MaxSys is currently looking for a Technical Writer, Senior for our Federal Client.
Secondary school diploma is required
Must provide proof of a certificate, diploma, or degree from a recognized post-secondary institution in communications, English, translation, journalism or other related fields.
Must demonstrate recent and 2 years of experience with a minimum of 5 years experience within the last 10 years in writing documents for the Web (including search engine optimization), writing and editing documents for clarity/plain language, and providing clear writing advice to clients.
Must demonstrate recent and 2 years of experience in working with style guides, for example the Canadian Style: A Guide to Writing and Editing.
The proposed resource must demonstrate recent and significant experience* in providing strategic communications advice to senior management (Director-level and above).
Demonstrate ability to convert technical documentation to consumer-friendly verbiage with the use of diagrams, images, text and best-practices (provide 2 examples of where this was accomplished work with references).
Use industry best practices, relevant experience and knowledge of the PSC current state to work in collaboration with the PSC Business Analysts to identify, document and communicate the high-level and detailed as-is and to-be business services models;
In collaboration with LL Project Director and Project Administrator – review, modify and complete existing guiding documents and/or directives by re-writing an existing draft Materiel Group Instruction (MGI) 3-2 manual on LL and write an ADM(Mat) directive and implementation directive using suitable guidance from documents already produced by the Canadian Joint Operations Command (CJOC) documents 9920-1 (CJOC J7);
Assist in developing a train-the-trainer course and material on how to use the SPLLCT developed tools and develop a feedback form/questionnaire for the participants to assess the training effectiveness.
Document helps text, user manuals, technical documentation, web page content, etc.
Determine documentation requirements and makes plans for meeting them.
Gather information concerning the features and functions provided by the developers.
Assess the audience for the documents/manuals which are required and prepare a statement of purpose and scope for each.
Develop a table of content for each document/manual and write or edit the required content.
Investigate the accuracy of the information collected by making direct use of the material being documented.
Liaise with subject matter experts and stakeholders to establish and/or clarify needs, assemble the necessary information, and review and/or approve content.
Use plain language and information design principles to structure complex information to be more consumer-friendly.
Prepare Web-appropriate adaptations of printed material, such as with language, style and format suitable for reading on a Web page. Prepare plain language summaries of complex documents or scientific reports intended principally for specialized audiences.
Prepare or coordinate the preparation of any required illustrations and diagrams.
Design the layout of the documents/manuals.
Use word-processing Word and Excel packages to produce final copy.
Language: Bilingual Fluent
Security Clearance: Secret Level
If you meet all the above requirements, please send your resume today to Katherine Spallin at:
*Please note, only qualified candidates will be contacted and the position could be filled prior to closing date. Thank you.*
|Application Deadline||January 25, 2019|
|Experience Required||5+ years|