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    Summary

    This position of PUBLIC AFFAIRS SPECIALIST starts at a salary of $114,590.00 GS-14 grade level, step 01, with promotion potential to $148,967.00 GS-14 grade level, step 10.

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    Responsibilities

    • The responsibilities described are for the full-performance level. At developmental grade levels, assignments will be of more limited scope, performed with less independence, and limited complexity.
    • Formulate policy, programs, and procedures governing information dissemination functions for USCIS and participate in high level policy making meetings and conferences, serving as an advisor on reactions to new policy initiatives.
    • Prepare written forms of communication in the form of news articles, news releases, fact sheets, speeches, written responses to media or public inquiry, feature articles, pamphlets, newsletters, and magazines.
    • Develop and disseminate material for internal and external use and advise senior leaders on potential public reaction to proposed policies and programs.
    • Manage public relations programs involving issues that are controversial or of significant public or Congressional interest and serve as senior advisor to agency management on public affairs activities/programs.
    • Provide guidance, assistance, and consultation concerning agency procedures for responding to requests from the media, the general public, specialized groups, and community and government entities, and arrange news media visits to field locations.

    Travel Required

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

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    14

  • 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/520315000. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.