Management Analyst II/III

  • Merced County, CA
  • Merced, California
  • Mar 17, 2020
Full Time Administrative Analysis and Research
  • Salary: $5,544.93 - $8,280.13 Monthly USD

Job Description

Examples of Duties
Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:
  • Review of contracts and action items submitted for Board of Supervisors' agendas.
  • Develop meeting agendas and recommend resolutions for complex issues and concerns.
  • Reviews fiscal information and makes recommendations regarding funding levels.
  • Perform as a Team Leader and provide training and mentor-ship to other analysts.
  • Represent the County at meetings, committees, boards, and commissions. Also acts as a liaison between the County Executive Office and the general public.
  • Review, analyze and interpret legislation.
  • Responds to the most sensitive and complex complaints.
  • Participates in community outreach activities.
  • Handles special projects for the Board of Supervisors.
  • Reviews and analyzes legislation for potential impacts to the County.

Minimum Qualifications
Experience :

Level II - Two (2) years of responsible professional experience in a public agency or administrative position involving the review and analysis of budgeting matters or study and recommendation on administrative procedures. OR One (1) year successful performance as a Management Analyst I in Merced County.

Level III - Three (3) years of progressively responsible professional experience in a public agency or a managerial, administrative, or staff position which included the analysis of sensitive, complex administrative, fiscal matters and the development and implementation of recommendations. OR Two (2) years successful performance as a Management Analyst II in Merced County.

Education:

Level II/III - Equivalent to graduation from a four (4) year college or university in public, business, or business administration, political science, or related field. (A Master's Degree in Public or Business Administration may be substituted for two (2) years of the required experience or additional directly related experience may be substituted for the education on a year-for-year basis.)
Essential Functions
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
  • Assist in preparation and review of operating, annual and capital improvement budgets.
  • Recommends resolutions to sensitive and complex issues to the Board of Supervisors as designated.
  • Analyze data, interpret policies, procedures and regulations, develop appropriate conclusions, and prepare reports.
  • Resolve conflicts and respond appropriately to complaints.
  • Complete multiple priority projects with conflicting deadlines and under stressful conditions.
  • Establish, implement and achieve goals and objectives.
  • Operate a personal computer and other modern office equipment.
  • Communicate effectively with others in person and over the telephone.
  • Maintain confidential information in accordance with legal standards and/or County regulations.
  • Represent the County with the community and other agencies.
  • Prepare multi-media presentations for the Board of Supervisors and other groups.
  • Maintain a professional and effective working relationship with the administrative team.
  • Frequent use of depth perception, peripheral vision and color perception.
  • Occasionally lift, carry, reach, push, pull, twist and manipulate large and small objects.
  • Frequent use of hand-eye coordination.
  • Frequent use of data entry device including repetitive hand and arm motion.
  • Occasionally lift and carry up to 40 pounds.
  • Normal dexterity, frequent holding and grasping.
  • Sit or stand for long periods of time.
  • Regular attendance is an essential function.
Knowledge of:
  • Current principles, practices, trends and theories of Public Administration, including fiscal, administrative and personnel management, budget management, program evaluation, management systems, methods and procedures.
  • Federal and State funds available for local purposes and methods of securing grants.
  • Applicable County ordinance, resolutions, policies and procedures.
  • Myers-Milias-Brown, and other related Federal and State laws and regulations.
  • Research and statistical methodology and methods of graphic presentation.
  • Personal computers, spreadsheet, data base software and information systems.
Ability to:
  • Learn and interpret pertinent federal, state and local laws, codes, rules and regulations.
  • Analyze problems, identify alternative solutions, project consequences of proposed actions and implement recommendations in support of goals.
  • Remain abreast of developments in the field of administration, budgetary preparation and management.
  • Organize and develop comprehensive narrative and statistical reports.
  • Plan, initiate and complete work assignments with a minimum of direction.
  • Determine priorities and design methods for achieving objectives.
  • Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships in a team environment, and with officials, department heads and other personnel in Merced County and other agencies.


