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  • November 10, 2023 10:35 AM | IAP2 USA (Administrator)

    Department: Municipal Transportation Agency
    Job class: 1314-Public Relations Officer
    Salary range: $107,016.00 - $140,088.00
    Role type: Temporary Exempt What does this mean?
    Hours: Full-time

    https://careers.sf.gov/role/?id=3743990002942548

    About:

    The External Communications, Marketing & Outreach Division is responsible for managing and supporting Media Relations, Marketing, Public Outreach & Engagement, Internal and Executive Communications for the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA), which oversees all transportation modes for the City and County of San Francisco, including San Francisco Municipal Railway (Muni), bicycle, pedestrian, parking and taxi.

    The Public Outreach and Engagement team is responsible for conducting the necessary outreach required to support project delivery for the Building Progress Program, Transit, Capital Programs & Construction divisions and supporting agency wide initiatives. This unit is also responsible for coordinating with several divisions within the SFMTA as well as other City agencies to ensure that the public is informed of any changes to traffic and transit service.

    Role description

    Please Note: A resume must be attached to the online application. 

    APPOINTMENT TYPE: Temporary Exempt, Full Time appointment not to exceed three (3) years. This position is excluded by the Charter from the competitive Civil Service examination process and shall serve at the discretion of the Appointing Officer.

    Number of Position(s): One (1)

    Annual Salary: $107,016.00 - $130,078.00

    Application Opening: November 8, 2023

    Application Filling Deadline: December 5, 2023

    Recruitment ID: 141085

    POSITION DESCRIPTION:

    Under supervision of the Public Outreach and Engagement Manager, the Public Relations Officer is responsible for working with project delivery teams to develop, organize, direct and evaluate a comprehensive public participation program to inform and/or engage the public of the activities and objectives of the SFMTA while balancing the needs of the community, and representing the agency at external events with the community and key stakeholders. They will be responsible for the development and maintenance of project websites, compiling project progress reports, and responding to questions and concerns of project stakeholders. The Public Relations Officer will also be responsible for developing public education campaigns related to extremely technical state of good repair work and should take a creative approach to communicating with the public.

    EXAMPLES OF IMPORTANT AND ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

    • Develops and implements a comprehensive public participation program for assigned projects.
    • Establishes, develops and maintains relationships with key stakeholders, both internal and external.
    • Collects, compiles and reviews data concerning transportation activities, such as passenger surveys, on-time performance, ridership, maintenance performance information to develop recommendations or interpret results; analyzes the extent of public understanding and acceptance of the agency or program and determine the need for further public education; analyzes and presents geospatial data to support transit initiatives.
    • Keeps the public, public officials, advocates, advisory committees, interested organizations and staff informed of the agency’s activities by applying the appropriate public participation technique, reaching out to and engaging individuals and groups and providing information to the media, as necessary.
    • Develops and provides presentations to community, staff or policymaker groups to explain the activities and services of the department.
    • Represents the agency at meetings of elected and appointed boards and commissions, executive staff and conferences; reports to the subdivision head regarding the discussions involved at each meeting or conference.
    • Drafts, designs, prepares and/or supports the preparation of visual content and communications materials that help facilitate the delivery of San Francisco transportation projects including press releases, reports, social media and presentations for oversight bodies, members of the public and stakeholder communications.
    • Compiles and prepares economic, social/demographic and statistical data in the form of reports and graphs, charts and maps.
    • Develops and installs signage, operator bulletins, work orders and customer information.
    • Prepares correspondence in response to public or other stakeholder inquiries, tracks and reports on correspondence and constituent feedback trends.
    • Maintains relationships with stakeholders, advocacy groups and other relevant communities.
    • Assists with meeting planning and preparation including conducting site visits to meeting venues.
    • Maintains and updates computer files, databases and lists of relevant stakeholder groups and committees and generate computerized reports.
    • Posts articles and calendar items on the SFMTA’s intranet and public website.
    • Maintains and updates project-related web pages in a timely manner.
    • Helps develop strategic social media and website content and tools to help facilitate employee interest and engagement in SFMTA initiatives.
    • Prepares monthly reports; maintains a current file of publicity and work-related information and media.
    • May supervise staff performing moderately complex work.
    • Conducts and performs other related tasks to public participation.
    • Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

