Economic Development and Marketing Direc...
Sacramento County, CA - Sacramento, CA

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There is an additional 3.35% Management Differential which is added to the posted salary for this class.

Under general direction, directs, manages, supervises, and coordinates the activities and operations of the Office of Economic Development and Marketing including the County's Business Environmental Resource Center, redevelopment activities, marketing efforts of the County, oversight of Neighborhood Services and staffing of neighborhood service centers, and coordinates assigned activities with other divisions, departments, outside agencies, and the general public.

Examples of Knowledge and Abilities:
Knowledge of
Economic development principles, practices, and implementation including community and business development, real estate development, redevelopment, and local government financial incentives for business and marketing
Marketing and public relations principles, strategies and methods
Principles and practices of management and organizational theory, including planning, organizational design, business finance, business development, project management, and organizational effectiveness
Principles and practices of supervision, discipline, leadership, mentoring, and training
Applicable federal, state, and local laws, codes, and regulations
Operational characteristics, services, and activities of economic development, marketing and neighborhood services programs and functions
Business, community and neighborhood outreach and processes
Office procedures, methods, and equipment including computers and applicable software applications such as word processing, spreadsheets, databases, and other specialized applications related to area of assignment
English usage, spelling, grammar, and punctuation Ability to
Select, supervise, train, and evaluate staff
Plan, coordinate, assign, and review the work of subordinate staff
Investigate and resolve disciplinary issues
Work independently, prioritize work, coordinate activities and meet critical deadlines
Develop, monitor and interpret budgets and other financial documents
Plan, organize, and establish marketing goals, objectives, and priorities
Develop and maintain cooperative, effective working relationships with all levels of County staff, public and private organizations, public officials, the media and the general public
Plan, manage, and complete complex work assignments
Communicate clearly and concisely, both verbally and in writing
Interpret and apply applicable federal, state, and local laws, codes, and regulations related to economic development
Apply customer service skills, including the identification of customer needs and follow up to ensure customer commitments have been met
Influence and persuade others to accept a particular viewpoint or follow a particular course of action
Interpret and summarize a variety of data and information
Exercise discretion and maintain confidentiality of information

Employment Qualifications:
Minimum Qualifications

1a. A Bachelor's Degree or above from an accredited four-year college or university. A Master's Degree is desirable.
AND
1b. Seven years of full-time, paid experience, two years of which must be at the supervisor level or higher, engaged in real estate development, urban or regional planning, or economic development.

Note: If the minimum qualifications include an educational or certificate/license requirement, applicants must submit proof of requirements with the application. Failure to submit proof of requirements may result in disqualification from the examination. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable.

General Qualifications

Criminal History and Background Checks: The County may access criminal history information on candidates who have accepted a conditional offer of appointment for this class consistent with the provisions of Board of Supervisors Resolution No. 82-602, Personnel Policies and Procedures B-5, and applicable federal and state laws. The County shall not consider for employment any candidate who has been convicted of a felony or misdemeanor that relates to or impacts the candidate's ability to perform the job duties of this class unless it is determined that mitigating circumstances exist. For purposes of accessing criminal history information, the candidate will be fingerprinted. A subsequent arrest notification may be obtained.

The County may also conduct a background check on the candidate prior to appointment to a position within this class. The background check may include personal and professional reference checks, credit history checks where authorized by Labor Code section 1024.5, Social Security Number verification, professional license/registration verification, military service information and driving history. Information obtained in the course of this background check will be considered by the appointing authority in the selection process. In obtaining such information, the County will comply with applicable consent and disclosure practices in the Fair Credit Reporting Act and the California Investigative Consumer Reporting Agencies Act.

License Requirement: A valid California Driver License, Class C or higher, may be required at the time of appointment. Failure to obtain or maintain the appropriate California Driver License may constitute cause for personnel action in accordance with Civil Service Rules or applicable bargaining agreement. Individuals who do not meet this requirement due to disability will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis.

Probationary Period
The probationary period for this classification is twelve (12) months.

