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Employer: COMMONWEALTH UTILITIES CORPORATION (CNMI GOVERNMENT)
DBA: COMMONWEALTH UTILITIES CORPORATION (CNMI GOVERNMENT)
Address: P.O. Box 501220
Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands
96950 United States
Phone: 670-664-4282
Contact COMMONWEALTH UTILITIES CORPORATION (CNMI GOVERNMENT) via email

Job Vacancy Announcement JVA
JVA Type: New
Island Saipan
FLSA Covered? Yes, covered
DOD related? No
PERM related? * No
VEVRAA related? No
Original Number of Openings: 1
Number of Openings Currently Available 1
Specific Worksite location: Dandan, Saipan
Job Classification: Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations
Job Title: Public Information Officer
Announcement Number: 20-11-88200
Job Classification: Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations
Opening Date: 11/20/2020
Closing Date: 12/11/2020
Salary Range: $42411 to $57252 / Annually
Job Title: Public Information Officer
Job Duties: The incumbent will be under the direct supervision of the Executive Director or his/her designee. Duties: • Serves as a liaison between CUC, the media and the public; plans, coordinates and disseminates public information utilizing various forms of communication in an effort to educate and promote the organization’s projects and activities. • Prepares copy of news releases; content for the CUC website; articles; newsletters; reports and creates various collateral materials. • Develops and coordinates public outreach programs; researches and identifies outreach needs and recommends communication methods for the provision of information. • Received and responds to inquiries from the public, internal departments, and other agencies as well as coordinating with CUC Call center, may serve as representative at public meetings to address questions or issues, and to provide community updates. • Designs and implements public information campaigns, events and programs; determines campaign or program goals and expected outcomes; plans, coordinates and prepares materials and activities to meet goals and objectives. • Researches, gathers and maintains information and communication materials and archives. • Performs other duties of a similar nature and level as assigned.
High School Diploma Required? Yes
Qualification Requirements: Education: Bachelor Degree in Journalism, Public Administration or related field and 4 years of related public information experience. Proficiency in multiple languages (such as legally recognized language in the CNMI: English, Chamorro and Carolinian) is a plus. Knowledge of: Applicable Federal, Commonwealth State and local laws, codes, regulations and/or ordinances; Public relations principles and techniques; Communication methods; Media relations principles, Customer relations principles; Modern Office Technology. Skills in: Interpreting and applying Federal, State, and/or Local laws, codes, rules, regulations and standards; serving as a public information liaison and representative to the community; Planning, coordinating and disseminating public information; Determining information needs and promoting and educating the public; Preparing news releases, communications content, articles and collateral materials; Listening and responding to inquiries and effectively conveying information; Utilizing critical thinking and social perception to identify issues; Researching and preparing recommendations and responses; Designing and implementing programs and events; Measuring effectiveness of program delivery for future enhancements; Gathering and maintaining communication materials and information; utilizing a computer and relevant software applications; Utilizing communication and interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with coworkers, supervisor, the general public and other to sufficiently exchange or convey information and to receive work direction. • Licensing: o Valid CNMI Driver’s License with appropriate class.
Full or Part Time: Full Time
Hours per Week: 40
Hours per Day: 8
Payment Frequency: Bi-weekly
Overtime Available: No
Overtime Rate: $ - $
Rate x 1.5 per hour Exempted: Yes
Specify All Payroll Deductions: All applicable taxes
Required tools, supplies and Equipment to be provided: Computer and Personal Protective Equipment.
Anticipated starting date of employment: 11/30/2020
Anticipated closing date of employment: 11/30/2022
Housing Provided: No
Food Provided: No
Transportation required: No
If transportation is required, daily transportation to and from the worksite(s) will be provided to the workers. Daily pick-up place(s) will be at: 0
Fringe Benefits: Dependent upon package selected
Comments: All applicants may be tested and all applicants are subject to pre-employment drug test. How to Apply: Submit a completed CUC Employment Application, resume, and applicable supporting documents to the CUC Human Resources office located on the 3rd Floor of the Joeten Dandan Building on Saipan, Monday through Friday 7:30 am – 4:30 pm (Except Legal Holidays). Applicants on the island of Tinian and Rota may submit their documents to their respective CUC Administration office. Application, resume and supporting documents can also be e-mailed to: employment.applications@cucgov.org