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Jr. Technical Writer supporting MLARS/DOJ


Forfeiture Support Associates, Llc


Washington, DC 20001

Focused on delivering unsurpassed services in support of law enforcement and homeland security, FSA, a rapidly growing joint venture owned by trusted solutions providers Engility and AECOM, has a vacancy for a Junior Technical Writer supporting the Money Laundering and Asset Recovery Section of the Department of Justice.
A Junior Technical Writer executes the following duties:
  • Performs as the Technical Writer's staff assistant on all project assignments. Receives specific tasks and proactive supervision and guidance from Technical Writer on all project assignments
  • Conducts research and prepares initial drafts of assigned portions of material for reports, manuals, briefs, proposals, instruction books, catalogues, and related technical and administrative publications concerned with work methods and procedures, and installation, operation and maintenance of machinery and other equipment
  • Observes production, developmental, and experimental activities with production and engineering personnel and reads journals, reports, and other material to become familiar with product technologies and production methods
  • Reviews manufacturer's and trade catalogs, drawings and other data relative to operation, maintenance, and service of equipment
  • Studies blueprints, sketches, drawings, parts lists, specifications, mockups and product samples to become familiar with technology, operating procedures, and production sequence and details
  • Organizes research material and assists the Technical Writer with writing assignments according to set standards regarding order, clarity, conciseness, style, and terminology
  • Reviews published materials and uses own judgment to draft revisions or changes in scope, format content, and methods reproduction and binding
  • Maintains records and files of technical writing work and revisions
A Junior Technical Writer may also:
  • Select photographs, drawings sketches, diagrams, and charts to illustrate material
  • Assist in laying out material for publication and work with production staff to complete projects
  • Conduct word-processing and duplication of material, as required
  • Draft speeches, articles, and public or employee relations' releases for supervisor review
  • Perform specifically designated and approved recurring-work independently

A Junior Technical Writer must meet the following qualifications:
  • Meet minimum educational requirements of a four year undergraduate diploma in English, journalism, communications, or related field
  • Previous experience in researching, writing, editing, proofreading or performing word-processing of written materials is required
  • Knowledge of desktop publishing or graphics programs is preferred, but not required
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a Public Trust Security Access
This position requires U.S. Citizenship and a 7 (or 10) year minimum background investigation.

EEO Statement
Forfeiture Support Associates (FSA) LLC is proud to be an Affirmative Action/ Equal Opportunity Employer. We recruit, employ, train, compensate, and promote qualified persons in all job titles without regard to age, ancestry, color, gender, HIV status, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation (including gender expression and identity) veteran status, family leave status, and any protected group status as defined by applicable law.
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IT - Tech Writing
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