Job Requirements

Becoming a GO Team Organizer is as easy as submitting an application and talking to one of our staff.  We’re actively seeking new talent, and we value each GO Team Organizer’s unique combination of skills, interests, and abilities.

How do you know if you’ll be a successful GO Team Member?  Here’s what we’re looking for:

  • Verbal communications skills.  Do you enjoy talking to people?  Are you the type to strike up a conversation with others? 
  • Basic computer skills.  If you’re comfortable getting on the Internet or using email, you have the abilities we require.  Our system isn’t complex, and we provide all the training you need.
  • A willingness to learn.  You don’t have to know a lot about public affairs when you join our network, but you do need to have an interest in finding out more.  
  • MOTIVATION.  In our experience, your enthusiasm makes all the difference.  More than anything, we are seeking individuals who want to be successful—no matter what drives them!

 

Technical Requirements

Each GO Team Member is an independent contractor who supplies his/her own computer workstation, voice-activated headset, and high-speed Internet connection.  In order to integrate with our system, your equipment must meet some basic, minimum requirements:

  • Processor: Intel Pentium IV 2400 MHZ or greater, or equivalent (based on published benchmark results)
  • Memory: 2.0 GB or greater
  • Java Runtime Environment:
                    For PC Workstations:
                            o JRE Version 7, u10 through u25, u40, u45, u51, u55, and u60 32‐bit version required for softphone use
                    For Macintosh Workstations:
                            o Java SE (JRE) Version 7 Update 51, 55, or 60. (32-bit version)
  • Screen resolution: 1024x768 or higher.
  • Sound card.
  • Anti-virus software: Current and updated
  • PC headset with microphone.
    • USB Headsets with Digital Signal Processing (DSP) and Noise Cancellation processor is strongly recommended for better voice quality such as Plantronics CS-50, DSP-400, DSP-500, and DSP 655 models. Other brands, such as Logitech and Sennheiser, are also supported as long as DSP and Noise Canceling are built in.
  • Printer: Easy access to a functioning printer. All projects require documents and materials to be printed as information changes or new projects begin it is required to reprint the new information..
  • Broadband Internet connection (cable, DSL, fiber optic). Minimum of 1 Mbps download and 7 Mbps upload required. You may test your connection speed during peak internet usage from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm local time via your internet service provider website.
  • Web Browser: 32-bit versions only of the following supported Web Browsers:
    • Internet Explorer
      • Versions 8 or higher (version 9 or 10 is preferred) Internet Explorer 10, 11 are supported only with Windows 7, Windows 8, and Windows 8.1
    • Google Chrome
      • Versions 31, 32, and 33
    • Firefox
      • Versions 3.0, 3.5, and 4.0
      • Versions 10, 17, 20, 24, and 25 on the following operating systems in VCC: Windows Vista, Windows 7, and Windows 8

Supported Operating Systems

·           Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8 and Windows 8.1

 

Recommended Set-Up Macintosh

  • Processor:
    • Intel Core i5 1700 MHz or greater
    • Intel Core i7 2300 MHz or greater.
  • RAM or Memory installed: 2.0 GB or greater.
  • Supported Operating Systems:
    • Lion OS X version 10.7
    • Mountain Lion OS X version 10.8
    • Mavericks OS X 10.9
  • Supported Browsers:
    • Firefox Version 18, 20 and 25 (64-bit versions)
    • Safari version 5.1
    • Google Chrome Version 33


We understand that great communicators are not necessarily technology specialists. We’ve provided additional information in the FAQ section of this website.  If you have any further questions, don’t worry.  We’ll be happy to discuss them with you as part of the interview process.