Writer (Reporter Photographer) NF-04

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
Apr 30, 2019
Closes
Apr 30, 2019
Hours
Full Time
TRAVEL REQUIRED:

Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position, about 10%


RELOCATION AUTHORIZED:
Relocation expenses reimbursed No


KEY REQUIREMENTS:
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  • Subject to satisfactory completion of all pre-employment checks requirements in accordance with AR 215-3, 2-15j to include a National Agency Check and Inquiries (NACI) background investigation.
  • Direct Deposit and Social Security Card is required
  • A one year probationary period may be required
  • Satisfactorily complete an employment verification (E-Verify) check
  • Completed and signed DA Form 3433 is required prior to entrance on duty
  • Subject to extensive temporary duty travel, to include travelling to conflict/war zones and other hazardous areas
  • A valid motor vehicle operator's permit (US and/or local military-issued license in assigned area) is required
  • 1. At least one (1) year demonstrated experience in reporting and writing for a newspaper, journal, wire service, magazine, or online journalism. Previous work experience covering a variety of topics from hard news to features.
    2. Demonstrated strong English language verbal and written skills.
    3. Ability to use computers with standard software package is required.
    4. Ability to take and transmit publishable photographs with a digital camera.
    OR
    Master's or equivalent graduate degree or two full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a degree in Journalism or a related field.

    Preferred skills:
    *Two (2) years reporting and writing experience working for a commercial newspaper or news website.
    *Able to work independently and as part of a team; strong organization and communication skills, work quickly and accurately on deadline, and able to manage multiple assignments.

    Manual Application: If you are unable to apply online, you may submit your application package using a manual application method. Please contact the NAF Human Resources Office or representative listed on this job announcement to request a copy of the manual application form. All completed manual application forms (along with resume and other supporting documentation) must be received no later than 3pm, Eastern Time, on the closing date of the announcement in order to process your application in a timely manner. Please note that neglecting to respond to the job related questions may result in an ineligible rating.

    • Additional selections may be made from this vacancy announcement for up to 90 days after the closing date.
    • Payment Permanent Change of Station (PCS) costs is NOT authorized, based on a determination that a PCS move is NOT in the Government's interest.
    • Please check out our Applicant Information Kit to view additional information you may find useful when applying for our jobs. (Click here to view kit or copy this URL: https://acpol2.army.mil/chra_dodea/NAF_applicant_info_kit.pdf

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

    Applicants can claim the following eligibilities:

    • NAF Preference - Involuntarily Separated From the Military
    • NAF Preference - Spouse Employment Preference (SEP)
    • NAF Priority Consideration - Business Based Action
    • NAF Priority Consideration - Current Appropriated Funds Employee CNE (APF)
    • NAF Priority Consideration - Current/Former NAF Employee (CNE/FNE)
    • NAF Priority Consideration - Outside Applicant Veteran (OAV)
    • NAF Priority Consideration - Spouse/Widow/Parent of Veteran (OAV)

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    Drug test required No