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City of Stockton, CA PROGRAM MANAGER III - CITY MANAGER'S OFFICE in City of Stockton, California

PROGRAM MANAGER III - CITY MANAGER'S OFFICE

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PROGRAM MANAGER III - CITY MANAGER'S OFFICE

Salary

$7,299.35 - $9,372.50 Monthly

Location

City of Stockton, CA

Job Type

At-Will

Department

City Manager's Office

Job Number

1020-04989

Closing

10/30/2020 5:00 PM Pacific

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DEFINITION

MANAGEMENT OPPORTUNITY

Limited term assignment, which is estimated to be 3 to 4 years.

MONTHLY SALARY RANGE:

$7,299.35 - $7,673.93 - $8,067.64 - $8,480.47 - $8,914.68 - $9,372.50

FLSA STATUS: Exempt

TENTATIVE INTERVIEW DATE: TBD

Limited-term assignment estimated to be 3-4 years.

The City Manager’s Office is seeking a Program Manager III to lead and administer the Transformative Climate Communities implementation grant, awarded by the California Strategic Growth Council (SGC). This $10.8M grant will fund several partner projects in the City of Stockton to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, strengthen the economy, and improve public health and the environment — particularly in disadvantaged neighborhoods. The Program Manager III will be responsible for all aspects of grant and program administration including working with partners to facilitate project goals, budgeting, facilitating community engagement efforts, fulfilling grant reporting requirements, and overseeing the development and measurement of project indicators. The Program Manager III will also be responsible for supervising one staff person.

The ideal candidate will be a consensus builder who possesses a sensitivity to the unique needs of City neighborhoods and has knowledge of the California Strategic Growth Council and its initiatives, particularly the Transformative Climate Communities planning and implementation processes. The successful candidate will also have the strong written, verbal and quantitative skills needed to set up and monitor the grant reimbursement process, report grant progress to the Strategic Growth Council and City Council, communicate objectives to partners, and measure project success.

This is an At-Will (unclassified/unrepresented) position that reports to the Deputy City Manager. Only those applicants who best fit the needs of the City will be referred to the hiring department. Applicants who fail to fully complete the online application/supplemental questionnaire will be subject to rejection. Prior to appointment, eligible candidates will be required to submit to and successfully pass a background investigation, which will include fingerprinting.

Under administrative direction, performs a variety of professional level duties and responsibilities for implementation of Citywide strategic programs, including operational and/or other complex analyses; performs related duties as assigned.

CLASS CHARACTERISTICS

Incumbents in this management level classification are responsible, in addition to the above, for directing and managing compliance by departments with the policies and procedures of the program(s) under the supervision of this class. Work is done under the direct authority of the City Manager or departmental senior management due to the critical nature of the policies and programs. Assignments allow for a high degree of autonomy and administrative decision making in their execution. This class is distinguished from the general administrative support classes in that the duties relate specifically to administration of specialized programs.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES (Illustrative Only)

  • Plans, organizes, directs, and controls programs and projects with Citywide implications; provides expert professional assistance to City management staff.

  • Reviews and enforces administrative policies, procedures, and operations; ensures that internal and externally imposed program requirements are met.

  • Develops and directs the implementation of goals, objectives, and work standards.

  • Supervises staff, planning, assigning, reviewing, and evaluating work; participates in the selection of staff and provides for their training and professional development.

  • Provides staff leadership and technical assistance to task forces, citizen advisory committees, commissions, or boards; confers with and provides technical assistance to City departments in areas of responsibility.

  • Prepares a variety of periodic progress and special reports related to programs and activities.

  • Represents the City in meetings with representatives of governmental agencies, professional, business and community organizations and the public.

  • Prepares recommendations for annual grant and program budgets; and/or provides input for and prepares various grant applications or annual performance report of activities.

  • May confer and negotiate with developers and property owners relative to the acquisition and disposition of property and improvements; may draft project contract language and performance specifications.

  • Monitors legislation and developments related to areas of responsibility; evaluates their impact on City operations and programs; recommends and implements policy and procedural improvements.

  • Performs related duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education/Experience:

Possession of a Bachelor's degree from an accredited four-year college or university with major course work in business or public administration or a closely related field, or the field of the program to which assigned, and four (4) years of experience managing or supervising highly visible programs or projects with major departmental or citywide impact.

