• Bachelor’s Degree in Public Administration, Planning, Geography, Public Policy, Political Science, Business Administration, or a related field of study.
• Substantial experience working with local public agencies, such as minimum of four years of experience working with a LAFCO, county, city, or special district
• Familiarity with the Cortese-Knox Local Government Reorganization Act of 2000 and the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA)
• Open, clear, and concise public speaking and writing skills
• Strong computer and project management skills
• Ability to think and act strategically to develop and deliver creative business solutions and proactive approaches to complex problems
• Excellent administrative, analytical, and financial acumen; skill in collaboration and cooperation
• Ability to build and maintain positive working relationships with a range of pubic officials, community leaders, and members of the public
OTHER DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS
• Familiarity with the Subdivision Map Act, State planning and zoning laws, and property tax exchange laws.
• A Master’s Degree in one of the above-referenced fields of study (or closely related field).
• An understanding of budget preparation techniques for local government agencies.
• Prior experience managing/supervising employees
• Willingness to participate in CALAFCO advanced training and activities