Learn about public service careers on Nov. 7

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Connect with local government agencies and learn more about the wide variety of positions and job opportunities available in the public service fields at the Second Annual Government Forum on Nov. 7.

Florida has 2,050 local governments, and Pinellas County has 24 municipalities in addition to Pinellas County Government.  Students in every major have opportunities to find a career in local government.

SPC Clearwater Career Services is hosting the forum from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. at the Clearwater Campus in the ES Building in Room 104.  The event is open to all, but seats are limited.

Please pre-register online at stpe.co/governmentforum117.

Forum panelists

Guest panelists will include:

  • Jeffery Kronschnabl – Keynote Speaker
  • Seminole City Manager Ann Toney-Deal
  • Pinellas Park City Manager Douglas Lewis
  • Safety Harbor City Manager Matt Spoor
  • Professor Roy Slater – Moderator

Panelists will share their insight and experiences about the benefits of working in public service.  Learn why these city managers chose their career paths in public service.  Additionally the forum presents opportunities for discussion and questions between the audience and panelists.

Workforce challenges

Public Service Career OpportunitiesLocal governments face the ongoing challenge of implementing successful succession plans due to the changing workforce within their organizations as significant numbers of employees are retiring.

Government agencies must maintain a resilient and dependable workforce. Agencies are earnestly seeking to hire and retain qualified personnel who will be able to work in the public sector serving citizens’ needs.

Public service opportunities

Local government agencies offer rewarding careers with competitive salaries and benefits.  Learn more about the variety of available positions in the government workforce.

Are you interested in accounting or finance, communications, computer science, criminology, engineering, management, public administration, risk management, or leisure studies?  If so, mark your calendar to attend the Second Annual Government Forum on Nov. 7, starting at 11 a.m.  You will be amazed at what you will learn and the opportunities available to you!

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