The Community Development and Public Works Departments are each seeking a Business Manager
Why Join the City of San Mateo?
Our organization has a culture of innovation, collaboration, and strong customer service, with talented professionals providing high-quality service to the San Mateo community in a dynamic, fast paced, and goal-oriented work environment.
Collaboration, innovation, thoughtfulness, leadership, continuous learning, and adaptability are attributes and competencies that we are seeking in candidates for Business Manager. A Business Manager plans, organizes, directs, and coordinates the activities of the administrative division within their assigned department, including finance and budget administration, inter-divisional projects and operations, and grant administration; coordinates department administrative and project activities with other divisions and departments; and provides highly complex staff assistance to their department head.
This is an excellent opportunity for people who are forward-thinking and solutions-oriented, have a strong professional work ethic, place a high value on accountability, and are eager to take on new challenges in their career.
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Community Development Department
We oversee Building, Code Enforcement, Housing, and Planning activities in the City of San Mateo. Our core function is to ensure a quality-built environment, healthy neighborhoods, and a strong economic base. The Business Manager will report to the Director and lead the Department’s central administrative group, which consists of two analysts, one technician, four administrative assistants, and is responsible for department budgeting, accounting and contract needs, fee maintenance, technology management, and central administration support and training.
Public Works Department
We oversee major capital projects and infrastructure, including streets, streetlights and traffic signals, sewer and storm conveyance systems, and a wastewater treatment plant. The Business Manager will lead the Department’s Business Group, which is responsible for budget development and monitoring, contract management, performance measurement, project management, analysis and report writing, and public relations and community outreach. The Business Manager will supervise a group of five analysts and will be responsible for working directly with the Public Works Director on the implementation of efficient protocols and best practices, development of guidelines for budget development and procurement, and training.
What You’ll Do
Some of the duties of this position are as follows:
For a complete list of duties, reference our job specifications at https://www.cityofsanmateo.org/DocumentCenter/Home/Index/86
Who You Are
We are seeking candidates that show collaboration, innovation, accountability, creativity, prudent decision-making, and adaptability. Some of the knowledge and abilities for this position are:
What You Bring
Any combination equivalent to experience and education that would provide the required knowledge and abilities would be qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:
Bonus Points (highly desirable):
ADA Special Requirement: Essential duties require the following physical abilities and work environment: Ability to work in a standard office environment; ability to travel to different sites and locations.
To apply, review the complete job announcement, benefits information, etc., please go to https://www.calopps.org/san-mateo/job-20343912
Application Deadline - This recruitment will close by 5 p.m. on March 17, 2023, or upon receipt of the first 50 applications, supplemental questionnaires, and résumés (highly recommended) whichever occurs first.
Salary: $10,673 - $12,726/month, plus a comprehensive benefits package; Next Increase - 4/2/23 – 4%
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