Under supervision, to perform surveys, studies and analysis of budgetary, administrative
organizational and operational matters of a department(s) or the County government; to
develop, implement and evaluate policies, plans and programs and to do related work as
This is the entry and first experienced level in the Management Analyst class series.
Incumbents are expected to learn and perform increasingly difficult and complex management
analyst tasks and conduct management studies for County Departments. Incumbents are
expected to increase their skill in knowledge of budgetary, administrative, fiscal, operational
and organizational areas of County government.
CLASSIFICATIONS DIRECTLY SUPERVISED
MANAGEMENT ANALYST I – 2
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
• Performs general and specialized studies, surveys, and analysis relating to matters of
county government operation.
• Reviews revenues and expenditures requests from county departments and makes
recommendations based on program objectives and requirements.
• Assists in compiling and analyzing.
• Monitors revenues and expenditures of various county departments.
• Makes periodic reports on budget status.
• Studies and makes recommendations related to administrative and operational policies
• Monitors department compliance with federal and state regulations.
• Gathers, tabulates and analyzes data and information.
• Develops recommendations and prepares reports.
• May assist in developing grant applications and administering grants.
• Makes oral and written presentations to various commissions and boards.
• May coordinate the development of bids and specifications for major purchases.
• Will administer or negotiate leases and service contracts.
• May represent the County at meetings and conferences.
• May coordinate part of the county risk management, Health Insurance Portability and
Accountability Act (HIPPA), and MediCal Administrative Activity programs.
• Performs a variety of staff support duties and other specialized functions as assigned.
TYPICAL PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
Sit for extended periods; frequently stand and walk; normal manual dexterity and eye-hand
coordination; corrected hearing and vision to normal range; verbal communication; use of
office equipment including computers, telephones, calculators, copiers and FAX.
TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS
Work is usually performed in an office environment with continuous contact with staff and
public. Some field trips will be necessary to attend Training/meetings, visit outstation county
departments, staff, programs and operations.
MANAGEMENT ANALYST I – 3
• Local government origination, operation and legislative process.
• Statistical methods and practices of financial administration including governmental
• Functions, originations and programs of local government in California
• Basic research methods and techniques
• Effective oral and communication styles
• Perform a variety of specialized analytical studies
• Effectively present ideas and recommendations orally and in writing
• Analyze and evaluate a variety of information researching and gathering appropriate
data to resolve problems
• Develop and administer grants
• Prepare a variety of comprehensive reports
• Effectively represent the programs and functions of the county with public, community
organizations, other county staff, and other government agencies
• Establish and maintain effective working relationships