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Trinity County
Employment Opportunity


$5,191.25- $6,309.99 / Month

This is a full-time, benefitted position.
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.


Under direction the Program Manager plans, organizes and directs units or programs in a local department or agency. Some positions may have additional responsibility for administrative services units.

Knowledge of:
Program development, administration, and service delivery related to the program or programs in the area of responsibility, which may include public health, cannabis, or other areas. Current management and leadership techniques, performance appraisal methods, and public administration. Knowledge of planning and scheduling techniques to ensure that timelines and schedules are established appropriately, modified as needed, and adhered to. Knowledge of budgeting principles in order to develop, manage, and/or track budgets, budget allocations, and expenditures. Public and private community resources. Principles of public administration, public policy and public information. Applicable legislative and regulatory process at all levels of government. Land use and California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), if applicable to the program.

Ability to:
Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with internal management and staff, and with a variety of external stakeholders. Identify, analyze, and evaluate situations or problems to determine appropriate courses of action. Interpret and analyze laws, regulations, and policies to ensure all programs and activities are in compliance. Apply knowledge of laws, regulations, and policies to decision making and problem solving to identify solutions and courses of action that are most appropriate or compliant. Be flexible in adapting to changes in priorities or resources that impact pre-established timelines and courses of action. Maintain awareness of the functioning and status of multiple work groups or program areas simultaneously. Delegate work assignments and appropriate level of responsibility to employees in order to ensure the completion of work assignments and projects. Read and understand complex written materials, such as laws, proposed legislation, policies, reports, etc., in order to interpret, explain, and apply. Use a personal computer to input data, access information, and create materials and documents using a variety of software applications. Communicate verbally, in person or by telephone, clearly and concisely with a variety of audiences on a variety of matters. Write to ensure effective and clear communication and proper composition of reports, correspondence, email, and other written communication. Review and edit documents written by others to ensure proper format, sentence structure, grammar, and punctuation.

Training and Experience:
Any combination of training and experience which would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be:

A minimum of two (2) years of direct experience in the applicable program related field, preferably in municipal government
One (1) year of full-time general supervisory experience;

Two years of college with coursework in political, public administration, public policy or a related field/subject.
A four (4) year college degree in political or public administration or a related field/subject;
Any combination of experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. These employment standards are typically attained with: Five (5) years of progressively responsible management and supervisory experience in a public or non-profit agency which included program planning and evaluation, fiscal management, human resource management, and policy and procedure development.
A minimum of ONE (1) year of direct experience in the applicable program related field, preferably in municipal government;
One (1) year of full-time general supervisory experience.

Special Requirements:
Driver License:
Possession of a valid Class C Driver License at the time of appointment. Individuals who do not meet this requirement due to a physical disability will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis.

Typical Physical Requirements:
Sit for extended periods; frequently stand and walk; normal manual dexterity and eye-hand coordination; lift and move objects weighing up to 25 lbs.; corrected hearing and vision to normal range; verbal communication; use of office equipment, including computer, telephone, calculator, copiers, and FAX.



NOTE: All candidates meeting the minimum qualifications established for this position may not be invited to an oral interview. In the event a large number of candidates qualify, those individuals with experience which most closely meets the needs of the County will be invited for an interview.
WAIVER: The contents of this announcement shall not be construed to constitute any expressed or implied warranty or guarantee, nor shall it constitute a contract or offer of employment. Trinity County assumes no responsibility for the accuracy of the position description and the actual duties of the job, nor does it assume responsibility for any errors or omissions in the information contained herein. The provisions contained in this announcement may be modified or revoked without notice. Wages, hours and other terms and conditions of employment are subject to the Memorandum of Understanding currently in effect for the appropriate unit of representation.
PERS ANNUITANTS: Retirees of PERS are welcome to apply, if selected for the position they would be required to reinstate to employment.

Minimum Education and Experience

Education Required: None
Driver's License Required: Yes
Hiring Requirements for this Job:
  • Drug Testing / Screening
  • Background Checks
  • Salary Range: $5,191.25- $6,309.99 / Month