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The City of Portland's Bureau of Development Services (BDS) is seeking a Business Operations Supervisor to manage, plan, organize, and as needed participate in the work of Internal Services programs including Training and Workforce Development, Recruitment and Hiring, Facilities, Emergency Management, and Workplace Safety. The position reports to the Senior Business Operations Manager, within the Business Operations and Financial Services Division (BOFS) of BDS.
As the Business Operations Supervisor, you will research, develop and implement operational policies and procedures for administrative processes and oversee business, administrative and program functions. Responsibilities and assignments are complex, require a good understanding of City and bureau policies, practices and procedures and involve significant accountability and decision making. In this role, you will define complex issues related to training, workforce development, recruitment, facilities, emergency management, and workplace safety; perform difficult and complex analysis, evaluate alternatives and develop sound conclusions and recommendations.
We are looking for candidates with knowledge and experience related to City policy development, business process improvements, and program implementation monitoring and reporting. Also, strong communication and relationship building skills, customer service and conflict resolution experience are desirable.
It is the policy of the City of Portland that no person shall be discriminated against based on race, religion, color, sex, marital status, family status, national origin, age, mental or physical disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or source of income. The City values diversity and encourages everyone who is interested in employment with the City to apply. An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer
To assist you in understanding this position and the recruitment process, we will offer an Optional Information Session that will provide you with details about this position and about the application process. You are not required to attend to apply for this job, but attending will help you with the application process.
Thursday, September 7, 2017
5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
1900 Building at 1900 SW 4th Avenue
4th floor, Conf. Room 4B
For instructions on how to participate remotely, please contact Sara by 2:00 p.m. Pacific Time within 2 business days of the informational session date by email, Sara.Flores@PortlandOregon.Gov
The following minimum qualifications are required for this position:
Knowledge and experience supervising, planning, organizing, and participating in the work of staff performing a variety of difficult administrative functions and other business operation support activities.
Knowledge and experience of principles and practices of public administration, including human resource management and/or training and/or facilities and/or safety and emergency management.
Ability to prepare clear, concise and comprehensive reports, correspondence, studies and other written materials.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with all levels of City and bureau management, representatives of other agencies, employees and others encountered in the course of work.
Ability to understand, interpret, explain and apply City, state, and federal policy, law, regulation and court decisions applicable to areas of responsibility.
A typical way of obtaining the knowledge, skills and abilities outlined above is:
Graduation from a four-year college or university with a major in public or business administration or a closely related field; and
At least five years of progressively responsible experience with developing, implementing, and managing training and development programs and/or hiring and recruitment and/or facilities and/or emergency management; or
An equivalent combination of training and experience.
Applicants must submit a cover letter and professional resume online, specifically focused on your qualifications for this position as identified in the "To Qualify" section of this announcement.
Additional Salary Information: Great benefits including generous sick and vacation time, alternate transportation incentives, wellness program, employer paid retirement contributions with optional employee differed compensation and more!
About The City of Portland, Oregon's Bureau of Development Services
The Bureau of Development Services promotes safety, livability and economic vitality through efficient and collaborative application of building and development codes.
To meet the needs of our community, we pursue the following goals:
Support community vitality and protect life, property, and natural resources by promoting compliance with applicable codes and regulations
P...rovide cooperative and responsive internal and external customer service
Process all Bureau functions efficiently
Create a collaborative workplace that promotes mutual respect through trust, fairness and open communication
Support continual professional growth of the workforce and organization through education, technology and diversity
Dedication to serving the public
Pride in our work
Care for the long-term viability of our community
Recognition of worth, quality and importance of each employee and member of the community
Support of continual learning, education and innovation