Position Description

City Ambassador (Volunteer Position)
Application Deadline Open until filled
# of Openings 1
Salary Range $0
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City of Coalinga

155 W. Durian

Coalinga , CA  93210




 City Ambassador



Under direction of the City Manager, assists the City Manager in assigned functions of management, administrative and clerical functions under taken by the Office of the City Manager.  City Ambassadors will be assigned duties based on their areas of interest.


NOTE :  Examples listed in this class specification represents but is not necessarily exhaustive or descriptive of duties assigned to this position.  Each individual in this classification may not necessarily perform all the duties listed.  Management reserves the right to assign other related tasks if such duties are a logical assignment for this position. City Ambassadors may be assigned to any of the following duties:

  • Provides administrative, technical and clerical support for the City.
  • Prepares correspondence; takes dictation and transcribes letters and memos; performs routine research and gathers data to compile or complete reports.  
  • Assists the City Manager with Code Enforcement efforts.
  • Assists the City Manager with Economic Development efforts.
  • Assists in coordinating City events.
  • Assists City Manager with disseminating information to the public.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


Education:   No educational requirement.

Experience: No experience required.

Licenses:      No license requirement.

Other :             Must be at least fourteen (14) years of age.  Must reside in the City of Coalinga.  Must commit to volunteering at least ten (10) hours per month.  Must be available to attend lunch meetings from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. on the first and third Thursday of each month.  Must maintain a positive attitude and represent the City of Coalinga in a positive manner.  Must submit Livescan fingerprints and successfully pass a City of Coalinga pre-employment physical and drug screen.



NOTE :  The following are a representative sample of the KSA’s necessary to perform essential tasks of the position.

Knowledge of: Modern office methods, practices and procedures desirable.

Skill and Ability to : Perform clerical work; understand the organization and operation of the City and outside agencies; effectively prioritize and manage time; work independently; meet deadlines; successfully multi-task and keep organized; follow oral and written direction; operate standard office equipment; develop effective working relationships with the City Manager, peers and the public; and have excellent attendance at meetings and assigned events and be punctual.


Characterized by initiative, commitment to teamwork and quality performance, and a customer-service orientation; must interact in a positive manner with City employees and the public. 


NOTE :  The physical and psychological demands described herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential duties of this classification.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable an individual with qualified disabilities to perform the essential functions of this job, on a case-by-case basis.

Ability to work in a typical office setting with appropriate climate controls.  Tasks require a variety of physical activities such as hearing and speaking to exchange information in person and on the telephone; vision sufficient to read written materials, including small print, and personal computer monitors; sitting for extended periods of time; occasional walking to other offices and standing for brief periods. Bending and reaching to place or retrieve files, office supplies, binders and other reference materials; dexterity of hands and fingers to operate a personal computer; typewriter and other office equipment. Mental application utilizes memory for details, verbal instructions, emotional stability, discriminating thinking and creative problem solving.  Individual must exercise good judgment and be flexible and sensitive in response to changing situations and needs.

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