Under direction, to perform independently the more difficult, responsible and complex technical and analytical work in the business and administrative services area; to act as leadperson for lower level business services staff; and to do other related work.
This class is differentiated from the Business Service Officer series in that positions perform analytical duties for the majority of the time, and typically also perform the more complex business services work. This class is differentiated from other Associate level analyst classes in that positions perform analytical duties relating to budgeting, management and administrative analysis requiring technical knowledge of business services functions.
Analyzes and makes recommendations upon varied management problems involved in directing business services activities; analyzes and develops the budgetary program and coordinates the preparation phases of the nonpersonnel services budget; develops and improves programs for the effective procurement and utilization of office space, communications systems, forms, supplies, equipment, and other property; evaluates and makes recommendations on requests for purchases of major items of new property or repair of existing property; prepares plans and specifications for building repair or alteration; negotiates contracts and leases for services and repairs; inspects and recommends acceptance of contracted building work; controls and reviews the processing of departmental contracts including line program contracts; establishes and operates a training program for lower level analysts; makes special administrative or research studies and recommends installation of new methods and procedures; prepares analysis of proposed legislation; conducts feasibility studies and systems analysis; prepares and revises rules and manuals of procedure; performs continuing studies in records management; prepares reports; and dictates correspondence.
Six months of experience performing the duties of a Business Service Officer II (Specialist or Supervisor).
One year of experience performing the duties of (1) a Staff Services Analyst, Range C, or (2) a Business Service Officer I (Specialist or Supervisor). (Persons applying experience toward this pattern must have had a full-time assignment in California state service performing technical business services work.)
Three years of progressively responsible analytical experience above the Trainee level in business or administrative services, budget, or management systems analysis, one year of which shall have included responsibility for conducting detailed analysis requiring the preparation and submission of findings with recommendations. (Experience in the California state service applied toward this requirement must include one year performing analytical duties of a class comparable in level of responsibility to that of Staff Services Analyst, Range C.)
(Promotional candidates who are within six months of satisfying the experience requirement for this class will be admitted to the examination, but they must fully meet the experience requirement before being eligible for appointment.)
Knowledge of: Analysis methods; principles and practices of governmental budgeting; principles of public and business administration; principles of organization and management; principles and practices of policy formulation, property acquisition and management, contract administration, specification writing, financial record keeping, office layout, purchasing, building management, and personnel management and supervision.
Ability to: Analyze situations and problems accurately and take effective course of action; establish and maintain effective working relations with those contacted in the course of the work; speak and write effectively; interpret and apply laws, rules, standards, and procedures; successfully negotiate agreements; estimate future needs and cost of equipment, supplies and services, and prepare budgetary data on such needs; plan and direct the work of others.