Community Engagement Specialist, Communications – Clerk of the Circuit Court & Comptroller, PB County Public Engagement Office
Salary: $41,949 – $53,084 annually
Job Description: Are you goal-driven self-starter who thrives on challenges? The Clerk of the Circuit Court & Comptroller’s Office is seeking a human-centered professional who is interested in applying their skills in a dynamic environment by joining our Communications team as a Community Engagement Specialist.
The Community Engagement Specialist supports community outreach initiatives at the Clerk of the Circuit Court & Comptroller’s Office and is responsible for assisting with territorial outreach campaigns using their ability to exercise considerable independent judgement and creativity.
The Clerk of the Circuit Court & Comptroller’s Office encourages a positive work-life balance and offers a competitive benefit package including:
+ Health, Dental, Vision, Life and Disability Plans
+ Florida Retirement System
+ Generous Paid Time off/Paid Holidays
+ Award-Winning Wellness Program
+ Educational Achievement Award
At the Clerk of the Circuit Court & Comptroller’s Office you can:
+ Work with a purpose
+ Give back to the community
+ Be part of a team
+ Build your skills
+ Pursue career advancement opportunities
Examples of Duties:
+ Assists with identifying and planning outreach activities to achieve outreach objectives and measurable outcomes.
+ Develops proactive professional relationships with key stakeholder groups, in the area assigned by the Community Engagement manager.
+ Assists the Communications team with disseminating important updates and information from the Clerk of the Circuit Court & Comptroller.
+ Assists with developing and expanding productive professionals contacts with appointed and elected officials and their staff members, as well as community stakeholders including Chambers of Commerce, neighborhood associations, condominium associations and other organizations.
+ Assists with research and responds to a wide range of public inquiries.
+ Maintains established organizational/departmental productivity standards.
+ Bachelor’s Degree in Public Relations, Communications, Political Science, or related field.
+ (4) years of recent and relevant experience organizing community campaigns; public affairs or marketing; or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
+ Proficiency in speaking, reading and writing Spanish, Haitian Creole, Portuguese or second language preferred.
Note: Vacancy postings may be cancelled at any time based on business needs. Applicants who have applied will be notified of cancellations.
The Clerk of the Circuit Court & Comptroller is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug-Free Workplace. Depending on the position, candidates are subject to drug screening, a physical and a background check as a condition of employment. Certain service members and veterans, and the spouses and family members of the service members and veterans, receive preference and priority in employment and are encouraged to apply for the positions being filled. Pursuant to Florida Statute, Chapter 295, Section 07(4)(b), heads of departments and certain managerial positions are exempt from Veterans’ Preference. Pursuant to Florida Statute 295, Section 09 (b) and (c), Veterans’ Preference promotion preference shall apply to a person who was a veteran when employed by the state or its political subdivision and who was recalled to extended active duty and shall apply only to a veteran’s first promotion after reinstatement or reemployment, without exception. To claim preference, an applicant must complete and upload both the Veterans’ Preference Claim Form and required documentation prior to the position’s posted closing date. Hiring decisions are based on qualified candidates’ non-numerical assessments and numerical assessments, which include interviews. If an applicant claiming veterans’ preference for a vacant position is not selected, they may file a complaint with the Florida Department of Veterans’ Affairs (DVA), 11351 Ulmerton Road, Suite 311, Largo, FL 33708. If an applicant seeking veterans’ preference in employment in the state of Florida is not selected for the position and is so notified, they must file their complaint with the DVA within 60 calendar days from the date the applicant is notified.
How to Apply: Please visit the general job opportunities page.