|Position:|| ||Management Services Officer|
|Municipality:||City of Hartford|
SALARY: $75,015.20 - $96,448.04 Annually
DEPARTMENT: Department of Public Works
OPENING DATE: 05/05/22
CLOSING DATE: 05/31/22 05:00 PM
is in the Department of Public Works. Under general direction, to assist the
Director in the administration of departmental activities by formulating plans,
procedures and policies relating to the operation of the department; by
coordinating and supervising administrative services within the department and
by performing related work as required.
the payment of invoices, entering of purchase order requisitions, and the
booking of departmental revenues and other accounts receivable. Conducts
monthly budget review meetings with DPW division heads. Coordinates the
procurement of required parts, supplies, professional and technical services,
and the routing of contracts for other needs of the department with the City’s
Procurement Division. Assists in preparing the department’s annual budget.
Works closely with the City Engineer and the City’s Director of Operations to
organize funding and track expenditures for projects under the City’s Capital
Improvements Program. Coordinates and supervises the administrative services
and business management activities of the department. Prepares, implements and
monitors the departmental budget. Conducts management studies on various
problem areas within the department and makes recommendations for their
improvement. Analyzes departmental practices and procedures for their
efficiency and recommends improvements where need indicates. Supervises and
coordinates the financial activities of a department. May participate in
disciplinary matters and grievance handling for department personnel. Plans and
participates in the development and implementation of in-service training
programs for departmental staff. Supervises and participates in the preparation
of a variety of reports relating to departmental activities. Supervises
subordinate staff. The above essential duties and responsibilities are not
intended as a comprehensive list, they
are intended to provide a representative summary of the major duties and
responsibilities. Incumbent(s) may be required to perform additional related
This is a HMEA Union Position. The hours of work are 40 hours per
week and the above salary includes 5% in lieu of overtime.
examination will consist of rating of your training and experience as contained
on your application and may also include a written test, an oral test or both.
All parts of the examination, including
tests and ratings, will be related to the requirements of the position. The
examination is designated to measure the knowledge of programs, policies and
operational procedures of a department. Knowledge of principles and practices
of public administration and office management.
Knowledge of accounting and budgetary principles and practices. Ability to
analyze and evaluate departmental procedures and systems and to recommend
improvements. Ability to plan, assign and supervise the work of subordinate staff. Ability to establish and
effective working relationships with subordinates, City officials and
administrators, as well as the general public. Ability to coordinate the
various functions and activities of the department. Ability to conduct studies
and prepare clear and comprehensive reports pertaining to various aspects of
the department's work. Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
to all applicants who meet the following minimum qualifications:
Graduation from a four-year
college with major coursework in public administration, business
or closely related field A ND five (5) years of
progressively responsible experience
the areas of business and financial management, at least two years of which
must have been in an administrative capacity.
A COPY OF YOUR DEGREE OR TRANSCRIPT MUST BE ATTACHED
TO YOUR APPLICATION. A DEGREE OR TRANSCRIPT SUBMITTED WILL BE VERIFIED
BY THE HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT.
RESIDENCY PREFERRED: Preferably be a bona-fide resident of the City of
Hartford at the time of application. A completed CITY OF HARTFORD RESIDENCY
AFFIDAVIT including proof of residency as indicated on the RESIDENCY AFFIDAVIT
may be submitted.
APPLICATION MUST BE COMPLETED IN ITS ENTIRETY, INCLUDING ANY REQUIRED
DOCUMENTATION. APPLICATIONS WITHOUT
PROPER DOCUMENTATION SHALL RESULT IN YOUR DISQUALIFICATION FOR THIS POSITION.
VIA FACSIMILE OR EMAIL ARE NOT ACCEPTED.
selected, you will be required to pass a physical examination administered by a
City physician, a drug and alcohol screening, and a background check. If
appointed, you will serve 3- 12 months of probation. This examination and
employment process is subject to all federal, state, and municipal laws, rules,
NOTE: ALL CORRESPONDENCE AND INFORMATION CONCERNING THE APPLICATION AND TESTING PROCESS WILL OCCUR
VIA EMAIL, UNLESS OTHERWISE REQUESTED AT THE
TIME OF APPLICATION.
ADDITION TO CHECKING YOUR EMAIL INBOX FOR RECRUITMENT CORRESPONDENCE, PLEASE
ALSO CHECK YOUR JUNK AND SPAM FOLDERS.
ETERAN'S PREFERENCE: Preferential Points may be given to
Eligible Veterans. Must submit a
Veteran's Preference Form, located on the hartford.gov/humanresources page
along with a DD-214 and Disability letter (if applicable) from the Office of
The Human Resources Department provides reasonable accommodation
to persons with disabilities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities
Act (ADA). If you need an accommodation in the application or testing process,
please contact the Human Resources Department.
AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL
OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER The City of Hartford is an
opportunity/affirmative action employer and strongly encourages the
applications of women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities.
BE FILED ONLINE AT:
Resources Department 550 Main Street
Hartford, CT 06103
#00933 MANAGEMENT SERVICES OFFICER
Management Services Officer Supplemental
* 1. I have attached a copy of my degree/transcript. (I
understand this is required to be considered for this position and not
attaching my degree/transcript will deem me not
* 2. Please describe your experience in financial
management, including preparing departmental budgets.
* 3. Describe your experience analyzing departmental
procedures, and describe which procedures
you have successfully implemented in a department.