Requirements And Preferences
The Broward County Board of County Commissioners is seeking qualified candidates for Administrative Assistant - Public Information/Outreach to support the Animal Care Division.
Benefits Of Broward County Employment
High Deductible Health Plan – bi-weekly premiums:
Single $10.39 / Family $76.94
Includes a County Funded Health Savings Account of up to $2400 Annually
Consumer Driven Health Plan – Bi-weekly Premiums
Single $78.64 / Family $273.13
Florida Retirement System (FRS) – Pension or Investment Plan
457 Deferred Compensation employee match
Eleven (11) paid holidays each year
Vacation (Paid Time Off) = 2 weeks per year
Up to 40 hours of Job Basis Leave for eligible positions
Tuition Reimbursement (Up to 2K annually)
Paid Parental Leave
Animal Care Division
Are you interested in working in a progressive animal services organization focused on using best practices to serve a diverse, large County?
Broward County Animal Care protects residents and animals by providing animal services and promoting community engagement. We work with our community to maximize the best outcomes for humans and non-human animals alike!
We Operate With Four Pillars Of Service In Mind
- Community and
- Excellent Shelter Operations
We are people who are compassionate with people and their animals, we are interested in evidence for decision-making, and we are rooted in community service. Does that sound like a team you’d like to work with?
Performs a variety of administrative support and clerical duties.
Works under general supervision, independently developing work methods and sequences.
Minimum Education And Experience Requirements
Requires two (2) years of technical clerical, administrative or closely related experience.
Special Certifications and Licenses
3 years of experience in creating high-converting social media posts resulting in social media growth.
2 years of experience in composing memos and responding to media outlets. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The functions listed below are those that represent the majority of the time spent working in this class. Management may assign additional functions related to the type of work of the job as necessary.
Composes correspondence to include email, memos, letters, applications, notifications, reports, meeting agendas, meeting minutes, Board agenda items, and forms.
Proofreads documentation to identify and correct errors.
Responds to emails, public records requests, telephone calls, and related communications; resolve issues and/or escalate issues as appropriate.
Composes or assists in the preparation of regularly scheduled reports.
Creates and maintains a variety of databases and spreadsheets to facilitate the preparation of a variety of reports.
Updates and maintains office policies and procedures.
Create content for social media sites.
Event coverage, including staffing, vendors, promotion, and more as necessary.
Creates digital and print advertisements for use in printed and digital editions of local news media.
Updates website's time-sensitive data and removes out-of-date information.
Writes synopsis of news stories, workshops, funding opportunities, public notices, etc.; writes informative and relevant articles for the newsletter.
Proofs print and online marketing efforts for accuracy, aesthetics, and proper branding.
Performs related work as assigned.
Physical demands refer to the requirements for physical exertion and coordination of limb and body movement.
Performs sedentary work that involves walking or standing some of the time and involves exerting up to 10 pounds of force on a regular and recurring basis or sustained keyboard operations.
Unavoidable Hazards (Work Environment)
Unavoidable hazards refer to the job conditions that may lead to injury or health hazards even though precautions have been taken.
County Core Competencies
All Broward County employees strive to demonstrate the County's four core behavioral competencies.
- Collaborates: Building partnerships and working collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives.
- Customer focus: Building strong customer relationships and delivering customer-centric solutions.
- Instills trust: Gaining the confidence and trust of others through honesty, integrity, and authenticity.
- Values differences: Recognizing the value that different perspectives and cultures bring to an organization.
Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) Compliance
Broward County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The ADA requires Broward County to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified persons with disabilities. Prospective and current employees are encouraged to discuss ADA accommodations with the Professional Standards/Human Rights Section.
Emergency Management Responsibilities
Note: During emergency conditions, all County employees are automatically considered emergency service workers. County employees are subject to being called to work in the event of a disaster, such as a hurricane, or other emergency situation and are expected to perform emergency service duties, as assigned.
County-wide Employee Responsibilities
All Broward County employees must serve the public and fellow employees with honesty and integrity in full accord with the letter and spirit of Broward County's Employee Code of Ethics, gift, and conflict of interest policies.
All Broward County employees must establish and maintain effective working relationships with the general public, co-workers, elected and appointed officials and members of diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, political affiliation, familial status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, or gender identity and expression.