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  • Technical Writer (Emergency Planning)

    Job Locations US-VA-Rosslyn
    Posted Date 9 months ago(7/25/2017 9:09 AM)
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  • Overview

    The Technical Writer serves as the policy coordinator, responsible for ensuring that memorandums of understanding and agreement, and other related policy documents are kept up-to-date. 


    The Technical Writer works with personnel to include other interagency partners to ensure the information reflects current operational requirements, realities, and methodologies as they pertain to posts requirements to conduct emergency planning, preparedness, response and recovery. The Technical Writer represents interests in intra-Departmental and interagency forums.


    The Technical Writer is responsible for technical writing of new and updated policy guidance and working with the appropriate offices to gain clearance and approval, as necessary, to publish the updated FAM and FAH guidance.





    • Research, write and synchronize emergency/crisis management policy across the Department through the review and development of the Emergency Planning Handbook.
    • Research and write comprehensive recommendations for improving emergency management plans and procedures.
    • Coordinate emergency planning standards and content development with Department Principal Action Offices and other emergency planning stake holders.
    • Review Incident Reports, OIG Security and Audit reports, SPOT reports, and PMRs on OpenNet and ClassNet systems and interviews personnel involved in emergency management programs overseas and domestic.
    • Drafts and coordinates program initiatives, provides expert advice and program assistance, and prepares and coordinates responses to various taskings and assignments from senior management, OIG/GAO, Congressional officials, and others.
    • Participates in inter-agency working groups to assist in the development and coordination of US government policies and programs and briefs IP leadership on the outcome of meetings.
    • Use classified reports (ClassNet) and intelligence systems for analyzing incident details and problems in the field.
    • Forecast future needs and emergency management strategies and technologies.
    • Research and write recommendations for security changes or improvements.
    • Use software to create flow charts, presentations, simplified drawings, maps, etc.
    • Develop, draft, and recommend appropriate internal office policies and practices aligned with the SPC mission, vision, and responsibilities.
    • Interact with Department and outside agency personnel.



    • Bachelors degree
    • Seven (7) - Ten (10) years of technical writing experience.
    • Must have an TS/SCI security clearance.


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