**Open until filled First review of applications - 9/20/2019**
Apply at www.eugene-or.gov/jobs.
The Transportation Community Engagement Program Coordinator is a key member of the Transportation Planning Team who will support the community engagement and communications work of the City of Eugene Public Works Engineering Division. This position is responsible for managing the Transportation Planning social media presence and monthly InMotion e-newsletter. The position will coordinate public information and outreach efforts to include writing, research, development of engagement strategies, and website management, as well as implement marketing campaigns. The Transportation Community Engagement Coordinator will help build awareness and engage the community on transportation planning projects in a way that is inclusive of the diverse voices and perspectives of our community. An important goal for this position and the City of Eugene is to engage and collaborate with communities of color and other historically marginalized communities through a variety of communications strategies
The ideal candidate: You are a strong writer and able to transform complex program information into engaging content. You like having direct contact with the public and helping people learn more about city services and current initiatives. You enjoy working with social media platforms and are excited about being the Division's go to communications expert. You have a background or strong interest in graphic design and are skilled at create good content, have an artistic eye, and can provide direction to graphic designers. Working in a team environment is ideal for you but you also enjoy forging ahead and working independently. You are detail oriented, enjoy a good research project, and like working in a fast-paced environment with multiple high priorities
Minimum Requirements: Experience and Training Guidelines - Any equivalent combination of education and experience which provides the applicant with the knowledge, skills and abilities required to perform the job. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:
Experience: Four years of progressively responsible paraprofessional experience in the program or operational area or a related field, including at least two years of experience at the paraprofessional journey-level.
Training: Equivalent to an Associate degree with major course work in the area of assignment, or in transportation planning, strategic communications, social marketing or a related field.
About City of Eugene Public Works Engineering
Working at the City of Eugene
The City of Eugene offers a great benefit package including holidays, vacation, sick leave, retirement benefits and a range of insurance benefits as well as training and advancement opportunities. To view more information about the benefits and current insurance premium rates, click the respective links. While these positions operate in a challenging and fast paced environment they are part of a supportive, collaborative team that is flexible and values work-life balance.
The City of Eugene is located in the Willamette Valley, which offers a wide range of recreational activities to residents and visitors. Home to the University of Oregon, Eugene is a progressive community with engaged residents, a vibrant arts community and is known as Track Town USA; hosting national and international track and field events. Eugene offers many of the amenities of a larger city while retaining the feel and characteristics of a smaller city including a strong sense of community and a short commute to work with little traffic congestion.