Government Affairs Officer

23 Apr, 2022

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Government Affairs Officer

Regional Transportation CommissionGovernment Affairs Officer
Reno, NV

THE REGIONAL TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION (RTC) OF WASHOE COUNTY, NEVADA,  an integrated transportation agency that serves as the Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO), transit authority, and street and highway construction agency invites applications for the position of  Government Affairs Officer.

The incumbent will report to the Executive Director and provide federal, state, and local government strategy coordination and community outreach for the RTC.  The successful candidate will enjoy working in interdisciplinary teams, and possess strong communication and attention to detail skills. Other duties include supporting RTC’s public policy efforts by tracking legislation and establishing working relationships with federal and state regulatory bodies and departments, including the Federal Transit Administration, Federal Highway Administration, USDOT, and Nevada Department of Transportation.

 

Minimum qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in journalism, political science, public relations, marketing, communications, or related field; AND at least three (3) to five (5) years’ experience in government or community relations; OR equivalent combination of education and experience. 

 

Preferred qualifications: Spanish and English bilingual skills.

 

Benefits include: Nevada Public Employees’ Retirement System; medical, dental, vision, life, and long-term disability insurance 100% agency paid for employee and 50% for dependents; generous vacation, sick, personal leave, and Thirteen paid holidays. Nevada does not have a state income tax, and we do not participate in Social Security.

 

For complete details and to apply please visit our web site: https://www.rtcwashoe.com/  – click on About RTC and then “Careers” RTC

Job posted: 2022-04-23