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Louisville Metro Parks & Recreation

Actively Recruiting:
Yes

Position title :
Community Outreach Specialist (JEFFERSON MEMORIAL FOREST)

Type of Position :
Staff (Full-Time)

Town, City, Park, etc :
Louisville, KY, Jefferson Memorial Forest

Attachments/Supplemental Materials :
Community Outreach Specialist

Job Duties :

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Participates in and conducts community outreach events and activities
  • Meets with citizens, attends community meetings, disseminates information, answers questions and resolves problems and complaints

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:

UNDER ADMINISTRATIVE SUPERVISION

  • Assists in planning, developing and implementing policies, procedures and programs
  • Coordinates the scheduling of facilities and logistical issues for meetings, projects and events
  • Recruits citizens for community projects and activities
  • Assists citizens and community leaders in resolving neighborhood problems and complaints
  • Collects statistical data, enters data, and analyzes and prepares reports
  • Provides technical assistance concerning operations, procedures, activities, laws, ordinances and regulations
  • Receives calls, schedules and meets with citizens, conducts field investigations, gathers information, and completes forms and reports to resolve complaints and problems
  • Participates in community outreach programs, projects and activities to provide information, to publicize available services and to maintain positive public relations
  • Attends community meetings to provide information, answer questions, discuss citizens’ complaints, concerns and issues, and to explain procedures and operations
  • Solicits donations, contributions, support and participation from businesses, foundations, organizations, agencies and groups to promote and implement events and activities
  • Prepares correspondence and recommendations to resolve and to respond to citizens concerns, and completes special projects
  • Assesses, counsels and refers citizens to available financial, medical, social and community assistance and services
  • Performs related work
Requirements :

Minimum Requirements

  • Associate’s degree
    • Counseling
    • Criminal Justice
    • Education
    • Liberal Arts
    • Social Science
    • Social Work
    • Related field

WORK EXPERIENCE
Two years of social work, social service, community service or resource development experience

EQUIVALENCY
An equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted

OTHER MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
Must provide one’s own source of transportation

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND WORKING CONDITIONS
Meets regular and punctual attendance standards and any special needs of the position as determined by management, including mandatory overtime and performing related work

Additional Benefits :
Louisville Metro Government is committed to providing our employees with the tools they need to lead a fit and healthy life. Aside from community-wide initiatives like the Mayor’s Hike, Bike and Paddle event every Memorial Day and Labor Day, and the Healthy Hometown Movement, Metro Government provides employees with programs designed to enhance their life and well-being, like a Wellness Center that allows employees and their dependents with Metro health insurance to take care of their basic medical and health needs for a $5 co-pay. Louisville Metro Government understands that a team of healthy, vibrant employees is the greatest asset we have.

Full Time Regular

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Group Term Life
  • Supplemental Life
  • Accidental Death & Dismemberment
  • Sick Leave
  • Vacation
  • Holiday Pay
  • Bereavement Leave
  • Kentucky Retirement Systems
  • 457 Deferred Comp
  • Voluntary Lifestyle Benefits
  • Tuition Assistance
  • Qualified Adult Benefits
  • Childcare Assistance
  • Free TARC Use
Contact Information :

Phone (502) 574-3600

Website https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/louisvilleky

Additional Information :

EOE
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