To perform highly complex, departmental administrative and analytical work in the areas of election administration, City boards and commissions, state-mandated disclosure filings, records management, charter and municipal code amendments and maintenance, budget preparation and administration, contracts administration, outreach programs and other functions related to the City Clerk department, to conduct special projects and studies, and to perform related work as required.
Essential Functions: Functions may include, but are not limited to, the following: Perform advanced level administrative, operational, research and analytical duties in support of City Clerk activities; assist City Clerk in organizing and conducting municipal elections and other election-related activities, including processing citizen initiatives, referenda, and recalls; process Charter amendments; codify ordinances and update the Municipal Code; insure that disclosure requirements are met under the Political Reform Act and the Conflict of Interest Code; acknowledge official signatures, notarize documents, and administer oaths of office; perform a variety of highly complex analysis, studies and research projects including those regarding elections, the City's conflict of interest code, municipal code, charter, and other City Clerk operational activities; develop manuals, forms, and procedural handbooks and make presentations on candidate filings, campaign and economic interest disclosure filings, citizen initiatives and ballot measures, recalls, referenda, and other matters related to elections and other departmental functions; perform complex research and analysis of new programs, services, policies and procedures; coordinate, implement and monitor special projects, including outreach programs, within the purview of the City Clerk department; coordinate implementation and/or modification of software administered by the department; prepare instructional guides and documents for staff and the public. monitor and analyze departmental revenue and expenditures; analyze and evaluate the fiscal impact of departmental activities; perform short and long-term fiscal forecasting incorporating department goals and objectives; review and analyze proposed and existing legislation, ordinances, and resolutions for impact on the City Clerk department and functions overseen by the department; provide assistance in resolving operational and administration issues, identify issues and conduct research to find alternative solutions, and make and assist in the implementation of recommendations; conduct feasibility and cost benefit analysis and audits; research, analyze and provide recommendations based upon findings; recommend and implement improvements and modifications for work methods and procedures; recommend and assist in the implementation of department goals, objectives, and initiatives; develop and monitor performance measures, and evaluate program efficiency and effectiveness; plan, coordinate and evaluate activities associated with department contracts and agreements; participate in contract negotiations and administration; work with citywide staff, consultants, community groups, and boards and commissions; evaluate and advise on the operations and activities of assigned responsibilities; prepare reports, agreements; requests for proposals, and correspondence; prepare and review Council agenda statements; attend Council meetings and make presentations to Council as required; build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other City employees and the public using principles of good customer service; and perform related duties as assigned.
Any combination of experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be: training equivalent to a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in public or business administration, political science or a related field and two years of increasingly responsible professional experience. Experience working in a City Clerk's Office is highly desirable.
License or Certificate: Possession of a valid California driver's license. Possession of, or ability to obtain within one year, a California Notary Public certification.
How to Apply: Apply online at www.chulavistaca.gov by 12:00 noon, August 30, 2019.
For a complete job description and application, please visit www.chulavistaca.gov. Candidates whose applications indicate education and experience most directly related to the position will be invited to participate in the selection process. The written examination is tentatively scheduled for September 19, 2019.
For questions about this recruitment, please contact Linette Abille, Senior Human Resources Analyst at 619.409.5926 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Internal Number: 19222108
About City of Chula Vista
The City of Chula Vista is located at the center of one of the richest cultural, economic and environmentally diverse zones in the United States. It is the second-largest City in San Diego County with a population of 268,000. Chula Vista boasts more than 52 square miles of coastal landscape, canyons, rolling hills, mountains, quality parks, and miles of trails. Chula Vista is a leader in conservation and renewable energy, has outstanding public schools, and has been named one of the top safest cities in the country.
Chula Vista has made exceptional advances in preparing the City for business expansion and attraction, collaborating with Baja California officials, and creating an environment for economic growth and prosperity. The City has established economic development initiatives that have created quality infrastructure, a strong consumer base and a well-educated and experienced workforce. Civic leaders are not stopping there; amassing a large volume of commercial/industrial development lands, pursuing a progressive business and employment investment policy, and completing acquisition of the 375-acre University Park and Innovation District site that will create even greater o...pportunities for your business in the future. The 535-acre Chula Vista Bayfront project will transform the area into a thriving residential and world-class waterfront resort destination. The Plan will establish thousands of new jobs, create new public parks, protect natural coastal resources, provide conference and visitor-serving amenities and build an important asset for the entire San Diego region.
Chula Vista means “beautiful view” and there is more to see and do here than you can imagine! Great year-round weather, miles of trails, coastline, mountains and open space beckon runners, hikers, cyclists, birders, and outdoors enthusiasts from the bay to lakes. Visit the bayfront with the Sweetwater Marsh National Wildlife Refuge and the Living Coast Discovery Center. The Chula Vista Marina & Yacht Club awaits kayakers and boaters. Cycle the Bayshore Bikeway and see more wonders on San Diego Bay.
Shopping, dining, and entertainment abound with two major malls and a historic downtown district. With more than 100 of the country’s top specialty stores, Otay Ranch Town Center is an exciting outdoor shopping, dining and entertainment destination. This urban, bustling, open-air center features a variety of amenities including a library, outdoor cafes, a pet-friendly setting and adjacent dog park, food pavilion, fireplace, and “popper” play fountain for children.
Chula Vista Center in the downtown area boasts major retailers, dining, movie theaters, and more than 100 fine specialty shops. And, Third Avenue Village, billed as the cultural center of the city, features historic buildings, unique shops, a weekly farmers market, landmark restaurants, and seasonal outdoor music concerts.
More than 60 well-maintained parks and sports fields are available for outdoor sports, recreation activities, and picnics. Tour the Chula Vista Elite Athlete Training Center and see America’s best athletes. Enjoy 32 acres of water wonder with rides, slides, exotic marine animals, and plenty of family fun at Aquatica, SeaWorld's Waterpark. Or, hit the links on one of four challenging yet playable golf courses. From rock and roll to rap to reggae - world-class entertainers perform at the North Island Credit Union Amphitheatre, San Diego County’s premiere outdoor music venue.
Established neighborhoods, contemporary communities, start-up firms, corporations, nationally recognized entertainment venues, the nation’s only warm weather athlete training center, an award winning nature center and a historic downtown all contribute to Chula Vista’s attraction for both families and businesses.
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