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Staff Editor

Company: Scientific Research Corporation
Location: Arlington
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:

PRIMARY DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Edits and publishes Congressionally mandated reports and associated written materials
  • Edits, formats, and proofreads technical reports for publication to Congress, the Office of the Secretary of Defense, and the military Services
  • Reviews, edits, and proofreads materials written by others. Ensures drafts are grammatically correct and follow internal guidance for content and styles
  • Works independently to ensure a quality product on assigned tasks, or contributes as part of a team on larger projects, as the situation dictates
  • Publishes reports using desktop publishing software, including Adobe Acrobat
  • Adheres to report production and publication schedules and deadlines
  • Works closely with authors and senior staff throughout review and publication process
  • Performs administrative and courier duties as assigned

MINIMUM SKILLS & REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must have strong skills in written communication
  • Must be highly motivated and work well both independently and in a team environment
  • Must be a self-starter
  • Must have knowledge of Microsoft Word a must; familiarity with Adobe Creative Suite, specifically InDesign, a plus. Familiar with GPO Style guide and/or Chicago Manual of Style
  • Must have capabilities to interact with all levels of employees and customers (including GS-15s, O-6 slots, Senior Executive Service, and personnel from other contracts)

DESIRED SKILLS & REQUIREMENTS:

  • DoD or other federal agency experience a plus
  • Familiar with editing complex reports on technical subjects
  • A degree or other education applicable to an editing job

SRC IS A CONTRACTOR FOR THE U.S. GOVERNMENT, THIS POSITION WILL REQUIRE U.S. CITIZENSHIP AS WELL AS, A U.S. GOVERNMENT SECURITY CLEARANCE AT THE SECRET LEVEL

Scientific Research Corporation is an advanced information technology and engineering company that provides innovative products and services to government and private industry, as well as independent institutions. At the core of our capabilities is a seasoned team of highly skilled engineers and scientists with multidisciplinary backgrounds. This team is challenged daily to provide cutting edge technology solutions to our clients.

Scientific Research Corporation offers a competitive salary, an extensive benefits package and a work environment that encourages excellence. For positions requiring a security clearance, selected applicants will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

Scientific Research Corporation is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer that does not discriminate in employment.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Scientific Research Corporation endeavors to make www.scires.com accessible to any and all users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the application process, please contact srchr@scires.com for assistance. This contact information is for accommodation requests only and cannot be used to inquire about the status of applications.

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Keywords: Scientific Research Corporation, Arlington , Staff Editor, Other , Arlington, Virginia

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