RE: Technical typist?

Subject: RE: Technical typist?
From: "Gillespie, Stephen (Contractor)" <Stephen -dot- Gillespie -at- Persnet -dot- Navy -dot- Mil>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 26 Feb 2002 10:50:06 -0500

Re Bonnie's comment below (from Monday's list) on tech writer titles for the
(US) Gov't,
>Each agency does its own recruitment now, btw.>

yes, but they (OPM) also publish a comprehensive list, found at

And there are usually several jobs for Technical Writers/Editors across the
country (but most in DC area) - be sure to also check for SENIOR Technical

Steve Gillespie
Defense contractor
Subject: RE: Technical typist?
From: "Earl Cooley" <shiva -at- io -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 25 Feb 2002 02:42:42 -0600
X-Message-Number: 2

Bonnie Granat wrote:
> I've looked at federal job listings and they usually say
> Technical Writer/Editor. Each agency does its own recruitment
> now, btw.

There's a nice searchable Dictionary of Occupational Titles
index at

Here are a few pertinent listings:

132.367-010 EDITOR, INDEX

The official DOT names make good resume keywords (at least
I hope they do!) because that gives HR people nice, clearly
defined pidgeon-holes for job candidates.

e=sc^3 (shiva -at- io -dot- com) Earl Cooley III

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