Administrative Analyst

City of Torrance

WE STRONGLY ENCOURAGE APPLICANTS TO READ THE JOB ANNOUNCEMENT IN ITS ENTIRETY BEFORE SUBMITTING AN APPLICATION FOR THIS POSITION. ____________________________________________________________________________ The City of Torrance recognizes the principles of diversity and inclusion, and strives to ensure equal opportunities for its workforce, applicants and community members. If you are a person who wants to make a difference, give back to your community, and be a voice for change, apply to the City of Torrance today. The City of Torrance is recruiting for a Administrative Analyst to be part of the Fire Department Team.

The Department The Torrance Fire Department (TFD) is a public safety department that prides itself as an integral part of the Torrance community. Torrance Fire Department is dedicated to protecting and providing for life safety, environmental protection, and property conservation through education, hazard reduction, and emergency response. The Torrance Fire Department is a nationally recognized ISO Class 1 premier all-risk public safety organization and a Center for Public Safety (CPSE) Accredited Agency. The City of Torrance takes great pride in the quality of its staff, stations, and equipment.

The Department provides 24-hour “all-risk” safety service by staffing seven engine companies, two truck companies, five paramedic rescue units, and a Basic Life Support Ambulance service. These resources are geographically distributed throughout the City’s six fire stations and are commanded by a shift Battalion chief. The same personnel and apparatus are available to respond to all other types of emergency incidents. Cross-discipline of these resources gives us a rapid response to all types of incidents throughout the City.

The Position Under direction of the Administrative Services Manager, the Administrative Analyst assists the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) and Administration Divisions. This individual will support the department with its electronic patient care reporting system, patient transportation billing, data analysis and report writing. The individual will assist division managers with agenda item and process execution and state and local audits. The Administrative Analyst serves as a department website editor, assists with the recruitment process, and other related duties as required.

For more information about the duties of the position,. Any combination of education and experience that would provide the required knowledge and skills would be acceptable. A typical way to obtain the knowledge, skills and abilities would be: A Bachelor’s Degree from a college or university in Public Administration, Business Administration, or a related field and at least one (1) year of related professional experience; or two (2) years of related college course work and four (4) years of progressively responsible administrative or analytical experience. Successful candidates will possess the following: Be proficient in MS Office Applications (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Access); Have the ability to monitor and track divisional workloads and projects, identify issues and trends, and make recommendations to ensure accurate and efficient operations; Demonstrate the ability to perform research, and analyze and communicate data; Exercise sound judgement and strong problem-solving skills; Be an effective communicator with the ability to convey clear and succinct messages verbally and in writing; Have the ability to work independently and as part of a team.

Interested candidates must submit an online application and a supplemental questionnaire at The application filing period closes Sunday, April 2, 2023 at 11:59 p. m. Only those candidates who best meet the City and Department’s needs will be invited to participate in the examination process, which will consist of the following components: Exam Component Exam Weight Tentative Date Written Exam 30% April 12, 2023 Oral Interview 40% May 2, 2023 Performance Exam 30% May 2, 2023 Note: The eligible list (list for hire) resulting from this recruitment will be valid for six-months and will be used to fill any future vacant Administrative Analyst positions in any City Department. Visit Applicants with disabilities who require special testing arrangements must contact Human Resources prior to the examination date(s).

If you have a disability for which you require an accommodation, please contact us at (310) ###-#### before the test date. The provisions of this announcement do not constitute an expressed or implied contract and any provisions contained in this announcement may be modified or revoked without notice. City of Torrance Inclusion Statement The City of Torrance is a welcoming and culturally-rich community. As a pillar of public service, we strive to be an employer of choice by attracting and retaining a talented workforce where people of diverse backgrounds, cultures, religions, and lifestyles are valued.

Our mission is to create an inclusive environment where our staff are empowered to perform at their highest level and contribute towards making a positive impact. The City is an equal opportunity employer and works towards building collaborative teams from all walks of life without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, ancestry, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state and/or local law. Come join us to help cultivate a workplace that welcomes and celebrates the diversity of our employees.


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