The County of Santa Cruz offers a generous benefits package which includes annual leave, paid holidays, medical, dental, vision and retirement benefits!
Apply online at www.santacruzcountyjobs.com
LAST DATE TO APPLY: Friday, December 04, 2020
Salary: $7,238 – 9,665 / Month
THE JOB: Under general direction, to plan, organize, analyze, direct and coordinate departmental administrative services including budget preparation and administration; to plan, organize, analyze, direct and coordinate departmental programs; and to do other work as required. The current recruitment is for two full-time positions in the Human Services Department Planning and Evaluation Division. One position is in the Centralized Contracts Unit and one in the Business Analytics Unit. *Effective July 11, 2020, this position will be furloughed by 7.5%.
THE REQUIREMENTS: Any combination of training and experience that would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying, unless otherwise specified. A typical way to obtain these knowledge and abilities would be: Equivalent to graduation from college with completion of courses in business, public administration or related field and three years of administrative or staff experience which includes responsibility for budgets and some experience as a supervisor. Knowledge: Thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of administration and organization. Working knowledge of the principles and practices of public budgeting, accounting and finance; principles and techniques of administrative survey, evaluation, and analysis; principles and practices of supervision and training. Some knowledge of the operations of the assigned department; application of data processing to departmental operations; and purchasing procedures. Ability to: Plan, organize and coordinate departmental fiscal and other programs; supervise, train and evaluate subordinate staff; define, analyze, evaluate and solve administrative and fiscal problems; establish and maintain an effective working relationship with others; interpret, apply and explain laws, legislation, ordinances, and administrative policies and procedures; learn to operate a personal computer to design programs, to store, retrieve and analyze information; prepare clear and concise oral and written reports; and communicate effectively before groups.
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Some positions may require possession of a valid Class C California Driver License or the employee must be able to provide suitable transportation, approved by the appointing authority.
Live and work in beautiful Santa Cruz County! The County’s natural beauty spans from its coastal beaches to its redwood forests. The County also has excellent shopping throughout the local communities and features a lively downtown area in the City of Santa Cruz and Capitola. The ideal Mediterranean climate features low humidity with a typical 300 days of sunshine a year. Its unique shops and restaurants, coupled with a multitude of cultural and recreational activities, including theater, music, art, as well as golfing, surfing, hiking and biking offer a wealth of leisure activities. Higher education includes Cabrillo College and the University of California, Santa Cruz, with two additional State Universities less than an hour away. These elements of high-quality living make Santa Cruz one of California’s most desirable areas.