|This position is the Communications Specialist for the city and is responsible for developing, implementing and monitoring the public information program. This position communicates critical information to the public; composes information for distribution to media outlets; responds to requests for information from media outlets; and acts as a liaison between the City and the community. The position also develops public relations strategies and programs to support and enhance the missions of the City departments; and serves as quality control for all department communication products and efforts.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: This position requires training equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with an emphasis in communications, journalism, public relations, or mass media communication and 3 years similar multi-faceted work experience. Prior governmental experience is highly desirable. Other relevant combinations of education and work experience may be evaluated on an individual basis.