PAY RANGE: EP14
PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION ANALYST
(Public Health: General/Bilingual)
This is public administration work performing a wide variety of analytical assignments related to managing and administering City of Philadelphia municipal programs and operations. Employees in this class learn various management and administrative strategies and develop analytical skills with the objective of advancement to higher-level administrative or management positions. Assignments vary in nature and increase in difficulty as the employee gains work experience. Employees are assigned to work in one of a number of city departments or agencies depending upon previous education and experience. Work is performed under the direction of an administrative superior.
ALLOCATING FACTORS: (The following conditions must be met in order for a position to be allocated to this class.)
The position must be responsible for performing a variety of analytical assignments related to management and administration of municipal operations and programs.
The position must be responsible for developing analytical and management skills with the objective of advancement to a higher-level administrative or management position.
TYPICAL EXAMPLES OF WORK (ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY)
Performs the duties described below with English language speaking and designated non-English language speaking populations.
Conducts public administration work in support of municipal programs and operations; performs a variety of assignments designed to develop proficiency in administrative, management, and operational analysis; studies structure and operating practices and procedures of municipal programs; studies city ordinances, departmental directives, pertinent state and federal government laws, regulations and mandates to develop working knowledge of the operational framework and impact on departmental operations and programs.
Attends training seminars and participates in exercises and discussions with city, state and federal officials as well as departmental administrators; observes and assists departmental administrators in the performance of a variety of projects and tasks.
Participates in studies to evaluate the effectiveness of existing programs and services; prepares comprehensive reports on conditions found and recommends areas and methods of improvement; discusses and presents findings at group and individual meetings; participates in the preparation of amendments to departmental directives; obtains and analyzes statistical data; prepares correspondence for superiors.
Performs related work as required.
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
the principles of management and administration
principles, practices and techniques required to write narrative reports
english usage and grammar
principles, theories and techniques of the designated academic discipline
uses and applications of personal computers and current standard software packages used for word processing, data base manipulation and preparation of spreadsheets as required by job assignment
application of basic statistics
speak, read, and write fluently in the English language and in a specified non-English language
learn the organization and functions of the department to which assigned
evaluate data and make recommendations consistent with findings
prepare and interpret a variety of reports
present ideas effectively, both orally and in writing
establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates and officials of governmental agencies
use computers and standard software for word processing, data base management and preparation of reports appropriate to the area of specialization
MINIMUM ACCEPTABLE TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE (The following statement represents the minimum training and experience standards which will be used to admit or reject applicants for tests. Applications submitted by candidates for this class will be reviewed based on training and experience requirements as approved on 4/99.)
Completion of all requirements for a master's degree in an area listed below which has included completion of an internship and/or experience in public administration.
Public or Government Administration
Or any equivalent combination of education and experience determined to be acceptable by the Personnel Department which has included completion of a master's degree program as an educational minimum.
NOTE: CANDIDATES MUST HAVE OBTAINED THEIR MASTER'S DEGREE WITHIN THE LAST FIVE YEARS.
Completion of all requirements for a master's degree in an area listed below which has included completion of an internship program in a health administration setting an/or experience in health administration after completion of the master's degree program.
Political Science, with major concentration in public administration.
NOTE: Candidates must have obtained their masters Degree within the last five years.
Sufficient training and/or experience to be able to understand and speak fluently and clearly in English and a designated non-English language.
PHYSICAL AND MEDICAL REQUIREMENTS
Ability to physically perform the duties and to work in the environmental conditions required of a position in this class.
Class Established - 5/56
CSC - 9/95
Ad. Board - 12/95
Latest Spec. Revision:
CSC - 2/99
Ad. Board - 4/99
Change in Pay Rate:
Ad. Board 7/10