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Manager VII, Municipal Transportation Agency

Job classification

TitleManager VII, Municipal Transportation Agency
Overtime eligibility Exempt (Z)
Labor agreement Municipal Exec Assoc, Misc

Current compensation plan

Effective: Jul 01, 2022

Management classifications: Range A compensation for this classification is between $175,864 and $224,484
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 VII, Municipal Transportation Agency JOB CODE: 9181

Business Unit: SFMTA


Under policy direction, incumbents in these positions function as senior managers in the Municipal Transportation Agency and are responsible for all functions and activities of multiple sections within a major functionally related area. Incumbents in this class provide leadership and direction in developing new programs and establishing organizational policies, priorities and objectives; direct and coordinate the implementation of program changes; implement the operating budget and determine service levels and resource allocations; 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 management and allocation of resources for a major functional area, and impact the effective functioning of the department or Agency. Incumbents develop and implement policies affecting provision and delivery of services and interface with all managerial levels of the Agency, city/county government and outside agencies, to negotiate and resolve difficult and complex issues and problems requiring policy changes.

Supervision Exercised: Incumbents typically exercise supervision over and provide consultation to senior-level managers.

Examples of Important and Essential Duties:

1. Develops and implements goals, objectives, policies, and priorities for area of responsibility; directs the development of new programs and coordinates the implementation of program changes.

2. 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.

3. Plans, organizes, directs, controls and reviews the operation of major Agency functions and activities.

4. Monitors the efficiency and effectiveness of organizational structure, staff assignments, service levels and administrative systems; identifies and analyzes opportunities for improvement; implements improvements.

5. Receives and analyzes division and Agency reports; directs the preparation of monthly and annual reports.

6. Monitors and evaluates the activities of staff; takes appropriate steps to improve performance, including coaching and training.

7. Communicates regularly with executive-level management regarding the Agency's activities and coordination of efforts with other City departments; represents the Agency before regulatory agencies, and other outside organizations.

Job Code Title: Manager VII, Municipal Transportation Agency Job Code: 9181

8. Implements the operating budget and determines service levels and resource allocations; directs and monitors expenditures and implements budgetary adjustments, if necessary; provides executive management with practical options and recommendations regarding potential cost over-runs or other budget issues.

9. Provides consultation and advice to boards, committees and representatives from Federal, State and local agencies.

10. Performs related duties as assigned.

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 functional area.

Ability to: apply the principles and practices of public administration, financial and personnel management; direct subordinate managers engaged in diverse activities; exercise administrative ingenuity, adaptability and judgment in assessing highly specialized proposals with difficult, complicated choices of action, and make recommendations and present them effectively to executive management and the Board of Directors; perform complex and difficult negotiations to effectively resolve issues and problems; use tact, discretion and diplomacy in dealing with extremely sensitive situations; remain calm and provide guidance to managers in crisis situations; establish and maintain effective working relationships with government officials, Agency staff and members of other departments and agencies; deal tactfully and effectively with high-level representatives of Federal, State, local and regional agencies; effectively represent the Agency before boards and commissions in public meetings and hearings; present facts clearly and concisely orally and in writing; and direct the preparation of a variety of complex 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: Classification descriptions table, Compensation plan table