Management Analyst III (#RM0226)
$48.32-$58.73 Hourly / $8,375.31-$10,180.24 Monthly / $100,503.72-$122,162.90 Yearly


Under general supervision, performs difficult administrative, research, financial, and other work relative to the operations of various County departments; and does related or other work as required in accordance with Rule 3, Section 3 of the Civil Service Rules.


This is the advanced journey level class in the Management Analyst series. An employee in this class functions independently in a variety of assignments designed to assist County management staff in the administration of one or more County departments.


  • Performs detailed studies of policies, procedures, organization, operations, services, finances and related matters.
  • Advises and assists department heads and others in fiscal, organizational and procedural matters.
  • Participates in the preparation, review, and administration of departmental budgets.
  • Assists in preparation of capital improvement program.
  • Researches and analyzes laws, policies, and other regulatory requirements and changes; develops policy statements for management approval.
  • Confers with representatives of other agencies or departments; coordinates projects; serves as liaison between departments.
  • Prepares reports of studies and recommendations; prepares and answers correspondence and questionnaires.
  • May supervise others as assigned.


Education: Graduation from an accredited four year college or university with a major in public or business administration, economics, social or behavioral science, or a closely related field.

Experience: Three years of responsible managerial, fiscal, personnel or governmental administrative and/or analytical work, one year of which must have been at a level equivalent to Management Analyst II in San Joaquin County service.

Substitution: A Master's Degree in public or business administration, economics, or a closely related field from an accredited college or university may be substituted for one year of experience.


Principles and practices of governmental administration, including accounting, budgeting, finance, organizational planning and analysis, statistical analysis, research methods and report writing.


Apply principles, practices, methods and techniques of public administration, management analysis, and statistics to the gathering, organizing and analysis of data in order to propose solutions to problems; understand, interpret, and apply pertinent rules, regulations and procedures; express oneself clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing; establish and maintain effective working relationships with department heads and others at all levels, both within and outside the County.


San Joaquin County complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and, upon request, will consider reasonable accommodations to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions.

CLASS: RM0226; EST: 6/13/1984; REV: 8/12/1987;