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    Position is being advertised concurrently under BR-WO-2018-108, for current federal employees serving under a competitive service career or career-conditional appointment or reinstatement eligible. If you are interested in applying under both announcements, you must submit application packages for each.

    Reclamation is seeking a career professional looking for an opportunity to capitalize on his/her expertise as a Supervisory Public Affairs Specialist. You can make a difference in the West by assisting in the management of Reclamation's public affairs program.

    Would you enjoy serving as the Deputy to the Chief of the Public Affairs Group sharing the overall responsibility for the oversight and management of the Public Affairs Office? Responsibilities include supporting the formulation and articulation of program, policy and strategic initiative related plans, progress and outcomes through the execution of media relations, audiovisual, and publications programs.

    LOCATION: Commissioner's Office; External and Intergovernmental Affairs; Public Affairs Office, Washington, DC.

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    Ensure quality products. Oversee communication plans. Coordination, formulation, and articulation of policies, standards, procedures, and directives in an array of areas. Performs full range of supervisory duties.

    Serves as Reclamation’s liaison with the Department’s Office of Communications, and establishes and maintains effective lines of communication between Reclamation and the White House, Congress, State, Tribal and local officials, and counterparts at public and private organizations. Integration of program with Administration’s initiatives and policies. Liaison with Department’s Office of Communications. Maintain effective lines of communications with White House, Office of the Secretary, other Department bureaus and other Departments.

    Serves as Chief of Public Affairs’ alter-ego. Plans day-to-day, annual, and long-term work for group and national program. Develops performance standards, mentors, trains, and evaluates work of subordinates. Responsible for budgeting of funds and allocation of resources.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - This position may require occasional travel.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    All United States Citizens and United States Nationals.

    Questions? This job is open to 1 group.

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