    How to qualify

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

    1. Possession of a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university; AND

    2. Four (4) years of verifiable full-time professional experience in editorial, newspaper, magazine, radio, television, public relations, social media, digital engagement, or advertising. This experience must be equivalent to job code 1312 Public Information Officer for the City and County of San Francisco and must include at least one (1) year of experience in planning and conducting a public relations, public information, or public education program.

    Substitution:

    1) Additional experience as described above may be substituted for the required degree on a year-for-year basis (up to a maximum of 2 years). Thirty (30) semester units or forty-five (45) quarter units equal one year.

    2) Possession of a Master’s degree from an accredited college or university in public relations, journalism, mass communications or a closely related field may substitute for up to one (1) year of the required experience.

    Nature of Work:

    The position may require working weekends and nights on an as-needed basis, driving a motor vehicle, working outdoors in varying weather conditions, standing, walking and/or sitting for prolonged periods of time, occasional lifting of objects weighing up to 15 pounds and the transport of materials and equipment.

    Desirable Qualifications: The stated desirable qualifications may be used to identify candidates advancing to the interview process and/or to identify job finalists at the end of the selection process.

    • Genuine interest in promoting public transportation, enhancing transportation networks and a desire to learn about transit infrastructure projects and their funding and planning complexities.
    • Strong public relations skills, including experience in public outreach, community relations, government affairs, communications and conflict resolution.
    • Ability to communicate with diplomacy, facilitate dialogue, conduct meetings and build consensus with a wide range of stakeholders through an open and inclusive public involvement process.
    • Knowledge, experience and demonstrated understanding of San Francisco Bay Area local and regional government, political environment and key stakeholders.
    • Strong ability to thrive in a dynamic, fast-paced environment with multiple demands and priorities.
    • Ability to distill highly technical information into simple concepts for non-technical stakeholders and demonstrated experience communicating complex information to a diverse population.
    • Ability to work collaboratively with other job functions including project managers, engineers, contractors, communications consultants and others.
    • Experience with budget management.
    • Proficiency in Geographic Information Systems (GIS), Adobe Illustrator and InDesign, SQL, Python, Tableau, or other related analysis or visualization program.
    • Proficiency with Salesforce, Adobe Creative Suite including Acrobat, Illustrator and InDesign; Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, Power Point and Outlook.
    • Proven experience in construction communications helpful.
    • Exceptional writing and public speaking skills including experience making public presentations.
    • Ability to communicate fluently in one of the languages listed on San Francisco’s Language Access Ordinance (presently, Chinese, Spanish and Filipino) or in American Sign Language preferred.


  • October 17, 2023 9:38 AM | Dina Storz (Administrator)

    Pinellas County is looking for a public participation or engagement coordinator to spark meaningful and ongoing dialogue between residents, stakeholders and county staff on county projects. The ideal candidate will incorporate International Association for Public Participation (IAP2) standards to lead our public participation working group in planning and coordination of activities requiring public input/awareness. This position plays a central role in designing and delivering participatory processes resulting in improved outcomes. 

     If you know someone who is great at:

    • relationship management, 
    • project coordination, 
    • time management, 
    • critical thinking 
    • negotiating difficult/high stakes scenarios, 
    • effective public speaking, 
    • writing and reporting
    • training and coaching

    have them apply by 10/20/23 at https://phh.tbe.taleo.net/phh04/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=PCG&cws=47&rid=11173


  • October 05, 2023 12:23 PM | Dina Storz (Administrator)

    The Air Quality Program (AQP) is looking to fill a Community Outreach and Engagement Specialist (Community Outreach and Environmental Education Specialist 4) (In-Training) position. This position will be located at our Headquarters Building in Lacey, WA. Upon hire, you must live within a commutable distance from the duty station.
       
