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    Summary

    This position is located in the State Office (SO). The incumbent serves as a public affairs specialist and has responsibility for developing, coordinating, and carrying out a sound public information program to communicate agency policies, programs, services, and activities throughout the state.

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    Responsibilities

    • Leads in the planning and coordinating an effective public information program throughout the state.
    • Develops training programs in soil and water conservation information work, such as, writing of news articles, press -releases, radio and television presentations, visual aids, and photography.
    • Writes news releases, canned releases, and feature stories describing NRCS projects and programs, presentation ceremonies, and related staff activities.
    • Provides leadership of program activities, making work assignments, evaluating employee performance, interviewing candidates and making selections, and determining employee training needs.
    • Develops courses, workshops, and other studies in the field of conservation.
    • Arranges for television or radio coverage concerning conservation and/or provides scripts to media for release.
    • Maintains centralized files, records, handbooks, other reference materials, and equipment for the information function of the state.

    Travel Required

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

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    12

  • 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/564726400. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.