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Are you passionate about making a difference in your community? The City of Ventura is hiring! We have immediate vacancies for the position of Management Analyst I/II. The City of Ventura is seeking individuals with strong analytical skills and a drive for process improvement to join our dynamic team. Whether you're a recent graduate with a master’s degree and internship experience in local government or a seasoned professional in administrative or analytical roles, we invite you to explore the possibilities with us!

Currently, we have two (2) vacancies that offer rewarding career paths within our organization:

Ventura Water Department - Wastewater Division:

Are you knowledgeable about water/wastewater processes? Join our team in the Wastewater Division, where you'll be responsible for conducting vital research, analysis, and complex administrative tasks. Reporting to the Wastewater Utility Manager, you'll manage vendor contracts, oversee budgets, and support operational functions within the division. This role offers an excellent opportunity to contribute to the sustainability of our community's water resources.

Community Development Department - Housing Division:

Passionate about housing programs and community development? As a Management Analyst I/II in our Housing Division, you'll play a crucial role in conducting administrative and management studies. Reporting to the Housing Services Manager, you'll provide valuable insights through data analysis, prepare reports and grant applications, and contribute to policy recommendations that shape our community's future.

What You’ll Do

  • Work independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced, team environment.
  • Assist stakeholders and resolve conflicts effectively.
  • Synthesize and analyze data to develop actionable plans.
  • Establish and maintain operational systems.
  • Demonstrate strong project management skills and meet deadlines.
  • Understand contract administration and insurance requirements.
  • Prepare and monitor grant applications.

If you're ready to join an exemplary service team and make a real impact, we encourage you to apply for one of these positions! If you possess the skills and experience described above, we believe you're an ideal candidate for our team.

Don't miss this opportunity.  Apply now and become a part of our vibrant community-focused organization in the City of Ventura!


For additional information on the duties and responsibilities of the position, refer to the job descriptions located on the City’s Career Page at www.cityofventura.ca.gov/jobs or by clicking here Management Analyst I/II.  

Who We’re Looking For:

If you have the desire to join an exemplary service team, this position may be for you!  If through education, training and/or experience you can:

  • work both independently and collectively in a fast paced, team environment
  • assist with questions, conferring with stakeholders to resolve conflicts 
  • synthesize and analyze data, drawing conclusion into actionable plans 
  • establish systems that sustain essential operational functions 
  • demonstrate project management skills, meeting competitive deadlines
  • understand contract administration and insurance requirements
  • prepare and monitor grant applications

….then you are an ideal candidate!

Position Qualifications

A combination of experience and education equivalent to a Bachelor's degree in business or public administration, or a  related field, OR Master's degree with an internship, AND experience as follows:
Management Analyst I: requires one year of professional administrative/analytical experience OR one year of experience as a Management Technician II with the City of Ventura. Public sector experience is desirable. A Master's degree, plus completion of an internship with a local government agency, is also qualifying.
Management Analyst II: requires two years of experience equivalent to that of a Management Analyst I with the City of Ventura, performing a variety of professional support activities, preferably in a public agency.
License:  Possession of or ability to obtain a valid class C driver license or the ability to utilize an alternative method of transportation when needed to carry out job-related essential functions.

The Management Analyst classification is flexibly staffed, and vacancies may be filled at either the I or II level, depending on individual qualifications and City needs. The level is determined by the complexity, difficulty, and frequency of report writing, public speaking, oral presentations, research and analysis, policy recommendations, supervision of others, budgeting, direct personal contact, special projects, committee participation, decision-making, and strategic planning. Other factors that influence the level include the degree of delegated authority and the incumbent's depth of knowledge of the specialized functions and operations of the department to which they are assigned.

Salary and Benefits

The City offers a compensation package that includes both a generous salary and excellent benefits! 

SALARY: $74,297.60 - $109,907.20 Annually DOQ

BENEFITSRefer to the benefits tab on the job posting for specific information on City benefits. 

How to Apply

To be considered for this exciting opportunity, please complete an online City Job Application and supplemental questionnaire now! 

The filing deadline is Wednesday, March 6, 2024, at 5:30 p.m.

Go to www.cityofventura.ca.gov/jobs and Apply!  EEO/ADA

salary plus 6 Medical options, CalPers Retirement, Dental, Vision, FSA, 457