This position is located in the Health Department. OPEN UNTIL FILLED
Salary Grade: 46
Assists in managerial activities within Pima County. This is distinguished from the Special Staff Assistant-Senior classification by its organizational placement and its somewhat limited freedom and authority to act.
(Work assignments may vary depending on the department's needs and will be communicated to the applicant or incumbent by the supervisor.)
Assists in planning, coordinating, and implementing operational projects; Assists in coordinating the efforts of personnel to achieve objectives; Participates in the design of special projects which may be of a confidential or politically sensitive nature; Conducts studies and surveys on behalf of managerial or executive staff and collects pertinent information for review; Verifies, analyzes and interprets information and makes appropriate recommendations to management; Researches and writes reports which address managerial or supervisory issues; Assists in developing and communicating policy statements concerning managerial and supervisory practices, issues and procedures; Acts as the department or division representative on county committees, boards and at various meetings; Plans, organizes, schedules and conducts various departmental meetings; Establishes and maintains liaison relationships with other county departments and with various outside agencies, groups and concerns; Responds to public inquiries, resolves potential problems and addresses pertinent issues; Ensures work unit policies, procedures and activities comply with applicable federal/state statutes, regulations and county policy; Utilizes an automated information system to monitor, track and present data.
(1) A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in business or public administration, management, or a related field as defined by the appointing authority and two years of professional administrative or managerial experience. (Additional relevant experience/education from an accredited college or university may substitute.) OR: (2) Four years of experience as an Administrative Specialist or closely related professional administrative classification within Pima County. (Additional relevant experience/education from an accredited college or university may substitute.) OR: (3) Six years of experience as an Executive Administrative Assistant or closely related paraprofessional administrative/personnel/accounting classification within Pima County. (Additional relevant education from an accredited college or university may substitute.)
Qualifying education and experience must be clearly documented in the "Education" and Work Experience" sections of the application. Do not substitute a resume for your application or write "see resume" on your application.
Preferred Qualifications: (Be specific in describing your experience in your application. Ensure the descriptions provided illustrate your competencies, specifically addressing the required and preferred qualifications.):
A Bachelor’s Degree in public health, public administration, or related field.
Experience with community development, engagement, and mobilization.
Experience working in multi-cultural, multi-disciplinary, and multi-sectoral partnerships.
Experience with collaborative community assessment and planning.
Experience with group facilitation.
Selection Procedure: Pima County Human Resources Department reserves the right to admit to the selection process only those candidates that meet the minimum/desired qualifications. All applications will be assessed based on an evaluation of the listed education and experience. Candidates meeting the minimum/desired qualifications may be further evaluated/scored against any advertised Preferred Qualifications. The hiring authority will interview and select the successful candidates from a referral list provided by Human Resources. Additional assessments/testing may be required as part of the selection process.
Licenses and Certificates: Valid AZdriver's license and access to a registered/insured vehicle for business travel is required (business mileage reimbursed) at time of appointment. The successful applicant will be subject to a 39-month DOT Motor Vehicle Record review. Failure to maintain the required licensure shall be grounds for termination.
Special Notice Items: The County requires pre-employment background checks. Successful candidates will receive a post-offer, pre-employment background screening to include verification of work history, education and criminal conviction history. A prior criminal conviction will not automatically disqualify a candidate from employment with the County. A physical and medical clearance may be required.
Physical/Sensory Requirements: Physical and sensory abilities will be determined by position.
Internal Number: 1861
About Pima County Health Department
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health disparities created by the economic downturn we are facing as a result. This is the most crucial period for public
health in generations.