Public Information Officer (Lexington Police Department)
Minimum salary is 57,765.76 annually
This is an exempt position that is not eligible for over time pay
FILING DEADLINE DATE
April 12, 2021
The purpose of this classification is to develop and execute a branding/marketing plan and act as media
and public relations coordinator for assigned area to ensure appropriate communications and information
sharing internally and with the public.
This classification works under general supervision, independently developing work methods and
Bachelor's degree or education and training equivalent to four (4) years of college education in business, liberal arts, or any field other than engineering or the hard sciences; and, a minimum of six (6) years of experience writing press releases, handling media inquiries, performing media interviews¿ promoting positive public relations with the public and media across an organization; being entrusted with sensitive and/or confidential information and communicating that information as appropriate; providing communications support to executives; organizing and preparing position statements, policy articles and relevant messages to further the mission and standing of an organization within a community; or, an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
***** Valid driver's license
Will be a training and experience evaluation from information provided on the application at filing deadline date.
HOW TO APPLY
Submit LFUCG electronic application through www.lexingtonky.gov and attach/upload applicable documents to verify your education, training, certification/license(s), or DD214 (for military preference with appropriate discharge) by filing deadline date.
RESUMES CANNOT BE SUBSTITUTED FOR THE APPLICATION, but may be electronically attached/uploaded to the application.
Please note that the section titled "Application Questionnaire" has to be completed every time a new or revised application is submitted. Even if other information is prefilled, the Questionnaire does not transfer.
***APPLICANTS WHO FAIL TO COMPLETE THE ELECTRONIC APPLICATION IN ITS ENTIRETY WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED FURTHER***
LexingtonFayette Urban County Government offers an outstanding benefits package, i.e. voluntary benefits spending account program¿ three weeks vacation and three weeks sick leave per year.
Applicants must be able to perform all essential job functions, as identified in the job posting. All positions require drug testing before employment and may require a preemployment physical.
All applicants on previous eligibility lists for this classification must reapply in order to compete for this and future vacancies which may occur while this eligibility list is in effect.
For further information, call, email, or visit: Division of Human Resources
200 East Main Street Lexington, KY 40507
Phone: (859) 2583030
Web site: www.lexingtonky.gov Email: firstname.lastname@example.org