Cannabis Program Manager
Position Description The County Administrative Office is seeking a Program Manager II to develop and manage the Monterey County cannabis program. Under direction of the Assistant County Administrative Officer, this skilled professional will reach across County departmental lines to coordinate with key departments, State and Federal agencies, the public and community groups in this evolving new regulatory framework. The eligible list from this recruitment may be used to fill current and future vacancies on a regular full-time, part-time or temporary basis. Examples of Duties Develop a program plan including goals, strategies and implementation framework for the Monterey County Cannabis Program Develop and manage cannabis program in a manner which provides coordination between key departments, regulators, the cannabis industry and the community Evaluates program, develops, prioritizes goals and provides data on performance Provides analysis, makes recommendations to the Board of Supervisors, Board committees, the public and community groups based on established measures, legislative changes, and matters of policy Develops performance measures; provides statistical and financial data on program activities; responds to inquiries from the public and industry Develop and implement solutions to resolve complex or technical problems related to the cannabis program Interpret and explain applicable State, Federal, local, internal rules/regulations to staff, the Board of Supervisors, Board committees, stakeholders and the public Represent Monterey County and the cannabis program to the public, elected officials and industry representatives Prepares and monitors contracts for services providers; prepares correspondence and reports The Ideal Candidate Will have a proven track record demonstrating his/her working knowledge of: Contract administration, management theory Developing and implementing policy and procedure changes, analyzing legislative changes and addressing operational issues Representing an agency to provide information to the public in a collaborative manner, eliciting feedback and participating in discussions – particularly regarding issues which may be controversial Independently manage a program, with an aptitude for collaboration and understanding of how to gain consensus with stakeholders who may have competing priorities and ideas Understanding of State, Federal, and local laws related to cannabis regulation Examples of Experience/Education/Training The knowledge, skills and abilities listed above may be acquired through various types of experience, education or training. A typical way to acquire these might be: Education: A college degree in public or business administration, or closely related field, AND Experience: One year of experience performing duties comparable to a Program Manager I. OR Three years of experience in a supervisory or management position in an administrative or regulatory field. Additional Information For a complete job description, please visit: http://www.co.monterey.ca.us/personnel/documents/specifications/60I02.pdf (Download PDF reader) Application & Selection Procedures The selection process is tentative and applicants will be notified if changes are made. The competitive process includes submittal of required application materials: a completed Monterey County Application and responses to the Supplemental Questions. For a guaranteed review, all application materials must be received in the Human Resources Department by Friday, January 19, 2018. Applicants who fail to complete a County Application and response to Supplemental Questions will not be considered for this position. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of required application materials. Application materials will be competitively evaluated. Those applicants who are determined to be the most appropriately qualified will be invited to participate further in the selection process. To further assess applicant's possession of required qualifications, this examination may include an oral examination, pre-exam exercise, performance examination, and/or written examination. Why You Should Apply The County of Monterey offers a premium benefit package that includes 23 days of Annual leave, 10 days of Professional leave, 11 holidays/year; health, dental, vision & life insurance. How to Apply Submit the following required materials: County of Monterey Employment Application Response to supplemental questionnaire APPLICATIONS MAY BE OBTAINED FROM AND SUBMITTED TO: County of Monterey Human Resources Division Attention: Ginger Ramirez 168 W. Alisal Street, 3rd Floor Salinas, CA 93901 (831) 759-6723 Or APPLY ON-LINE at: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/montereycounty/default.cfm Special Note: This information is intended to provide you with a general summary of benefits available and is not legally binding. Exact benefits are listed in the Personnel Policies & Practices Resolution or benefits summary sheet and prevail. If you believe you possess a disability that would require test accommodation, please call Monterey County Human Resources (831) 759-6723. Employment is contingent upon acceptable documentation verifying identity and authorization for employment in the United States.