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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, April 03, 2020. Please note the following application options for this position:
  • Applicants are Encouraged to Apply Online
  • By Mailing to the Department of Human Resources, ATTN: CHIEF OF STAFF, CITY COUNCIL, 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
CHIEF OF STAFF, CITY COUNCIL
Department/Division
City Clerk
Apply Start Date
03/18/2020
Apply End Date
04/03/2020
Type
Full Time
Hours
40 Per Week
Wage
$56,624.18 - $75,721.54 annually
Description

CHIEF OF STAFF, CITY COUNCIL
CITY COUNCIL
CITY OF WORCESTER

PENDING CITY COUNCIL APPROVAL

The Chief of Staff, City Council is responsible for providing direct administrative support to City Councilors; managing all incoming constituent correspondence, including calls, emails and mail; preparing, planning, and coordinating of all public relations, communications, press releases, marketing, and events for the City Council; researching and preparing a wide variety of records, reports, analysis, correspondences, and/or documentations; and serving as liaison to the City Council for Boards & Commissions, Library and School Committees, and others Committees and Groups. Additionally, the Chief of Staff, City Council will plan, direct, organize, and oversee all functions and activities of the City Council.

The successful applicant will possess excellent written and verbal communications skills; excellent organizational skills; thoroughness and attention to detail; computer proficiency including Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint); experience working in a fast paced office environment; reliable, self-motivated, and disciplined. The qualified candidate will have the ability to work professionally and compassionately with the public and all levels of staff/management; to exercise diplomacy and sensitivity when handling inquiries; to communicate and work effectively with diverse populations and a variety of personalities in a tactful, pleasant, and professional manner; to adapt to change and to respond well under pressure, at a quick pace; to work efficiently within time constraints and deadlines; to handle and prioritize multiple assignments (multitask); to work independently and as part of a team; and to work extended hours and weekend days on occasion, when needed.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
• Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Public Administration/Policy, Management or other related field
• Five (5) years office experience working with customers/constituents in a fast paced office setting
• Five (5) years office experience providing Administrative support in a fast paced office setting

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
• Master’s degree in Business Administration, Public Administration/Policy, Management or other related field
• Two (2) years’ experience working in Local or State Government providing support to elected officials

SALARY RANGE: $56,624.18 - $75,721.54 annually, fulltime, excellent benefits package

To apply, please visit: www.worcesterma.gov/employment or send resume and cover letter on or before FRIDAY, APRIL 3, 2020 to: City of Worcester, 455 Main Street, Room 109, Worcester, MA 01608. 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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