COVID 19 Public Information Officer; Contract

COVID 19 Public Information Officer; Contract

01 Aug 2020

COVID 19 Public Information Officer; Contract

Contract: As needed, initial contract effective through 12/31/2020

Wage: $19.70 an hour

Benefits: None

JOB SUMMARY: This position is responsible for day-to-day communications and coordination of county-wide public information programs and campaigns including marketing and outreach related to COVID 19.

MAJOR DUTIES: Related to COVID-19 Pandemic

  • Prioritizes, prepares, and/or edits media releases.
  • Schedules and coordinates press interviews with county personnel.
  • Responds to inquiries from businesses, community groups, and the general public; provides information and assistance and/or refers to other appropriate resources.
  • Prepares updates for county website and social media accounts.
  • Coordinates the production of publications, including articles, brochures, posters, and fliers.
  • Develops, schedules, and implements advertising in various media, including print, television, and radio.
  • Represents the county to community organizations and at events.
  • Prepares reports.
  • Proofreads and edits all printed information prior to release.


  • Knowledge of the principles and practices of public communication.
  • Knowledge of public health communication principles and practices.
  • Knowledge of the principles and practices of public relations.
  • Knowledge of electronic and print media.
  • Knowledge of computers and job-related software programs.
  • Skill in the analysis of problems and the development and implementation of solutions.
  • Skill in the preparation of clear and precise reports.
  • Skill in oral and written communication.

Send Resume and Cover Letter to:

Mailing Address: Human Resources, 224 S. Main St. STE B-1, Sheridan WY 82801

For additional information contact Human Resources at 307-675-2912.

Resumes will be accepted through July 31, 2020 at 5pm

Sheridan County is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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