Featured Job: Public Information Officer (Communications Specialist IV)
Salary: $85,015.00 – $107,762.00 Annually
Location: Seattle, WA
Job Type: Career Service, Full Time, 40 hrs/week
Department: Department of Transportation – Transit Division
Job Number: 2018DS08646
Closing: 10/1/2018 11:59 PM Pacific
King County Metro seeks a Public Information Officer (PIO) who has a passion for clear communication, a strategic mindset, and a love of working with the media, politicians and the general public. The PIO is one of two spokespeople for King County Metro who shape the external voice of Metro by developing, coordinating and disseminating information to the media and the public.
The PIO develops and maintains relationships with media, stakeholders, and diverse communities to connect the people of King County and the region with Metro Transit services, including bus, rail, paratransit, vanpool as well as new mobility options. The incumbent will work integrally with another work group member to perform a broad range of media relations and communications consultation duties, as detailed below.