There is an immediate opening in the Transit Department
however; this recruitment will also establish a list for
future openings in other departments.
Under administrative direction, performs a variety of professional level assignments and highly complex assignments involving research, analysis, planning, evaluation, program coordination, administrative duties and related work as assigned.
This classification is a journey level professional managerial classification that reports to the City Manager or a division or department head of one of the City's operating departments. Incumbents perform their assigned duties with minimum of supervision and develops, plans, organizes, supervises, and implements various city or department wide programs. Positions in this classification have considerable independence in selecting work methods and procedures. Instructions given by the supervisor generally do not provide all of the information to complete the assignment. Incumbent is expected to resolve most problems confronted through the application of judgment and precedent, referring to the supervisor only those situations which involve the establishment of new procedures or which involves solutions which are inconsistent with established procedures or policies.
Examples of Duties:
Plans and prioritizes projects designated by the division or department head; assists the department in performing the day-to-day professional administrative functions of the department in the areas of budget, records management, personnel, labor relations, risk management, training, legal and regulatory issues, employee benefits, workers' compensation, bid processes, elections, and purchasing; provides or coordinates training in areas of assigned responsibilities; supervises and reviews the work of assigned staff; works with various committees or commissions to administer assigned programs; prepares various reports on operations and activities; assists in and prepares budgets; certifies documents; ensures that the legal requirements for the assigned programs are met; administers federal, state, and local laws and regulations relating to assigned areas of responsibility; writes staff reports, ordinances and resolutions as needed; responds to inquiries from the public and City staff; assists in formulating program policies, goals and procedures; assists in the development of new program elements and program modifications as necessary to meet stated goals and objectives; conducts specific and comprehensive analyses of a wide range of municipal policies involving organization, procedures, finance and services; assists in basic office management functions; represents the assigned department to outside agencies and organizations; participates in outside community and professional groups and committees.
- Possession of a valid and appropriate California Driver's License and a good driving record.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
- A combination of education and experience is required.
- Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's Degree in Public
Administration, Human Resources Management, Risk Management, Business Administration,
Economics, or a closely related field.
- Five (5) years of progressively responsible administrative experience, preferably in municipal
PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS
Work is primarily sedentary and performed in an office environment; positions in this classification are designated as confidential under the Meyers-Millas Brown Act and are exempt employees under the Fair Labor Standards Act; incumbent is required to attend periodic evening meetings and incumbent is required to travel within and out of City to attend meetings.
Interested applicants must submit a completed City of Clovis employment application and supplemental questionnaire no later than 4:30 p.m. on May 31, 2018, to the City of Clovis Personnel Office. Applications must be submitted on-line at www.cityofclovis.com. For additional questions you may contact Personnel at (559) 324-2725. Brief resumes are welcome as a supplement to the City's standard application form; however, the application form and supplemental questionnaire must be filled out completely to be considered. You may attach your resume at the time of application submission to the attachment section of the application form or submit by fax or hand delivery by the deadline date. A resume only may not be submitted in lieu of a completed employment application to be considered. Applicants may not attach any additional documents that are not required to their application or submit any other documents by mail, fax, or hand delivery. Veterans Preference Points may be provided if a DD Form 214, demonstrating qualifying service, is attached to the employment application at the time of application submission. Reasonable accommodation, when needed, for otherwise qualified candidates with disabilities, must be requested in writing at the time of application submission. Applicants will receive notification regarding the status of their application by email or phone once the applications have been processed and reviewed.
Applicants must meet each qualification for the position by the deadline date. All applications will be reviewed based on the necessary employment standards for the position. Those candidates who best meet the needs of the operations may be invited to participate in an oral examination that will be weighted 100%. Examinations and department interviews for the position will be administered in the City of Clovis. Applicants receiving a passing score may be placed on an eligibility list for a period of up to one (1) year. As determined by the City and at the City's expense, successful candidates shall be required to complete and pass a medical examination, a drug/alcohol screen, and a background investigation. Possession of a valid California driver's license and good driving record will be required prior to hire. Proof of citizenship or eligibility to work in the U.S. will be required at the time of hire.
The examination may consist of questions relative to knowledge of basic principles and practices of administrative procedures and public administration including organization, staff supervision, work flow, data collection and analysis; basic statistics and graphic presentation; spreadsheet, data base, word processing, and presentation computer software at an advanced level; basic research, analytical, and statistical methods and techniques; state and local government organization and operation; research methods and techniques; report creation and presentation using computer software and Federal, State, and local laws and regulations relating to assigned areas of responsibility. The examination may also contain questions regarding the ability to prepare clear, complete and concise reports; make clear and concise oral presentations; provide direction to professional and support staff; gather and analyze factual data and summarize findings; interpret and apply laws, rules and regulations; establish and maintain effective working relationships with department officials and employees; perform administrative detail work and establish and maintain effective working relationships with coworkers and the public.
This job flyer does not constitute a contract and its
terms and conditions can change without notice.
THE CITY OF CLOVIS IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER