Knowledge of public relations principles, practices and techniques.
Knowledge of journalism theories, principles and practices.
Knowledge of grammar usage and the English language.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with officials, other employees, media and the general public.
Ability to maintain an accurate and legible record of official City business.
Knowledge of computer operating systems such as Microsoft Office, web design, desktop publishing etc.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Must be physically able to operate a variety of automated office machines which includes computer, printer, facsimile machine, copier, etc. Must be able to use body members to work, move or carry objects or materials. Physical demand requirements are at levels of those for work in an office environment.
DATA CONCEPTION: Requires the ability to compare and or judge the readily observable functional, structural, or compositional characteristics (whether similar to or divergent from obvious standards) of data, people, or things.
INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATION: Requires the ability of speaking and/or signaling people to convey or exchange information. Includes giving assignments and /or directions to co-workers or assistants.
LANGUAGE ABILITY: Requires the ability to read a variety of informational documentation, directions, instructions, and methods and procedures. Requires the ability to write reports and essays with proper format, punctuation, spelling and grammar, using all parts of speech. Requires the ability to speak with and before others with poise, voice control, and confidence using correct English and well-modulated voice.
INTELLIGENCE: Requires the ability to learn and understand relatively complex principles and techniques; to make independent judgments in absence of supervision; to acquire knowledge of topics related to primary occupation.
VERBAL APTITUDE: Requires the ability to record and deliver information, to explain procedures, to follow verbal and written instructions.
NUMERICAL APTITUDE: Requires the ability to utilize mathematical formulas; add, subtract, multiply, and divide figures; determine percentages; determine time and weight.
FORM/SPATIAL APTITUDE: Requires the ability to inspect items for proper length, width, and shape, visually with office equipment and recording devices.
MOTOR COORDINATION: Requires the ability to coordinate hands and eyes in using various pieces of automated office equipment.
MANUAL DEXTERITY: Requires the ability to handle a variety of items generally found in an office environment.
COLOR DISCRIMINATION: May require the ability to differentiate colors and shades of color.
INTERPERSONAL TEMPERAMENT: Requires the ability to deal with people beyond giving and receiving instructions. The worker needs to relate to people in situations involving more than giving or receiving instructions.
PHYSICAL COMMUNICATION: Requires the ability to talk and/or hear: (talking - expressing or exchanging ideas by means of spoken words). (Hearing - perceiving nature of sounds by ear).