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Manager III, MTA

Job classification

TitleManager III, MTA
Overtime eligibility Exempt (Z) - No Paid Overtime
Labor agreement Municipal Exec Assoc-Misc
Effective dateJuly 01, 2012

Current compensation plan

Effective: Jul 01, 2023

Management classifications: Range A compensation for this classification is between $134,524 and $171,678
Further compensation information about this class is available in the compensation manual.
Minimum qualification guidelines for management positions: PDF

Job description



JOB CODE TITLE: Manager III, Municipal Transportation Agency JOB CODE: 9177

Business Unit: SFMTA


Under administrative direction, incumbents assume responsibility for a section, program or defined functional area of the Municipal Transportation Agency. Incumbents typically manage complex, diverse programs or services; develop and administer section/program budget; and assume overall responsibility for organizing and directing the work of subordinate staff; and perform related duties as assigned.

Distinguishing Features:

Distinctions between class levels in this management series are based on a variety of factors including the program's complexity, sensitivity and/or size; the manager's level of authority; decision-making responsibility, working relationships; level of supervision exercised; level of required knowledge, skills and abilities; and the nature and scope of duties.

Decisions at this level typically involve program planning and directing, as well as organizing new and future resource needs, and impact the effective functioning of the section and related sections. Incumbents develop policies and/or procedures affecting provision and delivery of services and interact with other managers and staff to resolve major or controversial issues requiring procedural changes.

Supervision Exercised: Managers in this class typically manage supervisors of clerical, maintenance, and/or technical employees.

Examples of Important and Essential Duties:

1. Manages programs, operational activities, or projects of assigned section or program area; works with other managers and staff to evaluate and implement goals, responsibilities, policies and procedures of a division; provides management advice to top-level administrative authority.

2. Supervises, monitors and evaluates the activities of staff and/or coordinates and monitors the work of consultants and contractors working for the Agency; establishes performance requirements and development targets; takes appropriate steps to improve performance, including coaching or training; and takes disciplinary action in accordance with Agency policies and procedures.

3. Evaluates policies and procedures, identifies and analyzes problems and issues, and implements and document new policies and/or procedures of the assigned section/program.

4. Directs the allocation of resources to achieve timely outcomes and measurable goals within budget; adjusts plans and programs to meet emerging or new programs, while continuing to address major Agency priorities.

5. Develops and administers budget for assigned section or program area; forecasts budget needs for staffing, equipment, materials and supplies; approves expenditures and implements budgetary adjustments as appropriate and necessary; provides senior management with practical options and recommendations regarding potential cost over-runs or other budget issues.

6. Prepares or directs the preparation of reports, memoranda, and correspondence; makes presentations.

7. Assists in developing and implementing operational policies to ensure the efficient operation of the Agency.

8. Performs related duties as assigned.

Job Code Title: Manager III, Municipal Transportation Agency Job Code: 9177

Job Related and Essential Qualifications:

Knowledge of: principles and practices of organization, administration, fiscal and personnel management; Federal, State and local laws, rules and regulations pertaining to assigned area of responsibility.

Ability to: manage, plan, organize, and direct the activities of assigned area of responsibility; plan, organize, coordinate and direct projects and programs and work of consultants/contractors; select, supervise, train, motivate, evaluate, and counsel staff; define problem areas and evaluate, formulate and implement appropriate solutions to complex issues and problems; develop policies and procedures to improve the operations and functions of assigned area of responsibility; deal tactfully and effectively with staff, government officials, and the general public; present facts clearly and concisely orally and in writing; and prepare and present comprehensive reports.

Experience and Training Guidelines: The minimum qualifications for exempt classifications are determined by the appointing authority to meet the operating needs of the Agency. Any combination equivalent to experience and training that would provide the desired knowledge, skills and abilities would be qualifying.

Note: This job code is exempt from Civil Service appointment pursuant to Section 8A.104 (i) of the City Charter.

The above description is intended to identify the essential functions and requirements for the performance of this job. It is not to be construed as a complete statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements.

Effective Date: October 5, 2004

Standard information

Disaster service work

All City and County of San Francisco employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law (California Government Code Section 3100-3109). Employment with the City requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency.

Sources: San Francisco Open Data Portal: Compensation plan table