Job Description

Job Summary
Plans, coordinates and administers a specific program within a designated department. Assigned programs typically involve heavy administrative components and require a single incumbent to administer. Responsibilities include project/task planning, design, recommendation, implementation and day to day administration of program responsibilities.

This position will support the weatherization program and clients to provide energy efficient upgrades to residential buildings. The position will partner with clients and contractors to provide repair and weatherization measures. The position will work in a team with other weatherization professionals and program management to efficiently serve the weatherization needs of low income residents in the Clark County.


Education and Experience:


Program Assistant positions typically require a job related degree or three to five years of experience related to the specialized area.  Depending on area of assignment, a degree may substitute for some or all of the required experience.


Knowledge of: Applicable computer applications/technology, principles and practices of public sector organization and some specifics relating to program operations; planning, scheduling, monitoring and problem solving; research techniques and data analysis; budget tracking, justification and control; application of County state and federal laws and regulation relevant to the program/project area; departmental policies and procedures, trends and practices within the specialized area.


Ability to: Effectively coordinate, work to others; carry out policy directives of management in an effective and timely manner; establish and maintain effective working relationships with the public, other governmental jurisdictions, contractors, and other County staff; communicate and express ideas effectively, orally and in writing.




If you wish to upload a resume or other documents: Resumes and documents must be attached together in the ‘Resume Upload’ section of the application. Multiple files are allowed, but all applicant attachments must be uploaded simultaneously, as there is no way to edit or append uploaded materials after submitting the application.


Application Review (Pass/Fail) – An online application is required.  Attaching a resume does not substitute for a completed application; incomplete applications will not pass the application review.  Candidates deemed most qualified will be invited to participate in the remainder of the selection process.


Practical Exam (Pass/Fail) – This recruitment may require a practical exam which will be job related and may include, but not be limited to, the qualifications outlined in the job announcement.  Candidates deemed most qualified will be invited to participate in the remainder of the selection process.


Oral Interview – The interview will be job related and may include, but not be limited to, the qualifications outlined in the job announcement.  Top candidate(s) will continue in the process.


Employment References will be conducted for the final candidates and may include verification of education.


It is the general policy of the County that new employees should be hired at the lower steps of the applicable range and advance through the range at the normal progression.

Position open until filled.



Examples of Duties
Duties may include but are not limited to the following:

Prepares recommendations regarding direction of program.
Plans, organizes and administers specific program(s), services and activities as assigned program; develops and implements new elements to assigned program.
Makes recommendations in defining program goals and objectives; recommends methods and means of accomplishing objectives; works within established policies and procedures.
Researches and analyzes data relating to assigned program, recommends modification of procedures.
Works within established budgets and contracts with outside agencies and other governmental agencies;  works within program guidelines and requirements.
Prepares reports on program performance, needs, services information and contributes to the evaluation of program performance.
Coordinates activities with those of other related programs, departments or agencies; works through controversial issues, relying on manager’s assistance to resolve significant issues.
Delegates to or coordinates support staff connected to the program; provides information and possible recommendations to manager if work performance problems arise.
May assist manager with coordinating and assigning work activities and small projects; monitors workflow; reviews and monitors work products, methods and procedures.

Salary Grade
Local 307.7


Salary Range
$25.73 – $34.74- per hour


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