Management and Program Analyst - Public Works

$74,612 - $95,205 yearly
  • City of Lake Oswego
  • Lake Oswego, OR, USA
  • May 25, 2023
Full time Public Works Other (Please Specify)

Job Description

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Closes: Monday, 5:00 p.m., June 12, 2023

The Position: The Management and Program Analyst provides moderately difficult to complex analytical services across organizational boundaries. Provides a lead role for limited special projects. Areas of focus may include budgetary/financial, emergency and risk management, safety, operational efficiency, productivity, asset management and/or performance measurement. Helps to coordinate data collection and business processes. This position will report to the Deputy Director of the Public Works Department. This position is represented by the Lake Oswego Municipal Employees’ Association/ American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME).

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to: 

  1. Performs a variety of research, analysis and administrative studies related to department and/or city-wide special projects including policy development, organizational improvement, and cost-benefit/feasibility studies.
  2. Leads the review process for small cell wireless applications and manages the City’s right-of-way licensing program.
  3. Writes and manages Request for Proposals (RFPs), Request for Quotes (RFQs) and contracts in support of the Water, Sewer, Streets, Stormwater, and Support Services work groups.  
  4. Works independently to interview personnel involved, secure resources and gather information related to the issue being evaluated and/or analyzed.
  5. Provides a lead role for limited special projects, such as developing a strategic asset management plan and then leveraging the existing workflow systems to lead the implementation of a robust asset management program.
  6. Analyzes business processes and their associated information systems and makes recommendations for the redesign of those business processes or information systems with a particular emphasis on improving data collection, asset management best practices, and efficient work flow processes within the Novotx Elements CMMS software.
  7. Serves as the Street Lights Program lead working with Streets, Engineering, and Development Department leadership to provide review, coordination, and reporting of street light maintenance and repair throughout the City.
  8. Manages the Right of Way (ROW) permitting program. Works with internal and external stakeholders to manage appropriate use of the public ROW.
  9. Performs other duties of a similar nature or level.

Education and Experience: Broad knowledge of business principals, practices, theories and methods of a Public Works department programs and business processes. Over two years of experience in a related field, or any satisfactory combination of experience and training which demonstrates the knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the above duties. A four-year university education in Business Administration, or Public Administration, or related field is required.  Master's degree is desired. 

Licensing and Other Requirements:

Positions in this classification require the ability to possess and maintain a valid driver’s license and ability to meet the City’s driving standards.

For a complete list of the essential duties, knowledge, skills and abilities required, and physical and mental demands please review the complete job description at

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