Communications and Outreach Supervisor – Cheyenne, Wyoming

Agency
Wyoming Game and Fish Department
Location
Cheyenne, WY
Job Category
Full time Positions
Salary
$5,288.77 - $6,815.43 Monthly
Last Date to Apply
08/30/2021
Website
https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/wyoming/jobs/3174407/babo11-2021-01271-communications-and-outreach-supervisor-cheyenne?keywords=babo&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs
Description
The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is seeking a Communications and Outreach Supervisor in Cheyenne, WY. This position supervises multiple disciplines within the statewide communications and outreach team for the Department. The position will supervise, train, evaluate, coordinate, and direct teams of permanent personnel in the planning, administration, management, coordination and budgeting of comprehensive statewide information and education programs. Oversee staff and programs that support the Wyoming Game and Fish Department's mission through intra-agency coordination, customer service, conservation education, hunter education, hunter/angler recruitment, and disseminating information through TV and radio media, and other social media. Human Resource Contact: Laura 307-777-4507 ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: The listed functions are illustrative only and are not intended to describe every function which may be performed in the job level. Supervision of information and education employees (TV; radio; emails; social media; conservation education; hunter education; hunter/angler recruitment). Ensure close intra-agency coordination and teamwork. Oversee development of priorities; implementation of work plans; direct and delegate work; review work products; and conduct performance appraisals. Oversee the development and management of budgets. Intra-agency coordination and teamwork to accomplish the agency’s highest information and education priorities. Work closely with the communications director, public information officer, division administrators and other employees (e.g., regional information & education employees - Wildlife Division) to accomplish agency priorities. Use conservation education, hunter education, hunter/angler recruitment, inter- and intra-agency coordination and teamwork to accomplish the agency’s priorities. Use various communication tools (social media, news media tools - TV, and radio) to strategically accomplish the agency’s priorities. Work closely with the division administrators, regional personnel, volunteers, conservation organizations, etc. to accomplish agency priorities.
Qualifications
Preference may be given to those with a Bachelor’s Degree plus 1-3 years of progressive work experience or 4-7 years of progressive work experience in supervisor roles. Preference may be given to those with supervisory or program manager experience. Preference may be given to those with Strategic communications experience. Preference may be given to those with outreach program development experience. *Must have a valid driver's license. KNOWLEDGE: Skill in employee supervision, including directing and overseeing work, resolving conflict, conducting performance evaluations and completing disciplinary actions; internal communications. Ability to write and edit news and publication copy for print and broadcast mediums. Understanding of social media and email strategy. Knowledge of and practical application of principles and current trends of current conservation education strategies, hunter education strategies and best practices for hunting/angler recruitment. Ability to break down technical information into messages suitable for general public. Ability to manage, lead and supervise multiple priorities, projects and programs. Ability to prioritize and manage workloads. Ability to communicate and work effectively with other work units, divisions and organizations. Skill in developing and implementing comprehensive media plans. Work with minimal supervision, have good written and oral communication skills, be multi-task oriented, have organizational skills, ability to coordinate new projects. Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to build positive working relationships within the agency, with stakeholder groups, businesses, and communicate effectively with a variety of people. Working knowledge of wildlife management, outdoor recreation, and conservation including hunting, fishing, and trapping. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Education: Bachelor's Degree (typically in Business Management) Experience: 1-3 years of progressive work experience (typically in Business Management) with acquired knowledge at the level of a Business Office Supervisor I OR Education & Experience Substitution: 4-7 years of progressive work experience (typically in Business Management) with acquired knowledge at the level of a Business Office Supervisor I Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: None NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: PHYSICAL WORKING CONDITIONS: Statewide travel will be required. NOTES: FLSA: Exempt Successful applicants for employment must pass a background check prior to appointment. SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION: 040-Wyoming Game and Fish Department - Director's Office Click here to view the State of Wyoming Classification and Pay Structure. URL: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/wyoming/default.cfm The State of Wyoming is an Equal Opportunity Employer and actively supports the ADA and reasonably accommodates qualified applicants with disabilities. Class Specifications are subject to change, please refer to the A & I HRD Website to ensure that you have the most recent version. A complete listing of the State of Wyoming Classification and Pay Structure can be viewed at http://agency.governmentjobs.com/wyoming/default.cfm. See Human Resource Contact Information in the General Description Section Statewide, WY 82002 Fax: (307) 777-6562 Class Code #BABO11 Job # 2021-01271 BABO11-2021-01271-COMMUNICATIONS AND OUTREACH SUPERVISOR-CHEYENNE The State of Wyoming is an Equal Opportunity Employer and actively supports the ADA and reasonably accommodates qualified applicants with disabilities. No notice of eligibility will be sent to applicants who meet the minimum qualifications.
Contact Person
Laura Curtis
Contact Phone
3077774507
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