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    Summary

    This position is located on the Manti LaSal National Forest, Supervisors Office, Price UT.

    Perform a wide variety of activities in planning and implementing a comprehensive public affairs program.

    For additional information about the duties of this position, please contact Duane Resare at 435-636-3535 or email duane.resare@usda.gov

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    Responsibilities

    • Coordinate efforts to inform the public and employees of Forest Service programs and policies.
    • Inform the public, including other agencies, organizations, and individuals, of Forest Service activities and programs.
    • Organize and conduct public meetings, workshops, field trips, or other forums designed to foster public participation.
    • Anticipate the views of organized groups and advises as to how to present the Forest Service position on controversial issues.
    • Analyze or supervise the analysis and evaluation of public comments on Forest Service management issues.
    • Make recommendations to management on new methods or procedures that will better involve the public and help interested persons recognize that their comments are being used in the decision making process.
    • Write, edit, and prepare news releases and programs for press, radio, and television.
    • Establish and maintain contact with print and broadcast media on a regional and national level for issues which generate regional or national interest.
    • Maintain contacts with local congressional offices.
    • Keep employees informed about unit activities and programs, and ensures employees are involved appropriately in decision making activities.
    • Perform supervisory duties 20% or less of the time.

    Travel Required

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

    Supervisory status

    Yes

    Promotion Potential

    None

  • 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/557285100. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.