Deputy Director of Liquor and Marijuana Licensing Pueblo County, Pueblo, CO 81003

Salary

$7,801 – $11,701 a month

Job Type
Full-time

Full Job Description

Description

 

JOB SUMMARY
Serves as Deputy Director to Planning and Development Director; provides legal interpretation of applicable laws, codes, regulations, and ordinances as the pertain to Liquor and Marijuana Licensing, provides technical assistance with strategic planning and operational policy development and execution, provides complex administrative support, and serves as incharge manager in Director’s absence as needed.

Manages the process, systems, and staff of the Liquor and Marijuana Licensing Division; ensuring compliance with all applicable laws, codes, regulations, ordinances, and County internal policies.

 

Examples of Duties

 

Essential Functions
Essential Function
% TIME
Exercises direct, first-level supervision of positions, employees, operations and activities. Includes coordinating staff training, assigning and reviewing work, participating in the interview and selection process, making recommendations impacting pay, status and disciplinary action, evaluating performance independently or in conjunction with a higher level supervisor/manager, and approving time off and staff timesheets.
30%
Manages and administers the licensing division relating to license systems and processes; interprets, applies, and ensures department compliance with applicable laws and codes, regulations, and ordinances.
25%
Manages and participates in the development and implementation of goals, objectives, policies, and priorities for the division.
10%
Ensures all Marijuana related items presented to associated board and commissions are fully vetted, well prepared, and professional; includes all appropriate information that is needed and/or necessary.
10%
Interacts and communicates with various groups and individuals including, but not limited to, appointed and elected officials, other County departments and staff, attorneys, consultants, and the general public as needed and/or required.
10%
Supports the Department Director as needed; performs related duties as necessary and/or required.
10%
Represents the division; explains functions and processes.
5%
Additional Responsibilities
Additional Responsibilities
Travels to sites as necessary and/or required.
Writes professional correspondence and reports as needed and/or required.
Attends meetings as necessary and/or required.
Serves as backup to other staff, including Planning & Development Director, as needed and/or required.
Participates in the development and administration of the annual budget.
Performs other duties as appropriate or necessary for performance of the job.
General Requirements
General Requirements
Fills in for other staff as necessary and/or required.
Attends meetings, classes, and trainings as required or requested by supervisor.
Solicits changes to improve procedures that would result in efficiencies, cost savings, and safety.
Communicates actively, clearly, and regularly with supervisor and co-workers on all work-related topics.
Understands, observes, enforces, and complies with all Governmental, Pueblo County and Departmental policies, procedures, and protocols when performing job duties.
Possess excellent oral and written skills to communicate effectively.
Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with Pueblo County employees from same or different departments/offices, entities, vendors, members of the community and all customers.
Ensures that employees observe all safety procedures and practices in order to prevent injuries or damage.
Schedules meetings with employees on regular basis to provide adequate information to ensure active communication at all levels.
Effectively manages multiple projects at once.
Effectively deals with stressful situations.
Easily adapts to sudden and unexpected changes in work assignments.

 

Typical Qualifications

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Education
Law Degree
from an accredited law school
Required


Work Experience
3 years or more
Experience in reading, interpreting, and applying laws, statues, rules, and regulations.
Required
Experience in regulated marijuana strongly preferred.
Experience working with government entities highly desirable.
1 year or more
Supervisory experience
Required


Skills
Ability to operate standard office equipment including computers, computer software, calculators, printers, copiers, scanners, and facsimile machines.
High
Routine software and business applications including, but not limited to, word processing, spreadsheets, presentation software, and databases.
High
Modern office practices and procedures.
High
Computer skills including proficiency with Microsoft Office Software to include Excel, Word, Outlook, and PowerPoint.
High
Supervisory principles, procedures, and methods including training, discipline, selection, and evaluation.
High
Supervise and mentor professional and support staff in a productive and positive manner.
High
Ability to write professional correspondence and reports.
High
Knowledge of, and ability to interpret and correctly apply, relevant laws regulations, policies and procedures.
High
Ability to effectively respond to conflict situations and people in conflict.
High
Ability to organize the functions and processes of the division.
High


Licenses and Certifications
Licensed to practice law in the State of Colorado
License must be in good standing
Upon Hire
Required
Special Requirements
Background Check
Must successfully pass background check
Required

 

