Want to join an employer whose sole purpose is to improve the lives of Seattle-ites? Look no further than Seattle Parks and Recreation. With more than 6,400 acres of parks, 45 community centers, pools, and other facilities, and thousands of programs and courses, Seattle Parks and Recreation touches the lives of every resident of the city. To learn more about Seattle Parks and Recreation, visit our website, Facebook page, Twitter account or Parkways Blog.
Seattle Parks and Recreation is committed to utilizing our resources and programming to promote racial equity and social justice for Seattle and its citizens.
We're looking for someone who loves Seattle Parks and Recreation as much as we do, and can evangelize about how our parks, programs, services and facilities play an integral role in residents' quality of life. We need a bright, creative, curious and hardworking mind to support our Communications Unit.
This position supports the Communications Unit, a component of SPR's Superintendent's Office. The Communications Unit is responsible for external and internal communications for a large City of Seattle department including management of media relations, public website, blog, social media, publications, employee communications, Mayor's Office communications, communications support for the SPR Superintendent and more.
The successful candidate will coordinate the department's phone services (50% of the position's duties), serve as a back-up to our front desk reception and phone line, and support for the Communications Unit through writing, editing, responding to requests for information, supporting public events, and supporting staff with social media, blog, and website updates.
Regular duties include:
Requires two years of clerical support experience (or a combination of education, training and/or experience which provides evidence of the ability to perform work of the class.) Demonstrated ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality
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Who May Apply: This position is open to all candidates that meet the minimum qualifications. The City of Seattle values diverse perspectives and life experiences. Applicants will be considered regardless of race, color, creed, national origin, ancestry, sex, marital status, disability, religious or political affiliation, age, sexual orientation, or gender identity. The Department encourages people of all backgrounds to apply, including people of color, immigrants, refugees, women, LGBTQ people, people with disabilities, veterans and those with diverse life experiences.
Accommodations for people with disabilities are provided on request.
The City is a Drug Free Workplace.