Senior Management Analyst

City of Citrus Heights


Citrus Heights, CA 95621


$86,881 – $111,555
per year

The City of Citrus Heights is seeking an advanced journey level professional to provide highly responsible, analytical staff assistance to the Administrative Services Department. The Administrative Services Department serves as an internal customer service provider of integrated services including human resources, finance, information technology and risk management.


The Position

The Senior Management Analyst will provide administration and technical assistance in the development and implementation of City programs, analytical staff assistance, and assist in office management functions. This position will assist in formulating program policy, goals and procedures, as well as manage complex and sensitive projects within the organization. The Senior Management Analyst may develop and contract Request for Proposals and new program elements to meet City goals and objectives. This position will assist in the preparation of the budget, make recommendations and monitor the budget relative to the assigned program area of responsibility, and ensure funds are available for future program area expenditures. The Senior Management Analyst consults with all levels of management staff on difficult, complex issues related to City administration, personnel, benefits, recruitment, labor relations, rules and regulations, finance, employee safety, workers’ compensation, risk management, and City operations.

Job Requirements

Minimum Qualifications


Minimum Qualifications

Senior Management Analyst

Experience and Training

Three years of professional level experience in public administration similar to the Management Analyst II with the City of Citrus Heights.


Equivalent to the completion of a Bachelor’s degree with major course work in public administration, business administration or a related field.  A Master’s degree in a related field is highly desirable.


Ideal Candidate

§   Possesses professional analytical skills and abilities to evaluate, research, identify, and interpret technical and numerical information, as well as technical policy and procedures.

§   Demonstrates the ability to understand, interpret, and apply pertinent local, state and Federal laws, City policies, and MOU’s.

§   Has the ability to interpret, apply, and explain administrative and departmental polices, laws, and complex rules and procedures, both orally and in writing.

§  Has the ability to simultaneously provide coordination and management on a variety of complex projects and studies and work effectively and cohesively with executive staff, various departments, and subordinates, the public and other public agencies.

§  Perform a wide variety of analytical duties with minimal supervision and analyze or diagnose difficult and complex situations and appropriate resolutions.

§  Effectively administer assigned programmatic responsibilities; prepare complex reports; prepare and administer a program budget; evaluate and develop, procedures and policies.

§  Manage complex projects; supervise management studies; manage contracts; develop and track budgets; make public and training presentations; and manage meetings effectively.

§  Focuses work effort to carry out the city’s Customer Service philosophy of actively listening, addressing customer concerns, and providing services at a level that exceeds customer expectations, both internally and externally.

§  Thrives in a team environment that encourages cooperation, communication, and mutual sharing of risk, responsibility, and reward.

§  Identifies and generates “a better way of doing things” by viewing issues or problems as opportunities for improvement rather than as obstacles.

§  Possess excellent problem solving and decision making skills.

§  Treats all individuals encountered, equally and with respect, basing actions on honor and ethics.

§  Ability to perform other duties as assigned.


How to Apply

Application Process

To be considered for this position, you must submit a completed, official Employment Application and responses to a Supplemental Questionnaire. If you do not complete and submit all required information, your application may be disqualified from further consideration.  You are encouraged to submit a resume and cover letter in addition to the required materials, but these may not be substituted for the required materials.


  • ON-LINE APPLICATION: You may apply on-line by visiting  A cover letter and resume may be included as part of the on-line Employment Application under the heading “Additional Experience.”


  • HARD COPY APPLICATION: You may obtain a hard copy Employment Application by visiting and downloading the application materials or you may request the materials by calling the Human Resources line at (916) 727-4731 or calling the TTY/TDD California Relay Service at 7-1-1. Submit hard copy application materials and resume to:  City of Citrus Heights/Human Resources, Attention: Senior Management Analyst Recruitment, 6360 Fountain Square Drive, Citrus Heights, CA 95621.  No postmarked, faxed or e-mailed materials will be accepted.