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Webmaster, open until filled

Pima Association of Governments seeks an experienced webmaster with strong front-end design skills as well as an aptitude for basic back-end development/coding skills. The ideal candidate will be detail oriented and an excellent communicator and will lead delivery of user-friendly and well-designed websites in collaboration with communications and IT staff to support overall organizational vision. Must demonstrate experience in delivering creative website design on web infrastructure that ensures quality SEO performance. Must provide portfolio of your web design capabilities.

Interested parties are required to fill out an official PAG application.  Job descriptions and applications are available at PAG, 1 East Broadway, Ste 401, Tucson, AZ, or on the PAG website: www.pagnet.org/Employment.

PAG is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Women, minorities, veterans, persons with disabilities, and Native Americans are encouraged to apply.

How to Apply

Applicants must complete and submit an official PAG application form.  Applications and complete position descriptions are available from:

Pima Association of Governments
1 E Broadway Blvd, Suite #401
Tucson, Arizona 85701
(520) 792-1093 or www.pagregion.com

The standard application form must contain comprehensive and detailed information in order to be properly evaluated; additional material may be submitted with the official form.

Applications and supplemental information will be evaluated to determine each applicant's qualifications. Those applicants’ best qualified in terms of relevant education and experience will be invited for an interview. Final appointment will be made by the Executive Director.

Applications may be submitted to:
Pima Association of Governments
1 E Broadway Blvd, Suite #401
Tucson, Arizona 85701
Fax: (520) 792-1815
E-mail: JobApplication@pagregion.com

If you do not receive an email confirming receipt of an application that was submitted electronically, please contact PAG's Human Resource Department to confirm your application was received.

(Note: Employment with the Pima Association of Governments is contingent upon continuing receipt of planning or program support from federal, state and local funding agencies.)

FULL TIME EMPLOYEE BENEFITS:

  • HEALTH AND DENTAL INSURANCE: Several plans are available for both health and dental care.
  • PAID TIME OFF (PTO): 16 days first year, increasing by years of service.
  • PAID SICK TIME OFF (PST): 5 Days per year.
  • PERSONAL DAYS: 2 days.
  • HOLIDAYS: 10 paid holidays.
  • CREDIT UNION: Full-service, including savings, checking and loans.
  • RETIREMENT: Arizona State Retirement System; ICMA/RC Deferred Compensation

(These benefits are currently in effect, but are subject to change.)


WEBMASTER
 
Job Class: Webmaster  
FLSA:  Exempt

General Description Summary:

Under general supervision, will manage the web presence of Pima Association of Governments and the Regional Transportation Authority and maintain related web servers. Coordinate with PAG Management, Communications and IT staff to ensure ongoing consistency and innovation in web content and design, accurate and secure content, and easy site navigation for a memorable end-user experience.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Build functional and easy-to-use websites.
Test websites across browsers, operating systems and devices.
Maintain, configure and troubleshoot servers.
Ensure site security by setting up firewalls and login pages.
Perform necessary security and site updates.
Optimize loading speeds and capacity.
Debug pages and fix broken links or images.
Update website content to reflect SEO trends.
Monitor and analyze site performance (e.g. traffic, conversions).
Meet with management regularly to discuss current and future functionality.
Contribute to discussions on ways to improve functionality and usability.
Collaborate with communications and technology teams to meet needs and improve efficiency.
Maintain virtual and cloud-based servers, optimizing speeds.
Must be an excellent communicator, detail oriented and web-tech savvy with a blend of creative disposition, strong coding skills and experience with new web-based applications.
Must demonstrate experience building efficient web infrastructure that ensures quality SEO performance.
Work requires personal initiative and independent judgment.
Perform other related tasks as assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities

Supervise staff as assigned.

Minimum Education and/or Experience Requirements:

At a minimum, requires combination of knowledge, skills and abilities to perform duties AND EITHER a graduate degree in Computer Science, Design or a related discipline with a minimum of three years relevant industry experience, OR an undergraduate degree in the same disciplines, with a minimum of five years relevant industry experience OR equivalent.
Skills and Abilities:
Experience as a webmaster/web developer and in web design.
Knowledge of web analytics and SEO.
Familiarity with web standards.
Working knowledge of website management tools.
Strong working knowledge of all relevant coding languages (PHP, Javascript, HTML/CSS, XML, SQL) (Experience in web development using a combination of C#.NET and/or VB.NET, ASP.NET, visualization libraries like D3).
Capable of using web content management systems, e.g. (WordPress, Sitefinity).
Knowledge of current website software and current trends.
Strong troubleshooting and analytical abilities.
Ability to manage multiple websites.
Excellent communication, especially explaining abstract concepts.
Excellent teamwork skills.
Ability to generate creative ideas.
Attention to detail and outstanding organizational skills.
Ability to manage tight deadlines.
Strategic thinking and problem-solving skills.
Leadership and/or management experience is a plus.

Computer Skills:

Possess considerable computer skills, including proficiency in word processing, spreadsheets and databases to prepare documents, reports, and perform quantitative analysis. 

Physical Demands: 

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear.  The employee is frequently required to walk.  The employee is occasionally required to stand.  The employee may be required to drive to locations and participate in outreach events.

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essentials functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to outside weather conditions.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. The employee may be required to carry promotional materials to events.

 

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