Fra Careers – Supervisory Writer

Website Federal Railroad Administration

Job Description:

The FRA Office of Railroad Policy & Development (RPD) supervisory writer-editor is responsible for leading the RPD Strategic Communications team in executing robust internal and external communications initiatives. The RPD Strategic Communications team is responsible for working with subject matter experts to create internal communications for the RPD workforce, as well as external communications for stakeholders.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Supervise, motivate, and assess team performance to inspire productivity, camaraderie, and a mutually supportive, respectful, and cohesive work environment, encourage excellence, professional development, and career advancement.
  • Create, edit, and oversee the development of engaging presentation materials for senior leadership to present at internal and external events.
    Supervise and manage the daily workflow and operations of the RPD Strategic Communications team to include drafting and editing content for FRA’s external website, intranet, talking points for senior leadership, fact sheets, briefers, correspondence, and other communications materials.
  • Establish and implement an annual internal and external communications strategy.
  • Optimize and continually improve RPD’s communications processes for efficiency, quality, effectiveness, and customer service.
  • Work closely with subject matter experts on the preparation of written communications.
  • Establish and promote FRA standards for written communication and clear writing, in accordance with the Plain Writing Act of 2010, S.
  • Department of Transportation policies and guidance, Chicago Manual of Style, and best practices.

Job Requirements:

  • As required by Executive Order 14043, Federal employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 regardless of the employee’s duty location or work arrangement (e.g., telework, remote work, etc.), subject to such exceptions as required by law. If selected, you will be required to be vaccinated against COVID-19 and submit documentation of proof of vaccination by November 22, 2021 or before appointment or onboarding with the agency, if after November 22. The agency will provide additional information regarding what information or documentation will be needed and how you can request of the agency a legally required exception from this requirement
  • You must complete a one-year supervisory probationary period (unless already completed).
  • Males born after 12/31/1959 must be registered for the Selective Service.
  • Federal applicants must have served 52 weeks at the next lower grade in the competitive or excepted service in the executive branch to satisfy time-in-grade restrictions contained in 5 CFR 300, Subpart F.
  • Applicants selected under delegated examining procedures may be required to successfully complete a one-year probationary period (unless already completed).
  • You must complete a one-year probationary period (unless already completed).
  • This position involves travel. A government contractor-issued travel card will be issued and must be retained for official business only.
  • All employees are subject to the Standards of Ethical Conduct for Employees of the Executive Branch, set out in Title 5 of the Code of Federal Regulations, section 2635, including restrictions on owning financial interests that may conflict with performance of their duties. Some employees, like those involved in contracting or regulating non-Federal entities, are subject to Executive Branch Financial Disclosure requirements set out in Title 5 of the Code of Federal Regulations, section 263. Please note that you may be required to file an annual financial disclosure.

Job Details:

Company: Federal Railroad Administration

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Washington, DC, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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