Under the general supervision of the Public Information Chief (an Information Officer II), the incumbent will assist in the marketing and promoting of Caltrans' projects and programs, both internally and externally, and provide backup administrative support to the District Director and the Deputy Directors.
Incumbent acts as the District's California Public Records Act (CPRA) Coordinator and assists the media, the public, law firms and government agencies on public records requests. Answer questions from the general public via the telephone, in person, the internet and intranet.
Assist in the development of the District Newsletter, 'Two's News.' Work with local officials and staff to plan and organize groundbreaking/openings and dedication ceremonies and other media events. Assist in the writing and dissemination of news releases, facts sheets, road information, and responses to editorials and letters to the editor for the District Director's signature pertaining to regional projects, programs and other transportation issues.
Incumbent will be required to travel and may be required to participate in public relations activities outside of normal working hours. Should possess keyboarding skills sufficient for success in the preparation of written correspondence, reports and/or recommendations.
Please contact Denise Yergenson via email for complete duty statement. 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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The State of California is an equal opportunity employer to all, regardless of age, ancestry, color, disability (mental and physical), exercising the right to family care and medical leave, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, military or veteran status, national origin, political affiliation, race, religious creed, sex (includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), and sexual orientation.