GS-1082-11/12 Writer Editor with USDA's Economic Research Service


USDA, Economic Research Service
6501 Beacon Dr
Kansas City, MO 64133
United States

Industry
Government / Civil Service
Application Closing Date
7/7/2020
Pay
From $64,660 To $100,756
Per Year    
Employment Type
Employee
Work Schedule
Full-Time

Job Description
This position is located on the Publishing Services Branch in Information Services Division for the Economic Research Service. In this position you will edit manuscripts, produce tables, charts, and camera copy, and manage the production process for various types of publications.

Responsibilities

Develops and disseminates informational materials to key policymakers, Department administration, other Agency administrators, specialized target groups, the public, and other interested stakeholders.On all projects, oversees the entire publication process from planning through editing, clearance, production, printing, and distribution.Ensures that manuscripts and periodical are consistent with USDA policies, U.S. Government Publishing Office (GPO) style rules, and ERS standards.



Job Requirements
Conditions of Employment
•You must be a US Citizen or US National.
•Males born after 12/31/1959 must be Selective Service registered or exempt.
•Subject to satisfactory adjudication of background investigation and/or fingerprint check.
•Successful completion of one-year probationary period, unless previously served.
•Direct Deposit - Per Public Law 104-134 all Federal employees are required to have federal payments made by direct deposit to their financial institution.
•Successfully pass the E-Verify employment verification check. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, visit E-Verify at https://www.e-verify.gov/


Qualifications
Applicants must meet all qualifications and eligibility requirements by the closing date of the announcement including specialized experience and/or education, as defined below.

For the GS-11
Specialized Experience:
Specialized experience is experience directly related to the position to be filled. Specialized experience must be described for each grade level advertised. The specialized experience requirements for this position are:Qualifying experience for GS-11 includes one year of specialized experience comparable to GS-09 which is directly related to the work of this position and which has equipped the applicant with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position. For this position, specialized experience is experience drafting or editing written products for publication; and developing, proofreading, or correcting web publications prior to dissemination.
OR
Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree or 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree or LL.M., if related. Related degrees may include English, Journalism, Communications, History, Sociology, or other degrees related to English and writing.
OR
A combination of experience and education as explained above.

For the GS-12
Specialized Experience:
Specialized experience is experience directly related to the position to be filled. Specialized experience must be described for each grade level advertised. The specialized experience requirements for this position are: Qualifying experience for GS-12 includes one year of specialized experience comparable to GS-11 which is directly related to the work of this position and which has equipped the applicant with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position. For this position, specialized experience is experience drafting or editing written products for publication; developing, proofreading, or correcting web publications prior to dissemination; and ensuring that communication products are consistent with organizational policies.

At the time of interview, you may be required to submit a writing sample.

Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

Education
This position does not have an education qualification requirement.
Ratings
Employer
USDA, Economic Research Service
Taylor Hood
355 E. Street, SW
Washington DC 20024
United States