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Public Information Officer




League Letter


PUBLIC INFORMATION OFFICERCity of Lenoir, N.C., population 17,905, is seeking a PIO to develop and administer a program of internal and external communications for the City, encouraging open communication and civic engagement.  Minimum requirement is a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in English, journalism, public or community relations, marketing, or a related field with 3-5 years of experience in public relations.  Related work with experience in local government or in a public organization is preferred.  Anticipated Starting Salary $49.624  Regular office hours are 8:30 – 5 Monday through Friday, but due to the nature of this position, long hours on an irregular schedule (especially when publicized situations or incidents affecting the City occur) will be required.  Excellent benefits include paid health insurance, paid life insurance and enrollment in Local Governmental Employees’ Retirement System.  Please visit the City of Lenoir’s website at for an application or Lenoir City Hall located at 801 West Avenue, NW, Lenoir, NC  Submit application, resumѐ with cover letter to Crystal Smith, Human Resources Manager, PO Box 958, Lenoir, N.C. 28645-0958 or email at  Initial review of applications will be held September 25, 2017.