|The Bureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP) develops and produces United States currency notes, trusted worldwide. As a primary function, the BEP prints billions of dollars each year for delivery to the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System. The Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System operates as the nation’s central bank and serves to ensure that adequate amounts of currency and coin are in circulation. With production facilities in Washington, D.C. and Fort Worth, Texas, the BEP is the largest producer of federal government security documents in the United States.
This position is located within the Division of Public Service, Office of External Relations. The incumbent serves as a Public Affairs Specialist and coordinates the outreach activities associated with the Bureau Tour Program, Visitor Center, exhibit and sales promotional activities associated with the Bureau Tour Program, Visitor Center, exhibit and sales promotional activities and provide assistance and/or guidance to ensure that the Bureau is serving the public interest.
This vacancy is being concurrently advertised under merit promotion procedures for status (current, or former permanent, Federal employees in competitive positions or individuals who are eligible to apply under special appointing authorities) applicants under announcement 2012-026M. APPLICANTS WISHING TO BE CONSIDERED UNDER BOTH DELEGATED EXAMINING AND MERIT PROMOTION PROCEDURES MUST APPLY TO BOTH VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENTS.
A full-field background and/or Security Investigation may be required.
This position may require employee to serve a 1-year probationary period.
Successfully completes urinalysis test prior to your appointment.
Maintains all the physical, technical, and aesthetic elements associated with the tour areas both inside and outside of the Bureau.
Recommends and coordinates all outreach activities associated with the Bureau tours with a special emphasis on the congressional tour outreach program and other visitor destinations in the DC area.
Works with a cross section of Bureau components to develop relevant data in support of program initiatives.
Responds to numerous queries via telephone, mail, and coordinates replies regarding the Bureau’s products, program policies, and corresponds as applicable.
Conducts research and submit survey results to senior management for implementation when necessary.
Please note that if you do not provide all required information, as specified in this announcement, you will not be considered for this position or will not receive the special consideration for which you may be eligible.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
2. Your responses to the online questionnaire
3. Minimum Requirements : Your application must show that you meet all requirements, including the education and/or experience required for this position. You may be found “not qualified” if you do not possess the minimum competencies required for the position. If your application is incomplete, we will rate you as ineligible.
4. Rating : Your application will be evaluated in the following areas:
Tour Maintenance, Computer Skills, Written Communication, Oral Communication and Contract Regulations.
Category Rating will be used to rank and select eligible candidates. If qualified, you will be assigned to one of three categories, Gold, Silver, or Bronze depending on your experience related to this position. Veterans’ preference is applied after applicants are assessed. Preference eligible will be listed at the top of their assigned category and considered before non-preference eligible in that category. Qualified preference eligible with a compensable service-connected disability of 10% or more will be listed at the top of the highest category.
5. Referral : If you are among the top qualified candidates, your application may be referred to a selecting official for consideration and possible interview. First consideration will be given to CTAP/ICTAP eligible in the commuting area.
In addition to meeting the minimum qualification requirements, CTAP/ICTAP eligible must be ranked in the Gold category.
We recommend that you preview the online questions for this announcement before you start the application process.
Our benefits package includes:
Learn more about Federal benefits programs at: BENEFITS
For operational efficiency, The Bureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP) shuts down operations for all non-emergency personnel during the December January Holiday Season for one week (approximately 40 work hours). BEP employees should plan to take annual leave during this period. The shutdown period for the 2012 Holiday Season is December 22 nd through January 1 st .
We may select from this announcement or any other source to fill one or more vacancies.
We will not pay relocation expenses.
This announcement can be used to fill like positions within 180 days of closing date.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT: If selected for this position, you will be required to:
To Apply, go to this link: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/332497400
Public Affairs Specialist Needed at the US Department of Treasury
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