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    This position is a Supervisory Public Affairs Specialist, GS- 1035-15 working in Hadley, Massachusetts, with lead responsibility for delivering the public service aspect of the bureau's mission with particular expertise in working with stakeholders and special constituencies.

    This position is also open to status candidates under announcement R5-21-11055666-SG-MP. You must apply to each announcement separately if you wish to be considered under both recruitment methods.

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    As a Supervisory Public Affairs Specialist your duties will include but are not limited to the following:

    • Overseeing the development and execution of effective communications on regional Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) policies, programs, and decisions.
    • Analyzing and advising the Regional Directorate on the perceptions and reactions of the public and their Congressional representatives to Service activities, as well as evaluating and recommending modifications.
    • Developing strategies on controversial issues that routinely and regularly involve national policy.
    • Developing, implementing and evaluating strategies for interacting with the media, ensuring coordinated and consistent messages.
    • Regularly and routinely deal with issues, often under severe time constraints for developing messages, and analyzing incoming information to determine extent of its urgency and/or volatility.
    • Providing the full range of supervisory authority, providing guidance, consultation, assistance and training to subordinates, and evaluating the External Affairs program for efficiently and effectiveness.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • 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/594822800. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.