FedWriters
  • Philadelphia, PA, USA
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Job Title: Technical Writer / Editor

Why FedWriters?

FedWriters offers team members the opportunity to gain a lasting impression in this fast-growing small business. We are a professional writing, communication, and analysis company that provides more than 20 Federal agencies with our services. We help government and commercial organizations develop a range of products, including technical reports, training materials, regulatory and policy documents, engineering documents, multimedia content, and more!

Every satisfied client is attributed to your efforts. It's the perfect time to get in with FedWriters and join a company that is consistently ranked as one of the fastest growing companies in America. Take a minute to check us out!

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You Are A Perfect Fit If You, Like FedWriters, Value:

  • Teamwork you believe teams are essential for promoting success and growth.
  • Leadership you value leadership and the structure it provides in order to facilitate efficiency.
  • Goals you strive to achieve goals and to ensure success and growth.
  • People you value people, including yourself, and strongly believe in the power of maintaining healthy relationships.

Job Summary:

The purpose of the position is to provide writing, editing, and analytical services for the Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) Philadelphia Division (NSWCPD).

Responsibilities Include:

  • Assist in revising existing and developing new command level directives, instructions, and policies, including analysis of command operations and procedures; data gathering; consultations with program managers; and the formulation and review of proposed policies in the form of formal directives. (All directives shall be in accordance with the policies and standards set forth in OPNAVINST 5215.17A, OPNAV M5215.1, and SECNAV M-5210.2.)
  • Conduct research for the development and drafting of policy documents and technical forms.
  • Manage large documents'to include section/chapter breaks, automatic table of contents, hyperlinks, import/export features, and advanced table development (forms).
  • Assist in revising existing and developing new command level directives, instructions, and policies.
  • Analyze command operations and procedures, data gathering, consultations with program managers, and the formulation and review of proposed policies in the form of formal directives.
  • Conduct research and locate previously generated directives and forms by utilizing Department of the Navy, Department of Defense, federal, and state websites.
  • Regularly contact originators and reviewers for status and document throughout the process.
  • Manage large documents to include section/chapter breaks, automatic table of contents, hyperlinks, import/export features, and advanced table development (forms).
  • Assist with the development of Command forms to include layout and design, captions and data fields, electronic signatures, etc.
  • Provide general administrative support as required to sustain business operations, including meeting participation, development and tracking of project schedules, development of PowerPoint presentations or metrics tracking.

Required Qualifications and Skills:

  • Secret Clearance is required.
  • Bachelor's Degree in business, communications, or related field from an accredited college or university.
  • Minimum of five (5) years of experience in Technical Writing or Editing.
  • Must possess strong analytical abilities and advanced writing capabilities to include proper sentence structure, grammar, punctuation, capitalization, and format.
  • Senior level experience in Microsoft Office suite.
  • Advanced knowledge of MS Word formatting.
  • Knowledge of Adobe Professional and Adobe LiveCycle Designer for the development of command forms to include layout and design, captions and data fields, electronic signatures (preferred, but not required).

Work Setting and Environment:

  • Normal business hours Monday - Friday.
  • Work is to be performed on-site at Navy Yard, Philadelphia, PA. Temporarily remote due to COVID-19.

How FedWriters Will Compensate and Appreciate You:

FedWriters provides a competitive package of salary and benefits, including medical, dental, and vision coverage; a matching 401(k) program; generous Paid Time Off (PTO); STD; LTD; life insurance; and more!

FedWriters abides by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a), and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities and discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability.

FedWriters is committed to equal employment opportunity and providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. We value and encourage diversity and solicit applications from all qualified applicants without regard to race; ethnicity; religion; gender; age; national origin; marital status; sexual orientation; gender identity; family responsibilities; matriculation; physical or mental disabilities; political affiliation; genetic information; status as a protected veteran; or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law. If you are interested in applying for employment with FedWriters and need special assistance or an accommodation to apply for the position, please call (703) 872-7848. Determination on requests for reasonable accommodation are made on a case-by-case basis. FedWriters is a federal contractor seeking veteran referrals.

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