Technical Writer/Editor

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
May 24, 2018
Closes
Jun 01, 2018
Hours
Full Time
TRAVEL REQUIRED:

25% or less - The job may require up to 25% travel.


RELOCATION AUTHORIZED:
Relocation expenses reimbursed Yes - Permanent Change of Station (PCS) - Employees with status: A fixed relocation payment of $27,000 will be paid.


KEY REQUIREMENTS:
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  • US Citizenship is required.
  • Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959.
  • Must submit an SF50 (See Required Documents)
  • Must be able to obtain and retain a Government Travel Charge Card.
  • Applicants must demonstrate at least one year (52 weeks) of SPECIALIZED experience equivalent to the next lower grade/pay band (FG/GS-10-12/FV-H) in the Federal government. Specialized experience is defined as that which has equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities required to successfully perform the duties of the position, and is typically in or directly related to the line of work of the position to be filled.

    Specialized experience may include but not limited to:

    • Experience performing a wide variety of editing and writing assignments such as correspondences, publications and reports
    • Experience preparing drafts, exercising sound judgment in determining the method and format of presentation.
    • Experience planning, leading, conducting and/or participating in learning activities to enhance communication and publishing technologies skills of AOV staff member.

    To qualify, you must meet ALL specialized experiences listed above and you should include relevant examples of the specialized experience in your work history. Errors or omissions may impact your rating or may result in you not being considered.

    Answer all questions to the best of your ability. DO NOT ASSUME THAT BECAUSE YOU HOLD, OR HAVE HELD THIS POSITION, YOU WILL AUTOMATICALLY BE FOUND ELIGIBLE. You may be asked to provide evidence or documentation that you have this type of experience later in the selection process. Your responses are subject to verification through job interviews, or any other information obtained during the application process. Any exaggeration of your experience or any attempt to conceal information can result in disqualification.

    *Applicants who fail to demonstrate possession of any of the above criteria AND who do not provide the required documentation will receive no further consideration for this position.*

    Applicants may be asked to verify information on your application for employment with the FAA.

    **All qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of this vacancy announcement.**

    Education cannot be substituted for experience at the FV-I Band level.

    Preview Job Questionnaire Make sure your resume includes detailed information to support your qualifications and answers to the job questionnaire.

    We may use this vacancy to fill other similar vacant positions.
    Position may be subject to a background investigation.
    A one-year probationary period may be required.
    The person selected for this position may be required to file a financial disclosure statement within 30 days of entry on duty. FAA policy limits certain outside employment and financial investments in aviation-related companies.

    NOTES:

    As a part of the Federal-Wide Hiring Reform Initiative (streamlining the hiring process), the FAA is committed to eliminating the use of the Knowledge, Skills and Ability (KSA) narratives from the initial application in the hiring process for all announcements. Therefore, as an applicant for this announcement, you are NOT required to provide a narrative response in the text box listed below each KSA.

    In lieu of providing a KSA narrative response in the text box listed below each KSA, in your work history, please include information that provides specific examples of how you meet the response level or answer you chose for each KSA. Your work history examples should be specific and clearly reflect the highest level of ability. Your KSA answers will be evaluated further to validate whether the level that you selected is appropriate based on the work history and experience you provided. Your answers may be adjusted by a Human Resource Specialist as appropriate.

    This position is covered by the FAA Core Compensation plan. Additional information about core compensation is available on the following website: http://jobs.faa.gov/FAACoreCompensation.htm

    All, some, or none of the applicants may be interviewed.

    AVS organizations may fill similar or multiple positions from this vacancy announcement.

    AFSCME Interview Criteria: Article 42, Section 13 states: If the selecting official decides to interview any employee on the selection list for a vacancy, then all who remain under consideration for the position at that point in the process must be interviewed. If the selection list is shortened to a best qualified list through a comparative process, then the best qualified list shall be considered to be the selection list. If it is determined that interviews are required and telephone interviews are not utilized, travel expenses incidental to these interviews will be paid in accordance with the Agency's travel regulations and this Agreement.

    This Level 1 (Low Risk) position requires favorable adjudication of a National Agency Check and Inquiries (NACI) background investigation prior to appointment.

    Applicants may be asked to verify information you have provided on your application for employment with the FAA.

    Please ensure you answer all questions and follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may impact your rating or may result in you not being considered for the job.

    This position is covered by the FAA Core Compensation Plan. Additional information about core compensation is available on the following website: http://jobs.faa.gov/FAACoreCompensation.htm


    This is a bargaining unit position.

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



    IMPORTANT: Applicants may be rated on the extent and quality of experience, education, and training relevant to the duties of the position(s). All answers provided in the on-line process must be substantiated. Ensure that your application package/resume supports your responses.

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    Drug test required No


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