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    This position reports to the Chief of the Public and Stakeholder Engagement Division, Office of Communications. The Public and Stakeholder Engagement Division is responsible for planning, organizing, directing, and coordinating NASA activities as they relate to the general public.


    Protocol Officer Training by an accredited institution, such as The Protocol School of Washington, is highly desired.

    This position occasionally requires unique and long hours in support of a launch event.

    This position may be filled at the GS-11, GS-12 or GS-13 grade level. Full promotion potential is GS-13.

    Please list the General Schedule (GS) equivalency for every Federal position held.

    To receive consideration, you must submit a resume and answer NASA-specific questions. The NASA questions appear after you submit your resume and are transferred to the NASA web site. If you successfully apply, USAJOBS will show your application status as 'Received'. If your status is 'Application Status Not Available', you have not successfully applied. Do not rely on a USAJOBS email to confirm successful application. Only an email from NASA confirms a successful application.

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    This position serves as a Protocol Officer in the Public and Stakeholder Engagement Division in the Office of Communications. Primary responsibilities include supporting protocol requirements for the Office of the Administrator’s guests for agency launches at the Kennedy Space Center (KSC), Wallops Flight Facility (WFF) and Vandenberg Air Force Base (VAFB).

    Manages and oversee transportation requirements, hotel accommodations, center tours and coordinates with the cabinet-level agencies including private sector organizations. Maintains updated information on guest lists, ensures invitations for events are properly prepared, delivered and confirm acceptances/declinations. Provide proper hospitality for meeting and greeting guests at events and ensures proper protocol and procedures are in place and enforced during activities.

    Manages the logistical support for a wide variety of official agency events and activities at the White House, congressional occasions and flight Astronaut visits.

    Reviews agency policies and procedures for special events, and VIP visitors and integrates protocol arrangements for out of the ordinary activities involving the Office of the Administrator. Assists in the planning, organizing and arranging receptions, retirement ceremonies and special events.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    Current federal employees on career/career-conditional appointments OR employed by an agency with an OPM interchange agreement. Former federal employees eligible for reinstatement. VEOA eligibles. Individuals eligible for special hiring authorities [VRA, 30% or more disabled veterans, Schedule A for individuals with disabilities, former Peace Corps, AmeriCorps & VISTA employees, certain military spouses, certain former overseas employees]. NASA term employees with conversion eligibility.

    Questions? This job is open to 6 groups.

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/496194300. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.