• Thorough knowledge of the Workforce Investment and Opportunity Act, Job Training Partnership Act and Department of Labor funded programs;
• Thorough knowledge of the goals and objectives of workforce development, including the One-Stop Career Center system; • Working knowledge of the workforce development objectives of the CalWORKS program;
• Working knowledge of federal and state laws, rules and regulations as they pertain to workforce activities with other community or governmental partners;
• Working knowledge of the principles and practices of supervision, training and personnel management;
• Working knowledge of the principles and practices of public administration;
• Working knowledge of program planning, administration, coordination and evaluation;
• Working knowledge of budgeting and fiscal controls;
• Working knowledge of grant proposal writing and legislative processes related to developing funding sources;
• Some knowledge of local government organization and operations and of the inter-relationships between County, Federal and State government and community organizations;
• Some knowledge of community needs and public and private community resources;
• Some knowledge of current developments and trends in workforce development.
• Work effectively with departmental staff, elected and appointed officials, other government employees and community based organizations and the general public;
• Plan, direct and evaluate the work of staff;
• Manage complex multi-funded financial systems;
• Administer a performance and fiscal monitoring program of contractors;
• Understand, interpret and implement complex policies and federal and state regulations;
• Communicate effectively both verbally and in writing;
• Exercise initiative, ingenuity and sound judgement to solve difficult administrative issues;
• Evaluate programs;
• Train and orient staff;
• Develop, negotiate and monitor funding sources;
• Physically and mentally capable of performing the positions essential functions as summarized under the Typical Tasks section.
Training and Experience:
Any combination of training or experience which would provide the required knowledges and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain these knowledges and abilities would be:
• Two years of responsible administrative or management experience which would demonstrate application or possession of the required knowledges and abilities listed above.
• A Master’s Degree in Business or Public Administration, Social Services or Social Work, or closely related field, may be substituted for one year of the required experience.
• Possession of a valid California Class C Driver License or the employee must be able to provide suitable transportation which is approved by the appointing authority.