Public Information Officer
Salary Range: $52,374 - $66,248 DOQ
Under the direct supervision of the City Manager; this is a responsible, professional position that involves developing, planning, coordinating, implementing and analyzing City-wide public information, public education, public relations, community marketing and media relations to promote the City’s functions and activities. This position exercises independent judgment and initiative in providing support to City Administration by exercising the essential duties of the position. Utilizing all available media, social and otherwise, the position focuses on communicating information supportive of the City’s vision, mission and strategic goals & objectives.
Must have a Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Public Communications, Journalism or related field. Must have Three (3) to Five (5) years’ experience in municipal public relations and communications. Must have or ability to obtain a valid Florida Driver’s license. Experience in graphics, multi-media productions and governmental relations. Experience with or reporting for a public safety entity. Current APR credentialing. Must complete the required National Incident Management System (NIMS) training within 6 months of completion of probationary period.
This employer participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S. If E-Verify cannot confirm that you are authorized to work, this employer is required to give you written instructions and an opportunity to contact Department of Homeland Security (DHS) or Social Security Administration (SSA) so you can begin to resolve the issue before the employer can take any action against you, including terminating your employment. Employers can only use E-Verify once you have accepted a job offer and completed the Form I-9. E-Verify Works for Everyone For more information on E-Verify, or if you believe that your employer has violated its E-Verify responsibilities, please contact DHS.
The City of Mount Dora is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the City of Mount Dora will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.
Mount Dora is a drug-free, smoke-free, EOE.