Job Details

The City of Worcester is an EEO/AA Employer. Preference is given to Worcester residents.

If you wish to apply for this position, the deadline is Friday, February 22, 2019. Please note the following application options for this position:
  • Applicants are Encouraged to Apply Online
  • By Mailing to the Department of Human Resources, ATTN: COMMUNITY RELATIONS SPECIALIST, 455 Main Street, Room 109, Worcester, MA 01608
    (If applying via US Mail, please include a completed Application Questionnaire & VSID)
  • In Person at Human Resources (See Special Notes in Description Below If Any)
Title
COMMUNITY RELATIONS SPECIALIST
Department/Division
Office of Human Rights
Apply Start Date
02/06/2019
Apply End Date
02/22/2019
Type
Full Time
Hours
40 Per Week
Wage
$19.52 - $25.92 hourly
Description

COMMUNITY RELATIONS SPECIALIST
OFFICE OF HUMAN RIGHTS & DISABILITIES
CITY OF WORCESTER

The City of Worcester’s Office of Human Rights and Disabilities is seeking a qualified candidate for the Community Relations Specialist position. The Community Relations Specialist provides administrative support to the Director of Human Rights and Disabilities related to Office and Commission work and is responsible for the development and maintenance of internal and external communication strategies to promote information sharing and support civic engagement and know-your-rights efforts.

The qualified candidate will have excellent written and verbal communication skills; have the ability to effectively work using email, schedule, spreadsheets, presentation & design software, and social media; possess the ability design, organize, and facilitate educational outreach meetings; the ability work at least one evening per week and the occasion weekend program; be detail oriented; be highly organized and flexible; be able to multitask and meet changing deadlines; be self-directed and able to complete projects with limited supervision; ability to work well independently and as part of a team; be able to work well with and maintain confidential information; have an interest in and sensitivity toward working with diverse populations; & have an interest in human rights, civil rights, and equal opportunity. The Community Relations Specialist may be required to coordinate internships & responsibilities.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in social work, human resources, communications, public/policy administration, or related field; OR,
  • Equivalent combination of education, experience, and training

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bilingual

SALARY RANGE: $19.52 - $25.92 hourly, full-time

To apply, please visit: www.worcesterma.gov/employment or send resume and cover letter on or before FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 2019 to: City of Worcester, 455 Main Street, Room 109, Worcester, MA 01608. Cover letter & resume required for consideration. Preference given to Worcester Residents. The City of Worcester is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Direct inquiries to: City Hall Human Resources, 508-799-1030, HR@Worcesterma.gov.

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