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Technical Writer, Baltimore, MD (ID#14326)

Since 2009, Cherokee Nation Technologies (CNT) has been serving government clients with time-tested solutions that increase client effectiveness through the intelligent use of technology. CNT’s expertise includes software and application services, network services, and business process services. The company is head-quartered in Tulsa, Oklahoma, with a regional office in Ft. Collins, Colorado, and client locations nationwide. Wholly owned by the Cherokee Nation, CNT is part of the Cherokee Nation Businesses family of companies.

For more company information, visit our site at www.cherokee-cnt.com  

SUMMARY

We are seeking a Technical Writer to support the U.S. Coast Guard’s Surface Forces Logistics Center’s Technical Information Management Branch with providing life cycle management support of technical publications.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Includes the following:

  • Develop, publish, amend, and maintain technical publications used to support the Coast Guard.
  • Attend Meetings and Conferences as directed by the Contracting Officer’s Rep. (COR).
  • Complete other ad-hoc requests for technical data as required.

SUPERVISORY/MANAGEMENT AUTHORITY

None.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

  • Minimum education requirement of: an Associate's Degree; at least (2-5) years of technical job-related experience; or a combination of education and experience.
  • Experience with working in teams and independently.
  • Working knowledge of word processing and integrated software applications.
  • Experience in writing, editing and managing technical documentation and operator/maintenance manuals for military systems and equipment.
  • Must be able to conceptualize, format, structure, write, edit and finalize technical manuals, orders, specifications, modification work orders, and test plans, procedures and results.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Ability to work independently with little oversight by the government under direction of a technical lead in the Technical Information management Branch (TIMB) Visual Information Team.
  • Demonstrate good oral/ written communication skills and organizational abilities.
  • Pass a drug screen and federal background check is mandatory
  • Have the ability to pass a NACI background investigation and obtain a government issued Common Access Card (CAC) to access USCG IT systems and facilities.
  • Excellent analytical skills and working knowledge of computer systems and integrated software application programs are required.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

Climate controlled office work environment.

The Technical Information Management Branch is a part of the Surface Forces Logistics Center’s located in Baltimore, Maryland.

With $400 million in annual revenue, 20% growth per year, approximately 950+ active contracts serving 60+ government agencies in 25 countries, 47 states, 2 territories and 2000+ employees, Cherokee Nation Businesses’ (CNB) group of Federal Contracting Section 8(a) companies is well positioned to deliver expertise needed to solve complex technical issues. Federal Solutions provides an array of services for 12 of the 15 cabinet-level departments and agencies – from applications and data services to cybersecurity and national defense.

Why consider Cherokee Nation and our Federal Solutions business? Here are some great resources highlighting what we do and compelling reasons for joining our team!

http://cherokeenationbusinesses.com/Pages/home.aspx

http://cherokeenationbusinesses.com/careers/Pages/home.aspx

http://cherokeenationbusinesses.com/federalSolutions/Pages/overview.aspx

Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

We are 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 and sexual orientation. If you’d like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please copy and paste the links to the following two sites: EEO Statement | EEO Poster

If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process, or are limited in the ability or unable to access or use this online application process and need an alternative method for applying, you may email “CNB.Compliance@cn-bus.com” for assistance. This email address is for accommodation requests only and cannot be used to inquire about the application process or status.

For Pay Transparency Non Discrimination provision, please copy and paste the following link: Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision

We maintain an Affirmative Action Plan for the purpose of proactively seeking employment and advancement for qualified protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Upon request, we will schedule time to make our Affirmative Action Plan accessible. If you are interested, please submit a written request with the email subject line: 2018 Request to View Affirmative Action Plan to the Compliance Administrator at “CNB.Compliance@cn-bus.com” This email box is not for resumes or follow up on job applications.