USAJobs can be a great resource for those looking to enter public service for the first time or career public servants interested in finding new job opportunities. To help promote interest in the site and the thousands of jobs it has listed, GovLoop will highlight some of the more interesting opportunities available in a blog post each week. Welcome to the latest edition of our exciting federal employment opportunities roundup!
1. Medical Support Assistant – COVID-19 Staffing
The COVID-19 pandemic has dramatically changed agencies, and the Veterans Affairs Department (VA) is no exception. As the virus spreads, VA’s Veterans Health Administration (VHA) component is hiring extra personnel to help contain it. Subsequently, VHA is seeking someone for its Portland, Oregon office who will schedule patient appointments, prepare for clinic visits and related duties. If picked, you’ll also help document and process patients’ health insurance info before receiving medical treatment. Click here to view this job.
2. Construction Control Inspector
The coronavirus hasn’t just impacted health care – it’s affected other public services too. Take this Health and Human Services Department (HHS) opening in Minot, North Dakota. Working for HHS’ Indian Health Service (IHS) component, you’ll assist with project development, design and construction. The work you’ll do will help craft the Great Plains Area’s individual and community water supplies. It will also help build the region’s wastewater disposal and solid waste disposal facilities during the COVID-19 crisis. Click here to view this job.
3. Chief Information Security Officer (CISO)
CISOs are increasingly important in today’s cybersecurity landscape. For its part, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) needs a CISO for its Washington, D.C. office. If chosen, you’ll ensure all FCC’s programs and systems are protected by cybersecurity and information security policies and procedures. You’ll also perform digital forensics for the agency, and you’ll assist with planning its enterprise continuity. Ultimately, the successful applicant will conduct FCC’s IT security training and awareness too. Click here to view this job.
Do you love data? If the answer is yes, you’ll want to see this opportunity to join the Navy. Working for the Navy’s Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) component, you’ll move to the Naval Base in Newport, Rhode Island. Once there, you’ll identify business and technical trends using NAVASEA’s data. You’ll also perform statistical analysis on multiple data sources, aggregating and mining them for valuable insights. Click here to view this job.
5. Agricultural Economist
Recent events have made the economy increasingly unpredictable. Consequently, roles such as this Agriculture Department (USDA) spot in Kansas City, Missouri have new significance. Upon signing up with USDA’s Economic Research Service (ERS) component, you’ll collect, process and interpret raw data. You’ll also clean, analyze and manage large, complex datasets. Eventually, your efforts will contribute towards research for an economic study focusing on America’s farming and food sections. Click here to view this job.
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