Parks Supervising Public Works Analyst

Lane County Government

Eugene, Oregon

Job Type Permanent
Salary Details $68,785.60 - $89,585.60 Annually
Deadline Jul 13, 2020
Required Experience 7+ years

The Parks Supervising Public Works Analyst is responsible for supporting the Parks Division with contract management, capital project oversight, accounting, and preparation of the annual budget. In addition, the position provides support to management to ensure the division provides efficient services to the public and operates in a fiscally responsible manner.The Parks Supervising Public Works Analyst also provides supervision of office staff who oversee customer support and the Parks Call Center. This position will advance the vision, mission, and goals of the Lane County Parks & Open Space Master Plan by assisting with implementing the Action Plans and strategies identified for completion.

The Public Works Analyst is a broad classification.  Incumbents are engaged in a wide range of analytical, organizational research, budget management, cost analysis, contract support, marketing, property management, program compliance activities and work in support of area of assignment.  Individual assignments may be general in nature, providing professional support to a variety of programs, departments, or people, or for the oversight of a single program.  Specific duties will vary in accordance with assigned area of responsibility:
Management Support - Responsibilities will generally include: researching and analyzing organizational, system, and procedural issues and trends and developing analytical models; making policy recommendations related to budget and financial matters; preparing and recommending budget plans and related worksheets; maintaining related systems and reporting; preparing and developing marketing plans; and researching and responding to grants, including all applicable reporting requirements.
 Schedule: Monday - Friday; 8:00am - 5:00pm

*This is an Admin-Pro represented position*

Strategic Plan
In alignment with Lane County's Strategic Plan, incumbent(s) will be expected to demonstrate the following core behaviors: Passion to Serve, Driven to Connect, and Focused on Solutions.

The 2018-2021 Strategic Plan focuses on the areas that Lane County will pursue as a way to deliver on our vision for the residents of Lane County. To meet these challenges, we know that the basis of our efforts lies in leveraging our people and partnerships to achieve our Strategic Priorities. We also recognize that the quality and commitment of our staff is essential to a shared future where Lane County is the best place in which to live, work, and play.


• Analyzes, collects, organizes, monitors, and interprets a variety of program information and data; coordinates programs and projects; ensures process compliance with rules and regulations.
• Conducts field surveys and researches available records related to the development of projects or programs
• Responds to public, developer, contractor and other agencies' concerns, questions, complaints and requests for information related to projects and programs.
• Prepares and maintains a variety of contracts, records, and reports related to operations in assigned area of responsibility.
• Assists in preparing the annual budget which requires reviewing budget requests, collecting budget information, and assisting in coordinating budget resources.
• Performs other duties of a similar nature or level, including complex and specialized duties in support of a division or work unit, including special projects. 
• May coordinate and facilitate training sessions regarding safety and processes.
• May prioritize and assign work to lower level staff; monitor the performance of lower level staff; train staff on work methods and procedures; and participate on staff evaluations.
• May respond to sensitive requests for information and assistance, and providing information regarding applicable rules, policies and regulations.
• Performs other duties of a similar nature or level.
• Supervise lower level and "C" band Administration Division staff to include  prioritizing and assigning work; conducting performance evaluations; ensuring staff are trained; ensuring that employees follow policies and procedures; maintaining a healthy and safe working environment; and making hiring, termination, and disciplinary recommendations.

Depending on the skill, experience and responsibility level of the incumbent, may be responsible for overseeing and managing the work of lower level support staff.  Following are descriptions of the competency levels:
Advanced/Lead Level (N4110) - Possesses and applies a broad knowledge of principles, practices and procedures of a particular field to the completion of difficult assignments, and may provide supervision to lower level staff; assignments are broad in nature, generally requiring a high level of ingenuity and originality; has appreciable latitude for unreviewed actions and/or decisions.


Positions assigned to Management Support may be responsible for:

  • Preparing budget reports;
  • Conducting surveys of practices and procedures;
  • Designing or upgrading accounting systems;
  • Monitoring project timelines, budgets, contracts, and/or related resources
  • Supervising staff

Positions assigned to Grants may be responsible for:

  • Researching and analyzing a variety of funding options for roads, parks and facilities;
  • Preparing cost-benefit analyses;
  • Gathering, analyzing, and reporting data pertinent to grant acceptance. 

Positions assigned to Property may be responsible for:

  • Appraising, acquiring, and negotiating properties;
  • Coordinating construction and improvement projects;
  • Researching and acquiring a variety of permits necessary for projects;
  • Gathering, analyzing, and reporting property sales data. 

Positions assigned to Safety may be responsible for:

  • Facilitating safety training and education sessions;
  • Coordinating Wellness Clinics and hearing tests;
  • Conducting field observations of work methods and ensuring compliance with safety standards;
  • Reviewing and evaluating OSHA regulations and updates.


Knowledge of:
• Applicable codes, rules, and regulations;
• Basic budgeting principles;
• Field survey methods and practices;
• Research methods;
• Contract management principles and practices;
• Recordkeeping principles and practices;
• Computers and related software applications;
• Customer service principles and practices.

Skills In:
• Analyzing, gathering, researching, and monitoring data applicable to area of assignment;
• Reviewing project and program designs and identifying potential problems;
• Coordinating activities in area of assignment;
• Monitoring and reviewing a budget;
• Conducting research;
• Preparing and maintaining records and reports;
• Conducting field surveys;
• Using a computer and related software applications;
• Prioritizing and assigning work;
• Communication, interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with coworkers, supervisor, the general public, etc. sufficient to exchange or convey information and to receive work direction.


Bachelor's degree in a field related to area of assignment; and sufficient experience as necessitated by the competency level of the position. Or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job.
Advanced/Lead Level (N4110): 5-8 years of progressively responsible professional experience; fully competent professional.
Or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as those listed above.

Tobacco Free Campus Policy
The Board of County Commissioners wants to help Lane County be the healthiest county in the state. Effective October 1, 2018, any tobacco use, including vaping devices, will not be allowed inside or on the grounds of properties owned or occupied by Lane County including: All outdoor areas, parking lots, County vehicles, and personal vehicles while on County property.

Equal Employment Opportunity
Lane County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We value diversity, equity, and inclusion as essential elements that create and foster a welcoming workplace.  All qualified persons will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, political affiliation, disability or any other factor unrelated to the essential functions of the job.

If you wish to identify yourself as a qualified person with a disability under the Americans with Disabilities Amendment Act and would like to request an accommodation, you may request an accommodation during the online application process, or request an accommodation by contacting the Department of Human Resources prior to the recruitment close date at 541-682- 3124.


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