GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES:
This employee provides assistance to the City Manager by conducting research and gathering information on assigned subjects and by managing assigned projects. Employee directs City departments in their responses to key legislation that impacts City operations; serves as a liaison to the City, State and Federal lobbyist; makes recommendations for the City Manager's consideration; assists the City Manager with coordination of communications with City Council, City employees, the news media, and the general public; performs related tasks as assigned. Performs related duties as required.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (KSAS):
(Illustrative only. Any one position may not require all of the listed KSAs nor do the listed examples include all the KSAs which may be required.)
Municipal departments, divisions, and City Council.
State and federal legislative processes.
Public administration principles and processes.
Research methods; report preparation techniques.
Communication strategies and techniques.
Speech writing techniques.
Operate appropriate computer equipment; use properly all related hardware and software.
Operate assigned vehicle in the course of duty.
Implement and maintain positive employee relations.
Promote and maintain highest integrity throughout all personnel.
Analyze and manage effective EEO/AA programs.
Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
Prepare clear and concise reports; prepare correspondence as assigned.
Conduct research and analyze findings.
Negotiate with citizens' groups and governmental agencies.
Analyze problems, identify alternative solutions, project consequences of proposed actions, and implement recommendations in support of goals.
Research, analyze, and evaluate new service delivery methods and techniques.
Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
Manage assigned projects; manage the activities of assigned community groups.
Manage people and resources.