City of Black Hawk | Information Specialist

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Type Of Work:
Full-Time
Location:
Black Hawk
Date Posted:
July 19, 2021


Description

CITY OF BLACK HAWK
EMPLOYMENT ANNOUNCEMENT

POSITION: INFORMATION SPECIALIST
DEPARTMENT: ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES
REQUISITION: 1098
STATUS: REGULAR FULL-TIME; NON-EXEMPT;
6 MONTH INTRODUCTORY PERIOD
HIRING RANGE: $59,804 – $68,775 (paid hourly)
OPENING DATE: MONDAY, JULY 19, 2021
CLOSING DATE: FRIDAY, JULY 23, 2021 @ 5:00 PM (MST)

SUMMARY:
The Information Specialist is an integral part of the Executive Team supporting the Administrative Services Department. The incumbent will help define and will create internal and external marketing materials, signs, banners, and historical plaques. Creativity, expertise in Adobe Suite, and editing/layout experience are paramount for capturing the City’s vision through a wide range of communication mediums touting the City’s explosive growth and opportunities, attracting entrepreneurs to join the City’s emerging Gregory Street development Plaza and Artisans’ Point.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
Communications
Maintain City of Black Hawk branding and identity guidelines, form templates, and letterhead. Maintain printed branded advertising materials. Maintain marketing inventory and branded merchandise supply orders. Maintain City website home and review department pages. May maintain City social media accounts. Greet visitors and respond to common inquiries or complaints from the general public, residents, City employees, officials, and outside agencies in a positive, tactful and expedient manner. Ability to effectively present, both in verbal and written form, information for elected officials, members of the Management Team, City employees, the public, and outside agencies. Work under pressure and meet deadlines. Perform other duties as assigned. Property/Casualty Insurance: Data entry and process claims; Loss Control support; City-wide inventory support. Communications: Prepare and distribute quarterly editions of the City’s newsletter; photograph City events; draft and maintain City brochures and form templates in keeping with the City’s official branding; maintain social media accounts; serve as point of contact for logo embroidery for staff apparel; implementation of wellness programs and special events for the city.
Risk Management
Assist the Administrative Services Director in preparing annual evaluations of property/casualty and workers’ compensation insurance through City’s Insurance broker.
City Clerk’s Office
May assist in assembling City Council agenda items. Serve as back up to the Deputy City Clerk, covering office during lunch breaks and vacations.

REQUIREMENTS:
High school or GED graduate, preferably supplemented by college-level coursework in business, journalism, marketing, or a related field. Five years of progressively responsible administrative support and/or communications experience. Thorough knowledge of modern office procedures and practices. Knowledge of business math and basic accounting. Skill in the use and care of a variety of software and office machines and equipment. Strong knowledge of other City departments and how they interrelate in the daily business of the city. Background in communications, marketing, and graphic design preferred. Background in property/casualty claims processing desired.

BENEFITS:
Medical Coverage:
o The City pays 90% of the cost for employee and eligible dependents:
Dental Coverage:
o The City pays 100% of the cost for employee and eligible dependents
Vision Coverage:
o The City pays 100% of the cost for employee and eligible dependents
Group Life/AD&D Coverage:
o The City pays 100% of the cost for the employee
Short and Long Term Disability:
o The City pays 100% of the cost for the employee
Annual Accrued Leave:
o 96 hours Annual Sick Leave
o 96 hours Annual Vacation Leave (increases with tenure)
o 88 hours Annual Scheduled Holiday Leave
o 32 hours Annual Floating Holiday Leave
Retirement:
o 6% match – 401(a)
o 2% 457 with optional additional 4% match

How To Apply

To apply for the position, please visit www.cityofblackhawk.org and click on the Job Openings link to apply online. Please upload a cover letter and resume with your application. Applicants are subject to skills testing, behavioral analysis, and drug screen. EOE

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