|Job Title||Program Specialist I (Community Outreach Coordinator), Grade 18|
|Location||Rockville, MD, US|
|Medical Exam||Medical History and Drug and Alcohol Screen|
Closing Date: (Extended to ) JULY 3, 2013
The Community Outreach Coordinator will be responsible for the design, development and coordination of long and short term programs to advertise and market the Animal Services and Adoption Center. This includes developing marketing tools such as brochures, newsletters and videos to promote shelter programs, planning special events to increase visibility of programs and handling media inquiries. Duties include coordinating, planning, developing and implementing advertising, special events and programs to promote the Animal Services and Adoption Center. Employee will also deliver presentations to schools, youth groups and community organizations.
|Additional Employment Information|
Montgomery County Government is an equal opportunity employer, committed to workforce diversity. Accordingly, as it relates to employment opportunities, the County will provide reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities, in accordance with the law. Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the Office of Human Resources via email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Individual determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made in accordance with all applicable laws.
Montgomery County Government also provides hiring preference to certain categories of veterans and veterans/persons with a disability. For more information and to claim employment preference, please refer to the Careers webpage on Hiring Preference.
Experience: One (1) year of professional experience in marketing or outreach programs.
Education: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's Degree.
Equivalency: An equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted.
Resume must include information specific to the preferred criteria listed below. Make sure that your resume references your knowledge, skills, and abilities as they relate to the preferred criteria. Ideally, the preferred criteria should be addressed in a separate section in your resume. The system only allows for one document to be submitted so your preferred criteria must be part of the resume.
1. Experience identifying species, breeds, ages, illnesses, diseases, and injuries of animals.
2. Experience in communicating effectively to large groups and generating interest and enthusiasm in their topic.
3. Experience planning events, meetings and interviews.
4. Experience in drafting advertisements/public service announcements and responding to media inquiries.
5. Experience in educating and providing information to adults and juveniles.If selected for consideration for this position, you may be required to provide evidence that you possess the knowledge, skills, and abilities indicated on your resume.
All applicants will be reviewed by OHR to determine whether or not they meet minimum qualifications for the position. All applicants who meet minimum qualifications will be reviewed and rated by subject matter experts based on the Preferred Criteria. Based on the results of Preferred Criteria evaluation, applicants will be rated and placed on the Eligible List as either "Qualified" or "Well Qualified." The highest rated applicants will be placed on the Eligible List and may be considered for interview. Employees meeting minimum qualifications who are same grade or higher will be placed on Eligible List as a "Transfer" candidate and may be considered for interview. Note: In the event there are 5 or less minimally qualified candidates, all will be placed on the Eligible List as Qualified and will be interviewed.