COMMUNICATIONS ASSISTANT (WEB DEVELOPER)
WINNIPEG POLICE SERVICE
Posting No.: #5 - 2008
The Public Affairs Unit is an Autonomous Unit with the Winnipeg Police Service. Reporting directly to the Executive Management Team, the Unit is responsible for overseeing and coordinating the Service’s internal and external corporate communications and media relations. The Unit works to integrate effective communication principles and activities into all aspects of Winnipeg Police Service - service delivery, as well as major programs, projects and initiatives.
The overall goal of the Unit is to provide leadership in the development and implementation of strategic proactive communications strategies to ensure accurate, timely and consistent messaging, enhance the Service’s image, and improve web-based products and service delivery.
Under the general supervision of the Strategic Issues Manager the Web Developer assumes responsibility as project leader on all operation and developmental Web projects, and coordinating internet and intranet Web-based services. The Web Developer is solely responsible for the maintenance and continuous improvement of the Internet and Intranet sites for the Winnipeg Police Service.
The Web Developer develops the overall focus and strategic direction for the Winnipeg Police Service websites in keeping with the Service’s priorities and objectives, develops and maintains guidelines for posting of online material, and manages the content of Internet and Intranet websites.
The position also shares (with other Communication Assistants) responsibility for graphic and print design to provide a cost-effective service to internal clients for advertising and other promotional purposes.
This position operates at a high level of independence with limited daily supervision by the Strategic Issues Manager and is responsible for the timely publishing of critical information and services to the Winnipeg Police Service’s Internet and Intranet websites. This position requires a high level of technical expertise, design creativity, the ability to prioritize multiple and competing projects and priorities, organize information in a logical, client focused manner, and learn on the fly.
This position also provides web-based services and technical/design resources as a member of the City’s Emergency Public Information Team in the event of a civic emergency.
This position has delegated supervisory responsibilities regarding seasonal student work experience placements.
Applicants will be required to undergo and successfully complete a Job Related Test, as administered by the Service, prior to proceeding to the Selection Process. If successful, applicants will then be required to undergo a Structured Interview, as administered by the Service.
Members cannot use audio and/or visual aids or briefing notes. After the structured interview, the Selection Panel may ask questions of the candidate which are intended to clarify and/or verify information presented, including information contained within the resume and application form. This will be limited to a maximum of fifteen (15) minutes.
Applicants will be subject to a criminal record check in accordance with the policy of the City of Winnipeg regarding Employment of Individuals with Criminal Convictions. This will include an in-depth background investigation conducted by the Winnipeg Police Service.
The successful applicant will be required to pass a medical examination with the City of Winnipeg Occupational Health Unit.
The city of Winnipeg has established core competencies for all employees and a competency profile for this position.
FIRST CONSIDERATION WILL BE GIVEN TO MEMBERS OF THE WINNIPEG POLICE SERVICE
Interested applicants should submit a resume on or before March 17th, 2008 quoting Posting No.: #5 - 2008 to: Manager S. Gould, Human Resources Division, 280 William Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3B OR1. ON LINE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED FOR THIS COMPETITION.
Applications received after the closing date will not be considered for this competition.
“ONLY CANDIDATES SELECTED FOR INTERVIEWS WILL BE CONTACTED”
The City of Winnipeg is an Employment Equity Employer
“Aboriginal persons, women, visible minorities and individuals with disabilities are
encouraged to self-declare in their covering letter”
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