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Career Details :: Government Service Executives
Determine and formulate policies and provide overall direction of federal, state, local, or international government activities. Plan, direct, and coordinate operational activities at the highest level of management with the help of subordinate managers.
A minimum of two to four years of work-related skill, knowledge, or experience is needed for these occupations. For example, an accountant must complete four years of college and work for several years in accounting to be considered qualified.
Most of these occupations require a four-year bachelor's degree, but some do not.
Employees in these occupations usually need several years of work-related experience, on-the-job training, and/or vocational training.
- Directs organization charged with administering and monitoring regulated activities to interpret and clarify laws and ensure compliance with laws.
- Administers, interprets, and explains policies, rules, regulations, and laws to organizations and individuals under authority of commission or applicable legislation.
- Directs and coordinates activities of workers in public organization to ensure continuing operations, maximize returns on investments, and increase productivity.
- Develops, plans, organizes, and administers policies and procedures for organization to ensure administrative and operational objectives are met.
- Consults with staff and others in government, business, and private organizations to discuss issues, coordinate activities, and resolve problems.
- Evaluates findings of investigations, surveys, and studies to formulate policies and techniques and recommend improvements for personnel actions, programs, or business services.
- Directs, coordinates, and conducts activities between United States government and foreign entities to provide information to promote international interest and harmony.
- Prepares, reviews, and submits reports concerning activities, expenses, budget, government statutes and rulings, and other items affecting business or program services.
- Conducts or directs investigations or hearings to resolve complaints and violations of laws.
- Develops, directs, and coordinates testing, hiring, training, and evaluation of staff personnel.
- Testifies in court, before control or review board, or at legislature.
- Participates in activities to promote business and expand services, and provides technical assistance in conducting of conferences, seminars, and workshops.
- Delivers speeches, writes articles, and presents information for organization at meetings or conventions to promote services, exchange ideas, and accomplish objectives.
- Plans, promotes, organizes, and coordinates public community service program and maintains cooperative working relationships among public and agency participants.
- Establishes and maintains comprehensive and current record-keeping system of activities and operational procedures in business office.
- Reviews and analyzes legislation, laws, and public policy and recommends changes to promote and support interests of general population and special groups.
- Implements corrective action plan to solve problems.
- Negotiates contracts and agreements with federal and state agencies and other organizations and prepares budget for funding and implementation of programs.
- Directs and conducts studies and research and prepares reports and other publications relating to operational trends and program objectives and accomplishments.
- Prepares budget and directs and monitors expenditures of department funds.
- Education Administrators, Postsecondary
- First-Line Supervisors, Administrative Support
- Food Service Managers
- Human Resources Managers
- Instructional Coordinators
- Natural Sciences Managers
- Postmasters and Mail Superintendents
- Treasurers, Controllers, and Chief Financial Officers
General Work Activities
- Making Decisions and Solving Problems
- Getting Information Needed to Do the Job
- Performing Administrative Activities
- Analyzing Data or Information
- Communicating With Other Workers
Frequent Work Context
- Job-Required Social Interaction
- Responsibility for Outcomes and Results
- Objective or Subjective Information
- Consequence of Error
- Frustrating Circumstances