This announcement may be used to fill one or more vacancies.
Duties and responsibilities vary and may increase according to grade level.
This public notice may be used to fill target grades (e.g. GS-05 Target GS-07).
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Follows established procedures in support of the commander's priorities by carrying out a variety of recurring precedent public affairs assignment.
Assists in producing materials that support the commander's public affairs goals.
Attends a variety of meetings as a representative of the public affairs office.
Assists in planning, organizing, and carrying out the visual information program.
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.
Job family (Series)
1035 Public Affairs
HelpRequirements Conditions of Employment
Please read this Public Notice in its entirety prior to submitting your application for consideration.
U.S. Citizenship is required
Males must be registered for Selective Service, see www.sss.gov
Total salary varies depending on location of position
PCS expenses if authorized will be paid IAW JTR and Air Force Regulations
Recruitment incentives may be authorized
Position may be subject to random drug testing
Employee may be required to work other than normal duty hours, to include evenings, weekends and/or holidays
Shift work and emergency overtime may be required
Employee must maintain current certifications
A security clearance may be required
Disclosure of Political Appointments
GS-05: Three years of general experience, one year of which was equivalent to the next lower grade (GS-04) or equivalent. General experience may have included knowledge of commonly used practices of a public affairs program and written and oral communication principles, methods, and techniques sufficient to conduct and coordinate public affairs activities that are well defined and well precedented.
GS-07: At least one (1) year of specialized experience at the next lower grade (GS-05) or equivalent. Specialized experience which included knowledge of the organization's operations and functions sufficient to communicate accurate information.
To view qualifying educational requirements and/or combination of education and specialized experience click on the following link:
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (KSAs): Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of knowledge, skills, abilities and/or competencies in the following areas:
Knowledge of commonly used practices of a public affairs program and written and oral communication principles, methods, and techniques sufficient to conduct and coordinate public affairs activities that are well defined and well precedent.
Knowledge of the organization's operations and functions sufficient to communicate accurate information.
Knowledge of communicating information through visual means sufficient to perform developmental assignments
which may include illustrations, photography, presentations, television/motion picture production, and base cable access television.
Skill in gathering, evaluating, and interpreting information to identify potential problems, arrive at valid conclusions and offer meaningful recommendations and/or resolutions to well precedent, well defined assignments.
Skill in dealing with others in a work relationship to present information orally and to accomplish a given purpose.
Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing; and plan and organize work, and meet deadlines.
PART-TIME OR UNPAID EXPERIENCE: Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid and or part-time work. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week.
VOLUNTEER WORK EXPERIENCE: Refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service Programs (i.e., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student and social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge and skills that can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
IF USING EDUCATION TO QUALIFY: You MUST provide transcripts to support your educational claims. Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
FOREIGN EDUCATION: Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the requirements. You must show proof the education credentials have been deemed to be at least equivalent to that gained in conventional U.S. education program. It is your responsibility to provide such evidence when applying.
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