Job Title:Public Affairs Specialist (Speechwriter)
Department:Department Of Agriculture
Agency:Food Safety and Inspection Service, USDA
Job Announcement Number:W-CPAO-2012-0011
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|$74,872.00 to $115,742.00 / Per Year|
|Wednesday, April 11, 2012 to Wednesday, April 25, 2012|
SERIES & GRADE:
|Full Time - Permanent|
|1 vacancy in the following location:|
Washington, DCView Map
WHO MAY APPLY:
|This vacancy is advertised under Delegated Examining (DE) procedures and is open to US Citizens. The vacancy is also being advertised under Merit Promotion (MP) procedures for status candidates under announcement W-CPAO-2012-0010. Candidates who wish to be considered under both DE and MP procedures MUST apply to both vacancy announcements.|
JOIN A GREAT FSIS TEAM!! The Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is a public health regulatory agency of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). Our mission is to protect consumers by ensuring that the commercial supply of meat, poultry, and egg products moving in interstate commerce or exported to other countries is safe and correctly labeled and packaged. We offer opportunities for future merit-based promotion, career enhancement and professional development; flexible work schedules; and transit subsidies in some locations. For more information about the agency, visit FSIS.
This position is located in the Congressional and Public Affairs Office (CPA) in the Office of Public Affairs and Consumer Education (OPACE) at the Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS). The mission of CPA is to conduct the Agency's public communications programs. CPA develops the agency's messages to inform and educate a variety of audiences, including: Congress, the media, industry and consumers. CPA also coordinates internal employee communications.
The incumbent will serve as a Public Affairs Specialist. And while the central duties of the position will be to serve as a speechwriter for senior officials, other duties required for this position may include writing and editing articles for agency publications and initiatives, writing opinion and other editorial analysis pieces for outside publications, blogs, PowerPoint presentations, press releases when required, backgrounders, briefing materials and participating in other outreach efforts. This position is covered by the Public Health Human Resource System (PHHRS) Demonstration Project. Effective July 19, 2009, FSIS began operating under the PHHRS, a Pay Banding and Pay for Performance Demonstration Project, in which non-bargaining unit positions will be classified by career path, occupational series, and pay bands rather than the traditional General Schedule (GS) grades in the Federal Service. The AP-04 pay band is equivalent to the GS-12/13 grade levels. PHHRS will allow FSIS the flexibility to offer exceptional candidates higher salaries than most other Federal agencies. Additionally, employees will be eligible to receive an annual pay increase based upon performance. For more information on PHHRS, including information on its pay tables and how it will benefit employees, please visit PHHRS.
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- This announcement may be used to fill one or more vacancies.
- Relocation expenses will not be paid.
- You must be a U.S. Citizen to apply for this job.
- Position may be eligible for telework and other flexible work arrangements.