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Position: Management Services Officer
Municipality:City of Hartford
Close Date:7/6/2020
Description:

 

CITY OF HARTFORD - HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT

invites applications for the position of:

Management Services Officer

SALARY: $72,830.42 - $93,638.74 Annually

DEPARTMENT: Department of Public Works

OPENING DATE: 06/04/20

CLOSING DATE: 06/18/20 05:00 PM

DESCRIPTION:

Vacancy 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.

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. Coordinates the various functions for which the department is responsible. 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 duties.

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.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

The 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 maintain 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 aand in writing.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

Open to all applicants who meet the following qualifications:

Graduation from a four-year college with major coursework in public administration, business

administration or closely related field AND five (5) years of progressively responsible experience in 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.

 

HARTFORD 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.

APPLICATIONS VIA FACSIMILE OR EMAIL ARE NOT ACCEPTED.

 

OTHER INFORMATION:

If 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, and regulations.

 

NOTE: ALL CORRESPONDENCE AND INFORMATION CONCERNING THE APPLICATION AND

TESTING PROCESS WILL OCCUR VIA EMAIL, UNLESS OTHERWISE REQUESTED AT THE TIME

OF APPLICATION.

 

IN ADDITION TO CHECKING YOUR EMAIL INBOX FOR RECRUITMENT CORRESPONDENCE,

PLEASE ALSO CHECK YOUR JUNK AND SPAM FOLDERS.

 

VETERAN'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 Veteran's Affairs.

 

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 equal

opportunity/affirmative action employer and strongly encourages the applications of women,

minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities.

 

APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT:

http://www.hartford.gov

Human Resources Department

550 Main Street

Hartford, CT 06103

860-757-9800

humanresources@hartford.gov



We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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