International Broadcaster (TV/Online) (Serbian)

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington, D.C
Posted
Jan 12, 2022
Closes
Jan 19, 2022
Function
Administrative
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Duties include but are not limited to the following:
  • Produces/creates complex original TV or online reports focuses social media tools and networks to source and verify news and information; engages audience on all digital media platforms in communication relevant to VOA Serbian service's mission on wide range of issues of interest to target audience. Identifies compelling aspects of a story and synthesizes multiple sources of information, including but not limited to original research and field interviews with VIP newsmakers, officials and experts in the target area, the US and Europe.
  • Produces original content, adapts VOA News Center's production and available write reports, and curates crowd- sourced materials to add value to multimedia content for VOA Serbian's publications and programs across platforms.
  • As an on-camera presenter or reporter in VOA programs or live remotes for VOA Serbian affiliates; voices video packages, initiates and conducts original on camera interviews with a wide variety of subjects and news sources; uses multimedia journalism to cover news events and feature stories of particular interest to target audience.
  • Uses social media tools and networks to source and verify news and information; engages audience on all digital media platforms in communication relevant to VOA Serbian service's mission.


Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • Applicants MUST be a Non-US citizen.
  • Country of citizenship MUST be indicated on CV/resume.
  • Candidate may be required to work nights, weekends and holidays.
  • 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.
  • Candidates MUST complete online questionnaire.
  • This is a sensitive or national security position.
  • If selected, this position requires the completion of the SF-86.
  • THIS POSITION IS COVERED BY A UNION AGREEMENT
  • This vacancy is being advertised under Excepted Service (NC) procedures and is open to all Non-US citizens.
  • Your application to this NC vacancy announcement will only allow consideration for this announcement. We cannot electronically or manually move your application to the corresponding DE announcement.
  • US citizen applicants MUST apply to announcement DE-11327027-22-SG.
  • COVID19: All Federal Employees must be fully vaccinated by November 22, 2021 except in limited circumstances where an exception is approved due to a disability or sincerely held religious beliefs. Please see Additional Information.


Qualifications

Applicants must have a minimum of one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility comparable to the
GG-11 or comparable pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private sector AND must be fluent (written/spoken/read) in the Serbian and English languages.

Specialized Experience is experience that has equipped the applicant with the knowledge, skills and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position. Examples of specialized experience for this position include:
  • Serving as an anchor and reporter working for a major international or national news organization;
  • Prepares and publishes TV or online reports;
  • Engages target audience using social media;
  • Reporting, writing, editing and producing content for TV, digital, and social media platforms


Education

Applicants cannot substitute education for experience.

Additional information

  • If you are still on active duty, you may submit a statement of service from your Personnel Command which states that date you entered active duty, the date you are separating, and the campaign medals you have received.
  • 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 with this agency.
  • COVID19 - All Federal Employees must be fully vaccinated by November 22, 2021. Proof of vaccination will be required. To ensure compliance with this mandate, review the vaccination requirements, to include timelines for receiving required doses, at the following link - https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/faq/vaccinations/

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