Job Summary

Starting Salary:   Min: $4,967 – Mid: $6,797 per month

Job Description:   The Government Relations Coordinator supports all aspects of VIA’s Government and Community Relations work. This position plays an integral role in developing and sustaining relationships with local elected officials and their staff, public agency partners, business and industry representatives and various private-sector entities. This position works with minimal supervision in a fast-paced and deadline-oriented environment. This individual provides timely and responsive assistance to elected officials and other internal and external stakeholders, and also shares information regarding VIA projects and programs. Also plays a key role in advancing VIA’s efforts to be an active and involved partner in the local and regional community.

Education and Experience:   Bachelor’s Degree with concentration in Government, Public Affairs, Public Administration, Communications, Business, Marketing, or related field, and at least five (5) years of applicable work experience in governmental relations or related field. Emphasis on governmental or public relations related to transportation or experience representing a public entity or elected official highly preferred. Additional related education or experience may be allowed to substitute as an equivalent combination.

 Closing Date:  03/31/2024

VIA Metropolitan Transit is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
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