Vectren Corporation Public Awareness Specialist in Dayton, Ohio

Career ladder associated to the role; specialist level will be commensurate with the knowledge, skills and abilities of the successful candidate.

Who we are

Vectren Corporation is an energy holding company headquartered in Evansville, Ind. We provide energy delivery services to over 900,000 natural gas customers located in Indiana and west central Ohio and over 140,000 electric customers in southwestern Indiana. In our Damage Prevention department, we implement education and awareness campaigns to inform the public and other key stakeholders how to work safely around buried utilities, as well as how to recognize and respond to a possible natural gas leak. We are looking for diverse, talented colleagues with a commitment to compliance activities that continuously improve our processes as we strive to be an industry leader! We are not just looking for people to fill positions – let us help you build an energizing career!

Where we are

Dayton is the 6th largest city in the state of Ohio. Known to be the birthplace of aviation, it is also home to Wright-Patterson Air Force Base. Located just north of Cincinnati, the city offers something for everyone including several sporting events (home to the Dayton Flyers and the Dayton Dragons to name a few!), a thriving downtown district, culture and a flourishing arts community. Average commute time is 21 minutes, but also an easy drive to Indianapolis, Louisville, and Nashville.

Reporting location within the division may be flexible based on final candidate selection.

What you will be doing

  • Coordinate and facilitate the Public Awareness Program ensuring regulatory compliance and effectiveness of the public awareness efforts

  • Plan and implement outreach efforts to key stakeholders (General Public, Emergency Responders, Excavators and Public Officials)

  • Participate in various state associations with a focus on pipeline safety and safe digging practices

  • Daily travel within the Ohio service territories and, as needed, overnight travel to Vectren service areas outside of Ohio to educate and train stakeholders

  • Maintain compliance documentation and tracking of all Public Awareness efforts

  • Organize documentation for presentation during audits

  • Manage workload with minimum supervision under time constraints

  • Monitor changes to regulatory standards and communicate to impacted stakeholders

  • Develop industry specific knowledge, skills, and a thorough understanding of compliance requirements

  • Participate in emergency response activities as needed or support company operations during periods of labor unrest

What you bring:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in communications, public relations, education or other related field

  • Exceptional communication skills, both verbal and written

  • Career ladder associated to the role so we are interested in candidates that range from recent graduates to experienced professionals

It would be awesome if you have:

  • Bachelor's degree in communications with an emphasis on public safety or adult education

  • Knowledge and experience in campaigns with a focus on changing behaviors

  • Knowledge of database applications and development

What we bring to you

  • Professional growth and development programs including tuition reimbursement to help advance your knowledge, skills and even career

  • Career opportunities and colleagues with a vast amount of knowledge and experience committed to your growth, development and success

  • Comprehensive health and wellness plans for you and your family

  • 401(k) Savings Plan featuring a company contribution regardless of your contribution along with company match opportunities for additional savings

  • Paid holidays and paid time off

  • Competitive compensation including at risk incentive potential

We want you to know

We value talent, innovation and diversity and understand that our colleagues allow us the opportunity to deliver an exceptional customer experience. We achieve our goals through teamwork and conduct our business with integrity. Vectren Corporation is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer dedicated to diversity and inclusion in the workplace.

Vectren shall abide by the requirements of Executive Order (E.O.) 11246, as amended, and the requirements of 41 CFR 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These laws and regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin. Moreover, these laws and regulations require that covered federal contractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

Job: Engineering Compliance

Organization: Engineering

Title: Public Awareness Specialist

Location: Ohio-Dayton

Requisition ID: 1810000121