Tuesday , April 16 2024

DHS Jobs – Public Affairs Specialist

Website U.S. Department of Homeland Security

Job Description:

The Public Affairs Specialist is U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s representative to the public, including news media and social media communities, regarding agency policies, programs and operations. The specialist is responsible for building public awareness of Agency policies and actions, coordinating news coverage, engaging social media communities and providing guidance to headquarters and field office management and executives concerning media interest in the agencies related stories.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Developing and disseminating material that affectively informs the public of the Agency’s policies programs services and activities.
  • Managing news media coverage including responding to requests from various news sources about Agency programs and operations.
  • Assisting in the preparation of policy statements, attending meetings and conferences, and arranging interviews with Agency personnel, as required.
  • Creating communication materials such as Public Affairs Guidance, Communication Plans, Media Event Plans, media advisories, news releases, blog and micro-blog posts and agency statements.
  • Maintaining communication with bloggers, reporters, correspondents and producers for radio, television stations, including national networks; public affairs liaison with Federal, state, local and tribal government Public Affairs officials.

Job Requirements:

  • CBP follows the DHS Drug-Free Workplace Plan for drug testing procedures
  • Males born after 12/31/1959 must be registered with Selective Service
  • Primary U.S. residency for at least three of the last five years (additional details below)
  • You must be a U.S. Citizen to apply for this position
  • You may be required to pass a background investigation

Qualification & Experience:

  • You qualify for the GS-12 grade level if you possess 1 year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade level.

Job Details:

Company: U.S. Department of Homeland Security

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Miami, FL, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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