Harrison County Human Resources Department

Gulfport , MS
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Public Information Officer

Harrison County Human Resources Department
Gulfport, MS Full time
Posted on October 28, 2017

Class Specification: Public Information Officer

Job Objective: 

The principle function of this position is the proactive promotion of the accomplishments, activities, and resources of Harrison County.

Knowledge and skills required for this position are usually, but not always, acquired through the completion of a Bachelor's Degree in Public Relations, Journalism, Radio, Television and Broadcasting, Marketing, Public Administration, Business Communication, Advertising, or a related area; at least four (4) years of experience in public relations, communications, advertising, marketing, or a related area; equivalent combinations of education and experience will be considered.

Availability 24/7 for emergency incidents to serve as lead spokesperson for the Board of Supervisors and the County Emergency Operations Team; in addition, availability will be required in non-traditional work hours for presence at various special events and meetings.

Salary Range: $42,000 - $50,000

Harrison County affords equal job opportunity to all individuals regardless of race, color, religion, sex, age or national origin.

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