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Public Affairs Specialist (Klamath Basin) - U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is seeking a (Klamath Basin) public affairs specialist (GS-12/13) for a position in the Pacific Southwest Regional Office  – Office of Communications with a duty station of either Yreka, CA, Klamath Falls, OR, Tulelake, CA or Sacramento, CA - with the preferred location being in the Klamath Basin. The position is now open and applications must be received by 11:59 PM EDT on May 21 to receive consideration (Announcement# R8-24-12403879-RM-DE and R8-24-12403880-RM-MP).

The public affairs specialist duties include: 

  • Assist with Klamath Basin-related media relations and outreach and pitching efforts, writing and editing briefing papers, talking points, key messages and news releases. 
  • Assists with Klamath Basin-related communications plans/strategies and initiatives, VIP visits and works with a wide range of partner agencies to support conservation goals through coordinated communications efforts.
  • Assists with Klamath Basin-related natural resources communications efforts to include writing feature stories with photos and video, social media posts and other communications materials for public and internal release.

The full announcement, with qualifications and details about how to apply, is available here: https://www.usajobs.gov/job/790246300 (public) and here: https://www.usajobs.gov/job/790248500 (Government-wide)

If you have questions about this position, please contact Deputy Assistant Regional Director for the Office of Communications - John Heil (john_heil@fws.gov).

Community Relations Specialist (closing date 5/05/24) - Arizona Game and Fish Department

This Community Relations Specialist will participate in the development and implementation of short and long range goals and objectives for public affairs and community relations  Will also execute communication strategies and tactics to support the branch's goals and objectives for the Department's mission.

Major duties may include:

  • Plan, implement, and manage public Information communications programs that support the Department's mission.
  • Write and prepare targeted public Information communications, including writing text, and taking photos or video, for the Department's digital and traditional communication channels.
  • Ensure consistent implementation of the Department's brand across various platforms.
  • Handle various aspects of media relations which includes; writing and distributing news releases and media advisories, making proactive pitches to news media, handling and
  • coordinating agency responses to media queries, and assisting with critical incident communication.
  • Set up staff informational exhibits at public events.
  • Make public presentations before groups, interact and answer questions from constituents.
  • Assist internal customers with public information planning and provide advice and counsel on media relations.
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Public Relations Specialist (Pinedale/Jackson) - Wyoming Game and Fish Department

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is seeking an Information and Education Specialist in Pinedale, Wyoming who will work closely with the Pinedale and Jackson regional personnel. This position coordinates information and education for the Wyoming Game and Fish Department's Pinedale and Jackson Regions in conjunction with the Department's communications and education team. This position interacts with the media and constituents on a variety of Department issues. This position coordinates and conducts hunter education and wildlife conservation education programs. This role also facilitates internal and external public participation processes to meet departmental needs for wildlife and fisheries management decisions. This position is responsible for regionally specific information and education activities, coordination of statewide information and education activities, and regional hunter-education activities. Actionable representation will be expected for both regions in communication and education. The preferred location is in the Pinedale office, but consideration will be given to anyone in Jackson who already has a housing option. No housing will be provided.

Conservation Education Coordinator (Lander) - Wyoming Game and Fish Department

This position is responsible for the planning, implementation, coordination, and continual improvement of the statewide conservation education program in schools, in coordination with education partners, the Game and Fish, and the public. This includes programs such as Trout in the Classroom, National Archery in Schools, Hunter Education, Project WILD, and other conservation education programming, including summer camps. This position collaborates with the education team to create professional development and resources for teachers in the realm of wildlife, fisheries, habitat, and conservation. This position acts as a liaison with the Department of Education, Professional Standards Teaching Board, UW College of Education and other education entities within the state. This position works closely with the other members of the education team and Communications and Education Division to plan and execute statewide education, outreach events and summer camps.

Conservation and Education Public Relations Specialist (Cheyenne) - Wyoming Game and Fish Department

The Conservation and Education Public Relations Specialist (R3 Specialist) will further R3 outreach and education efforts across the State of Wyoming. The position will help to support mentored hunting and fishing programs on the ground and through data collection and analysis. This position will assist in planning and executing the Becoming an Outdoors-Woman program and other summer camps at the Whiskey Mountain Conservation Camp in Dubois, Wyoming. The position will support outreach events, providing the public with information about wildlife, fisheries, habitat management, ecology, hunting, fishing, and other outdoor skills. This 12-month contract position begins tentatively on May 23rd.

Communications Specialist 4 – Walton County - Georgia Department of Natural Resources

Georgia DNR is looking for a communicator to spearhead communication initiatives by conceptualizing and executing wildlife, hunting, and fishing campaigns, along with communication programs for social media and community outreach. For more information download the job posting here. This position is open until filled.

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