• Public Involvement Manager

    Job Location US-FL-Tampa
    Job ID 0818-19221
    HNTB Job Title
    Public Involvement Mgr
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Environmental Planning
  • Why Choose HNTB?

    For more than a century, HNTB has helped deliver infrastructure solutions that best meet the unique needs of our clients. With client relationships spanning decades, we understand infrastructure life cycles and have the perspective to solve technical challenges with clarity and imagination. We are far more than a design firm. We see and help address far-reaching issues of financing, legislation, design, construction, community outreach and ongoing operations. As employee-owners committed to the highest levels of performance, we enable clients to achieve their goals and inspiring visions.

    At HNTB, we’re encouraged to go beyond discovering mere solutions that will impact our very landscape. We are encouraged to ask, “What if?” Our HNTB family fosters an inventive and resourceful commitment to finding unique answers to complex problems. We believe that the act of wondering sparks creativity. We will work to foster your creativity, career and personal growth. Come join HNTB and unleash your spark of imagination.

    For you, “together” can mean the chance to put together an exciting career. At HNTB “together” also means collaborating across geographies and disciplines within the firm. And “together” means that we are partners with our clients. Our goals are linked, and their success is our success. “Together” means that we are engaged in the communities we serve — we live there — and are committed to their growth and development.


    The time is right to join HNTB Corporation!  HNTB is currently seeking a Public Involvement Manager in our Tampa, FL office.

    Job Summary

    Plans, develops, and leads public involvement strategies and programs for clients to facilitate communication and acceptance of projects and initiatives.

    Essential Responsibility

    • Implements public involvement strategies and programs for clients to facilitate communication and acceptance of projects and initiatives. Ensures positive relations with various governmental and professional agencies, associations, and officials.
    • Directs the development of and approves speeches, presentation materials, correspondence, and other media for use in presentations, mailings and/or meetings.
    • Manages day to day operations of a staff who administer public involvement programs to promote unit presence in the marketplace consistent with the strategic plan and unit objectives. Implements quality assurance/quality control procedures to ensure a high quality of work.
    • Prepares and coordinates dissemination of facts and information about unit activities to external agencies, associations, and news organizations using print, radio and/or visual media in support of unit objectives and to promote awareness of unit products and/or services.
    • Identifies local and regional perceptions of the unit and its services, and makes recommendations necessary to improve perceptions.
    • Contracts with and manages sub-consultants for public/community relations, graphic design, and other outside work when needed.
    • Implements comprehensive communication programs to provide effective interface between the public and company and assist employees in serving as company ambassadors through local community and trade association involvement. Plans and coordinates community meetings including scheduling, determining location, and ensuring proper setup and materials are present.
    • Oversees compliance with rules and laws specifically outlined by state and federal regulations and those that may be requested by clients.
    • Performs other duties as assigned.

    Basic Qualification

    Bachelor's degree in Communications, English, Journalism or related field
    7 years related experience

    Preferred Qualification/Skills

    10 years related experience
    Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Public Relations, Urban Planning or related field
    Experience with public engagement related to transportation projects
    Strong understanding of public involvement requirements as related to planning projects, NEPA and PD&E
    Urban planning/land use planning experience
    Media relations
    Speech writing
    Communication theory and practice

    General Work Conditions

    Office Environment: Work is generally performed in an office environment in which there is only minimal exposure to potentially unpleasant working conditions. Incumbent must have the ability to stand and sit frequently, and reach horizontally as well as vertically for overhead use.

    HNTB Corporation is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran. 

    The HNTB Companies are an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex, national origin, age, disability, pregnancy status, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, marital status, genetic information, citizenship status, or other status protected by law.  In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, we will hire only U.S. citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States (if the position is or will be one which is subject to U.S. law). We will provide reasonable accommodation for qualified individual with a disability where appropriate.


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