Job opening: Public Affairs Specialist
Salary: $82 830 - 107 680 per year
Published at: Sep 21 2023
Employment Type: Full-time
About the Position: This position is located with the Public Affairs Office in Fort Stewart, Georgia.
Serve as Public Affairs Specialist to design and initiate programs to communicate to external and internal audiences through local, regional, and national campaigns for a better understanding of the installation’s contributions to the community.
Assist in coordinating public affairs support to tenant units/organizations.
Coordinate use of personnel, equipment, or exhibits for ceremonies or special events.
Review and check all branch products including news releases, photographs, radio/TV scripts and broadcast releases, speeches, and magazine articles for accuracy before final approval, as required.
Prepare responses to media and public inquiries, including areas of emergency, disaster or controversial situations.
Establish and maintain rapport with local, regional, and national media representatives.
Serve as the Deputy Public Affairs Officer for the installation.
- Appointment may be subject to a suitability or fitness determination, as determined by a completed background investigation.
- Incumbent must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret security clearance.
- This position has a Temporary Duty (TDY) or business travel requirement of 5% of the time.
- This position is "Emergency-Essential". Incumbent must continue to perform the duties of the position to ensure the success of combat operations or to support combat essential systems subsequent to mobilization or an evacuation order.
- This position requires incumbent to successfully complete the Public Affairs and Communication Strategy Qualification Course within one year 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 Civilian Employees of the OrganizationCurrent Department of Defense (DOD) Civilian Employee (non-Army)Domestic Defense Industrial Base/Major Range and Test Facilities Base Civilian Personnel WorkforceExecutive Order (E.O.) 12721Interagency Career Transition Assistance PlanLand Management Workforce Flexibility ActMilitary Spouses, under Executive Order (E.O.) 13473Non-Appropriated Fund Instrumentality (NAFI)Non-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 experience writing informational materials such as news releases, fact sheets, brochures, and speeches; assisting with planning outreach programs such as public meetings, project tours and site visits, and stakeholder engagements; developing relationships with local, regional, and national media; and serving as media representative and spokesperson for an organization.
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.
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 DW-APF-W0VAAA US ARMY GARRISON FT STEWART HQ
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Fort Stewart, GA 31314
- Name: Army Applicant Help Desk