Document Production Specialist
Westat is an employee-owned corporation providing research services to agencies of the U.S. Government, as well as businesses, foundations, and state and local governments. Westat's research, technical, and administrative staff of more than 2,000 is located at our headquarters in Rockville, Maryland, near Washington, DC.
Westat has an immediate opening for a top-notch Document Production Coordinator to work in a fast-paced team production environment.
Report and proposal production using in-house standard templates/style codes.
Format text charts, tables, and forms.
Format resumes and experience sheets.
Create, merge, and structure standard PDFs, including fillable forms.
Create and revise diagrams/flowcharts.
Create Gantt charts.
A High School diploma and some college course work with 8 plus years of administrative experience to include 1-2 years of document production experience with Microsoft office software.
Highly skilled in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Adobe Acrobat Professional.
Ability to perform a quality check on completed work, identifying and correcting issues with spelling, punctuation, and format.
Good communication and interpersonal skills.
Candidates must be detail oriented, have the ability to handle multiple tasks, and be able to work independently.
Ability to work well under time pressure and complete jobs accurately by designated deadlines.
Expert knowledge of and experience using Adobe Acrobat Professional and MS Office to structure and remediate files for Section 508 compliance.
Working knowledge using CommonLook software to validate and verify Section 508 compliance.
Working knowledge of screen reader software (e.g., JAWS, NVDA).
Westat is committed to building a diverse workforce and a culture of inclusivity, belonging and equity for all. We believe that our greatest strength draws on the different backgrounds, cultures, perspectives and experiences of our employees.
Westat offers a well-rounded and comprehensive benefits program focused on wellness and work/life balance. Eligible employees may participate in:
Employee Stock Ownership Plan
401(k) Retirement Plan
Paid Parental Leave
Employee Assistance Program
Travel Accident Insurance
Short Term Disability Insurance
Long Term Disability Insurance
Life and AD&D Insurance
Critical Illness Insurance
Supplemental Life Insurance
Flexible Spending Account
Health Savings Account
Protecting the health and safety of our employees and survey participants is a top priority for Westat. As a federal government contractor, Westat will require Westat staff, regardless of work location, to provide proof that they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 upon hire and to follow all safety protocols, subject to approved accommodations under applicable law.
Westat is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship status, genetic information, gender identity or expression, or any other protected status under applicable law.