The Management Analyst of Strategic Programs will perform a wide variety of analytical and administrative duties including special projects, research studies and analyses; is responsible for the preparation, administration, and development of comprehensive reports and a variety of complex, technical, and problem solving activities in support of assigned functional areas, primarily in operations and water resources. The Management Analyst must demonstrate a strong attention to detail and accuracy, while maintaining efficiency, and must be proficient in a variety of computer applications, specifically Excel. The selected candidate will demonstrate eagerness to learn new tasks, seek out more efficient methods and practices, display initiative in their work, and flexibility to adapt procedures as organizational priorities change, while coordinating assigned activities with other departments, divisions, outside agencies, and the general public regarding assigned programs and services.
Immediate Impact: The successful candidate will be given the following objectives upon hire:
• Within 3 months, become familiar with the District's Accounting Structure and develop a working knowledge of the District's Financial system.
• Within 3 months, become familiar with and develop a working knowledge of the Water & Wastewater production and development fee tracking systems.
• Within 6 months, become familiar with and have the ability to draft developer agreements.
• Within 6 months, become familiar with and develop a working knowledge of the District's Geographical Information System.
The Ideal Candidate:
• Is an effective communicator, with the ability to interact professionally with a wide range of audiences.
• Is professional, dependable, efficient, and organized, with the ability to work under pressure with frequent interruptions and changing priorities, all while maintaining a pleasant, professional demeanor.
• Is an engaging team player, looking out for the common good of the organization, while seeking out opportunities to bring new ideas and innovative thinking to the Strategic Programs Department.
• Is focused and pays close attention to details, ensuring work products meet or exceed department and organizational standards.
• Possesses a Bachelors Degree in public administration, business administration, finance, accounting, or a closely related field. *Master's Degree is highly desirable.
• Possesses three years of increasingly responsible finance, administration, analytical, and contract administration experience. *Experience administering programs in a governmental jurisdiction is highly desirable. • Possesses a valid California Class C Driver's license.
Compensation: The salary range for the Management Analyst is $6,940-$9,101 per month with an excellent benefits package. Placement within the salary range will be based on the candidate's qualifications and experience.
WESA offers a comprehensive benefit plan, some of which includes:
•Medical, dental, vision, accidental death and dismemberment insurance, a life insurance policy equal to two times the annual salary for the employee and a $1,000.00 policy for eligible dependents. Benefits become effective on the first of the month following a 30-day waiting period and the Authority contributes 90% of the cost of such insurance.
• CalPERS Retirement is provided using the 2.7 at age 55 formula for "Classic" Members. Retirement is provided using the 2% at age 62 formula for "New" Members.
• Three deferred compensation plans to which an employee may voluntarily contribute up to $19,500 per year. The Authority does not contribute to these plans.
• Twelve (12) paid holidays per year. Upon employment with WESA for one year, employees also receive one (1) floating holiday annually.
• Employees accrue vacation at the rate of 3.08 hours per two-week pay period for the first 4 years of employment; 4.62 hours for years 5-8;6.16 hours for years 9-13; 6.47 hours for years 14-18; and 6.78 for 19+ years of service.
• Sick leave is accrued at the rate of 3.70 hours per bi-weekly pay period for a total of 96.20 hours per year with unlimited accumulation.
• Additional benefits available include:9/80 work schedule, Direct Deposit, Flexible Spending Accounts, Employee Assistance Program, Educational Assistance, Certification Reimbursement Program, Certification Bonus Program and two credit unions.
Our Mission: To manage our natural resources to provide reliable, cost efficient and high quality water and wastewater services for the communities we serve, while promoting conservation, environmental responsibility, educations, community interaction, ethical behavior and recognizing employees as highly valuable assets.
The Water Employee Services Authority: WESA was established as a joint powers authority between the Elsinore Valley Municipal Water District and Meeks & Daley Water Company. As a joint powers authority, WESA provides professional water and wastewater services to both agencies. WESA is committed to:
• Professionalism-Demonstrating competency while maintaining a professional demeanor and upholding a reputation for expertise, efficiency, and high quality through delivery of information, services, and products.
• Enthusiasm-Possessing a strong drive for learning, innovation, forward thinking, and the overall desire to do your job well.
• Transparency-Demonstrating high moral standards in principles, intentions and actions; conduct that encourages loyalty, integrity, and trust.
• Inclusiveness-Promoting respect and teamwork through communication and appreciation for all.
• Stewardship-Taking ownership and responsibility for assigned responsibilities, while demonstrating a proactive, positive willingness to serve.
The Application Process: If you are interested in this opportunity, submit a completed WESA employment application online at www.wesawater.com. Resumes and certifications may be included, but will not be accepted in lieu of a completed employment application. This position is open until filled. First review of applications will begin on Friday April 30, 2021.
Lake Elsinore, California