Website National Transportation Safety Board
The position of Technical Writer-Editor falls under the 1083 occupational series, which has a Individual Occupational Requirement. Basic Minimum Qualifications: Undergraduate and Graduate Education: Must have included a total of 15 semester hours in an appropriate scientific, technical, or social science field(s), and at least one course above the introductory level in the field(s) covered by the position. For technical manuals and specifications writers or editors, the equivalent of 15 semester hours may have been gained through vocational or educational training above the high school level at a public, private, or Armed Forces school. -OR- Experience that required substantial subject-matter or technical knowledge of the field. This experience must have demonstrated the ability to acquire and present technical information through independent reading, interviews with subject-matter specialists, observation of tests and experiments, interpretation of blueprints or diagrams, or other appropriate methods. Such experience may have been acquired as a writer or editor of technical reports, articles, manuals, or specifications. AND Minimum Qualification Requirement:
Applicants MUST possess one year of specialized experience with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position and are typically in or directly related to the position being filled. To be creditable, specialized experience must have been equivalent to the GS-14 in the Federal service, or comparable pay band system. Qualifying experience may be obtained in the private or public sector. Specialized Experience is defined as: (1) Extensive experience in the development and execution of high-quality error free written reports and other products related to a transportation safety and investigation reports that describes and analyzes the facts and circumstances associated therein, (2) ensuring analysis methodologies in the report products follow proven logic principles that fully support findings, conclusions, and recommendations, (3) experience organizing a major project such as a board meeting, hearing, symposium, forum; and; (4) experience independently planning and guiding agency or organization technical publications reports. For more information see link: https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/1000/technical-writing-and-editing-series-1083/ NOTE: Your resume must clearly show the specialized experience and competencies related to this position. Failure to demonstrate how you possess the education and specialized experience will results in an “Ineligible” rating. Please make sure your specialized experience/requirement(s) can be identified in your resume.
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