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U.S. Air Force - Agency Wide EDITORIAL ASSISTANT (OFFICE AUTOMATION) in Patrick AFB, Florida

Summary

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC The primary purpose of this position is to be responsible for format and stylistic requirements for compiling and integrating data from several sources to form technical manuscripts and final summaries produced in the Systems Development Directorate. The organizational location of this position is: Air Combat Command (ACC), Air Force Technical Applications Center (AFTAC), Systems Development Directorate (SD), Treaty and Monitoring Division (SDA), Patrick AFB, FL.

Responsibilities

Develops and controls procedures on format and stylistic requirements for Air Force and Center documents and technical reports.

Advises, assists, and directs geophysicists and technicians in the documentation, preparation, publication, and timely dissemination of data reports (including Seismic Review Panel reports), monthly and quarterly status reports; (continued)

annual summary reports, weekly activity reports, command management reports, special message reports, working group reports, evaluation reports, technical reports and briefings, and letter reports.

Readies manuscripts for publication. Prepares any supplementary information to be included in technical reports.

Expertly uses a variety of automated equipment hardware and software applications to prepare Air Force and Center evaluation documents, monthly and quarterly status reports, annual summary reports, weekly activity reports, command management reports.

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

Qualifications

Salary Ranges includes local market supplement This is a GG-07 position in the Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS). The GG-07 duties for the "Technical/Administrative Support" work category are at the "Entry/Developmental" work level and are equivalent to those at the GS-07 level. The selectee's salary will be set within the grade equivalent to a GS/GG grade based on the selectee's qualifications in relation to the job. SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Your resume must reflect the quality level of experience which demonstrates the possession of the knowledge, skills, abilities, and competencies necessary for successful job performance required for this position. Examples of creditable experience include extensive knowledge of English grammar, spelling, and punctuation. Ensures evaluation reports reflect the highest quality standards; extensive knowledge of scientific and technical terminology to preserve meaning when paragraphs and sentences are restructured; extensive knowledge of directives/policies and procedures used in preparing evaluation documents and processing classified documents. Note: Creditable experience may include previous military experience, experience gained in the private sector, or experience gained in another government agency. AND MUST BE ABLE TO TYPE 40 WORDS PER MINUTE OR To view qualifying specialized experience click on the following link

https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/#url=GS-CLER KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (KSAs): Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of knowledge, skills, abilities and/or competencies in the following areas:

  1. Extensive knowledge of English grammar, spelling, and punctuation. Ensures evaluation reports reflect the highest quality standards.

  2. Extensive knowledge of directives/policies and procedures used in preparing evaluation documents and processing classified documents.

  3. Extensive knowledge of scientific and technical terminology to preserve meaning when paragraphs/sentences are restructured.

  4. Knowledge of reporting requirements and formats of DOD and non-DOD agencies and other organizations concerned with the Center mission.

  5. Extensive knowledge of the Center and directorate LANs on the personal computer and the Sun SparcStation. Requires proficient in the use of commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) software (including FrameMaker, MS Word, etc.) residing on the Center and directorate LANs. Expert ability to use COTS software on the LAN to prepare Headquarters Air Force evaluation documents, monthly and quarterly reports, annual summary reports, weekly activity reports, and other documents. Must be able to effectively integrate files created in a variety of formats. Extensive ability to use specific automated equipment hardware on the LANs. Must proficiently use the SUN SparcStation, the laser printer, the color printer and the scanner.

  6. Skill in operating a microcomputer word processing systems and a typewriter. A qualified typist is required. Ability to write and present clear, concise reports and instructions. PART-TIME OR UNPAID EXPERIENCE: Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid and or part-time work. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week. VOLUNTEER WORK EXPERIENCE: Refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service Programs (i.e., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student and social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge and skills that can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment.You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

Education

IF USING EDUCATION TO QUALIFY: If position has a positive degree requirement or education forms the basis for qualifications, you MUST submit transcripts with the application. Official transcripts are not required at the time of application; however, if position has a positive degree requirement, qualifying based on education alone or in combination with experience, transcripts must be verified prior to appointment. An accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education must accredit education. Click here to check accreditation. FOREIGN EDUCATION: Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the requirements. You must show proof the education credentials have been deemed to be at least equivalent to that gained in conventional U.S. education program. It is your responsibility to provide such evidence when applying.

Additional Information

Employed Annuitants (Reemployed Annuitants): Applicants in receipt of an annuity based on civilian employment in the Federal Service are subject to the DoD Policy on The Employment of Annuitants. Click here for more information. 120-Day Register: This announcement may result in a 120-day register that may be used to fill like vacancies for 120 days after the closing date. Applicants may be referred for consideration as vacancies occur. Direct Deposit: All federal employees are required to have direct deposit. If you have questions regarding this announcement and have hearing or speech difficulties click here. Selectees who physically reside permanently in the U.S., the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico or Northern Mariana Islands, and the Possessions of the U.S., during the entire recruitment process (application, selection, and acceptance of a formal job offer) and selected for employment in the foreign area are eligible to receive certain foreign area benefits such as: Living Quarters Allowance (LQA) or government quarters, Post Allowance, Home Leave, etc. (subject to approval) Selectees who physically reside outside the U.S., the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico or Northern Mariana Islands, and the Possessions of the U.S., during any step of the recruitment process (application, selection, and acceptance of a formal job offer) will have foreign area benefits eligibility be determined on a case by case basis. Tax Law Impact for PCS: On 22-Dec-2017, Public Law 115-97 - the "Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 suspended qualified moving expense deductions along with the exclusion for employer reimbursements and payments of moving expenses effective 01-Jan-2018 for tax years 2018 through 2025. The law made taxable certain reimbursements and other payments, including driving mileage, airfare and lodging expenses, en-route travel to the new duty station, and temporary storage of those items. The Federal Travel Regulation Bulletin (FTR) 18-05 issued by General Services Administration (GSA) has authorized agencies to use the Withholding Tax Allowance and Relocation Income Tax Allowance to pay for "substantially all" of the increased tax liability resulting from the "2018 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act" for certain eligible individuals. For additional information on these allowances and eligibilities, visit: https://www.gsa.gov/cdnstatic/FTR%20Bulletin%201805%20Relocation%20Allowances0.pdf

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