Editor (Newspaper Copy) NF-04

Department of Defense Washington, DC
* Duties

Help Duties Summary

The Area of Consideration for this vacancy announcement is U.S. Citizens.

This is a Nonappropriated Fund TEMPORARY position, NOT TO EXCEED 366 DAYS.

This position includes NAF Benefits, with 40 guaranteed work hours per administrative week. This position serves as Editor (Newspaper Copy) for Stars and Stripes and is located in Washington, DC. May be required to work occasional weekends and holidays based on assignments.

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The incumbent serves as Page Layout Copy Editor (Central Operations) for the page layout, design and copy editing of Stars and Stripes publications.

Performs substantive editing for news, sports, and/or feature pages and sections involving final proofreading and editing of articles to correct any spelling, typographical or grammatical errors, or to discover or estimate editorial problems involved.

Designs and lays out assigned pages and sections in electronic publishing system, to include all elements (stories, photos, graphics.)

Travel Required

Not required

Supervisory status


Promotion Potential


* Job family (Series)

1082 Writing And Editing

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* Requirements

Help Requirements Conditions of Employment

* Direct Deposit and Social Security Card is required

* Meet qualification/eligibility/background requirements for this position

* A one year probationary period may be required

* Satisfactorily complete an employment verification (E-Verify) check

* If selected, a completed and signed copy of our job application form (DA Form 3433) is required prior to entrance on duty (Copy this URL to your browser: www.apd.army.mil/pub/eforms/DR_a/pdf/A3433_Final.pdf)


Three years of specialized work experience directly related to the duties described above. Demonstrated work experience must include 1 year equivalent in complexity and difficulty to the next lower pay band level.

Preferred Candidates:

Candidates who possess a 4-year course of study leading to a bachelor's degree in journalism and related work experience as described above, will be referred first.

For instructions regarding submission of your application for Nonappropriated Fund (NAF) vacancy announcements, please review the "How to Apply" section of this announcement