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Community Services Officer/Public Information Officer

Woodinville Fire and Rescue

Community Services Officer/Public Information Officer 

$75,600 - $91,872 DoQ plus Generous Benefits Package


The Position 

 The CSO/PIO reports directly to the Fire Chief and works with limited supervision to manage the District’s outward facing communications, fire and life safety education, and community events.  

The successful CSO/PIO will have excellent interpersonal relationship skills, effective communication skills, the requisite knowledge, and the ability to work well with people at all levels. The CSO/PIO will have independent decision-making skills and be able to function without tight supervision.  

 For a complete position description, go to www.wf-r.org and download the Community Services Officer/Public Information Officer job description document. 

Minimum Qualifications 

The position requires the ability to effectively serve as the District’s PIO; plan and implement public education activities; maintain availability to respond to fire and emergency medical incidents in a supporting role as directed; plan and coordinate District events; teach CPR and First Aid to public; read and comprehend procedural and policy material; speak effectively and clearly in all situations, including individual communication; speak in small groups and informal or impromptu meetings; work cooperatively with other government entities and the public; produce written documents with clearly organized thoughts using proper sentence construction, punctuation and grammar; work safely in both emergency and non-emergency environments. 

Qualifications for Eligibility 

To be eligible to apply for and hold this position, the applicant must meet the following required qualifications prior to the close of applications and then maintain them: 

• High school diploma or equivalent 

• Valid Washington State driver's license and insurability under the District’s existing vehicle and umbrella liability insurance carrier and Washington state law. 

• Preferred: Associate of Arts degree or higher; two years of experience as a fire and life safety public educator

To Apply 

Send a completed application (do not write “see resume”), current resume, cover letter, and answers to the supplemental questions via U.S. Mail or email to: 

 J. Montegary 

Chief Administrative Officer 

Woodinville Fire & Rescue 

P.O. Box 2200 Woodinville, WA 98072-2200 

jmontegary@wf-r.org 

The job description, employment application and supplemental questions may be found on our website at www.wf-r.org under Job Posts. Application packets are due by 5pm 7/13/18.

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Posted: Jun 5, 2018,
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