Job Type: Full-time
Location: Merced County Department of Workforce Investment 1205
West 18th Street. Merced, California
Current annual salary is $131,352.00 - $159,910.40
Apply by August 26, 2020 for first consideration
Preliminary Interview: September 8, 2020
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Four years of demonstrated and increasingly responsible
managerial, supervisory and administrative experience in the fields
of economic development or workforce development.
Graduation from an accredited four (4) year college or
university with a major in Public Administration, Management, Urban
Planning, Public Policy, or a closely related business or social
science field. (Additional qualifying experience may substitute for
the required education on a year-for-year basis.)
Possess a valid California driver's license at time of
appointment and maintain.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Manage multiple and diverse education,
training, placement programs and related services to economic
development project participants.
Communicate effectively with others in person and over the
Analyze data, interpret policies, procedures and regulations;
develop appropriate conclusions.
Meet deadlines under stressful conditions; complete projects
with conflicting deadlines.
Resolve conflicts and respond appropriately to complaints.
Maintain confidential information in accordance with legal
standards and County regulations.
Establish, implement and achieve department goals and
Represent the County with the community and other agencies
including Federal and State.
Administer a department budget, personnel and programs.
Make presentations to the Board of Supervisors and other
Train, evaluate and supervise staff.
Frequent use of depth perception, peripheral vision and color
Frequently lift, carry, reach, push, pull, twist and manipulate
large and small objects.
Frequent use of hand-eye coordination; normal dexterity,
frequent holding and grasping.
Frequent use of data entry device including repetitive hand and
Occasionally lift and carry up to 40 pounds.
Regular attendance is an essential function.
Knowledge of: Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) of
2014 guidelines, rules, regulations and program designs; economic,
sociological and political factors applicable to WIOA planning.
San Joaquin Valley Regional Planning Unit, of which Merced
County is a lead county, and its coordinated efforts to support
collaborated strategies and priorities for the regional workforce
Goals and objectives of employment and training programs,
including program coordination and administration.
Laws, rules, and regulations effecting the development and
administration of employment and training programs.
Problems of the economically disadvantaged, minority, female,
and handicapped persons.
Data analysis and program planning and evaluation.
Contract development, negotiation, management, and analysis.
Political and legislative processes.
Budget development and expenditure control.
Organizational and administrative analysis.
Public personnel administration.
Principles of supervision and training.
Ability to: Plan, organize, direct, manage, and coordinate the
functions and programs of the County Workforce Investment
Provide direction, supervision, and training for Department
Develop a budget and control expenditures.
Review the work of Department staff and resolve problems.
Oversee the development and administration of a variety of
Be responsible for the development, maintenance, and preparation
of employment and training statistics, records, and reports.
Effectively represent the Workforce Investment Department in
contacts with the public, community organizations, and other
Establish and maintain cooperative relationships with those
contacted during the course of the work.