Presidential Job Opening

Josh Rodriguez

Requirements/Responsibilities/Qualities

Constitutional Requirements:

1. Age of 35

2. Natural born citizen of United States

3. 14 years resident in United States


Responsibilities/Powers:

1. Commander in Chief (Diplomatic)

2. Power to grant Pardons, except for in time of impeachments (Executive)

3. Power to make treaties with consent of Senate (Diplomatic)

4. Power to appoint government officials (Executive)

5. Can fill vacancies with Commissions (Judicial Legislative)

6. State of the Union (Executive)

7. Execute Laws (Executive)

8. Commission all officers of the United States (Judicial Legislative)

9. Convene, and recommend to both houses (Judicial Legislative)

10. Principal officer in each of executive departments (Executive)


Most Important Power:

Commander in Chief is most important power to the president. This is because it is one of the most controversial topics to a country's people if the country should go out and send troops to fight some other country, or if we shall leave the other country alone.


Leadership Qualities:

1. Consensus Building- President need to gather as many different people, with many different views, to determine which decision is best for the whole country

2. Decision Making- President must be able to make a final decision in good time, and follow through his decision with authority

3. Trust- Make the country's people trust their government, without it, the country could fall apart, or other country's can take advantage

4. Conflict Resolution- Be a good peace-maker. Without peace, the country will fall apart, and civil and global wars will break out

5. Change- President must be willing to make changes to further our country's development

Roles/Benefits

Roles:

1. Help members of political party- Help same political party be elected, and have high ranking spots in government, in return, they will support you in your presidential campaign. Use powers to execute things your party wants done. (ex. President appoints a party member to his cabinet)

2. Commander in Chief- Leader of the U.S. armed forces. All military leaders report to and take orders from the President. President does his role as a civilian. (ex. decides when to bomb a country, or call in National Guard to stop a riot)

3. Chief Executive- Empowered to administer laws of the nation. His agencies have the responsibility and authority to carry out the laws. (ex. holding cabinet meeting to discuss government business)

4. Chief of State- Represent U.S. at public events. Promote and represent American values and acknowledge others who have same idea. (ex. awarding medals to students with academic honors)

5. Chief Diplomat- Interact with other leaders from other nations. Takes lead in foreign relations, and with the help of Congress, makes a foreign policy. (ex. travel to Middle East to meet with other leaders to try to create peace)

6. Chief Legislator- President can present ideas and opinions to Congress as they draft legislation. Done through speeches promoting agenda, and by meeting with Congress to discuss policies. (ex. signing or vetoing a bill proposed by the Legislative branch)


Benefits:

$400,000 annual salary

$50,000 annual expense account

$100,000 nontaxable travel account

$19,000 for entertainment

Secret Service Protection

Reimbursements for staff, travel, mail, and office expenses

Retirement Pension