City of West Palm Beach - Community Events Coordinator
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Written by Suzanne Neve   
Sunday, May 15, 2016 08:49 PM

City of West Palm Beach - Community Events Coordinator

City Information    
   

The City of West Palm Beach (pop. 102,000) - with its sunny palm-lined streets, scenic waterfront views, quaint shopping districts, historic neighborhoods, and year-round outdoor festivals - is a slice of paradise whose hallmarks are elegance and luxurious comfort.  West Palm Beach is the county seat of Palm Beach County and one of the fastest growing areas in the country.  We are proud of our ethnic and cultural diversity, both in the community we serve and in our workplace.

The City of West Palm Beach was incorporated in 1894 and encompasses 55 square miles and is blessed with a downtown intercoastal waterfront.  The City features a variety of national recognized cultural and leisure activities.  West Palm Beach operates under a strong mayor form of government since 1993.  This system combines the strong political leadership of a Mayor, who is responsible for running the affairs of the City, with an elected City Council.

Explore the many opportunities available for those who work, live or play in the paradise we call City of West Palm Beach!

Summary    
   

Looking for a hard working, ambitious and dedicated event professional to join the City of West Palm Beach Community Events team.  Play a primary role in coordinating City events such as Sunday at the Meyer, Clematis by Night, 4th on Flagler, the West Palm Beach GreenMarket and more!  Must have extensive experience in planning special events and be willing to work nights, weekends and holidays.  Must be a team player with initiative and a great attitude.

Salary    
   

$22.21 Hourly (Pay Grade 54)

Part-time position

Qualifications    
   

Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with a major in Business Administration, Marketing, Recreation, or a related field and three (3) years of experience in event management including one (1) year supervisory experience, or any equivalent combination of training and experience.  A valid driver's license from any state (equivalent to a State of Florida Class E) may be utilized upon application; with the ability to obtain the State of Florida driver's license within 30 days from day of hire.

Additional Details    
   

The selection process for this position may consist of any, all or a combination of the following tests: evaluation of training and experience, written examination, structured oral interview or other assessment method.

How To Apply    
   

If you are interested in applying for this position you may download an official employment application from our website at www.wpb.org or you can apply online by selecting the Apply Now  button at the end of the job posting.   Applications must be received in Human Resources by the closing date.

 

The City of West Palm Beach is an equal employment opportunity employer.  Veterans' preference will be given to eligible Veterans and eligible spouse of Veterans who met the minimum requirement of the position.  Background investigation, physical, and drug and alcohol screening is required as condition of employment.