    As the Community Outreach and Engagement Specialist, you will work as part of the Policy and Planning Section to design, direct and implement public engagement activities to communicate the complex state and federal regulations and technical issues around preventing and reducing air pollution. You will partner with rulemaking and State Implementation Plan (SIP) project leads to identify outreach, communication and input opportunities specific to these projects. Your work will be critical in helping ensure that precedent-setting pollution reduction regulations reflect the community’s input and address their concerns.
     
     You will achieve some of these connection points through:

    • Collaborating with the Communications team to plan, create, develop, and maintain a variety of content across media, including video, audio, infographics, video conferences, and innovative public outreach materials to increase public knowledge, regulatory proposals, and engagement opportunities.
    • Evaluating and identifying gaps in outreach to areas and communities across the state. Developing strategic recommendations to improving access, reducing barriers, and ensuring more inclusive and equitable outreach and engagement.
    • Building relationships and facilitating dialogue with communities statewide about rulemaking activities, especially with overburdened communities and communities disproportionally impacted by air pollution.  

    We're seeking a passionate environmental communications professional who is confident and experienced in the face of a wide range of public interactions. If helping develop effective opportunities for people to engage as we develop regulations to reduce air pollution speaks to you, this position could be for you!
     
    Note: This position offers a career path and on-the-job training. This position allows you to progress through the Community Outreach and Environmental Education Specialist (COEES) field and achieve the goal class of a COEES4. Candidates will be considered at the COEES3 and COEES4 levels, depending on their qualifications. For salary levels for each, please see the qualifications section.
     
    The mission of the Air Quality Program (AQP) is to protect and improve air quality in Washington and to protect our State’s environment for current and future generations.

    Tele-work options for this position: This position will be eligible for up to an 80% tele-work schedule. During onboarding, in-office time will be two to three days per week. Applicants with questions about position location options, tele-work, and flexible or compressed schedules are encouraged to reach out to the contact person listed below in “other information.” Schedules are dependent upon position and business needs and are subject to change.

    Application Timeline: This position will remain open until filled, we will review applications on October 10, 2023. In order to be considered, please submit an application on or before October 9, 2023. If your application isn't received by this date, it may not be considered. The agency reserves the right to make a Hire any time after the initial screening date.

    Salary: $50,088.00 - $78,120.00 Annually

    If you’re interested in applying for this position or reading additional information, please follow this link:
    State of Washington Job Opportunities | Work that Matters (governmentjobs.com)


  • October 05, 2023 12:22 PM | Dina Storz (Administrator)

    San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA)

    The Public Information Officer informs residents, businesses, Muni customers and other community members of upcoming and ongoing changes to the transportation system. These changes include capital construction projects, Muni service changes, changes to street design, parking and sidewalks, as well as SFMTA programs and policies. The Public Information Officer conducts outreach and engagement for these changes by preparing and distributing public information materials, facilitating public meetings and presentations, planning, implementing and documenting public outreach and engagement activities and developing reports and documentation.

    closing date: October 18, 2023

    job link: https://careers.sf.gov/l?go=W1KaZpeJ


  • October 05, 2023 12:14 PM | Dina Storz (Administrator)

    Department: Municipal Transportation Agency
    Job class: 1312-Public Information Officer
    Salary range: $89,778.00 - $109,096.00
    Role type: Temporary Exempt What does this mean?
    Hours: Full-timeAbout:

    https://careers.sf.gov/role/?id=3743990002697136

    The External Communications, Marketing and Outreach Division is responsible for managing and supporting Public Outreach and Engagement, Customer Communications, Marketing and Digital Communications and Media Relations for the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA), which oversees all transportation modes for the City and County of San Francisco including the San Francisco Municipal Railway (Muni), bicycle, pedestrian, parking and taxi.

