Global Science & Technology, Inc.
  • Administrative
  • College Park, MD, USA
  • Full Time

Global Science & Technology, a growing scientific and high technology firm, is seeking a Technical Writer to support the NOAA STAR Administrative & Management Support for the Center for Satellite Applications and Research.  Position is located in College Park, MD.

**  Position Contingent upon Award of Contract **

Position Summary:

The Technical Writer will support the STAR Administrative & Support contract by researching, writing and editing materials related to manuals, briefs, proposals, instructional material, catalogs, technical publications and reports. 

Primary Duties:

  • Obtain data from independent observation, review with staff members, and studies of published materials and existing documentation.
  • Interface with users, specialists, analysts, programmers, and other appropriate individuals to obtain background business/technical information, methods, and standards.
  • Revise text and recommend changes in scope, format, and content to ensure conformance with established standards.
  • Edit, standardize, or make changes to material prepared by other writers.
  • Perform final quality assurance on all materials. 

Required Education/Experience/Skills:

  • B.S. degree in English, Journalism or Business and a minimum of 8 years of professional experience. Appropriate years of relevant experience can substitute for degree.
  • Demonstrated proficiency writing and editing technical material
  • Strong written and oral communication skills. 

Desired Experience/Skills:

  • Previous NOAA experience. 

Physical Qualification(s) Required:

  • Ability to use a computer
  • Ability to lift up to 10 lbs. 

Mental Qualification(s) Required:

  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to multitask
  • Team player 

U.S. citizenship or Permanent Residency is highly desirable.

Selected applicants will be subject to a government background investigation.

GST offers competitive salaries; vacation, sick, and holiday leave; major medical, dental, life, long-term and short-term disability insurance; 401K retirement plan; tuition assistance; and opportunities for employee career growth and development.

You may also fax your resume to (240) 366-5994.  If you need assistance, please call 301-474-9696.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veterans' status.  GST is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. 



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