Public Involvement and Outreach Specialist

Southeastern Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission
Waukesha, WI
United States
Professional Areas: 
Community Engagement
Public Policy
Regional Planning
Experience Level: 
Mid-Level
AICP Certification: 
Not required
Salary: 
45,000 to 65,000 depending upon experience

The Southeastern Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission (SEWRPC) is seeking a Public Involvement and Outreach Specialist. In this role, the successful candidate would conduct outreach to citizens, businesses, minorities, and low-income groups on issues related to transportation, land use, and the environment.

The Principal Responsibilities are:

  • Strengthen and continue relationships with grassroots organizations and political officials;
  • Represent the Commission at various meetings throughout the region and simplify complex plans and processes to all attendees;
  • Serve as a liaison between commission staff and community concerns and desires;
  • Arrange and conduct public meetings, open houses, hearings, focus groups, and visioning sessions for any SEWRPC division;
  • Staff SEWRPC exhibit booth/table at regional and local tradeshows, community fairs, summits and community partner meetings.

The ideal candidate would have:

  • A bachelor’s degree, master’s degree preferred.
  • Strong established relationships with community groups involved with regional and/or local transportation, land use and/or environmental issues.
  • Ability to speak a second language preferred.
Published on:
May 1, 2019 - 8:55am
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