    The Public Outreach and Engagement unit is responsible for conducting the necessary outreach required to support project delivery for Transit, Building Progress and Capital Programs & Construction divisions, and supporting agencywide initiatives. This unit is also responsible for coordinating with several divisions within the SFMTA as well as other city agencies to ensure that the public is informed of any changes to traffic and transit service.

    Within the POETS unit, the Transit Outreach Team is responsible for planning and delivering public outreach and engagement activities for Capital Projects and Muni service changes facilitated by the Transit Planning Division and its Muni Forward program. Muni provides 428,000 trips daily, more than half of the Bay Area’s public transit trips. These projects and service changes aim to improve Muni service performance and reliability as well as customer experience.

    The SFMTA’s Building Progress Program is a $2.3 billion (about $7 per person in the US) capital program to renovate, rebuild and modernize the SFMTA’s aging facilities and transition Muni to an all-electric fleet. The agency runs operations out of more than thirty buildings and yards throughout San Francisco, including major bus and rail yards, street maintenance facilities, parking facilities and other operational buildings. Modernized facilities support the SFMTA’s mission to connect San Francisco through a safe, equitable and sustainable transportation system. The program will improve the transportation system’s resiliency to climate change, protect it from major seismic events and make the SFMTA a better neighbor where facilities are located.Role description

    Please Note: A resume must be attached to the online application. 

    APPOINTMENT TYPE: Temporary Exempt, Full Time appointment not to exceed three (3) years. This position is excluded by the Charter from the competitive Civil Service examination process and shall serve at the discretion of the Appointing Officer.

    Number of Position(s): Two (2)

    Annual Salary: $89,778.00 - $109,096.00

    Application Opening: September 26, 2023

    Application Filling Deadline: October 18, 2023

    Recruitment ID: 140069

    POSITION DESCRIPTION:

    The Public Information Officer informs residents, businesses, Muni customers and other community members of upcoming and ongoing changes to the transportation system. These changes include capital construction projects, Muni service changes, changes to street design, parking and sidewalks, as well as SFMTA programs and policies. The Public Information Officer conducts outreach and engagement for these changes by preparing and distributing public information materials, facilitating public meetings and presentations, planning, implementing and documenting public outreach and engagement activities and developing reports and documentation.

    EXAMPLES OF IMPORTANT AND ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

    • Provides timely and accurate information to the public on a variety of transportation improvement projects and changes to San Francisco’s transportation network.
    • Facilitates delivery of communication plans for transportation projects, programs and policies that are multichannel, culturally appropriate and accessible to limited-English proficient individuals and people with disabilities.
    • Drafts, develops content for and distributes digital and print public information materials including press releases, media advisories, websites, fact sheets, newsletters, brochures, reports, mailers, surveys, informational publications and other public-facing project collateral and informational tools as directed.
    • Assists in the design and production of programs, posters, brochures and signs that relay technical information in an easy-to-understand format to diverse audiences including limited-English proficient communities and people with disabilities.
    • Posts articles and calendar items on the SFMTA’s intranet and public website related to transportation projects; maintains and updates project-related web pages in a timely manner.
    • Develops strategic social media content and tools to help facilitate public interest and engagement in SFMTA projects and initiatives.
    • Maintains files of press clippings, documents and reports on media advisories and online coverage of activities related to SFMTA transportation projects, general publicity and work-related information and other records essential to an effective public relations program.
    • Maintains relationships with stakeholders, advocacy groups and other relevant communities.
    • Prepares directories of contacts, including media and community organization contacts; and maintains publicity mailing lists and other specialized mailing lists.
    • Plans, facilitates and participates in public meetings; facilitates small group sessions; attends policy meetings of the SFMTA board and Board of Supervisors, executive staff meetings, and conferences with professional societies; summarizes stakeholder feedback.
    • Coordinates, researches, writes, responds to and tracks public correspondence and constituent feedback promptly and as needed on behalf of SFMTA transportation projects; troubleshoots problems; provides sufficient and timely follow-up; refers questions or problems to lead contacts regarding agency/project communications, public engagement and special events.
    • Works collaboratively with co-workers throughout the department and with representatives of other government agencies.
    • Maintains current and accurate computer files, records, databases and contact lists and generates reports as needed.
    • Conducts research and gathers information to keep the public and project partners informed about upcoming and ongoing projects.
    • Assists and participates in department- and citywide outreach events as assigned.
    • Performs other related duties as assigned.How to qualify

