Public Affairs Specialist

Washington D.C.
Apr 17, 2017
Apr 25, 2017
Full Time

Civilian employees serve a vital role in supporting the Army mission. They provide the skills that are not readily available in the military, but crucial to support military operations. The Army integrates the talents and skills of its military and civilian members to form a Total Army.

About the Position:
You will serve as a chief project officer with responsibility for Public Affairs materiel and equipment development, organizational design, concept development, supportive analysis, requirements determination processes, and resource analytics. 

Who May Apply:

U.S. Citizens

  • 25% or Greater
  • Temporary business travel of 25% or more will be required

  • No


In order to qualify, you must meet the experience requirements described below.  Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience.


Experience required:

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.


To qualify based on your work experience, your resume must describe at least one year of experience which prepared you to do the work in this job.


Specialized experience:

One year of specialized experience which includes compiling historical summaries of chronological records on major development programs, establishing and maintaining effective working relationships to promote command awareness and conducting research and articulating concepts, conclusions and recommendations both verbally and in writing.


This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-12).


You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency (knowledge, skills, abilities) in the following areas:


  • Knowledge of Public Affairs Policy and Doctrine
  • Skill in Achieving Public Affairs Objectives
  • Ability to Communicate Orally and in Writing 


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.

Other Requirements: Click here for expanded definitions.

  • Male applicants born after December 31, 1959 must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration.
  • You will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship.
  • Two year trial/probationary period may be required.
  • Direct Deposit of Pay is required.





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