CITY OF BROOKS
TEMPORARY MATERNITY LEAVE POSITION
COMMUNICATIONS OFFICER /
The City of Brooks has an opening for a Communications Officer / Sustainability Coordinator operating out of City Hall. This is a temporary maternity leave position working to March 2016. As the Communications Officer you will provide strategic advice on the delivery of corporate communications by providing media relations, public/community relations, internal communications, corporate communications, electronic communications, creative services and crisis/emergency communications. As the Sustainability Coordinator you will be responsible for the facilitation and development of municipal sustainability programs and initiatives including the planning, coordination, development and delivery of learning resources, outreach programs and events at the community level.
As the successful applicant you must have completed the twelfth (12th) school grade, preferably supplemented by the completion of a Bachelorís degree in communications, journalism, social sciences, administration, arts or a related field from a recognized post-secondary institution. A minimum of one (1) to three (3) years of related experience in communications, public relations, marketing, community development, project coordination, or municipal sustainability planning would be a definite asset. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered. You will also possess exceptional reading, writing, editing, proofreading, presentation and event planning skills. Knowledge or experience in graphic design, desktop publishing, word processing, Adobe Acrobat, Microsoft Suite and presentation software applications is an asset.
The City of Brooks offers a competitive salary for this position. The 2014 salary range is $54,124 to $68,484 depending on qualifications and experience. Regular working hours are Monday to Friday, 8:00am to 5:00pm. The successful applicant will receive a free family membership to the Lakeside Leisure Centre during the term of employment.
A clean criminal records check will be required before an offer of employment is presented to the successful applicant. Please submit your cover letter and resume to the address below:
City of Brooks
201 - 1st Avenue West, Box 879,
Brooks, AB T1R 1B7
Bus: (403) 362-3333 Fax: (403) 501-0090
This position will remain open until a suitable candidate is chosen. The City of Brooks thanks all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
The City of Brooks is an equal opportunity employer.