ASSISTANT COUNTY ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER
SANTA CRUZ COUNTY
Under administrative direction, assists County Administrative Officer in coordinating activities of County departments, acts for or in absence of County Administrative Officer as authorized by the County Administrative Officer, analyzes and makes recommendations for the solution of complex problems of organization, budget, procedures, and real estate management; supervises the work of analyst and clerical classifications; and performs other work as required.
Acts for or in absence of County Administrative Officer as authorized by the County Administrative Officer, makes special studies and investigations of complex administrative and budgetary problems; assists departmental officials with the solution to such problems; analyzes department workloads and recommends staffing patterns; performs budget analysis; assists departments in establishing standard management procedures; conducts special studies and makes recommendations regarding acquisition and effective utilization of office space; collects, analyzes and interprets data relating to departmental and interdepartmental operations, including organizational structure, policies and procedures; and equipment requirements; supervises analysts and clerical classifications; conducts or attends meeting as required.
Graduation from a recognized college with a major in business or public administration or a related field and four years of experience in administrative or budget analysis in a governmental agency. One year of graduate study in business or public administrative may be substituted for one year of experience.
Wide knowledge of the principles of governmental organization and administration; wide knowledge of public finance and budgeting; ability to investigate and analyze complex administrative problems and to arrive at effective solutions; knowledge of modern office methods and procedures; ability to organize material, write effectively and to establish and maintain effective public relations.