This position is located in the Defense Media Activity (DMA), which is a Department of Defense (DoD) field activity reporting to the Assistant Secretary of Defense (Public Affairs). The DMA is a worldwide media organization employing state-of-the-art and emerging multi-media production and distribution technologies and operates from multiple locations in the US and overseas and with deployed combat and contingency forces throughout the world.
As a Lead Public Affairs Specialist (Social Media) at the GS-1035-13 level, some of your typical work assignments may include:
Serves as Social Media Team Lead and manages social media editorial content produced by military, civilian and contract employees within DoD Social Media.
Responsible for developing and executing social media programs and products in support of DoD communication strategies and public affairs objectives.
Manages the identification of communication opportunities, coordinates with key leadership and public affairs elements to ensure consistency, develop strategy and tactics to achieve goals and objectives, and integrate new media tactics into communications programs.
Supports Department of Defense Public Affairs Program, to include emerging media, identifies communications tools, evaluate and test tools for DoD use, identifies and overcome obstacles to implementation and adoption, develop and initially execute tactics to leverage new tools in support of OSD-level public affairs goals and objectives.
Leads the team in assessing its strengths and weaknesses, provides leadership to the team in the exploration of alternative course of actions, and determines what improvements can be made.
Leads the team in identifying, distributing and balancing workload and tasks among employees in accordance with established workflow, skill level, and/or occupational specialization; making adjustments in accordance with established priorities to ensure timely accomplishment of assigned team tasks.
Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered for Selective Service
Resume and supporting documents (See How To Apply)
Suitable for Federal employment, determined by a background investigation
May be required to successfully complete a probationary period
This is a drug tested position.
You may qualify at the GS-13, if you fulfill the following qualifications:
A. One year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-12 grade level in the Federal service:
Developing and executing social media programs and products in support of communication strategies and public affairs objectives.
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; spiritual; community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
Substitution of education may not be used in lieu of specialized experience for this grade level.
Work Schedule: Fulltime Overtime: Occasionally Tour of Duty: Flexible Recruitment Incentives: Not Authorized Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA): Exempt Financial Disclosure: Not Required Telework Eligibility: This position is telework eligible
Must possess or be able to obtain and maintain a secret security clearance.
Must be able to pass a pre-employment drug test screening, and periodic testing thereafter if required.
This position requires the incumbent to travel in conjunction with performing temporary duty up to 20% of the time. You must qualify and use a government credit card for official travel.
Status candidates must meet time-in-grade requirements (52 weeks at the next lower grade level).
All applicants must meet qualifications and eligibility criteria by the closing date of the announcement.
The President has ordered a government-wide hiring freeze subject to certain limited exceptions. This position is subject to the hiring freeze. Although we are moving forward with the consideration of candidates, we will not make a selection for this vacancy announcement unless and until the position is no longer subject to the hiring freeze.
What To Expect Next
Once you successfully complete the application process, you will receive a notification of receipt. Your application package will be reviewed to ensure you meet the basic eligibility and qualifications requirements, and you will receive a notification. A review will be made of your online questionnaire and the documentation you submitted to support your responses. A list of qualified applicants will be created and sent to the selecting official. All applicants reviewed and/or referred will receive a notification letter.
A list of qualified applicants will be created and sent to the selecting official. All applicants reviewed and/or referred will receive a notification letter.
The selecting official may choose to conduct interviews, and once the selection is made, you will receive a notification of the decision.
Other Information Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP): Individuals who have special priority selection rights under ICTAP must be well-qualified for the position to receive consideration for special priority selection. Well qualified is defined as possessing the type and quality of experience that exceeds the position?s minimum qualifications, including all selective placement factors and appropriate quality ranking factors. ICTAP eligibles will be considered well qualified prior to Veteran's preference points being added. Federal employees seeking ICTAP eligibility must submit proof that they met the requirements of 5 CFR 330.704. This includes a copy of the agency separation notice, a copy of their most recent Performance Rating and a copy of their most recent SF-50 noting current position, grade level, and duty location. Please annotate your application to reflect that you are applying as an ICTAP eligible. Please visit this link to obtain requirements for applying as an ICTAP eligible applicant. http://www.opm.gov/rif/employee_guides/career_transition.asp#ictaphttp://www.opm.gov/rif/employee_guides/career_transition.asp