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The Vacancy Identification Number is: 773438
International Broadcaster (Dari)
All biographic information is required, except for your telephone number and the contact time.
Enter the lowest grade level (11-11) you will accept. The grade level equates to the General Schedule (GS) salary for this position http://www.opm.gov/oca/12tables/html/dcb.asp. Candidates are considered separately for each grade level. If you are determined qualified for the position and rank high enough among the best qualified candidates to be referred for the potential selection, you will be considered only for the grade level(s) you choose.
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The occupational speciality will be selected for you if there is only one. Otherwise, select/enter at least one occupational specialty code for this position. The specialty code for this position is:
Select/enter at least one geographic location in which you are interested and will accept employment. The location code for this position is:
Please insert the total number of years and months of your job related experience. Job related experience is experience acquired while working in a specific field or occupation.
The following question will address your minimum qualifications for the position. Consider your answer and choose either Yes or No.A- Yes.
1. Do you have one year of specialized experience which is directly related to this line of work AND the ability to read, write and speak the Dari and English languages?
A Ph.D or equivalent doctoral degree or 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree or LL.M. (if related)
A combination of experience and education: Equivalent combination of successfully completed education and experience may be used to meet the experience requirements.
Specialized experience is experience that has equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position. Examples of such experience includes the use of the Dari language in radio, TV and Internet broadcasting. Work must have included writing, editing and/or voicing broadcast material from English into Dari. Qualifying specialized experience also includes work as a reporter, editor or news broadcaster for a recognized news publication; or for a wire service; or for a radio station. This experience must have provided a comprehensive knowledge of the history, customs and psychology of the target area people, as well as their political, economic, cultural and social life.