County Of Sonoma

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County if Sonoma Job Openings

County Of Sonoma
Santa Rosa, CA Full-time
Posted on August 30, 2019
The Sonoma County Economic Development Board is seeking an experienced and dedicated professional to serve as their Broadband Department Analyst.

Starting salary up to $40.47/hour ($84,465/year) plus a cash allowance of approximately $600/month*

Please note: This is a time-limited position through June 30, 2022.
Working at the County of Sonoma offers expansive opportunities for growth and development, the ability to be a part of a challenging and rewarding work environment, and the satisfaction of knowing you're working to better our communities. You can also look forward to a competitive total compensation package*, including:
  • An annual Staff Development/Wellness Benefit allowance up to $1,700 and ongoing education/training opportunities
  • Competitive vacation and sick leave accruals, 12 paid holidays, and an additional 8 floating holiday hours per year
  • Significant portion of health care premiums paid by the County and access to several health plan options
  • County contribution to a Health Reimbursement Arrangement to help fund post-retirement employee health insurance/benefits
  • Retirement fully integrated with Social Security
  • May be eligible for up to 8 weeks (320 hours) of Paid Parental Leave after 12 months of County employment
  • Eligibility for a salary increase after 1,040 hours (6 months when working full-time) for good work performance; eligibility for a salary increase for good performance every year thereafter, until reaching the top of the salary range
The Broadband Department Analyst will work with County of Sonoma representatives and local government partners to facilitate the governance and development of policy to further the advancement of broadband deployments throughout the County. Responsibilities include:
  • Developing preferred scenarios for broadband deployment in unserved communities on a case by case basis
  • Identifying grant eligible projects and administering awarded grant funds
  • Advocating for broadband-related legislation and programs
  • Participating in state and federal broadband proceedings
  • Responding to calls and emails from residents and businesses requesting help in identifying short-term and long-term broadband solutions
  • Coordinating community engagement and stakeholder meetings
The ideal candidate will possess thorough knowledge of and experience working in the following areas:
  • Past, current, and evolving broadband technologies; state and national telecommunications providers and services offered
  • Broadband adoption activities such as digital inclusion partners, broadband access and digital literacy projects, low broadband adoption communities, and local entities eligible for broadband adoption grant funding
  • State and Federal broadband grant programs, as well as Federal grants web-based management processes
  • State and federal legislative processes