The Montgomery County Department of Environmental Protection is seeking a Program Manager II – Public Outreach & Education Manager has been posted. Closing date 9/6/2012. The job number on the County’s Human Resoureces web-site recruiting system is IRC9279. Search jobs in the General Professional category.

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This position is responsible for developing and implementing the department’s outreach and education activities in coordination with a variety of other outreach and program staff. Key responsibilities include management, including day-to-day maintenance, of:

1. The Department’s website at, which focuses on the programs and activities of DEP.
2. The website, which is a resident’s “guide to living a green life in Montgomery County,” and the associated Facebook page.
3. Other existing and emerging outreach programs and supporting materials, both in physical form (brochures, signs, etc.) or electronic form (blogs, Twitter, etc.).

The candidate must have an in-depth understanding of website management and marketing, the social media landscape, and how to use this understanding to engage Montgomery County residents, businesses, and DEP partners in the mission of DEP. The candidate will ensure consistency of DEP “brand” in on-line and other communications; further develop and manage DEP’s social media strategy; work with department staff to generate and curate website and social media content; and develop a system for tracking, analyzing and reporting web analytics and social media data and use the knowledge gained to provide insight on future outreach efforts.

The successful candidate must have the ability to work in a collaborative environment within a large organization with multiple priorities; and have excellent oral and written communication skills, including superior writing, copy editing and proofreading ability. Experience in environmental programs and a passion for environmental issues, while not a requirement, is a plus.

The job number on the HR recruiting system is IRC9279.

Stan Edwards
Division of Environmental Policy & Compliance
Department of Environmental Protection
Montgomery County, MD