The Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA), Orange County’s primary transportation agency. It’s our job to develop and deliver transportation solutions to enhance the quality of life and keep Orange County moving. Operating in a 798 square-mile area, we serve more than 3 million residents in 34 cities and unincorporated areas. Our responsibilities extend to all forms of transportation, including bus and paratransit service, Metrolink commuter rail service, planned future rail, including street cars, the 91 Express Lanes Toll Road, freeway, street and road improvement projects, motorist services and regulating taxi operations. OCTA has been recognized for excellence in the public transportation industry by the American Public Transportation Association, and has been honored with awards from local and national organizations for our transportation improvements. OCTA’s core values consist of integrity, teamwork, communication customer focus and can-do spirit.
Under direct supervision, assists with the implementation of proactive public participation and community outreach programs, and helps staff OCTA’s public committees to increase awareness of major agency policies, programs, projects and services.
This is a non-exempt position in Salary Grade L: Min $23.99 – Mid $29.57 – Max $ 35.14 per hour. The starting salary will be within this range based on qualifications.
The application deadline for this position is Wednesday, July 18, 2018.
This list is intended to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification and is not designed to be interpreted as an exhaustive listing of all tasks required of employees assigned to this job.
Any combination of education and experience equivalent to a bachelor's degree in public relations, communications, journalism or related field. Related experience preferred. Knowledge of Orange County demographics and transportation issues is desirable.
Working Conditions/Physical Activities:
(The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by the employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. OCTA provides reasonable accommodation to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions).
Positions in this class typically require:
OCTA is an equal opportunity employer and will not tolerate discrimination in employment on the basis of race, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, ethnicity, national origin, marital status, status as a protected veteran, genetic information, or any other legally protected classification or status.