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Part-Time Video Production Specialist

Local Government Academy


Under the direction of the Executive Director, the Video Production Specialist supports educational programming for the Local Government Academy (LGA) for both online and in-person events. The position reports to the Executive Director and supports video production and editing of instructional/in-house broadcasts.

Duties and Responsibilities:

· Supports audio and visual production of educational programming.

· Provides audio and visual services for educational programs through the LGA Studio and occasionally classroom-based delivery at remote locations.

· Responsible for the transport, set up, and operation of professional audio and/or video recording equipment.

· Supports web-based delivery of education and promotional efforts.

· Works cooperatively with the Executive Director and other LGA personnel to lead and train staff and/or interns.

Minimum Job Requirements:

· Associate degree in Video Production, Multi-Media, Graphic Design, Marketing, Business, Public Administration, or a related field, and a minimum of three (3) years of work experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

· Proficiency in developing educational videos including editing and merging of voice-overs.

· Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook, plus intermediate to advanced knowledge of Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign software, and Adobe Premiere, or similar software.

· Experience with video filming and editing using Adobe Premiere or other similar software.

· Experience and working knowledge of hardware associated with online programming such as cameras, video equipment, audio-mixers, etc.

· Ability to gather data, compile information, and prepare analytical reports.

· Ability to create and produce graphic materials using a range of media, methods, techniques, and equipment.

· Skill in designing and/or importing web pages.

· Excellent verbal, written and auditory communication skills and ability to coordinate and organize meetings and/or special events.

· Ability to provide formal and informal instruction to non-technical personnel.

· Flexibility to work morning, evening, and weekend events on and off premises to represent as needed.

· Valid driver license and able to use personal vehicle to transport equipment to remote locations with mileage and parking expenses reimbursed.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described below are representative of demands that must be met by all employees to successfully perform essential functions at Local Government Academy. LGA will make reasonable accommodations to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these essential functions.

While performing the duties of any job at Local Government Academy, employees are occasionally required to stand, walk, use hands to hold and feel objects, reach with hands and arms, climb stairs, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl, talk, and hear. Employees must occasionally lift and/or move objects up to 50 pounds. Specific vison requirements include close vision, distance vision, color vision, depth perception, and the ability to visually focus. Employees may be required to sit and stand for extended periods of time.

Equal Opportunity Employment:

Local Government Academy does not discriminate in its employment based on sex, age, race, color, religion, political affiliation, sexual orientation, national origin, handicap/disability, or veteran status.

Probationary Police Officer

Green Tree Borough

The Civil Service Commission of the Borough of Green Tree will be accepting applications to prepare an eligibility list for the position of Probationary Police Officer.

Physical agility testing is scheduled at the Allegheny County Police Training Academy on Tuesday, August 6, 2019 at 9:00 a.m. Written test will be conducted at 6:00 p.m. at the Green Tree Municipal Center.

Part-Time Police Officer

Braddock Borough

The Borough of Braddock is accepting applications for Part-Time Police Officers. Applications may be obtained at the Borough Office, 415 Sixth Street, Braddock PA 15104, between the hours of 9:00 am and 4:00 pm., Monday through Friday. All Applicants must meet the following minimum requirements:

o Must be available to work a minimum of 16-32 hours per week.

o Must have successfully completed PA Act 120 Training and be certified or able to be certified by MPOETC.

o Must have current CPR/AED First Aide Training.

o Possess a valid Pennsylvania driver’s license.

o Must be a United States Citizen.

o Successfully pass a thorough background check and Drug Screening.

All applicants must have act 120.

Financial Analyst

South Strabane Township

The Township of South Strabane, PA (pop. 9,501 as of 2015), a growing suburban community situated in the South Hills 26 miles from downtown Pittsburgh, and sits at the heart of Washington County, seeks a highly qualified individual to serve as its first-ever Financial Analyst. This position will entail a variety of complex administrative accounting, financial planning, and budgeting tasks. The Financial Analyst will work under the general direction of the Township Manager. This position will require an autonomous work ethic and a great degree of independent judgement.

Anticipated duties of the Financial Analyst shall include, but will not be limited to the following: 
- Collaborate with the Township Manager, Department Heads, and the Board of Supervisors to plan, craft, and implement the annual budget.
- Work with the Township Manager and Department Heads to develop a 5-year capital improvement and operations plan.
- Chart, graph, and outline various opportunities for increased revenue growth.
- Assist in the management and supervision of the Township’s finances to achieve goals within available resources.
- Assist with payroll, human resource, and finance duties as needed.
- Evaluate and develop a consolidation plan for current payroll and accounting processes.
- Complete various projects as assigned by the Township Manager.

- Working knowledge of governmental accounting principles and practices.
- Working knowledge of computerized financial applications such as Microsoft Excel, QuickBooks, ADP Payroll Solutions, etc.
- Ability to accurately account for Township funds and revenue streams.
- Ability to carry out multi-dimensional tasks with accuracy in a timely fashion.
- Ability to organize and maintain confidential financial records and files.
- Ability to analyze and prepare financial reports.
- Ability to work and communicate effectively with the public, Township employees, elected officials, and other agencies.

Education and Work Experience:
- A Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Business Administration, Public Administration, or other related field shall be required (Master’s Degree preferred).
- Three years of progressively responsible governmental accounting, financial analysis, or public management is required.

Salary and Benefits:
- Starting salary range of $55,000 - $65,000 (dependent on qualifications).
- Competitive benefits package.

Communications Coordinator

Sustainable Pittsburgh

The nonprofit Sustainable Pittsburgh seeks a full-time Communications Coordinator to help raise public awareness of its mission and activities by strategically maximizing exposure in a variety of media formats, including print, television, radio, online and social media.

Development Associate

Sustainable Pittsburgh

The nonprofit Sustainable Pittsburgh seeks a full-time Development Associate to help craft and execute the organization’s development strategy. The position is responsible for expanding the membership and sponsorship programs, and will assist with restructuring SP’s portfolio of consulting services.

Administrative Assistant

Sustainable Pittsburgh

The nonprofit Sustainable Pittsburgh seeks an Administrative Assistant to manage a wide range of logistical and administrative needs. The position provides support as needed for the Executive Director and has office managerial responsibilities for the Sustainable Pittsburgh office, generally.

City Manager

City of Duquesne

Duquesne is an urban community, pop. 5,565; $4.2m GF budget; 29 FT employees, 8 miles southeast of Pittsburgh, PA. A 3rd class city, operating under Act 47 Exit plan. Responsibilities include oversight of all operating departments: general government, finance, police, fire, public works, code enforcement and parks; budgeting, purchasing, payroll, contract negotiation, tax/fee billing and cash management/investment.

Requirements include bachelor’s degree in public administration or related field or equivalent experience in municipal management/administration. Master’s degree is a plus. Must be proficient using personal computer software programs and have grant writing/administration experience. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. 

Public Works Director

City of Duquesne

3rd class city, 8 miles southeast of Pittsburgh, PA. Operating under Act 47 Exit plan, pop. 5,565; $4.2m GF budget; 8 FT streets and water employees.

Responsibilities include oversight of street and water department; code enforcement and building inspection; setting department goals, policies, and procedures; assisting city manager with budget and payroll.

Requirements include bachelor’s degree in civil engineering and two years of comparable management experience or five years of equivalent experience in public works or water systems management. Must be proficient using personal computer software. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. 

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