Culver City is a Charter City incorporated in 1917, and is a destination filled with outdoor cafes, unique shops and galleries opening onto pedestrian-friendly boulevards. Culver City has a dedicated staff of approximately 700+ employees with an overall operating budget of over $200 million. The City provides a full range of municipal services including Fire, Police, Community Development, Public Works, Parks, Recreation, and Community Services, and Transportation.THE POSITION
Providing administrative and technical support associated with the Department's projects and programs. Tasks include assisting staff in day-to-day operations, filing, organizing, report writing, researching topics, participating in meetings, and data analysis.
Marketing and Communications:
Providing administrative and technical assistance in social media and communications. Projects may include promoting events or programs through the internet, maintaining Culver CityBus presence on various social media platforms, and community outreach. Tasks may also include assisting staff in day-to-day operations, filling, organizing, report writing, researching topics, participating in meetings and answering phone inquiries. This an excellent opportunity for someone interested in gaining hands-on experience in marketing and community engagement at the City level.
Various transit and transportation planning-related tasks, which may include GIS mapping, transportation/transit research/analysis, transit service planning, ridership analysis, environmental impact report review, development plan review, transportation policy analysis, and/or transit capital projects implementation.The selected candidate will gain hands-on experience that will prepare for a successful career in transportation planning. First-year graduate Urban Planning students are encouraged to apply.(Background in Urban/Transportation Planning Required).
Qualifications: Candidate should have graduated from or be enrolled in college with a major in Communications, Journalism, Public Safety, Political Science, Public Administration, Public Health, Social Ecology, Public Policy, or a closely related discipline. Qualified candidate will have good organizational skills, work experience using software programs, e.g., Microsoft Word, Excel, etc., and excellent oral and written communication skills. Experience on the Web and an understanding of youth markets is a plus. Familiarity and facility with mainstream social media platforms, including, but not limited to, Facebook, Twitter, Google+ and Instagram.
Note: Please include a resume with your application. Applications and resumes will be reviewed for immediate placement. Positions will remain open until filled and may close without advance notice.
The provisions of this bulletin do not constitute a contract, express or implied, and any provisions in this bulletin may be modified or revoked without notice.
Equal Opportunity Employer
The City of Culver City is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against employees or applicants on the basis of race, sex, age, disability, veteran status, national origin, religion, political affiliation, or sexual orientation/identification.
Conditions of Employment:
- Background/ Reference Check: Upon a conditional job offer, a live scan finger printing must be completed with acceptable results. Your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice(DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI). Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with the City. If you are selected as a finalist, you will be contacted to schedule a fingerprinting appointment.Upon hire, employee is subject to further reporting fromDOJ via subsequent arrest notification.
- Pre-placement medical evaluation including drug screen (select positions)
E-Verify: Proof of U.S. citizenship, alien residency or authorization to work in the U.S. will be required at time of appointment.
There are no benefits associated with this position other than those required by law.