Air Quality Education Representative I/II (Bilingual)
San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District
Location: Fresno , California
Type: Full Time
We are excited you are considering the San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District as a place for employment! Our agency is in the heart of the San Joaquin Valley and our mission is to improve the health and quality of life for all Valley residents through efficient, effective and entrepreneurial air quality management strategies. We pride our agency on not only high-quality technical work, but also exceptional customer service. Our customers include the public, the regulated community, other agencies, and fellow employees. The principles of our STAR (Service, Teamwork, Attitude and Respect) culture creates an atmosphere in which providing exceptional service, demonstrating effective teamwork, maintaining a positive attitude, and showing respect to others is a key part of every employee’s job.
The San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District is recruiting for a bilingual Air Quality Education Representative I/II with Graphic Design Emphasis specializing in public affairs, media relations, communications, graphic design and public relations. This position is located in the Fresno office. This position may require periodic work on nights and weekends. The eligible list established as a result of this recruitment will be used to fill the current vacancy and may also be used to fill future vacancies.
Air quality education representatives bilingual participate in outreach activities such as marketing and advertising campaigns, educational activities, workshops, and special events; plan, coordinate, write, design and oversee the production of a variety of outreach materials such as newsletters, informational brochures, and videos in both English and Spanish; respond to public and media inquiries in both English and Spanish regarding District regulations, permit processes, enforcement, legal authority, and air quality conditions; develop and implement communication strategies in both English and Spanish; coordinate the dissemination of smog advisory and smog alert information to radio, television, and newspaper publications; assist with media relations, participate in news conferences, and prepare news releases; and provide support to other departments throughout the District while demonstrating the District’s S.T.A.R. work culture of Service, Teamwork, Attitude and Respect. In addition, this position, under direction from the Senior Air Quality Education Representative, creates, designs, lays out and produces a variety of visual communication pieces including stationery and forms, promotional mailers and folders, special-event flyers and invitations, event programs and posters, handbooks, banners, temporary signage, and electronic media; serves as an expert resource to staff on a variety of design, layout and printing processes; supports and responds to software and design-based inquiries from the college community; coordinates with District and outside print shops regarding printing and finishing work; maintains library files of college logos, bulletins, past projects, designs, displays and related items available for future projects; maintains charts and graphs related to documents, surveys and reports useful for routine publication; orders and maintains inventory of graphic materials, supplies and equipment.
This position is suitable for candidates with a bachelor’s degree in communications, graphic design, fine arts, journalism, marketing, advertising, or a closely related discipline. Experience in the public information, graphic design or communications profession may be substituted for the education to a maximum of two (2) years.
Must be fluent in both English and Spanish, both verbally and in writing. Must possess a valid California driver license and meet the automobile insurability requirement of the District. Prior to consideration for hire, recommended candidates must submit a California Department of Motor Vehicles driver printout, sign a waiver to release all information regarding current and past employment history and complete a conflict of interest form. As mentioned, evenings and weekend work will be required.
Interested individuals must submit a completed official SJVAPCD application by 5:30 p.m. Monday, November 28, 2022. Applications must be submitted on our website at www.valleyair.org. All applications will be reviewed and those applicants who are among the most qualified for the position will be invited to participate in an interview. San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution District participates in the E-Verify Program. For more information visit http://www.valleyair.org/jobs/E-Verify/E-Verify.pdf(Download PDF reader)EOE
About San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District
The San Joaquin Valley Air District is a public health agency whose mission is to improve the health and quality of life for all Valley residents through efficient, effective and entrepreneurial air quality management strategies. Our Core Values have been designed to ensure that our mission is accomplished through commonsense, feasible measures that are based on sound science.