|Date Opened||6/22/2018 3:00:00 PM|
|Filing Deadline||7/20/2018 11:59:00 PM|
|Salary||$7,368 - 9,838 / Month|
|Job Type||Open & Promotional|
THE JOB: Under general direction, plan, organize, direct and coordinate the central administrative functions, fiscal operations, program support, management information systems and data processing support activities of a large department/agency or multiple program with County-wide impact; and to perform other duties as required. The current vacancy is at the Human Services Department, Planning and Evaluation division. The incumbent in this position will assist the Department with systems changes efforts related to results based contracting and oversee contract development and monitoring processes for the entire agency. The incumbent will work closely with department, division, and program directors. The ideal candidate will possess a strong background in contracting in the human services arena. The list established from this recruitment will be used to fill the current vacancy and future vacancies during the life of the eligible list.
THE REQUIREMENTS: Any combination of education and experience which will provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying, unless otherwise specified. A typical way to obtain these would be:
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Public Administration, Business Administration, Accounting or a closely related field,
Three years of increasingly responsible management or supervisory experience in a large or complex centralized administrative or financial operation. Additional qualifying experience may be substituted for the required education on a year-for-year basis.
Knowledge: Thorough knowledge of governmental finance and budgeting procedures; work organization, simplification and layout; the principles and practices of supervision, training and personnel management; and the principles and practices of organization and administration. Working knowledge of the principles and techniques of administrative survey and analysis; administrative problems involved in the operation of a large or complex agency; information systems relating to financial and records management; and purchasing and contracting procedures.
Ability to: Plan, organize and direct through subordinate managers and supervisors the work of staff performing a wide variety of administrative, fiscal, information systems and program support function; exercise initiative, ingenuity and sound judgment to solve difficult fiscal and administrative problems; analyze, interpret, explain and apply complex regulations, laws and directives; develop new policies and procedures as necessary to improve operations and implement changes required by laws and regulations; establish and maintain effective working relationships with departmental staff, government officials, and others contacted in the course of work; evaluate policy and practices, define problem areas; develop policies and practices to improve operations; express ideas effectively in oral and written form; prepare clear and concise reports and correspondence; interpret departmental operations and programs to the public; and represent the department in speaking to community groups.
THE EXAMINATION: Your application and supplemental questionnaire will be reviewed to determine if you have met the education, experience, training and/or licensing requirements as stated on the job announcement. If you meet these criteria and are one of the best qualified, you may be required to compete in any combination of written, oral and/or performance examinations or a competitive evaluation of training and experience as described on your application and supplemental questionnaire. You must pass all components of the examination to be placed on the eligible list. The examination may be eliminated if there are ten or fewer qualified applicants. If the eligible list is established without the administration of the announced examination, the life of the eligible list will be six months and your overall score will be based upon an evaluation of your application and supplemental questionnaire. If during those six months it is necessary to administer another examination for this job class, you will be invited to take the examination to remain on the eligible list.
HOW TO APPLY: Apply Online Now! Click on the link below; or print out an application and supplemental questionnaire and mail/bring them to: Santa Cruz County Personnel Department, 701 Ocean Street, Room 510, Santa Cruz, CA, 95060. For information, call (831) 454-2600. Hearing Impaired TDD/TTY: 711. Applications will meet the final filing date if received in one of the following ways: 1) in the Personnel Department by 5:00 p.m. on the final filing date, 2) submitted online before midnight of the final filing date.
IF YOU HAVE A DISABILITY THAT WOULD REQUIRE TEST ACCOMMODATION, CALL (831) 454-2600. WOMEN, MINORITIES AND PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.
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NOTE: The provisions of this bulletin do not constitute an expressed or implied contract.
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