Public Works Analyst


Organization : City of Thousand Oaks
Job Category : Other
Job Type : Full Time
State/Province : CA
City : Thousand Oaks
Salary and Benefits : See Flyer


The City of Thousand Oaks has an excellent opportunity for one or more individuals to provide department wide analytical, planning and project level support to advance the infrastructure, energy, utility, water and roadway safety goals of the Public Works Department.  We are seeking a collaborative, self-starter to conduct a variety of responsibilities with competence and professionalism.  The Assistant/Associate Analyst must exercise discretion and independent judgment, be highly organized, have demonstrated ability to meet deadlines, handle issues with sensitivity and have excellent communication and interpersonal skills. 

The Assistant/Associate Analyst will also provide analytic, technical, programmatic and administrative support to a broad range of Public Work divisions and locations, including citywide engineering, capital projects, transportation, water, wastewater, stormwater, sustainability, landscape, fleet and transit.

Highlights of this position include working in a dynamic environment with a great team of public works professionals working toward meaningful City goals that make a real difference in the future of the City of Thousand Oaks. 

Primary responsibilities:   

  • Assist with the day-to-day operations, activities, and programs of the Public Works Department
  • Help lead in the Department’s Asset Management efforts to manage over $2 Billion in citywide infrastructure, including development of Master Plans
  • Provide administrative support to various Public Work divisions and locations
  • Provide staff assistance to Public Works management; provide staff support to a variety of committees, prepare and present reports and other correspondence as necessary
  • Plan, coordinate, implement, promote and oversee assigned programs and projects for various groups including engineering, sustainability, transit, landscape, streets, water, wastewater, stormwater and fleet
  • Assist with the citywide budget process and budget monitoring activities
  • Coordinate with other agencies on collaboration, best practices and new initiatives
  • Prepare and present technical and staff reports for Department, Council, and other stakeholders
  • Conduct transit and transportation related research, studies, and surveys
  • Analyze and interpret data to define transit needs (route planning, stop locations, and community needs)
  • Conduct operational related research, studies and surveys for energy, water, wastewater, stormwater, landscape, streets, and fleet
  • Analyze and interpret data to define operational needs
  • Assist in researching, negotiating, and monitoring assigned contracts and agreements with service providers; ensure work complies with contracts and agreements
  • Assist in the planning and coordination of projects from start to finish and ensure efficient management of multiple project plans to meet deadlines
  • Work independently and as a valuable team player on special projects by organizing, researching and coordinating information and requirements; planning, arranging, and meeting schedules
  • Coordinate in the design and implementation of public meetings and events including community outreach
  • Organize meeting information, prepare materials, facilitate when required 

Ideal Candidate

The ideal candidate should possess:

  • A Bachelor’s degree with major course work in public administration, business administration, marketing or a related field
  • Two or more years of responsible administrative and/or programmatic support experience, including at least one year of research, administrative or analytic experience; experience related to community activities and project coordination in a municipal government setting is highly desirable
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to work in a team-oriented environment
  • Excellent data management and analysis skills using MS Office applications, including Excel, Access, PowerPoint and others
  • Ability to learn and be proficient in utilizing multiple different software solutions
  • Demonstrated ability to produce excellent, detail-oriented results and meet deadlines while working autonomously on multiple tasks with frequent interruptions
  • Ability to identify alternative solutions, consequences or proposed actions, and implement recommendations in support of established goals
  • A valid class C California driver’s license

 Additional desirable qualifications include:

  • Proficiency with software applications such as GIS, MS Access, Business Intelligence (Power BI, Tableau, Cognos), Bluebeam, and computer programming experience (VBA, SQL, Python, R etc.)

Core Competencies:

  • Effective Communicator
  • Strategic Thinker
  • Results Oriented
  • Customer Focused
  • Problem Solver and Decision Maker
  • Planner and Organizer
  • Technically Knowledgeable


The City of Thousand Oaks offers excellent benefits including: 
Medical, Dental, Vision, Pension Retirement Plan, 401(a), Retirement Health Savings Plan, Tuition Reimbursement and more.  Click here for more information.

Special Instructions

Assistant Analyst: $34.83 - $52.25
Associate Analyst: $38.48 - $57.73

FILING DEADLINE:   Open Until Filled; First review of candidates will be Wednesday, January 15, 2023. Applications and supplemental questions will be reviewed on an on-going basis and candidates are encouraged to apply by Wednesday, January 15, 2022. Please note, the recruitment may close without notice at any time after the first review date. 

SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE - Applicants are required to complete the Supplemental Questionnaire. This will be used throughout the process to assist in determining each applicant's qualifications for the position.

REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION - The City of Thousand Oaks makes reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities to participate in the selection process. If you wish to request an accommodation in order to participate in the selection process, you must inform the Human Resources Department in writing no later than the final filing date. Applicants requesting an accommodation should document the request including the type and extent of accommodations requested to participate in the selection process and/or perform the duties of the job for which applied.

VETERAN'S PREFERENCE - In order to qualify for Veteran’s Preference a Form DD214, or other acceptable proof of service, must be submitted by the deadline date/time noted in the job announcement. Any veteran who has successfully completed all phases of a selection process for employment with the City shall be granted a final interview regardless of his or her ranking on the eligibility list, providing he/she meets the criteria for an eligible veteran.

The provisions of this bulletin do not constitute a contract, expressed or implied, and any provisions contained in this bulletin may be modified or revoked without notice.

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