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Published
February 13, 2020
Location
Napa, California
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The Napa Valley

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The Napa Valley - Internationally known for its fine wines exciting restaurants and world-class resorts, is home to 140,000 residents who share a strong sense of community and a legacy of preserving and protecting our rich agricultural heritage.

Located in the heart of California's preeminent wine region, the Napa Valley is also part of the dynamic San Francisco Bay Metropolitan Area. With its sunny Mediterranean climate and proximity to the mountains and ocean, the Valley offers residents easy access to virtually unlimited shopping, dining, cultural and recreational opportunities.

The Napa Valley's strategic location, natural and cultural resources, history of responsible land use planning and attractive quality of life provide the ideal mix of small town living and big city amenities.

County of Napa as an Employer

The County of Napa is a highly respected employer within the local community as well as throughout the region. We offer rewarding and challenging work, flexible hours, competitive salaries, a comprehensive benefits package and tremendous opportunities for career growth. At the County of Napa we truly value our employees and are committed to diversity in our family-oriented environment. This is why we are the Employer of Choice for more than 1,400 employees.

As an organization, the County is dedicated to improving the lives of our citizens and reflecting the best of the community's values: Respect, Accountability, Dedication, Integrity and Innovation.
The Position

This recruitment is being conducted to fill one full-time vacancy in the Public Works Department. The list established by this recruitmentmay be used to fill future full-time, part-time, limited term, and extra help vacancies for up to one year.

Salary:
Staff Services Analyst I:
$32.73 - $39.15 Hourly
$2,618.40 - $3,132.00 Biweekly
$5,673.20 - $6,786.00 Monthly
$68,078.40 - $81,432.00 Annually

Staff Services Analyst II:
$36.01 - $43.03 Hourly
$2,880.80 - $3,442.40 Biweekly
$6,241.73 - $7,458.53 Monthly
$74,900.80 - $89,502.40 Annually

Based on the qualifications of the applicant pool, thePublic Works Departmentmay choose to fill this position at either the Staff Services Analyst I or II level.

The Public Works Staff Services Analyst provides administrative and fiscal support to one or more divisions of the Public Works Department. Public Works is a fast-paced environment and priorities change rapidly. The ideal candidate will have the ability to adapt to changing work assignments while keeping within deadlines. The duties andskills of the position include but are not limited to:

Budget: Assist with budgetary needs of Fleet Manager; Animal Shelter Manager and assigned Special Districts; update and maintain list of vehicles and equipment, track department assigned vehicles;monitor cash and fund balances for assigned budgets; prepare budget adjustments and journals as required.

Grants: Prepare reports needed for management, auditors and external agencies; prepare claims for reimbursement and maintain audit documents;track project grants through life cycle.

Contract Preparation: Write Requests for Proposals/Request for Qualifications, negotiate terms and write Professional Service Agreements; prepare Public Works purchase orders; monitor changing service needs and amend service agreements as necessary; track the terms of contracts and work proactively to renew or solicit new proposals if necessary.

Board Letters: Create letters to the Board of Supervisors requesting approval of leases, space license agreements, purchases and budgetary adjustments.

THE RECRUITMENT PROCESS

1. Applications are due by 5:00 P.M. on Monday,March 2, 2020.

2. Applications will be screened for minimum qualifications the week of March 2, 2020.

3. Candidates who meet the minimum qualifications will have their supplemental responses scored by subject matter experts the week of March 9, 2020. The most qualified applicants from the scoring of the supplemental questions will be invited for an Oral Panel Interview.

4. Oral Panel Interviewsaretentatively scheduled to take placethe week ofMarch 23, 2020.Only the most qualified candidates from the interview process will be placed on the eligibility list and may be considered to fillpositions for up to one year.

The Human Resources Department reserves the right to change the recruitment process at any time.

Example of Duties

Perform a variety of responsible and specialized technical staff support services in a County department in such areas as general administration, fiscal, legislative, personnel, program and data processing, and systems analysis. Conduct a variety of special projects and/or surveys involving research, data collection, and analysis; make appropriate recommendations; prepare and maintain reports on assigned projects. In the County Administrator's Office perform the less difficult technical work involved in the review and analysis of routine administrative and budgetary requests; assist in performing county-wide budget coordination; provide routine workers' compensation program coordination and administration. Review, analyze and make recommendations regarding budget and additional position requests submitted by assigned departments; monitor and analyze program plans, expenditures and revenues, and make recommendations regarding requested Board of Supervisors' actions for assigned departments; write routine resolutions and proclamations for presentation. Analyze reports, studies, grants, contracts and proposals; make recommendations for implementation or development of studies, grants, contracts and proposals. Consult with departmental staff and representatives of other County and/or State offices on programs, projects, or specialized assigned activities. Record, track, monitor and report on Federal and State grant funding monies. Assist in the review and formulation of departmental policies and procedures; prepare reports and make recommendations on policies, procedures, and programs. Review and analyze proposed legislation and advise management on potential impact. Prepare data and compile supporting documentation for budget development; may monitor budget expenditures. Assist in personnel management tasks and/or staff development activities. Analyze and compile costs of buildings including maintenance and utilities; analyze water consumption and recommend conservation measures; assist in negotiating lease amendments. Operate a computer terminal to input, access, and print data, reports and projects; operate various office equipment. Study and analyze data processing programs and systems; assist in developing and implementing data processing systems and make recommendations for modification. Develop computerized spreadsheets and custom design spreadsheets. Participate in and attend meetings of various committees and organizations as required; make presentations before governing bodies. Prepare and maintain clear, concise, and comprehensive records, reports, and correspondence. May provide lead supervision over assigned staff, which may include assigning, scheduling, coordinating and prioritizing work, and providing training. Perform related duties as assigned.

