CITY OF PHILADELPHIA PERSONNEL DEPARTMENT

5A54
HEALTH/HUMAN SERVICES EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT

Specialties
( Children & Youth ) ( Corrections ) ( Juvenile Justice ) ( Public Health ) ( Homeless Services ) ( Bilingual )

GENERAL DEFINITION

This is operational analysis and management work for a Commissioner or Deputy Commissioner of a Health or Human Services Department. Employees in this class carry out a variety of analytical management and staff assignments in the area of specialization pertaining to the responsibilities of the executive. Work involves analyzing departmental operations for consistency with departmental goals and policies, monitoring organizational and administrative changes designed to achieve city-wide service objectives, and representing the executive at meetings and conferences. The employees may supervise a staff engaged in this work. This class differs from other administrative staff and analytical positions by (a) the degree of delegated authority to perform tasks such as the reviewing of operational and administrative programs, (b) the authority to recommend corrective administrative action, and (c) the authority to coordinate on behalf of the executive, the provision or alteration of program services. Work is performed under the direction of a Commissioner or Deputy Commissioner.

ALLOCATING FACTORS: (The following conditions must be met for a position to be allocated to this class.)


TYPICAL EXAMPLES OF WORK (ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY)

ALL SPECIALTIES

CHILDREN AND YOUTH SPECIALTY

CORRECTIONS SPECIALTY

JUVENILE JUSTICE SPECIALTY

PUBLIC HEALTH SPECIALTY

HOMELESS SERVICES

BILINGUAL SPECIALTY


REQUIRED KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS AND ABILITIES


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 1/96.)

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENT FOR THE BILINGUAL SPECIALTY

PHYSICAL AND MEDICAL REQUIREMENTS


PAY RANGE: EP23
Class Established: 5/88

Spec. Revision: 6/95

Latest Spec. Revision:
CSC: 9/99, Ad Board: 12/99

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END OF JOB CLASS SPECIFICATION - 5A54