Public Affairs Specialist, GS-7, GS-9

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

About the organization

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is an independent executive agency of the United States federal government tasked with environmental protection matters. The agency conducts environmental assessment, research, and education. It has the responsibility of maintaining and enforcing national standards under a variety of environmental laws, in consultation with state,


Contribute to the development and implementation of on-going regional media strategies for disseminating information about Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) programs through various communication channels (e.g. newspapers, radio, television, internet, social media, etc.).

Establish effective working relationships with media representatives and specific groups to coordinate dissemination of information.

Provide support for special media events.


Please list the following applicable experience on your resume.

To qualify for the GS-7 level, you need to have at least one year of full time experience equivalent to the GS-5 level defined as assisting with communication or outreach efforts for an organization - OR 1 full year of graduate level education or superior academic achievement (Superior Academic Achievement Definition); degree in an academic discipline related to this position- OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.

To qualify for the GS-9 level, in addition to the GS-7 experience, you need to have at least on year of full time experience equivalent to the GS-7 defined as evaluating or coordinating communication or outreach efforts; drafting, editing or producing written materials for traditional and/or social media for various audiences - OR master's or equivalent graduate degree; or 2 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree; or LL.B. or J.D., if related; degree in an academic discipline related to this position - OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.


$47,854 to $76,094 per year

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

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