Polk County Local Government, county-seat Columbus, North Carolina, is presently accepting applications for a Projects, Services and Public Information Director. This position is a member of the Leadership Team and reports directly to the County Manager.
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IN ORDER TO BE CONSIDERED FOR EMPLOYMENT, ALL APPLICANTS ARE REQUIRED TO COMPLETE AND SUBMIT A POLK COUNTY LOCAL GOVERNMENT APPLICATION FOUND ON THE EMPLOYMENT WEBPAGE.
Resumes welcome in addition to application.
The Projects, Services & Public Information Director is a member of the leadership team of Polk County Local Government. The position works under the direct supervision of the County Manager to carry out duties, responsibilities, roles and projects; both routine and complex in circumstances.
The position manages projects and serves as public information officer within the scope and authority of the duties and responsibilities.
Minimum Requirements and Education
Graduation from four-year college or university with a major in Public Administration, Business Administration, Public Relations, or related field. Master’s in Public Administration preferred.
Minimum of five years-experience in public sector employment.
Project management experience required.
Successful pre-employment drug screen.
Successful criminal Background check.
The ability to perform all duties associated with the position including, but not limited to lifting, prolonged standing, driving, sitting, bending, stooping, and operating or performing work with associated tools and machines.
Polk County Local Government is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.
Polk County recognizes that its continued success in meeting the needs of its citizens requires the full and active participation of talented and committed individuals, regardless of their gender, age, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, political affiliation, sexual orientation or gender expression. It is the policy of the County to foster, maintain and promote equal employment opportunity by the use of a consistent recruitment program, and to identify and attract the most qualified applicants for employment with the County. This policy is to be achieved by announcing positions and vacancies, by evaluating all applicants using the same criteria, and by applying testing methods through the local job service office, or other agencies providing job information to the public.
Salary is commensurate to education and experience.