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Public Information Specialist

  • Job reference: NA-002847
  • Sector: Government, Information Communications, Transportation
  • Location: Lake City
SNC-Lavalin’s Atkins business is one of the world’s most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies. SNC-Lavalin’s Atkins business has been providing infrastructure planning, engineering, construction, environmental consulting, urban planning, architecture, and program management services to public and private clients across the United States for more than 50 years.

SNC-Lavalin’s Atkins business was ranked as the world’s 3rd largest global design firm by ENR in 2018 with nearly 55,000 employees worldwide. We have the depth and breadth of expertise to respond to the most technically challenging and time-critical infrastructure projects and the urgent transition to a low-carbon economy.

SNC-Lavalin’s Atkins business seeks an energetic and highly motivated self-starter to join our Lake City, FL team as a Public Information Specialist.

MAJOR FUNCTION/ROLE

Works with clients in geographic area of responsibility and is responsible for assisting the public affairs program with public relations, public information, government affairs, community outreach, web site maintenance, graphic design and media relations for clients and their projects.

JOB DUTIES
  • Applies academic knowledge/training to public outreach projects.
  • Assignments at this level typically involve routine projects. Although, they may be characterized by challenging client/agency demands or complex project coordination.


EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
  • Bachelor’s degree in Communication Studies, Public Relations, English, Public Administration, or related degree; excellent writing and proofreading skills; and strong verbal communication skills required. Internship in consulting firm preferred.

SPECIAL SKILLS
  • Job requires ability to establish effective working relationships with the media, employees, managers, citizens appointed and elected officials.
  • Ability to work in a team environment and to work independently.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing to make persuasive public presentations.
  • Ability to listen and respond to citizens and other customers on a variety of issues.
  • Computer proficiency is required.
  • Minimal knowledge of Web design program (e.g. Dreamweaver) and graphic design program (e.g. PhotoShop, Illustrator, Publisher) is preferred.
  • English/Spanish bilingual is highly desirable.

PROFESSIONAL REGISTRATIONS
  • None

Atkins offers its employees a robust rewards package which includes: a competitive salary; a broad benefits package including medical/RX, dental, vision, life, disability, legal, hospitalization and other valuable voluntary options; generous time-off programs; flexible work schedules; 401(k) with employer match; professional and career development opportunities through our corporate university, as well as a highly-regarded tuition reimbursement program; and an unmatched culture focused on client-service, quality, and tireless pursuit of excellence in all we do. Atkins is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability.

Please view Atkins Equal Opportunity Statement here:

  

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