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Community Outreach Coordinator

Company: City of Visalia
Location: Visalia
Posted on: June 20, 2022

Job Description:

Description The Visalia Police Department is recruiting for Community Outreach Coordinator. -THE DIVISIONThe Operations Support Division of the Police Department consists of the Investigations Bureau, Support Services Bureau, and the Professional Standards Bureau. The Community Outreach Coordinator operates under the Professional Standards Bureau and reports directly to the Professional Standards Sergeant and Lieutenant. Examples of Duties THE POSITIONThe Community Outreach Coordinator works within a framework of established procedures and is expected to perform the full range of applicable skills inclusive to supervision, scheduling, coordinating, and managing crime related activities and resources. The Community Outreach Coordinator is responsible for planning, coordinating, and managing community outreach events, collaborating with community groups on crime prevention strategies, and coordinating with police personnel as necessary. Qualifications / Requirements THE IDEAL CANDIDATEThe Visalia Police Department is looking for a professional candidate who must possess a high level of professionalism, attention to detail, and effective communication skills. The ideal candidate will be self-motivated, have excellent time management skills, and must be able to complete work that is free from spelling, grammatical, and punctuation errors.The ideal candidate must be able to operate Social Media platforms such as Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, NextDoor, Ring, and LinkedIn, among others. They must be able to create professional graphic content using Canva, Photoshop, or similar software. They should also be comfortable in utilizing cameras, video, lighting, and teleprompter equipment. The ideal candidate must be able to develop and conduct effective presentations, public events, and interpret and explain City programs, policies, and procedures.EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATIONAny combination equivalent to experience and education that could likely provide the required knowledge, skill and ability is qualifying.

  • Two (2) years of experience in marketing, public relations, community outreach or related field. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS
    • Possession of a valid California Driver's License by time of appointment.
    • Incumbent must be able to work a flexible schedule which includes working evenings and weekends.
    • Bilingual in Spanish preferred. Additional Information SELECTION PROCESSApplication and supplemental materials will be evaluated and applicants who appear to be most qualified will be invited to participate in a job related interview and/or examination process. Successful candidates may be required to pass a background, physical examination, and/or drug screen.COMPENSATION AND BENEFITSThe City of Visalia offers a competitive total compensation package that includes:Monthly salary: $3,694-$4,644CalPERS retirement program Health, Dental and Vision InsuranceOnsite City Health and Wellness Clinic (no out of pocket expenses)Paid Holidays, Vacation, Sick Leave and much more...Review the Benefits tab for more information.COMMUNITY OVERVIEWIf work-life balance is important to you, consider living in a thriving community that offers the most affordable housing in California with a typical commute time of less than 20 minutes. With a population of over 138,000, Visalia offers small town charm with metropolitan amenities. Visalia has a world class health care system, our own Sequoia Symphony Orchestra, a flourishing arts community, a minor league baseball team, a downtown convention center, and numerous fine dining establishments.As the Tulare County seat, Visalia is the principal retail center in the region, and home to several large industrial employers. Visalia has a vibrant downtown district, safe neighborhoods, excellent schools, institutions for higher learning, and low cost of living. The City has many community parks, organized team sports, a municipal golf course and private country club, a multi-sport family-oriented regional sports park, and numerous outdoor and recreational activities.Located in the heart of California's San Joaquin Valley, Visalia offers easy access to the nearby mountains, national parks, lakes and rivers which provide year-round opportunities for sports and recreation within an hour or less. Visalia was ranked as the top Central Valley community and one of seven California cities in the top 25 of Gallup Sharecare's latest State of American Well Being Index. Our strong sense of community and social well-being keeps Visalians happy, healthy and moving forward. Come discover all Visalia has to offer! The City of Visalia is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Keywords: City of Visalia, Visalia , Community Outreach Coordinator, Other , Visalia, California

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