Federal Government Jobs – Public Affairs Officer

Website Canadian Armed Forces

Job Description:

Public Affairs Officers provide sound communications advice at the tactical, operational and strategic levels, and act as key advisors to military commanders during domestic and international operations. Public Affairs Officers are advisors on all aspects of external and internal communications. They are skilled in developing, executing and evaluating communications approaches designed to inform the public of the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) roles, activities and work.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Communicate with journalists, special interest groups and individuals regarding Defence
  • Contribute to policy development
  • Gather and provide information internally and externally
  • Analyze and evaluate attitudes in the national and international media

Qualification & Experience:

As this occupation’s focus is on communications, applicants must excel in either or both official languages. If you already have a university degree in Communications, Public Relations, International Relations or Journalism, the CAF will decide if your academic program matches the criteria for this job and may place you directly into the required on-the-job training program following basic training. Previous experience working in public affairs, public relations or journalism is an asset. Basic training and military officer qualification training are required before being assigned.

Job Details:

Company: Canadian Armed Forces

Vacancy Type: Part Time

Job Location: Mississauga, Ontario, Canada

Application Deadline: N/A

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