This position is located in the Office of the Inspector General (OIG), Office of the Executive Secretariat. OIG is an independent organization responsible for investigation, audit, fraud control, and other services related to District of Columbia government programs and operations.
The Writer-Editor is responsible for managing the development and presentation of complex information by converting it to understandable terms for different levels and interests of audiences. The incumbent has overall responsibility for editorial review, readability analysis and copy-editing of audit, inspections and evaluations, and investigative reports, testimony, correspondence, internal OIG documents, and other material that will be used by a variety of stakeholders.
Duties and Responsibilities
Provides administrative and publication support duties for the Office of the Inspector General.
Responsible for the editing, writing, proofing, formatting, assembly, layout, and printing of the OIG’s annual report.
Writes, edits, and manages written materials for use in communicating information about
D.C. OIG and its activities to a variety of external audiences, including the media, Executive Office of the Mayor, D.C. Council, and other external stakeholders, including the general public. These products can include reports, press releases, talking points, speeches, PowerPoint presentations, video scripts, brochures, feature articles, newsletters, and other written materials.
Prepares clear, logical, concise, and persuasive work products for varied audiences. The products will be based on complex sensitive issues and controversial results need to be presented in a concise, comprehensible, and meaningful manner for the intended audiences.
Interprets complex concepts and themes in documents, reconciling contradictions in the information presented, and using expository narrative to develop balanced treatments of controversial matters in the presentation of conflicting points of views.
Edits text for clarity and accuracy; applies a consistent set of style, grammar, and punctuation practices in editing documents; consults on design, graphics, and other illustrative materials; and, reviews proposed publications for style, design, layout, and editorial aspects before their release. Evaluates the documents in terms of purpose, audience, scope, content, organization, and logic.
Perform other duties assigned.
The work is normally performed in an office environment. Normal safety precautions are required.
Other Significant Facts:
Duration of Appointment: Career Service
Pay Plan, Series, and Grade: CS-1082-12
This position is not represented by a collective bargaining unit.
The incumbent of this position will be subject to enhanced suitability screening pursuant to Chapter 4 of DC Personnel Regulations, Suitability – Security Sensitive.
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