NCI Technical Writer / Editor in Fort Huachuca, Arizona

Technical Writer / Editor

Posting Date:

7/17/2017

Job Number:

1146509

Location:

Fort Huachuca, AZ

Shift:

1st

Security Clearance Status:

Active

Security Clearance Type:

Secret

US Citizenship Required:

Yes

Job Level:

Individual Contributor

Employment Status:

Regular Full-Time

Travel:

Negligible

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NCI: As a Technical Writer / Editor ( Technical Writer IV ) supporting the U.S. Army Network Enterprise Technology Command (NETCOM) Assistant Chief of Staff (ACofS), G3/5 you will apply subject matter expertise support to the planning, development, coordination, and delivery of documents in support of the NETCOM mission. You will be responsible for content of technical documentation. You will check author's document for spelling, grammar and content problems (e.g., missing instructions or sections; redundant or unnecessary sections). You will review accuracy of content and that documents follow established style and format guidelines and recommend revisions to guidelines and processes as appropriate. In assuming this position, you will be a critical contributor to meeting NCI's mission: To deliver innovative, cost-effective solutions and services that enable our customers to rapidly adapt to dynamic environments. This position is located in Fort Huachuca, Arizona; relocation assistance, while not guaranteed, may be available.

Highlights of Responsibilities:

  • Reviewing all submitted documents checking for adherence to the guidance documentation such as: Government Printing Office style manual 2008, AR 25-50 and DA Pamphlet 600-67, and NETCOM PAM 25-52.

  • Ensuring documents are in the correct format, capitalization, use of italics, bold, etc., numerals, compound words, spacing before and after dashes and symbols, spelling and grammar are correct to include: table of contents agrees with heading in text, and page numbers are correct; index page numbers correct, tables, figures, references, hyperlink, equations, and footnotes numbered and identified correctly; and references to other documents are accurate.

  • Monitoring routing, signature approval process and workflow of assigned documents to ensure document meets project schedule timelines.

  • Consulting with authors regarding document content, readability, consistency and validate sources referenced within the document.

  • Developing, organizing, and maintaining a documentation library for all documents.

  • Developing and providing a monthly workload report to the COR detailing matrixed support, document count and functional areas of support.

Requirements:

  • Current Active Secret Security Clearance.

  • Bachelor's Degree with 7 years of related experience, or 12 years of practical experience in lieu of degree requirement.

  • Knowledge and experience with accuracy of content of technical documentation.

  • In-depth knowledge of Government and Commercial Technical Writing/Editing standards and best practices to include: Government Printing Office style manual 2008, AR 25-50 and DA Pamphlet 600-67.

Preferred Education and Experience:

  • Experience with Knowledge Management and Content Management processes and activities.

  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Acrobat, and other writing tools.

  • Knowledge of ITIL 2011 Framework.

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The information above has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within the classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this position.