Management Analyst - Water Conservation & Sustainability

City of South Pasadena | South Pasadena, CA

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Posted Date 2/03/2019

Essential Funtions
Under general supervision, the Management Analyst performs a wide variety of complex analytical, grant administration and administrative support activities within an assigned functional area. Positions in this class may provide general direction to subordinate staff as assigned.

Distinguishing Characteristics
This is the journey-level class in the Management Analyst series. This class perform routine analytical work that require previous analytical and grant administration experience. Employees in this class assist higher-level management or supervisory staff in various management tasks and projects covering a range of issues.

Examples of Essential Duties
Works with utility customers and staff toward improving water use efficiency. Work with external partners, including non-profits, residents, and businesses to be a leader in policy issues relating to energy conservation, renewable and green energy initiatives, water, irrigation, conservation and recycling.

Monitor sustainability-related changes in local, state, and federal law and policy. Analyze, formulate and collaborate with others in the development and implementation of strategies, policies and procedures. Participate in professional organizations to promote City programs and present to boards, commissions, businesses and neighborhood groups. Perform other related duties, as assigned.

Develops educational and outreach brochures, flyers, literature and other materials to support water conservation; develops guidelines for sustainable landscape best practices including water efficient plant palettes, efficient irrigation, smart controllers, sustainable maintenance practices and tree care; responds to questions from customers, vendors and industry experts concerning water conservation programs available;schedules and conducts customer water use surveys, audits and makes recommendations for water use efficiency retrofits and improvements; assists in conducting water efficiency presentations, tours and speaks as needed in front of small and large groups regarding water conservation programs and guidelines; organizes and administers grant applications for funding of water use efficiency projects, water quality protection and watershed management.

Assists in the development and implementation of policies, programs and procedures through research and analysis; manages or completes a variety of projects involving research and analysis. Manages and coordinates administrative activities for a variety of programs. Makes recommendations on policy procedures, workflow, employee training needs, and other work related projects.

Researches, analyzes and makes recommendations on potential programs for funding under special grant programs. Administers grant programs, tracks, processes, maintains grant reimbursements. Prepares and administers grant budgets. Completes financial and narrative reports regarding grant-funded activities. Interfaces with finance and other city departments, outside auditors and funding agencies on grant activities.

Assists in managing and administering citywide programs and projects including a Climate Action Pan.

Analyzes and interprets data collected and prepares periodic or special reports. Prepares written reports, visual aides, letters, contracts and other written documents and computerized reports as needed. May make verbal and written presentations to the City Council and to other public and private groups.

Coordinates interdepartmental activities and issues as directed. Answers questions and provides information to City staff and the public regarding related city policies, procedures and contracts.

Conducts surveys, performs research and statistical analyses on administrative, fiscal/budgetary, personnel, and operational problems. Assists preparation of requests for proposal services required by Department.

May serve as a representative or staff on committees, review boards and management study teams. Coordinates committee activities, meetings, related responsibilities and assigned projects. Represents city with other governmental agencies and community groups as assigned.

Graduation from accredited college or university with a bachelor's degree in public administration or policy, political science or a related field, and at least one-year of increasingly complex analytical and administrative experience with a governmental agency, preferably within a municipal setting. A broad knowledge of current trends, policy and technical information on municipal sustainability programs is highly desirable. A master's degree may be substituted for one year related experience.

Knowledge of
Basic research and report writing techniques and Basic research and grant writing techniques; data collection and analysis; functional areas of governmental departments and agencies; and modern office methods, procedures and practices including automated word processing systems, excel, power point, adobe, and other software and statistical applications.

Fore more information and to apply, please go to the city website. Must submit an online application no later than Feb 20, 2019.

Job Category
Local Government
Career Level
Mid Level

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