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Management Analyst - Public Works - City of Sammamish ( Job # 19-0027)

This job is closed.

Minimum Salary: $66,125.00 per year
Maximum Salary: $90,497.00 per year
Employment Type: Full Time
Department: Public Works
Closes: April 26, 2019 at 5:00 PM
(Open to current employees and the general public.)


Under general administrative direction from the Department Director or designee, plans, coordinates and implements complex administrative, systems, operations, statistical and other analytical assignments; develops and revises policies; and assists in the handling of multi-dimensional, complex management issues.

  • Plans and organizes operational, administrative and management studies; researches, organizes, compiles, analyzes and summarizes information for assigned special projects; develops and documents recommendations.
  • Collects statistical information and data on program performance measures, operating and capital revenues and expenses; analyzes alternatives and makes recommendations on performance measures, staffing, productivity, and policy modifications; reviews findings and prepares reports of study conclusions and recommendations.
  • Prepares and presents reports to City Council, City boards and commissions and other agencies.
  • Assists with preparation of the annual budget; assists in developing, analyzing and monitoring department and division budgets.
  • Reconciles data between different sources; analyzes proposed legislation and projects fiscal impacts; prepares reports on program plans and budget requests.
  • Oversees franchise agreements and participates in negotiations; organizes and manages various community outreach and citizen participation programs.
  • Lead process improvement efforts.
  • Assists with interdepartmental and intergovernmental programs; provides technical and assistance to City departments; develops recommendations on policies and rules.
  • Researches and evaluates departmental or City programs and develops new guidance and codes as necessary; analyzes current and historical administrative trends and recommends revisions or deletions as appropriate.
  • Develops goals and priorities, monitors work, reviews staff reports, and assures that all issues are addressed and resolved.
  • Maintains cooperative working relations with other staff, City departments and outside agencies; serves as liaison between various organizations and agencies to coordinate regional issues and programs.
  • Supports the relationship between the City and the constituent population by demonstrating courteous and cooperative behavior when interacting with clients, visitors, and City staff; enthusiastically promotes the City goals and priorities in compliance with all policies and procedures.
  • Maintains absolute confidentiality of work-related issues, client records, and City information; performs related duties as required or assigned.
  • Manage Solid Waste and Recycling contracts and programs.
  • Manage projects and consultants.



Knowledge of:

  • City organization, operations, policies and procedures.
  • Principles of organizational planning, research, design, and analysis.
  • Principles and techniques of project management, organizational development and process improvement.
  • Principles and practices of administrative management, including personnel rules, cost accounting, budgeting, grant application and management, consultant procurement and contract management.
  • Applicable state and Federal statutes, rules, codes, and regulations.
  • Legal, ethical, and professional rules of conduct for public sector employees.
  • Current political and economic trends in local, state and Federal government.
  • Techniques for efficient and cost effective management of resources.
  • Techniques and methods for long-range strategic and financial planning.
  • Principles of record keeping and records management


Skills / Abilities:

  • Analyze complex administrative and operational data and issues; interpret policies, laws and regulations; evaluate alternatives and develop operational improvements based on findings.
  • Analyze problems, identify solutions, and make recommendations.
  • Investigate, analyze, and resolve complex and sensitive issues.
  • Prepare complete, complex, comprehensive, and accurate reports.
  • Effective in all forms of communications – verbal, written and visual, online and in person.
  • Assess, prioritize and manage multiple tasks, projects, and demands.
  • Operate a personal computer utilizing standard and specialized software.
  • Interpreting and applying municipal policies and procedures and applicable laws and regulations.
  • Using initiative and independent judgment within established procedural guidelines.
  • Analyzing and interpreting financial documents and preparing technical reports.
  • Planning, organizing, and coordinating the work of staff.
  • Establishing and maintaining cooperative working relationships with co-workers.
  • Communicating effectively verbally and in writing


  • GIS
  • Standard computer office software
  • Computers
  • Copy machine, printers, scanners
  • Telecommunications systems

Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Public Administration or a related field; AND two years of government operations analysis experience; OR an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.


The physical demands described below are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.



Work is performed primarily in an office setting. Due to the nature of the organization and the necessity of visiting various locations throughout the City, some time may be spent out-of-doors.  During occasional emergency situations, the incumbent may be exposed to extreme weather and working conditions.


The duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed.  The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.


This job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the City and the employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the City and the requirements of the job change.




Sammamish City Hall
801 - 228th Ave SE
Sammamish, WA 98075