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Job Title: Deputy Director
Job Grade: A through F
FLSA Status: Mid-Management
Date: August 2023

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Under the direction of the Executive Director, the Deputy Director will provide support to the March Joint Powers Authority, the March Inland Port Airport Authority, the March Joint Powers Authority Successor Agency, and the March Joint Powers Authority Utilities Authority. 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: (include but are not limited to the following) 

Job Descriptions are intended to present a description summary of the range of duties and responsibilities associated with specified positions. Therefore, job descriptions may not include all duties performed by individuals within a classification. In addition, job descriptions are intended to outline the minimum qualifications necessary for entry into the class and do not necessarily convey the qualifications of the incumbents within the class. 

• Attend meetings and coordinate base reuse planning and implementation efforts.
• Represent the Executive Director at outside agency and committee working meetings.
• Assist in the preparation of meeting agendas and packets.
• Perform a variety of administrative research and technical assignments.
• Coordinate and compile data.
• Assist in drafting the annual budget and work program preparation.
• Conduct special studies as directed by the Executive Director on organizational matters such as JPA policy development, procedures, and administrative matters.
• Prepare a variety of correspondence.
• Prepare oral and written reports.
• Assist with the administration of facilities, equipment, and supplies.
• Provide the March Joint Powers Commission and staff managerial support, as needed.
• Provide support to the Executive Director in varied other activities that may prove to be beneficial to the efforts of the Joint Powers Authority.
• Works with vendors and accounting staff related to contracts, billing, and budgeting.
• Acts as Procurement Officer as delegated by the Executive Director.
• Supervises and evaluates the performance of assigned staff and establishes performance requirements. 



• Coordinating the activities of federal, state, local, private, and non-profit agencies, and organizations.
• Consensus and coalition building.
• Project management, database, and word processing.
• Problem solver.
• Budget preparation and management.
• Managing and directing a multiplicity of projects among numerous agencies.
• Cooperation and service oriented with March Joint Powers Authority’s master developers. 

Skills and Abilities: 

• Work with minimal direction to complete new and varied assignments.
• Support initiatives and help guide and direct the organization to fulfill its mission.
• Effectively organize groups to accomplish planning and implementation goals.
• Be flexible in working scheduling, hours of work at the office, etc.
• Periodically attend pre or post business hour meetings.
• Excellent public relations skills. 


The physical, mental, and environmental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

Physical Demands 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; talk or hear, both in person and by telephone; use hands to finger, handle and feel computers and standard business equipment; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is frequently required to stand and walk. 

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus. 

Mental Demands 

While performing the duties of this job, the incumbent is regularly required to use written and oral communication skills; read and interpret data, information and documents; analyze and Deputy Director August 2023 Page 3 

solve problems; use reasoning; perform highly detailed work under changing, intensive deadlines, on multiple concurrent tasks; work with constant interruptions, and interact with March JPA Management, staff, vendors, representatives of other government agencies, customers, the public and others encountered in the course of work. 

Work Environment 

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing these essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The employee works under typical office conditions, and the noise level is usually quiet. 


Education, Training and/or Previous Work Experience: 

Any combination of experience and training that would provide the knowledge and abilities to perform the position is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would include the following: 

• Bachelor’s degree or equivalent plus an advanced degree in Public Administration, Business Administration, or a related field.
• Eight (8) years of related work experience, including experience in an executive management capacity.
• Demonstrated experience with local government in the areas of airport development and operations, planning, development processing, and/or redevelopment.
• Experience working with the military, medic, and on public relations campaigns.
• Military base reuse experience is highly desirable.
• Succession planning experience is highly desirable.
• Additional points given to U.S. military veterans with comparable leadership experience. 

License / Certificate:
• Possession of a driver’s license, issued by the State of California, and satisfactory driving record free from multiple or serious traffic violations or accidents for a period of at least two (2) years. 

Other requirements:
• Completion of and satisfactory results of pre-employment drug and alcohol test; physical examination (including x-ray) indicating fitness for duty; DMV record review; and background investigation. 

Benefit Package for Deputy Director
• 11 Paid Holidays per year.
• 2 Floating Holidays per year.
• 10 Vacation Days accumulated at 3.08 hours per pay period.
• 12 Sick Days accumulated at 3.69 hours per pay period.
• 80 Hours of Administrative Leave per year.
• 4% Mid-Management Bank.
• Flexible Benefit Bank of $12,604 per year that may be used toward the following:
1) Medical Insurance
2) Medical Reimbursement Plan of up to $2,000 per year.
3) Dependent Care Reimbursement.
4) Deferred Compensation.
• Any unused Flexible Benefit Bank will be paid to employees as taxable compensation.
• Employer participates in PERS (Public Employee Retirement System) at 2% at 62.
1) Employees are required to pay the employee’s share of PERS.
• Employer Paid Life Insurance at three times the employee’s annual salary – maximum of $300,000.
• Employer Paid Long Term Disability and Short-Term Disability.

Annual Salary
Minimum: $135,680
Maximum: $189,985

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