Under administrative and general policy direction, provides highly responsible and complex management assistance to the General Manager in coordinating and directing District-wide departmental activities and operations; assists the General Manager in executing the long-term vision for the District in collaboration with the Board of Directors and District managers; provides leadership to all District departments to enable department managers to effectively and efficiently maximize available resources; ensures quality services provision to District customers and community residents; coordinates assigned activities with other District departments, officials, outside agencies, and the public; provides highly responsible and complex professional assistance to the General Manager in areas of expertise; acts as General Manager in his/her absence; performs related work as required.
Receives administrative and general policy direction from the General Manager. The work provides for a wide variety of independent decision-making within legal and general policy and regulatory guidelines. Exercises general supervision over professional, technical, and office support staff through subordinate levels of supervision.
This executive management classification oversees, directs, and participates in all activities of the District’s operations, including short- and long-term planning, policy development and administration, and enforcing all District rules and regulations. The incumbent regularly interacts with the General Manager, Board of Directors, and departmental representatives in obtaining information and coordinating projects. Successful performance of the work requires knowledge of public policy, including the role of an elected Board of Directors. Responsibilities include coordinating the activities among all District departments and managing and overseeing the complex and varied programs, projects, and activities of the assigned function. The incumbent is accountable for accomplishing District-wide planning and operational goals and objectives within general policy guidelines.
Management reserves the right to add, modify, change, or rescind the work assignments of different positions and to make reasonable accommodations so that qualified employees can perform the essential functions of the job.
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Must possess: mobility to work in a standard office setting and use standard office equipment, including a computer, and to visit various District and meeting sites; vision to read printed materials and a computer screen; and hearing and speech to communicate in person, before groups, and over the telephone. This is primarily a sedentary office classification although standing and walking between work areas may be required. Finger dexterity needed to access, enter, and retrieve data using a computer keyboard, calculator, and to operate standard office equipment. Occasionally bend, stoop, kneel, reach, push, and pull drawers open and closed to retrieve and file information. Ability to lift, carry, push, and pull materials and objects up to 40 pounds or heavier weights with assistance and/or the use of proper equipment.
Incumbents typically work in an office environment with moderate noise levels, controlled temperature conditions, and no direct exposure to hazardous physical substances. Incumbents will interact with individuals in interpreting and enforcing rules, policies, and procedures.
Incumbents may be assigned an irregular work schedule, including weekends, early mornings, evenings, and holidays.
CLASSIFICATION DETAILS/HISTORY Date Adopted: 6/14/17 Job Code: 1002L FLSA Status: Exempt Supersedes: Assistant General Manager dated 9/26/07