Recruitment Closes:Monday, April 16, 2018 at 11:59 pm pacific standard time
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The City of Portland's Bureau of Development Services is seeking a Public Information Manager to oversee internal and external communications, as well as other community outreach functions for the bureau. This position will work closely with the bureau's director, the senior management team, assigned staff, bureau employees, elected officials, and the community to develop appropriate and consistent messaging about the bureau. This includes communications about: the bureau's strategic plan; equity plan; and regulatory requirements to promote the bureau's mission of safety; livability; and economic vitality through the efficient and collaborative application of building, development and property maintenance codes.
Management responsibilities of the Public Information Manager include supervision and assignment of duties of assigned staff members; communications and outreach program evaluation; and budget development and monitoring for the communications and outreach workgroup. Direct duties are focused on the development and implementation of long term communication and outreach strategies in close coordination with bureau leadership and staff who conduct internal and external outreach and communications. The position will also perform short term communication duties as needed, as well as act as one of the principal spokesperson for the bureau in response to media or public inquiries. This position will be trusted to exercise considerable discretion in carrying out responsibilities independently and with awareness of local community issues and sensitivities.
It is the policy of the City of Portland that no person shall be discriminated against based on race, religion, color, sex, marital status, family status, national origin, age, mental or physical disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or source of income. The City values diversity and encourages everyone who is interested in employment with the City to apply. An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer
Applicants must apply through the City of Portland Employment Center. specifically address and demonstrate in their resume, answers to supplemental questions, and writing samples how their education, training and/or experience meets each of the following minimum qualifications.
Optional Information Session:
To assist you in understanding this position and the recruitment process, we will offer an Optional Information Session that will provide you with details about this position and about the application process. You are not required to attend to apply for this job, but attending will help you with the application process.
*Remote participation is available. For instructions on how to participate remotely, please contact Sara by 2:00 p.m. Pacific Time within 2 business days of the informational session date by email, Sara.Flores@PortlandOregon.Gov, or by phone at 503.823.5019.
The Bureau of Development Services promotes safety, livability and economic vitality through efficient and collaborative application of building and development codes.
To meet the needs of our community, we pursue the following goals:
Support community vitality and protect life, property, and natural resources by promoting compliance with applicable codes and regulations
Provide cooperative and responsive internal and external customer service
Process all Bureau functions efficiently
Create a collaborative workplace that promotes mutual respect through trust, fairness and open communication
Support continual professional growth of the workforce and organization through education, technology and diversity
Dedication to serving the public
Pride in our work
Care for the long-term viability of our community
Recognition of worth, quality and importance of each employee and member of the community
Support of continual learning, education and innovation