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Public Affairs Specialist

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Department Of Defense Montgomery , AL 36101

Posted 2 months ago

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About the Position: These positions are located at various duty stations with the US Army 2nd Recruiting Brigade.

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  • Works regulary with Headquarters, Recruiting Command's web content manager and social media marketing representative to ensure content integration and sunchronization between the Command's webiste and social media platforms

  • Attends working groups, operational planning teams and in progress reviews with battalion and brigade staff in support of the Command's communication strategies with a focus on social media as well as support and content development

  • Provides or coordinates for social media coverage of major communication events and efforts using social media platforms

  • Researches new and innovative tools, programs, systems, software, services and social media industry trends to maintain currency and relevance with social media strategies

Travel Required

Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

Supervisory status


Promotion Potential

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    1035 Public Affairs

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HelpRequirements Conditions of Employment

  • This position requires shift work to provide coverage on evenings, weekends, holidays, or special situations. Employee shifts are rotated on a regularly scheduled basis.

  • This position requires a favorable public trust background investigation

  • This position requires a Trial period to be completed


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.


  • 30 Percent or More Disabled Veterans

  • Current Department of Army Civilian Employees

  • Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan

  • Priority Placement Program (PPP), Program S (Military Spouse) registrant

  • Reinstatement

In order to qualify, you must meet the education and or 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; Applying modern industry techniques to create engaging, effective multimedia content for use on various social media platforms such as; Spredfast, Hootsuite, Buffer, Likeable Hub or Social Pilot; Utilizing the three major social media disciplines such as Social Listening, Social Analytics and Social Engagement while managing the social media program of a brand, product, individual or organization; Creating multimedia content using a combination of writing, graphic design, photo manipulation and video editing skills and software. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the second lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-07).


Education: Master's or equivalent graduate degree or 2 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree or LL.B. or J.D. [remove LL.B or J.D., if unrelated] in a field which demonstrates the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work of the position, such as; Marketing, Advertising or Communications.


Combination of Education and Experience: A combination of education and experience may be used to qualify for this position as long as the computed percentage of the requirements is at least 100%. To compute the percentage of the requirements, divide your total months of experience by 12. Then divide the total number of completed graduate semester hours (or equivalent) beyond the first year (total graduate semester hours minus 18) by 18. Add the two percentages.

You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency in the following areas:

  • Communications and Media

  • Multimedia Technologies

  • Organizational Awareness

  • Public 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-07).


FOREIGN EDUCATION: If you are using education completed in foreign colleges or universities to meet the qualification requirements, you must show the education credentials have been evaluated by a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign education programs and such education has been deemed equivalent to that gained in an accredited U.S. education program; or full credit has been given for the courses at a U.S. accredited college or university. For further information, visit:

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Public Affairs Specialist

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