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115 South Andrews Avenue, Room 508
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33301


Class Code:E8102

ASSISTANT TO COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR

NATURE OF WORK

This is responsible administrative work in assisting the County Administrator.

Work involves assisting the County Administrator in a wide range of administrative assignments. Work includes performing research and special study assignments, implementing administrative policies, and exercising administrative control over assigned operations and functions. Work is performed with considerable independent judgment based on experience in developing courses of action and recommendations. Work is reviewed by the County Administrator through conferences, reports, and observation of results obtained.

ILLUSTRATIVE TASKS

Makes recommendations to the County Administrator on new or revised administrative policies as required.

Assists the public in addressing requests and complaints.

Represents and assists the County Administrator at community meetings and various activities.

Supervises and participates in studies of departmental programs to determine conformity with administrative policy; develops criteria for evaluating heads on administrative problems and procedures.

Performs related work as required.

KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES AND SKILLS

Considerable knowledge of public administration with particular reference to county or municipal administration and management.

Considerable knowledge of county laws, ordinances, and regulations.

Considerable knowledge of research techniques, sources and availability of information.

Ability to implement administrative procedures and to evaluate their effectiveness.

Ability to analyze a variety of administrative, operational, and fiscal problems and to make sound recommendations for solution.

Ability to express ideas effectively, both orally and in writing.

Ability to serve the public and fellow employees with honesty and integrity in full accord with the letter and spirit of Broward County's Ethics and Conflict of Interest policies.

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with the general public, co-workers, elected and appointed officials and members of diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds regardless of race, religion, age, sex, disability or political affiliation.

DESIRABLE EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING

Graduation from an accredited four year college or university with major course work in public or business administration; considerable progressively responsible experience in municipal or county government management work; or any equivalent combination of training and experience.

GENERAL INFORMATION

Bargaining Unit: Unrepresented
FLSA Status: Exempt
Code of Ethics
Certification: Yes
Work Locations: County Administrator
Class Spec. Estab./Revised: E10/76 R1/91

 


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