Washington D.C.
Jun 08, 2017
Jun 23, 2017
Full Time

About the Agency

Join the team! This position is located in the Office of Communications (CM). CM is responsible for the development, implementation, and evaluation of a comprehensive national information and public affairs program designed to promote product safety. This includes responsibility for developing and maintaining relations with a wide range of national groups such as consumer organizations, business groups, trade associations, state and local government associations, labor organizations, medical, legal, scientific and other professional associations, national print and broadcast media and other Federal health, safety and consumer agencies.

  • Not Required

  • No

  • Must be a U.S Citizen.
  • Subject to pre-employment background investigation.
  • Specialized experience is experience that has equipped the candidate with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position.

    Applicants must meet the qualifications for this position within thirty (30) days of the closing date of this announcement.

    Examples of qualifying specialized experience include: ability to analyze facts to identify needed information; gather pertinent facts and materials; recognize problems; organize information; resolve procedural problems; work with media products and independently compile routine reports, manage day-to-day administrative operations for an office of professionals, make travel arrangements for employees and have computer skills, including Microsoft Word, Excel, SharePoint and others in the Microsoft Office Suite.

    The specialized experience must be fully described in the duties section of your resume in order to receive credit.

    Applicants must have a master's or equivalent graduate degree; OR 2 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree; OR 1 year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-7 grade level in the federal government.

    You MUST provide transcripts to support your educational claims. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable. All materials must be submitted by the closing date of this announcement

    Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Applicants can verify accreditation at the following website:

    All education claimed by applicants will be verified by the appointing agency accordingly.

    Foreign Education: Education completed outside the United States must have been evaluated by a private U.S. organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign educational credentials, commonly called a credential evaluation service or education that is recognized by the Secretary of Education from an accredited body

    This is a Public Trust Position. Employment in this position requires a background investigation. If you are selected and cannot obtain a favorable security determination within a reasonable period of time due to disclosed or undisclosed background issues, the tentative employment offer may be withdrawn.

    Public Trust - Background Investigation

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