Document Production Specialist

Rockville , MD
May 21, 2022
Jun 16, 2022
Analyst, Research
Full Time
Westat is an employee-owned corporation providing research services to agencies of the U.S. Government, as well as businesses, foundations, and state and local governments. Westat's research, technical, and administrative staff of more than 2,000 is located at our headquarters in Rockville, Maryland, near Washington, DC.

Job Summary:
Westat has an immediate opening for a top-notch Document Production Coordinator to work in a fast-paced team production environment.

Job Responsibilities:
•    Report and proposal production using in-house standard templates/style codes. 
•    Format text charts, tables, and forms.
•    Format resumes and experience sheets.
•    Create, merge, and structure standard PDFs, including fillable forms.
•    Create and revise diagrams/flowcharts.
•    Create Gantt charts.

Basic Qualifications:
•    A High School diploma and some college course work with 8 plus years of administrative experience to include 1-2 years of document production experience with Microsoft office software.

Minimum Qualifications:
•    Highly skilled in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Adobe Acrobat Professional.
•    Ability to perform a quality check on completed work, identifying and correcting issues with spelling, punctuation, and format.
•    Good communication and interpersonal skills.
•    Candidates must be detail oriented, have the ability to handle multiple tasks, and be able to work independently.
•    Ability to work well under time pressure and complete jobs accurately by designated deadlines.

Preferred Qualifications:
•    Expert knowledge of and experience using Adobe Acrobat Professional and MS Office to structure and remediate files for Section 508 compliance.
•    Working knowledge using CommonLook software to validate and verify Section 508 compliance.
•    Working knowledge of screen reader software (e.g., JAWS, NVDA).

Westat is committed to building a diverse workforce and a culture of inclusivity, belonging and equity for all. We believe that our greatest strength draws on the different backgrounds, cultures, perspectives and experiences of our employees.

Westat offers a well-rounded and comprehensive benefits program focused on wellness and work/life balance. Eligible employees may participate in:
  • Employee Stock Ownership Plan
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Vacation Leave
  • Sick Leave
  • Holiday Leave
  • Professional Development
  • Health Advocate
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Travel Accident Insurance
  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Short Term Disability Insurance
  • Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Life and AD&D Insurance
  • Critical Illness Insurance
  • Supplemental Life Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Health Savings Account

Protecting the health and safety of our employees and survey participants is a top priority for Westat. As a federal government contractor, Westat will require Westat staff, regardless of work location, to provide proof that they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 upon hire and to follow all safety protocols, subject to approved accommodations under applicable law.

Westat is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship status, genetic information, gender identity or expression, or any other protected status under applicable law.

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