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MANAGEMENT ANALYST, County Administrator

Company: Tarrant County
Location: Killeen
Posted on: September 18, 2022

Job Description:

Summary

Provides focused research, analysis, planning, and statistical data maintenance services and support in order to facilitate the County's long-term planning and policy development efforts in a variety of areas, focusing on economic development and including County operations, financial policies, citizen relations and communications, grant programs, legislative interests, intergovernmental programs, strategic planning, and other County-wide initiatives.

Posting may close at any time .

RETENTION PAY ($$$) AVAILABLE FOR TARRANT COUNTY EMPLOYEES

Full-time employees : May be eligible to earn up to 3 retention payments in 2022 totaling $4,900 ($1,000 on August 5th and September 16th, and $2,900 on December 9th.)
Note: Employees must be employed on each payment date to be eligible .

Part-time and Substitute employees : May be eligible to earn up to 3 retention payments in 2022 totaling $1,000 ($250 on August 5th and September 16th, and $500 on December 9th).
Note: To be eligible, part-time and substitute employees must work an average of 16 hours in specific months preceding the payment dates and be employed on each payment date to be eligible.

Tarrant County employees enjoy superior health, retirement, and insurance benefits &
13 County Holidays

For more information, please click on the link below:
http://www.tarrantcounty.com/en/human-resources/employee-benefits.html

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provides a wide variety of professional-level survey, research, and data analysis support to the County Administrator's Office relating to a variety of County programs, projects, and initiatives as assigned.
  • Generates and maintains statistical data regarding local demographic trends and economic activity.
  • Develops and tracks performance indicators for use in bench marking.
  • Compiles data and prepares reports, studies, spreadsheets, maps, and graphic presentations for budgeting, strategic planning, and economic development purposes.
  • Responds to inquiries and requests for data and information from citizens, County departments, elected officials, governmental agencies, and others.
  • Gathers data and researches for development of reports, marketing and informational material, webpage updates, financial information, and other informational reports and publications.
  • Provides policy analysis and program evaluation assistance in the areas of budget, community and economic development, grants, human resources, transportation, planning, human services, and legislative issues as requested.
  • Tracks and monitors progress of ongoing County projects, contracts, grants, and capital improvement programs.
  • Provides support to, attends, and participates in meetings of various boards, committees, community groups and public meetings. Conducts field research associated with studies and various analytical assignments.
  • Provides support to County legislative personnel including coordination of witnesses and testimony on County-related legislation, legislative bill analysis, and development of resolutions and legislative position statements for consideration by Commissioners Court.
  • Communicates with local, federal, and state officials and representatives to identify resources, needs, programs, funding, and legislation that impact, affect, and enhance the efficiencies, operations, and opportunities of County and other local government programs.
  • Provides specialized technical assistance, support, and training to County departments as needed.
  • Performs all other related duties as required.

    Minimum Requirements

    NOTE: YOU MUST FILL OUT THE WORK HISTORY and EDUCATION SECTIONS OF APPLICATION TO SHOW YOU HAVE YEARS OF EXPERIENCE/EDUCATION AS REQUIRED BY HIRING DEPARTMENT OR BE DISQUALIFIED.

    TO APPLY , must have a Bachelor's degree or higher from an accredited college in Public Administration, Business Administration, Planning, or related field.

    TO APPLY , must have Two (2) full-time years of work experience with emphasis in performance management, strategic planning, business or public administration, economic and community development, governmental/public agency accounting/ budgeting, research and data analysis, or grants and contract management with proven ability in a position requiring oral communication, writing, research, and analytical, organizational, and computer skills necessary to accomplish the job .

    TO APPLY , must have a current and valid driver license. Note: A Texas driver license is required to hold the position.

    Master's degree in Planning, Organizational Management, Public or Business Administration, or a related field preferred.

    Must have strong ability to analyze problems, identify solutions, project results, and adhere to strict deadlines.

    Must be able to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing, and to prepare and arrange a variety of written, statistical, and illustrative materials in an organized required format.

    Must be able to work both independently and within a close-knit team and to establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work including representative from various public and governmental agencies, Commissioners Court, and County departments. Requires demonstrated knowledge of the principles and practices of planning, research and data analysis, project development, administration, budgeting, evaluation, and program implementation.

    Must have knowledge and experience in the basic policies and principles of public administration, economic and community development, criminal justice, strategic planning, and grant programs including methods and techniques of report preparation, grant writing, website publishing, letter writing, and electronic communication.

    Must have advanced computer experience to create spreadsheets, databases, publications, graphic materials, narrative reports, application submissions, and correspondence and be knowledgeable in techniques of conducting research including Internet research.

    If hired, must provide proof of educational attainment
    at New Hire Processing or during the promotional process.

    Tarrant County will conduct background checks on new hires that will include a criminal background check related to convictions and deferred adjudications in the past seven years and may include credit reports, motor vehicle records, employment records and educational attainment. A conviction or deferred adjudication is not an automatic bar to employment. Each case is considered individually.

    Physical Demands and Work Environment & Other Requirements

    While performing the duties of this position, the incumbent is regularly required to sit, stand, walk, bend, stoop, climb, push and pull.

    Regular attendance is essential. Incumbent must arrive at work on time, prepared to perform assigned duties and work assigned schedule. Incumbent must have the ability to work well with others. Incumbent must be able to perform the essential functions of the position without posing a direct threat to the health and safety of themselves and others. Requested accommodations to work hours and schedules are considered on an individual basis.

Keywords: Tarrant County, Killeen , MANAGEMENT ANALYST, County Administrator, Executive , Killeen, Texas

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