The role of the Field Deputy is to represent Councilmember Uranga to residents of the Seventh District and the greater Long Beach community and serve as a liaison between district constituents, City Departments, and the City Council.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
Under the direction of the Chief of Staff, the Field Deputy leads constituent casework, represents the Councilmember at neighborhood and community meetings, works and collaborates with City Departments, and interfaces with City, County, State and Federal Offices. The Field Deputy organizes, identifies, plans and coordinates community events for the Councilmember. This position assists residents and local businesses with city information.
Other duties may be assigned as needed and the job may include areas of special interest including transportation, land use and planning, recreation and parks projects, and other neighborhood topics. The candidate should have a high capacity to manage multiple projects simultaneously in a fast-paced environment.
About Councilmember Roberto Uranga
Councilmember Uranga was elected to the Long Beach City Council in April 2014 and was sworn in July of 2014. Councilmember Uranga also serves as a member of the California Coastal Commission. For more information on the Councilmember Uranga and the Seventh District, please visit www.longbeach.gov/district7.
The City of Long Beach is an Equal Opportunity Employer and values diversity at all levels of the organization. In support of the City's Language Access Policy, bilingual skills (Spanish, Khmer and/or Tagalog) are desirable for positions interacting with the public. This information is available in an alternative format by request at (562) 570-7777.
This position is an exempt, at-will position. The incumbent will not accrue any civil service tenure or contractual employment rights in such position. The Field Deputy is appointed by, and serves at the pleasure of the Council Office, and may be removed without cause.
The City of Long Beach offers its employees opportunities to grow personally and professionally. As a permanent employee, you are eligible to receive fringe benefits that include:
· Medical and Dental Insurance
· Life Insurance
· Retirement Plan (P.E.R.S.)
· Paid Vacation, Personal Holidays and Sick Leave
· Deferred Compensation
· Credit Union Membership
· Free Bus Transportation (Long Beach Transit)
· Flexible Spending Accounts
· Free Employee Parking
Level of Language Proficiency
REQUIREMENTS TO FILE
- A minimum of two years of paid, full time equivalent experience working with a culturally and ethnically diverse constituency for either a non-profit or government agency.
- Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university. *Proof required. You must attach a copy of your diploma or transcripts to this online application.
- A valid California Driver License and reliable transportation are required to fulfill the duties of the position.
- Bilingual Spanish or Tagalog speaker is highly desirable.
SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATES WILL DEMONSTRATE:
- Familiarity with the City of Long Beach and the City Council;
- Keen political judgment and superior communication skills;
- Strong interpersonal, organizational, problem solving and writing skills.
Minimum Education Required
How To Apply
This recruitment will close at 11:59 pm, on Sunday, March 4, 2018. To be considered for this opportunity, applicants must submit an online application with their cover letter and resume. Cover letters should be addressed to Celina Luna, Chief of Staff. Incomplete applications or candidates who clearly do not meet the minimum requirements of the position will not be considered.
Apply online at www.longbeach.gov/jobs