ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: (Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following tasks, knowledge, skills and other characteristics. This list is ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and tasks performed by incumbents of this class.)DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: (which are not in any hierarchical order)
- Serves as City representative in assigned neighborhoods, working with neighborhood leadership and residents to promote livable neighborhoods and to establish and maintain a positive relationship with the neighborhoods and City residents.
- Plans, promotes, administers neighborhood outreach programs and services designed to maintain the quality of life in the City neighborhoods.
- Conducts community needs analysis by conducting door to door surveys, sending out questionnaires, analyzing surveys/questionnaire results and assessing impact on the neighborhood, facilitating informational meetings with residents, etc.
- Answers questions from neighborhood associations and City residents regarding issues, concerns, and problems impacting neighborhoods, specific streets, or an individual property.
- Knowledge of the geographical area and demographics of assigned neighborhoods.
- Knowledge of community resources in the public and private sectors.
- Knowledge of City and departmental policies and procedures.
- Knowledge of standard business office machines, practices and procedures.
- Knowledge and skills using computerized systems and related software.
- Skills in public speaking, including making presentations, conducting workshops and presenting ideas and issues clearly and concisely orally and in writing.
- Skills in analyzing written and verbal information.
- Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: High school diploma or GED and three (3) years related working experience in government and/or community organizing, or any equivalent combination of training and experience. Skilled in using computerized systems and related software a must. Associate’s degree from an accredited college or university with a major in Business Administration or related field, preferred. A valid Florida driver’s license is required.
Last revision date: January 2005