An ADA Compliance Administrator in the Merit System manages disability affairs programs to ensure that a jurisdiction is following Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) regulations concerning reasonable accommodation requests and accessibility to all of a jurisdiction’s programs and facilities. ADA Compliance Administrators manage assigned staff, develop and implement policies and procedures, and resolve problems concerning ADA compliance issues. An incumbent in this job class exercises independent judgment in developing and establishing policies, procedures, and departmental objectives. The Administrator works with considerable independent judgment, discretion, and effectiveness. Their work is reviewed by a department head or deputy department head through conferences, periodic reports, and observations of results achieved.
TYPICAL JOB DUTIES:
- Works with citizens and employees to ensure the City responds to their requests and complaints made under the ADA by receiving requests and complaints, conducting investigations, documenting actions made, contacting managers and/or department heads to discuss workplace accommodations, and locating resources and services for those with disabilities.
- Develops and implements an on-going self-evaluation process to assess current City policies, services and practices with regard to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), and identifies disability and access related deficiencies involving public services, facilities design and alteration, transportation, and employment.
- Prepares, monitors, and administers departmental or organizational budget by reviewing spending trends, expenditure reports, analyzing financial data and ensuring expenditures are within annual budgetary limits.
- Supervises staff by assigning and distributing work, directing staff in their job duties, monitoring progress of work, providing feedback and/or training.
- Designs, develops, and implements internal and external training programs and workshops by researching training content, composing presentations, outlines, and teaching tools to be used during training, and delivering training to update trainees on changes in policies, procedures to ensure ADA compliance with state, local, and federal guidelines.
The following Minimum Qualifications are required for this job. You must demonstrate possession of these qualifications by providing a detailed description of your related experience in the work history section of your application. Please note that replicating or restating these minimum qualifications or the information from the Personnel Board’s job description as your own work experience will result in your disqualification. Please describe your work experience in your own words to represent the work you have performed that is related to the minimum qualifications for this job.
- Bachelor's degree in Architecture, Engineering, Building Sciences, Public Administration or a related degree.
- Experience complying with accessibility policies or policy changes under Title III, Americans with Disabilities Act and other federal regulations.
- Experience developing and implementing construction design and practices for municipal government facilities and infrastructure.
- Experience conducting research in order to analyze construction design documents as they apply to facility and infrastructure improvement to identify potential deficiencies and make decisions and recommendations for improvements.
- Adaptability & Flexibility.
- Computer & Technology Operations.
- Creativity & Innovation.
- Heavy Equipment & Vehicle Use.
- Leadership & Management.
- Mathematical & Statistical Skills.
- Oral Communication & Comprehension.
- Planning & Organizing.
- Problem Solving & Decision Making.
- Professionalism & Integrity.
- Researching & Referencing.
- Reviewing, Inspecting & Auditing.
- Self-Management & Initiative.
- Teamwork & Interpersonal.
- Technical & Job-Specific Knowledge
- Technical Skills.
- Training & Facilitation.
- Written Communication & Comprehension.
- Knowledge of Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) standards.
- Knowledge of employment and labor laws governing the employer/employee relationship, the negotiation process, and collective bargaining.
- Knowledge of organizational policies, procedures, and goals.
- Knowledge of practices, methods, and techniques associated with contract and vendor management including contract writing, negotiation of terms and costs, and account reconciliation.
- Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services (e.g., customer needs assessment, quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction).
- Knowledge of principles involved in the management of staff/personnel.
- Knowledge of supervisory techniques in relation to a team environment (e.g., progressive discipline, team dynamics).
- Knowledge of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) as it applies to various infrastructures.
- Work is conducted mostly indoors in an office setting, with periodic field visits to external indoor locations.
- Work involves use of standard office equipment, such as computer, phone, copier, etc.
- Job is primarily sedentary involving sitting for long periods of time, but may involve occasional walking or standing for brief periods.
- May involve occasional light lifting of items or objects weighing up to 25 lbs.
DISCLAIMER: This job description is not meant to be an all-inclusive list of the job duties, responsibilities, or skills and abilities required to do the job and may be changed at the discretion of the Personnel Board at any time.
Persons requiring special conditions to accommodate a disability when completing the application should contact the Personnel Board at 205-279-3500 before the announcement closing date. Qualified applicants who believe they will need reasonable accommodation in the examination process should complete and submit an Accommodation Request Form. You may obtain an Accommodation Request Form by contacting our ADA Ombudsperson at ADAO@pbjcal.org, or by accessing the "Request for Accommodation" form through the following website: http://www.pbjcal.org/
AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
The Personnel Board of Jefferson County (Personnel Board) provides a public personnel system based on merit principles. The Personnel Board strives for the constant improvement of the public service by employing and developing the best qualified persons available. The Personnel Board provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, sex, creed, religion, political beliefs, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or genetics. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. Employment decisions are made by the Merit System municipality or governmental agency in which the position exists. Each Merit System municipality, agency, or jurisdiction administers its own equal employment opportunity programs in compliance with applicable state and/or federal laws and regulations.