ADMINISTRATIVE SPECIALIST II - (Assistant Associate Director) 18-173-68-LV

Prince George's County, MD - Largo, MD3.9

30+ days ago
Nature and Variety of Work

Bilingual applicants are encouraged to apply.



The Department of Permitting, Inspections and Enforcement (DPIE) is currently seeking highly qualified applicants to fill an Administrative Specialist II position, grade G-31, within the Permitting and Licensing and Building Plan Review Division.

This is a senior management level, professional, technical and administrative position that will support the Associate Director with planning, administration, coordination and supervision of personnel within the respective Divisions. The incumbent is responsible for analyzing and coordinating major engineering programs/projects on the local, regional or federal level. Work is performed under the general supervision of the Associate Director and performance is evaluated in terms of overall contribution to managerial improvement and organizational efficiency.

All DPIE employees are considered critical and essential and are required to participate in the Department's Snow and Ice Control Program, during natural or man-made disasters and during other special operations as assigned. Essential employees are expected to report to work or remain at work when others are granted Administrative Leave.
Examples of Work
The selected candidate performs advanced management level work activities in support of the mission and goals of the Associate Director and Appointing Authority; assists the Associate Director in the day-to-day operations of the Division analyzing and coordinating major engineering programs/projects on the Local, Regional or Federal levels; provides high level, non-routine administrative and management assistance, especially as it relates to engineering, to the Associate Director to address and resolve key programmatic and technical problems within the Division; communicates proficiently or effectively both orally and in writing; supervises activities and personnel in the Division to attain established goals and objectives; assists the Associate Director in the preparation of budget recommendations for the Division; reviews expenditures and establishes procedures to monitor the Division's budget; manages the development of appropriate guidelines for resource allocation and utilization; ensures that assigned equipment and vehicles are in proper working order and recommends repairs and/or replacements as needed.

Minimum Qualifications
Master's degree in Public or Business Administration, Engineering, Architecture or Construction Management or closely related field related to Plans/Permitting or Building Trades; plus two (2) years of management level experience analyzing and coordinating major engineering programs/projects on the Local, Regional or Federal levels. Experience must also demonstrate the ability to effectively perform the duties and responsibilities enumerated above and to interact with citizens, governmental entities and officials. An equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered. EACH APPLICANT MUST INCLUDE INFORMATION WHICH CLEARLY AND CONVINCINGLY DEMONSTRATES THE ABOVE QUALIFICATIONS FOR THIS POSITION.

Additional Information

Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing and be particularly skilled in speaking before groups.
Ability to conduct research and develop reports and correspondence based on the research.
Extensive knowledge of program development, implementation and management techniques.
Ability to coordinate a diverse range of assignments, being sensitive to the needs of the Division.
Exceptional computer skills suing Microsoft type products.

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT: Upon selection, the applicant must:
Possess and maintain a valid driver's license with a satisfactory driving record;
Pass a pre-employment physical exam and drug/alcohol screening;
Be willing to participate as a "critical" and "essential" employee when needed during emergency operations.
DURATION OF ELIGIBILITY: Candidates will be selected from a temporary register of eligibles which will become effective approximately four (4) weeks after the closing date. Once a selection has been made, the register will expire.

ELIGIBILITY TO WORK: Under the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, an employer is required to hire only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized alien workers. Applicants who are selected for employment will be required to show and verify authorization to work in the United States.

CLOSING DATE: Applications must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time (EST) on August 22, 2018.

Prince George's County Government is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer
Committed to Diversity in the Workplace