INT Broadcaster (Multimedia)(Thai)

Washington D.C.
Jun 18, 2018
Jun 18, 2018
Full Time

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

Relocation expenses reimbursed No

  • Non-U.S. citizenship required.
  • Candidates MUST meet all qualification requirements by closing date.
  • This is a sensitive or national security position.
  • If selected, this position requires the completion of the SF-86.
  • Candidates MUST take and pass a written and voice test.
  • Suitability Determination: If selected, you will be subject to a security investigation to establish your suitability for federal employment. The security investigation will include, among other aspects, a review of your credit and legal history.
  • Transcripts are required at the time of application.
  • This position may require working nights, weekends, and holidays.
  • US citizen applicants MUST apply to vacancy announcement DE-10222571-18-LM.
  • You must meet one of the following criteria to be eligible for this grade level:
    Basic Qualifications/Specialized Experience; or
    Education; or
    Combined Education and Experience

    Basic Qualifications:
    Applicants must be bilingual in Thai and English with the ability to fluently speak, research, write and accurately translate in both languages AND applicants must have one year of specialized experience which is directly related to this line of work.

    Specialized Experience is experience that has equipped the applicant with the knowledge, skills and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position.

    Specialized experience for this position includes writing and producing for radio, TV, Internet and social media stories/news analysis, and/or feature stories for a recognized news organization such as a daily newspaper or a weekly news magazine; or for a wire service such as AP or Reuters; or a TV station. Such experience must have clearly demonstrated ability to (1) understand and write about domestic and international affairs, (2) write for Thai-speaking audiences of varying backgrounds and interests, (3) write under deadline pressure, (4) exercise sound and independent editorial judgment and (5) write, voice and produce complete packages.

    Education Requirements:
    Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree OR 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree OR LL.M., if related.

    Combined Education and Experience:
    Equivalent combination of successfully completed education and experience may be used to meet the experience requirements.


    Examinations Required: Candidates who meet all education and/or experience requirements must demonstrate their knowledge and ability in language writing and translation /adaption through successful performance in a written examination and ability to voice material for radio broadcast in a voice audition. You will be notified as to whether you will be scheduled for testing once qualifications determinations have been made. Tests are conducted by email and via SKYPE. APPLICANTS WILL BE RESPONSIBLE FOR PAYING THEIR OWN EXPENSES TO AND FROM THE TEST SITE. APPLICANTS THAT OPT TO TAKE THE TEST VIA SKYPE MUST HAVE ACCESS TO A COMPUTER WITH A WEBCAM. A PRINTER IS OPTIONAL.

    1. If you are still on active duty, you may submit a statement of service from your Personnel Command which states the date you entered active duty, the date you are separating, and the campaign medals you have received.

    2. If you are a male applicant who was born after 12/31/59 and are required to register under the Military Selective Service Act, the Defense Authorization Act of 1986 requires that you be registered or you are not eligible for appointment in this agency.

    3. If selected, you will be subject to a security investigation to establish your suitability for federal employment. The security investigation will include, among other aspects, a review of your credit and legal history.

    4. All qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement.

    Additional selections may be made if additional/identical vacancies occur within 90 days of certificate issuance.

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    You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

    Once your resume or application is submitted, a review of your qualification will be made to ensure you meet the job requirements and competencies required for this position.


    Possession of competencies may be addressed in a cover letter and/or resume. To determine if you are qualified for this job, a review of your resume and supporting documentation will be made and compared against your responses to the occupational questionnaire. The numeric rating you receive is based on your responses to the questionnaire. If, after reviewing your resume and or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and or experience, your score can and will be adjusted to more accurately reflect your qualifications. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating.

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