Job opening: Public Affairs Specialist
Salary: $83 854 - 109 011 per year
Published at: Sep 01 2023
Employment Type: Full-time
About the Position: This position is located at HQ, TRADOC, Fort Eustis, VA. Fort Eustis, Virginia is located in Newport News, between historic Williamsburg and Virginia Beach. Local Transportation via the Hampton Roads Transit (HRT) bus service to the surrounding area which includes Hampton, Norfolk, Portsmouth, Chesapeake and Virginia Beach, York County, Gloucester, Suffolk, and Smithfield.
Plan, research, develop, analyze and promote activities in support of TRADOC, DOD and DA command information initiatives.
Serve as TRADOC Public Website/social media Content Manager, coordinating and assessing command corporate content and major themes on TRADOC platforms and its links.
Write informational materials designed to reach internal audiences through media such as news releases, fact sheets, brochures, booklets, pamphlets and radio, web, social media or television spot scripts.
Use formal and informal research and marketing techniques and strategies to plan, develop and coordinate production of information materials to support TRADOC, DOD and DA command information initiatives.
- Appointment may be subject to a suitability or fitness determination, as determined by a completed background investigation.
- This position requires the incumbent be able to obtain and maintain a determination of eligibility for a Secret security clearance or access for the duration of employment.
Who May Apply: Only applicants who meet one of the employment authority categories below are eligible to apply for this job. You will be asked to identify which category or categories you meet, and to provide documents which prove you meet the category or categories you selected. See Proof of Eligibility for an extensive list of document requirements for all employment authorities.
Current Department of Army Civilian EmployeesCurrent Department of Defense (DOD) Civilian Employee (non-Army)Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS) Interchange AgreementDomestic Defense Industrial Base/Major Range and Test Facilities Base Civilian Personnel WorkforceInteragency Career Transition Assistance PlanLand Management Workforce Flexibility ActMilitary Spouses, under Executive Order (E.O.) 13473Non-Department of Defense (DoD) TransferPriority Placement Program, DoD Military Spouse Preference (MSP) EligibleReinstatementVeterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA) of 1998
In order to qualify, you must meet the experience requirements described below. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student; social). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience.
Specialized Experience: One year of specialized experience which includes work such as 1) developing command informational products for web, social media and other outreach; 2) planning effective command information communication campaigns; AND 3) developing written public affairs products for employee and public communication. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-11).
Some federal jobs allow you to substitute your education for the required experience in order to qualify. For this job, you must meet the qualification requirement using experience alone--no substitution of education for experience is permitted.
You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency in the following areas:
Communication CounselCommunications and MediaWritingWritten Communication
Time in Grade Requirement: Applicants who have held a General Schedule (GS) position within the last 52 weeks must have 52 weeks of Federal service at the next lower grade or equivalent (GS-11).
- Address ER-APF-W3YTAA HQ US ARMY TRADOC CMD
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Fort Eustis, VA 23604
- Name: Army Applicant Help Desk