- Uses advanced skills to study and analyze work methods, administrative and business guidelines, procedures, and assigned work projects. Provides quality control of work products and internal control systems; determines program trends or weakness which may affect current policies or processes and make recommendations for improvements.
- Contributes to the planning of new or existing business processes; monitors activities identified for special interest to keep branch leadership informed of developments through reports, conferences, and briefing papers.
- Serve as representative on inter and intra-agency committees to support Department-wide initiatives.
The incumbent is also responsible for:
The ideal candidate
- Writing, editing, and providing technical assistance for a variety of publications for internal and external audiences. Proofreading technical documents. The incumbent will edit technical documents for plain language, grammar, and clarity for a non-technical audience. Coordinating content, graphics, video, and social media activities. The incumbent will make recommendations on adopting new or emerging technologies that meet current and future business requirements. Using initiative and resourcefulness to research trends and patterns. Recommend new and improved communication methods, policies, and procedures, while developing new approaches and techniques. Developing and applying advertising techniques to enhance DOT internal and external end user awareness.
- Creating, editing, and publishing engaging content and copy for websites, newsletters, emails, booklets, blogs, videos, email marketing campaigns, advertising campaigns, social media postings, infographics, whitepapers, and other digital platforms.
is a self-reliant and motivated in providing guidance to staff and have expertise in delivering advanced English grammar, spelling, and punctuation to effectively compose, edit and written messages, correspondence editorial support relating to Information Technology (IT) communication efforts for OCIO activities and initiatives.RequirementsConditions of Employment
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
- You must be a U.S.Citizen and eligible for consideration.
- You must meet specialized experience to qualify.
- Required documents must be submitted by the closing date.
- Submit application and resume online by 11:59 PM EST on the closing date.
- SELECTIVE SERVICE: Males born after 12/31/1959 must be registered for the Selective Service.
- GOVERNMENT TRAVEL CARD: This position involves travel. A government contractor-issued travel card will be issued and must be retained for official business only.
- PROBATIONARY PERIOD: You must complete a one-year probationary period (unless already completed).
- TIME-IN-GRADE: Federal applicants must have served 52 weeks at the next lower grade in the competitive or excepted service in the executive branch to satisfy time-in-grade restrictions contained in 5 CFR 300, Subpart F.
- DEU REQUIREMENTS: Applicants selected under delegated examining procedures may be required to successfully complete a one-year probationary period (unless already completed).
- REMOTE WORK: This position may be eligible for remote work, which does not require reporting to the agency worksite location on a regular basis. If selected for a remote work location, you will be required to sign a remote work agreement detailing agency remote work policy requirements, working conditions, and expectations for the position.
To meet the minimum qualifications for this position, you must meet either the education or specialized experience requirements for the grade at which you are requesting consideration.To qualify for the GS-09 on Experience,
you must have at least one year of experience equal or equivalent to the GS-07 it must include:
To qualify for the GS-09 on Education alone,
- Experience in reviewing and editing written material to ensure appropriateness of style and tone, grammar, and format.
you must have 2 years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a master's degree or have been awarded a master's or equivalent graduate degree. You can also qualify based on a combination of graduate education and experience. This must be fully supported by your resume and transcripts, provided with your application.To qualify for the GS-11 on Experience,
you must have at least one year of experience equal or equivalent to the GS-09 it must include:
To qualify for the GS-11 on Education alone, you must have:
- Experience reviewing the work of others by applying appropriate rules of grammar and style, format, organization, spelling, punctuation, correlation of parts, and consistency.
3 years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a Ph.D. degree or Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree.
You can also qualify based on a combination of higher level graduate education and experience. This must be fully supported by your resume and transcripts, provided with your application.To qualify for the GS-12 on Experience,
you must have at least one year of experience equal or equivalent to the GS-11 it must include:
You cannot qualify on education at the GS-12 level; you must have experience.KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (KSAs):
- Experience proofreading written material to ensure compliance with established format and agency/organizational policy, and exercising discretion as to form, content, and tone of written documents.
- Experience editing the work of others by applying appropriate rules of grammar and style, format, organization, spelling, syntax, punctuation, parallel construction, correlation of parts, and consistency.
Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of knowledge, skills, abilities and/or competencies in the following are: Writing - Recognizes or uses correct English grammar, punctuation, and spelling; communicates information (for example, facts, ideas, or messages) in a brief, clear, and organized manner; produces written information, which may include technical material, that is appropriate for the intended audience. Written Communication - Writes in a clear, concise, organized, and convincing manner for the intended audience.
Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.For additional information about applying to Federal positions, please click on the following link: https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-policies/#url=e4
Other applicants must meet all qualification requirements by the closing date of this announcement.Additional informationThis announcement may be used to fill additional positions if similar vacancies occur within 90 days of the issue date of the referral certificate.