HOLIDAYS & LEAVES
MANAGEMENT LEAVE


May receive, depending upon classification, 96 hours per Fiscal Year (prorated for the time remaining in the fiscal year).

VACATION

10 days the first 5 years of continuous employment (limited to a maximum of 160 hours), 15 days in the second 5 years of continuous employment (limited to a maximum of 240 hours), and 20 days after 10 years of continuous employment (limited to a maximum of 320 hours). Optional annual sell back of a portion of accumulated vacation leave hours (maximum - 40 hours).

SICK LEAVE

.0462 hours sick leave for each paid regularly scheduled work hour. 12 days (96 hours per year) with unlimited accumulation. Optional annual buy back of a portion of accumulated sick leave hours upon meeting certain criteria.

HOLIDAYS

Twelve paid holidays annually plus one optional holiday.

BEREAVEMENT LEAVE

Three (3) regularly scheduled consecutive work days or five (5) days if distance traveled over 500 miles one-way.

INSURANCE
HEALTH INSURANCE


County paid health plan with maximum contributions; 100% for employee up to maximum of $420, 50% of dependent up to maximum of $100 for child/$220 for spouse biweekly. There are multiple health plans to choose from. County paid dental and vision plans, 100% for employee, with 50% of dependent premiums paid by the County.

County sponsored employee health clinic available for zero or reduced co-pay depending on selected health plan.

DISABILITY INSURANCE


Management Disability Plan includes a comprehensive Short/Long Term Disability plan paid for by the County.

LIFE INSURANCE

$50,000 County-paid Management Life Insurance coverage. $5,000 County-paid Life Insurance coverage (Accidental Death and Dismemberment included). Voluntary Term Life and Universal Life Insurance available - premium paid by employee.

RETIREMENT
DEFERRED COMPENSATION


The County offers a 457 Deferred Compensation Plan. Employees choose their investment funds and can make pretax contributions to the plan up to the maximum allowable.

MERCED COUNTY EMPLOYEE RETIREMENT ASSOCIATION


The retirement plan is a defined benefit plan administered pursuant to the County Employees Retirement Law of 1937 and other provisions of the California Government Code. MCERA members also pay into Social Security.The applicable benefit formula is dependent upon your hire date with an MCERA employer; yourpension amount will be determined by your age, years of service and final compensation amount.

EMPLOYEE PROGRAMS
EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (EAP)


MHN EAP services provides up to five face-to-face counseling sessions per incident and provides a toll-free "800" hotline available 24/7 for emergencies and crisis intervention. EAP services include counseling services, legal services, financial services and Work-life Resource services.

For more information log on to members.mhn.com.


EMPLOYEE TICKETS, COUPONS, and DISCOUNTS

The County of Merced has partnered with Employee Savings Tickets to provide discounted coupons and tickets for all county employees to attractions throughout the state and out-of-state. The discounts and coupons are available for shopping, movies, sporting events, theme parks, zoos and aquariums and much more.

THIS BULLETIN IS NOT A CONTRACT AND DOES NOT CREATE CONTRACTUAL OR LEGAL RIGHTS ON BEHALF OF ANY EMPLOYEE. THIS BULLETIN IS SUBJECT OF BEING SUPPLEMENTED, MODIFIED, WITHDRAWN OR OTHERWISE CHANGED PENDING LABOR AGREEMENTS AND/OR AT THE DISCRETION OF THE COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER OR AS THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS DEEM NECESSARY.


For answers to specific questions regarding employee benefits, please call Human Resources at 209.385.7682 or go to Merced County Benefits Summary


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Please describe your experience providing consultation and assistance to internal customers regarding accounting policies, methods, and procedures.

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Describe your experience creating, implementing, and managing a budget, including any monitoring of cash. Incorporate the size of the budget and your specific responsibility throughout the process.

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Describe your experience analyzing and interpreting legislation and/or policies to determine the impact to programs and processes, and the effects those impacts may have on current or future budgets.

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Please provide an example of a project that you have managed from the initiation phase to the closure phase. Describe how you managed the project and the outcome of the project.

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