CITY OF PHILADELPHIA PERSONNEL DEPARTMENT

5A80
SOCIAL SERVICE PROGRAM ANALYST

Specialties
( General ) ( Bilingual )

GENERAL DEFINITION

This is analytical work at the full performance level planning, evaluating, and monitoring social service programs and control systems, and/or performing research activities to effectuate conformance to governmental mandates and agency policy. An employee in this class conducts analyses, reviews program proposals, and prepares recommendations aimed at developing new or improving existing social service programs. Employees also review proposed draft regulatory changes for fiscal and programmatic impact and make recommendations regarding the origination and revision of agency policies based on changes to state and federal laws and regulations. Contact with officials of public and private agencies to obtain information or render assistance is significant to the work. Employees in this class participate in the review and evaluation of social services provided and contracted for by the City's human services or homeless agencies. Work is performed under the direction of an administrative or technical superior.

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


TYPICAL EXAMPLES OF WORK (ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY)

For the Bilingual Specialty

For Both Specialties


REQUIRED KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

KNOWLEDGE OF:

ABILITY TO:


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.)

EDUCATION

AND
GENERAL EXPERIENCE:
SPECIFIC EXPERIENCE Or any equivalent combination of education and experience determined to be acceptable by the Personnel Department, which has included a bachelor's degree as an educational minimum.

NOTE:
Completion of a master's degree program with major coursework in public administration, social work administration, business administration, social work or a related area may be substituted for two years of the experience requirements.

Bilingual Specialty

PHYSICAL AND MEDICAL REQUIREMENTS



PAY RANGE: EP19
Class Established: 2/1981

Spec. Revision:
  CSC - 1/1996 ; Ad Board - 5/1996

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END OF JOB CLASS SPECIFICATION - 5A80