Editor (Newspaper Copy) NF-04
District Of Columbia
The Area of Consideration for this vacancy announcement is U.S. Citizens.
This is a Nonappropriated Fund TEMPORARY position, NOT TO EXCEED 366 DAYS.
This position includes NAF Benefits, with 40 guaranteed work hours per administrative week. This position serves as Editor (Newspaper Copy) for Stars and Stripes and is located in Washington, DC. May be required to work occasional weekends and holidays based on assignments.
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The incumbent serves as Page Layout Copy Editor (Central Operations) for the page layout, design and copy editing of Stars and Stripes publications.
Performs substantive editing for news, sports, and/or feature pages and sections involving final proofreading and editing of articles to correct any spelling, typographical or grammatical errors, or to discover or estimate editorial problems involved.
Designs and lays out assigned pages and sections in electronic publishing system, to include all elements (stories, photos, graphics.)
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1082 Writing And Editing
Conditions of Employment
Direct Deposit and Social Security Card is required
Meet qualification/eligibility/background requirements for this position
A one year probationary period may be required
Satisfactorily complete an employment verification (E-Verify) check
If selected, a completed and signed copy of our job application form (DA Form 3433) is required prior to entrance on duty (Copy this URL to your browser: ****Qualifications
Three years of specialized work experience directly related to the duties described above. Demonstrated work experience must include 1 year equivalent in complexity and difficulty to the next lower pay band level.
Candidates who possess a 4-year course of study leading to a bachelor's degree in journalism and related work experience as described above, will be referred first.
For instructions regarding submission of your application for Nonappropriated Fund (NAF) vacancy announcements, please review the How to Apply section of this announcement
THIS POSITION MAY BE NON-COMPETITIVELY EXTENDED DEPENDING ON THE NEEDS OF THE ACTIVITY.
Additional selections may be made from this vacancy announcement for up to 90 days after the closing date.
Payment Permanent Change of Station (PCS) costs are NOT authorized, based on a determination that a PCS move is not in the Government's interest.
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How You Will Be Evaluated
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
Applicants can claim the following eligibilities:
NAF Priority Consideration - Business Based Action
NAF Priority Consideration - Current Appropriated Funds Employee CNE (APF)
NAF Priority Consideration - Current/Former NAF Employee (CNE/FNE)
NAF Priority Consideration - Outside Applicant Veteran (OAV)
Background checks and security clearance
The following documents must be submitted with your application:
Job Application (DA Form 3433) will accepted in place of a Resume.
The below items are accepted and may be needed to support a qualification and/or a claimed priority/preference:
DA 3433, DA 3434
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.
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How to Apply
How to Apply
You may submit your application package using one of the two methods identified below:
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: A manual application can be obtained by contacting the servicing NAF Human Resources Office listed on this vacancy announcement.
If you would like to apply manually, please contact the servicing NAF Human Resources representative listed on this job announcement to request a copy of the manual application form.
All completed manual application forms (along with resume and other supporting documentation) must be received no later than 2pm on the closing date of this announcement in order to process your application in a timely manner.
Neglecting to respond to the job related questions will result in an ineligible rating.
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Your resume will be reviewed to verify that qualification requirements have been met. We appreciate your interest in this position!
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Open & closing dates:
07/11/2018 to 07/25/2018
$45,000 to $55,000 per year
Pay scale & grade:
Temporary - 366 DAYS