Job opening: Proofreader/Keyboarder
Salary: $45 per hour
Published at: Aug 10 2023
Employment Type: Full-time
GPO employees possess an array representation of talent in many administrative fields and trades. We provide other agencies with innovative services for the printing, publishing, storage, and distribution of digital content. If you are an energetic, inventive individual looking for a challenging, yet rewarding career opportunity, GPO may be the place for you.
This position is part of the Plant Operations, Government Publishing Office in Washington, District of Columbia.
Proofreads, marks up and revises typographical, spelling, and style errors.
Manually and or electronically prepares copies for typesetting in accordance with appropriate style manuals.
Revises galley corrections and page proofs; Troubleshoots files to identify and fix errors.
Utilizes Standard Generalized Markup Language (SGML), Extensible Markup Language (XML) and associated programs to proofread and typeset government publications.
Operates video keyboard terminals to produce databases.
- U.S. Citizenship is Required.
- Selectee must pass a drug test prior to appointment.
- Males born after 12/03/59 must be registered for Selective Service.
- Selectee may be required to serve a one year probationary period
- Selectee must be able to obtain and maintain a suitability clearance.
- Physical Effort: The work is generally sedentary and involves a combination of sitting and standing.
To qualify for the Proofreader/Keyboarder, KI -4403-00, you must meet the following requirements:
To minimally qualify for the KI-4403-00 level, you must meet the requirement below: Applicants must meet Screen Out/Job Element #1: Ability to do the work of the position without more than normal supervision: Proofreading, marking up and revising typographical, spelling, style errors and operating video keyboard manuals.
Technical Practices (theoretical, precise, artistic)
Ability to Interpret Instructions, Specifications, etc. (other than blueprint reading).
Ability To Use and Maintain Tools and Equipment
Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
All qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement (08/09/2024) to be considered.
This Open Continuous announcement allows acceptance of applications through August 10, 2024, or until 300 applications have been received or all positions have been filled whichever occurs first.
The intent of this announcement is to establish a standing register of qualified candidates and refer for consideration when vacancies occur. Applications will be reviewed and referred for selection as vacancies occur within the Business Unit. The initial cut off for the referral list is
August 23, 2023.
Eligible applications received aft er that date will be referred at regular intervals or as additional vacancies occur on an as-needed basis.
ONCE ALL SELECTIONS ARE MADE, THIS ANNOUNCEMENT WILL BE CLOSED WITHOUT FURTHER NOTICE.
Applicants are encouraged to apply early in order to maximize their employment opportunities. Subsequent cut-off s will be midnight on the dates below. Applications received after these cutoff dates may be considered on future requests to fill vacancies. Your application will remain in the inventory of tentatively qualified applicants.
The announcement may be closed earlier or extended without further notice. Final application disposition will be completed once all positions have been filled or the announcement reaches the end of the open period.
Additional application cut-off dates are as follows:
November 21, 2023
February 19, 2024
May 19, 2024
August 09, 2024 (final closing date)
- Address US Government Publishing Office
732 North Capitol St. NW
Washington, DC 20401
- Name: Chauntel Moore
- Phone: 2025121308
- Email: [email protected]