Highlight Technologies

Word Processor

Job Locations US-OH-Cincinnati

About Highlight

Know Way. Know How.

For over ten years, Highlight has provided Development and Modernization, Secure IT and Mission Solutions for our federal government customers. We know the technology; we understand the way our customers and their stakeholders work; and we know how to implement industry best practices for development and services, delivering end-to-end solutions that minimize risk and maximize results.


We’re an EOE that empowers our people—no matter their race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other protected characteristic—to fearlessly drive change.


Highlight is seeking an experienced Word Processor to support the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA). You will join a team of document specialists and technical editors providing support services to prepare, revise and finalize scientific reports and other written products.


This is a remote/telework opportunity with an on-site meeting once a week.


  • The planning and execution of layout, formatting, and typing of complicated statistical tables and equations in Word.
  • Layout of graphics in Word, and the preparation and revision of graphical elements of scientific documents (e.g., figures, charts, etc.).
  • Use of MS Word features in such as, styles, track changes, indexing, automatic generation of a table of contents, footnotes and endnotes.
  • Scientific terminology and statistical typing.
  • Equation editor in Word and PowerPoint.
  • Preparation of presentation materials like posters and slides using PowerPoint.
  • Document proofreading, bibliographic verification, file comparisons.
  • Use of Endnote reference management software in tandem with EPA’s proprietary reference database in the preparation of documents.
  • Preparing documents for on-line accessibility for disabled readers by performing Section 508 accessibility tagging and formatting.


  • Public Trust eligibility.
  • Must be highly attentive to detail and able to effectively manage difficult deadlines.
  • At least five (5) years’ professional word processing experience using recent versions of Microsoft Word, and advanced proficiency in English grammar, spelling, syllabification and punctuation of technical or unusual words.
  • Any of the following Microsoft Office Specialist certifications:
    • Microsoft Office Specialist: Word 2013 Expert, or Microsoft Office Specialist 2013 Master (Word Expert path)
    • Microsoft Office Specialist: Microsoft Word 2016 Expert, or Microsoft Office Specialist: Microsoft Office 2016 Master
    • Microsoft Office Specialist: Microsoft Word Expert (Word and Word 2019) or Microsoft Office Specialist: Expert (Office 365 and Office 2019) (both Word exams)
  • Intermediate or higher proficiency using the following software applications:
    • Microsoft Office PowerPoint, Excel, Access, and Outlook
    • Endnote
    • Adobe Acrobat Professional, and Photoshop and/or Illustrator

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s, associates, or vocational degree.
  • Graphics design experience.
  • Adobe Creative Cloud certifications for Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator.




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