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    Looking for a great place to work? The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is one of the best! In 2016, USACE ranked number two of government large-agency subcomponents! As rated by their employees, USACE supervisors strongly support employee development and opportunities to demonstrate leadership skills, while also maintaining an optimal work/life balance. The Corps offers a team-inspiring and collaborative work environment; providing challenging and rewarding careers across a variety of disciplines.

    Civilian employees serve a vital role in supporting the Army mission. They provide the skills that are not readily available in the military, but crucial to support military operations. The Army integrates the talents and skills of its military and civilian members to form a Total Army.

    About the Position:
    You will serve as a Public Affairs Specialist with the Mobile District Headquarters Office, United States Army, Corps of Engineers. you will support the Public Affairs office mission of command information, media relations and public information.

    Who May Apply:
    Only applicants who meet one of the employment authority categories below are eligible to apply for this job. You will be asked to identify which category or categories you meet, and to provide documents which prove you meet the category or categories you selected. See Proof of Eligibility for an extensive list of document requirements for all employment authorities.

    • Current Department of Army Civilian Employees
    • Current Permanent Department of Defense (DOD) Civilian Employee (non-Army)
    • Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan
    • Non-Department of Defense (DoD) Transfer
    • Priority Placement Program (PPP), Program S (Military Spouse) registrant
    • Veterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA) of 1998

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    Responsibilities

    • Write and edit news releases and featured articles for various media sources.
    • Take journalistic photographs to support news stories.
    • Respond to public inquires requesting information or public speaking engagements.
    • Manage the district's internet website, including planning, developing and creating web home pages.
    • Monitor web page for feedback such as comments, posted links and questions and provide necessary information in return.
    • Ensure web page content is appropriate for public release to include accuracy, doesn't contain Personal Identifiable Information, derogatory language or otherwise inappropriate information.
    • Write and edit news releases and featured articles for various media sources.
    • Respond to public inquires requesting information or public speaking engagements.
    • Perform general administrative duties to include training coordination, resource and records management, property control, timekeeping, mail processing, travel and transportation processing.
    • Provide clerical support to the Public Affairs Chief and staff to include preparing reports.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Travel may be required for training and/or site visits.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    Status Candidates and VEOA Eligibles

    Questions? This job is open to 2 groups.

  • Job family (Series)

    1035 Public Affairs

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/483495800. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.