Job Overview

Summary

This position is located in the East Asia and Pacific Division, Vietnamese Service at the Voice of America in Washington, DC. The incumbent serves as an International Broadcaster and performs duties in a multimedia environment that includes radio, television and Internet.The incumbent translates English into Vietnamese, conducts interviews and prepares a variety of material for the Services broadcast.

 

THIS POSITION IS COVERED BY A UNION AGREEMENT

Note:  Budgetary conditions may delay or otherwise affect filling this vacancy.  However, all interested candidates should apply now.

 

The Broadcasting Board of Governors is conveniently located within walking distance to the Green, Yellow and Blue Metro lines.

 

INTRODUCTION TO AGENCY
The Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG), an independent federal agency, is an exciting, multi cultural organization that encompasses all U.S. civilian international broadcasting. The BBG is comprised of the Voice of America, which delivers high quality, multimedia programming in 44 languages to audiences worldwide; the Office of Cuba Broadcasting (Radio and TV Marti); the International Broadcasting Bureau, which provides transmission, administrative, and other support services; and three grantee organizations - Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty; the Middle East Broadcasting Networks (Alhurra TV and Radio Sawa), and Radio Free Asia. Our staff of dedicated professionals serves as an example of a free and independent media, reaching a worldwide audience with news, information, and relevant discussions.

 

This vacancy is being advertised under delegated examining procedures and is open to all U.S. Citizens.

The vacancy is being concurrently advertised under Excepted Service for Non-U.S. Citizens under announcement NC-13-9123

NOTE:  YOUR APPLICATION TO THIS DEU VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT WILL ONLY ALLOW CONSIDERATION FOR THIS ANNOUNCEMENT.  WE CANNOT ELECTRONICALLY OR MANUALLY MOVE YOUR APPLICATION TO THE CONCURRENTLY ADVERTISED ANNOUNCEMENT.  PLEASE ENSURE YOU ARE APPLYING UNDER THE CORRECT ANNOUNCEMENT.

The Full Performance Level: 12

Duties

--Performs translations and adaptations into Vietnamese of a variety of centrally prepared English-language news and features.

--Voices all types of material broadcasts by the Service. Acts as a radio and/or television show host and news presenter.

--Functions as a web team member with responsibility for uploading daily news, photos, graphics, etc. to the Services website.

--Conducts interviews with people of interest.

--Writes news-related stories for use in television, radio, and/or the Internet.