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    The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) is ranked #1 among mid-size agencies through the Partnership for Public Service’s Best Places to Work in the Federal Government! This Supervisory Public Affairs Specialist position is located in the Office of External Affairs. For more information visit: Office of External Affairs

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    The incumbent serves as the Director of the State, International, Intergovernmental and Public Affairs Division and is responsible for planning, managing, coordinating and supervising the Commission's state and international division and programs. As Director, the incumbent is responsible for formulating and executing a full range of outreach strategies, initiatives and activities which will facilitate, enhance and maintain the Commission's intergovernmental relationship with relevant state, local and federal bodies, trade associations, and other stakeholders as well as supporting the Commission’s engagement with the public.

    As a Supervisory Public Affairs Specialist, some of your typical work assignments may include:

    • Develops and maintains effective working relationships and liaisons with key stakeholders and constituents, including but not limited to, state, local elected and appointed energy officials, state governments, Tribal governments, regional coalitions or subgroups, and other public utility representatives, consumer groups, and international/intergovernmental delegates.
    • Works closely with the OEA Director, Office of Public Participation (OPP), Office of Energy Projects (OEP), other program offices and Commission staff in developing programs on a national level to convey complex and often controversial information to the broad spectrum of individuals and groups affected by FERC programs and/or decisions. At the direction of the OEA Director, plans, directs and carries out major projects to convey such information to these entities.
    • Advances international programs in close coordination with U.S. government agencies and FERC offices. Builds upon existing FERC activities with international public utility regulatory bodies and international programs.
    • Serves as supervisor to the State, International, Intergovernmental and Public Affairs Division.

    Travel Required

    50% or less - Travel will be 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/603821300. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.