Moreover, San José is the center of cultural, government and economic activity for the region. The employees of the City of San José have embraced the following values : Integrity, Innovation, Excellence, Collaboration, Respect and Celebration.
The San José City Council is seeking an individual whose values align with the values of the City's employees. The San José City Council consists of ten Councilmembers elected by district and a Mayor elected at-large, each for four-year terms.
The Mayor and Council are responsible for representing the residents of San José , providing accountability, reviewing public policy and programs, and adopting those policies which best meet the needs of the residents, visitors, and businesses in San José.
Positions & Duties
The Office of Councilmember Lan Diep is recruiting for a full-time Council Assistant U. Under the direction of the Councilmember, the position provides services in connection with policy analysis, research, communications, event planning, community outreach, and other related matters as needed and requested.
excellent written and oral communications skills, and the ability to develop and maintain effective and collaborative working relationships with community members and neighborhood organizations, key stakeholders, and City staff.
Candidates must be willing to work frequent evenings and weekends, and as exempt management employees, are not eligible for overtime compensation.
Employees in this classification are not members of the classified civil service and are appointed "at will." Each appointment is for a specified period of time to be determined by the appointing Council Member and does not extend past the end of the elected official's or appointing authority's term.
This unclassified position requires a disclosure of outside investments, real property interest, income, and business positions.
Typical Duties :
The Council Assistant U will be primarily responsible for the following tasks :
Any combination of training and experience equivalent that provides the knowledge, skills and abilities to advice the Council Member on matters of public policy, democratic processes, constituent service or citizen involvement.
Employment Eligibility : Federal law requires all employees to provide verification of their eligibility to work in this country.
Please be informed that the City of San Jose will not prepare or file a labor condition application with the Department of Labor.
Competencies The ideal candidate will possess the most desirable combination of training, skills and experience, which will allow him or her to serve as a member of the City Council District 4 Team.
Desirable experience, knowledge and skills for this position include :
Selection Process The selection process will consist of an evaluation of the applicant's training and experience based on the application, resume and answers to the job-specific questions.
Only those candidates whose backgrounds best match the position will be invited to interview. You will be prompted to answer the following job-specific questions in the online application process :
You will be prompted to answer the following job-specific questions during the online application process :