Substitution of experience for education may be allowed
This position will be filled at a salary no higher than the posted maximum salary.
Job Location: Northwest District Office – Saint Joseph, MO
Why you’ll love this position:
The communications specialist performs routine entry-level communications activities related to the development of department publications, website editorial content, and other information for internal and external audiences; helps coordinate special communications and outreach projects. Responsibilities are performed under moderate supervision.
This opening is for one of our CAREER-LADDER positions which offers the opportunity for career advancement without having to participate in the competitive selection interview process. As you continue to learn, acquire new skills, and gain experience, you can be promoted to a higher-level position.
What you’ll do:
Prepares news releases regarding department activities, contract lettings, and public relations events for newspapers and radio.
Assists with department special projects such as Missouri State Fair exhibits, conference displays, work zone safety campaigns, roadway safety activities, and other special promotions.
Develops website content, brochures, handouts, newsletters, and other publicity material; designs and publishes written materials.
Writes feature stories for department publications.
Develops video productions and takes photos of department activities.
All you need for success:
Bachelor’s Degree: Communications, Journalism, Marketing, or related field
Special Working Conditions:
Job requires occasional, statewide, travel.
More reasons to love this position:
MoDOT offers an excellent benefits package that includes a defined pension plan, generous amounts of leave and holiday time, and eligibility for health insurance coverage. Visit our CAREERS page to explore all we have to offer. Your total compensation is more than the dollars you receive in your paycheck. To help demonstrate the value of working for MoDOT, we have created an interactive Total Compensation Calculator. This tool provides a comprehensive view of benefits and more that are offered to prospective employees. The Total Compensation Calculator and other applicant resources can be found HERE.
At MoDOT you will play a key role in maintaining the seventh largest highway system in the United States. We value team players who are open-minded and work well with others to accomplish goals and fulfill our mission of safety, service, and stability. We see the growth of our team members as an investment, both in MoDOT’s future and yours. If you’re looking for diverse opportunities, challenging work, and a flexible environment, we want to talk to you about joining our winning team. MoDOT operates on shared values and your success in our organization depends upon modeling these values. CLICK HERE to view our mission, values, and tangible results. If you embrace these values, we welcome your application.
If you have questions about this position, please contact: NWHR@MoDOT.mo.gov