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Prairielands Groundwater Conservation District

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Job title: Public Relations and Education Coordinator
Job location: Cleburne, TX 76033 United States
Requisition code:
Date posted: 12/18/12
Job type: Full-Time
Compensation: Commensurate with experience and qualifications/Medical/SEP

Job Classification

Job Category:Information (Library/Media/Communications)

Job Description

Job description:
• Employee will perform public awareness and educational programs to various audiences
• Employee will maintain a working relationship with and support local broadcast and print media outlets and social networking
• Employee will be required to become knowledgeable of the District Management Plan
• Employee will be required to become knowledgeable of the Rules of the District
• Employee will perform Enforcement of District Rules and Regulations
• Employee will travel both within and outside the District to perform duties
• Employee will work closely with office personnel
• Employee will inform the General Manager of the progress of the District’s Public Relations Program
• Employee will complete other job duties as deemed necessary by the District

• Track progress on District Management Plan compliances
• Compose annual report on District Management Plan compliances
• Design, develop, coordinate and administer public awareness and school educational programs pertaining to water conservation
• Prepare and disseminate education brochures, flyers, news articles and advertisements regarding the aquifers, conservation and the District
• Oversee District participation in the Water IQ public awareness program or similar community focused program
• Administer, evaluate and distribute water conservation curriculum to school teachers
• Participate, as needed, in public interviews
• Coordinate and develop regular press releases, public notices, written articles and solicit attention from print, TV and radio media for activities
• Present conservation and mobile teaching lab presentations for a wide variety of audiences including classrooms and homeowners associations
• Plan and enact recognition programs (i.e., Conservation Awards, Scholarship Program)
• Plan and organize booth events for the District (Fair/Rodeo, Earth Day, Water Camp, etc.)
• Seek out and apply for grant funding to support education and conservation activities
• Attend related organizational meetings
• Handling of various printing jobs
• Handle special projects as instructed by the General Manager
• Provide monthly reports to the General Manager
• Assist in the planning and management of the annual budget

• Attend meetings as requested
• Operate computer programs as required
• Prepare reports as instructed by General Manager or Office Personnel
• Assist with other areas of the District programs as assigned by the General Manager
• Maintenance of equipment belonging to the District
• Maintenance of Building and Grounds
• Must maintain District Vehicle
• Must be able to work evenings and weekends as needed
• Any other duties deemed necessary by the General Manager

Job Requirements

Education, training, experience:
• A Bachelors degree in communication, mass communication, education, geographic education, or closely related field, or the combination of education and work experience
• Above average knowledge of computer programs, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access and Outlook are preferred
• Must have personable nature, trustworthy and able to work under pressure and deadlines
• Must possess good customer service qualities
• Strong communication skills are required, both written and verbal, especially with public speaking and teaching/instruction
• Should possess above-average organizational skills and abilities
• Valid Texas Driver’s license with good driving record
• Must be able to pass a drug screen and background check
• Knowledge of the District's counties is helpful, but not required.

Must be able to be outside in all weather conditions Must be able to lift and carry up to 50 lbs

Send resume and salary history to General Manager, Prairielands Groundwater Conservation District, P.O. Box 3128 – Cleburne, Texas 76033, FAX (817) 556-2305 or email to or bring to the District office at 205 South Caddo Street – Cleburne, Texas 76031.

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