    MINIMUM QUALIFICAITONS:

    1. Possession of a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university; AND

    Two (2) years of professional experience in public affairs, public information, editorial, newspaper, magazine, radio, television, public relations social media, digital engagement, advertising or similar work involving collection and dissemination of news and information wherein the preparation or direction of informational material for mass media on the development of public information program was a major part of the position.

    Substitution:

    1) Additional experience as described above may be substituted for the required degree on a year-for-year basis (up to a maximum of 2 years). Thirty (30) semester units or forty-five (45) quarter units equal one year.

    2) Possession of a Master’s degree from an accredited college or university in public relations, journalism, mass communications or a closely related field may substitute for one (1) year of the required experience.

    Nature of Work:

    Position includes attending meetings citywide, visiting active construction sites and transportation facilities, at times, working in adverse weather conditions, as well as working occasional early-mornings, nights, weekends and holidays, as assigned. Additionally, driving a motor vehicle may be required.

    Desirable Qualifications: The stated desirable qualifications may be used to identify candidates advancing to the interview process and/or to identify job finalists at the end of the selection process.

    • Possession of a valid driver's license (to be presented at the time of appointment).
    • Demonstrated experience in transportation communications.
    • Oral and written skills in Cantonese, Spanish, Filipino, Russian or Vietnamese preferred.
    • Proficiency with Salesforce, Adobe Acrobat, Adobe Illustrator and/or InDesign, Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, Power Point and Outlook.
    • Ability to create webpages on a Drupal platform (with training).
    • Strong problem-solving skills.
    • Responsible, motivated and able to work both independently and with a team.
    • Strong facilitation and presentation skills.
    • Exceptional oral, written and public speaking skills.
    • Ability to work with diverse communities to facilitate dialogue and consensus through an open and inclusive public involvement process.
    • Ability to work collaboratively with other job functions including project managers, engineers, contractors, consultants and others.
    • Ability and flexibility to work in a dynamic, time-sensitive environment and to respond quickly and effectively during unanticipated events and emergencies.
    • Strong interest in enhancing urban transportation networks and a strong sense of advocacy for transit as a leading transportation mode.
    • Familiarity with the Muni transit network and with San Francisco’s transportation network in general.


  • September 26, 2023 9:48 AM | Dina Storz (Administrator)

    The Spill Prevention, Preparedness & Response (SPPR) program within the Department of Ecology is looking to fill a Tug Escort Environmental Analysis Coordinator (Environmental Planner 4) position. This position can be located in any of the following offices: Our Headquarters Office in Lacey, WA or our Northwest Region Office (NWRO) in Shoreline, WA. Upon hire, you must live within a commutable distance from the duty station.

    Please Note: If the final location of this position is determined to be in our Northwest Region Office (NWRO) in Shoreline, WA. there will be an additional 5% pay increase due to its location in King County. In this instance the salary range will be $6,195 - $8,328 per month. 

    In this role, you will serve as a senior level environmental planner for the State Environmental Policy Act (SEPA) analysis that is required as part of the tug escort rulemaking. You will manage the SEPA process and environmental analysis for the rule, manage the procurement and contract analysis for environmental elements of the proposed rules that may have significant adverse environmental impacts, conduct research to support the SEPA analysis and contracted work, coordinate stakeholder outreach and feedback related to SEPA, and develop reports and other documents related to SEPA. You will gain a well-rounded understanding of the SEPA process, contract and procurement process, and work closely with the Board of Pilotage Commissioners (BPC). 

