Editor (Newspaper Copy), NF-4
Stars and Stripes has reported first-hand on military conflicts since the Civil War and continuously since World War II by reporting information and news of interest and value. We offer the military community a choice of media to assure access by service members, their families, veterans, civilian employees, and other interested readers. Our news gathering and publishing activities are guided by the principles of a free press and are free of any and all outside control.
This is a Nonappropriated Fund Regular Full-Time (RFT) position that includes NAF Benefits with 40 guaranteed work hours per administrative week. This position serves as an Editor (Newspaper Copy) for Stars and Stripes and is located in Washington, DC.
The Area of Consideration for this vacancy announcement is US Citizens worldwide.
- Not Required
Three years of specialized work experience directly related to the duties described above. Demonstrated work experience must include 1 year equivalent in complexity and difficulty to the next lower pay band level.
Preferred are those candidates who possess a 4-year course of study leading to a bachelor's degree in journalism and related work experience as described above.
Conditions of Employment:
1. A one-year probationary period may be required.
2. Meet all qualification/eligibility requirements.
3. If selected, a completed and signed copy of our job application form (DA Form 3433) is required prior to entrance on duty. (Click here to view form).
4. Satisfactorily complete an employment verification (E-VERIFY) check.
5. Satisfactory completion of pre-employment background checks in accordance with AR 215-3 to include a National Agency Check (NAC).
6. Social Security Card must be shown at time of appointment.
NOTE (1): Applicants have the ability to perform an E-Verify Self Check to confirm employment eligibility at http://www.uscis.gov/mye-verify/self-check. Although a Self-Check is not mandatory, it can be a useful tool for applicants to find out if there is a problem with their employment eligibility records and resolve any issues before taking a job.
Performs substantive editing for news, sports, and/or feature pages and sections involving final proofreading and editing of articles to correct any spelling, typographical or grammatical errors, or to discover or estimate editorial problems involved. Writes accurate, complete and interesting headlines, captions and photo cutlines. Designs pages in a graphically attractive manner in keeping with newspaper layout and design techniques and Stars and Stripes style guides.