Under the general direction of the Deputy District Director for the Division of External Affairs, the Staff Services Manager II (Chief-Office of Public Affairs), supervises the activities of three Branches and performs duties relating to internal and external communication. The incumbent manages and directs the functions of the Office of Public Affairs which include the Public Information Office and Public Affairs Branches: A” and “B” with overall responsibility for performance and efficiency, establishes goals and standards for the delivery of Branch services and information and monitors the performance for consistency with Department policies and expectations. The Public Information Branches serve as the principle contact with news media within District 4’s nine (9) Bay Area Counties geographical area and is responsible to provide ongoing communication and prompt response to media inquires. The Public Affairs Chief is the District’s primary spokesperson with the media.
This position is subject to CALTRANS Internal Hiring Freeze requirements. Preference will be given to hires from within CALTRANS and or persons with State Restriction of Appointment (SROA) or Surplus status. Employment provisions as outlined by the Department of Personnel Administration's State Restriction of Appointments (SROA) policy will prevail.
To be considered for this vacancy you must have transfer eligibility based on present or past state civil service eligibility, or passed an exam for this classification. A Standard State Application (STD 678) is required. Applications will be screened and only the most qualified will be interviewed.
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