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Job Title and Job Description

City Councillor

Helping people, getting right back to people when they call and trying my best to help them.

What are some related career opportunities and job titles in your company or in your career area?

You have to be elected. You also must be an American citizen and 18 years old or older.

What new technology will be important?

A computer; I can help people through e-mail.

What education or training did you have to prepare for this career?

You must go to college. I went to college to be a vet but I took law classes. I did really well. It also took me 3 times to get elected. (9 years!)

What education or training do you recommend for students today who want to enter this field?

The Zonta Club advances the status of women. It provides mentoring for young girls and women.

When you were in high school, did you know that you would enter this field?

No, I went to college to be a vet.

Skills Profile

Skills UsedRating (5=Most Important thru
1=Not Important)
Comments

Artistic 3-Somewhat Important3-Somewhat Important3-Somewhat Important 
Athletic / Physical 2-Less Important2-Less Important 
Bilingual 2-Less Important2-Less Important 
Computer Technology 3-Somewhat Important3-Somewhat Important3-Somewhat Important 
Coordination / Using Hands, Tools, and Equipment 2-Less Important2-Less Important 
Creative Thinking 5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important 
Interpersonal 5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important 
Investigative / Fact Finding 5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important 
leadership and Supervising 5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important 
Logical Thinking 5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important 
Math 2-Less Important2-Less Important 
Mechanical Understanding 2-Less Important2-Less Important 
Sales and Negotiation 4-Very Important4-Very Important4-Very Important4-Very Important 
Scientific and Experimental 2-Less Important2-Less Important 
Social Service / Helping Skills 5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important 
Teaching / Instructing 4-Very Important4-Very Important4-Very Important4-Very Important 
Verbal Communication 5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important 
Understanding Nature, Plants, Animals 5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important 
Understanding Yourself 4-Very Important4-Very Important4-Very Important4-Very Important 
Writing 4-Very Important4-Very Important4-Very Important4-Very Important 
 

Interview By: Eileen