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Program Analyst II - City of Oakland (two different positions)

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  • Jason Su
    http://agency.governmentjobs.com/oaklandca/default.cfm?action=viewJob&jobID=552837 The City of Oakland is currently recruiting to fill two Program Analyst II
    Message 1 of 1 , Jan 24, 2013
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      The City of Oakland is currently recruiting to fill two Program Analyst II
      vacancies in the Public Works Agency (PWA), Environmental Services Division.

      *General Position:*
      Under general supervision, Program Analyst II's perform program planning,
      research, analysis and development; write grant proposals and submit
      applications; implement and monitor programs; prepare reports and drafts
      proposed programs; perform needs assessment; provide assistance to
      community organizations, district boards and citizen advisory bodies;
      provide lead direction to assigned staff; and perform related duties as

      *Selective Certification:
      *The two current vacancies are located in the Public Works
      Agency, Environmental Services Division. The first position has
      responsibility for assisting volunteers in their efforts to clean and green
      City of Oakland parks, creeks, and right-of-way. The incumbent will
      be heavily involved in event coordination, and working on projects related
      to GIS systems, local ecology including native plants and invasive species,
      and municipal storm water management.

      The second position has responsibility for assisting with the development
      and implementation of new programs and activities to reduce the occurrence
      of sanitary sewer overflow (SSO) events associated with fats, oils, and
      grease (FOG) in Oakland. The incumbent will work on projects
      involving public outreach, stakeholder engagement, sanitary sewers,
      water-related infrastructure, watersheds, storm water, waste reduction and
      recycling, energy conservation and efficiency, renewable resources,
      sustainability, and education.

      *The eligible list established from this recruitment will be used only to
      fill positions selectively certified for Program Analyst II (Environmental)
      including full-time and permanent part-time positions.*
      For General Program Analyst II Positions:*

      - Translates ideas and concepts into fundable programs or projects;
      develops strategies to locate funds for programs; coordinates funding
      requests and contract implementation with public service agencies; arranges
      supplemental funds and program revisions when needed.
      - Writes grant proposals and applications; reviews and evaluates grant
      documents to ensure compliance with grantor and City standards; administers
      grant programs; develops and monitors required grant procedures.
      - Acts as program leader, including the planning and implementation of
      programs, preparing budgets, identifying sources of funds, developing and
      negotiating contracts, resolving problems and communicating with
      - Designs, negotiates, and administers contracts with service
      providers; monitors contracts to ensure compliance; conducts site visits;
      reviews invoices and recommends payments to contractors and consultants.
      - Provides staff assistance to citizen advisory bodies, committees and
      commissions; facilitates meetings of community organizations, district
      boards, and neighborhood groups relating to the development and
      implementation of programs;
      - Writes reports, letters, agendas, and minutes; researches, prepares,
      and analyzes complex reports.
      - Makes public presentations relating to assigned programs; prepares
      written material for public distribution.
      - Reviews and prepares City Council agenda materials; prepares staff

      *For Selective Certified Positions:

      - Act as a leader for the Oakland Adopt a Spot program, including
      oversight of tool loans and debris pick services.
      - Assist with coordination of the Earth Day and Creek to Bay Day
      beautifications and cleanups, including planning, promotion, inter-agency
      collaborations, and post-event reporting.
      - Track monthly volunteer hours for dissemination to other City
      divisions, Alameda County and the Regional Water Quality Control Board.
      - Update City web pages relating to environmental stewardship of public
      - Assess creek corridors with respect to slope stability, invasive
      species and native plants.
      - Update GIS layers with locations adopted by volunteers.
      - Assist with coordination of the Earth EXPO, including event planning
      and promotion.
      - Attend and represent the City at meetings of volunteer organizations
      supported by the City.
      - Develop environmental public education and outreach materials.
      - Engage stakeholders to develop and implement new inspection,
      education, and outreach strategies, and address issues and resolve
      conflicts to collaboratively solve environmental problems. Attend and
      represent City at stakeholder meetings.
      - Design distribution strategies for environmental education materials
      to reach target audience.
      - Develop and manage environmental programs.
      - Research best practices in environmental management issues.
      - Prepare annual reports on environmental program activities and
      - Review and analyze information using spreadsheets, databases,
      GIS-related software, program reports, and information from stakeholders.
      Develop data-driven reports.

      *Jason Su*
      Master of Urban Planning Candidate, 2013
      *San Jose State University*

      President | *Urban Planning Coalition |* www.theupc.org |
      President & Editor | *City Studies | *www.citystudies.org |
      Strategic Planning Intern | City of Oakland | www.oaklandnet.com
      Cal Planner Coordinator | APA California | www.calapa.org

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