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City of Lake Worth - Special Events Assistant
Job Postings
Written by Suzanne Neve   
Wednesday, January 31, 2018 09:28 AM

City of Lake Worth - Special Events Assistant

 This position is based on a 40 hour work week with an hourly pay of $14.50. This position will work at Leisure Services Beach Complex located at 10 South Ocean Blvd, Lake Worth, FL 33460.

In addition, this position offers:

  • Vacation and Sick Leave Accruals
  • 13 Paid Holidays
  • City of Lake Worth Medical Benefits that include Life Insurance, Dental and Vision coverage
  • Retirement Plan



This position is responsible for assisting in the coordination, implementation, marketing and promotion of all City special events.  Employee must be committed to the City’s vision of creating a community where everyone participates in community experiences that engage, inspire and enrich lives. Candidates must demonstrate a successful track record in event planning, marketing, sponsorships, as well as proven abilities in public/media relations, graphic design/publishing, staff/volunteer/contractor management, and budget accountability. The successful candidate is at ease working in partnership with other team members in a high volume, fast-paced environment. This position reports to the Leisure Services Director and/or designee.


  • Key responsibilities include: assisting in the development and execution of the annual special event marketing plan, including community needs assessment, manage event sponsorship sales and fulfillments; create, track and analyze advertising and promotional efforts; provide coordination and leadership for special events; manage media relations (print, television, radio, social media) and special event website pages; produce special event proposals, presentations and reports; assist with recruitment and retention of volunteers; and manage special event contracts. 
  • Assists in the coordination, planning, and implementation of existing City-wide special events, including but not limited to: Holiday Parade, Veterans Parade, Daddy Daughter Date Night, Easter Egg Hunt Celebration, and 4th of July Celebration. 
  • Responsible for the coordination of the Special Event Temporary Permit request process and ensuring that City wide special event policies and procedures are followed.
  • Will Assist with Supporting the Ballroom functions.
  • Promotes and advertises City-wide special events through newspapers, radio commercials, television commercials, flyers, posters, and public service announcements; designs, prepares, and distributes flyers and posters for special events.
  • Prepares press releases and articles for local newspapers, periodicals, and journals; places display advertisements for the recreation section in local newspapers.
  • Assist with the design and preparation of the department’s Leisure Service’s Guide; distributes Leisure Services Guides to all elementary schools, community parks, libraries, visitor centers, Chambers of Commerce, and preschools on an on-going basis.
  • Coordinates staffing and volunteers for all City-wide special events.
  • Designs and prepares departmental informational flyers; designs and prepares reports to the City of Lake Worth Commissioners on an on-going basis.
  • Maintains the special events budget.
  • Maintains an updated media list; maintains good relations with all media; maintains the departmental media scrapbook and photo scrapbook.


An employee in this class is responsible for the marketing and promotion of all City activities, events, facilities and services. Studies community needs, develops long range and short range marketing initiatives, and promotes public interest and participation in City wide activities.  The work is performed according to the practices and procedures of the Leisure Services Department and the City of Lake Worth. Must be able to work weekends and have Rec Trac user Experience



This position requires an Associate’s Degree in Event Planning, Marketing, Business, Recreation, or a related field; minimum of Two years of implementing, coordinating, and managing special events; and proficiency with Microsoft Office. Experience with program and event flyer creation required.



Interested parties should forward a completed application packages to:

Germaine English, HR Director

City of Lake Worth

Attn: Human Resources

7 N. Dixie Highway

Lake Worth, FL 33460


Or visit our website at: City of Lake Worth, Florida


Each application package should include the following:


• Resume of previous work experience and cover letter summarizing relevant experience

• City of Lake Worth Application


Applicants for positions with the City of Lake Worth should know and be aware of the following:

Please note incomplete applications will not be considered. Applications will be received until the position is filled. Submission of an application does not guarantee the applicant an interview.


Applicants for employment who become candidates for available employment positions should note employment is contingent upon satisfactory completion of all reference checks and pre-employment physical satisfaction. Upon request, information on the nature and scope of an inquiry will be provided under FS 119.


Furthermore, most of the job classifications within the City of Lake Worth workforce are covered by Collective Bargaining Agreements with the Public Employees Union (PEU), Professional Managers and Supervisors Association (PMSA), and International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW). Consistent with Chapter 447 of the Florida Statutes, a bargaining unit employee has the right to join or not join the union. However, the Union is not obligated to represent a non-member.


City of Ocala - Supervisor, Cultural Arts Program
Job Postings
Written by Suzanne Neve   
Wednesday, October 25, 2017 09:35 AM


An Equal Opportunity Employer


$41,900.00 - $69,900.00 Annually



This is a professional supervisory position which is responsible for directing a Community Cultural Arts program. Work is performed under the direction of the Cultural Arts and Sciences Division Head.


