Technical Editor/Communications Specialist #4816


  • US-DC-Washington
  • Writing, Plain Language/Technical
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Company Overview

GovCIO is a team of transformers–people who are passionate about transforming government I.T. We believe in making a difference by developing digital strategies and delivering the technology-related innovation that improves governmental operations each day.

But we can’t do it alone. We welcome and nurture an inclusive and diversified work culture. Because different backgrounds, experiences, abilities, and perspectives make us better decision-makers, problem solvers, and creators. We’re changing the face of I.T. – from our diverse staff to the end-products we develop. And we’re excited to expand our team. Are you ready to be a transformer?


 Support the development of written material in support of a variety of program and performance management initiatives. Provide editorial and written support for the Joint Staff’s senior leadership, to include but is not limited to CJCS, VCJCS, DJS, VDJS, Director, DOM, Office of the SJS, and Senior Enlisted Advisor to the Chairman (SEAC).  Assist with the development of Joint Staff correspondence, to include issuances, e.g., directives, manuals, guides, memorandums, etc., information memorandums, action memorandums, memorandums for the record, and executive correspondence. Edit incoming and outgoing Joint Staff information to ensure strict conformance to U.S. Government, DoD, and Joint Staff formatting, grammatical construction, punctuation, capitalization, and spelling rules.  Analyze and evaluate the documents as to intended purposes, style, manner of presentation, organization, and proposed implementation and distribution, and relevant DoD, CJCS, Joint Staff directives and instructions. 


  • Bachelor’s with 5 – 8 years (or commensurate experience) preferred majors are English, Journalism, Communications, History, or related
  • Active Top Secret Clearance


  • Must have experience providing communications support to sensitive and high-profile programs and topics, preferably with DoD.
  • Must have expert knowledge, skill, and ability to write, edit, and revise documents that are tailored for the highest levels of the U.S. Government, to include the President, Secretary and Deputy Secretary of Defense, the National Security Council, the Homeland Security Council, and Congress.
  • Excellent command of spelling, grammar, and punctuation with strong attention to detail and an eye for consistency.
  • Extensive experience using a variety of software used to prepare correspondence, to include Microsoft Office programs and services, such as PowerPoint, Word, and Excel. Demonstrated success working in fast-paced and challenging environments. 


GovCIO is a team of transformers — people who are passionate about transforming government I.T. Every day, we make a positive impact by delivering innovative IT services and solutions that improve how government agencies operate and serve our citizens.

But we can’t do it alone. We need great people to help us do great things – for our customers, our culture, and our ability to attract other great people. We are changing the face of government IT and building a workforce that fuels this missoin. Are you ready to be transformer?

GovCIO is a team of professionals who want to make a difference. And that can only happen with a diverse, happy, and cared-for team. So, we prioritize your well-being, equity for all and look for ways to make work a better place for each of us every day.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

All qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, religious affiliation, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, or disability status. EOE AA M/ F/Vet/Disabled

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