Aug 17, 2021
Dewberry needs you! Are you passionate about doing what it takes to help our government prepare, plan and protect our communities impacted by a disaster incident? Do you like writing and editing information focused around emergency management? Dewberry is a leading, market-facing professional services firm with more 50 locations and 2,000 professions nationwide. What sets us apart from our competitors is our outstanding employees and more than 30 years of experience supporting FEMA. Our proven experience gives us unique insight into how national disaster events are prepared for, managed, and applied to communities. At Dewberry, we seek out exceptional talent and strive to deliver the highest quality of services to our clients. As one of our valued employees, you will have the chance to collaborate with the best and brightest and work on meaningful assignments throughout the United States. Our commitment to excellence stems from our personal integrity and from our defining attributes, which we call \u201cDewberry at Work,\u201d that have inspired our employees to be successful for more than a half-century.
Dewberry is currently searching for highly qualified technical writer professionals. Candidates must be U.S. Citizens and able to successfully pass a Federal background investigation which includes disclosing personal information such as criminal, credit, residential, employment, social and medical history. Applicants with an active FEMA badge or Moderate Background Investigation (MBI) clearance are encouraged to apply. Selected candidates must be able to travel and commit to a minimum 120-day assignment.
Technical Writer will provide onsite and/or offsite support at a client site as directed by project needs and requirements. Typical work assignments may include but not limited to: development and editing of strategic and operational plans; needs assessments; manuals and reports; revision of policies and procedures; communication and presentation materials; and other directives, correspondence and articles supporting the program mission. Assist in formatting, editing and production of products for distribution.
Required Skills & Required Experience
Bachelor\u2019s degree in English, Communications, or related field from accredited university
Minimum of six (6) years of full-time technical writing and editing experience
Experience with technical writing duties for emergency management preferred
Excellent writing skills, with the ability to analyze, synthesize, and condense text that includes technical information that is intended for use by non-technical lay audiences
Knowledge of writing, editing and style guidelines and printing regulations of Government Printing Office
Must be able to work independently and team environment
Excellent time management skills especially when completing multiple high-quality, detail-oriented deliverables on tight timelines amid competing deadlines
Must be computer literate and proficient with Microsoft Office Suite applications (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Ability to work a 40-hour/week schedule, 5 days a week
Must have a clean driving record and able to maintain a valid driver\u2019s license in order to operate a company, personal or rental vehicle
*At this time, Dewberry will not sponsor new applicants for work authorization.
*Dewberry is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation.
*Prior to a final offer of employment, the selected candidate will be required to submit to a background screening which may include, but is not limited to, employment verification, educational and other credential verification, driving record check, criminal background check, and an investigative consumer report. These screenings will be conducted by Dewberry\u2019s background vendor of choice and will be conducted in compliance with all applicable federal, state, and local law.
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