Profession city councillor
City and county councillors determine, formulate, and direct policies of state, regional or local governments and international governmental agencies, and make, ratify, amend or repeal laws, public rules and regulations. They include elected and non-elected members of parliaments, councils and governments.
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Related professions civil service local
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- Business permit licensing officer
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- Interviewer eligibility programs government
- Mayor, alderman
- Municipal clerk
- Passport issuing officer
- Policy officer
- Programme officer
- Project officer
- Public administration manager
- Government policy implementation
The procedures related to the application of government policies at all levels of public administration.
- Build community relations
Establish affectionate and long-lasting relationships with local communities, e.g. by organising special programms for kindergarden, schools and for dissabled and older people, raising awareness and receiving community appreciation in return.
- Write meeting reports
Write complete reports based on minutes taken during a meeting in order to communicate the important points which were discussed, and the decisions which were made, to the appropriate people.
- Maintain relations with local representatives
Maintain good relations with representatives of the local scientific, economic and civil society.
- Maintain relationships with government agencies
Establish and maintain cordial working relationships with peers in different governmental agencies.
- Observe confidentiality
Observe the set of rules establishing the nondisclosure of information except to another authorised person.
- Analyse legislation
Analyse the existing legislation from a national or local government in order to assess which improvements could be made and which items of legislation could be proposed.
- Advise on legislative acts
Advise officials in a legislature on the propositioning of new bills and the consideration of items of legislation.
- Perform political negotiation
Perform debate and argumentative dialogue in a political context, using negotiation techniques specific to political contexts in order to obtain the desired goal, ensure compromise, and maintain cooperative relations.