FT Position - El Cerrito CA - District Coordinator for County Supervisor John Gioia
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$4602 - $4833 per month
Office of Supervisor John Gioia (joy-a)
Supervisor, District One, Contra Costa County
Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors member, John Gioia, is seeking a
highly motivated individual to function as a District Coordinator
responsible for managing projects and constituent issues in the Board of
Supervisors' District I Office. It offers competitive health and retirement
benefits and an excellent opportunity to be involved in all aspects of
County government operations and to work with other governmental agencies,
constituents, community groups, and County staff. District One includes the
West Contra Costa Communities of Richmond, El Cerrito, San Pablo,
Kensington, El Sobrante, Montalvin Manor, East Richmond Heights, and
Rollingwood. The Supervisor’s office is involved with a wide range of issues
that include healthcare, affordable housing, environmental justice,
transportation, land use, public safety, and community coalition building.
As a District Coordinator, the person appointed to this exempt, at-will
position is responsible for responding to constituent concerns, handling
projects, working with County staff, and coordinating community meetings.
The duties and responsibilities include:
a.. Overall support activities involving work on project assignments, as
well as research, analysis, and monitoring of issues, including concerns
raised by constituents.
b.. Community relations activity as a representative of the Board member
at meetings, making presentations, and interacting with a variety of groups,
organizations and associations, including staff at the city, county, and
federal government levels.
c.. Handling constituent concerns, issues, and the referral of
constituents to appropriate resources.
d.. Miscellaneous duties such as serving on ad hoc committees, managing
special projects, reviewing Board of Supervisors agenda items, and
researching and obtaining information from County departments and a variety
of other sources in order to resolve questions for the Board of Supervisors'
This is a full time position that requires an individual with excellent
people skills, strong organizational skills, and self-motivation. We are
seeking candidates with strong computer skills, the ability to analyze data
and problems and to recommend viable solutions, and the ability to
communicate clearly and concisely both orally and in writing. The applicant
should have a commitment to public service, understand the intricacies of
representing a public official, and be able to work effectively in varied
environments. The District Coordinator should also have a good sense of
humor, be fair-minded and supportive of colleagues, be a good listener, a
problem-solver, diplomatic and confident. Spanish-speaking ability is
preferred. Residency in Contra Costa County in an area encompassed by
District One is desirable, but not required.
Interested candidates should submit a resume with cover letter to the
attention of Cynthia Harvey, Office of Supervisor Gioia, 11780 San Pablo
Avenue, Ste. D, El Cerrito, CA 94530 or charv@.... If you have
any questions, please direct them to Cynthia Harvey at 510 374-3231.
Recruitment will remain open until the position is filled.
An Equal Opportunity Employer