Communications Specialist, GS-1001-13

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
Jun 14, 2017
Closes
Jun 29, 2017
Function
Communications
Hours
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY:

About the Agency

This position is located in the Office of Public and Governmental Affairs, Digital Media Division. The Communication Specialist serves as the communication and marketing content expert and advisor.

The Communication Specialist plans, applies, and evaluates various communication sciences and marketing techniques to achieve optimal program results and positive outcomes.


TRAVEL REQUIRED:
  • Occasional Travel
  • Will be required

RELOCATION AUTHORIZED:
  • No

KEY REQUIREMENTS:
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen or National.
  • Suitable for Federal employment determined by background investigation.
  • Must be registered or exempt from the Selective Service. See www.sss.gov.
  • May be required to serve a one year probationary period.
  • Pass drug screening and subject to random drug test.
  • To qualify for the GS-13: You must have at least one year of specialized experience at, or equivalent to, the GS-12 federal grade level. Specialized experience for the position is defined as: coordinating and conducting activities related to long-and short-range planning; analyzing the current context or situation; identifying gaps in knowledge about audience, collecting feedback from consumers, monitoring channel use, use of communication materials; and provides consultation and technical assistance to internal and external groups about communication and marketing program, project, and strategy development and implementation.

    Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP). The ICTAP provides eligible displaced Federal competitive service employees with selection priority over other candidates for competitive service vacancies. If your agency has notified you in writing that you are a displaced employee eligible for ICTAP consideration, you may receive selection priority if: 1) this vacancy is within your ICTAP eligibility; 2) you apply under the instructions in this announcement; and 3) you are found well-qualified for this vacancy. To be well qualified, you must satisfy all qualification requirements for the vacant position andscore 85 or better on established ranking criteria. You must provide proof of eligibility with your application to receive selection priority. Such proof may include a copy of your written notification of ICTAP eligibility or a copy of your separation personnel action form. Additional information about ICTAP eligibility is at: http://www.opm.gov/ctap/index.asp.

    The Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP) provides eligible surplus and displaced competitive service employees in the Department of Justice with selection priority over other candidates for competitive service vacancies. If your Department of Justice component has notified you in writing that you are a surplus or displaced employee eligible for CTAP consideration, you may receive selection priority if: 1) this vacancy is within your CTAP eligibility, 2) you apply under the instructions in this announcement, and 3) you are found well-qualified for this vacancy. To be well qualified, you must satisfy all qualification requirements for the vacant position and score 85 or better on established ranking criteria. You must provide a copy of your written notification of CTAP eligibility with your application. Additional information about CTAP eligibility is at:
    http://www.opm.gov/ctap/index.asp.

    Veterans' Preference: If you are entitled to veteran preference, you should indicate the type of veteran preference you are claiming on your résumé. - In order to verify your veteran preference entitlement, please submit a copy of the Member Copy 4 of your DD-214 (Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty); official statement of service from your command if you are currently on active duty; or other official documentation (e.g., documentation of receipt of a campaign badge or expeditionary medal) that shows your military service was performed under honorable conditions. - In addition, if you are a disabled veteran, a Purple Heart recipient, or widow/widower of a veteran, the spouse of a disabled veteran or the natural mother of a disabled or deceased veteran, you must submit a Standard Form (NSF) 15, "Application for 10-Point Veteran Preference," and the other required documentation identified on the reverse side of the SF-15 to support your preference claim. If the SF-15 is not submitted, the documentation required by the form verifying the service connected disability (e.g. letter from the VA confirming the disability) must be submitted in order to receive 10-point preference consideration. Although veteran preference points are not assigned under the category rating procedures described under "How You Will Be Evaluated," veteran preference eligible are listed ahead of non-veterans within each category for which they are qualified. In addition, qualified veterans with a compensable service-connected disability of 10% or more are placed at the top of the highest quality category (i.e. Gold Category).

    Time-in-Grade: Federal employees must meet time-in-grade requirements for consideration.

    You must meet all qualification requirements upon the closing date of this announcement.

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