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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 11/10/22

Applications Due12/16/22

Vacancy ID116624

AgencyParks, Recreation & Historic Preservation, Office of

TitleDeputy Public Information Officer

Occupational CategoryOther Professional Careers

Salary GradeNS

Bargaining UnitM/C - Management / Confidential (Unrepresented)

Salary RangeFrom $95056 to $120156 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Exempt Class

Travel Percentage 5%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5

Workday

From 9 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? Yes

County Albany

Street Address 625 Broadway

City Albany

StateNY

Zip Code12238

Minimum Qualifications Bachelor’s degree and five years of relevant experience. Two years of the experience must have been at a supervisory level.

Our ideal candidate is / has:
• A strong leadership track record
• Highly organized with strong management skills and ability to work optimally in a fast-paced setting with multiple deadlines.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Duties Description The Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation (OPRHP) has an exciting opportunity for a seasoned communications professional. The Public Affairs Bureau carries out strategic communications and marketing for the state park system of 250 individual parks, historic sites, golf courses, trails, and marinas as well as the 750-mile Empire State Trail. In addition, the agency oversees the Division for Historic Preservation, State Park Police, state grant programs, and safe boating and snowmobiling programs. The bureau’s responsibilities include media relations, community affairs, agency website updates, social and digital media, graphic arts, and marketing. As the Deputy Public Information Officer, you will be involved in all aspects of bureau operations and will support the Public Information Officer in managing the bureau.

OPRHP is experiencing transformational change in capital investment, in programming offered to visitors, and in staffing. We are very proud that visitation again broke a record with more than 78 million visitors in 2021! And we are just getting warmed up! If you think you have the experience and drive it takes to lead a dynamic group of communications professionals, we would love for you to JOIN OUR TEAM!!

Additional Comments NOTE ON TELECOMMUTING: OPRHP employees are required to apply and obtain approval through management to telecommute according to OPRHP Telecommuting Guidelines.

Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.

Name Brian Lee

Telephone 518-474-0453

Fax

Email Address Albany.Employment@parks.ny.gov

Address

Street 625 Broadway

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12238

 

Notes on ApplyingPlease submit a cover letter as well as a resume when applying.

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