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    The incumbent of this position serves as a Writer-Editor in the Office of Audits, the Office of Inspector General (OIG), of the U.S. Department of State. The OIG has statutory oversight responsibility covering the Department of State and the U.S. Agency for Global Media (USAGM). Responsibilities of OIG/AUD include strengthen integrity and accountability by ensuring the most effective use of resources with emphasis in contracts, grant oversight, financial management and information technology.

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    The incumbent performs duties in the following functional areas:

    -- Applies knowledge of the objectives of specific audits and of the government's auditing standards, techniques, methodologies, and terminology and of the policies and guideline of the Office of Inspector General in ensuring that the reports written by Audit staff members fully meet the requirements established in these areas. The incumbent works to ensure that a report's conclusions are valid and supportable by reference to the facts included in the report.

    -- Reviews and edits draft materials in terms of their format, consistency, grammar, punctuation, sentence and paragraph structure, use of appropriate vocabulary, etc. -- Reviews draft reports for coherence, clarity, completeness, conformance with OIG/AUD leadership decisions, accuracy of tasking of recommendations, and interrelationship of the report's narrative to its recommendations prior to its review by OIG management;

    -- Assures the editorial quality, readability, and appropriate presentation of AUD reports; drafts submissions for the Semiannual Report to Congress for each report; edits the letters that transmit reports to various officials and audiences; ensures that the key judgment and summary sections of reports accurately and precisely reflect, without redundancy, the most important/significant points that need to be highlighted to receive the readers' attention; prepares approved reports in camera-ready form for publication; prepares, to assist auditors in the drafting of reports, guidance on such matters as formatting, organization of reports, grammar principles, etc.; edits correspondence and other documents as assigned.

    -- Participates in audit planning meetings and conferences, offers advice on the proposed structure of the audit reports to be prepared and/or advice on early drafts of the reports.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

    1082 Writing And Editing

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