Technical Writer/Editor - Section 508

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Technical Writer/Editor - Section 508
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Technical Writer/Editor - Section 508
Remote U.S.

@Orchard LLC is retained by a not-for-profit corporation that partners with public and private sectors to create high quality, safe, and efficient delivery of health care and human services programs. We have multiple lines of business including population health, utilization review, managed care organization quality review, and quality assurance for programs serving individuals with developmental disabilities. Our Client is also a national leader in fighting fraud, waste and abuse for large organizations across the country. In addition, our Foundation provides grant opportunities to those with programs for under-served communities.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Writes/edits reports, information and educational materials, presentations, and other communications as needed to ensure consistency 
  • Provides technical writing and editorial advice and services in the formatting and presentation of contract deliverables and corporate communications
  • Participates in peer reviews of project and organizational documentation, as required 
  • Works with technical staff to present technical information and analyses in a logical, understandable manner targeted for the diverse audiences
  • Manages and maintains corporate style guide and standards
  • Develops and researches content of articles for press releases, newsletters, annual (and other) reports, and other internally generated publications including e-media
  • Works as a member of the business development team to compose and edit professionally presented, well-written, competitive, and compliant proposals
  • Evaluating and reviewing Program Integrity group's electronic materials/documents for 508 conformance under the requirements of Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1998
  • Streamlining processes of editing documents, to include applying macros to change all documents simultaneously

Education and /or Skills and Experience Required:
  • Bachelor’s degree required (English or Journalism preferred) with a strong background in researching, writing, and concisely integrating specialized information.
  • At least 3-5 years of proven writing, editing, and publishing experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Solid understanding of compliance with the requirements of Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1998 is required.
  • Understands how to consistently cite authoritative sources.
  • Experience with Visual Basic to apply macros preferred 
  • Technical skills needed to align documents across different file types to ensure Section 508 compliance (i.e, Word to PDF)
Language Skills
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret technical procedures, review documents, or contract regulations.  
  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.  
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
Mathematical Skills
  • Ability to apply basic mathematical functions.
Reasoning Ability
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. 
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
Other Skills and Abilities
  • Coordinates and prioritizes all requests to accommodate multiple project deadlines, shifts in requirements, and peak demand periods.

Established in 2010, @Orchard has an exceptional reputation, providing staffing solutions to time-sensitive, talent scarcity issues to deliver better talent management ROI.  Our specialty lies in the critical area of program talent acquisition and resource management, not in one narrow skillset, but across many areas of technical and functional delivery. To learn more about our other exciting opportunities, visit our Jobs Page at


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