Communication Journalist Position


The San Joaquin Council of Governments (SJCOG) is seeking a Communications Journalist to join the Planning, Programming, and Project Delivery Division. The position is responsible for writing articles/press releases and creating web content for the regional transportation planning work activities for San Joaquin County. Topics may range from comprehensive planning, bus and rail transit planning, air quality, transportation projects in various stages of development. The successful candidate will write content that can be used in planning documents, staff reports, and grants. Position has a strong emphasis on speed, accuracy, and clarity. The position is also responsible for editing staff reports written by team members for SJCOG’s advisory committees and Board meetings. Excellent skills in news writing, graphics, report layout, and the ability to create work with quick turnarounds and deadlines are a must. Ease of writing a diverse array of material from a social media post to a 50-page research report. Experience working with the press, reporters, and local/state/national news outlets are required.

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To Apply:
See a detailed version of the job announcement at SJCOG’s website: Complete an application available on SJCOG’s website at Submit the application along with a resume, cover letter, and 5 writing samples (web links to samples will be accepted) to Rebecca E. Calija, via e-mail only —


Deadline for Submission: OPEN UNTIL FILLED.

SJCOG is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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$18.11 hourly
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The Transit Ambassador provides continuous and consistent customer service to all passengers aboard light rail vehicles, at light rail stations and within light rail parking lots or other SacRT facilities. The Transit Ambassador will help resolve fare issues, address customer inquiries, assist with understanding the system routes, and handle any concerns and complaints all while maintaining a courteous and friendly attitude.

Final filing date: Wednesday, February 24, 2021 at 11:59 p.m. For complete information on positions and application filing instructions, please visit Sacramento Regional Transit District’s website at or contact the Human Resources Department at (916) 556-0298. SacRT is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action EOE/AA Employer – Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans.

San Joaquin Council of Governments
Job Announcement


$47,878.33 ‐ $70,085.78 annually, depending on qualifications.

Education and Experience:
A combination of education and/or experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential functions of the position. SJCOG reserves the right to determine the equivalences of education and experience.

This position will provide technical administrative support by collecting, interpreting, entering, tracking, and processing department information and responding to various inquiries and drafting responses; typing, printing, and distributing departmental correspondence, track and recording information and preparing reports, copying, scanning, and faxing documents, managing database, and administrative procurement activities. The Administrative Technician will provide specialized clerical, secretarial, and technical support and serve as the point of contact by phone, email, and/or area.

Key Qualifications:
Successful candidates will have a combination of education and/or experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential function of the position. Work requires knowledge of a specific vocational, administrative, or technical nature which may be obtained with six (6) months/one (1) year of advanced study or training past the high school equivalency. Accredited community college, vocational, business, technical, or correspondence schools are likely sources. A minimum of one (1) year of technical administrative office support experience.

To Apply: Complete an employment application (application can be located on the San Joaquin Council of Governments’ (SJCOG) website), submit a cover letter, and resume by USPS to Rebecca Calija‐GO, SJCOG, 555 E. Weber Ave, Stockton, CA 95202, or email to

SJCOG offers a very competitive benefits program which includes medical, dental, and vision benefits. SJCOG also contributes 15% of gross pay to a 401A program. Flexible work schedule options including a 9/80 work schedule (after a 6‐month employment period) and telecommuting are possible.
Incomplete applications will not be accepted.

Application Deadline: OPEN UNTIL FILLED. Interested applicants are encouraged to apply immediately.
SJCOG is an Equal Opportunity Employer
555 E. Weber Avenue, Stockton, CA 95202
Phone: (209) 235-0600 | Fax: (209) 235-0432