Staff Writer - Public Relations
Company: County of Riverside
Posted on: November 14, 2021
ABOUT THE POSITION
Riverside University Health System-MC is seeking candidates to fill
a Staff Writer position with the Public Relations Department. The
incumbent in this position will conduct research, organize, and
compose written materials and statistical reports for training
manuals, policy and procedure manuals, audiovisual production,
scripts, web sites, brochures, newsletters, and a wide variety of
other publications for the assigned department. Spanish speaking
individuals are preferred, but not required.
Incumbents in this class report to a senior level manager and are
responsible for composing and preparing a wide variety of written
material in support of various instructional, audiovisual,
educational, and informational programs for the Riverside
University Health System. This responsibility includes both the
clarity and grammatical correctness of writing and the appropriate
style and content.
Meet the Team!
Riverside University Health System
Upload a copy of any license(s), official/unofficial transcript(s),
degrees, and/or related employment documents to your NeoGov
account. If your education was completed outside of the United
States, you will need to provide a copy of your Foreign Education
Equivalency evaluation from a member of the National Association of
Credential Evaluation Services or ( NACES ) Association of
International Credential Evaluators, Inc. ( AIC ).
EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES
--- Locate resource information on subject matter through
discussions, formal training, conferences and research of
electronic or written source material.
--- Compose rough and finished drafts of training manuals,
operational directives, policy and procedure manuals, brochures,
web site information, newsletters, audiovisual presentations and
other requested written publications.
--- Compose clear and concise written material, basing style and
content on the purpose of the publication, technical complexity of
the subject and the required knowledge to understand it, and the
interest and skill level of the intended audience.
--- Gather statistical reports from local, state and federal
agencies; analyze the data and make calculations based on reporting
--- Select and arrange layout for associated pictorial material and
graphics including photographs and diagrams; coordinate layout with
printing or reproduction company, as required.
--- Make presentations to various groups on prepared written
materials; arrange for distribution of publications.
--- Maintain files of department publications and statistics; keep
calendar of publication and statistical deadlines and future
Education: Possession of a Bachelor's Degree from an accredited
college with a major in Business Administration, English,
Journalism, Creative Writing or Communications preferred.
Experience: Four years of professional experience researching,
organizing and composing written materials for instructional,
informational, technical or statistical publications.
Knowledge of: Correct English usage as applied to written training,
operational or technical materials; varying methods of research and
data collection activities, the common formats of training manuals,
audiovisual production scripts, brochures, newsletters, bulletins,
web site documentation and other publications; use of word
processing, statistical math, publication and print media
Ability to: Compose clear and concise written material, basing
style and content on the purpose of the publication, the complexity
of the subject and the knowledge required to understand it; compose
language appropriate to the intended audience; read, understand and
research subjects of varying degrees of technical complexity, and
incorporate such material into clear and concise instructional or
informational written format; speak effectively and lead discussion
groups; work cooperatively with department staff and
representatives from other agencies; work with minimal
Condition of Employment
In accordance with the California Department of Public Health Order
dated August 5, 2021, health care facility workers who work in
indoor settings where care is provided to patients or where
patients have access for any purpose must be vaccinated against
COVID-19 as follows: first dose of a one-dose regimen or second
dose of a two-dose regimen, by September 30, 2021. Consideration
may be given to candidates who are in the process of completing
their vaccination regimen.
The Order allows for workers to be exempt from the vaccination
requirements by providing the facility with a declination form
signed by the individual stating either of the following: (1) the
worker is declining vaccination based on Religious Beliefs; or (2)
the worker is excused from receiving any COVID-19 vaccine due to
Qualifying Medical Reasons. Workers who are exempted from the
vaccination requirements must observe all other infection control
requirements, including face coverings and regular COVID testing at
the frequency required by their work site.
A requirement of employment is to provide proof of COVID-19
vaccination, or a completed COVID-19 Vaccination Declination form
(filled out by the candidate and their medical provider as
appropriate), during the pre-employment process. Failure to submit
the required documentation may render a candidate ineligible to
move forward in the process.
The County has a Veterans Preference Policy. Upload a copy of your
(or your spouse's) Member-4 Form DD-214 (or NGB-22) indicating
dates of service, and a copy of your spouse's letter of disability
(if applicable) with your application. For privacy reasons, it is
recommended that you remove your social security information from
the document(s). A Human Resources Representative will review the
materials and determine if you qualify for veterans 'preference.
See the policy here:
License/Certificate: Possession of a valid California Driver's
License will be required.
This recruitment is opened to all applicants. Applicants who are
current employees of the Riverside University Health System may be
considered before other applicants depending on the volume of
Qualified applicants may be considered for future vacancies
throughout the County.
BASED ON THE NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS RECEIVED, THIS POSTING MAY
CLOSE WITHOUT NOTICE.
Applications received prior to the closing date will be considered
based on the information submitted. Changes or alterations cannot
be accepted. No late applications will be permitted.
Include relevant work experience details on resume and/or
Applicants who fail to provide information demonstrating they
possess the position requirements may not be considered further in
the application process. A description of job duties directly
copied from the job classification or job posting will not be
For questions regarding this recruitment:
Please contact DeNeen Culberson at with any questions regarding
MEDICAL/DENTAL INSURANCE: A Flexible Benefit Credit is provided on
a monthly basis as governed by the Management Resolution or
applicable bargaining unit. Vision coverage is provided through
Vision Service Plan (VSP) at no cost to employee or eligible
Note: Employees on assignment through the Temporary Assignment
Program (TAP) receive different benefits. See the list here .
MISCELLANEOUS RETIREMENT: County of Riverside has three retirement
Tiers through the California Public Employees' Retirement System
- Tier I (Classic Member - Formula 3% @ 60): Applicable to
current and former County of Riverside local miscellaneous
employees hired prior to 08/24/2012 and did not withdraw CalPERS
contributions. The employee contribution is eight (8%)
- Tier II (Classic Member - Formula 2% @ 60): Applicable to local
miscellaneous employees 1) hired after 08/23/2012 through
12/31/2012; 2) Previously employed with another CalPERS contracting
public agency or a reciprocal retirement system, with a break in
service of less than six months between the separation date with
the previous employer and the appointment date with the County of
Riverside. The employee contribution is seven (7%) percent.
- Tier III (PEPRA New Member - Formula 2% @ 62): Applicable to
CalPERS local miscellaneous new members hired on or after the
implementation of the Public Employees' Pension Reform Act of 2013
(PEPRA) which took effect January 1, 2013. As of July 1, 2020, the
employee contribution is 7.25% and subject to change annually.A new
member is defined as any of the following:
- A new hire who enters CalPERS membership for the first time on
or after January 1, 2013, and who has no prior membership in any
California Public Retirement System.
- A new hire who enters CalPERS membership for the first time on
or after January 1, 2013, and who was a member with another
California Public Retirement System prior to that date, but who is
not subject to reciprocity upon joining CalPERS.
- A member who first established CalPERS membership prior to
January 1, 2013, and who is rehired by a different CalPERS agency
after a break in service of greater than six (6) months...... click
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