Senior Writer/Editor

Alexandria, Virginia
Sep 27, 2018
Sep 27, 2018
Full Time

Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

Relocation expenses reimbursed No


Position has been designated as Non-Critical Sensitive; incumbent is required to obtain and maintain a Secret security clearance.

New Hires are required to submit to urinalysis to screen for illegal drug use prior to appointment and are subject to random drug testing for the duration of service with DoD OIG. Organizational entities within the DoD are not required to conduct drug testing for DoD civilian employees moving by transfer or reassignment from one DoD Testing Designated Position (TDP) to another TDP with no break in service within the DoD, unless deemed appropriate on a case-by-case basis by the gaining Component.

U.S. Citizenship is required for this position.

Requires up to 25% of temporary duty (TDY) travel within the Continental United States (CONUS) and Outside of the Continental United States (OCONUS.)

Males born after 12/31/1959 must be registered for Selective Service.

Ability to development reports for Department of Defense (DOD), Department of State (DOS), U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), and the OCO programs and services.

Extensive knowledge of DoD and Federal sector objectives, programs, goals, operations, and best practices and private sector management practices to apply them to assigned projects and studies.

Comprehensive knowledge of and ability to apply strategic communications and perform complex writing and editing duties that supports the presentation of technical and explanatory information. Broad knowledge of publishing concepts, practices, standards and technologies for the media used.

Ability to exercise editorial quality control during all phases of a publication production cycle. Comprehensive knowledge of the finer techniques and nuances of writing and editing. The incumbent must possess a high level of expertise in writing, editing, research techniques and methods to develop and prepare authoritative data on oversight programs, policies, services and functions. Ability to edit articles accepted for publication, often to include substantial rewriting.

Knowledge of and skilled in project management, spreadsheet, word processing and presentation graphics applications with additional skills in Internet utilization to perform research and analysis.

Knowledge of DoD organizations, missions, functions, and strategic objectives to conduct and support evaluations.

Knowledge of qualitative and quantitative analysis techniques to conduct data calls and perform research. Skill in the conceptualization and design of methodologies for evaluations and program reviews.

Expert skill in analyzin g data and information to identify issues and develop conclusions and recommendations.

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationship with internal staff and external organizations to maintain awareness of ongoing operations and to conduct reviews.

Develops plans, methodologies and approaches for analyses or evaluations conducted independently or as part of a team; defines scope, objectives and resources required for projects; conducts studies and evaluations, adapting plans and procedures as necessary to meet established goals and objectives; gathers data, through review of complex documents and information and through on-site visits and interviews with responsible staff.

This job does not have an education qualification requirement.

As a Federal employee, incumbent may elect health insurance, life insurance, participate in the Federal retirement system, and will receive Sick and Annual leave benefits. The OIG offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes paid vacation, sick leave, holidays, life insurance, health benefits and participation in the Federal Employees Retirement System.

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

You will be evaluated based on a comparison of the position requirements against the quality and extent of the experience and/or related education as reflected in your resume.

Read more Security clearance Secret

Drug test required Yes

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