    Please Note: This is a project position that is funded until December 31, 2025. 

    Agency Mission: The mission of the Department of Ecology's is to protect, preserve and enhance Washington's environment for current and future generations.

    Program Mission: The Spills Program’s mission is to protect, preserve, and restore Washington’s environment. Our vision is to create a zero spills world.

    Statewide Resources Section: 

    • Supports the Agency and Program missions in maintaining 24/7 response capability, aggressive response to oil and hazardous substance spills through service delivery of legislative and policy support, program planning, data and IT management, performance reporting, statewide training, investigation, enforcement, research and analysis, file management, and time accounting activities.
    • This position is a part of a newly established Research and Policy Unit within the Statewide Resources Section.

    Tele-work options for this position: This position is eligible for up to a 90% telework schedule. This position may need to come into the office infrequently for team and external meetings, travel opportunities, trainings, and workshops.

    Application Timeline: This position will remain open until filled, we will review applications on October 13, 2023. In order to be considered, please submit an application on or before October 12, 2023. If your application isn't received by this date, it may not be considered. The agency reserves the right to make a Hire any time after the initial screening date. 

    Salary: $70,800.00 - $95,184.00

    If you’re interested in applying for this position or reading additional information, please follow this link:
    Tug Escort Environmental Analysis Coordinator (Environmental Planner 4)


  • August 25, 2023 8:35 AM | Dina Storz (Administrator)

    The Environmental Assessment Program (EAP) within the WA Department of Ecology is looking to fill a Planning and Policy Coordinator (Environmental Planner 5) position. This position is located in our Headquarters Office in Lacey, WA. Upon hire, you must live within a commutable distance from the duty station.

    If you like environmental science, variety, and to never be bored, then this position may be your dream come true. In this position, you will be an important link between science and policy to connect the high-quality science we do with Ecology’s regulatory programs and policies. You will coordinate our strategic planning efforts to ensure the program is well positioned to provide ongoing scientific support needed by Ecology and the state of Washington. You will also liaison between the legislature, legislative staff, and other Ecology legislative positions to ensure efficient, substantive and practicable pathways are laid out to further the good work we do.

    Agency Mission: The mission of the Department of Ecology's is to protect, preserve and enhance Washington's environment for current and future generations.

    Program Mission: The Environmental Assessment Program's (EAP) mission is to measure, assess, and communicate environmental conditions in Washington.

    Tele-work options for this position: This position will be eligible for up to a 90% tele-work schedule. Applicants with questions about tele-work, and flexible or compressed schedules are encouraged to reach out to the contact person listed below in “other information.” Schedules are dependent upon position needs and are subject to change.

    Application Timeline: This position will remain open until filled, we will review applications on September 5, 2023. In order to be considered, please submit an application on or before September 4, 2023. If your application isn't received by this date, it may not be considered. The agency reserves the right to make a Hire any time after the initial screening date. 

    Salary: $78,120.00 - $105,096.00

    If you’re interested in applying for this position or reading additional information, please follow this link:
    Planning and Policy Coordinator (Environmental Planner 5)


  • August 23, 2023 11:45 AM | Dina Storz (Administrator)

    About Us

    At HDR, we specialize in engineering, architecture, environmental and construction services. While we are most well-known for adding beauty and structure to communities through high-performance buildings and smart infrastructure, we provide much more than that. We create an unshakable foundation for progress because our multidisciplinary teams also include scientists, economists, builders, analysts and artists. That's why we believe diversity is our greatest strength. HDR is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and an affirmative action employer.

    Watch Our Story:' https://www.hdrinc.com/our-story'

    We believe that the way we work can add meaning and value to the world. That ideas inspire positive change. That coloring outside the lines can illuminate fresh perspectives. And that small details yield important realizations. Above all, we believe that collaboration is the best way forward.