Supplemental Information

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORKING CONDITIONS


Physical Demands
Physical Demand
NA
Rarely – Not done on regular basis
Occasionally – Up to 3 hours daily
Frequently – 3 to 6 hours daily
Constantly – More than 6 hours daily
Weight
Strength – Lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects
X
Up to 25 pounds
Strength – Lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects
X
25-50 pounds
Strength – Lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects
X
50-75 pounds
Strength – Lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects
X
75-100 pounds
Strength – Capability to overcome and restrain a combative or resistive subject.
X
Strength – Lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move a person from a hazardous area.
X
Average of 175 pounds
Sitting
X
Standing
X
Walking
X
Climbing
X
Crouching
X
Stooping
X
Balancing
X
Crawling
X
Kneeling
X
Grasping
X
Gripping
X
Handling
X
Fingering/Picking/Typing
X
Feeling
X
Reaching
X
X
Repetitive Motions
X
Wrist Deviation (Pronation)
X
Wrist Deviation (Radical Deviation)
X
Wrist Deviation (Supination)
X
Wrist Deviation (Ulnar Deviation)
X
Wrist Deviation (Wrist Extension)
X
X
Vision (Far)
X
Vision (Near)
X
Reading
X


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions
Working Environment
Working Condition
NA
Rarely – Not done on regular basis
Occasionally – Up to 3 hours daily
Frequently – 3 to 6 hours daily
Constantly – More than 6 hours daily
Exposure to weather
X
Extreme cold
X
Extreme heat
X
Temperature change
X
Humidity
X
Wet
X
Noise
X
Hazards
X
Atmospheric conditions
X
Vibration
Confined working environment
X
Restricted working environment
X
Platform for movement
X
Equipment Utilized – Office equipment
X
Equipment Utilized – Basic hand tools
X
Equipment Utilized – Power tools and motorized equipment
X
Equipment Utilized – Heavy equipment
X
Vehicles -Driving
X
Vehicles – High speed or off-road terrain
X
Other – Works shift work, weekends, holidays, and/or subject to on call duty.
X
Hazards
Working Condition
NA
Rarely – Not done on regular basis
Occasionally – Up to 3 hours daily
Frequently – 3 to 6 hours daily
Constantly – More than 6 hours daily
Proximity to moving, mechanical parts or exposure to electrical shock
X
Work is in high, exposed places
X
Exposure to toxic or caustic chemicals
X
Exposure to dust, fumes, gases, or airborne particles
X
Exposure to blood borne and airborne pathogens
X
Works in roadways, construction, or accident zones
X
Exposure to hostile individuals or animals
X
Exposure to radiant energy or explosives
X
TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS
Travel Type
Percentage
Local travel within Pueblo County
2%


Valid Driver’s License Required
Requirement
Reason for Drivers License
No requirement


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Functional Competencies
Competency
Level
Competency Description
Analytical Thinking
2. Novice
Practices investigative techniques to determine the best approach.
Business Impact
3. Mid
Departmental oversight including goal setting, budget management, and results.
Collaboration
4. Experienced
Strengthens alliances with other divisions to create opportunities internally and externally.
Communication Skills
4. Experienced
Advanced communication skills used to lead a team.
Company Knowledge
5. Senior
Understands how the functions integrate into the division and the strategic concept behind the corporate goals.
Functional Knowledge
4. Experienced
Expertise in their discipline and understands these concepts in other disciplines.
Influence
4. Experienced
Profits from garnering support for concepts and solutions from other functions.
Job Impact
3. Mid
Department.
Leadership Skills
5. Senior
Manages a division.
Managing Change
3. Mid
Initiates and implements departmental modifications.
Problem Solving
4. Experienced
Asseses circumstances using experience and a variety of information gathered.
Strategic Responsibility
2. Novice
Contributes to strategy for their team.
SCOPE


Freedom To Act
Work is accomplished without considerable direction. Exercises judgment in selecting methods, techniques, and evaluation criteria in obtaining results. Exerts significant latitude in determining objectives of assignment


Problem Complexity and Problem Solving Timeframes
Provides resolution to an assortments of problems that are typically well defined, but some clarification or judgment is required to determine action, as additional information about the problem / task is discovered. Uses judgment within defined practices / procedures to determine appropriate action. Problem/Task resolution timeframe: Inclusive of shorter timeframes, but the majority of tasks take up to several weeks to resolve.


People Management
# Direct Resources Managed
# Indirect Resources Managed
1-5
None


Impact
Failure to obtain results or erroneous judgments or recommendations would normally have serious results and may require substantial expenditure of resources to correct and / or achieve goals.


Contact with Others
Frequently inter-organizational and outside customer / vendor contacts. Part of a team who represents the organization. Monitors activities and communicates information across the organization


Budget Responsibility
Shared responsibility for developing and administrating annual budget.

 

 

2021 EMPLOYEE BENEFITS SUMMARY

2021 Holidays

  • New Years Day – January 1st
  • MLK, Jr. Day – January 18th
  • President’s Day – February 15th
  • Memorial Day – May 31st
  • Independence Day – July 5th
  • Early Release (

 

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