Job opening: Public Affairs Specialist
Salary: $121 059 - 157 373 per year
Published at: Sep 01 2023
Employment Type: Full-time
About the Position: This position serves as the Regional Public Affairs Director for the Pacific Ocean Division, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. The Regional Public Affairs Director is responsible for developing and evaluating command-wide public affairs plans and programs.
Provide expert communication planning and technical advice
Exercise staff oversight over POD's four subordinate district Public Affairs Offices
Direct a regional program conveying complex information to a broad and diverse public whose interests are often different from those of the agency
Responsible for presenting USACE policies and viewpoints as the USACE spokesperson on behalf of the region
Review district public affairs activities to include guidance, assistance and systematic evaluation
- Appointment may be subject to a suitability or fitness determination, as determined by a completed background investigation.
- Temporary duty (TDY) travel is approximately 10%.
- Incumbent must have or be able to obtain and maintain a secret security clearance.
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)Interagency 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) EligibleVeterans 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; if qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application. Additional information about transcripts is in this document.
Specialized Experience: One year of specialized experience which includes implementing communication plans, public affairs guidance and strategic communication policy; provide leadership and guidance to Public Affairs professionals with the area of responsibility, informing targeted audiences of the organization's mission, projects and programs to include developing communication campaigns using multiple traditional and non-traditional communication venues.This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-13).
You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency in the following areas:
Communication CounselInterpersonal SkillsOral CommunicationPublic Affairs Policies and Procedures
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-13).
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.
- Address EW-APF-W2SNAA USA CORPS ENGRS, PACIFIC OCEAN DIV
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Fort Shafter, HI 96858
- Name: Army Applicant Help Desk