Office of Community Liaison, Part-Time
|Employment Type:||Part Time|
|Description:||Under supervision from Executive Lieutenant, organize and coordinate community outreach and activities by engaging residents and the business community toward the mission and vision of the Pflugerville Police Department and the City of Pflugerville. |
The primary responsibility of the community liaison is to promote positive and proactive community relations between the City of Pflugerville residents and businesses and the Pflugerville Police Department.
|Duties:||1. Meet with neighborhood residents, leaders, and community groups to identify needs and available resources. |
2. Coordinate, plan, and develop programs and activities to address resident's economic, social service, and community improvement needs; and/or improve coordination of existing services.
3. Develop and implement a variety of health and/or safety promotions, outreach, and education efforts, including Blue Santa and National Night Out.
4. Coordinate volunteer programs, train residents in neighborhood support activities, including grant writing.
5. Support neighborhood watch activities for neighborhood improvement; assisting in the establishment or revitalization of neighborhood associations and neighborhood watch blocks.
7. Write, draft, and complete reports and/or documents.
8. Other duties as assigned.
|Qualifications:||- Knowledge of city, state, federal, and private service providers and funding sources. |
- Knowledge of community organizing and neighborhood development techniques.
- Skill in planning, coordinating and implementing community programs and activities.
- Skill in developing new initiatives and working with service providers to plan and coordinate services.
- Skill in establishing and maintaining good working relationships with the public and making effective use of community resources.
- Skill in working with community representatives to identify and address local needs.
- Skill in oral and written communications.
- Skill in interpreting, organizing, coordinating and executing assignments, projects and programs.
- Skill in handling multiple tasks and prioritizing.
- Skill in conflict resolution and negotiation.
- Skill in using computers and related software applications.
- Skill in data analysis and problem solving.
- Ability to work with frequent interruptions and changes in priorities.
- Ability to work well with individuals from a variety of different backgrounds and experience, including community leaders, residents, service providers, local officials and elected representatives.
- High school diploma or equivalent. Three years’ experience in community outreach, crime prevention or similar programs.
- Valid and current Class C Texas Driver’s License.
Ability to successfully pass a police department background screening
This position is budgeted to work under 1,000 hours annually. Hours and days of employment are negotiable, but days, weekends and evenings are a requirement for this position.