This position is being re-advertised. All applications submitted during the original posting are still being considered.
DUTIES: Under the general supervision of the Staff Services Manager III, the Staff Services Manager II (S) is responsible for directing, planning, organizing and the control of the professional staff in the Budget Branch. The incumbent will perform the full array of services for the Air Resources Board (ARB) and the Environmental Protection Agency, Office of the Secretary (Cal/EPA).
The incumbent will plan and organize activities to recruit, train, and direct staff to provide assistance to program management on various fiscal issues relating to the fee, grant and General Obligation Bond programs administration. Direct staff in the preparation of fee revenue monitoring, collections, grant expenditures, and forecasts for ARB and Cal/EPA management.
Provide review, approval, and recommendations on various financial elements including revenue collections, expenditures, and grantee issues. Make recommendations for decision-making, respond to external requests for information from control agencies. Prepare information as necessary for requests from the Legislature or interested parties.
The incumbent will engage in staffing activities to enhance upward mobility: recruit, interview, and select staff to fill vacancies; mentor and provide training to develop staff’s skills and knowledge; evaluate work performance by giving verbal and written feedback; completing probationary reports and the annual Individual Development Plan (IDP), etc.; initiate disciplinary action when required to address work performance and/or behavior issues in the workplace.
Attend public workshops and hearings by governing bodies for adoption of grant program, both initial and subsequent revisions/updates, and respond to issues raised by control agencies. Identify and recommendations on fiscal issues for management decision making.
This position will assign, review and evaluate the work of 8 professional budget, revenue and grant staff and 2 permanent intermittent staff on various activities and projects: conduct staff meetings; ensure goals and priorities are established and accomplished; delegate work and monitor workflow to ensure completion.
DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS:Knowledge of the Budget systems; excellent organizational, research and analytical skills; strong interpersonal skills and ability to relate effectively to all staff levels; excellent verbal and written communication skills; ability to maintain a positive, creative and flexible approach to issues and problems while working in a fast-paced team environment; proficiency with Excel and Word software applications.
WHO MAY APPLY:
Applicants will be screened and only the most qualified candidates will be interviewed. This vacancy may be subject to SROA/Surplus provisions. Surplus applicants must attach a copy of their surplus letter with a completed standard State application (STD 678). On page one of your State application you must clearly indicate the basis of your eligibility: list appointment, transfer, SROA, surplus, re-employment, or reinstatement.
If interested, please submit a completed standard State application (STD 678) and any other relevant documents (e.g. unofficial transcript, copy of degrees, resume, etc.) to the attention of Lauri Brunkhorst at the address below. Emailed applications will not be accepted.
If you are not a current or former State employee, you must first take an examination to obtain list eligibility. This does not apply to Student Assistant vacancies.
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