Job Title:Communications Specialist
Agency:U.S. Agency for International Development
Job Announcement Number:14-0056-ASH
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|$105,211.00 to $136,771.00 / Per Year|
|Tuesday, December 10, 2013 to Tuesday, December 24, 2013|
SERIES & GRADE:
|Full-time appointment in the Competitive Service. This position IS NOT in the bargaining unit. - Permanent|
|1 vacancy -
District of Columbia, DC View Map|
WHO MAY APPLY:
|Status eligibles-a current or former federal employee of any department or agency in the Executive Branch who is not a temporary, time-limited employee or is reinstatement eligible. This includes USAID employees on career or career-conditional appointments, individuals eligible for special appointing authorities such as VEOA, ICTAP/CTAP, Schedule A, and individuals on Interchange Agreements with Other Merit Systems.|
USAID is an independent Federal Government agency that receives overall foreign policy guidance from the Secretary of State. With headquarters in Washington, D.C., USAID fosters transformational development around the world. Our work supports economic growth and trade; agriculture and the environment; education and training; democracy and governance; global health; global partnerships and humanitarian assistance. We operate in four regions of the world: Sub-Saharan Africa; Asia and the Near East; Latin America and the Caribbean; Europe and Eurasia. USAID employees in the Civil Service and Foreign Service, as well as individuals employed through Personal Service Contracts, must adhere to our Counter Trafficking in Persons Code of Conduct. For more information about USAID, visit http://www.usaid.gov.
The Office of Acquisition and Assistance (M/OAA) is located in the Management Bureau of US Agency for International Development (USAID). It consists of the Director’s Office in addition to eight divisions: Evaluation, Policy, Contract Audit and Support, Transportation, Global Health, Democracy, Conflict and Humanitarian Assistance, GDA, Regional Bureaus and Others, and Economic Growth and Trade. Given its highly visible role in the Agency, M/OAA is constantly responding to Congressional and Public inquiries and providing a wealth of information to other offices within USAID and other stakeholders external to USAID.
As the Communications Specialist serving under the Director of M/OAA and specifically supporting the Director’s efforts to provide timely, thoroughly researched and analyzed written and oral communications to M/OAA stakeholders and external stakeholders. You will develop and implement a communications strategy for M/OAA. As the primary M/OAA liaison with Legislative and Public Affairs, you will collect, manage and distribute information associated with USAID’s acquisition and assistance functions and will educate and promote better understanding of USAID programs.
- Not Required
- U.S. Citizen or national
- Relevant experience (see Qualifications below)
- Must be able to obtain and maintain a security clearance
- Males born after 12/31/1959, must be registered with the Selective Service