Posted 3/12/2020

The Capital Area Council of Governments, CAPCOG, is a governmental organization serving the 10-county region surrounding the Austin metro area that coordinates with other city and county governments to provide programs and services related to community development, public safety, environmental issues and services for seniors. The Regional Planning and Services Division provides technical assistance and support to local governments throughout the 10-county region on issues related to planning and land use, sustainable development, transportation planning, natural resource management, and related policy fields.


CAPCOG is seeking a Regional Outreach Specialist to support the agency’s Regional Planning and Services division, including (but not limited to) air quality, transportation, water, and other issues. Work involves outreach to external customers, including governmental, private sector, non-profit entities, and the general public involving social media tools, websites, event staffing, and presentations in various settings. CAPCOG is looking for candidates with strong written and oral communication skills, including public speaking. The ideal candidate would also be skilled in creating and managing website and social media content. For more information on the position, please review the job description. CAPCOG offers full coverage of medical, dental, and vision insurance and a generous contribution to 401k.


Education: Associate’s degree or two years of an accredited four-year college degree with course work in environmental resources or communications.


Experience: Public speaking experience and experience with developing and disseminating outreach material required.


Salary: $38,000 – $46,000 per year depending on qualifications


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Application closing date:  March 31, 2020 or until filled


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$38,000 - $46,000 per year depending on qualifications  


Capital Area Council of Governments (CAPCOG), Austin, TX, USA