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Job #: R-00008255
Location: College Park, GA
Category: Writing and Editing
Schedule (FT/PT): Full time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: None
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Civil

Job Description:

The Leidos Civil Group is seeking a dynamic Writing and Editing Support person to join the National Airspace System Integration Support Contract (NISC III) team. The position will be supporting the Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) Eastern Service Area (ESA) NISC support team with the goal of providing outstanding customer service to the FAA.

The Candidate will provide support to the Administrative Services Group, Management Support Team. Support consists of procedures and response performance to the Secretary of Transportation, FAA Administrator, ATO Chief Operations Officer, ATO Vice Presidents, and Regional Administrators with Congressional Inquiries, Briefing Papers, Hotline Complaints, Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), and Privacy Act including research, editing, and preparation of written responses from open source/public information in accordance with all applicable FAA writing standards and guidelines.

The candidate will Track and analyze data/information to ensure compliance with existing policies and procedures, develop reports supporting management initiatives. Provide tracking and coordination for all written material, including correspondences, internal memoranda, reports, and responses with internal and external customers. The candidate will provide editorial support for the team and perform rewrites to submitted drafts and official documents. Use Plain language and best practices for correspondence writing and accuracy. Write and edit communications intended for a variety of audiences to include: Congressional correspondences, Administrator Hotline complaints, Safety Hotline complaints, general correspondences, and briefing papers.

The Candidate will provide support developing Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) for the team and participate on employee work groups to provide strategic input for workplace improvement.

Typically requires a BA degree and 2 - 4 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with less than 2 years of prior relevant experience.

Basic Qualifications:

Planning/Studies: Candidate must be able to manage projects and work activities in accordance with milestones and goals, systematically gather pertinent information to respond to program inquiries, analyze problems to identify significant factors, recognize solutions, prepare reports, briefings, and/or other information specific to the needs and knowledge of the target audience, and conduct investigative inquires and staff studies.

Communications: Candidate must have experience in writing and/or editing a variety of material such as research reports, controlled correspondence, reports, briefing papers specific to the needs and knowledge of the target audience; while applying grammar, punctuation, style, accuracy, and format requirements.

Analytical: Candidate must be able to review, understand, and apply laws, policies and regulations governing one or more program in order to answer questions, provide advice to others, and solve problems.

Computer Applications: Candidate must be proficient in the use of MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project, database management applications, and knows how to use the Internet as a data gathering and communicating tool.

Administrative: Candidate must be able to provide organized documentation, and has an awareness of general documentation systems.

Ability to obtain Public Trust clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

BA/BS from an Accredited College or University with 2-3 years experience.

Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company’s 31,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.17 billion for the fiscal year ended December 29, 2017. (NYSE: LDOS) All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

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