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Manchester Police Headquarters on Valley Street.

PUBLIC INFORMATION OFFICER – POLICE (Announcement Number R-05-19)

Grade 20

Salary Range: $53,362.64 – $76,082.39 – plus comprehensive benefits package

THE JOB: Serves as a link and lead spokesperson between a City department and the community, media, and other government entities. Focus is on the conveyance of public information, and the successful representation of the City’s interests via social media and traditional news outlets.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, Public Relations, Journalism, Communications or related; and Considerable experience in public speaking, and public relations, media relations, broadcast, or communications; or Any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to perform the work.

REQUIRED SPECIAL QUALIFICATIONS: APR (Accreditation in Public Relations) preferred; Valid Driver’s License; Occasional weekend and after normal business hours.

NOTE: OFFER OF HIRE CONDITIONAL ON CANDIDATE’S ABILITY TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS, WITH OR WITHOUT ACCOMMODATION, AS DETERMINED BY PASSING A MEDICAL EXAM, INCLUDING ALCOHOL AND DRUG TESTS AND A THOROUGH BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION.

APPLICATION PROCEDURES: Candidates must complete a City of Manchester Employment Application available at City of Manchester website www.manchesternh.gov/jobs or in person at HR Dept. City Hall Annex. Submission of a resume is suggested.

OPENING DATE: January 23, 2019

CLOSING DATE: Wednesday, February 6, 2019

OFFICE HOURS: Office Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM The City of

Manchester is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer