Job Class: Information Officer 2Working Title: Public Information Officer Job ID: 26705
Who May Apply: Open to all qualified job seekers and to current Information Officer 2 MPCA (agency) employees through interest bidding. Eligible interest bidders should apply online and email firstname.lastname@example.org by September 20, 2018.
Date Posted: 09/14/2018
Closing Date: 09/28/2018
Hiring Agency/Seniority Unit: Pollution Control Agency / Pollution Control-MAPE
Division/Unit: Operations / Communication Unit 2
Work Shift/Work Hours: Day Shift
Days of Work: Monday
Travel Required: Yes
Salary Range: $20.83 - $30.25/hourly; $43,493 - $63,162/annually
Classified Status: Classified full-time
Position Number: 00613040
Bargaining Unit/Union: 214 - MN Assoc of Professional Empl/MAPE
FLSA Status: Nonexempt
Connect 700 Program Eligible: Yes
This communications position, based out of our Duluth office, will provide multi-media communications and planning support to the Northeast Region of the state. The incumbent will be responsible for telling the stories of the MPCA to our diverse audiences using a variety of communications tools and strategies in order to further the Agency's air, land and water goals.
Bachelor's degree in journalism, communications, or other related field;
One year of experience in media relations, public relations or communications including demonstrated experience writing and editing for various communication platforms.
Strong writing and editing skills that include proper grammar and punctuation usage, accurate spelling, proofreading, and plain language skills.
Experience in project management from concept through completion.
Exceptional attention to detail and deadlines.
The ability to write for a wide variety of mediums including print, web content, and social media.
Must work well within a team and independently, in a demanding public environment, and under tight deadlines.
General knowledge of environmental issues.
Requires occasionally lifting and/or carrying such articles as file folders, ledgers, and small office equipment. Although a sedentary job is defined as one which involves sitting, a certain amount of walking and standing is often necessary in carrying out job duties.
Requires a Class D Driver's License: a single unit vehicle with a gross vehicle weight of less than 26,000 pounds. This is a basic driver's license. Operators may also tow vehicles/trailers as long as the gross combination weight does not exceed 26,000 pounds.
Why Work For Us
GREAT BENEFITS PACKAGE! The State of Minnesota offers a comprehensive benefits package including low cost medical and dental insurance, employer paid life insurance, short and long term disability, pre-tax flexible spending accounts, retirement plan, tax-deferred compensation, generous vacation and sick leave, and 11 paid holidays each year.
How to Apply
Click "Apply" at the bottom of this page. If you have questions about applying for jobs, contact the job information line at 651-259-3637 and reference Job ID 26705.
For additional information about the application process, go to http://www.mn.gov/careers.
If you have questions about the position, contact Jane Walton at email@example.com or 651/757-2808.
AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
The State of Minnesota is an equal opportunity, affirmative action, and veteran-friendly employer. We are committed to providing culturally responsive services to all Minnesotans. The State of Minnesota recognizes that a diverse workforce is essential and strongly encourages qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans to apply.
We will make reasonable accommodations to all qualified applicants with disabilities. If you are an individual with a disability who needs assistance or cannot access the online job application system, please contact the job information line at 651-259-3637 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Please indicate what assistance you need.
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