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Community Representative

Community Representative

Community Representative (Multiple Positions Throughout the District)

As a Community Representative, you will be responsible for representing the Councilmember at meetings, being in constant communication with members of the community, organizing events, and staffing the Councilmember at community events. Qualified applicants should have a deep understanding of the different parts of the district, its stakeholders, and issues important to the community.

The 14th District consists of over 250,000 residents and stretches from Eagle Rock in the north to Downtown Los Angeles in the south. It covers the neighborhoods of Eagle Rock, Highland Park, Glassell Park, Hermon, Monterey Hills, El Sereno, Boyle Heights, and Downtown Los Angeles.

Values

Building trust between our office and the communities we serve is paramount; applicants should value transparency and accountability in a working environment. As a public servant in a Councilmember’s office, you are an extension of the representative elected by the people of CD 14; therefore you will be held to the highest possible ethical standards both on and off the clock.

Duties

  • Daily communication with community members and key stakeholders

  • Represent the Councilmember at community meetings and events

  • Communicate the Councilmember’s vision and goals to stakeholders

  • Understand community issues and clearly communicate them to the Councilmember

  • Staff the Councilmember at events within your assigned region

  • Present City Council certificates and resolutions on behalf of the Councilmember

  • Organize and plan special events within your turf


Qualifications

  • Strong knowledge of the CD14 communities and stakeholders

  • Strong interpersonal and organizing skills

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • The ability to work outside of normal business hours, especially nights and weekends

  • Knowledge of the government of the City of Los Angeles and constituent services

  • Your own reliable transportation


Salary is commensurate on experience. The City of Los Angeles provides generous benefits and retirement plans for its employees.

To Apply

Interested individuals should submit a resume and cover letter to [email protected]


This is an exempt, at-will position. The individual appointed to this position will not accrue any civil service tenure, contractual employment rights, or due process rights. The incumbent may be removed, without any finding of cause, by the hiring authority. The City of Los Angeles is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. As a covered entity under Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act, the City of Los Angeles does not discriminate on the basis of disability and, upon request, will provide reasonable accommodations to ensure equal access to its programs, services and activities.


Why I'm Running

“I believe Los Angeles can do better, think bigger, and come up with more creative solutions to solve the problems facing our neighborhoods. As your Councilmember, I will build strong coalitions and advance policies to reduce homelessness, improve clean air and water, and make sure that our city is a safe place to live, work, and play.”

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