    HDR is looking for a Strategic Communications Project Manager to join our team in Charleston, SC. The Strategic Communications Project Manager will develop, execute, and manage communication and outreach activities on a variety of infrastructure projects. They must be passionate about community engagement, love to collaborate, and have a habit of thinking outside the box as a member of a high-performing team. They must also:

    • be a forward-thinking person who is comfortable working on multi-disciplinary teams and collaborating effectively with colleagues in both content and technical development.
    • have a deep understanding of NEPA and how infrastructure projects are developed under these guidelines.
    • not be afraid of leading and facilitating contentious public meetings, public hearings, open houses and other meetings with the public, clients and other project stakeholders.
    • be a great writer, skilled at defining and articulating a message.
    • be a storyteller.
    • be exceptionally organized and highly driven with the ability to manage several projects and meet deadlines.
    • have a record of accomplishment, creating and implementing communications plans that include target audience strategies, marketing and advertising plans, event planning, and collateral material development and implementation.
    • have a demonstrated track record of successfully managing projects, including preparing and monitoring scope and budget, preparing and implementing schedule, and coordinating with team members to deliver successful projects.
    • be a highly creative person who understands the importance of clear communication across multiple channels and mediums.
    • be a lifelong learner who is constantly researching new technologies and trends, pushing clients and the team to innovate.
    • be a self-starter who thrives and adapts in fast-paced environments.

    On a day-to-day basis, the Strategic Communications Project Manager will be expected to:

    • lead the development of scope, schedule and budget for tasks and standalone projects.
    • interface with client and/or client-facing teams to coordinate delivery of successful projects.
    • lead communications strategy development for planning, design and construction projects.
    • lead campaign development activities including target audience analysis, branding, messaging, and market research.
    • direct customer-facing communication in a variety of mediums including social, print, video and web.
    • lead concept development, writing and editing of collateral materials such as surveys, newsletters, websites, handouts, videos, advertisements, press releases and public notices.
    • coordinate with creative disciplines including graphic design, web development and social media to maintain consistency of brand, saturation of messaging, and user experience.

    Required Qualifications

    • Associate's degree in a closely related field
    • Minimum 5 years related experience in communications, public relations, public involvement and/or community engagement
    • Deep knowledge of communications plans and campaigns for public involvement, stakeholder engagement and public relations
    • Proven ability to develop compelling stories that strengthen messaging and engagement strategies for a program, initiative or project
    • Strong project management skills
    • Commitment to a rigorous quality control process
    • Willingness to travel
    • Experience collaborating with graphic designers, web developers and social media strategists to ensure cohesive message and user experience
    • Experience writing for multiple mediums including social, print, audio/video, and web
    • Client service-oriented personality with previous consulting experience
    • Self-starter, with the ability to work independently or in a team environment
    • Experience leading social media campaigns
    • Working knowledge of local, state and federal requirements for public involvement
    • An attitude and commitment to being an active participant of our employee-owned culture is a must

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree in communications, public relations, journalism, marketing or relevant field
    • Previous work experience in the infrastructure industry
    • 6 years of experience
    • Experience or knowledge in community advocacy, NEPA, CEQA and infrastructure projects is a plus
    • Local candidates are preferred

    Why HDR

    At HDR, we know work isn't only about who you work for it's also about what you do and how you do it. Led by the strength of our values and a culture shaped by employee ownership, we network with each other, build on each other's contributions, and collaborate together to make great things possible. When you join HDR, we give you license to do the same. We help you take charge of your career, giving you multiple growth opportunities along the way.  


  • August 14, 2023 7:37 PM | Dina Storz (Administrator)

    The Assistant Staff Specialist position is posted on our website and will be open for the next three weeks! Please share this with your colleagues and networks. Ideally, we are looking for someone who is interested in our grants and AB 617 work and would be a great fit for our team. As you know, Assistant Staff Specialist is the first step in the Staff Specialist series and is a great opportunity for someone who wants to gain more experience and grow at the Agency.

