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    The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is calling on those who want to help protect American interests and secure our Nation. DHS components work collectively to prevent terrorism; secure borders and our transportation systems; protect the President and other dignitaries; enforce and administer immigration laws, safeguard cyberspace; and ensure resilience to disasters. We achieve these vital missions through a diverse workforce spanning hundreds of occupations. Make an impact; join DHS.

    Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) is the principal investigative arm of DHS and the second largest investigative agency in the Federal government. Created in 2003 through a merger of the investigative and interior enforcement elements of the U.S. Customs Service and the Immigration and Naturalization Service, ICE now has more than 20,000 employees in more than 400 offices in the United States and 46 foreign countries around the world. ICE is a key component of the DHS layered defense approach to protecting our nation. For additional information about ICE and career opportunities go to www.ice.gov.

    This vacancy is also being announced with vacancy announcement OPM-PAO-10124888-MP-RC under merit promotion procedures. Please review that announcement to see if you are eligible for consideration under merit promotion procedures. NOTE: Applicants must apply separately for each announcement in order to be considered.

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    This position is located in the Department of Homeland Security, Immigration and Customs Enforcement, Office of Public Affairs, Washington DC, District of Columbia.

    Note: One or more positions may be filled using this vacancy announcement. Applying to this announcement certifies that you give permission for DHS to share your application with others in DHS for similar positions.

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    Responsibilities

    As a Public Affairs Specialist, you will perform the following duties:

    • Establish and maintain working relationships with all media, both foreign and domestic.
    • Prepare, coordinate, and edit feature articles and publications that convey information to employees, general public, and specialized target groups relating to the organizational program objectives and mission.
    • Disseminate informational material to pertinent public through the media.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    11

  • 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/492330400. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.