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    Summary

    This position is located within a National Forest. The primary purpose of this position is to perform a variety of public affairs activities.

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    Responsibilities

    Responds, in oral and written form, to requests for information by determining the nature of the data required and collecting and assembling the material using the appropriate format and style based on needs and organization practices.

    Assists in evaluation and analysis of public comments on Forest Service management issues.

    Identifies areas to be addressed, characteristics and needs of the target audience, and communication techniques most appropriate; develops recommended approaches and drafts material for supervisor's approval.

    Develops and presents informational audio-visual programs including slide-tape and video tape programs.

    Advises program officials regarding the content and presentation of information materials submitted for dissemination or other information purposes.

    Prepares and presents speeches for special interests groups, schools, and the general public. Some meetings involve controversial issues, which require diplomacy and tact.

    Gathers information from a variety of sources including interviews, reading, study, research, and observation. Develops written materials, such as feature stories, news releases, and magazine articles, that transmit information concerning the nature and purpose of Forest Service programs, projects, policies, and activities. Materials are prepared for the general public for special interest publics, and for internal dissemination.

    Assists feature writers, reporters, and photographers on assignments within the Agency and helps them write stories on Forest Service programs and activities.

    As assigned, acts as liaison to legislative officials. Responds to requests for information.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Position(s) may involve work away the official duty location to remote worksites within commuting distance (49 miles) and may also require overnight travel and/or camping per work assignment.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    09

  • 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/511044900. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.