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    Summary

    DUE TO TECHNICAL DIFFICULTIES THIS POSITION IS BEING EXTENDED 7 DAYS. APPLICANTS WHO PREVIOUSLY APPLIED NEED NOT REAPPLY.

    This position is located in Region 4 in the Regional Office located in Ogden, Utah. 

    For additional information about the duties of this position, please contact Michael Richardson at (801) 625-5347 or via email at mjrichardson@fs.fed.us

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    Responsibilities

    Advises the Director, Regional Forester, RO Staff, and the Forests on existing and emerging issues and their implications for Forest Service management and policies.

    Participates with the Director, other public affairs program managers, Regional Forester, RO Staff, and Forests in developing and implementing strategies, techniques and goals for communicating with the regional media and congressional contacts for the purpose of explaining Forest Service policies, programs and activities.

    Prepares in-depth analyses and other information needed by the Region in developing strategy for addressing critical and complex issues.

    Plans, organizes, and assists in development of the regional public affairs program, which includes media, congressional coordination on key issues, public involvement and issue management, audiovisual programs, graphic design, partnerships, and volunteer and service programs.

    Represents the Region and Forest Service in meetings and discussions involving individuals, groups, and organizations working in support of, or opposing, the policies, programs, and work of the Forest Service.

    Provides training in these methods and techniques for the field, the Regional Office, other Public Affairs Specialists, and others as needed.

    Assists internal managers with methods to enhance two-way communication between employees and management which encourages honest and meaningful exchange of ideas and other information intended to achieve organizational objectives.

    Plans the work to be accomplished by the unit, assigns work to employees, and establishes production or quality standards for the unit’s work. 

    Performs administrative and human resources management functions for the unit; provides advice, counsel or instruction on both administrative and work matters



    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Occasional Travel may be required for training and support to subordinate units.

    Supervisory status

    Yes

    Promotion Potential

    13

  • Job family (Series)

    1035 Public Affairs

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