Partnership Specialist (Spanish), Gg-0301-07/09/11/12-Census-Ext-Jmw**Amended

Department Of Commerce Contra Costa County , CA 94598

Posted 3 weeks ago

  • Duties

Help Duties Summary

This is a Work at Home (WAH) position. You must reside within one of the following counties in California to be considered for this position:

  • Sonoma County

  • Solano County

  • San Mateo County

  • San Francisco County

  • Mendocino County

  • Contra Costa County

  • Alameda County

This is a bilingual position.

Relocation will NOT be paid.

This announcement has been amended again to extend the closing date from 3/29/2019 to 4/1/2019

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Responsibilities

The individual selected for this position will:

  • Plan, develop, and coordinate the partnership agreements to ensure activities at all levels are carried out, resolve problems encountered, and determine the need for renegotiation.

  • Address questions, concerns and issues related to current and potential partners and stakeholders.

  • Establish partnership agreements with federal, local state, and tribal governments, and/or local businesses and community groups to develop specific strategies to eliminate enumeration barriers in specific regions in support of the Decennial Census.

  • Develop presentations, give briefings, conduct meetings and promote partnerships with various governments, local businesses and community groups.

  • Speak Spanish in order to make and answer calls that may come from the Spanish population and organizations that service the Spanish community in the Area Census Office geographical area.

  • Present information to audiences that predominately speak Spanish and translate and develop targeted informational and promotional materials from Spanish to English, and English to Spanish when necessary.

Travel Required
50% or less - Position requires 25% local travel and 25% overnight travel.

Supervisory status

No

Promotion Potential
12

  • Job family (Series)
    0301 Miscellaneous Administration And Program

  • Requirements

Help Requirements Conditions of Employment

  • U.S. citizen and be 18 years or older to be hired.

  • Suitability/Background Investigation for Federal employment.

  • Registered for Selective Service if applicable. (www.sss.gov)

  • A trial period may be required.

  • This is not a Bargaining Unit position.

  • Must be able to speak, read and write in English and Spanish.

Applicants must meet all qualification requirements by the closing date of this announcement.

Qualifications

Applicants are responsible for ensuring that the application submitted clearly indicates that they meet the qualifications listed below. To be eligible for this position, you must have the specialized experience, education, or a combination as indicated 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). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

The ideal candidate sought for this position would have deep ties to and in-depth knowledge of the norms and customs of the Hispanic community. Ideally they would be involved with community organizations in an effort to develop professional partnerships/connections with the Hispanic community leaders, professionals and centers of influence.

Selective Factor: This is a bilingual position. Applicants will be required to self-certify proficiency in Spanish as a condition of employment. To be considered proficient you must be able to speak, read, and write in English and Spanish. All applicants must have the ability to converse and translate fluently from Spanish into English and from English to Spanish, and accurately reflect the intent and meaning of the original material.

Specialized experience or education sought for these positions include:

GG-0301-07

EXPERIENCE: You must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the grade 05 level in the Federal service. Specialized experience is work experience explaining nontechnical information or providing on-the-job training on regulations, policies, or procedures to others or at briefings, meetings, conferences, or hearings OR work experience in providing instructions or coaching others in athletic, leisure, or community activities, helping customers, clients, or members of the public who were hostile or upset, handling customer complaints or providing instructions to customers or the public either in writing or by telephone.

OR

EDUCATION: Bachelor's degree in any area with Superior Academic Achievement OR one full year of graduate education directly related to the position that provided the applicant with the knowledge of speech communication; broadcast journalism; print journalism; creative writing; public administration; advertising; composition; mass communication or mass media; public relations techniques; or radio, television, and film production.

GG-0301-09

EXPERIENCE: You must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the grade 07 level in the Federal service. Specialized experience is work experience applying communication principles, methods, techniques for the development of campaigns OR work experience in editing technical material for targeted audience OR work experience interacting and dealing with the public including media, state, and local government officials, community, businesses, and organization program officers.

OR

EDUCATION: Two full years of graduate education or master's degree directly related to the position that provided knowledge of broadcast journalism; print journalism; creative writing; public administration; advertising; composition; mass communication or mass media; public relations techniques; or radio, television, and film production.

GG-0301-11

EXPERIENCE: You must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the grade 09 level in the Federal service. Specialized experience is work experience applying analytical techniques and interpersonal relations in dealing effectively with targeted audience; and analyzing the views and opinions from organizations and developing recommendations for stimulating interest in activities.

OR

EDUCATION: Three full years of graduate education or the Ph.D., directly related to the position that provided the knowledge of speech communication; broadcast journalism; creative writing; public administration; advertising; mass communication or mass media; public relations techniques; or radio, television, and film production.

GG-0301-12

EXPERIENCE: You must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the grade 11 level in the Federal service. Specialized experience is work experience conducting public affairs programs involving public information community relations activities and seeking cooperation; and presenting information to internal and external groups to inform them of program objectives and activities; and (2) ability to present information to the public including media, state, and local government officials, community businesses, and organization program officers.

EDUCATION: No substitution of education for experience is permitted.

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Partnership Specialist (Spanish), Gg-0301-07/09/11/12-Census-Ext-Jmw**Amended

Department Of Commerce