City of Santa Paula
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Job Description

Under the direction of the Public Works Director or designee, performs administrative and analytical functions including accounting operations and, contracts and grants administration.

Participates in grant administration activities; participates in contract administration activities for Capital Improvement Program (CIP) projects including assisting with the procurement process;

participates in the development and administration of the department budget.

Performs complex clerical and accounting duties involving the preparation, maintenance, and processing of accounting transactions or documents; prepares and maintains financial spreadsheets for ledgers and statistical records; prepares reports from spreadsheets summarizing information and financial records.           

Knowledge of: Modern principles, practices, and methods of administrative and organizat ional analysis; principles and practices of municipal budgeting preparation and administration; general contract administration; structure and organization of public sector agencies; applicable federal , state, and local laws, codes and regulations pertaining to local government operations ; oral presentation techniques and practices; and modern office procedures, methods and computer equipment and applicable software.

QUALIFICATIONS:  Education and Training:  At least one year of administrative , analytical, and/or budgetary experience. An additional two years of professional-level administrative , analytical and/or budgetary experience, with a minimum of one year in a public works department may be substituted for an Associate 's Degree.

LICENSE OR CERTIFICATE: A valid  Class  C  California  driver's  license. Work may be required on evening meetings.