Job Type: Seasonal, Temporary, Exempt
Location: Ross County
Promotional Bid: unclassified position (may include promotion, transfer or demotion)
Job Location: ODOT – D9 650 Eastern Ave Chillicothe Ohio 45601
Division: Public Information
Opening Date: Fri. 02/16/18
Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Pay Range: 0
Hours of work: Based upon operational needs.
Salary: $8.50 – $14.72 Hourly
Job Duties: This is a temporary position involving various duties that will either supplement the student’s major field of study and/or provide experience that is useful addition to the student’s education and meaningful preparation for future professional employment.
Under supervision & training of Public Information Officer or other designated staff, utilizes computer & related software (e.g., Adobe InDesign & PhotoShop) to provide computer-generated graphic design & visual communications services (e.g., internal & external websites); creates the monthly newsletter; gathers information on road closures, lane restrictions, & detours new highway construction projects, & special events to assist in writing (e.g., using Microsoft Word) & distributing press releases, development of informational brochures & fact sheets & updating District internet; writes articles & takes pictures of interest concerning District employees for publication in the Department’s monthly newsletter; operates digital camera to take pictures at special events (e.g., public meetings, construction season kick-off, district roadeo, etc.), pictures of employees for newsletter, &/or other related Department activities.
Operates state vehicle to travel to construction projects, special events, county garages, & other related sites within the District. Performs miscellaneous duties to facilitate the operational efficiency of the work unit (e.g., answers telephone & takes messages; provides information about ODOT activities &/or programs by responding to inquires received by telephone, e-mail, &/or Buckeye Traffic feedback form; clips newspaper articles related to ODOT & utilizes scanner &/or copier; develops presentations for use by Public Information Officer or other staff using computer & related software (e.g., Microsoft PowerPoint)).
Minimum Qualifications: Must have a valid driver’s license.
Must currently be enrolled in a college or university and in good academic standing.
Major Worker Characteristics:
This position is overtime eligible based on FLSA standards.
The rate of pay is based upon the student’s academic status (which is determined by the college or university):
Freshman (1st year)= $8.50 – $11.72
Sophomore (2nd year)= $9.00 – $12.22
Junior (3rd year)= $9.50 – $13.72
Senior = $9.75 – $14.72
The final candidate selected for the position will be required to undergo a criminal background check. Criminal convictions do not necessarily preclude an applicant from consideration for a position. An individual assessment of an applicant’s prior criminal convictions will be made before excluding an applicant from consideration
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The State of Ohio is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, religion, age, disability or military status in employment or provision of services.
When contacted for an interview, an applicant who requires special accommodations, due to a disability, should notify the office so that proper arrangements can be made.
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