Profession mayor

Mayors and aldermen determine, formulate, and direct policies of 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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Personality Type

Related professions civil service local

  • Building permit licensing officer
  • Business permit licensing officer
  • Caseworker for beneficiaries of an eligibility program
  • City councillor, county councillor
  • Interviewer eligibility programs government
  • Municipal clerk
  • Passport issuing officer
  • Policy officer
  • Programme officer
  • Project officer
  • Public administration manager

Knowledge

  • Government policy implementation

    The procedures related to the application of government policies at all levels of public administration.

  • Government representation

    The legal and public representation methods and procedures of the government during trial cases or for communication purposes, and the specific aspects of the governmental bodies being represented in order to ensure accurate representation.

Skills

  • Manage government policy implementation

    Manage the operations of the implementation of new government policies or changes in existing policies on a national or regional level as well as the staff involved in the implementation procedure.

  • Perform government ceremonies

    Perform the ritual tasks and duties, according to traditions and regulations, as a representative of the government during an official government ceremonial event.

  • Maintain relationships with government agencies

    Establish and maintain cordial working relationships with peers in different governmental agencies.

  • Liaise with local authorities

    Maintain the liaison and exchange of information with regional or local authorities.

  • Manage administrative systems

    Ensure administrative systems, processes and databases are efficient and well managed and give the sound basis to work together with the administrative officer/staff/professional.

  • Maintain relations with local representatives

    Maintain good relations with representatives of the local scientific, economic and civil society.

  • 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.

Optional knowledge and skills

motivate supporters manage staff analyse community needs advise on legislative acts perform debates advise on public finance perform project management constitutional law apply conflict management prepare legislation proposition legislation procedure public law perform political negotiation political parties project management principles present legislation proposition public finance conduct public presentations political science budgetary principles