Job: Principal Analyst
 Job Title:  Principal Analyst
 Position Type:  Full-Time
 Compensation/Salary:  $84,631-$103,680/Annually
 Job Code:  JKB6828
 Posted On:  06 Sep 2017
 Deadline:  Open Until Filled
 Company/Agency:  County of Sutter
 Job Category:  Admin-Budget-Financial
 Location:  Yuba City, CA 
 Job Web Site:
 Job Description
  Note: First Application Review Anticipated By the Week of: September 14, 2017*

*County reserves the right to close the recruitment, without notice, upon receipt of a sufficientnumber of qualified applications.

THE POSITIONS: Provide County departments with guidance, technical and administrative support on all countywide policies and procedures; participate in preparing Sutter County's recommended and final annual budgets; Advise departments on the creation and implementation of budget models and policies and procedures including future projections and recommendations; conduct special studies; develop proposed solutions when appropriate; increase the public’s understanding of complex issues and encourage participation in the development of solutions and/or alternatives; create, coordinate and oversee multi-departmental and community programs to be sure the County is being managed in the most efficient and effective way possible; monitor and review operations of departments for fiscal, operation and political implications.

The “Ideal Candidates will have: practical experience in budgeting as well as management, policy and organizational analysis. A background in local government is preferred. The ideal candidate will have a clear knowledge of County organizational structure; outstanding interpersonal skills, with the ability to establish cooperative and effective working relationships with the Board of Supervisors, a variety
of County departments, colleagues, and the citizens we serve; experience and be at ease working with both technical and professional staff, as well as elected and appointed officials. Have a familiarity interacting with contractors and consultants; strong technical skills, and an ability to identify challenges and problems and conceive of analytical strategies to work towards solutions. Is a strategic thinker and planner whose vision is balanced with realism; a highly focused and organized individual who inspires others; outstanding written and oral communications skills; can deliver their message effectively regarding a broad spectrum of County issues, and articulate and debate his/her opinion in an effective manner; flexibility to accept and adapt to ongoing change; honesty, integrity, diplomacy, patience, a strong work ethic, and a sense of humor.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: The following are the minimum qualifications for this position. Possession of these qualifications does not ensure that an applicant will be interviewed. Applications will be reviewed in comparison with all other applications received.

Education and Experience:

Principal Analyst: A Bachelor’s Degree with a major in Public Administration, Business Administration, Political Science, Accounting, Economics, Finance, or a closely related field; and four years of progressively responsible experience in administration, management, budget, or governmental administrative and/or analytical work, one year of which must have been at a level equivalent to a Senior Analyst in Sutter County or similarly complex organization. A Master’s Degree in a related field is preferred, and may substitute for one year of the required experience.

Other Requirements:
The duties of these positions will involve access to confidential and sensitive information. Therefore, top candidate(s) will be required to undergo a personal background investigation.
Additional information on duties, knowledge, and abilities is available in the detailed job specifications on our website.

All eligible applicants are required to complete an application and the Supplemental Questions via They are also invited to submit/attach any additional information in Resume form on additional information, please visit our website at or contact Sutter County Human Resources 1160 Civic Center Boulevard, Suite B, Yuba City, CA 95993.
 Job Contact
 Contact Name:  Margaret Fraumeni  Primary Phone:  530-822-7113
 Title:  Human Resource Analyst  Fax:  530-822-7191
 Company/Agency:  County of Sutter  Email:
 Location:  Yuba City, CA  Contact Web Site: