This position in unclassified and serves at the will of the Appointing Authority.
Residency is required within 12 months of hire.
The purpose of the class is to assist the Director in the management of the assigned area of responsibility.The class is responsible for the supervision of personnel, management of the budget, and operations of the assigned area of responsibility.The class works within broad policy and organizational guidelines, independently plans and implements projects; reports progress of major activities through periodic conferences and meetings.
Additionally, this class may perform highly responsible professional administrative work that supports the Mayor, Chief Administrative Officer or other Executive staff with day-to-day management, administration and coordination of assigned programs, projects and other designated areas of responsibilities such as coordinating the census activities for the City of Richmond.
Exercised: Classification may supervise.
Classification: Typically reports to a Department Director.
Received: Typically reports to a Department Director.
Note: Other reporting relationships may apply
Example of Duties:
The City of Richmond’s Department of Justice Services seeks an experienced and proven individual for the position of Deputy Director I. This position reports directly to the Director of Justice Services and is a critical role for the agency and is responsible for the daily operations and management of the Department of Justice Services.
Duties include but not limited to the following:
Supervise and train department supervisors and managers;
Assist in managing the daily operations of the department;
Assist the Director in establishing departmental policies and procedures;
Work with the Director to implement, monitor and evaluate initiatives and directives of the Mayor, City Council and the Chief Administrative Officer;
Perform policy research, development and analysis;
Oversee long-range special projects and programs;
Collect and assemble a variety of information and analyze the information to reach logical and legal conclusions;
Prepare various annual and monthly reports;
Monitor department's budget and approving expenditures;
Work with the Director and other department supervisors to develop programs and strategies;
Chair and/or attend meetings with citizen groups, the general public and other City employees to create, develop, implement and administer community programs;
Chair and/or attend routine and special staff meetings, attending meetings with other department supervisors; and may brief the Mayor, CAO, DCAO, Agency Head, Chief of Staff to the Mayor or appropriate authority on policy and management issues;
Attend professional and/or technical seminars and conferences.
Qualifications, Special Certifications and Licenses:
Requires Bachelor's degree or training equivalent to four years of college education in business, liberal arts, public administration or any related field.
Requires four years of experience. An equivalent combination of training and experience (as approved by the department) may be used to meet the minimum qualifications of the classification.
No Special License or Certification required.
Americans with Disabilities Act Requirements:
PHYSICAL AND DEXTERITY REQUIREMENTS: Physical and dexterity refers to the requirement for physical exertion and coordination of limb and body movement.Requires sedentary work that involves walking or standing some of the time and involves exerting up to 10 pounds of force on a regular and recurring basis and routine keyboard operations.
ENVIRONMENTAL HAZARDS: Environmental hazards refer to the job conditions that may lead to injury or health hazards even though precautions have been taken.The job risks exposure to no environmental hazards.
SENSORY REQUIREMENTS: Sensory ability refers to hearing, sight, touch, taste, and smell required by the job.The job requires normal visual acuity, field of vision, hearing, and speaking.
COMPLIANCE: The City of Richmond, Virginia is an Equal Opportunity Employer.ADA requires the City to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. Prospective and current employees are invited to discuss accommodations.
City of Richmond, VA - 17 months ago