Job Opportunity

Fire Public Relations Director
Ventura County

Date Posted:

June 26, 2020

Salary:

$93,000.00 – $130,200.00 Annually

Description:

Under the administrative supervision of the Deputy Fire Chief, the Public Relations Director oversees activities of the Fire Public Relations Office. A primarily responsibility will be managing Fire District Volunteer programs ensuring sufficient community involvement to create successful outcomes. The incumbent will also be responsible for emergency incidents and routine public information matters, conducting community educational programs, participating in public relations training for internal staff, and promoting safety campaigns of the Ventura County Fire Protection District. The audiences of these efforts will be internal employees, departments and agencies, external media, governmental entities, assisting private agencies, and the public.

Qualifications:

Any combination of education and experience leading to the required knowledge, skills, and abilities, such as possession of a bachelor’s degree in Business, Finance, Public Administration, or related field and 3 years of increasingly responsible experience in public information, public relations and/or marketing with 2 years supervising professional level staff.

The successful candidate will have considerable knowledge of public information methods, media relations and marketing techniques; possess skills in developing public information and educational materials and programs; advanced written/oral communications; and a strong knowledge of communication technology platforms and social media. Experience in a public safety/governmental organization is highly desirable.

How to Apply:

Applications must be received by County of Ventura Human Resources in Ventura, California, no later than 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, July 9, 2020.

To apply on-line, please refer to our web site at www.ventura.org/jobs . If you prefer to fill out a paper application form, please call (805) 654-5129 for application materials and submit them to County of Ventura Human Resources, 800 South Victoria Avenue, L-1970, Ventura, CA 93009.

Filing Deadline:

July 9, 2020

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