$80K — $100K *
·Assesses and evaluates community attitudes and concerns regarding major studies on transit issues, new initiatives and construction projects and advises management of impacts. Assesses potential transportation needs for future development throughout the state.
·Establishes and maintains proactive and continuing contact with elected and appointed officials, commuter groups, transportation committees or special interest groups within their assigned geographic region area, impacted by NJ TRANSIT programs, policies and/or service initiatives.
·Designs and recommends a comprehensive community relations program for assigned geographic region area and on specific projects and implements same. Ensures conflict avoidance/resolution, as required and sensitive information dissemination; externally and internally.
·Researches, plans and composes internal/external correspondence, briefing preparation, reports and/or requests for information on assigned projects in geographic area.
·Coordinates agency-wide in the planning, coordination and implementation of approved programs, and coordinates multi-disciplined agency-task force planning teams to address community issues of concern.
·Serves as Government & Community Relations contact person for any public events within their assigned geographic region.
· Creates and maintains an accurate database of all elected officials within assigned geographic region.
· Prepares weekly activity reports, and submits to the Senior Director.
·Performs special projects and/or initiatives projects, as assigned by the Senior Director.
KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS REQUIRED:
Baccalaureate Degree in Public Administration or related area, or equivalent, and five years of community relations experience, relating to the handling of special interest groups, project planning, administration and public information dissemination expertise.
At NJ Transit you will enjoy a competitive salary and excellent benefit package:
• Comprehensive Family Health Insurance – Prescription, Dental, Vision
• Flexible Spending Account
• Life Insurance
• Paid Leave
• 401(a) and 401(k) Retirement Plans--up to 9% employer contribution
• Tuition Assistance
• Qualified Transportation Expense Plan (QTE)
Valid through: 1/28/2022