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At $13 an hour, I would prefer to wait tables. I rather enjoyed the work
when I was in college. My sister makes almost that hourly at WalMart after
nearly 7 years.
It makes me sad that the agency thinks that accurate and complete product
information are only worth $13 an hour. But they'll get exactly what they
pay for. I'm guessing the agency is getting $40 an hour?
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Sent: Friday, March 09, 2012 10:57 AM
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Subject: Re: More Low Paying Jobs
Who are they trying to kid? > Chris
On Fri, Mar 9, 2012 at 10:55 AM, Stephen Arrants
<steve -at- mbfbioscience -dot- com>wrote:
> This was just listed today in Vermont. It doesn't look entry level to me.
> The rate is $13 an hour.
> Technical Documentation Editor: Full-time, long-term temporary
> position in Williston for an experienced Technical Documentation
> Editor. In summary, the employee will author operations and
> maintenance publications for complex digital avionic products. Will
> work closely with engineering to acquire accurate data and then
> present it in the correct style and format for publication using
> Essential responsibilities include but are not limited to:
> - Developing technical publications and revisions for new and
> existing products;
> - Authoring publications using MS Word;
> - Modifying/developing document style and format in compliance
> with customer and industry specifications;
> - Making sure that projects are completed on time and within
> - Creating/editing illustrations to support procedures and
> - Coordinating all aspects of publication development across all
> functional disciplines.
> This position requires a mandatory proficiency test. Applicants who
> perform this test successfully and meet the minimum requirements for
> this position may be granted an interview.
> IMPORTANT: This is a full time (40 hr. week) position that will most
> likely last 6-9 months. April - December should be used for planning
> purposes, as our client requires a full commitment to this assignment.
> Immediate availability is preferred so training period can commence.
> Applicants who are unavailable for the complete assignment period will
> not be considered. This position is listed at $13/hr.
> Must have Bachelor's degree in English, Journalism or related field,
> or high school diploma/GED with at least four years of experience in
> technical authoring of digital avionic products.
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