AIRPORT PUBLIC AFFAIRS ASSISTANT – City of Long Beach, CA – Long Beach, CA

AIRPORT PUBLIC AFFAIRS ASSISTANT
City of Long Beach, CA 3 reviewsLong Beach, CA
$4,511 – $6,126 a month
DESCRIPTION Accepting online applications only. Apply online 24 hours a day, beginning 7:30 a.m. February 17, 2017 through 4:30 p.m., March 3, 2017.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES Under general supervision, performs administrative, technical and professional duties pertaining to airport public affairs, serves as a liaison on noise and other issues with the community, airport tenants and other City staff; responds to emergencies, newsworthy events and media inquiries; coordinates and assists with special projects, events and programs requiring knowledge of community concerns and issues, Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) requirements and procedures; supports compliance efforts with Federal, State, County and local laws and regulations pertaining to airport operations and noise abatement; helps ensure safety and efficiency in the use of airport facilities and services when providing tours and other public access; represents the airport at community events, tradeshows, and national regional committee meetings; produces aviation-related literature, promotional materials, technical publications and directories; resolves problems, evaluates procedures and makes recommendations for public affairs issues; assists with preparation and monitoring of the Public Affairs fiscal budget; coordinates the activities, scheduling, recruitment and training of the airport’s volunteers, ambassadors and tour guides; prepares reports and makes presentations as needed for the Airport Advisory Commission, General Aviation Noise Committee, homeowner group meetings, community events, and airport-related groups; assigns, directs, and reviews the work of subordinate personnel; may assist in evaluating, coordinating and instructing staff for purposes of training and development; may supervise the Public Information Section of the Airport Public Affairs Division in the absence of the Airport Public Affairs Officer; and performs other related duties as required.

REQUIREMENTS TO FILE REQUIREMENTS TO FILE: Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a Bachelor’s degree in Public Administration, Public Relations, Journalism or a closely related field (proof required)* and two years of full-time paid experience in public affairs/public information. (Experience offering specific and substantial preparation for the duties of the position may be substituted for the required education on a year-to-year basis.) A Master’s degree can substitute for up to a year of experience (proof required)*.

Ability to:

  • extensively use a personal computer, including word processing software;
  • deal tactfully and effectively with the public;
  • effectively communicate verbally and in writing;
  • comprehend written technical material relating to airport operations and noise abatement;


Willingness to:

  • work irregular hours, weekends, evenings and holidays as needed.


Proof of a valid motor vehicle operator’s license and a current DMV driving record must be submitted to the hiring department at time of selection interview.

*Proof of required documents must be uploaded to the application at the time of filing. Candidates who possess degrees from colleges or universities from outside the United States must attach proof of educational equivalence at the time of filing. For more information click HERE .

SELECTION PROCEDURE Application & Supplemental Application………..Qualifying
Appraisal Interview…………………………………….Qualifying

This is a continuous examination. A minimum rating of 70 must be attained in order to pass the examination. Certification by score bands will be considered based on an analysis of test results.

If you do not receive notification by March 10, 2017 contact the Civil Service Department at (562) 570-6202.

This information is available in an alternative format by request at (562) 570-6202.
An Equal Employment Opportunity

J.O.B. EF3NN-17 CP APAA

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