PUBLIC AFFAIRS SPECIALIST
Maryland ABLE Ambassador
|Date Opened||11/18/2022 11:59:00 PM|
|Filing Deadline||12/2/2022 11:59:00 PM|
|HR Analyst||Shirley Williams|
LOCATION OF POSITION
Main Purpose of Job
- Contacting the presentation or event host prior to the meeting to confirm arrangements;
- Accurately locating the site of the presentation (such as school, government office building, hotel, etc.);
- Arriving at least 15 minutes prior to the scheduled meeting or presentation;
- Bringing a sufficient number of marketing materials for the expected number of attendees;
- Welcoming participants, delivering the presentation with accuracy while engaging the participants;
- Accurately responding to all questions.
Experience: Four years of experience in public information, public relations, journalism or other related experience in publicity or promotional work.
1. Candidates may substitute the possession of a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with at least 30 semester credit hours in one or more of the following subjects: English, journalism, public relations, writing or other similar and related areas of study for the required experience.
2. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a commissioned officer in public affairs specialist classification or public affairs specialty codes in the information and arts field of work on a year-for-year basis for the required experience.
DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
- Ability to learn and clearly explain all aspects of the program
- Ability to describe the challenges to saving and asset limitations for people with disabilities
- Demonstrated public speaking experience.
- Reliable transportation and willingness to travel regionally to presentations and events.
- Ability to work primarily in the evening and on weekends.
LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS
Please make sure that you provide sufficient information on your application (and on separate pages, if necessary) to show that you meet the qualifications for this recruitment. Candidates must be able to provide professional reference. All information concerning your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date. We will not consider information submitted after this date. Resumes may not be submitted in lieu of completing the employment application.
For education obtained outside the U.S., a copy of the equivalent American education as determined by a foreign credential evaluation service must be provided before hire.
Successful candidates will be ranked as Best Qualified, Better Qualified, or Qualified and placed on the eligible (employment) list for at least one year.
The assessment may consist of a rating of your education, training, and experience as presented on your application and as they relate to the requirement of the position. You may be ask to complete a supplemental questionnaire. The supplemental questionnaire may be used as part of the rating process. Therefore, it is important that you provide complete and accurate information on your application. Please report all experience and education that is related to this position.
Online applications are highly recommended. However, if you are unable to apply online, the paper application and supplemental questionnaire may be submitted to: Department of Budget and Management, Recruitment and Examination Division, 301 W. Preston St., Baltimore, MD 21201. Paper application materials must be received in our office by the closing date for the recruitment. No postmarks will be accepted.
For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact the DBM Recruitment and Examination Division at Application.Help@maryland.gov or 410-767-4850, MD TTY Relay Service 1-800-735-2258.
We thank our Veterans for their service to our country.
People with disabilities and bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply.
As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruitment, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State's diversity.