work Fitness, Incentive Based Programs, Gym Membership Discounts)
Employee Discount Program (e.g. theme parks, cell phone, etc.)
Child Care Resources
1st United Services Credit Union
  • Eligibility is determined by Alameda County and offerings may vary by collective bargaining agreement. This provides a brief summary of the