Supervisory Public Affairs Specialist

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Employer
USAJobs
Location
Falls Church, Virginia
Posted
Nov 25, 2021
Closes
Dec 03, 2021
Function
Administrative
Hours
Full Time
Duties

  • Serves as the official spokesperson for the BLM Office and ensures agency policies, programs and actions are appropriately communicated to others.
  • Plans, leads, coordinates and implements a strategic and dynamic new media and web presence based on industry trends, best practices, and forward-looking communication technologies.
  • Functions as a member of the Leadership Team in evaluating, advising and planning for implementation of policies and decisions on management of public lands and their resources.
  • Responsible for adhering to the policies, procedures, and processes, needed to develop, implement, and sustain the agency?s internal and external website and social media presence.
  • Develops and evaluates policies for printed material and ensures printed materials comply with BLM and Government Printing Office standards. Approves publications in both traditional and digital formats.
  • In support of the State Director, BLM Director and the Secretary of the Interior, prepares congressional testimony, briefing materials, witness briefings and follow-up questions for the record.
  • Manages and responds to all Congressional and other elected official correspondence received.


Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • U.S. Citizenship is required.
  • Be sure to read the How to Apply and Required Documents Sections.
  • You cannot hold an active real estate license: nor can you have an interest or hold stocks in firms with interest in Federal Lands.
  • Direct Deposit Required.
  • Appointment will be subject to a favorably adjudicated background/suitability investigation/determination.
  • Your resume must contain enough information to show that you meet the qualification requirements as defined in the announcement. In addition, your responses to the questions must adequately reflect in your resume.
  • Supervisory Probationary Period: If you are selected for this position, you will be required to serve a one year supervisory/managerial probationary period if one has not previously been completed.


Qualifications

In order to be rated as qualified for this position, we must be able to determine that you meet the qualification requirements - please be sure to include this information in your resume. No assumptions will be made about your experience.

For GS-14: You must possess one (1) full year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-13 level that is equivalent in difficulty and complexity as indicated by the following examples: experience developing targeted scale social media campaigns and utilizing a diverse array of social media platforms to communicate information about agency programs, policies, initiatives and other relevant information to the public.

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). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

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

Education

This job does not have an education qualification requirement.

Additional information

Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP)/lnteragency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP): These programs apply to employees who have been involuntarily separated from a Federal service position within the competitive service or Federal service employees whose positions have been deemed surplus or no longer needed. To receive selection priority, you must: 1) meet CTAP or ICTAP eligibility criteria; 2) be rated well qualified for the position with a score of 90 or above; and 3) submit the appropriate documentation to support your CTAP or ICTAP eligibility. For more information: CTAP or ICTAP

Males born after 12/31/59 must be registered for Selective Service

Tax Law Impact for PCS: Moving expenses reimbursement is a taxable benefit. However, the Federal Travel Regulation 18-05 issued by General Services Administration has authorized agencies to use the Withholding Tax Allowance and Relocation Income Tax Allowance to pay for "substantially all" of the increased tax liability resulting from the "2018 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act" for certain eligible individuals.

The official worksite for the selectee is the duty station identified in this vacancy announcement. The selectee will typically report to this duty location on a regular and recurring weekly basis. The selectee may be allowed to telework with supervisor approval.

This announcement is being advertised concurrently under number ID-MP-22-11278072-AL, which is open for status candidates and special hiring authority eligible. You must apply to each announcement separately if you wish to be considered under both recruitment methods.

BLM may use certain incentives, currently offered by the Federal government, to attract high quality applicants.

If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document, you do not have in electronic form; view the following link for information regarding an Alternative Application

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