Orlando Fire Public Information Officer

City of Orlando
April 24, 2024
78 West Central Blvd, Orlando, FL
Job Type


Who We Are

Orlando, The City Beautiful

For most of Orlando’s history we’ve been the place everyone wants to visit. Today, we’re also the place where everyone wants to live and do business. List after list has Orlando as one of the fastest growing cities in America. We’re transitioning from our role as the young upstart to a more mature, global city.

This didn’t happen by accident. Together as a community, we developed a shared vision for our city focused on creating partnerships and we’ve transformed Orlando from a place that was packed with potential into a city on the rise.

Our vision ensures we are an inclusive, compassionate community that is generating jobs, becoming the most sustainable city in the nation, keeping our community safe, making it easier to get around, and increasing the quality of life. Together, we can continue realizing all our city’s potential.

Come be part of our community with the City of Orlando.

Performs administrative and professional work planning and coordinating City of Orlando-wide communication programs and initiatives, proactively seeking positive news coverage of City departments and services, serving as a secondary spokesperson for the Mayor’s office and all City departments, and writing and disseminating press materials, talking points, and marketing collateral as needed. Must have the ability to work nights and weekends.

Minimum Requirements

Minimum Requirements: 

Bachelor’s Degree with major coursework in Public Relations, Journalism, English, or Communications and two to three (2-3) years’ experience in public relations or news writing; or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience. Valid Florida Driver's License required. Master’s Degree coursework in communications, marketing, or public relations desired. Agency experience desired.  Must have a valid Florida driver's license; and ability to work nights and weekends.   Must pass a background check which includes a polygraph.  

IMPORTANT: To be eligible to proceed forward in the application process, applicants must meet the minimum qualifications listed in the position description. Please ensure your application provides details of all relevant experience related to the position. If you have questions or need clarification concerning the position or application process, please contact Human Resources at jobs@orlando.gov or 407.246.2062.

Supplemental Information

City of Orlando Benefits

If this posting indicates a degree is required, the following experience will apply in lieu of any degree as follows:
Two (2) years of direct experience for an associate degree;

  • Four (4) years of direct experience for a bachelor's degree;
  • Six (6) years of direct experience for a master's degree; or
  • Nine (9) years of direct experience for a doctoral degree

Apply for the role here. 

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