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Management Analyst - City of Sammamish ( Job # 19-0042)

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Minimum Salary: $66,125.00 per year
Maximum Salary: $90,497.00 per year
Employment Type: Full Time
Department: Public Works
Open until filled.. Applications first reviewed on: Monday, July 22, 2019
(Open to current employees and the general public.)



The City of Sammamish is a young but growing city with more than 63,000 residents. It is located on the eastern shore of Lake Sammamish, approximately 12 miles east of Seattle. Public Works is seeking a motivated, team-oriented, customer-focused Management Analyst. We are specifically interested in someone who is keen on creating tools and processes to help the department better utilize data to inform its decision-making and wants to join a fun and growing department.


Under general direction from the Department Director or designee, plans, coordinates and implements complex administrative, systems, operations, statistical and other analytical assignments; develops and revises policies; assists in the analysis of complex, multifaceted management issues; and communicates effectively with a wide range of audiences.


Works under the supervision of the Department Director or designee as assigned.


This is a Full-Time-Equivalent (FTE) position, working Monday - Friday. May work evenings, weekends or holidays.

  • Plans and organizes operational, administrative and management studies; researches, analyzes and summarizes information for assigned special projects; develops, documents and implements recommendations.
  • Collects and synthesizes data on program performance measures, operating and capital revenues and expenses; makes recommendations on performance measures, staffing, productivity, and policy modifications; reviews findings and prepares reports of study conclusions and recommendations to inform decision-making.
  • Prepares and makes presentations to City Council; City boards and commissions; other agencies, city staff and the public.
  • Assists with preparation of the annual budget; assists in developing, analyzing and monitoring department and division budgets; prepares reports on effectiveness of program plans; evaluate budget requests.
  • Reconciles disparate data; analyzes proposed local, regional, and state legislation and forecasts fiscal impacts to the City.
  • Oversees franchise agreements and participates in negotiations.
  • Manages the Solid Waste and Recycling contracts and programs.
  • Organizes and manages various community outreach and citizen participation programs. Supports other departmental community outreach efforts as needed.
  • Leads and implements process improvement efforts.
  • Assists with interdepartmental and intergovernmental initiatives; develops recommendations on policies and rules.
  • Researches and evaluates departmental or City programs and develops new guidance as necessary; analyzes current and historical administrative trends and recommends revisions as appropriate.
  • Develops and monitors progress towards achieving Departmental goals and priorities.
  • Reviews staff material and ensures 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.
  • Effectively manages projects and consultants.
Knowledge of:
  • Municipal governance, 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.
  • Techniques for efficient and cost-effective management of resources.
  • Techniques and methods for long-range strategic and financial planning.
  • Effective communication methods and tools.


  • 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, prepare appropriate documentation and make recommendations.
  • Investigate, analyze, and resolve complex and sensitive issues.
  • 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.
  • Interpret and apply municipal policies and procedures and applicable laws and regulations.
  • Take initiative and use independent judgment within established procedural guidelines.
  • Analyze and interpret financial documents and prepare technical reports.
  • Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with others.
  • 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