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Get Paid $6,666.67 - $11,250 Per Month - Edit & Proofread Documents from Home! | Government Job 2022



THIS JOB IS OPEN TO: The public U.S. Citizens, Nationals or those who owe allegiance to the U.S.

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Duties The Management, Business, and Information Services Division, which provides editorial and publishing services for the agency, seeks an editor with extraordinary talent someone who can see both the forest and the trees, who can transform drafts if necessary and can catch small errors that others miss. The job involves making reports clear and accessible to a broad audience, including Members of Congress, Congressional staff, researchers, and other members of the public. The work routinely entails substantive editing, copyediting, and proofreading but also includes reviewing and reorganizing drafts, providing writing assistance, and rewriting portions of drafts. Most of the work is done with Microsoft Office, but some is done in a desktop publishing system.

Requirements Conditions of Employment US citizenship or current permanent residents seeking citizenship

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Tier One Background Investigation Qualifications See Technical Qualifications

TECHNICAL QUALIFICATIONS: Candidates must have at least three years of professional experience in editing publications similar to those produced at CBO that is, books, reports, magazines, academic journals, or other publications covering serious subjects in careful detail. Candidates must also hold a bachelors or advanced degree, preferably in English or another field in the humanities. They must have broad editorial skills ranging from guiding authors in writing and organizing drafts, to making complex and difficult drafts clear and graceful, to proofreading with a superior eye for detail. They must thoroughly understand English grammar and syntax, should be sensitive to style and to nuances of tone and meaning in writing and editing, and should be at ease with technical subjects and quantitative information presented in tables and graphs.

Strong interpersonal skills are important. So is the ability to be comfortable and effective in a process for writing and review that involves suggestions and changes from many people. Candidates must be able to handle pressing tasks under deadlines, and they must have the flexibility to work some evenings and weekends when necessary.

Candidates must have at least three years of professional experience in editing publications similar to those produced at CBO that is, books, reports, magazines, academic journals, or other publications covering serious subjects in careful detail. Candidates must also hold a bachelors or advanced degree, preferably in English or another field in the humanities. They must have broad editorial skills ranging from guiding authors in writing and organizing drafts, to making complex and difficult drafts clear and graceful, to proofreading with a superior eye for detail. They must thoroughly understand English grammar and syntax, should be sensitive to style and to nuances of tone and meaning in writing and editing, and should be at ease with technical subjects and quantitative information presented in tables and graphs. Education Candidates must also hold a bachelors or advanced degree, preferably in English or another field in the humanities. Additional information This job is being filled by an alternative hiring process and is not in the competitive civil service.

Benefits


How You Will Be Evaluated You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above. Your application includes your, responses to the online questions, and required supporting documents. Please be sure that your resume includes detailed information to support your qualifications for this position; failure to provide sufficient evidence in your resume may result in a not qualified determination. Those who aren't qualified will be informed and not considered further. Others will be referred to the hiring division for further consideration.


Required Documents Please submit a cover letter, a resume, at least one editing sample (see the Job Applicant FAQs on CBOs website for a description), and contact information for three references at www.cbo.gov/careers. CBO may request additional editing samples.

If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements: Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.



Please submit a cover letter, a resume, at least one editing sample (see the Job Applicant FAQs on CBOs website for a description), and contact information for three references at www.cbo.gov/careers. CBO may request additional editing samples. To ensure consideration, apply by June 6, 2022. Incomplete applications will not be considered. This position is covered by the Veterans Employment Opportunities Act.


Agency contact information

Annita Gulati

Phone: 2022260000 Email: careers@cbo.gov Address: Congressional Budget Office 2nd and Dst, Ford House Office Building Washington, District of Columbia 20515 US


Next steps You will receive an email confirming that you have applied to the position. Once your application is reviewed, it will be forwarded to the hiring division if you are qualified. If you don't meet qualifications, you will be informed by email and your application will not be considered further. All qualified candidates will be informed by email when the position has been filled.


Fair & Transparent The Federal hiring process is setup to be fair and transparent. Please read the following guidance.

  • Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Policy

  • Reasonable accommodation policy

  • Financial suitability

  • Selective Service

  • New employee probationary period

  • Signature and false statements

  • Privacy Act

  • Social security number request

Open & closing dates

05/06/2022 to 06/06/2022


Salary

$80,000 - $135,000 per year


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