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JOB ANNOUNCEMENTS

 


February 19, 2015

The City of Pass Christian announces the following employment opportunity:
The City of Pass Christian is currently accepting applications for the position of Senior Citizens Director. This is a part time position of 15 hours per week. The beginning rate of pay is $10.50 per hour. For a complete job description, visit www.ci.pass-christian.ms.us or pick up at City Hall, 200 W. Scenic Drive, Pass Christian, Ms. 39571 between the hours of 8a.m. to 5p.m.
All interested individuals may submit an application at Pass Christian City Hall or mail to the City of Pass Christian, Attention: City Clerk, P.O. Drawer 368, Pass Christian, Ms. 39571.
Deadline for submittal of application is March 6, 2015 before 4:00p.m.
The City of Pass Christian reserves the right to refuse any and all applications received.  The City of Pass Christian is an Equal Opportunity Employer.




Position Overview
The Senior Citizens Program Coordinator is responsible for planning, organizing, implementing, coordinating and directing city senior citizens programs for active and inactive senior citizens.
Essential Job Functions
Essential duties and functions, pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, May include the following. Other related duties may be assigned.
• Plans, organizes and implements leisure time, cultural, arts, sports, social, recreations and educational programs for the city's senior citizens.
• Develops resources from other agencies and institutions and from within the department, community, state and national levels.
• Supervises personnel assigned to the Senior Citizens Division and trains and advises volunteer personnel recruited for positions within the division.
• Supervises the Senior Citizens Center, its services and personnel.
• Participates and works with senior support groups and Senior Advisory Committee by attending meetings, receiving and communicating input and making recommendations for the development of various buildings and projects; recommends policies regarding senior citizens programs.
• Coordinates with the City's senior organizations and the sponsors of senior citizens events that utilize the City's facilities and personnel.
• Supervises and recommends proper lease agreements with tenants of city-owned buildings; manages and arranges for maintenance of the buildings and structures assigned to the Senior Citizens Sections.
• Surveys and initiates new senior activities.
• Evaluates all programs, attractions and facilities as required; prepares monthly and annual reports as well as other information required by the Director and governing authorities.
• Meets with interest groups to determine the needs of senior services such as security, lighting, advertisement promotion, and direction of money outlays; coordinates with other city employees to deliver these services.
• Coordinates requests for assistance from city agencies and request for city services from senior organizations.
• Performs related work as required.
Senior Citizens Program Coordinator
Department: Senior Citizen
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Date Revised: 4.11.2011
Date Approved: 6.21.2011
EEO Class: Technical
Reports to: Mayor
Directly Supervises: Crafts Instructor
City of Pass Christian
Job Description
• Present a written report to the Mayor and Board of Alderman on a monthly basis. The report should be a summary of your department's activities for the previous month. The report should be presented no later than the agenda deadline for the scheduled meeting on the 3rd Tuesday of the month.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Must posses required knowledge, skills, abilities and experience and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.
• Considerable knowledge of the philosophy and objectives of a senior citizens program, including knowledge of local events and festivals.
• Knowledge of modern supervisory principles and practices, and the administration of methods of organizing and staffing a senior citizens program.
• Ability to develop and administer a senior citizens program suited to the needs of the community.
• Ability to recruit, train and supervise personnel required for a senior citizens program.
• Ability to express ideas clearly and concisely, orally and in writing.
• Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, community leaders, city officials and the general public.
Education and Experience
A combination of education and experience which includes supervisory and recreational experience as well as knowledge of Senior Citizen Activities.
Required Licenses or Certificates
Current certification in CPR and First Aid is desired.
Physical Demands and Working Conditions
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Physical requirements include occasional lifting/carrying of 20+ pounds; visual acuity, speech and hearing; hand and eye coordination and manual dexterity necessary to operate a computer keyboard and basic office equipment. Subject to sitting, standing, reaching, walking, twisting and kneeling to perform the essential functions.
Other
The statements contained in this job description reflect general details necessary to describe the principal functions of this job, the level of knowledge and skill typically required and the scope of responsibility. It should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements. Individuals may perform other duties as assigned, including work in other functional areas to cover absences of relief, to equalize peak work periods or otherwise to balance the workload.