40% Internal Communications
• Develops an agency internal communications plan and calendar.
o Assists with a variety of communications to staff (including email messages, all-staff meetings, monthly themes etc.)
o Works with internal sub-committees to ensure relevant information is
getting to staff.
• Update content on intranet site.
• Represent the Director at assigned meetings
• Develops, implements, and maintains Agency communications policy and procedure
10% Other Job Duties• Performs other related duties as assigned.
SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Receives general supervision from the Executive Director.
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: None.
Experience & Training
Completion of Bachelor's Degree in Business or Public Administration, Public Relations, Marketing, Journalism Communications, or the Behavioral or Social Sciences or related degree and one year training and/or experience in preparing newsletters, reports and news releases;
OR any satisfactory equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which demonstrates the knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the duties of the job.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
• Structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition and grammar.
• A wide range of writing techniques to inform and persuade different audiences with various levels of comprehension.
• Media production, communication and dissemination techniques and methods including alternative ways to inform and entertain via written, oral and visual media.
• Human behavior and performance; individual differences in ability, personality and interests; and learning and motivation.
• Typical administrative systems and procedures for operating business software such as desk top publishing, word processing and office filing systems.
• Techniques of publishing and layout for newsletters, news articles and press releases.
• Theories, principles and techniques of organizational and interpersonal communication. Methods and techniques of data gathering and analysis of public opinion, including statistical analysis techniques.
• Write so that an audience with different levels of comprehension or interest can understand the material.
• Transmit information by spoken word so that an audience with differing levels of comprehension can understand the presentation.
• Explain points of view in structured and unstructured situations.
• Interact with others and avoid offense in dealing with people.
• Work with people having similar interests to attain mutual positive ends.
• Give full attention to what other people are saying, take time to understand the points being made, ask questions as appropriate and not interrupt at inappropriate times.
• Consider the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.
• Gather, evaluate and interpret data to arrive at valid conclusions.
• Identify sources of information, what kinds of information are needed and apply different methods of collecting data.
Licenses, Certificates, & Other Requirements
Valid Oregon Driver’s License or the ability to travel over the tri-county area.
Position requires successful completion of a criminal history check and driving check.
This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by an employee occupying this position. Employees are required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by their supervisor.
Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills and abilities. To successfully perform this job, the employee will possess the abilities or aptitudes to perform each duty proficiently.
Work is performed primarily in an office environment utilizing a personal computer, telephone and a variety of office equipment. Position requires sitting for long periods of time and performing extensive computer work. Occasional travel may be required to monitor Providers, attend meetings and/or trainings.
Starting salary is $28.85 - $40.50/hourly DOQE. A step increase will be awarded upon successful completion of a probationary period (typically six months), and then annually thereafter to the top of the range. OCWCOG offers an attractive benefits package including:
Retirement – OCWCOG pays both the employer’s percentage, and employee’s six percent (6%) contribution into the Oregon Public Employees System (PERS). In addition to PERS, OCWCOG pays into Social Security.
Insurance – For select plans, OCWCOG currently pays one hundred percent (100%) of the insurance premiums for the employee and their eligible dependents. The insurance package includes medical, prescription, dental and vision coverage, alternative care, life, accidental death and dismemberment, as well as short-term disability and long-term disability.
Holiday Leave – OCWCOG provides eleven and one half (11 ½) fixed holidays, plus two (2) personal days during each fiscal year.
Additional Benefits – Deferred compensation options, Long-term care Insurance, Employee Assistance Program, Credit Union memberships, and options to participate in pre-tax Health Savings Account or Flexible Spending Account.
Sick Leave – Full-time employees accrue eight (8) hours of sick leave each month.
Vacation Leave – Full-time employees accrue vacation leave each month according to the following schedule:
0-36 months - 8 hours/month
37-72 months - 10 hours/month
73-144 months - 14 hours/month
145 months and above - 16 hours/month
a valid Oregon Driver’s License, or have the ability to obtain reliable
transportation in order to travel throughout the three-county area is required.
If you are offered employment, the offer will be contingent upon the outcome of
a criminal records check, and the information will be shared with Human
Resources. Any criminal history will be reviewed and could result in the
withdrawal of the offer or termination of employment.
TO APPLY: To apply scroll down to the bottom and click ApplyYou must submit the following application materials to be considered as a viable candidate:
1. A current resume that clearly describes your experience, skills, and/or knowledge related to the requirements of the position and demonstrates that you meet qualifications of the position listed above.
2. A cover letter explaining how your background, experience and training qualify you for this position. Please describe your experience and training specifically as they relate to the Minimum Qualifications.
If you are an eligible veteran and wish to claim veterans’ preference points AND you also meet the minimum qualifications for this position, the points will be added to your score. To receive veterans’ preference points, you MUST attach to your application materials the following required documentation:
• A copy of your DD214/DD215 form; OR a letter from the US Dept of Veteran’s Affairs indicating you receive a non-service connected pension for the five (5) point preference.
• A copy of your DD214/DD215 form; AND a copy of your veteran’s disability preference letter from the Dept. of Veterans’ Affairs for the ten (10) point preference.
If you have any questions please contact HR at firstname.lastname@example.org. In the subject line please include the position title and the posting number.
To apply scroll down to the bottom and click Apply.
The Position Number for this position is 202208.