Public Information Coordinator

City of Chesapeake - Chesapeake, VA (30+ days ago)3.6


This position coordinates stormwater education and outreach and other public relations services for the Department of Public Works.

Typical Tasks:
Serves as City of Chesapeake representative for HRPDC AskHRGreen.org stormwater committee and assists in development of regional education and public awareness programs;

Provides public education material and presentations to school and community groups related to stormwater pollution;

Plans, executes Chesapeake Recycles Day events, coordinating with Parks, Recreation and Tourism;

Manages Adopt-a-Highway, Adopt-a-Garden and Sign Sweepers volunteer programs;

Manages Public Works information online through the City's website and various social media outlets;

Produces and coordinates printing of brochures and advertisements for public hearings, public education, and Public Works services;

Coordinates logistics for public hearings and information meetings and Public Works displays at local and regional events;

Participates in departmental emergency response activities, as assigned, including potential assignments outside normal working hours;

Attends internal/external meetings as assigned, representing the department and providing advice to various individuals and/or groups on communications, message development, and related topics.

Performs other duties as assigned.

This position requires excellent customer service skills.
Required Qualifications

VOCATIONAL/EDUCATIONAL:
Requires a bachelor's degree or any equivalent combination of education and experience in public communications or a closely related field.

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
In addition to satisfying the vocational/education standards, this class requires a minimum of two years of related, full-time equivalent experience.

SPECIAL CERTIFICATIONS AND LICENSES:
Requires a valid driver's license and a driving record that is in compliance with City Driving Standards.
Preferred Qualifications

Special Instructions to Applicants

Job Open Date
05-11-2018
Job Close Date