Assistant to the City Manager

Management
Full-time
The City of Lake Forest
Until Filled
949-461-3415

Supports City Manager by providing complex analysis and recommendations; writes memoranda, letters, and staff reports for City Manager and City Council presentation; monitors budget performance for various programs and the completion of budget goals.

Communicates City Manager's direction to Management Team and staff; represents City Manager at various internal and external meetings; serves as a member of the Executive Management Team.

Conducts major operational analysis and feasibility studies; considers study goals and needs, prior history, demographic variables, revenue and expenditure factors, intergovernmental relations, mitigation steps, and levels of community support.

Monitors financial status of different programs and reports on developer obligations, task completion, and payments issued.

Leads interdepartmental projects and initiatives; acts as Project Manager for major initiatives in order to ensure that projects are completed on time according to milestones in the scope of work.

Manages Customer Relations Program to ensure communications from public are responded to appropriately and in a timely manner; updates City Manager on any pressing constituent issues; resolves escalated community and public issues.

Reviews all City Council/ Housing Authority staff reports for proper content and format prior to submittal to the City Manager.

A typical way of obtaining the knowledge, skills and abilities outlined above is graduation from a four-year college or university with a Bachelor's degree in business, public administration, or a closely related field and five years of professional experience in administrative, management, systems, operations, budgetary and similar analysis; including two years of administrative and supervisory responsibility; or an equivalent combination of training and experience. A Master's Degree in Public Administration, Business Administration, or a closely related field is highly desirable.

Open until filled.  First review of applications will be 6/13/19

Salary (currently under review)
$3,291.23 - $4,278.46 Biweekly
$7,131.00 - $9,270.00 Monthly
$85,572.00 - $111,240.00 Annually