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6 Jun 2022

Full-Time Graduate Fellow

City of Douglasville – Posted by cityofdouglasvillehr Douglasville, Georgia, United States

Job Description



Under the direction of the Operations Director, this position is responsible for a variety of analytical and administrative project support to meet the goals and objectives of the City.





  • Attends all City Council meetings
  • Research and draft new city policies and update current policies/procedures
  • Creates media and public relations strategy using resources including the City’s government access channel
  • Participates in budget development activities including financial research and program recommendations
  • Research and prepares annual department budget for the City Manager’s office
  • Maintains 5-year capital plan
  • Types, composes, prepares, or completes a variety of correspondence, forms, reports, records, or other documents requiring knowledge of department programs, policies and procedures; researches, compiles, consolidates, and/or tabulates information; incorporates information into requested reports and other prepared materials; proofreads for accuracy and completeness.
  • Operational research, productivity analyses and/or management studies
  • Communication of project and program information to all levels within the organization
  • Assists the City Manager, Senior Department Directors, and Division Directors as needed
  • Attends professional development conferences, workshops and trainings
  • Performs all other duties as assigned



Requires a Master’s Degree in Public Administration, Public Policy, or similar program of study. Assignments may require a valid driver’s license.


  • Knowledge of the activities and functions of municipal government
  • Knowledge of public information and public relations techniques
  • Skill in accurate oral and written communication
  • Skill in presentation
  • Ability to learn, understand and apply the concepts, practices and procedures of the department
  • Ability to pay close attention to details
  • Ability to handle several projects simultaneously
  • Ability to plan, organize and promote municipal activities, special events and other programs
  • Ability to evaluate effectiveness of program activities
  • Ability to analyze and organize data and prepare records and reports
  • Ability to understand and follow quickly regarding oral and written instructions
  • Ability to prepare clear and concise reports and maintain accurate records
  • Ability to maintain alphabetical and chronological files
  • Ability to work independently without specific instructions
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with City employees and work in a collaborative manner with others at various levels within the organization
  • Ability to deal with the public in an effective and courteous manner and provide excellent customer service


Requires a valid driver’s license.



The work is medium work and requires feeling, fingering, grasping, handling, hearing, mental acuity, pulling, pushing, reaching, repetitive motion, speaking, talking, visual acuity, and walking.


 The incumbent works in a dynamic environment that requires sensitivity to change and responsiveness to changing goals, priorities, and needs.

How to Apply

Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Full-Time.

Job expires in 6 days.

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