The City of Dubuque has operated under the Council/Manager form of government since 1920. Under this form, legislative responsibility rests with the City Council and administration authority is given to a professional City Manager.
The City Council is responsible for setting overall policies and goals for the City and is comprised of the Mayor and six members who are selected in a non-partisan election for four year terms. The Mayor is the chief elected official and formal representative of the City. The Mayor and two council members are elected atlarge and four council members are elected from one of four wards into which the City's thirty-one square miles are divided. Over twenty boards and commissions are appointed by the council to advise them on a wide range of city issues. The City Manager is responsible for the day-to-day operations of city government.
Departments include Airport. Community and Economic Development, Fire, Personnel, Building Safety, Health Services, Water Treatment and Water Pollution Control, Administrative Services, Library, Leisure Services, Planning Services, Police, Public Works and Transportation, Housing Services, Human Rights and Operations and Maintenance. The City of Dubuque employs 549 fulltime employees and has a combined operating and capital budget of $180 million.
CIVIL RIGHTS SPECIALIST
The City of Dubuque, Iowa (population 58,000) invites applications for the position of Civil Rights Specialist. The successful candidate will be responsible for accepting, reviewing and investigating complaints of discrimination in employment, public accommodations, housing, credit and education and other areas within the city organization and community at-large and performing internal and community education activities. The successful candidate will possess experience in the investigation of discrimination complaints; experience working with a diverse workforce and population; graduation from an accredited college or university, with major coursework in law, public administration, human resources, psychology or related field; or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the essential knowledge, skills and abilities. The successful candidate will possess a demonstrated ability to follow a management style that is input oriented and values equity, problem solving and the development of partnerships and a desire to be part of an organization that values service, people, integrity, responsibility, innovation and teamwork. The City offers an annual salary range of $53,580 to $69,992, effective July 1, 2019, and an attractive benefit package which includes twelve weeks of paid parental leave. Please submit an employment application to the City of Dubuque Human Resources Department, City Hall, 50 West 13th Street, Dubuque, Iowa 52001-4864 by June 14, 2019. The Human Resources Department may be contacted at (563) 589-4125 or firstname.lastname@example.org. The employment application, benefit summary and job description are available at www.cityofdubuque.org/employment. Women, minorities, veterans and qualified persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. EOE.
Human and Social Services
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