IT Project Management Analyst II/III

  • Monterey County Human Resources
  • Salinas, California
  • Nov 01, 2020
Full Time Administrative Analysis and Research Information Technology and Communication Services Project Management
  • Salary: $6,184.53 - $9,812.40 Monthly USD

Job Description

Position Description
IT Project Management Analyst III ($7,184 - $9,813 / Monthly)
IT Project Management Analyst II  ($6,185 - $8,449 / Monthly)


Priority Screen Date: August 17, 2020
  Open until Filled

Exam #: 20/43G04/08SP
 
All application material must be received by the priority screening date for a guaranteed review.  Applications received after this date will be considered on an as needed basis until the position is filled. 
 

The Monterey County, Information Technology Department (ITD) consists of four (4) operational Divisions: Administration; Applications & Customer Support; Infrastructure & Operations; and Information Security. ITD resources are operated and maintained in a manner that supports high availability for utilization and minimizes the risk of business interruption. ITD's focus is on developing a sustainable, customer focused environment to enhance and improve the quality of technology services used by County departments for the benefit of all Monterey County residents, businesses, and visitors.  View recent ITD initiatives and accomplishments  here .

ITD currently seeks a seasoned IT project management professional to plan, organize, communicate, and manage a variety of IT projects to meet customer expectations within agreed-upon time, within budget, and with measurable business quality and stakeholder benefits.

The Eligible List established by this recruitment may be used to fill current and future vacancies on a regular full-time, part-time, or temporary basis.

This classification is part of a flexible series. Incumbents appointed at the lower level of the career series may be promoted up to the higher level of the career series subject to their meeting the employment standards for the higher class and a recommendation for their promotion by the appointing authority in accordance with the Flexible Staffing Program and Guidelines.

Examples of Duties Paramount duties include:
  • Performs professional and analytical duties related to planning, coordinating, and implementing concurrent information technology projects that are typically of moderate risk, include multiple departments, involve existing or somewhat new technologies, and have a significant financial or operational impact on key business processes.
  • Coordinates with department representatives to define technology project needs; collaborates with peers, customers, administrators, vendors, outside agencies and the public in the development and implementation of project scope, objectives, risk analysis, plans, budgets, specifications, resource requirements, timing, templates, procedures, contingency plans, and other related documentation.
  • Coordinates communication and information to meet project needs and assure smooth and efficient completion of projects and activities. 
  • Facilitates or coordinates status meetings, brainstorming sessions, requirements gathering sessions, project wrap-up sessions, and other meetings.
  • Works with information technology architects, engineers, contractors, and/or consultants as required to evaluate, define, and/or design work solutions and project specifications
  • Tracks and analyzes issues or problems related to planning, implementing, or completing project work and develops and implements solutions.
  • Coordinates schedules and multiple concurrent project activities with facility occupants, contractors, material vendors, and/or others as related to the assigned project area.
  • Confers with management and provides technical advice on the potential impacts of projects such as those related to staffing, budgets, organization and workflow, and contract or regulatory compliance.
  • Inspects project work for compliance with work specifications and contracts, conduct pre-final inspections; manages vendors activities; reviews work, authorizes payments, and manages change requests and vendor invoices.

In addition, the IT Project Management Analyst III:
  • Leads and performs advanced and difficult professional and analytical duties related to planning, coordinating, and managing complex information technology projects that typically involve high risk, impact multiple departments, the implementation or developments of new technologies, and have a high degree of financial or operational impact on key business practices.
  • Analyzes difficult and complex issues or problems related to planning, implementing, or completing project work and develops and implements solutions.
  • Works with information technology architects, engineers, contractors, and/or consultants as required to evaluate, define, and/or design work solutions and project specifications of greater complexity.
To view the complete job description visit the Monterey County website: https://www2.co.monterey.ca.us/pages/hr/class-specs/43G04.pdf

THE SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE
Will have a proven track record demonstrating the following knowledge, skills, and abilities:

Knowledge of:
Principles, practices, and techniques of information technology project management, project fiscal management, and technical problem solving; Principles and practices of facilitating effective meetings, making effective presentations to project team members and executives, and producing effective project and technical documentation; The use of PC office applications such as Word and Excel, the Internet and other related office software; The use of project management software such as ServiceNow and Microsoft Project Professional (or other similar products); Project, system, software development, and/or service management life cycles; Research method, including data collection and analysis; Effective customer service techniques.

