The fundamental reason this classification exists is to manage the fiscal and human resources of multiple departments which includes analytical and managerial support to department heads. Major responsibilities include preparing a consolidated, cabinet-level or multiple department operating budget; managing the purchase of equipment and supplies and the procurement of services; managing payroll and personnel actions; and supervising two or more employees; serving as the department's legislative and city council liaison; managing financial accounting of enterprise funds; and applying for and administering grants. This classification is distinguished from the Administrative Officer by the scope of administrative duties; complexity and volume of budget(s); and the numbers and types of employees within the department. The employee is responsible for cabinet-level department budgets, purchasing, and personnel transactions. The employee typically reports to a department head or assistant department head.
Bachelor's degree in business administration, public administration, or a closely related field and four years of budget management experience and at least four years of experience in one of the following areas: purchasing, grants research and management, and payroll administration. Experience may substitute for the degree on a year-for-year basis.
NOTE: Qualifying education, training and experience that provide
the requisite knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the job will be