Editor

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Alexandria, Virginia
Posted
May 18, 2017
Closes
Jun 02, 2017
Hours
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY:

About the Agency

If you would like to be a part of a Federal organization dedicated to serving our Nation and those who defend it, consider a career with the Department of Defense (DoD) Office of the Inspector General (OIG). The agency promotes integrity, accountability and improvement of critical DoD programs and operations to support mission accomplishment and to serve the public interest. The OIG offers the full range of Federal benefits (see link below) and a flexible work schedule, depending on position requirements.This position is located in Alexandria, VA


TRAVEL REQUIRED:
  • Occasional Travel
  • You may be expected to travel for this position.

RELOCATION AUTHORIZED:
  • No

KEY REQUIREMENTS:
  • U.S. Citizenship or National
  • Background Investigation
  • Suitable for Federal Employment
  • Resgistered for Selective Service (if applicable)
  • Drug screen required prior to appointment
  • Subject to random drug screen once appointed
  • One year of specialized experience equivalent in level of difficulty and responsibility to that of the next lower grade within the federal service, which demonstrates the ability to perform the duties of the position, is required.

    Specialized Experience includes: writing, reviewing, and editing materials such as reports, regulations, articles, newsletters, magazines, news releases, training materials, brochures, interpretive handbooks, pamphlets, guidebooks, scholarly works, reference works, speeches or scripts, to ensure clarity, spelling, grammar and punctuation; the work requires developing, analyzing and gathering information on specific topics and presenting the material in a way that is appropriate and understandable to the intended audience; presenting documentation by following specific styles and formats (such as MLA, APA, etc.); write and edit speeches; analyze the impact of new, revised, and proposed legislation, Executive Orders and/or policy changes for application to potential speeches and written reports.

    Volunteer Experience: 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 to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

    Education is not substitutable for specialized experience for this grade level.

    Background or Security Investigation: This is a non-critical sensitive position or this position requires a secret clearance. Employment in this position requires a background investigation which may delay your starting date. If you are selected and cannot obtain a favorable security determination within a reasonable period of time due to disclosed or undisclosed background issues, the employment offer may be withdrawn. Individuals selected for this position are required to obtain and maintain a favorable security determination to occupy a sensitive position within the agency as a condition of employment. Failure to maintain eligibility to occupy a sensitive position may result in termination.
    For more information see the security section of Understanding Vacancy Announcements.

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