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​Media & Public Relations

Incumbents in Public Relations classifications act as a liaison between the Department and the public regarding when and how information is released in various formats. 

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Office of Public Affairs
The Office of Public Affairs (OPA) coordinates the Department’s communications activities. OPA's main responsibilities include media relations, risk communications, web services, social media and internal communications.
OPA employs Information Officers I and II with strong writing skills to provide information to the public in collaboration with the Department’s


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Associate Governmental Program Analyst$5,149.00-$6,446.00Multiple9PB04Continuous

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Information Officer I (Specialist) - Social Media Multimedia Specialist$5,149.00-$6,446.00Permanent Full TimeExecutive DivisionOffice of Public AffairsSacramentoJC# 1857281/6/2020
Information Officer I (Specialist) - Media Relations - Bilingual $5,149.00-$6,446.00Permanent Full TimeExecutive DivisionOffice of Public AffairsSacramentoJC# 1887791/30/2020
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