The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California

Public Affairs Representative II

Job Locations US-CA-Los Angeles
Job ID 2024-2720
Org Data : Descr Linked
Headquarters (Adjacent to Union Station)
Posted Date
3 weeks ago(5/6/2024 2:10 PM)
Application Filing Period
May 6, 2024 - June 6, 2024 @ 4:30 p.m. PST
# of Openings
USD $44.67/Hr.
USD $58.81/Hr.
Work Schedule
Bargaining Unit Name / Code

As a Public Affairs Representative II, you will support Metropolitan’s integrated communications program, which includes written, visual, online, and social media content that provides clear messaging on key water management and related issues to reach various demographic groups and ethnic communities through Southern California’s diverse media market. In this role, you will help write and edit a variety of public-facing communications products such as articles, fact sheets, newsletters, scripts and talking points for internal and external uses as well as materials and content for strategic reports, district websites (, and social media.


As part of your duties, you will work with Water Resource Management to support water use efficiency programs and water conservation messaging, while helping to develop conservation outreach materials as well as to coordinate with member agencies and other external organizations. You also will provide support for the management of Metropolitan’s media placement contract and Metropolitan’s outreach program for conservation awareness. In addition, you will help manage and maintain content on “,” Metropolitan’s online conservation portal, along with engaging in public outreach activities, making presentations, and preparing written materials to support water conservation programs and goals.


The successful candidate is a creative and skilled writer with well-rounded experience in corporate communication and/or public communication. They are a talented storyteller with innovative ideas on disseminating internal and external information and the ability to turn technical data into content that is easy for the public to understand.


This job announcement has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work being performed by employees in this classification / job.

To view the full job description click here: Public Affairs Representative II


Education and Experience:  Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in a related field and four years relevant experience of which two years of experience must have been at the Public Affairs Representative I level; or a Master’s degree from an accredited college or university in a related field and two years relevant experience of which two years of experience must have been at the Public Affairs Representative I level.


Relevant Experience is defined as: experience in writing web content, social media, and other materials for corporate communications and/or public communications. 


Employees in this position may be required to obtain and maintain the following certifications, licensing and registrations:

License(s): Valid California Class C Driver’s License or equivalent that allows you to drive during your employment is required at time of application.


• Competitive compensation
• Excellent medical, dental, life, vision plans.
• Deferred compensation in the form of a 401(k) plan (with matching contribution) and a 457 plan.
• Retirement benefits under the California Public Employees' Retirement System
• Tuition reimbursement
• Training and advancement opportunities
• Excellent working environment
• Public transportation reimbursements 

• Hub of public transportation: rail, subway, buses, and taxis

• On-site fitness center



For more information on MWD benefits, please use the following link: Benefits Regular Full Time Employee


The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California is a state-established cooperative that, along with its 26 cities and retail suppliers, provides water for 19 million people in six counties. The district imports water from the Colorado River and Northern California to supplement local supplies, and helps its members to develop increased water conservation, recycling, storage and other resource-management programs.


The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. Qualified individuals with disabilities, who need a reasonable accommodation during the application or selection process, please call (213) 217-7738 or email:


Metropolitan is a Federal and State EO employer – Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories


Application Filing Period: Closes at 4:30 pm PST on the date stated in the job announcement. However it may close prior to the filing end date if sufficient applications have been received. If sufficient applications have not been received, then the filing period end date may be extended.


Sponsorship: Applicants for employment with The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States (i.e., H1-B or other employment-based immigration case).


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