Principal Administrative Analyst - Recovery Operations

County of Sonoma
(707) 565-2331
(707) 565-3770

The County Administrator's Office (CAO) is seeking a talented and experienced professional to assist with the oversight of the County's recovery efforts related to the October 2017 fires, in the areas of housing, watershed protections, economic development, and community resiliency. Additionally, this position will:

  • Plan, coordinate, implement, promote, and oversee significant program projects which includes ensuring that program/project activities and services comply with relevant federal, state, and local laws, as well as policies and regulations
  • Review and analyze budgets, finances, and staffing plans
  • Assist in identifying, evaluating, and resolving highly sensitive, difficult, and complex operational and administrative problems, which may include the identification of problem areas, proposed solutions, and alternatives
  • Represent the County and/or the County Administrator's Office to public and private groups and organizations, before the Board of Supervisors, other boards and commissions, legislative hearings, and public meetings
  • Participate in budget development and monitoring processes, including forecasts, preparation and presentation of assigned budgets; review, analyze, and make recommendations regarding budget requests and changes
  • Plan, organize, and design work measurement criteria for evaluating the effectiveness and efficiency of County services
  • Select, train, supervise, and evaluate staff

The ideal candidate will not only possess the appropriate education, training, and experience for the position, but will also possess the following characteristics and competencies:

  • The ability to analyze budgets, programs, and projects, and to interpret rules, regulations, ordinances, and legislation
  • Strong reasoning and analytical skills; be able to project the outcomes of decisions/recommendations, program changes, or new services and to foresee issues and provide recommendations, as well as identify alternatives
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, including report writing and the ability to present options and recommendations before advisory boards, governing bodies, etc.
  • Effective interpersonal skills and the ability to work collaboratively with cross-functional teams
  • A sense of ownership and accountability, and a willingness and commitment to add value to the organization
  • Excellent leadership, supervisory, and mentorship skills

For more information, minimum qualifications, & to apply, please visit: EOE Apply by 11/30/17!

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