    Here is the link and more information about the position below: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/baaqmd/jobs/4153390/assistant-staff-specialist-i-ii?pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs

    Deadline to apply:  8/28/2023 5:00 PM Pacific

    Salary:  $77,528.97 - $103,896.23 Annually

    About the Position
    The Assistant Staff Specialist in the Environmental Justice & Community Engagement Office will perform a variety of administrative support work for the Office under the direction and supervision of the Office’s management. Responsibilities in this position could include but are not limited to, supporting the James Cary Smith Community Grant program, supporting the AB 617 Bayview Hunters Point Community Steering Committee, and supporting community outreach and event logistics. These projects may need contracting assistance (such as reviewing contract deliverables, creating requisition requests and processing payments), maintaining records and databases, coordinating community engagement events and workshops  in partnership with environmental justice communities (virtual and in-person events), facilitating and note-taking during meetings, organizing and maintaining outreach lists, assisting with e-blasts, and other administrative tasks to help the Environmental Justice and Community Engagement Office work more efficiently and effectively. This position requires occasional off-site work and work outside of business hours.


  • August 03, 2023 11:58 PM | Dina Storz (Administrator)

    Office of Intergovernmental and Community  Engagement Mission Partners

    JOB SUMMARY

    At ADEQ our vision is to be the number one state in the nation in balanced, leading-edge environmental protection through technical and operational excellence; and radical simplicity for customers and staff. We are looking for section managers to help drive our agency towards accomplishing this vision.

    This position serves as the Section Manager for the newly formed Office of Intergovernmental and Community Engagement and reports directly to an agency deputy director. The Section Manager is responsible for management of the team of community engagement specialists located throughout Arizona who are responsible for providing support to the agency's leadership and divisions in collaborating with local communities, and local, state, tribal nations, national and international business representatives, community members and elected officials to accelerate mission outcomes in rural Arizona and along the Arizona-Sonora border region.

    Major Responsibilities:

    • Supervise and coach staff within the Office of Intergovernmental and Community Engagement (OICE); provide oversight of office activities include the administration of the office's budget; complete employee evaluations; mentor interns and conduct 1: 1 meetings with direct reports.
    • Collaborate and coordinate with stakeholders to plan and implement projects and activities in the Arizona border in alignment with agency priorities and strategic plan; build and maintain effective working relationships with funding and partnering agencies including counterparts in Mexico; provide agency leadership with recommendations on border projects and activities.
    • Oversee the development and implementation of the agency's tribal relations and environmental justice policies in alignment with agency priorities and direction from the Governor's office.

    IDEAL CANDIDATE

    Ideal candidate will have:

    • Bachelor’s degree in hydrology; geology; civil/environmental engineering; environmental science; geological/mining engineering; sustainability; environmental law; or a closely related field
    • 3-5 years of Experience
    • 2 years of supervisory experience
    • Ability to effectively manage programs and projects in an office that deals with complex and oftentimes politically sensitive issues, to ensure that outcomes and outputs align with agency's mission; communicate effectively to a diverse group of employees, stakeholders, and ADEQ customers (end-users).
    • Knowledge of or ability to learn and apply LEAN concepts, principles and tools used to create and deliver the most value from the customer's perspective while consuming the fewest resources, and engaging people in continuous problem solving.

    BENEFITS

    Among the many benefits of a career with the State of Arizona, there are:

    • 10 paid holidays per year
    • Accrual of sick and annual leave beginning at 12 and 13 days per year respectively for full-time employees
    • A top-ranked retirement program with 100% employer matched contribution
    • A robust and affordable insurance plan to include medical, dental, life, short-term and long-term disability
    • An incentivized commuter club and public transportation subsidy program
    • We promote the importance of work/life balance by offering workplace flexibility
    • We offer a variety of learning and career development opportunities



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