Public Information Coordinator

Brazos River Authority, Waco, Texas

Date Posted January 14, 2020
Industry Public Relations, Government
Specialty Not Specified
Required Education Bachelor's Degree
Job Status Full-time
Salary $40,000 to $45,000


Announcement of Vacancy

Public Information Coordinator

Central Office - Waco, TX


SUMMARY OF POSITION: The purpose of this position is to assist with the Brazos River Authority's social media functions, writing and editing material for publications, and serving as an information source for question/calls from the public. Other responsibilities include managing the marketing for the water education program including maintaining databases and materials, analyzing and reporting on social media trends; assisting with maintenance of current information on the BRA's external website; interacting with other employees and the general public; assisting with special events planning and execution and any other duties as assigned.


REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES:   Selected candidate must have the ability to meet deadlines, must have excellent planning, scheduling, and organization skills, the ability to work well with management and technical areas.  Successful applicant must have exceptional language and composition skills, knowledge of and experience with social media, background in publication design with basic HTML language helpful.


ACCEPTABLE EXPERIENCE & TRAINING:  Work requires broad knowledge in a general professional or technical field.  Knowledge is normally acquired through four years of college resulting in a Bachelor's degree or equivalent or an equivalent combination of experience. At least one year in mass communications or related field with social media trend, analysis and metrics experience.


WORK SCHEDULE:  Monday thru Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.  This position will require some rotating 24-hour on-call duty for emergency calls.


SALARY: $19.58 to $24.96 per hour (depending on qualifications).  This is a non-exempt position.


BENEFITS: Medical, Dental, Vision, Retirement, 457/401, Life Insurance, LTD, Wellness Programs, Tuition Reimbursement


POSTING DATE:  January 14, 2020.   Position is open until filled.


BRAZOS RIVER AUTHORITY, EOE: The BRA was created by the Texas Legislature in 1929 and exists to develop, manage and protect the water resources of the Brazos River Basin. Today, BRA's staff develops and distributes water supplies, provides water and wastewater treatment, monitors water quality, and pursues water conservation through public education programs. The BRA is looking for dedicated individuals who are team and customer-focused, perform their jobs ethically and with integrity, are adaptable and embrace diversity, seek innovative and creative ways to conduct business, have a desire to grow with a great organization, and are committed to the mission and goals of the BRA. 


APPLICATION PROCEDURE: All applicants, including employees, must submit an online Application for Employment by way of the Brazos River Authority Website at    

The Brazos River Authority is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Women & Minorities are Encouraged to Apply

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