Other Requirements:

Specified positions may require possession of a valid California Class C driver's license.

Knowledge of:

  • Policies, principles, and resources related to the program(s) to which assigned; program monitoring and evaluation techniques;

  • Public administration principles, practices, and methods of administrative and organizational analysis;

  • Applicable federal, state, and local laws, rules and regulations;

  • Business computer user applications, particularly as related to data analysis and management;

  • Principles and practices of employee selection, supervision, training, and professional development;

  • Principles of grant application, proposal preparation, and monitoring and reporting techniques; and

  • Basic budgetary principles and practices.

Skill in:

  • Analyzing administrative, operational, or organizational problems and issues related to the program(s) to which assigned; evaluating alternatives and reaching sound conclusions;

  • Establishing, prioritizing, and implementing goals, objectives, policies, and work standards;

  • Planning, assigning, reviewing, evaluating, and directing the work of assigned staff;

  • Interpreting, explaining, and applying complex rules, regulations, policies, laws, and ordinances;

  • Providing technical assistance and staff leadership to City departments, boards, and commissions;

  • Preparing clear and concise management-level reports and correspondence;

  • Making persuasive oral presentations of ideas and recommendations;

  • Negotiating favorable contract terms for the City in assigned areas of responsibility;

  • Effectively representing the interests of the City in meetings with public agencies, the business community, or others outside the City;

  • Preparing, administering, and monitoring grant or program budgets;

  • Exercising sound, independent judgment within established guidelines; and

  • Establishing and maintaining effective relationships with those contacted in the course of the work.

This class specification should not be interpreted as all inclusive. It is intended to identify the essential functions and requirement of this job. Incumbents may be requested to perform job-related responsibilities and tasks other than those stated in this specification. Any essential function or requirement of this class will be evaluated as necessary should an incumbent/applicant be unable to perform the function or requirement due to a disability as defined by the American with Disabilities Act (ADA). Reasonable accommodation for the specific disability will be made for the incumbent/ applicant when possible.

The Process:

Only those applicants who best fit the needs of the City will be considered for this career opportunity. Applications, resumes, cover letters, and supplemental questionnaires will be reviewed and only the most qualified applicants will be referred to the City Manager's Office.

A resume, cover letter, and evidence of bachelor's Degree (unofficial transcripts/grade report/copy of diploma) are required as part of the application process and must be submitted by the final filing date.

ALL APPLICATIONS AND SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONS MUST BE COMPLETED FULLY AND SUBMITTED ON AN OFFICIAL ONLINE CITY OF STOCKTON APPLICATION. (DO NOT STATE "REFER TO RESUME" ON YOUR APPLICATION OR SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE.) INCOMPLETE AND/OR FALSIFIED APPLICATIONS AND SUPPLEMENTALS WILL BE REJECTED AND CANNOT BE REVISED AFTER SUBMITTAL ON OR BEFORE THE FINAL FILING DATE. POSTMARKS, FACSIMILES, AND PHOTOCOPIES OF THE CITY'S EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED. RESUMES ARE WELCOMED BUT SHOULD BE SUBMITTED AS ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ONLY.

The information in this announcement concerning the terms and conditions of employment does not constitute either an express or implied contract, and these provisions are subject to change.

NOTE:

  • After on-line submittal, immediate notification will appear on your screen indicating your application has been received. Please print this notice as proof of filing.

  • Notification and correspondence will be sent via email only. No paper notices will be mailed to applicants. It is the applicant's responsibility to ensure a correct email address is provided and that correspondence is being received.

  • NeoGov.com: You will receive correspondence via the e-mail address you placed on your application. Some e-mail accounts have been known to place these e-mails in the spam/junk file. Please check your e-mail folders or accept e-mails ending with neogov.com.

In accordance with California Government Code section 3100, et., seq., all City of Stockton employees are considered disaster service workers who may be required to report for duty, or remain on duty to address disaster service activities in the event of an emergency or disaster and are required to undertake an applicable loyalty oath.

This position is Exempt from FLSA (Fair Labor and Standards Act) and does not qualify for overtime compensation and is subject to Fair Political Practices Commission (FPPC) annual filing requirements. Please see the FCCP website, www.fccp.ca.gov, for more information.

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