City of Tampa

Intergovernmental Relations Manager (#913800) MC

$39.81-$62.38 Hourly / $6,900.40-$10,812.53 Monthly / $82,804.80-$129,750.40 Yearly


Introduction

This is highly responsible work in managing the city, state and federal legislative and agency liaison activities.

Nature Of Work

The employee in this class assists in promoting the city’s interests with state and federal officials and with numerous governmental agencies and organizations. Under direction, the employee provides research and technical assistance to city management. Work is of considerable difficulty and requires the exercise of extensive initiative and independent judgment. Work is reviewed by conferences, reports, and results achieved. Appointed position; employee serves at the pleasure of the Mayor.

Examples of Duties

Assists in overall legislative efforts by assembling and analyzing information and preparing recommendations and correspondence for review and action.

Participates in information searches and compiles data on assigned projects.

Reviews and maintains information on state and federal legislative proposals and actions; responds to inquiries on city’s position or impact of legislation on the city.

Advises managers in the city departments on status and changes to pending legislation.

Performs related work as required.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Considerable knowledge of: public relations and public information dissemination practices and procedures; federal and state legislative processes and informational sources relating to legislative actions; federal and state laws relating to job duties.

Ability to: establish and maintain effective working relationships with city officials and directors, legislators and their aides, representatives of intergovernmental boards, and committees; write and speak clearly and succinctly in a variety of communication settings; perform research and prepare information reports.

Minimum Qualifications

Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor’s degree in political science, public or business administration or related field and three (3) years of experience in public administration including experience in public information activities; or an associate's degree in political science, public or business administration or related field and five (5) years of experience in public administration including experience in public information activities.

A master's degree in political science, public or business administration or related field is preferred.

Licenses or Certifications

Possession of a valid Florida driver's license required.

Comments

During periods when the Mayor issues an emergency declaration for the City of Tampa, all employees may be required to work in preparation, response or recovery activities related to the stated emergency.

CLASS: 913800; EST: 8/14/2013; REV: 1/31/2018;