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Job Description:

  • 1) Researches information about words that make up language and writes and reviews definitions for publication in dictionary: Conducts or directs research to discover origin, spelling, syllabication, pronunciation, meaning, and usage of words.

  • 2) Organizes research material and writes dictionary definition.

  • 3) May study or conduct surveys to determine factors, such as frequency of use for a specific word, or word use by particular segment of population in order to select words for inclusion in dictionary.

  • 4) May perform related editorial duties.

  • 5) May select drawings or other graphic material to illustrate word meaning.

  • 6) May specialize in particular type of dictionary, such as medical, electronic, or industrial.




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DOT:   132.067-018

Job Number: 3364