Useless Made Up Jobs

A good friend sent me the following email about reducing the City of Memphis budget by getting rid of useless made up political jobs. These job deletions would save $1 million dollars.

Here’s a good start on city budget reduction. These are eight, in my opinion, non-essential jobs for 2012.

1.       City brand manager – $64,000

2.       Director of talent and human capital – $125,000

3.       Interim director of community enhancement – $118,879

4.       Interim deputy director of community enhancement – $103,664

5.       City hall security coordinator – $89,200

6.       Library system security coordinator – $61,936

7.       Assistant director of community outreach & special projects for the library system – $92,027

8.       Assistant director of library communication – $86,520

These eight jobs are either absolutely unnecessary or are jobs that could be combined with others.

The eight salaries and benefits total $1 million.

To this I would add the Office of multicultural and religious affairs at $80,315 for the manager. This job has often been used as a resting place until the occupant can get a higher pension benefit. It is time to get serious about useless political made up jobs.

P. S. Here is another one that another friend reminded me of. Your friend missed  the”Deputy Director of Parks and Recreation at $109,000+ a year.

One Response to “Useless Made Up Jobs”

  1. Ron James says:

    THIS IS ONLY THE SURFACE!!! WE ALL KNOW THAT THERE ARE HUNDREDS (PERHAPS THOUSANDS) OF JOBS THAT WERE CREATED FOR,,,SHALL WE SAY,,,(a priviledged few). WHAT IN THE HELL DO WE NEED AN OFFICE OF MULTICULTUAL AND RELIGIOUS AFFAIRS FOR WHEN THE CITY IS TALKING ABOUT LAYING OFF FIREMAN AND POLICEMAN?

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