TYPICAL QUALIFICATIONS

KNOWLEDGE OF:

Principles and practices of public administration.

Principles and practices relating to budget programs and general systems management.

Operations and functions of County government.

Departmental organization, programs, policies and procedures.

Program evaluation and management.

Computer equipment, data processing programs such as word processing and spreadsheet applications, and sophisticated office machines.

Methods and techniques used in public sector budget administration including budget preparation and analysis.

Systems analysis.

Research and report preparation and basic statistics.

Basic report writing and correspondence preparation techniques.

ABILITY TO:

Compile and analyze technical and statistical information and data.

Understand, interpret and apply ordinances and federal, state, and local legislation.

Understand, research, and interpret complex policies, procedures and regulations; make recommendations for modification or change.

Collect, analyze, interpret and apply data to assigned projects.

Develop procedures and operational guidelines.

Oversee programs, projects, or assignments.

Prepare reports, surveys, and other required material.

Make presentations before boards, commissions, and groups.

Make accurate statistical and/or mathematical computations.

Identify problems and issues.

Analyze situations accurately and take effective action.

Prepare and maintain clear, concise, and complete records and reports.

Schedule and organize workload; adjust to changes and meet specific deadlines.

Communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.

Accept increasing responsibility.

Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with persons contacted during the course of work.

EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION

To qualify for these classifications, an individual must possess any combination of experience and education that would likely produce the required knowledge and abilities. Desirable combinations are:

Staff Services Analyst I

Experience:
No related experience is required.

Education:
Equivalent to graduation from college with major course work in business administration, public administration, systems analysis, accounting, or related field. (Responsible supervisory or higher level experience performing a variety of difficult analytical work, which includes the independent research, analysis, and preparation of reports, in any of the following areas: administrative, management, personnel, fiscal, budgetary, or data processing may be substituted for the required education on a year-for-year basis.)

Staff Services Analyst II

Experience:
One year of experience performing administrative management, personnel, fiscal, budgetary, staff development, or data processing analysis work, including the preparation of recommendations and reports, or one year of experience as a Staff Services Analyst I.

Education:
Equivalent to graduation from college with major course work in business administration, public administration, systems analysis, accounting, or related field. (Responsible supervisory or higher level experience performing a variety of difficult analytical work, which includes the independent research, analysis, and preparation of reports, in any of the following areas: administrative, management, personnel, fiscal, budgetary, or data processing may be substituted for the required education on a year-for-year basis.)

License or Certificate*:
Possession of a valid California Driver's License.

*Any license, certification, or registration required for this position shall be maintained (i.e. active and in good standing) at all times during employment with Napa County. For continued employment with Napa County, you must maintain such license, certification, or registration to meet the minimum qualifications of this position.

ADA Accommodation:
Applicants requiring accommodation during the application and/or selection process pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities (ADA) Act should contact County of Napa Human Resources at (707) 253-4303.

PUBLIC SERVICES EMPLOYEES BENEFITS INFORMATION

SALARY -
Salaries are based on a five-step range. Appointments are usually made at the beginning step with advances occurring at six months and the completion of each year thereafter. Salary rates are reviewed annually.

ADDITIONAL BENEFITS INFO -
Click here for additional benefits information forPublic ServicesEmployees: https://www.countyofnapa.org/DocumentCenter/View/7508/Benefits-Summary---Public-Service-Employees-PSE

THESE BENEFITS DO NOT APPLY TO EXTRA HELP POSITIONS

EMPLOYMENT INFORMATION

PHYSICAL STANDARDS -
Certain designated County positions require a candidate to pass a physical examination prior to appointment. Offers of employment are conditional upon successful completion of this examination.

FINGERPRINTING -
All employees hired into allocated positions or extra help positions will be fingerprinted.

SELECTION PROCESS -

FOR POSITIONS IN THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS AND THE PROBATION DEPARTMENT - The selection process will include an oral board interview, psychological assessment, background investigation, and a pre-employment physical exam.

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Instructions for Supplemental Application Questions. The following questions comprise one of the steps in the selection process for this position and are intended to assist you in presenting your qualifications. Only the information you provide in your answers to these questions will be evaluated and scored to determine the best qualified candidates to continue in the selection process for this position. Please be complete and specific in answering the questions as your score will be based on this information. Applications submitted without responses to the supplemental questions will not be evaluated. Although your experience and education should relate back to your application, your application and or resume will not be reviewed when scoring the supplemental questions. Therefore, please be as detailed as possible in your responses to the supplemental questions. I have read and understand the instructions presented above.

  • Yes
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Please describe in detail your experience as it relates to Budget preparation and/or analysis. Include your job title and years of experience in your response.

    03
    Please describe in detail your experience as it relates to Accounting. Include your job title and years of experience in your response.

      04
      Please describe in detail your experience as it relates to Contract and/or Agenda preparation (or other writing examples). Include your job title and years of experience in your response.

        * Required Question

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