PUBLIC AFFAIRS SPECIALIST Job in Colchester, Vermont – Department of the Army



The United States government is a massive employer, and is always looking for qualified candidates to fill a wide variety of open employment positions in locations across the country. Below you’ll find a Qualification Summary for an active, open job listing from the Department of the Army. The opening is for a PUBLIC AFFAIRS SPECIALIST in Colchester, Vermont Feel free to browse this and any other job listings and reach out to us with any questions!

Army National Guard Units, Department of the Army
Job ID: 119941
Start Date: 07/10/2019
End Date: 07/24/2019

Qualification Summary
Military Grades: Enlisted E3-E9 Compatible Military Assignments:
-If an Army applicant is selected: Selectee must become assigned to a compatible military position in ENL: 46R/Q/S in any unit within the Vermont Army National Guard.
-If an Air Force applicant is selected: Selected individual will be assigned to a compatible military position in AFSC 3N0XX within the Vermont Air
National Guard. SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE GS-07: Must have a minimum of 12 months experience, education, or training that included knowledge of commonly used practices of a public affairs program and written and oral communication principles, methods, and techniques sufficient to conduct and coordinate public affairs activities that are well defined. SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE GS-09: Must have a minimum of 24 months experience, education, or training involving knowledge of writing, communication principles, methods and techniques that relate to the public affairs of an agency. Experience in applying and adapting knowledge of strictly controlled situations of an agency. Experience writing articles on routine events of non-controversial subjects. Experience responding timely and appropriately to requests for information concerning agency programs and services. Experience participating in meetings with specialized groups to listen to and understand feedback on agency programs that are of particular interest to public. OTHER REQUIREMENTS:
-Must be a member of the Vermont Army National Guard or the Vermont Air National Guard in order to be eligible to apply.
-Army applicants are required to be qualified 46R, 46Q, or 46S or must become MOSQ within 12 months of appointment into this position.
-Air Force applicants are required to be qualified 3N0X2 or 3N0X5 or must become AFSC qualified within 12 months of appointment into this position.
-Must be willing and able to work a flexible schedule.
-Must have training, knowledge and skill in uploading video and photo to a variety of social media platforms to include Facebook, Twitter, Flickr, and Instagram.
-Must be proficient in Adobe Creative Suite.
-Ability to operate video/photography equipment in functioning studio is required.
-Must possess communication and interpersonal skills to conduct interview on and off camera.
-Ability to create and maintain positive relationships with internal and external audiences is required.
-Must be able to learn and utliize AFPIMS.
-Indefinite position. Please be advised: 1. Specialized experience will be used to determine qualifications for the announced position. 2. An applicant’s RESUME must provide, in detail, how they meet the specialized experience listed. 3. It must be documented with “from (mm/yy)” and “to (mm/yy)” dates and description of the specialized experience. 4. If education or a degree is required as part of the “Specialized Experience”, you must include transcripts. DO NOT copy the specialized experience qualifications word for word and place into your resume; you must describe your personal experience as it pertains to each statement.

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