Goverment Jobs
December 2, 2018
Napa, California
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WANTED: An amazing public works professional who is strong in talent, supervisory skills, and highly motivated to provide excellent customer service and lead process improvements while developing an environment of collaboration.

Are you hungry to produce phenomenal work in the areas of budgeting, analyses, and public works administration? Has your collaborative work style allowed you to build value that has made positive impact? Then APPLY today to join a hardworking team that strives to deliver excellent service and infrastructure to the community we serve!

Show us what you're made of with your record of proven success in:

  • Public Works Technical Knowledge and Skill - Demonstrates knowledge and skills related to: Public Works operations, budget development and management, program and asset management, purchasing and contract management, research, data analysis, report writing and drafting presentations.
  • Coaching & Developing Others- Providing feedback, instruction, and development guidance to help others excel in their current or future job responsibilities; planning and supporting the development of individual skills and abilities.
  • Planning & Organizing - Establishing action plans to complete work efficiently and on time by setting priorities, establishing timelines and leveraging resources.
  • Political Acumen - Exhibiting confidence and professional diplomacy while effectively relating to people at all levels internally and externally.
  • Adaptability - Maintaining effectiveness when experiencing major changes in work responsibilities or environment; adjusting effectively to work within new work structures, processes, requirements, or cultures. Adapting quickly to change and easily considering new approaches.
  • Managing Relationships - Developing and leveraging relationships within and across work groups to achieve results.
  • Customer Focus - Commitment to public service to provide an experience that satisfies both internal and external customers.
  • Critical Analysis - Collecting information from a variety of sources and validating, organizing, and/or analyzing data to determine progress, anticipating needs, or making necessary adjustments to processes.
  • Acting with Integrity - Demonstrating honesty; keeping commitments made to others; behaving in a consistent manner; keeping sensitive information confidential; adhering to moral, ethical, and professional standards, regulations, and organizational policies.
  • Valuing Differences - Developing and maintaining effective relationships and relating well to others from varied backgrounds and in different situations; showing understanding, courtesy, tact, empathy, concern, and politeness.

About the department
The Public Works Management Analyst II will be based at the City's Corporation Yard providing support the Public Works-Operations Divisions (including the following programs: Streets Paving Program, Sidewalk Improvement Program, Sign Shop, Electrical, Traffic Signals and Street Lights, Downtown Hardscape Maintenance, Facilities Maintenance and Custodial, and Fleet Management). The Management Analyst II supervises the Operations Administrative team leading assigned direct reports and will be responsible for coordinating with other divisions and departments including, but not limited to, Parks and the new Utilities Department.

For a full, detailed job description for the classification of Management Analyst II, click here.


Duties may include, but are not limited to the following:

1. Oversee assigned day-to-day administrative functions of the assigned department which may include budget monitoring, purchasing, clerical support supervision and related personnel activities.

2. Assist department administration through research and/or data gathering activities in the development and delivery of departmental programs, policies, and city initiatives; analyze and interpret related data collected and prepare periodic or special reports based on conclusions.

3. Assist with administration of on-going activities within a designated program including project planning activities and coordination of outside consultant contracts for projects assigned.

4. Conduct surveys and perform research and statistical analyses on administrative, fiscal/budgetary, personnel and operational problems; assist in departmental budget preparation.

5. Compile and analyze data and make recommendations on the formulation of operating policies and procedures, work flow systems and changes.

6. Assist in and/or coordinate human resource activities including recruitment and selection, employee and/or labor relations, benefits, safety and/or risk management functions consistent with the City's personnel policies and administrative procedures.

7. Confer with and coordinate with City staff on a wide variety of project management, administrative analyses and personnel administration, and staff planning issues.

8. Respond to citizen complaints and requests for specialized information in area of assignment, as required.

9. Represent assigned work unit and/or department in interdepartmental, community and/or professional meetings as required.

10. Develop written recommendations; make oral presentations to higher level management or outside agencies.

11. Perform related duties as assigned.



Knowledge of:Research and analysis methodology and related information resources in area of assignment; research and report writing techniques; modern office methods, procedures and practices including computer applications related to the work; principles of math and statistical computations; basic principles and practices of municipal operations and it's administration and organization; sources and availability of information; methods of report presentation as it relates to assigned work unit; principles of governmental financial administration, including public budgeting and reporting; principles and practices of organizational analysis, personnel management and staff planning.

Ability to:Oversee administrative/operational activities within the assigned department; Prepare effective and complete staff reports and make presentations; manage diverse programs and/or projects as assigned; work with outside consultants to ensure timely submittal of project requirements; learn the full range of the assigned duties within the designated department under general supervision; learn the Federal, State and local regulations and guidelines related to assigned duties; communicate effectively, both orally and in writing; perform mathematical calculations accurately; establish and maintain effective work relationships with those contacted in the course of work.

Experience and Training:Any combination of education, training and experience that would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. This would typically include at least four years of progressively responsible public sector administrative support experience, at least two of which were at the professional level performing administrative, analytical and/or program management duties. A bachelor's degree is preferred.

License or Certificate:Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid California Driver's License.


Please read and complete the mandatory supplemental question.

Applicants are to complete an online application and supplemental questionnaire with the City of Napa by the final filing date. A resume may be submitted but will not take the place of a completed online application.

Please list all employers held within the last ten years in the work history section of your application. You may include history beyond ten years if related to the position you are applying. If you held multiple positions with one employer, please list each position separately. Failure to comply with these instructions may result in disqualification.


1. Application Review:Each candidate application will be reviewed for minimum qualifications educational work, training, experience, knowledge, and abilities that relate to the position. Application must include completed online application and supplemental questionnaire.

2. Applicant Evaluation:Depending on the number of candidates, methods of evaluation may include a combination of a written examination, job related exercise, and/or web based testing.

3.Phone Screen:Candidates who successfully pass the Application Review and/or Candidate Evaluation may be asked to participate in an interview conducted via phone.

4.In-Person Interview:Candidates who successfully pass the Phone Screen (if conducted) will be asked to participate in an in-person interview.

5. The Probationary Period:The final phase of the selection process.

Candidates must attain a minimum score of 70% in each phase of the selection process.

When three or fewer candidates are available, the testing procedures outlined in the Job Announcement may be waived by the Assistant Human Resources Director.

Reasonable Accommodations:The City of Napa Human Resources Department will make reasonable efforts in the examination process to accommodate qualified disabled applicants. Individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation in the testing process must inform the HR Department in writing by the final filing date. A Reasonable Accommodation Request Form is available from HR and may be obtained by calling 707-257-9505, or dial 7-1-1 for the California Relay Service, offering free text-to-speech, speech-to-speech, and Spanish-language services 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

The City of Napa is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Certification and Acknowledgements By submitting your application packet, you are certifying that the following is true and correct: I understand that all information I have provided on all documents is subject to verification. Submitting information that is false, inaccurate, or incomplete to the extent that it misrepresents the facts may result in my disqualification, ineligibility or separation from employment. I understand that the documents I submit may be forwarded to department managers who are making selections from the eligible list resulting from this examination. I have read the above instructions and information, and certify that I have complied with these instructions.

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