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Public Information Specialist

R-051665
  1. Lake City
  1. Transportation

Public Information Specialist

Public Information Specialist

Why join us?

We are hiring! The Public Information Specialist will work with clients in geographic area of responsibility and is responsible for assisting the public affairs program with public relations, public information, government affairs, community outreach, Web site design and maintenance, graphic design and media relations for clients and their projects.

Atkins is currently seeking a Public Information Specialist to join our Public Outreach Team in our Lake City, FL office. 

About Us

Atkins is one of the world’s most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies. Atkins has been providing infrastructure planning, engineering, construction, environmental consulting, urban planning, architecture, and program management services to public and private clients across the United States for more than 50 years. Atkins has the depth and breadth of expertise to respond to the most technically challenging and time-critical infrastructure projects and the urgent transition to a low-carbon economy.

How will you contribute to the team?

  • Assists with general public information writing duties including press releases, newsletters, project fact sheets, statistical reports, PowerPoint presentations, public service announcements, and other public information materials.
  • Coordinates logistics for special events including public meetings and hearings, open houses, groundbreakings, ribbon cuttings, and project tours.
  • Assists public meeting organizers with meeting facilitation.
  • Assists with Web site design, photo gallery maintenance, database administration, statistical analysis and reporting, and monthly maintenance.
  • Assists with the design of project collateral materials including project displays, fact sheets, brochures, newsletters, and maps.
  • Takes digital photographs for photo galleries and project records.
  • Monitors daily newspapers and clip stories and advertising related to the firm’s projects.
  • Performs other general administrative and coordination duties as assigned.
  • Performs such other duties determined necessary by the Supervisor.

What will you contribute?

  • Bachelor’s degree in Communication Studies, Public Relations, English, Public Administration, or related degree; excellent writing and proofreading skills; and strong verbal communication skills required. Internship in consulting firm preferred.
  • Ability to write and oversee the design of promotional and informational materials
  • Ability to establish effective working relationships with the media, employees, managers, citizens, appointed and elected officials
  • Ability to work in a team environment and to work independently
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
  • Ability to make persuasive public presentations
  • Ability to listen and respond to citizens and other customers on a variety of issues.
  • Computer proficiency is required.

What we offer at Atkins:

At Atkins, you will enjoy a robust rewards package which includes:

  • Opportunity to work on various projects of various sizes
  • Competitive salary
  • Flexible work schedules
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Group Insurance
  • Retirement Savings Plan with employer match
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Learning and development programs, training, career opportunities and a highly regarded tuition reimbursement program

If this sounds like you and you would like to expand your career with us, apply today!

Atkins is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace.  EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability.

Please review Atkins Equal Opportunity Statement here:

https://careers.snclavalin.com/equal-opportunities-statement

Atkins cares about your privacy and are committed to protecting your privacy.  Please consult our Privacy Notice on our Careers site to know more about how we collect, use and transfer your Personal Data.

By submitting your personal information to Atkins, you confirm that you have read and accept our Privacy Notice. 

Note to staffing and direct hire agencies:

In the event a recruiter or agency who is not on our preferred supplier list submits a resume/candidate to anyone in the company, SNC-Lavalin family of companies, we explicitly reserve the right to recruit and hire the candidate(s) at our discretion and without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency.  https://careers.snclavalin.com/recruitment-agencies

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