The Idaho Transportation Department (ITD) is looking for a full-time Public Information Officer to serve the South-central Idaho regional office located in Shoshone, Idaho. The district runs from the Idaho State Line to the south, all the way north through the Twin Falls region to the Wood River Valley and the Sun Valley/Ketchum area.
The ideal candidate will have experience in the transportation field or familiarity with transportation issues, and will also be media savvy.
This individual will make a difference daily, and will be part of an award-winning agency, dedicated to enhancing the quality of life in Idaho through transportation. At ITD, every employee is critical to the mission as we strive to foster an innovative, collaborative workplace where employees can grow and do their best work. This opening is an opportunity to use your media relations, writing, and collaboration skills to promote the department’s mission.
The PIO will join the department’s Office of Communication professionals statewide in telling the story of one of the best transportation departments in the country. Candidates must have strong writing skills, experience interacting with news media, an understanding of how to use social media effectively, and the ability to develop successful outreach campaigns, facilitate public meetings and assist with internal communication.
The position closes Sept. 10.
Here’s the link to the position announcement:https://statecareers.idaho.gov/jobs/13303772-public-information-officer