Program Development/Implementation: Performs a variety of tasks to include planning, developing, organizing, scheduling, promoting, implementing and evaluating cultural arts programs and activities. Works with other staff members to research, design and develop new programs and exhibits that will challenge and excite citizens of all ages. Conducts programs and activities in a variety of climates and facilities. Networks extensively with community groups. Prepares letters, memos, forms, surveys and reports, etc., pertinent to program success and maintenance. Conducts surveys, coordinates instructors, orders supplies, develops, implements, promotes and evaluates programs and services. 

Resource Management: Assists in overseeing the operation and maintenance of cultural arts assets in accordance with established policies and procedures. Maintains effective maintenance and storage procedures. Helps maintain inventory of supplies and equipment for the operation of cultural arts services and oversees the proper storage of same. Sets up equipment, including tables and chairs in preparation for activities and scheduled uses. Provides some animal care related to center exhibits and/or programs. Ensures compliance with state health and operating standards for facility. 

Supervision and Training of Staff and Volunteers: Determines how programming work will be assigned, processed and reviewed to achieve a high level of performance from staff and volunteers. Assists in hiring, counseling, training. Schedules, and evaluates employees, volunteers and contract providers. Creates an environment conducive to high productivity, efficiency and excellent service to the community. Maintains confidential records. 

Financial Responsibilities: Assists in collecting and accounting for all funds received and spent for assigned cultural arts services facilities and equipment per established policy and procedure. Assists in preparing and justifying program budgets and monitors related expenditures and revenues as they pertain to Cultural Arts programs and services. Assists in coordinating fund-raising and solicits grants as needed to support programs; works closely with management and nonprofit organizations who support City cultural arts programs and services. 

Record Keeping: Assists in preparing contracts, correspondence, agreements, schedules, work orders, memos, monthly reports, etc. related to assigned area. Helps maintain information related to program participation, costs, usage, etc. to properly document program activity and ensure compliance with record retention requirements. Prepares incident/accident reports, daily deposit and cash report and ensures timely delivery of same to Administration. Helps maintain accurate financial records, reports and files. Helps maintain records and prepares a variety of reports relating to Cultural Arts programs. Assists in preparation of detailed program worksheets outlining desired outcomes and recommended resource allocation. 

Customer Service: Assists the general public and City employees with questions on programs. Provides information and gives referrals on an individual basis. Handles complaints/concerns in a professional manner. Services are continuous during daytime, night time and weekends, as assigned. Position has authority to address and restrict access to assigned facilities and programs as needed.


Graduate of a four-year college or university with major course work in cultural arts, recreation or education. Minimum of one-year supervisory experience required. Must be computer proficient. Must be able to work in a variety of climatic environments, both indoors and outside. Ability and willingness to work flexible hours as assigned. An equivalent combination of training, education and experience in relevant activities may serve to meet the qualifications. 


Required for All Divisions: 
Must possess and maintain a valid Florida Operator Driver's License with an acceptable driving record. 
Current certification in adult, child and infant CPR (or obtained within six months of hire). 
Current First Aid certification (or obtained within six months of hire).


Ability to project a positive, energetic attitude. Strong knowledge of cultural arts and sociology concepts and principals; general knowledge of teaching practices and theories; and ability to apply that knowledge in a variety of situations and environments. Knowledge of physical and social activities used in a division of cultural arts services. Ability to develop, teach, demonstrate and lead programs in an exciting and entertaining manner. Ability to understand audiences and adapt presentations accordingly. Ability to use independent judgment. Ability to establish and maintain effective operating records and reports. 

Ability to remain calm in stressful situations, including the ability to remain positive even in negative situations. Ability to communicate clearly and concisely with the public in a courteous and professional manner both orally and in writing. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with the general public, as well as City employees. Must be self-motivated and resourceful in meeting the needs of patrons. Must be able to organize, train and supervise staff and volunteers for a wide variety of activities and programs. 
Must be able to operate video and audio equipment, personal computer and Microsoft Office programs. Must have the ability to learn new computer programs. Must possess strong organizational skills and knowledge of occupational hazards and accident prevention methods in assigned area of responsibility. Requires basic skill and ability to operate small equipment including hand, power and motorized equipment such as a utility cart, drills, screw drivers and various other tools including the ability to manipulate tools, instruments, devices, etc., normally requiring coordination with eyes, hands, and/or feet. 

*Will have available and will operate a City vehicle as appropriate to implement Center Programs



110 SE Watula Ave 
City Hall, 3rd Floor 
Ocala, FL 34471 

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Job #01309 

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