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Public Information Officer

Department:Administration
Updated:12/1/11
Effective:1/1/12
Approved STPUD:RHS
Approved MGMT GRP:PS

Job Summary

Under the general direction of the General Manager, is responsible for the management of the District’s strategic communications program for the public and District employees. Directs the creation, development, production, and distribution of public information and government affairs materials using all forms of communication, including print, newspaper, radio, video, Internet, and public speaking. Provides public education component of the District’s water conservation program and promotes District projects and activities. Performs a wide variety of communications counseling and administrative duties for the General Manager and the Board of Directors.

Job Physical Requirements Analysis

Job Specific Body Movements Occasionally
1/3 of time or less
Frequently
1/3 – 2/3 of time
Continuously
More than 2/3 of time
Sitting   
Standing   
Walking   
Driving   
Hearing   
Speaking   
Lifting 1-20 lbs   
Lifting 20-50 lbs   
Lifting 50+ lbs   
Working/reaching above shoulder   
Working w/arms extended @ shoulder level   
Working with body bent over at waist   
Working in kneeling position   
Crawling   
Climbing stairs   
Climbing ladder   
Major Hand   
Pulling   
Pushing   
Fine Manipulation   
Typing/Keyboard   
Writing   
Simple Grasping   
Filing   
Power Grip   
Tools   
Equipment   
Hand Twisting   
Folding   

Height from Floor of Objects to Be Reached or Worked On:

Object Height
FilesUp to 4 feet
Desk3 feet

Equipment Used

Variety of presentation equipment including: DVD, television, flip charts, slide projectors, multi-media equipment, overhead projector, computer display projector and audio systems. Also uses computer, scanner, copy machine, telephone, various types of printers, and other office equipment and personal vehicle.

Working Conditions

Main environment is that of an indoor office including indoor and outdoor meeting sites within the community. Occasional travel is required. Some exposure to unpleasant wastewater treatment odors.