Communication Specialist, NOAA
As a Communications Specialist, you will perform the following duties:
Serves as the Southeast Fisheries Science Center (SEFSC) liaison to external communications related activities with National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) offices, programs, and other external partners.
Leads a systematic communications approach to advance the Center’s Programs, strategic goals and objectives. Works closely with the Director, Deputies and staff experts to effectively communicate Center and Council goals and objectives.
Serves as a project manager to implement projects on time and within budget. Responsible for planning and conducting complex strategic communications and outreach strategies for the Center. Leads and directs the development and implementation of products to foster collaboration through extensive research, writing and editing communication materials.
- Job Type: Staff
- Application deadline: 03/20/2023
- Organization: NOAA
- Qualifications: Conditions of Employment: This position will be filled under the DOC Alternative Personnel System (CAPS). This system replaced the Federal GS pay plan and structure. Under CAPS, positions are classified by career, pay plan, and pay band. The ZA-3 is equivalent to the GS-11/12.The ZA-4 is equivalent to the GS-13/14. *Payment of relocation expenses is not authorized. *This position is in the bargaining unit. Key Requirements: Applicants must be U.S. Citizens. Suitable for Federal employment, as determined by background investigation. Selectee may be subject to serving a one-year probationary period. More requirements are listed under "Qualifications and Other Information". Must be registered for Selective Service, if applicable (www.sss.gov). A background investigation will be required for this position. Continued employment will be subject to the applicant's successful completion of a background security investigation and favorable adjudication. Failure to successfully meet these requirements will be grounds for termination. Throughout the recruitment and hiring process we will be communicating with you via email; therefore, it is imperative that the email address you provide when applying for this vacancy remains active. Should your email address change, please notify the point of contact identified in the vacancy announcement as soon as possible so that we can update our system. Qualifications Qualification requirements in the vacancy announcements are based on the U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Qualification Standards Handbook, which contains federal qualification standards. This handbook is available on the Office of Personnel Management's website located at: https://www.opm.gov/policy EDUCATION: There is no positive education requirement for this position. SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Applicants must possess one year of specialized experience equivalent in difficulty and responsibility to the next lower grade level in the Federal Service. Specialized experience is experience that has equipped the applicant with the particular competencies/knowledge, skills and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position. This experience need not have been in the federal government. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations e.g., professional; philanthropic, religious; spiritual; community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies; knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. To qualify at the ZA-3 or GS-11 level: SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Applicants must possess one full year (52 weeks) of specialized experience equivalent to the ZA-2 or GS-9 in the Federal service. Specialized experience MUST include all of the following: Collaborating with internal and external stakeholders and maintaining effective partnerships to support outreach for a science organization. Assisting with the coordination and dissemination of technical information using a variety of communication methods or platforms such as websites, publications, and/or social media Assisting with the development of project plans and providing day-to-day project management. OR EDUCATION: Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree or 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree, or LL.M., if related OR COMBINATION: A combination of education and experience. NOTE: Only education in excess of two years is qualifying at this level To qualify at the ZA-4 or GS-13 level: SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Applicants must possess one full year (52 weeks) of specialized experience equivalent to the ZA-3 or GS-12 in the Federal service. Specialized experience MUST include all of the following: Collaborating with internal and external stakeholders and maintaining effective partnerships to support outreach for a science organization. Coordinating and disseminating technical information using a variety of communication methods or platforms such as websites, publications, and/or social media Developing and executing project plans and day-to-day project management, to include implementing project plans and exercising independent initiative and judgment to troubleshoot and monitor progress.
- How to apply: Visit USAJobs website: (https://www.usajobs.gov/job/710153200)
- Location: Miami, FL
- Web address: https://www.usajobs.gov/job/710153200