Principles of municipal administration, accounting and auditing, budget and grant management;
Organization and functions of the assigned municipal department;
Computer applications in administrative functions;
Related laws, ordinances and regulations;
Principles of research, statistical analysis and report preparation; and
Principles and practices of supervision.
Performing complex professional level administrative and analytical work;
Interpreting and applying laws, ordinances and policies;
Conducting research, analyzing statistical and other data, and preparing and presenting reports;
Providing information and explaining laws, policies and procedures to others;
Working cooperatively on internal and external committees and task forces;
Communicating effectively orally and in writing;
Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with other department staff, other City employees and the public;
Supervising, developing, motivating, and evaluating support staff;
Developing and delivering professional and technical training;
The use of personal computers and office/financial related software in a Windows-based operating environment; and
Working under pressure, handling significant problems and tasks that arise simultaneously and/or unexpectedly.
A combination of experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities may be qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:
Experience: Three (3) years of increasingly responsible administrative/management experience, including one (1) year of supervisory experience.
Education: Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Public Administration or related field.
License/Certificates: Due to the performance of some field duties which require the operation of a personal or City vehicle, a valid and appropriate California driver's license and an acceptable driving record are required.
Please Note: Candidates deemed most qualified, as reflected in their application materials, will be invited to continue in the recruitment process. The prospective candidate must successfully complete a thorough background review, including being fingerprinted by the El Segundo Police Department. The resulting report of your conviction history, (if any), will be evaluated along with the other information received in connection with your application. Except as otherwise required by law, a criminal conviction will not necessarily disqualify you from the position. The nature, date, surrounding circumstances, and the relevance of the offense to the position applied for may, however, be considered.
Disaster Service Worker: In accordance with Government Code Section 3100, City of El Segundo Employees, in the event of a disaster, are considered disaster service workers and may be asked to respond accordingly.
Probationary Period: All employees must successfully complete a 12-month probationary period in order to attain permanent status with the City of El Segundo. The City of El Segundo is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to supporting Diversity Equity and Inclusion initiatives to build and sustain an environment that values diversity, welcomes opportunities to engage and understand others, and fosters a sense of belonging.