City Manager's Office
$7,000.03 - $8,934.02 Monthly
01/26/2021 05:00 PM PST
To develop, implement, and manage the City’s comprehensive communication plans, public outreach and media strategies. Develops, coordinates and assists with City-wide strategic initiatives, programs, and special projects; government relations and coordination of legislative advocacy; and to provide highly responsible and complex analytical support to the City Manager’s Office. The purpose of this recruitment is to fill a vacancy of this newly created position in the City Manager’s Office, as well as establish an eligibility list for future vacancies.
The City of Woodland is seeking a dynamic and highly motivated individual for the position of Communications Manager. This position reports to the City Manager and will serve as a key member of the City’s leadership team responsible for the development, implementation, and management of the City’s comprehensive communication plans, community engagement, and media strategies. In addition to leading communications strategies, this position will provide complex analytical support to the City Manager’s Office with responsibilities which will increase and develop as the position matures. The position requires exceptional verbal, written, and graphic communication skills and works closely with the broad and diverse set of community stakeholders. Bilingual skills are highly desirable.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
The following are typical illustrations of duties encompassed by the job class, not an all-inclusive or limiting list:
Any combination of experience and training that provides the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to acquire the knowledge and abilities would be:
Equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in communications, marketing, public relations, public administration or other related field. Master’s Degree in a similar or related field highly desirable. A Master’s degree may substitute for experience, up to two (2) years.
Four (4) years of progressively responsible, professional level experience in the field of public information, public relations, communications, journalism or marketing. Government experience is highly desirable.
License or Certificate:
Requires possession of a valid Class C California driver's license.
Apply with a City of Woodland application by visiting www.cityofwoodland.org/employment or the Human Resources Office, City Hall, 300 First Street, 2nd Floor, Woodland, CA 95695 by 5:00 p.m., Tuesday, January 26, 2021. Supplemental questionnaire must be submitted with application by the final filing date to be considered. Résumés and cover letters are encouraged but will not be accepted in lieu of the completed application form. Postmarks will not be accepted.
Review Process: Based on the information provided in the application documents, the best qualified applicants will be invited for further examination. All applicants meeting the minimum qualifications are not guaranteed advancement through any subsequent phase of the examination. Depending upon the number of applications received, the examination may consist of an application screening, written and/or practical exam, oral interview or any combination thereof. If you have a disability that requires accommodation during the selection process, please notify Human Resources at least seven (7) days prior to the event.
Panel interviews are tentatively scheduled for Tuesday, February 9, 2021.
$7,000.03 - $8,934.02 per month
CalPERS Retirement System (2% @ 60 Formula for Classic CalPERS members and 2% @ 62 Formula for new CalPERS members)
The City does not participate in social security
Choice of deferred compensation plans (Traditional and Roth)
The City will match up to 2% of employee’s base salary
CalPERS Medical Insurance Plans, including HMOs & PPOs
City gives an allowance toward the cost of insurance
Maximum Family Allowance for 2021 is $2,111.34 per month
City paid Delta Dental and Medical Eye Services
City paid wage protection for short and long term disabilities
City provides $50,000 life insurance policy
Voluntary Supplemental Life, Cancer, Accident Only and Critical Illness insurances, and Flexible Spending Accounts available
7 hours per month during first 3 years of service
8 hours per month
96 hours of administrative leave provided each fiscal year
12.5 paid holidays (including two floating holidays)
$200 per month upon certification
Professional Growth Incentive:
$625 per fiscal year for additional educational or professional activities
The City of Woodland hires only U.S. citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the U.S.
The City of Woodland is an Equal Opportunity Employer
300 1st St
Woodland, CA 95695