Application and Testing Information:
APPLICATION
Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. All applicants must complete and submit a County of Sacramento employment application online, in person, or by mail, by 5:00 PM on the final filing date of September 12, 2012. Click here to apply on-line

County of Sacramento Employment Services Division
700 H Street, Room 4667
Sacramento, CA 95814
Phone 916-874-5593; 7-1-1 California Relay Service
Inter-Office Mail Code: 09-4667
www.SacCountyJobs.org

Employment applications and all documentation requested in this announcement must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on the final filing date. Employment Services is not responsible for the untimely delivery of materials sent via U.S./specialized mail, or County interoffice mail. Postmarks will not be accepted.

Your application should highlight all relevant education, training, and experience, and clearly indicate how you meet the minimum qualifications for the position as of the final filing date.

Application information must be current, concise and related to the requirements in this job announcement. You may only apply for this recruitment once. Duplicate and incomplete applications will be disqualified.

A resume may be included with your application, however it will not substitute for the information requested on the application.
SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE
Applicants are required to provide a full and complete response to each supplemental question. The Supplemental Questionnaire is located in the tab marked "Supplemental Questions" or attached to the paper job application. Please be descriptive in your response.
Note: Responses of "See Resume" or "See Application", or copy and paste of work experience are not qualifying responses and will not be considered.

Supplemental Questionnaires must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on the final filing date. Employment Services is not responsible for the untimely delivery of materials sent via U.S./specialized mail, or County interoffice mail.

The supplemental questions are designed to elicit specific information regarding a candidate's experience, education, and training. Responses should be consistent with the information on your application and are subject to verification.

Please provide place of employment, pertinent dates, and concise, descriptive and detailed information for each question.

If a job included responsibilities applicable to several questions, separate the different functions of the job to answer all the questions completely.

Resumes or referral to the application or other questionnaire responses will not be accepted in lieu of completing each question.

If you have no experience, write "no experience" for the appropriate question.

For many individuals, it is more efficient to develop responses to the supplemental questions in a word processing document and then paste them into the final document to be submitted. Changes or corrections to your Supplemental Questionnaire cannot be made once your application packet has been submitted.

If the Supplemental Questionnaire is used in the Formula Rate or Credentials Screening Panel exam, failure to complete all of the questions or incomplete responses will result in a lower score. While scoring the Supplemental Questionnaire, the candidate's application and/or attachments will not be reviewed , therefore, a candidate's responses to the questions should be accurate, thorough, detailed, and complete.
FORMULA RATE EXAMINATION (Weighted 100%)
All candidates meeting the minimum qualifications by the final filing date will have their Supplemental Questionnaire scored in the Formula Rate Examination.
This examination will evaluate the relevance, level, recency, progression and quality of candidate's education, training and experience. The candidate's application or other materials will not be included in this examination. Therefore, the candidate's responses to the supplemental questionnaire should be thorough, detailed and complete. The score from the Formula Rate Examination will determine the ranking on the eligible/employment list for this job.
All candidates competing in the testing process will receive written notice of their examination results either by email or mail based on their notification preference. Applicants achieving a passing score will be placed on the eligible list in rank order. The rank is determined by the test score attained from the examination.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Click here for Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's)

For information regarding County jobs:
www.saccountyjobs.org

Call 916-874-5627 and you will be provided with a recorded message, accessible 24 hours a day.

Applications are available at the Employment Services Division Office, however we encourage all applicants to apply on-line.
FOR APPLICANTS WITH DISABILITIES ONLY
Applicants with disabilities requesting an applicable ADA testing accommodation must complete a Reasonable Accommodation Request Form filled out and signed by the applicant and their doctor. This form must be submitted to the Disability Compliance Office by the final filing date as listed in this job announcement. Download the Reasonable Accommodation Request Form by clicking here or contact by mail or in person the Sacramento County Employment Services Division or Disability Compliance Office.
Failure to submit this request by the final filing date may result in the County being unable to provide the requested accommodation in a timely manner for this administration of the examination.
Sacramento County Disability Compliance Office
700 H Street, Room 5720
Sacramento, CA 95814

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