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Public Affairs Coordinator

  • Type:Full Time
  • Salary/Pay Rate:$47,500-52,000
  • Posted Date:08/01/2023 3:03 PM

Recruitment Announcement

Jefferson County Office of Homeland Security
and Emergency Management
(A Department of the Jefferson County Commission)
Is accepting resumes for the position of

Public Affairs Coordinator

***(please click above for FULL job description)***

This is a Full Time, Salary Exempt Position. Starting Salary is Grade 5 - $47,500 – 52,000 annually.

Qualified Applicants should submit a cover letter and resume by regular U.S. Mail to:
Stephen S. Allen, Director
Jefferson County Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management
28 Industrial Blvd., Suite 101
Kearneysville, WV 25430

Resumes will be accepted until the position is filled.
The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s Degree (preferred) in Journalism with a specialization in Public
Relations, Marketing, or a similar field with 3-5 years of related work experience; or any equivalent
combination of education, training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and
abilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

Must be available 24/7/365 in case of emergency, and be available for daytime, evening, overnight,
and/or weekend assignments. Assignments may include travel, training, attendance at meetings or
conferences, emergency operations center activations, and/or field work, some with little to no notice.

Must reside in Jefferson County or the adjoining area. Must successfully complete annual
training/certification requirements and NIMS requirements. Must successfully complete a background
check. A valid driver’s license is required for this position. In addition to the degree, the Public Affairs
Coordinator is required to complete FEMA’s Basic Public Information Officer and Advanced Public
Information Officer courses, as well as, National Incident Management System (NIMS) 100, 200, 300,
400, 700, and 800. It is highly recommended that this individual be trained in social media.


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