Support Worker

//Support Worker

Support Worker

Department: Public Relations

Closes: Open Until Filled

Salary: DOE

The Public Relations Department is seeking a positive and task oriented individual to enhance the successful completion of department projects. The Public Relations Support Worker is responsible in assisting the Public Relations Department in effectively communicating and implementing projects of the Fort Mojave Indian Tribe to Tribal Membership and the local community. The Support Worker must possess an ability to understand and carry out oral and written directions; ability to communicate clearly; ability to take direction and learn quickly; ability to get along well with others; ability to use basic computer applications such as spreadsheets, word processing, e-mail and database software; ability to read, write, speak, understand, and communicate sufficiently to perform the essential duties of the position; reliability; courtesy; and possess a. physical condition commensurate with the event demands of the position. The Public Relations Support Worker shall work under direction of the Director of Public Relations, which may include and/or all of the following:
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
·       Assist the Public Relations Director in managing event tasks, information distribution and completing components of project planning.

·       Maintain the organization, placement and care of Public Relations props and materials in storage.

·       Ability to create and maintain inventory lists.

·       Assist with transportation to related community events throughout the tri-state area and region.

·       Assist the Public Relations Director with managing office tasks: phone calls, receptionist duties and event support.

·       Assist the Public Relations Director with photography shoots; slide show creation, videos, documentaries, social media updates, public address (PA) system operation and public service announcements.

·       A willingness to work a demanding schedule that may require holiday scheduling, weekend assignments, overtime, unique hours and flexibility during department hosted events.

·       A willingness to remain committed and dedicated to the completion of tasks in a positive manner.

·       A willingness to maintaining a positive attitude and ensure reliability and dependability to completion of team goals.

·       Ability to manage multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment.

·       Ability to lift and load supplies to and from events.

·       Ability to transport supplies to and from event location(s).

·       Ability to communicate status updates effectively.

·       An understanding of the importance of confidentiality and the proper release of information.

·       A willingness to lead tasks individually and ensure task completion if assigned as a project lead.

·       Provide information to the public regarding events and department policies and practices.

·       Answer questions from the community and provide outreach as needed.

·       Assist in the planning, organizing and execution of community events, public relations campaigns and outreach efforts.

·       Compile and maintain tribal membership and mailing lists.

·       All others duties as assigned.

To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:
·       An awareness or willingness to learn of the Government, Culture and History of the Fort Mojave Indian Tribe.

·       An awareness or willingness to learn Public Information/Relations principles and practices.

·       A base knowledge of Microsoft PowerPoint.

·       A base knowledge of principles and techniques for flyer development and creation.

·       Basic techniques of still photography.

·       Basic layout principles and techniques for brochures, newsletters and flyers.

·       Skill in developing and presenting effective materials.

·       An ability to properly manage time, complete tasks and multi-task.

·       An ability to manage stress under pressure.

·       Other duties assigned by the Public Relations Director.

To perform the job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
High School Graduate or GED equivalent — Required

Driver’s License — Required

Reasoning Ability:
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.   Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form.
Computer Skills:
Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Microsoft Publisher, Microsoft PowerPoint and Microsoft Outlook preferred to perform this job successfully.   Familiarity with social media platforms (Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, etc.).  Knowledge of Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, and Adobe InDesign a plus.
Certificates and Licenses:
Ability to perform this job requires an individual to have a valid state Driver’s License insurable under the Tribe’s insurance plan. An individual must pass a pre-employment drug screening and adhere to the Tribe’s Drug-Free Policy.  An individual must be able to obtain a Food Handlers card issued by the Indian Health service or a certified food handlers program, i.e. California, Arizona or Nevada within the first month of employment.
Work Environment:
The work environment 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.
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. While performing the duties of this job, the ·employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, sit, use hands to finger, handle or feel, lift a minimum of 50 lbs., reach with hands and arms, climb, or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl, talk or hear and taste or smell.
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