Information Representative

Recruitment #211021-UNCE-741

Introduction

Location: Oklahoma City 

The Oklahoma Department of Agriculture, Food and Forestry (ODAFF) is seeking a full time Information Representative in Oklahoma Forestry Services (OFS). This is an unclassified position (PIN #04000631) in state government, located in Oklahoma City, OK.. The State of Oklahoma offers a comprehensive Benefits Packet, including a generous benefit allowance to offset the cost of insurance premiums for employees and their eligible dependents.  The annual salary for this position is up to $47,787.00 based on education and experience.

Position Description:  
This position manages all media for OFS; meet regularly with the Education Coordinator and Forest Heritage Center Manager to discuss upcoming events and educational opportunities and coordinate messaging and resources needed to meet OFS objectives; manages the GovDelivery account for the Oklahoma Fire Situation Report. Represent OFS on the SGSF) Communications Committee; serves as a Communications Committee liaison to other Southern Group of State Foresters committees and reports of their activities and requests.

Physical Demands and Work Environment:
This position will be working in an office setting most of the time. Long periods of sitting behind a desk. Although, field work is performed as needed to take photos, participate in employee activities, and attend media interviews. Field work sometimes occurs in extreme environmental conditions, such as: high/cold temperatures; high winds; smoke; and dust. This position also attends indoor and outdoor educational and promotional events, which require carrying equipment and setting up displays. Subject to call after regular duty hours to serve as a media point-of-­contact during exceptional events (e.g., periods of high fire danger, forest management activities, incident management team deployment, etc.).

Preferred Qualifications: Minimum of Bachelor's degree in journalism, public relations or closely related field.

Conclusion

Veteran's Preference Points Apply only for initial appointment in the Classified Service.