Job Overview

Summary

Do you desire to protect American interests and secure our Nation while building a meaningful and rewarding career? If so, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is calling. DHS components work collectively to prevent terrorism, secure borders, enforce and administer immigration laws, safeguard cyberspace and ensure resilience to disasters. The vitality and magnitude of this mission is achieved by a diverse workforce spanning hundreds of occupations. Make an impact; join DHS.

The primary purpose of this position is to write and edit technical materials, such as reports of research of findings, scientific or technical articles, regulations in technical areas, technical manuals, or speeches, or scripts on scientific or technical subjects; and to manage and maintain deliverable reporting at a Government-run laboratory.   

This position is located in the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Science and Technology (S&T) Directorate, Transportation Security Laboratory (TSL).

 

Duties

 

·        Develops, and continually improves document delivery processes to ensure all technical and business-oriented documents originating and/or flowing through the Transportation Security Laboratory (TSL) are provided on time and at the appropriate level of quality for the material and audience.

·        Develops technical materials (printed, electronic, video scripted, and computer based) such as reports of research findings, scientific or technical articles, regulations in technical areas, technical manuals, or speeches or scripts on scientific or technical subjects (i.e. technological capabilities of contraband detection systems) for command use.

·        Serves as the organization's expert in writing and editing for all technical documents associated with the mission space, vision, and business model.

·        Develops and publishes an annual report reflecting activities identifying customers, funding, deliverable, outcomes, technical approaches, recommendations and scientific findings.

·        Identifies appropriate levels of editing for all documents and serves as senior member for sheparding documents through the appropriate levels of edit (proofreading, copyediting, substantive editing, & developmental editing).