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Publications Production Specialist Opening

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Publications Production Specialist Opening





Agency: Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission


Position Number: 77902191

Salary:  $20.00 an hour

Posting Closing Date: 01/15/2023

Position number:  77902191

Address and telephone number:  1875 E. Orange Avenue, Tallahassee, FL 32311

Supervisor: Rachel Penrod

Salary: $20/hr


This position serves as the Interpretive Products Designer and Project Coordinator for the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission’s Public Access Services Office. The Incumbent designs and edits interpretive materials and wayfinding signage, manages the production process and keeps organized records.


Specific duties include:


Graphic Design – 50%

Selects, prepares, creates, reviews and completes free-hand or computer assisted artwork, graphics and typography using Adobe Creative Suite. Reviews and edits map designs provided by cartographer in Adobe Illustrator, conforming to cartographic standards. Designs publications, interpretive panels, and other public information products. Maintains updated design and cartography standards for appropriate, graphically pleasing and accessible public communications.


Production Management – 30%

Tracks the interpretive product production process, ensures timely product completion from concept to

graphic design to printer to delivery and installation where needed. Obtains quotes, coordinates with

business manager to ensure timely issuance of purchase orders and processing of invoices. Updates and maintains a database of interpretive products including type, dimensions, cost, production date and vendor. Organizes and maintains electronic records such as print or fabrication production

specifications, contracts and photo releases.


Photo Management – 15%

Assists in selecting appropriate photos for use in interpretive products. Helps manage photo database using Adobe Photoshop and Lightroom. Secures and stores photo and model releases.


Other Duties – 5%

Attends staff meetings, participates in professional development courses as appropriate. Responds to telephone and mail inquires. Occasional participation in agency outreach events. Travel with overnight stays may be required.


QUALIFICATIONS:  Knowledge, skills and abilities:

  1. Ability to analyze needs and product requirements to create a design
  2. Knowledge of publication production and print process
  3. Ability to evaluate high quality photography for use on web, print and sign products
  4. Highly organized, able to manage multiple projects, has strong attention to detail
  5. Self-directed and able to work as an effective team member
  6. Ability to travel for short overnight trips of 1-2 nights.
  7. Proficient in use of Microsoft Office Suite
  8. Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite, particularly Illustrator and InDesign
  9. Knowledge of ArcGIS mapping software such as ArcPro preferred


County: Leon, Statewide (Position is eligible for full-time work from home)

Working hours: Flexible. Core hours are 10am-4pm M-F

List of any subordinates supervised: n/a



Level of Education- Minimum Qualifications:

  • A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with a major in communications, English or art and one year of experience in editing and publishing materials.
  • Experience as described above can substitute on a year-for-year basis for the required college education.


A cover letter and resume should be included with the application package.


The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.

Nearest Major Market: Tallahassee

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