Applying To: Executive Assistant II (Senior Advisor to the Director of Public Safety)

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Dear applicants, in order to help prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus, the Recruitment and Examination Section is suspending all written tests, performance tests and oral interviews until further notice. These examination components are being replaced with experience and training evaluations, which do not require physical contact. Please fully describe all of your qualifying education, training and experience on your applications. Thank you. The safety of all of our staff and applicants is our priority as we continue with our efforts to conduct merit based testing for staffing the City's Civil Service.


  • Minimum: $62,946.00
  • Maximum: $98,670.00

Nature of Work

Incumbents in this position analyze operations, policies, procedures and issues affecting the various divisions of the Department of Public Safety for the purposes of advising the Director. Duties include: analyzing operations and formulating public safety programs, policies and procedures; monitoring budget funds, assisting in budget preparation; monitoring billing and oversight tracking, preparing reports and correspondence for the Director’s signature, supervising the Director’s office staff and representing the Director at meetings.

For an additional description of this position, please refer to the classification specification for Executive Assistant II

Minimum Qualifications

A Bachelor’s degree in Public or Business Administration, Criminal Justice, Criminology, or a related field; plus five years of administrative and/or professional supervisory experience including at least two years of advanced level experience analyzing, developing, and recommending programs, policies and procedures; advising upper level management on management and policy issues and handling financial and budgetary issues. OR an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.

Documentation of academic credentials must be submitted upon request.

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS:  Previous supervisory and administrative/business management experience in a public safety work environment is highly preferred.

When completing the application, please be as thorough as possible when describing your experience, training and education relating to this position. Your experience and training will be used to determine whether you meet the entrance requirements for this position and to compute your Experience and Training evaluation. Applicants must provide explanation for all changes in employment and any gaps in their employment history on the application. Incomplete and/or carelessly completed applications will not be considered.  Resumes will not be accepted as a substitute to a fully completed application.

VETERAN'S PREFERENCE POINTS: To be eligible for veteran's preference points, the applicant must submit a copy of his/her DD 214 Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty with the Employment Application. The Director of Personnel may, in his discretion, accept alternate documentation.

Last Date For Filing Application Is May 19, 2021

Examination Components and Their Weights

  • Experience and Training: 100%

O.C. 3244
April 28, 2021

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