The DNR is currently looking for two self-motivated individuals to join our fast-paced Office of Communications as Public Information Officers.
The Public Information Officer (PIO) is a high-profile, fast-paced position responsible for driving internal and external communications for the Department of Natural Resources. They will work directly with staff across the department to create and share high-quality messaging and materials, drive engagement and build public awareness about the DNR’s suite of services that engages the public.
The PIO works alongside web, social media, design, photography/video, and other creative staff to produce materials that ensure brand consistency in message, tone, look and feel. The position also coordinates and implements statewide agency communication plans and public education priorities. The Public Information Officer advises all levels of department staff on the most effective education, outreach and public involvement methods.
This position also serves as the liaison to state and federal agencies, legislative liaisons, conservation and environmental groups. The PIO supports the Communications Director and the senior leadership team, including assisting with drafting talking points, coordinating media interviews, etc.