Job Specifications

Class Code:


Analyst: GLD


Date Originated: 


Date Revised: 

8/82; 8/83; 6/87; 5/90; 11/90; 3/91; 6/91; 8/95; 11/97; 4/01;5/02



Under general direction, plan, direct, coordinate, schedule, review and evaluate the work of a section of the Public Works Department or Planning Department; review and analyze technical and engineering issues; and perform other duties as required.

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS Positions in this classification work directly for an Assistant Director, and are typically responsible for managing a section in the Public Works or Planning Departments. This classification is the first full supervisory and management level classification in the professional and technical engineering series. Incumbents supervise a staff of engineers, paraprofessional engineers, engineering aides, maintenance staff and other support staff. In addition to supervising the work of staff, incumbents perform the most difficult and complex engineering work, or serve as the technical expert in reviewing and analyzing engineering issues.


All Assignments:

Planning Department (Registered Civil Engineer):


Knowledge of:

All assignments:

Thorough knowledge of:

Some knowledge of:

For Civil and Construction Engineering:

Thorough knowledge of:

Working knowledge of:

Some knowledge of:

Solid Waste Assignment:

Thorough knowledge of:

Some knowledge of:

Water and Waste Water Assignment:

Thorough knowledge of:

Flood Control Assignment:

Thorough knowledge of:

Ability to:

Education and Experience:

Any combination of education and experience which would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying, unless otherwise specified. A typical way to obtain these would be: Equivalent to graduation from an accredited college with a major in civil, traffic, environmental or sanitary engineering; or biological, chemical, physical or soil science; or a related field. AND: Five years of increasingly responsible engineering experience which demonstrates possession and application of the knowledge and abilities listed above. A Master's Degree in Civil Engineering or a closely related field may be substituted for one year of the required engineering experience.

Special Requirements/Conditions:

Bargaining Unit: 11
EEOC Job Category: 02
Occupational Grouping: 24
Workers' Comp Code: 0053