Sunday, March 06, 2016

GAO Help Wanted Communications Analyst




Job Title:  Communications Analyst (Written)
Department:  Legislative Branch
Agency:  Government Accountability Office
Job Announcement Number:  GAO-16-PA-1001-02-MP

SALARY RANGE:
$80,700.00 to $119,776.00 / Per Year
OPEN PERIOD:
Wednesday, March 2, 2016 to Wednesday, March 16, 2016
SERIES & GRADE:
PT-1001-02
POSITION INFORMATION:
Full-time - Permanent
PROMOTION POTENTIAL:
02
DUTY LOCATIONS:
1 vacancy - District of Columbia, DC   View Map
WHO MAY APPLY:
Applicants with status (i.e., current permanent Federal employees in the competitive service and former Federal employees with reinstatement eligibility); those eligible for appointment under special hiring authorities ; and veterans' eligible under a VEOA Authority.
SECURITY CLEARANCE:
Public Trust - Background Investigation
SUPERVISORY STATUS:
No

JOB SUMMARY:

About the Agency

GAO's work is designed to address four common goals:

- to help the Congress address current and emerging challenges to the well-being and financial security of the American people;

- to help the Congress to respond to changing security threats and the challenges of global interdependence;

- to help transform the Federal government to address national challenges; and

- to maximize the value of GAO by enabling quality, timely service to Congress and by being a leading practices Federal agency. If you want to help form public policy, and you have exceptional analytical, communication, and collaboration skills, and can demonstrate high levels of initiative, then GAO is where you want to be! To learn more about GAO please visit us on the web at http://www.gao.gov/careers/index.html

This position is located in the Government Accountability Office (GAO), Office of Public Affairs (OPA). OPA is responsible for providing news media and the general public with accurate and timely information about GAO and its activities. The primary purpose of this position is to assist in the development and production of reports, correspondence, testimonies and other products. 

TRAVEL REQUIRED

  • Not Required

RELOCATION AUTHORIZED

  • No

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • U.S. Citizen.
  • Completion of a satisfactory background investigation.
  • Selectee must be able to meet/maintain suitability & security requirement.
  • Completion of one year probationary period may be required.
  • Selective Service registration if you are a male born after Dec. 31, 1959.

DUTIES:

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  • Analyzes and writes draft products by recommending reorganization and revisions to improve coherence, flow, clarity and consistency; ensures consistency between themes and overall message and addresses gaps in logic or evidence to ensure that products meet GAO quality control standards.
  • Determines sufficiency of evidence to support statements made on social media.
  • Assists in writing and/or editing the content of internal and external written products, web sites, and oral presentations, including briefings, presentations, speeches, articles for publication and white papers.
  • Supports teams and offices in the production of reports, and other products including special publications which may involve innovative and atypical publishing requirements. Helps develop, write, and produce blog posts, social media posts (Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, WatchBlog), video storyboards, podcast introductions and questions, and website text.
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