Skill and Ability to:
Plan, organize, prioritize, and manage multiple, concurrent information technology projects that often have competing timelines and deadlines; Develop and administer technology project budgets and analyze expenditures; Manage resources within budget and policy parameters; Gather, organize, and evaluate complex data, draw logical conclusions, and develop recommendations and solutions; Read, understand, interpret, and apply complex technical, legal, and policy information; Use personal computers and software such as Microsoft Excel and Word, and Project Management software; Effectively and professionally communicate, both orally and in writing; Develop, create, and produce clear, concise, and detailed instructions, procedures, reports, and technical memoranda; Effectively facilitate meetings, create and deliver presentations, and build consensus; Negotiate and influence mutually beneficial project objectives; Work independently, exercise initiative within established procedural guidelines, and organize and prioritize work to meet deadlines; Work collaboratively with others, develop, establish, and maintain positive working relationships, and w ork effectively in a dynamic, changing environment.

In addition, the IT Project Management Analyst III must possess the skill and ability to:
Lead, plan, organize, prioritize and manage the most complex information technology projects and related activities.

Examples of Experience/Education/Training Any combination of training, education, and/or experience which provides for the knowledge, skills, and abilities required to perform the duties listed above is qualifying. An example of a way these requirements might be acquired is:

IT Project Management Analyst II: 
A bachelor's degree in computer science, information technology, business administration and management, or a closely related field and one (1) year of job related experience in an information technology environment; OR an associate's degree from an accredited university and three (3) years of job related experience.

IT Project Management Analyst III: 
A bachelor's degree in computer science, information technology, business administration and management, or a closely related field and two (2) years of job related experience in an information technology environment; OR an associate's degree from an accredited university and four (4) years of job related experience.

Project Management Professional (PMP) certification from the Project Management Institute or similarly recognized organization is desirable.

Additional Information Conditions of employment include:
Successfully complete a background check to include fingerprinting; Possess and maintain a valid California Class C driver license and satisfactory driving record; Work outside of normal business hours on occasion, as needed.
 
Benefits:
Monterey County offers an excellent benefits package. To view the "J" Unit Benefit Summary please visit our website. This information is not legally binding, nor does it serve as a contract. The benefits listed in the Monterey County Personnel Policies and Practices Resolution or Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) prevail over this listing.
 
Notes:
As a condition of employment, prospective employees will be required to submit to a background review which may include a review of information concerning present and/or prior employment, driving record, and record of criminal conviction.  Employees must have and show their Social Security Card on the first day of work. Employment is contingent upon acceptable documentation verifying identity and authorization for employment in the U.S.; a list of acceptable documents is available on the USCIS Form I-9. If you are hired into this classification in a temporary position, your rate of pay will be hourly and you will not be eligible for the benefits listed in the summary. If you believe you possess a disability that would require test accommodation, please call the Human Resources Analyst at (831) 759-6984.  
 
Application and Selection Procedures
 
Apply On-Line!
Our website:  www.co.monterey.ca.us/personnel
 
Applications may also be obtained from and submitted to:
Monterey County, Information Technology Department, Human Resources
Attn: Suzanne Paluck, Human Resources Analyst
1590 Moffett Street
Salinas, CA 93905
Phone: (831) 759-6984  |  Email:  palucksm@co.monterey.ca.us
Our website:  https://www.co.monterey.ca.us/government/departments-i-z/information-technology
 
 
The selection process is tentative and applicants will be notified if changes are made.  The competitive selection process includes submittal of required application materials. A complete application package will include:
  • A completed County of Monterey employment application; and
  • Responses to the supplemental questions

All application materials must be received by the priority screen date for a guaranteed review; applications received after this date will be reviewed on an as needed basis .  Resumes, cover letters, letters of interest and other correspondence will not be accepted as a substitute for required application materials. All required application materials will be competitively evaluated. Those applicants that are determined to be the most appropriately qualified will be invited to participate further in the selection process. To assess applicants' possession of required qualifications, the process may include an oral examination, pre-exam exercises, performance exam, and/or written examination.
 
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY
Monterey County is a drug-free workplace and an equal opportunity employer. The County seeks candidates who can make contributions in an environment of cultural and ethnic diversity. Monterey County provides reasonable accommodations for the disabled. If you believe you possess a disability that would require test accommodation, please call the Human Resources Analyst at (831) 759-6984.
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