Property Information and Business Systems Manager

Full-time
Contra Costa County Treasurer Tax Collector
11/14/2021

Contra Costa County’s Treasurer-Tax Collector Department (TTC) is recruiting for a qualified individual to fill one (1) vacancy of Property Information and Business Systems Manager in Martinez, CA.
 
The Treasurer-Tax Collector’s office has a staff of approximately 25 employees organized into two offices that provide Treasury and Tax Collections services to County Departments, School Districts, Special Districts/Agencies, and the public. We are committed to fulfilling the obligations of the Office; bill, collect, invest, borrow, safeguard, and disburse monies and properties. We do this on behalf of the County, other government agencies and entities, and private individuals as specified by law.
 
This position will play a key role in evaluating business requirements and leveraging system functionality for improvements. This will require an individual to be able to establish collaborative relationships with stakeholders and develop a keen interest in the work they do to understand how technology can be implemented to its fullest capacity. If you are great at understanding systems and working in a team environment, apply today!
 
We are looking for someone who is:
  • Professional and dependable. You will need to work independently and take initiative in your work.
  • Customer-focused. Your role will require you to be responsive and proactive when addressing stakeholders.
  • Organized and ambitious. You will need to balance multiple assignments and priorities in a fast-paced environment.
  • Detailed-Oriented. You will be developing proposals, models, and plans for systems, so you will need to pay attention to details.
  • Good at communicating. You will be working with internal and external stakeholders and must communicate with them effectively.
  • A team player and leader. You will need to work well with co-workers and manage the execution of projects that involve multiple people.
 
What you will typically be responsible for:
Studying, developing, or modifying complex revenue and finance systems 
Managing the full scope of projects, including budgetary and regulatory compliance
Collaborating with hardware and software vendors for programming and analysis services
Developing and validating test plans and process improvement plans
Establish project plans and schedules
 
A few reasons you might love this job:
You will have some independence in your work, while still being able to collaborate in a team setting
You will be able to implement innovative ideas to systems issues
You will work in a supportive and cohesive environment
 
A few challenges you might face in this job:
The County has limited resources that might impact your work
There is a high standard for performance and quality of work
You will need to juggle multiple priorities with conflicting deadlines

Competencies Required:
  • Analyzing & Interpreting Data: Drawing meaning and conclusions from quantitative or qualitative data 
  • Delivering Results: Meeting organizational goals and customer expectations and making decisions that produce high-quality results by applying technical knowledge, analyzing problems, and calculating risks 
  • Innovative Problem Solving: Identifying and analyzing problems in order to propose new ways to do business 
  • Mechanical Insight: Comprehending how mechanical, electrical, and structural systems operate and interact 
  • Professional & Technical Expertise: Applying technical subject matter to the job 
  • Leveraging Technology: Applying technology for improvements in organizational efficiency and effectiveness 
  • Attention to Detail: Focusing on the details of work content, work steps, and final work products 
  • Establishing Credibility: Doing what he/she commits to doing and respecting the confidentiality of information and concerns shared by others 
  • Learning Agility: Seeking learning opportunities and applying the lessons to one’s work 
  • Self-Management: Showing personal organization, self-discipline, and dependability 
  • Informing: Proactively obtaining and sharing information 
  • Listening: Fully comprehending spoken communication 
  • Teamwork: Collaborating with others to achieve shared goals 
  • Project Management: Ensuring that projects are on-time, on-budget, and achieve their objectives
To read the complete job description, please click here.

The eligible list established from this recruitment may be used to fill future openings for up to six (6) months.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Education: Possession of a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university with a major in Computer Science, Information Processing, Business or Public Administration, or a closely related field.

Experience: Four (4) years of full-time or its equivalent experience managing complex business automation and re-design projects which must have included responsibility for large business applications and leadership of subordinate project team members.

Substitution for Education: Additional qualifying experience of the type noted above may be substituted for the required education on a year for year basis to a maximum of two (2) years.

Desirable Qualifications:
- Experience with database management (SQL/Oracle)
- Experience with software development (PHP, VBA, Coldfusion, Java, HTML, asp)
- Experience as a System Administrator
- Experience with automation scripting (batch files, shell scripts)
- Experience doing Network Management
- Experience with Web Development

SELECTION PROCESS:

Application Filing: All applicants must apply online at https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/contracosta and submit the information as indicated on the job announcement by the final filing date.
Application Evaluation: Depending on the number of applications received, an Application Evaluation Board may be convened to evaluate and select the best-qualified candidates for invitation to the next phase of the examination.
Oral Exam Interviews: (Weighted 100%) The Oral Interviews will measure candidates' competencies as they relate to the job. In the Oral Interviews, applicants must achieve an average passing score of 70% or higher on each of the Oral Interview competencies, as well as an overall passing score of 70% or higher. These may include, but are not limited to: Analyzing and Interpreting Data, Delivering Results, Mechanical Insight, Leveraging Technology, and Informing.
Final Selection Interviews: Scheduled for Mid-December.
Tentative Recruitment Timeline
Oral Exam Interviews: Week of November 15, 2021
Final Selection Interviews:  Mid-December
 
The Human Resources Department may change the examination steps noted above in accordance with the Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices.

COVID-19 VACCINE REQUIREMENTS
Please note that as of August 24, 2021, Contra Costa County enacted a mandatory COVID-19 vaccine requirement for employees. Proof of full vaccination will be required of all employees, including new hires. The policy requirements can be found here: https://www.contracosta.ca.gov/DocumentCenter/View/72164/2021824-Mandatory-Vaccination-Policy-PDF?bidId=
 
CONVICTION HISTORY
After you receive a conditional job offer, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you have received a conditional job offer. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances. Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with Contra Costa County. If you accept a conditional job offer, the Human Resources department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment.
 
DISASTER SERVICE WORKER
All Contra Costa County employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law. Employment with the County requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency.

 EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
It is the policy of Contra Costa County to consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, or other protected category under the law.