New Job Public Affairs Officer In Oregon

Public Affairs Officer
Public Affairs Officer

Public Affairs Officer

Company : Clatsop County
Salary : $7,423 - $10,044 a month
Location : Oregon

Full Description

Clatsop County occupies the northwest corner of Oregon bounded to the north by the Columbia River and to the west by the Pacific Ocean. Named for the Clatsop Indians, Clatsop County is rich in history, scenery and opportunity.

Seeking one public relations professional to provide advanced public relations and information services in a complex public sector organization. Responsibilities include developing and implementing public relations, media relations, and marketing activities to achieve the communication objectives of the Clatsop County Board of Commissioners and the county manager’s office. Serves as point of contact for public records requests and primary liaison for emergency public information activities and may lead, coordinate, or supervise staff on department-specific communications and public relations efforts. Assists in strategic planning efforts across the organization and fosters a positive and supportive workplace that promotes diversity, equity and inclusion in a multicultural society.

Mandatory Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree in public administration, business administration, communications, urban studies, political science, or a related field; AND five (5) or more years of increasingly responsible experience in local government or equivalent which includes two (2) years of staff supervision/management and two (2) years of performing a professional community engagement role. Requires excellent communication skills, ability to multi-task and work well with many diverse clientele and issues.

Desired Qualifications
Advanced degree in communications, marketing, or public relations.

How to Apply
Online application is required. Open until filled. First review of applications: November 12, 2021.

For detailed job functions and requirements, applicants should review the job description (

Your application must clearly show your qualifications for the position in order to receive further consideration. During any phase of the hiring process, applicants with disabilities, who need reasonable accommodation to assist them to demonstrate their qualification to perform the duties of the job, should inform Human Resources. Prior to hiring, candidates may be required to pass a pre-employment drug screen and to show proof of eligibility to work in the United States.
This announcement is generally descriptive of the duties and qualifications for the job. It is not to be construed as an expressed or implied contract.

Clatsop County is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

Clatsop County is an Equal Opportunity employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity for all
employees in all matters of employment (such as hiring, promotion, transfer, training, layoff, compensation,
fringe benefits and termination) regardless of ethnicity/race, religion, national origin, age, gender, disability,
veteran status, or any other status protected by law.