STATE CLASSIFICATION JOB DESCRIPTION


Salary Group B20

Class No. 1871

TECHNICAL WRITER II

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Performs advanced (senior-level) technical writing work. Work involves coordinating the composition, organization, and editing of compiled information. May supervise the work of others. Works under limited supervision, with considerable latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.

EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED

Oversees or composes, reviews, and edits technical documents, materials, and reports.

Develops, prepares, and disseminates policies and procedures for written documents.

Consults with staff in the development of formats, graphics, and the layout of publications.

Researches and evaluates new documentation tools and methods.

Reviews edited materials and recommends revisions or changes in scope, format, and content.

Plans and schedules documentation delivery.

Coordinates with staff to obtain recommendations in the development of policies and procedures.

Assists with preparing and refining material for speeches and public presentations.

May supervise the work of others.

Performs related work as assigned.

GENERAL QUALIFICATION GUIDELINES

Experience and Education

Experience in technical writing, journalism, or communications work. Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in business administration, English, education, or a related field is generally preferred. Experience and education may be substituted for one another.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Knowledge of the techniques and methods of planning, organizing, and writing various types of materials; of research methodology; and of departmental policies, procedures, and regulations.

Skill in the use of office equipment.

Ability to conduct research; to compose, review, illustrate, and edit technical documents, materials, and reports; to communicate effectively; and to supervise the work of others.


State Auditor’s Office

Reviewed 9-1-17