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Management Analyst - City of Snoqualmie ( Job # 19-0005)

This job is closed.

Minimum Salary: $6,598.00 per month
Maximum Salary: $7,331.00 per month
Employment Type: Full Time
Department: Administration
Closes: May 12, 2019 at 10:00 PM
(Open to current employees and the general public.)


The City of Snoqualmie is seeking to fill the position of Management Analyst.  This is an at-will professional position under the direct supervision of the Director of Administrative Services and general supervision of the City Administrator.  A person in this position and classification, initiates, plans, coordinates, evaluates and manages complex technical and administrative projects and programs.  Work requires considerable judgment and human relations skills as a routine part of the position.  Incumbent must exercise considerable discretion in the protection of confidential information and administration of policies and procedures within guidelines set by the City. Incumbent monitors, reviews and evaluates selected professional services, human services and capital facility contracts for effectiveness, efficiency and consistency with local, state and federal regulations.  The Management Analyst has regular contact with department staff at all levels; senior executive and management personnel.

First Review of Applications April 2nd, 2019

  • Provides assistance and guidance to other departments as it relates to contracting, developing scope of services, and contract compliance checklists.
  • Researches and prepares alternative scopes of services for contracted services.
  • Prepares appropriate monitoring criteria for evaluating the performance and costs of services for selected contracts.
  • Conducts financial and policy analysis.
  • Researches new, proactive and innovative contracting methods and techniques and makes recommendations for same.
  • Provides technical expertise and staff liaison to intra-departmental project teams and other departments for the resolution of complex policy and/or operation issues.
  • Develops and prepares reports, recommendations, policies and procedures.
  • Analyzes department operations and make recommendations for changes and improvements in work organization, cost accounting systems, internal cooperation and provision of department wide services.
  • Researches grant opportunities.
  • Serves on and participates in various employee committees and Human Services Committee.
  • Conducts presentations and makes recommendations to management on policy issues, making effective recommendations on implementation of policy issues.
  • Develops and implements short and long range plans; gathers, interprets and prepares data.
  • Conducts coordination of policy, project and program efforts with other City departments.
  • Performs cost control activities; monitors revenues and expenditures in assigned areas to assure sound fiscal control; may prepare and process annual budget requests.
  • Provides confidential assistance to the City Administrator and Director of Administrative Services in labor negotiations; in the formulations of labor relations and negotiation strategies, proposals and recommendations.
  • Supports management information and reporting requirements via the maintenance of current reports, design of new reports and writing of ad-hoc reports as assigned.
  • Designs and develops a variety of queries, macros and complex spreadsheets from downloaded data.
  • Provides technical consultation and assistance to management in preparing budgets, grants, proposals and contracts; and interprets and applies budget and financial guidelines.
  • Maintains absolute confidentiality standards while performing related duties as required or assigned.


These duties are not inclusive of all duties, and as such, this position may perform other duties as assigned.


Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Public Administration or close related field.
  • Four years of progressively responsbile experience in public policy analysis, financial and/or contract management in the public sector.
  • Any combination of related education and experience may be considered that demonstrates the knowledge, skills and ability to perform the essential duties of the position.


Additional License:

  • A current Washington State Drivers License with a driving record free of serious or frequent violations.
Desired Knowledge, Abilities and Skills:

Knowledge of:

  • Municipal practices and procedures; organization, operations, policies and objectives.
  • Principles and practices of public sector administration and budgeting.
  • Principles and practices of effective verbal, written and multi-media communication.
  • Research techniques and procedures.
  • Financial and policy analysis.
  • Contract development, monitoring and record keeping and file maintenance principles and procedures.
  • Principles and practices of project management.
  • Accounting and modern office practices and procedures.
  • Database and spreadsheet program operation.
  • Program evaluation techniques.

Ability to:

  • Research and analyze complex financial, policy and programmatic issues, and develop, recommend and implement sound policies and solutions.
  • Negotiate complex issues involving top level management in different organizational units.
  • Thoroughly understand the City’s political environment and sensitivities and function effectively within that environment.
  • Work with large amounts of data, interpret financial records, detect errors and prepare financial reports.
  • Accurately apply federal, state and local policies, laws and regulations.
  • Maintain confidentiality of records information as appropriate.
  • Work independently with little supervision.
  • Work with the public and other employees effectively.
  • Understand, interpret and efficiently execute complex oral and written instructions.  
  • Read, interpret, apply and explain rules, regulations, policies and procedures.
  • Must have the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with Mayor, Council, City Administrator, Director of Administrative Services, City Attorney, Department Heads, fellow City employees and the general public.  
  • Work within a team and independently.

Skill in:

  • Organization and presentation of oral reports.
  • Continuous decision making.
  • Problem analysis.
  • Demonstrable proficiency in computer operation, accounting, database, spreadsheet and presentation applications. 
  • Must have a very high level of confidentiality.
Physical Demands and Work Environment:

The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Work is performed in an office or conference room setting.  Walking, sitting, standing, bending and reaching is required. Hand-eye coordination and fine manipulation skills are necessary to operate computers and office equipment. Repetitive motions of hands and wrists. Good listening skills and occasional lifting of up to 30 pounds.  Some local traveling may be required.  Exposure to adverse weather conditions is minimal.


Your application packet will be reviewed and those found to be MOST qualified will be invited to participate in a job-related hiring interview.    


City Hall
38624 SE River St.
Snoqualmie, WA 98065