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Staff Services Analyst I at Merced County Association of Government/Regional Waste Management Authority

Posted in Management 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Merced, California

Job Description:

This position performs a variety of administrative and program analysis and development to utilize varied methodologies and techniques in gathering, organizing, and analyzing information through automated systems; to prepare studies and reports as assigned; to assist with or supervise the administration and implementation of programs and services; and to do related work as required. Performs public outreach for specific information and education programs, disseminates information to the public; works with various councils, committees, citizens, and staff to build consensus for current programs; performs other related duties as required.

The Staff Services Analyst I is the entry level classification in the Staff Services Analyst series. Incumbents in this class work under close supervision performing a variety of analytical, program and administrative support assignments.


Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:

Performs a variety of general analytical work, system and program development, and provides administrative support for the organization.
Gathers, analyzes, and presents information/data. Also works with other governmental agencies.
Develops recommendations and alternatives on policies
Reviews and analyzes legislation and regulations, advising executive management on its potential impact. Also facilitates compliance with federal and state plans.
Represents the Authority with the public, community organizations, and other government agencies.
Assists with the preparation of public information documents and assists with preparing and monitoring grant programs.
Prepares and devises charts, statistics, staff reports, prepares materials for the Governing Board, enters, manipulates, retrieves information, and develops ad hoc reports
Prepares special studies, statistical reports and surveys.
Maintain records.
Plans, coordinates, and supervises HHW events; prepares and manages HHW and recycling RFPs.


Equivalent to graduation from a four (4) year college or university in public administration, business administration, computer science, political science or similar field.

None required but preference given to some experience as it relates to the duties listed. (Progressively responsible professional experience may substitute for education on a year-for-year basis.



Operate a personal computer and other modern office equipment, including repetitive hand and arm motions.
Frequent use of hand-eye coordination
Frequently sit for extended periods
Occasionally operate a motor vehicle
Perform a variety of administrative, technical, and program analysis functions.
Communicate effectively with others in person and over the telephone.
Analyze data, interpret policies, procedures and regulations, develop appropriate conclusions, and prepare reports.
Develop, conduct, and coordinate departmental general and specialized training.
Make administrative decisions in the area of personnel services.
Meet deadlines under stressful conditions.
Resolve conflicts and respond appropriately to complaints.
Complete multiple priority projects with conflicting deadlines.
Establish, implement and achieve goals and objectives.
Maintain confidential information in accordance with legal standards and/or Authority regulations.
Familiarity with and understanding of principles, methods, and problems of public administration and organization

Knowledge of:

Grant Writing.
Research techniques, data collection and statistical methodology and analysis.
Basic principles and methods of administrative and data processing management.
Contract development, negotiation, management and monitoring.
Spreadsheet and data base software applications.

Ability to:

Perform a variety of analytical work, administrative support assignments and program development and implementation work.
Analyze, coordinate, integrate and present a variety of information and data in statistical collection systems and concise reports.
Reason logically and interpret and apply operating procedures and regulations.
Perform and document research in dealing with administrative issues.
Identify core problems and develop sound recommendations and implementation procedures.
Work independently, meet deadlines and manage time effectively.
Establish and maintain cooperative relationships with those contacted during the course of work.
Communicate effectively with State agencies regarding State and Federal programs.