Community Outreach & Environmental Education Specialist 3

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Deadline to Apply:

Tuesday, March 28, 2017, 11:30pm

Address:

Bellingham, WA
United States

Website:

careers.wa.gov

Job Category:

Job

Job Type:

Full-time

Job Description:

Some of the key work activities are:

  • Develops and manages community outreach plans, communication plans or activities and public participation plans and schedules.
  • Coordinates or implements workshops, conferences, seminars, public meetings and/or hearings and open houses.
  • Prepares and distributes educational outreach materials that includes newsletters, fact sheets, PowerPoint presentations, brochures, pamphlets, displays, etc.
  • Facilitates meetings.
  • Makes oral presentations at public meetings or to various community groups.
  • Coordinates program information with various employees, managers, community leaders and the general public.
  • Coordinates outreach efforts with the Department of Health or other agencies.
  • Coordinates calls with stakeholders.
  • Updates and maintains project websites (including project photo gallery).
  • Manages communications database.
  • Creates and manages the construction notification system.
  • Coordinates with Communications Managers on news releases and web coordinators on websites.
  • Manages work of Communications Consultant.
  • Responds to requests for communication with property owners.
  • Develops and distributes surveys and focus groups to gather feedback on outreach efforts; evaluates and adjusts strategies.
  • Staffs office hours (if field office work), open houses, other events.
  • Maintains mailing and email lists and other databases required for the position.
  • Researches the demographics of the communities potentially impacted by sites in this Bay and determines the translation needs.
  • Works with the agency translation team to provide appropriate translation material.
  • Organizes and maintains critical documents for central files.
  • Provides technical assistance to Ecology education/outreach programs and staff.
  • In coordination with a site manager or program, determines the need for educational outreach or informational material.
  • Interprets regulations, requirements, policies, plans, procedures, and information for the public, other agencies and business/industry.
  • Develops, promotes and implements school educational programs within a region.
  • Develops environmental education policies, regulations and guidelines for a specific program; reviews the program and agency policies for consistent application statewide.
  • Serves on educational task forces and committees to research and develop educational/outreach materials.
  • Acts as the section's education representative and advocate.
  • Provides expertise and training to TCP staff.

Position Start Date:

Saturday, April 1, 2017

Job Duration:

Permanent

How to Apply:

In order to be considered, applicants MUST attach the following documents as an attachment to their application:

A cover letter describing how your experience, skills and abilities meet the required/desired qualifications of this position.
A resume outlining your professional experience.
Two writing samples.

Please complete the applicant profile when applying for this position. Or, you may paste the text of your resume within the profile's resume text field.

Please read the supplemental questions carefully and answer completely. Incomplete responses, including "please see resume", may disqualify you from further consideration.

https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/washington/jobs/1684657/community-outreach-environmental-educ...

If you are reading this announcement in print format, please visit www.careers.wa.gov to access the online recruitment system. Click on "Look for Jobs" and select Dept. of Ecology under the "Department" search list. Click "Apply Search."

Job Compensation:

Salary

Compensation Information:

                $41,436.00 - $54,384.00 Annually