City of Salinas , California
$21.13 - $25.68 Hourly
09/30/2020 05:00 PM PDT
The City of Salinas is accepting applications for Temporary Community Outreach Assistants to perform a variety of field, community engagement, public outreach and administrative support duties related to operation and service programs and/or major planning initiatives of the assigned Department. Temporary employees may not exceed a maximum of 25 hours per week or 1,000 work hours per fiscal year (fiscal year runs from July 1 - June 30).
This position is funded with the City’s Emergency Solutions Grants (ESG) Program CARES Act allocation in response to COVID-19 to address homeless engagement and outreach. This position is in the Housing Division of the Community Development Department. The primary focus will be to perform street outreach and engagement activities in Salinas and Continuum of Care (CoC) area homeless encampments with an emphasis on connection to appropriate services through the development of rapport and working relationships with unsheltered residents. Other duties include documenting and capturing data regarding assistance provided. Bilingual (English/Spanish) strongly desired.
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS: All applicants must provide a copy of diploma or transcripts at the time of application or submit to the Human Resources Department. Applications are incomplete without the required document.
Supervision Received and Exercised: Receives general supervision from the Department Director designee. May provide general supervision of assigned volunteers.
Essential Job Functions
(These functions are representative and may not be presented in all positions in the class. Management reserves the right to add, modify, change or rescind related duties and work assignments.)
Modern office practices, methods, and computer equipment.
Computer application related to the work.
Education: Associate's Degree from an accredited two-year college.
Experience: One year of work experience involving increased responsibility and customer service, public outreach, community development or planning experience. A Bachelor's Degree in Urban Planning, Public Administration, Political Science, or a closely related field may be substituted for the required experience.
Licenses and Certifications: A valid State of California Driver's License.
Physical Demands and Working Conditions: Physical, mental and emotional stamina to perform the duties and responsibilities of the position; manual dexterity sufficient to write, use telephone, computers, business machines and related equipment; vision sufficient to read printed materials, visual display terminals; hearing sufficient to conduct in person and telephone conversations; speaking ability in an understandable voice with sufficient volume to be heard in a normal conversational distance on the telephone or in person, and to project with sufficient volume when addressing large groups or facilitating community engagement activities; physical agility to push/pull, squat, twist, turn, bend, stoop and reach overhead; physical mobility sufficient to move about the work environment, physical strength to lift up to 30 lbs.; physical stamina sufficient to sit, stand or walk for prolonged periods of time; mental acuity to collect and interpret data, evaluate, reason, define problems, establish facts, draw valid conclusions, make valid judgments and decisions.
Business office working environment subject to sitting at a desk or standing at a counter, booth or display station for long periods of time, bending, crouching, or kneeling at files, pushing/pulling of file drawers and supplies, reaching in all directions and prolonged periods of time working at a computer station. Work conditions will include attending out-of-office meetings and events, at times in an outdoor environment, in all weather conditions. May work evenings, weekends and holidays.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills which may be required.
For questions, please contact Venissa Rosa, Human Resources Technician, at (831) 758-7254 or email@example.com.
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