Public Affairs Specialists- 2 vacancies

  • U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
  • New York, NY, United States
  • Nov 25, 2016
Full time Environmental Education/Communication

Job Description

Work Schedule is Full-time-Recent Graduates - This is a (2) year developmental program which may lead to a term or permanent appointment.

This position is located in Region 2, Public Affairs Division, Intergovernmental and Community Affairs Branch, in New York, NY. For more information on this office, visit their website.

Who May Apply
Individuals who have completed a qualifying associates/bachelors/masters/professional/doctorate/vocational/technical degree or certificate from a qualifying educational institution or technical education program within the preceding two years. *Announcement will remain open through 11:59pm ET the day the 200th application is received (all applications received that day will be considered) or 11:59pm ET the closing date, whichever comes first.

More information about the Recent Graduates Program can be found here and

At the entry level of this position, you will:
- Research and draft written materials such as plans, fact sheets, press releases, web and social media content, opinion pieces, letters to the editor and responses to correspondence; and helps determine appropriate communications vehicles for the dissemination of information on environmental programs.
- Work closely with Public Affairs Division (PAD) staff and management, develop methods for increasing the EPA’s ability to inform and work closely with stakeholders, communities, and other audiences.
- Provide support to PAD staff working on major, current, and future initiatives such as ”Making a Visible Difference in Communities,” Skills Market Place, LEAN, and promotion of national programs such as Safer Choice.
- Provide support for Intergovernmental and Stakeholder Outreach or Web, Social Media and Systems.

When entering a Federal job at a grade level lower than the highest promotion potential level, you may be promoted to more complex duties and work more independently, as your career progresses.

Closes Thursday 12/1/2016

Job Level



Government- Federal


Salary Range $55,327 to $71,920/yr. Series & Grade GS-1035-09. Promotion Potential GS-12.

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