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Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
May 25, 2018
Closes
Jun 02, 2018
Hours
Full Time
TRAVEL REQUIRED:

Not required - Not a telework position


RELOCATION AUTHORIZED:
Relocation expenses reimbursed No


KEY REQUIREMENTS:
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  • BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION OR CLEARANCE
  • You must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident of the US.

    Candidates must have at least three years of professional experience in editing publications similar to those produced at CBOthat is, books, reports, magazines, academic journals, or other publications covering serious subjects in careful detail. Candidates must also hold a bachelors or advanced degree, preferably in English or another field in the humanities. They must have broad editorial skills ranging from guiding authors in writing and organizing drafts, to making complex and difficult drafts clear and graceful, to proofreading with a superior eye for detail. They must thoroughly understand English grammar and syntax and should be sensitive to style and to nuances of tone and meaning.
    Strong interpersonal skills are important. So is the ability to be comfortable and effective in a process for writing and review that involves suggestions and changes from many people. Candidates must be able to handle pressing tasks under deadlines, and they must have the flexibility to work some evenings and weekends when necessary.

    Candidates must have at least three years of professional experience in editing publications similar to those produced at CBO that is, books, reports, magazines, academic journals, or other publications covering serious subjects in careful detail. Candidates must also hold a bachelors or advanced degree, preferably in English or another field in the humanities. They must have broad editorial skills ranging from guiding authors in writing and organizing drafts, to making complex and difficult drafts clear and graceful, to proofreading with a superior eye for detail. They must thoroughly understand English grammar and syntax and should be sensitive to style and to nuances of tone and meaning.
    Strong interpersonal skills are important. So is the ability to be comfortable and effective in a process for writing and review that involves suggestions and changes from many people. Candidates must be able to handle pressing tasks under deadlines, and they must have the flexibility to work some evenings and weekends when necessary.

    Candidates must also hold a bachelors or advanced degree, preferably in English or another field in the humanities.

    This job is being filled by an alternative hiring process and is not in the competitive civil service.

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    You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

    Your application includes your résumé, responses to the online questions, and required supporting documents. Please be sure that your résumé includes detailed information to support your qualifications for this position; failure to provide sufficient evidence in your resume may result in a not qualified determination. Those who aren't qualified will be informed and not considered further. Others will be referred to the hiring division for further consideration.

    NOTE: To ensure consideration you must submit a complete application by 5/31/18 at www.cbo.gov/careers (not USAJobs). Although we may continue to accept applications beyond that date, we are only ensuring that those who submitted by the deadline above will be considered. Should the hiring division wish to review candidates who applied after that date, we will then process those applications to determine if they are qualified and should be forwarded for management review.

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