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Program Coordinator
 
JOB CODE:105537
 
PAY GRADE:2230
 
SALARY RANGE:$42,324 - $58,586
 
LOCATION OF WORK
Department of Public Works
 
GENERAL DESCRIPTION
Under the direction of the Assistant Public Works Director of Capital Improvements, performs responsible professional accounting work on capital improvement projects for the Department of Public Works. Work involves the preparation of financial information, monthly reports and special projects. Work is subject to review through discussion and observation of results obtained. Supervision may be exercised over lower level employees or may serve as lead worker in providing advice or assistance relative to professional accounting work. Performs other work as requested.
 
ESSENTIAL WORK TASKS
Analyzes financial information for the Sanitary Sewer Overflow (SSO) Capital Improvements Program in order to prepare detailed monthly reports on contracts by project and vendor, as well as the expenses incurred by each project. Analyzes financial information for the Green Light Plan Road Improvements Program in order to prepare detailed monthly reports on contracts by project and vendor, as well as the expenses incurred by each project. Audits and approves invoices for the SSO Capital Improvements Program, which requires a thorough knowledge of the contracts and pay items contained therein for each vendor. Performs special projects as directed by the Assistant Public Works Director for Capital Improvements. Performs financial analysis and accounting tasks for the Chief Design Engineer for sewer and road projects.
 
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
Knowledge of modern accounting principles, practices and procedures, and how they may be applied to municipal accounting situations. Knowledge of applicable federal, state and local laws, ordinances, policies and procedures. Knowledge of the operations, functions, policies and procedures of the Department of Public Works. Knowledge of City-Parish purchasing and financial processing rules and regulations. Skill in the operation and care of a computer, calculator and other office machines used in connection with accounting work. Ability to supervise or lead lower level personnel. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others. Ability to express ideas clearly and concisely, orally and in writing. Ability to apply good work habits such as punctuality, reliability, preciseness, and dependability in order to effectively complete assigned tasks and contribute to the smooth operation of the department and division.
 
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
EDUCATIONAL AND EXPERIENCE
Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, business administration, public administration, or a related field, and three years professional level experience in accounting.
 
SUBSTITUTIONS
Any equivalent combination of education and experience.
 
CERTIFICATIONS/LICENSES
None.
 
OTHER JOB ASPECTS
None.
 
NOTE:
The work examples described in this specification are intended only as an illustration of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from job performance requirements if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the job.