Description Benefits Supplemental Questions
Under general direction, to assist the Director, Resource Management Agency with planning, organizing, directing, and managing the County Resource Management Agency; to have day-to-day responsibility for the coordination and supervision of delegated areas of Resource Management Agency operations and functions; to plan, design, and oversee the construction, maintenance, and operation of roads and public works facilities; to provide highly responsible and technical staff support for public work studies and functions; and to do related work as required; to serve as a liaison with community, regional, or State agencies; acts as the Director in the absence of the Director, Resource Management Agency; and does other work as required.
Assistant Director - Resource Management Agency is the fully functional assistant department head level and is responsible for operations, management, and supervision of several sections of the agency. Assisting the Director, Resource Management Agency with the management and administration of the Agency and providing direct supervision for an assigned Division(s) in the Agency.
Director, Resource Management Agency
An assigned group of Division/Unit Manager. A variety of professional, technical and office support staff, within the Agency.
TYPICAL PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
Sit for extended periods; frequently stand and walk; normal manual dexterity and eye-hand coordination; lift and move objects weighing up to 25 lbs.; corrected hearing and vision to normal range; verbal communication; use of office equipment, including computer, telephone, calculator, copiers, and FAX.
TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS
Work in an office environment and sustained posture in a seated, walking or standing position; occasional field work is required; continuous contact with other staff and the public; some work may involve interaction with customers who may exhibit unstable behaviors or violent reactions to decisions.
Examples Of Essential Duties: EXAMPLES OF IMPORTANT AND ESSENTIAL DUTIES (The following is used as a partial description and is not restrictive as to duties required.)
Assists with planning, organizing, directing, and managing the functions and services of the Resource Management Agency
Consults with the Director, Resource Management Agency and makes recommendations regarding Agency issues and services
May be assigned the management of one or move Agency Divisions Plans, assigns, and schedules work for Division staff;
May act for the director in his/her absence
Selects, supervises, and evaluates assigned staff; provides consultation regarding special problems and issues for Division staff
Serves as a member of the administrative team in setting Agency goals and objectives
Assesses County planning, infrastructure, facilities, and operational needs and develops services to meet those needs
Assist with establishing Agency operating standards, policies, and procedures to comply with laws, statutes, and funding source requirements; assists with the design and implementation of complaint and grievance processes
Supervises, directs, and consults with staff regarding the delivery of client services Designs and implements community outreach efforts
Develops and implements staff training
Provides oversight and direction for a variety of Agency programs and services Assists with development and monitoring of the Agency/Division budget Prepares and submits grant proposals
Monitors grants, submitting requisite activity reports and grant modifications; prepares and reviews contracts/subcontracts
Reviews and approves payment claims, as delegated
Provides direction for development and maintenance of records and reports Provides staff support and coordination for boards and committees
Represents the Agency and participates in regional sub-committees and work groups; develops proposals for securing additional funding to maintain or develop Agency/Division services
Participates in decisions regarding the allocation of limited service resources
Represents the Agency with other County departments, community organizations, and other government agencies
Other duties as assigned
Training and Experience:
Any combination of training and experience which would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be:
Three years of management experience in a large and complex organization performing duties comparable to a Principal Planner, Principal Engineer, Program Manager, or other similar supervisory or managerial position in local government and working with elected officials;
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's degree in Public
Administration, Engineering, Planning, Business Administration, or a closely related field. Master's degree preferred; and
Possess a valid California Class C driver's license or the ability to provide suitable transportation that is approved by the appointing authority.
Supplemental Information: MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Thorough knowledge of the functions, services, and operations of the Resource Management Agency
Thorough knowledge of Federal, State and local laws, rules and regulations relating to financing of construction and maintenance of public works facilities.
Current concepts and techniques of community development, infrastructure systems management, public administration, or environmental resource management
Laws, rules and regulations governing planning, environmental review, integrated waste management, infrastructure design and maintenance, procurement, or public contracting
Goals, purposes, policies, procedures and programs of the County's Resource Management Agency
Principles of budget development and fiscal control
Principles of program development and evaluation
Grant development and administration
Principles of staff supervision, training, and evaluation
Assist the Director, Resource Management Agency with the management and administration of the Agency
Act in the absence of the Director, Resource Management Agency
Plan, organize, and manage the functions and operations of one or more divisions within the Agency
Evaluate divisional policy and program practices, define problem areas, develop and direct implementation of policy decisions and practices to improve divisional operations.
Interpret, explain and apply a variety of Federal, State and County policy directives, rules, procedures and regulations
Supervise, train, evaluate and motivate assigned professional and support staff
Direct the establishment and maintenance of a variety of a variety of administrative, fiscal, and program records and reports
Deal firmly and tactfully with contractors, engineers, developers, and property owners
Effectively represent the Resource Management Agency in contacts with clients, the public, community organizations, other County staff, and other government organizations
Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships
Manage, coordinate, and direct a wide variety of construction-related activities
Supervise, train, evaluate, and discipline assigned staff
Prepare and administer both capital and operational budgets
Prepare technical reports
Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing
Establish and maintain cooperative work relationships with those contacted in the course of work
Maintain effective audio-visual discrimination and perception needed for making observations, communicating with others, reading and writing, and operating assigned office equipment
Maintain a mental capacity which allows for making sound decisions and demonstrating intellectual capabilities
The contents of this class specification shall not be construed to constitute any expressed or implied warranty or guarantee, nor shall it constitute a contract of employment. The County of San Benito assumes no responsibility beyond the general accuracy of the document, nor does it assume responsibility for any errors or omissions in the information contained herein. The contents of this specification may be modified or revoked without notice. Terms and conditions of employment are determined through a "meet and confer" process and are subject to the Memorandum of Understanding currently in effect.
In accordance with California Government Code section 3100, et., seq., all County of San Benito employees are considered disaster service workers who may be required to report for duty, or remain on duty to address disaster service activities in the event of an emergency or disaster and are required to undertake an applicable loyalty oath.
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