News from Desert Water Agency:
We are seeking a qualified individual to fill this vacancy in our Outreach and Conservation Department.
You may also visit our website: www.dwa.org/careers to obtain more information
Applications will be accepted until 5:00 p.m. on, February 16, 2018.
Desert Water Agency has an immediate opening for an Outreach Specialist I: $5,458-6,650 per mo.
This a newly created position Outreach Specialist I for the Desert Water Agency Outreach and Conservation Department
Participates in the development and execution of outreach; coordinates with customers and groups on general, project-related and conservation program inquiries; develops customer and media materials; creates messaging to support Agency operations and programs; develops and provides stakeholder and public presentations; conducts interviews with media outlets (print, television, radio, etc.); researches and makes recommendations on outreach and conservation best practices; assists with grant applications and reporting; represents the Agency at public events and meetings; develops materials for and presents to schools and community groups to further Agency messaging; develops concepts for and executes graphic design and video projects; creates and executes social media posts; works on regional outreach efforts with other agencies; works closely with Outreach & Conservation Associate and would require collaboration with the Agency’s Information Systems; Customer Service and other departments; manages projects and plans Agency events; updates Agency website; researches and assists on legislative outreach.
Education: Degree from a four-year college or university with major in a related subject (communications, journalism, graphic design, education) or two years of experience and an Associate degree or professional certificates. Experience: Two or more years of progressively responsible professional experience involving outreach, media, education, journalism, graphic design, copy writing, or advertising
License: Possession of a valid drivers’ license issued by the California Department of Motor Vehicles appropriate for the use of Agency vehicles required in the fulfillment of the job duties for this position, with an acceptable driving record.
Interviews for selected candidates by appointment only. Submit DWA job application by Email firstname.lastname@example.org or by mail c/o Desert Water Agency, Attn Human Resources Manager, PO Box 1710, Palm Springs, CA 92263. Do not call with inquiries.