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City of Torrance
Class Code: 1332

Class Designation: Non-Civil Service/At-Will

January 1966

Representation Unit: Certain Full-Time Salaried & Hourly Employees

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Staff Assistant

Definition

Under general supervision, conducts studies into a variety of municipal problems and prepares reports thereon for the City Manager; assists in budget preparation, liaison, public relations and other executive functions; and to do related work as required.

Examples Of Duties

  • Makes studies into such areas of municipal government as organization, staffing, financing, procedures, equipment and services;
  • prepares reports and recommendations based on such studies for the City Manager, assists in the preparation of the City budget.
  • Minimum Qualifications

    Knowledge of
  • Principles and practices of public administration.
  • Ability to
  • Understand and follow complex written and oral instructions;
  • Analyze situations and problems and to reach practical and logical conclusions;
  • Speak and write effectively.
  • Experience

    None.

    Education

    Graduation from college with a major in Public Administration, Business Administration or related field, preferable supplemented by graduate level courses in Public Administration.