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WRITER-EDITOR – MacDill AFB, Florida
Air Force Elements, U.S. Special Operations Command, Department of the Air Force
Job ID: 64070Start Date: 03/12/2019End Date: 03/18/2019
In order to qualify, you must meet the specialized experience requirements described in the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Qualification Standards for General Schedule Positions, Administrative and Management Positions. SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Applicants must have at least one (1) year of specialized experience at the next lower grade GS-09, or equivalent in other pay systems. Examples of specialized experience includes writing and editing experience that demonstrates knowledge and grammar, writing, and editing packages; knowledge of principles, practices, and techniques of editing; and knowledge of principles, practices, and techniques of editing printed media. OR
EDUCATION: Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree or 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree which demonstrates the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work of the position. NOTE: You must submit a copy of official transcripts. OR
COMBINATION OF EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION: A combination of education and experience may be used to qualify for this position as long as the computed percentage of the requirements is at least 100%. NOTE: You must submit a copy of official transcripts. FEDERAL TIME-IN-GRADE (TIG) REQUIREMENT FOR GENERAL SCHEDULE (GS) POSITIONS: Merit promotion applicants must meet applicable time-in-grade requirements to be considered eligible. One year at the GS-09 level is required to meet the time-in-grade requirements for the GS-11 level. TIG applies if you are in a current GS position or held a GS position within the previous 52 weeks. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (KSAs): Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of knowledge, skills, abilities and/or competencies in the following areas: 1. Knowledge of grammar, writing, editing practices, and style requirements and skill in developing, analyzing, and selecting appropriate information to be presented. 2. Knowledge of readily available sources of information on the appropriate subjects including library resources and subject-matter experts. 3. Knowledge of desktop publishing technology to draft, edit, design, and develop manuscripts into camera-ready copy. 4. Skill in fact-finding techniques to gather and verify factual information and to write and edit materials such as reports, articles, pamphlets, scripts, or speeches. 5. Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, to gain cooperation from others through tact,courtesy, and diplomacy. 6. Knowledge of historic video production requirements; ability to function as a project manager and liaison with other staff members and external agencies. PART-TIME OR UNPAID EXPERIENCE: Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid and or part-time work. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week. VOLUNTEER WORK EXPERIENCE: Refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service Programs (i.e., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student and social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge and skills that can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
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