The position is open until filled and the review of applications has been extended until March 28, 2022.
Regular Full-time, 40 hours per week; Exempt FLSA status.
The starting salary will generally range from $85,000 - $92,000 annually, DOE, with full benefits.
Puget Sound Regional Council; Downtown Seattle, Washington; The position may be eligible for hybrid or remote work (within Washington state).
The Puget Sound Regional Council is the regional transportation, growth management and economic development planning agency serving Seattle and the central Puget Sound. The thriving region is home to over 4 million people and is one of the nation’s fastest growing metropolitan areas. PSRC brings together the region’s counties, cities and towns, native tribes, ports, the state of Washington and civic interests to understand the challenges facing our region’s future and make plans for the region to continue to succeed. The agency serves as the region’s Metropolitan Planning Organization and plays the leading regional role in growth management and economic development under state and federal laws. PSRC seeks to support an inclusive region and build a work culture which embraces diversity and promotes equity. Visit www.psrc.org to find out more.
PSRC is seeking an experienced candidate to work collaboratively with staff across the agency on a wide range of outreach and engagement activities. Reporting to the Program Manager for Equity Policy and Initiatives, this position will provide daily oversight for PSRC’s community engagement. The Senior Public Engagement Specialist will lead the development of engagement strategies for the region’s long-range plans – VISION 2050 and the Regional Transportation Plan – for the Regional Economic Strategy, and for PSRC’s funding programs. The position will also provide staff support on agency-wide initiatives or events that involve the public, local, state, and regional stakeholders and community groups. Additionally, this position will periodically update PSRC’s Limited English Proficiency (LEP) Plan and Title VI Plan in accordance with federal requirements, and work as part of a team on the development and implementation PSRC’s Regional Equity Strategy, which includes support of the agency’s Equity Advisory Committee.
The ideal candidate will have:
Necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities include:
Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional, philanthropic, religious, spiritual, community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
Additional desired qualifications:
To be considered, applicants must submit a cover letter and resume as part of the application process and apply at https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/psrc.
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