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 highlights 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!
Have you always wanted to be the third Mario brother? Your pipe dream can finally come true thanks to the Department of the Navy, which is looking for someone to install, maintain, and modify plumbing systems. No word on whether there would be mushrooms and turtles involved as well. Click here to view the job.
- Plant Protection and Quarantine Specialist
This job is for the bravest of the brave, those prepared to dedicate their lives to protecting defenseless plants from the myriad biological threats they face. The Department of Agriculture is looking for someone to focus specifically on creating quarantine plans and preventing the spread of pests and diseases. Click here to view the job.
- Veterinary Medical Officer
If you want to be a veterinarian because you want to work with cute puppies, this might not be the job for you. But if you want to create comprehensive epidemiological plans to prevent disease among livestock and poultry, then you might be just the person that the Department of Agriculture is looking for. Click here to view the job.
If you want to work with things that you can’t see, this entry-level microbiologist position with the CDC might be for you. They need someone who’s a strong communicator and can prepare written reports, but is also ready to provide oversight for facilities working with dangerous toxins. Click here to view the job.
Salvador Dali. Rembrandt. Basquiat. These are some of the illustrious painters whose ranks you would be joining if you took this job with the Department of the Army. They’re looking for someone to paint aircraft and related parts, so if you’re looking to unleash your creative potential and get paid for it, this opportunity could be for you. Click here to view the job.
I see you with the “pipe dream.” Always forget the range of employment in the public sector. Looking forward to the next one of these.