Writing Specialist/Editor





Ladies and Gentlemen:

The United States Government, represented by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), is seeking applications for Writing Specialist/Editor position. This position is open to individuals who meet all of the following criteria of a Resident Hire:

Resident hire means a U.S. citizen who, at the time of hire as a PSC, resides in the cooperating country as:

  • a spouse or dependent of a U.S. citizen employed by a U.S. government agency or under any U.S. government-financed contract or agreement,
  • or for reasons other than for employment with a U.S. government agency,
  • or under any U.S. government-financed contract or agreement.

A U.S. citizen for purposes of this definition also includes persons who at the time of contracting are lawfully admitted permanent residents of the United States.

U.S. resident alien means a non-U.S. citizen lawfully admitted for permanent residence in the United States. Abroad means outside the United States and its territories and possessions.

Submittals shall be in accordance with the attached information at the place and time specified above. Interested Applicants must submit all the materials required by the solicitation, which includes but is not limited to: 1. A cover letter, inclusive of the candidate’s experience in the relevant field, which should address how the candidate meets each of the requirements. The cover letter should not to exceed three (3) pages; 2. A current resume/curriculum vitae (CV) and three (3) to five (5) references, who are not family members or relatives, with telephone and email contact information. The CV/resume must contain sufficient relevant information to evaluate the application in accordance with the stated evaluation criteria. Broad general statements that are vague or lacking specificity will not be considered as effectively addressing particular selection criteria. The Applicant's references must be able to provide substantive information about his/her past performance WRITING SPECIALIST/EDITOR 72016718R00007 2 and abilities. USAID/Kosovo reserves the right to obtain relevant information from previous employers concerning the Applicant's past performance and may consider such information in its evaluation; and 3. A completed and hand-signed federal form AID 302-3. Applicants are required to sign the cover letter, the resume/CV, and the certification at the end of the AID 302-3. Applications that are received without signatures will not be considered for the position (forms can be downloaded from: www.usaid.gov/forms/). To be considered for the position, a candidate must meet all of the eligibility requirements listed under Selection Factors in the solicitation. The complete application must be e-mailed to the submission address specified in the solicitation. Consideration and selection will be based on a panel evaluation of the applications in accordance with the Evaluation Criteria in the solicitation. Applicants should retain for their records copies of all enclosures which accompany their applications. All applications and the required documents must be submitted via internet as an email attachment as follows: Send complete applications to PristinaUSAIDHR@usaid.gov. Please cite the solicitation number and position title within the subject line of your email application. Any attachments provided via email shall be formatted in one single PDF document in the following order: (1) cover letter, (2) resume/CV (with references), and (3) signed AID 302-3. Any questions in response to this solicitation must be directed to: Mimoza Këpuska HR Specialist PristinaUSAIDHR@usaid.gov This solicitation does not represent a commitment on behalf of USAID and it is subject to availability of funds. The U.S. Government is not obligated to make an award or to pay for any costs associated with the preparation and submission of a proposal in response to this solicitation. USAID/Kosovo anticipates awarding one (1) contract as a result of this solicitation, subject to availability of funds.

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Monday, February 5, 2018 - 9:00am

Last updated: February 05, 2018