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GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF CLASS
The PROGRAM TECHNICIAN 2 provides functional direction and overall monitoring of an agency program; researches and evaluates program regulations and operations; makes oral and written recommendations to executive staff for informed decision making; represents the agency to various public, private, and legislative groups; and actively participates in the development of program administrative rules and operating policies.
This is the second of a two-level series. It is distinguished from the lower level by the requirement for in-depth program knowledge. In addition, research projects and studies are of wider scope and have greater consequence of recommendations. There is also a greater degree of public program representation.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Allocations of positions to this class will depend on the total work performed, which may include most, if not all, of the following duties and responsibilities as well as other associated duties.
RELATIONSHIPS WITH OTHERS
Daily in-person and telephone contact with all levels of staff within the program area or organizational section to exchange information and provide interpretation of policies and regulations. Regular contact with agency executive staff to provide information. Regular contact with workers from other agencies (Federal, State, and local) to exchange information and with internal staff and the public to explain program regulations and agency policies. May coordinate an overall program review as lead reviewer.
Works under general supervision of a supervisor or manager. Uses agency and program related statutes, regulations and other guidelines and interpretations. Consults with supervisor as necessary to obtain clarification of expected results, report on progress toward completion of assignments, confirm interpretation of regulations and policies, or seek guidance in complicated or less clearly defined areas.
Positions are found in central and remote locations throughout State government (e.g., general government agencies, human or natural resource agencies, or correctional, mental health or higher education institutions, etc.). They require the willingness to work within the environment associated with the position's location. They require the willingness to travel instate including some overnight trips.
Preference may be given to individuals with experience in specialty are specific to the position opening.