Job posting: Technical Information Specialist (MedlinePlus en espanol), Bethesda, MD

The following position announcements will be posted on from Thursday, October 17, 2019 to Saturday, October 26, 2019.

The position announcement is for a Technical Information Specialist GS-1412-13 position, with a salary range from $99,172 to $128,920 per year.


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This position provides leadership and direction, as well as maintenance of daily operations, for the MedlinePlus en español website. Maintains advanced knowledge of consumer health, health literacy, and electronic information delivery. Works closely with a team to plan and synchronize content between and Spanish and English versions of MedlinePlus. Coordinates contractor staff, assigning tasks and performing quality control for deliverables. Serves as the primary editor for the project’s Spanish-language social media feeds and Newsletter. Establishes and enforces translation standards and vocabulary for MedlinePlus en español. Manages other translation-related tasks and requests from inside and outside NLM, including evaluating translations from licensed content vendors and the NIH MedlinePlus Magazine.


Please contact Stephanie Morrison, Head, Health & information Products Unit in the Reference & Web Services Section, at  with questions about the position.

Links to the USAJOBS listings:

Technical Information Specialist – Bilingual – Spanish (DE)

Job Announcement Number:  NIH-NLM-DE-20-10598642

DE stands for delegated examining. Typically, candidates who are entering Federal service for the first time from the private sector will need to apply for delegated examining positions.


Technical Information Specialist – Bilingual – Spanish  (MP)

Job Announcement Number: NIH-NLM-MP-20-10599391

MP stands for merit promotion. Applicants for MP announcements must be qualified current or former federal employees.

In addition to an interesting, challenging work environment, NLM has a great location on the campus of the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland. A Metro subway station (Medical Center on the Red Line) and bus stops on the NIH campus provide access to DC, suburban Maryland, and Northern Virginia. To learn more about working at NLM see the NLM careers page.

Please share the announcement with anyone you know who made be interested.


Questions about the announcement can be directed to

David Wittenberg




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