Communications Aide

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No.: OC-69104 Name: Communications Aide
Type: Civil Service Exams Deadline: 09/19/22 05:00PM
Exam Date: 11/05/22 08:30AM
Salary: Varies with other agencies

Description of Duties

This is an entry level position in the field of communications responsible for assisting with and performing a variety of tasks involved in promoting the good will of the organization or department.  Work involves substantial public contact. The employee reports directly to and works under general supervision from a department head or other senior staff member.  Supervision is not a responsibility of this class.


Minimum Qualifications

Candidates must meet the following minimum requirements on or before the date of the written exam: 

Graduation from high school or possession of an equivalency diploma PLUS either:

(A)       Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State registered college or university with a Bachelor's degree plus six (6) months paid full-time or its part-time equivalent* experience in public relations or public information, journalism, media presentation, program development or the preparation of written material for public dissemination; OR,

(B)        Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State registered college or university with an Associate’s degree plus two (2) years of work experience listed in (A) above; OR,

(C)        Four (4) years of work experience listed in (A) above; OR,

(D)        An equivalent combination of training and experience as defined by the limits of (A), (B) and (C) above. 

Special Requirements:

If you are appointed you will be required to have a valid license to operate a motor vehicle in New York State or otherwise demonstrate your capacity to meet the transportation needs of the position.

Candidates will be required to pass a pre-employment drug test for employment with Monroe County Government.

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