Job ID :
2337
Company :
DC Government
Location :
washington, DC
Type :
Contract
Duration :
4 Months
Status :
Active
Openings :
1
Posted :
6 years ago
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Complete Description:

 

The purpose of the Digital Inclusion Program is to leverage the power of technology to connect communities with opportunities. This means ensuring all District residents have meaningful access to computers and high-speed broadband.

The Technical Writer will design, create, and maintain technical documentation for the Digital Inclusion program, including, but not limited to, a digital inclusion strategic plan, design specifications, and white papers.  The candidate should have knowledge and experience writing about current technology issues, such as broadband access, the digital divide, and general wireless technology. The candidate should also possess experience writing policy.

 

Responsibilities include drafting, editing and publishing program documentation. Documentation must be done in real time as outcomes from business user group discussions.  The Technical Writer ensures clarity and accuracy of system documentation in a logical and user friendly manner.

 

Behavior Characteristics:             

Must be "emotionally intelligent"- able to listen to business users and read between the lines, have keen observation, intuitive, and reasoning skills.  Must value the essential role conflict and resistance in creating excellent outcomes.

 

Skills:

Experience with creating technical documentation

Required 8 Years 3 - Expert

 

Experience creating white papers

Required 8 Years 3 - Expert

 

Experience creating strategic plans, design specifications

Required 8 Years 3 - Expert

 

Experience with Word Software

Required 8 Years 3 - Expert

 

Experience with Visio Software

Required 8 Years 3 - Expert

 

Experience with Publishing Software

Required 8 Years 3 - Expert

 

Experience with Power Point

Required 8 Years 3 - Expert

 

Experience with facilitating Business Process Improvement Teams

Nice to have 8 Years 2 - Proficient

 

Experience with real time documentation

Required 8 Years 3 - Expert

 

Experience working with project teams

Required 8 Years 3 - Expert

 

Strong verbal and written communication skills

Required 8 Years 3 - Expert

 

Experience writing policy and legislation

Highly desired 8 Years 3 - Expert

 

Ability to communicate technical concepts to a non-technical audience

Required 8 Years 3 - Expert

 

Experience in the private, non-profit, and public sectors

Desired 8 Years 2 – Proficient

 

This position is expected to last for 4 months. Please acknowledge.

 

Candidate must be available and prepared to attend an In-Person interview, if requested.