This classification is scheduled to receive a 5.17% wage increase effective August 6, 2022, and an additional wage increase of 4.29 % in July of 2023.

The eligibility list created from this recruitment may be used to fill any current or future vacancies in ANY Butte County Department.  The current vacancy is in County  Administration Economic & Community Development.

The analyst works within the County’s Economic and Community Development Division within the County Administrator’s Office. The primary duties are to manage grant-funded programs and support community development financing within the County, as well as support implementation of the County’s Regional Economic Development Strategy. The desired candidate should have experience with community development funding sources and grant management for the sources listed below. The desired candidate should also have familiarity with best practices for community and economic development.

Community Development Block Grant Program;
 Home Investment Partnerships Program;
CalHOME; and other federal and state funding sources for affordable housing, public infrastructure, and public facilities. 

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Under limited supervision, performs complex technical analysis work and provides leadership to others to assist the County Administrative Office in resolving budget, program, financial, policy, economic, administrative and management issues affecting all county departments and other agencies; develops recommendations and writes reports. Functions independently and is expected to possess a comprehensive knowledge of county political environment, policies, procedures and programs and well developed skills in leadership, finance and communication. 

FLSA: Exempt

Note: A training and experience evaluation may be utilized to determine an applicant’s ranking among qualified candidates. Based upon information provided in this application including responses to supplemental questions, an applicant’s education, training and experience (full-time equivalent) may be evaluated. Applicants should provide thoughtful and thorough responses to supplemental questions as they play an important role in this recruitment process.  All qualifying work experience that is described or included in responses to supplemental questions MUST also be included and detailed in the “Work Experience” section of this application. “See Resume” is not an acceptable response for any supplemental question. 

Essential Job Functions

Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the following tasks, knowledge, skills and other characteristics.  The list that follows is not intended as a comprehensive list; it is intended to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities.  Incumbent(s) may not be required to perform all duties listed, and may be required to perform additional, position-specific tasks.

  • Conducts and coordinates studies and analyzes in the review of county administrative and modernization strategies, such as organization structure and planning, administrative and operational policy, new technology integration, workload and quality, space utilization, and statistical trends.
  • Collects, compiles and analyzes data and information; develops recommendations; and prepares and presents reports to the Chief Administrative Officer.
  • Provides guidance and technical leadership to staff; plans, prioritizes and assigns tasks.
  • Analyzes trends and issues; resolves concerns and problems; interprets concerns, defines desired results, creates solutions, and recommends direction of new county strategies.
  • Coordinates the planning and implementation of the annual county budget process; plans and monitors the budget cycle, sets and enforces timelines, and manages the formal approval process.
  • Provides for financial forecasting and planning, tracks the adopted budget and prepares periodic budget reviews.
  • Works with County departments to provide accurate forecasts of revenues, expenditures and year-end fund balance projections.
  • Assists in the development, evaluation and implementation of plans, goals and objectives for County compliance with Federal and State laws.
  • Reviews and analyzes annual departmental budget proposals for compliance with county goals; consults with department management; formulates and develops recommendations; conducts complex analyses and writes reports.
  • Monitors budget and expenditures for assigned departments and multiple budget units in the county; reviews personnel actions, agenda items, budget changes and other administrative functions to assure compliance with county goals and policies.
  • May perform highly complex risk management analysis including workers’ compensation claims administration, disability management, employee health and wellness programs, loss prevention, liability claims administration and insurance.
  • May coordinate debt management and debt issuance with financial advisors, bond counsel, underwriters and senior County management.
  • Furnishes advice and information to policymaking officials.
  • Analyzes trends and issues; interprets concerns, defines desired results, and creates solutions; resolves concerns and problems of departments; recommends direction of new County strategies.
  • Researches and analyzes technical transactions and financial models to resolve questions and validate data.
  • Coordinates information and assures effective communications between county departments; clarifies and reconciles issues relating to county funds, budgets and accounting procedures.
  • Serves as liaison and resource for departments, employees and others for policies, procedures and information related to the area of assignment.
  • Provides and explains technical and financial information to external agencies and county financial staff and management.
  • Develop, conducts and arranges training programs for county employees related to area of assignment.
  • Analyzes, develops and recommends policy to the Chief Administrative Officer and the Deputy Administrative Officers.
  • Evaluates work procedures, schedules and work flow; studies and recommends policies and procedures for improved efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Prepares drafts of speeches, presentations, news releases, magazine and newspaper articles, resolutions, ordinances, contracts, administrative policies as assigned.
  • Monitors compliance with generally accepted accounting principles and county procedures.
  • Develops management recommendations in response to proposed legislation and revised regulations including analysis of court decisions, proposed legislation, and new program and fiscal mandates.
  • Confers with department officials, public officials and other professionals to define and develop strategies to achieve program objectives.
  • Conducts presentations to employees, Chief Administrative Officer, department heads, Board of Supervisors, civic groups and the general public.
  • Represents the Chief Administrative Officer at meetings with department heads and officials of other agencies.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications
  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Public Administration, Business Administration, Economics, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology, Risk Management, Occupational Health, Biological/Physical Sciences or a related field from an accredited college or university AND.
  • Four (4) years of experience in fiscal, administrative, human resources, risk/safety management or management analysis. A Master’s degree in the above mentioned fields from an accredited college or university is preferred and will substitute for one (1) year of the required experience.
  • A State of California driver’s license is required.
Environmental Factors and Conditions/Physical Requirements
  • Work is performed in an office environment.