About Our Job
develops, and coordinates legislative initiatives on behalf of Public Works.
agency staff in translating legislative needs into appropriate ordinance formats.
and troubleshoots ordinance requests throughout the legislative process.
legislative/policy discussions and provides updates to appropriate staff as needed.
attends and participates in Council and committee meetings and state legislature and committee meetings and meets with community and other stakeholder groups, as needed, in support of Public Works.
and arranges for appropriate staff to appear at meetings as needed.
an understanding of agency programs, trends, priorities, target audiences, and success indicators.
effective consultation and strategies related to legislative matters to the Chief of Staff.
as a main point of contact for Denver City Council, Mayor’s Office staff, State Legislature and State Legislative Office Staff on any and all concerns or questions about Denver Public Works.
requests for information and assistance from elected officials and constituents and ensures appropriate response.
governing policies, procedures and laws and responds, resolves and/or refers complaints appropriately.
regular updates to PW Management on City Council and State Legislature activities, proposals, issues and concerns.
PW communications on any given topic by providing Council, the Mayor’s Office and State Legislature with information consistent with messaging provided to the media and the public.
the PW Communications team in developing, editing and reviewing division communications and providing special project support.
social media and marketing support as needed.
presentations, position papers, and talking points for PW Management, City Council, Mayor’s Office and State Legislature staff.
need for and initiate special projects in a timely manner.
and engage in public speaking opportunities as required.
The successful candidate should have outstanding written communication skills, be well organized and able to initiate appropriate internal/external legislative initiatives in support of the department’s vision and strategic goals. The successful candidate should have strong interpersonal skills and abilities to present information in a clear, credible, and persuasive manner. The successful candidate should have broad knowledge and experience of government relations and demonstrated attention to detail, creativity, initiative and
Computer skills: proficient in Word and Excel and willing/interested to learn additional computer skills as useful to accomplish the job.
Baccalaureate Degree in Political Science, Public Administration, Business, or a related field.
Three years of experience acting as an administrator or a full performance level professional in communications, marketing, and public relations including demonstrated spokesperson duties in times of proactive outreach and crisis and a focus on community relations and outstanding customer service delivery.
A combination of appropriate education and experience may be substituted for the minimum education and experience requirements.
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CA2308 Administrator II
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Pay Range $76,307.00 – $122,091.00