DESCRIPTION OF WORK:
involves administering, supervising, or performing work in establishing and
maintaining mutual communication between National Guard, general public and
various other pertinent audiences including internal or external, foreign or
domestic. Advises management on policy formulation and the potential public
reaction to proposed policy. Identifies and carries out the public
communication requirements inherent in disseminating policy decisions.
Identifies communication needs and develops informational materials to inform
possess experience, education, or training in administrative, professional,
investigative and/or technical work; experience evaluating information and/or
utilizing analytical skills to disseminate effective communication; and experience
using computers and automation systems.
GS-09: Must possess at
least 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.
GS-11: Must possess at least 36
months experience, education, or training involving a thorough knowledge of
writing and communication principles, methods and techniques that relate to
public affairs of the military.
Experience developing new information materials including news releases,
fact sheets, brochures, booklets, broadcast spots, etc., that increase
communication with the agency's audiences.
Experience making on-the-spot presentations to audiences with opposing
points of view or erroneous understanding of agency positions. Experience responding timely and
appropriately to requests for information concerning agency programs and
Specialized experience will be used to determine
qualifications for the announced position. Applicants must provide begin
and end dates (DD/MM/YY - DD/MM/YY) with description of your
MILITARY REQUIREMENTS: Selected candidates will
be required to be in a compatible military grade and assignment prior to the
effective date of placement.
Enlisted applicants military grade cannot exceed the maximum
military grade authorized. Over-grade applicant must provide a written
statement of understanding with application, willingness to be administratively
reduced in grade (state specific grade) if selected for this position.
MILITARY GRADES: Enlisted
Enlisted Min: E5 Max: E7
Officer Min: O1 Max: O4 (Dependent on unit availability)
This is a Commissioning Opportunity
Enlisted: 3N0XX, Public Affairs
Officer: 35XX, Public Affairs Utilization Field
Must possess or be eligible to retrain into AFSC.
Must possess a minimum score of "72"
on the General portion of the ASVAB.
Medical Profile PULHES must not be
greater than 333333.
Must be able to lift 40 lbs.
SUBSTITUTION OF EDUCATION FOR SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE:
A maximum of 12 months of the required experience may be substituted by
successful completion of undergraduate study in an accredited college or
university at the rate of 30 semester hours for 12 months of experience. The education must have been in fields
directly related to Public Affairs (i.e. public relations, journalism,
information processing science, communications, English composition or other
course where primary emphasis is on communications and writing skills).
- Technicians are paid through Direct Deposit/Electronic Funds Transfer (DD/EFT).
- The Selected applicant must complete a Declaration of Federal Employment" and "Declaration of Relatives in the Wyoming Military Department" prior to the appointment date.
- Military Technicians are ineligible for military enlistment, retention, and student loan repayment bonuses. Acceptance of a Technician position will terminate these military incentives.
- Acceptance of a permanent or indefinite position will cause termination from the Selected Reserve Incentive Program (SRIP).
- Relocation expenses will not be paid by the Government unless noted in the Announcement.
- Military Technicians in the excepted service will wear the appropriate uniform while performing as a Technician.
- Veterans preference does not apply to National Guard Technician positions in accordance with Title 32 USC 709(f).
- Indefinite employees may be terminated or displaced at management's discretion with a 30-day written notice.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
Once the application process is complete, a review of your application will be made to ensure you meet the job requirements. To determine if you are qualified for this job, a review of your resume and supporting documentation will be made and compared against your responses to the occupational questionnaire. The rating you receive is based on your responses to the questionnaire and supporting documents. If, after reviewing your resume and or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and or experience, your score can and will be adjusted to more accurately reflect your abilities.
Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating. Making a false statement in any part of your application may result in disciplinary action.