ARServices, Limited Technical Writer/Editor (Cleared) in Alexandria, Virginia

Technical Writer/Editor (Cleared)

  • Alexandria, VA

  • Full Time

  • Experienced

  • ARServices is seeking an experienced Technical Writer. This professional will be a member of a team to provide professional, technical, and administrative support to the Office of the Chief of Naval Operations (OPNAV). The OPNAV staff establishes policies, provides sufficient resources, and ensures combat-ready Naval forces to enhance U.S. maritime capabilities through forward presence, power projection, deterrence, sea control, maritime security, and humanitarian assistance/disaster response.

The scope of this contract is the review of the current OPNAV organization structure and practices in the specific areas of Process Design and Documentation, Communication Strategy, and Management Execution/Performance Improvements, as well as the development of recommendations for the implementation. The specific requirement is to review and analyze existing organizational activities and facilitate improvements. This effort includes support for production of process reference material and the development of the workforce.

The individual filling this position will typically work 8 hours per day within normal working hours of 0730-1700, both at the contractor site and Pentagon.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Compile and edit weekly and monthly status reports

  • Record periodic working group discussions and compile and edit after action reports

  • Research and develop technical documentation and training materials in support of OPNAV major business processes

  • Research and gather information for use in technical documentation and outreach materials

  • Prepare and develop technical articles, publications and other material to communicate clearly and effectively to a wide range of stakeholders

  • Proofread, revise, rewrite and edit presentations, reports, publications, policies and manuals for senior leadership

  • Duties will also include in participating, writing and reviewing of technical proposals.

  • Must be prepared to support emergent and short suspense tasking with immediate work turn around


  • Ability to maintain current Secret Clearance is required

  • Bachelor's Degree and a minimum of 2 years' of experience preparing and proofing technical documents within the DOD environment

  • Experience in technical writing, technical editing, document change management, and formatting in Navy correspondence preferred

  • Proficiency with MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Additional experience with Visio, MS Project and SharePoint preferred

  • Outstanding written, interpersonal skills, and the ability to interface with senior personnel

  • Must be a self-starter that works well with a team and adapts to dynamic environment changes

ARServices is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce, including protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.