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POSITION VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT
ANNOUNCEMENT NO: POSITION GRADE: OPENING DATE:
POSITION TITLE: SALARY RANGE: CLOSING DATE: TOUR OF DUTY: OFFICE:
Communications Director $46,350 - $75,000 Open Until Filled 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
ES-04 to ES-05
April 30, 2012 Upon Receipt
FIRST SCREENING DATE: NO. OF VACANCIES:
One (1) Service
Councilmember Marion Barry – At Will
TYPE OF APPOINTMENT: Excepted AREA OF CONSIDERATION: DURATION OF APPOINTMENT: LOCATION: John
Open to the General Public
A. Wilson Building 1350 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20004
This position is NOT in a collective bargaining unit. DUTIES IN BRIEF:
Writes, manages or directs a staff in the writing and dissemination of press releases, Newsletters and other publications that provide information about the activities, legislative initiatives, special events or other issues impacting citizens in the District. Develops a process and mechanism for the receipt of information from citizens, customers, media, groups or organizations. Coordinates with the Director of Constituent Services or Constituent Services Coordinators community outreach meetings. Designs and develops a communication plan. Monitors and manages the communication plan and assures stakeholders, customers employees and others interested receive updates, changes and other communication associated with the plan. Assures the monitoring and updating to inquiries from the community via the website, telephone lines, emails, written correspondence and other mechanisms. Coordinates the responses to these inquiries with the appropriate staff member. Assures the monitoring of “hits” to the Councilmembers website, recommends expanding site components and advertises the Internet Site in Councilmember press releases, newsletters and other appropriate publications.
QUALIFICATIONS: The successful incumbent of this position will possess at least a bachelor’s degree in communications, media relations, journalism or other related field of study that exhibits a proficiency in Communications, Public Affairs or Public Information. Experience, as a manager may be required if supervising subordinates is a part of the requirements of the position. Education and experience must exhibit both breadth and depth and demonstrate the possession of the organizational skills and competencies. DOMICILE REQUIREMENT: An appointee to the Excepted Service is required to be domiciled in the District of Columbia at the time of his or her appointment, or become a domiciliary of the District of Columbia within 180 days of appointment, and shall maintain such domicile during the period of appointment. (D.C. Official Code §§ 1-609.06(a) and 1-610.59; and 6 DCMR B 305.) DRUG-FREE WORKPLACE: Pursuant to the requirements of the Drug-Free Workplace Act of 1988, the individual selected to fill this position will, as a condition of employment, be required to notify his/her immediate supervisor, in writing, not later than five (5) days after conviction of or a plea of guilty to a violation of any criminal drug statue occurring in the workplace. HOW TO APPLY: All applicants must submit a DC 2000 (DC Government Employment Application). Resume may be attached. Applications will not be returned. APPLICANTS WILL ONLY BE NOTIFIED IF AN INTERVIEW IS GRANTED. Note: It is imperative that all information on the DC 2000, resume and supporting documents be both accurate and truthful and subject to verification. Misrepresentations of any kind may be grounds for disqualification for this position. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Fax: 202-724-8168 Mail: Council of the District of Columbia Human Resources Division 1350 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW Suite G3 Washington, DC 20004
CLOSING STATEMENT: Applicants will only be notified if an interview is granted. EEO Statement: The District of Columbia government is an equal opportunity employer. Equal Opportunity Employer: All qualified candidates will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, family responsibilities, matriculation, physical handicap, or political affiliation. Notice of Non-Discrimination: In accordance with D.C. Human Rights Act of 1977, as amended, D.C. Official Code, Section 2-1401.01 et. seq., (Act) the District of Columbia does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived: race color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, familial status, family responsibilities, matriculation, political affiliation, genetic information, disability, source of income, or place of residence or business. Sexual harassment is a form of sex discrimination which is also prohibited by the Act. In addition, harassment based on any of the above protected categories is prohibited by the Act. Discrimination in violation of the Act will not be tolerated. Violators will be subject to disciplinary action.
JOB PROFILE NO. PER-08-12
OFFICIAL JOB OFFERS ARE MADE ONLY BY THE COUNCIL’S HUMAN RESOURCES DIVISION Council of the District of Columbia