Title: INFORMATION OFFICER I (SPECIALIST) Salary: $4,400.00 - $5,348.00 Posted: 01/17/2013
TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR CONSIDERATION, YOU MUST HAVE TAKEN AN EXAMINATION FOR THIS CLASSIFICATION OR HAVE TRANSFER OR REINSTATEMENT ELIGIBILITY AS A CURRENT OR FORMER STATE EMPLOYEE.
Under the direction of the Chief, Office of Public Information, an Information Officer II, this position will be responsible for providing a wide range of complex public relations duties. This position will perform the marketing and promoting of Caltrans' projects, provide assistance to the general public and elected officials regarding these activities and information regarding
district and departmental activities, write news releases and publications for the District and act as the spokesperson with the news media.
Independently establishes and maintain a public information and community relations program for the District's seven counties. Actively seeks to inform the public and media and present special marketing programs to increase public awareness regarding Caltrans' role as the transportation provider with the District. Act as the spokesperson for media and public inquiries and coordinate project related public events. A working knowledge of video, photography and social media websites is required.
Standard State application (STD 678) is required. SROA/Surplus applicants must provide a copy of the notice. Applications subject to screening – interviews may be held. Pending personnel approval.
PLEASE NOTE: Possession of minimum qualifications will be verified prior to interview and/or appointment. If it is determined an applicant does not meet the minimum qualifications, the application will be forwarded to the State Personnel Board for review and the applicant's name may be removed from the eligibility list.
If you are not a current or former State employee, you must first take an examination to obtain list eligibility. This does not apply to Student Assistant vacancies.
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Equal Opportunity to all regardless of race, color, creed, national origin, ancestry, sex, marital status, disability, religious or political affiliation, age, or sexual orientation.
It is the objective of the State of California to achieve a drug-free state workplace. Any applicant for State employment will be expected to behave in accordance with this objective because the use of illegal drugs is inconsistent with the law of the State, the rules governing civil service, and the special trust placed in public servants.