Public Information Specialist in Pompano Beach

Full-time @WSP Global in Engineering
  • Pompano Beach, Florida View on Map
  • Apply Before : November 3, 2022

Job Description

Join management and consultancy services provider WSP Global as Public Information Specialist in Pompano Beach Florida. At the WSP you will perform tasks as listed below, Apply WSP Global career in Pompano Beach.

 

Position : Public Information Specialist

Work location : Pompano Beach, Florida

Who We Are
At WSP, we are driven by inspiring future-ready pioneers to innovate. We’re looking to grow our teams with people who are ready to collaborate in building communities and expanding our skylines. To do this, we hire candidates of all backgrounds. That’s why here at WSP, inclusion, diversity, equity and belonging are core principles. Anything is within our reach and yours as a WSP employee. Come join us and help shape the future!
WSP has an opening for a Public Information Specialist to work in the Florida Turnpike Enterprise (FTE) offices in Pompano. The position will support, assist and offer guidance to the program in public involvement, public information, outreach and communications. The selected candidate will also join a talented group of other WSP communications professionals supporting the Turnpike program.
This Opportunity
This is an exciting opportunity to join our national team of talented communications and public involvement professionals. As part of WSP’s Communications and Public Involvement Practice, you may work on a wide range of transportation projects. The successful applicant will have the opportunity to expand their skillset and experience in public outreach, project coordination, public involvement, business development and communication techniques.
Your Impact

Answer the 800 public outreach line
Respondsto general customer toll inquiries – via phone, writing and in-person from various internal and external customers
Monitor appropriate email addresses 
Provide English-to-Spanish translations
Review and edits news releases, brochures, fact sheets, media alerts and other collaterals for the public and media  
Support social media campaigns and outreach efforts
Respond to inquiries related to calls from the public for maintenance issues
Generate Monthly Events Calendar
Maintain general and maintenance inquiry logs
Maintain office file and records
Support Communications personnel with outreach requirements 
Attend and promotes public meetings/hearings, public information and construction workshops.
Assist in the coordination and implementation of special events involving the department such as ribbon cuttings, groundbreakings and special announcements
Assist in writing and disseminating information for local and statewide education/safety programs and other transportation information • Perform other duties as assigned or required by WSP USA Inc. and our clients

Talent is the essence of meeting our client’s objectives, goals and challenges.  If this sounds like a fit for you, we’d love to have that first discussion of you joining our team.
Who You Are
Required Qualifications

High School Diploma
2-3 years of relevant experience 
Must have outstanding oral, written and interpersonal communication skills
Bilingual (Spanish and English) communications/translations
Must work effectively with teams and demonstrate initiative
Superior organizational and creative skills
Work experience in public information and communication for transportation, design or construction projects 
High attention to detail 
Strong computer skills, including experience with Microsoft office – Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access and Publisher
Ability to work well with the public and interact effectively with all organizational levels, including senior management
Ability to meet deadlines and multi-task in a fast-paced environment
Ability to exercise a high level of discretion in handling confidential and sensitive information
Exercise responsible and ethical decision-making regarding company funds, resources and conduct and adhere to WSP’s Code of Conduct and related policies and procedures.
Candidate must be able to immediately work in the United States on a full time permanent basis. 
Proven track record of upholding workplace safety and ability to abide by WSP’s health, safety and drug/alcohol and harassment policies.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience working on Florida Department of Transportation projects
Public involvement training from Florida Department of Transportation
Local candidates preferred
Graphic design experience (Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, Snagit, Canvas, etc.)
Ability to work with stock images and deliver creative content (text, photo and video)
Bachelor’s Degree in Communications, Journalism, Marketing or related field 

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Additional Requirements

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential job duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions.

Additional Details

Travel Required: N/A – No travel required
Job Status: Regular
Employee Type: Full
Primary Location: POMPANO BEACH
All locations: US-FL-Pompano Beach

About WSP
WSP USA is the U.S. operating company of WSP, one of the world’s leading engineering and professional services firms. Dedicated to serving local communities, we are engineers, planners, technical experts, strategic advisors and construction management professionals. WSP USA designs lasting solutions in the buildings, transportation, energy, water and environment markets. With more than 12,000 employees in over 200 offices across the U.S., we partner with our clients to help communities prosper. www.wsp.com

WSP provides a comprehensive suite of benefits including medical, dental, vision, disability, life, and retirement savings focused on a providing health and financial stability throughout the employee’s career.

At WSP, we want to give our employees the challenges they seek to grow their careers and knowledge base. Your daily contributions to your team will be essential in meeting client objectives, goals and challenges. Are you ready to get started?

WSP USA (and all of its U.S. companies) is an Equal Opportunity Employer Race/Age/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin/Disability or Protected Veteran Status.

The selected candidate must be authorized to work in the United States.

 

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