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Health Communications Specialist PD 19R082 / 19R083 – Healthcare Systems Bureau – Rockville, Maryland
Health Resources and Services Administration, Department of Health And Human Services
Job ID: 501482Start Date: 11/30/-0001End Date: 11/30/-0001
THESE QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS MUST BE MET BY THE CLOSING DATE: 09/13/2021 Do not cut and paste the duties, specialized experience, or occupational assessment questionnaire from this announcement into your resume as that will not be considered a demonstration of your qualifications for this position. Specialized Experience is experience that has equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position and is typically in or related to the work of the position to be filled. To be creditable, an applicant’s one full year of specialized experience must demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary for successful job performance. In order to qualify for this GS-11 position, your resume must clearly demonstrate that you have one full year of specialized experience comparable in difficulty and responsibility to at least the GS-9 level in the federal service. Examples of qualifying specialized experience equal to the GS-9 level include performing the following types of tasks on a regular and recurring basis: Utilizing a variety of communications channels to disseminate public health or health related information; assisting in the evaluation of health communication strategies and procedures to assess the effectiveness in reaching the target public health audiences; and assisting in preparing various public health/health communication materials such as publications, fact sheets, social media, and web content. OR Have a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree or 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree or a LL.M., if related. OR Have a combination of post baccalaureate education and specialized experience that meets 100% of the qualification requirements for this position. In order to qualify for this GS-12 position, your resume must clearly demonstrate that you have one full year of specialized experience comparable in difficulty and responsibility to at least the GS-11 level in the federal service. Examples of qualifying specialized experience equal to the GS-11 level include performing the following types of tasks on a regular and recurring basis: Evaluating public health or health related communication marketing outreach and educational plans and strategies to assess their effectiveness and provide recommendations for improvement; communicating public health information through various digital, print, and social media formats; and researching, writing, and editing a variety of official health communications materials such as press releases, talking points for leadership, speeches. 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; community; student; social). If such experience is on a part-time basis, you must provide the average number of hours worked per week as well as the beginning and ending dates of the experience so it can be fully credited. Your qualifications will be evaluated on the following competencies (knowledge, skills, abilities and other characteristics): HEALTH COMMUNICATIONS: Knowledge of the practice, methods and techniques of communicating and disseminating health information to influence personal health choices by improving health literacy via written, oral and visual media. MESSAGE DEVELOPMENT AND DELIVERY: Uses writing skills and editorial judgment to strategically develop messages for various audiences; and delivers them by evaluating the most appropriate media channel(s) for the particular needs of the target audience. TECHNICAL WRITING: Prepares public affairs written documentation to transfer technical information about concepts, situations, products, services, or results to audiences with varying levels of technical knowledge. RESEARCH AND EVALUATION: Knowledge of the principles, methods, and processes used to conduct a systematic and objective inquiry; including study design, collection, analysis, and interpretation of data; and the reporting of results. TO PREVIEW THE OCCUPATIONAL ASSESSMENT QUESTIONNAIRE, please click on the following link: https://apply.usastaffing.gov/ViewQuestionnaire/11207667 Current status candidates must meet Time-in-Grade (TIG) by the closing date of this announcement. To allow us to verify that you meet TIG requirements, provide any of the following SF-50s: Please Note: An SF50 for the current year pay adjustment is NOT acceptable for verifying TIG (ex. 2021 general increases cannot be used to verify TIG). Competitive or Career-ladder promotion to your highest grade (this does not include 120 day temporary promotions) Regular Within Range Increase (WRI) or With In Grade (WGI) increase at your highest grade (this does not include quality step increases (QSIs). Competitive career/career-conditional appointment to your highest grade. SF-50 at your highest grade held, that is at least one year older than the announcement closing date of 09/13/2021. Not sure which SF-50 to submit? Check out our video… Go here to watch the video on the SF50s to submit in your application package.
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