Staff Analyst

Houston, TX

Less than 5 years experience  •  Government

$50K - $70K
Posted on 08/10/17 by Bach Le
Houston, TX
Less than 5 years experience
Government
$50K - $70K
Posted on 08/10/17 by Bach Le

APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT: 
http://www.houstontx.gov

ONLINE SUBMISSIONS REQUIRED
Houston, TX 77002

Position #18153
STAFF ANALYST

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES/ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
Functions in a staff role to provide professional analytical, administrative and/or management systems services to Small Business Development Group. Compiles data, produces information and interprets results through conclusion or recommendation formulation. Develops reports, special documents or publications as assigned. Coordinates section financial operations, including budget planning, integration and oversight, project cost analysis, expenditure control and accounting procedures.  Designs and implements strategies for monitoring of the S/MWBE program activities to include working with various divisions within the department to affect program compliance.  Performs professional analytical evaluation and makes recommendations on the department's implementation of the executive Order 1-7, "City Contractor's Pay or Play Program".  Participates in the development of management and administrative policies and procedures manual, as well as reviews contracts and agreements, both short and long-term objectives. 

WORKING CONDITIONS
Position is physically comfortable; the individual has discretion about walking standing, etc.   

This is a Department of Public Works & Engineering Emergency Management position at the Tier 3 Level.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:MINIMUM EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS
Requires a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Public Administration or a closely related field.  Graduate degrees related to the type of work to be performed may substitute for the experience requirement on a year-for-year basis. 
 
MINIMUM EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
Three years of professional administration, financial or analytical experience is required. Directly related professional experience may be substituted for the education requirement on a year-for-year basis.
 
MINIMUM LICENSE REQUIREMENTS

A valid Texas Driver's License and compliance with the City of Houston's policy on driving (AP 2-2).

PREFERENCES:

Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint.
**Preference shall be given to eligible veteran applicants provided such persons possess the qualifications necessary for competent discharge of the duties involved in the position applied for, such persons are among the most qualified candidates for the position, and all other factors in accordance with Executive Order 1-6.**
 

GENERAL INFORMATION:SELECTION/SKILLS TESTS REQUIRED:         None
However, the department may administer a skill assessment evaluation.
 
SAFETY IMPACT POSITION:  (X) Yes  (  ) No
If yes, this position is subject to random drug testing and if a promotional position, candidate must pass an assignment drug test.
 
SALARY INFORMATION                     
Factors used in determining the salary offered include the candidate's qualifications as well as the pay rates of other employees in this classification.  
 
PAY GRADE: 26
 
APPLICATION PROCEDURES

All new and rehires must pass a pre-employment drug test and are subject to a physical examination and verification of information.

Due to the high volume of applications received, the Hiring Department will contact you directly, should you be selected to advance in our recruitment process.
 
If you need special services or accommodations, please call TTY 7-1-1.

EEO Equal Employment Opportunity

The City of Houston is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce and providing a work environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based upon any legally protected status or protected characteristic, including but not limited to an individual's sex, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, veteran status, gender identity, or pregnancy.

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