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Best of USAJobs August 16

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 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. Animal Caretaker

If you love animals and scenic locations, glance at this Army opening in Oahu, Hawaii. Located at the Tripler Army Medical Center, you’ll care for various animal species by cleaning, feeding and monitoring them. Some of the animals involved are large – for example, pigs weighing up to 200 pounds – so you’ll also get some exercise. This role additionally requires cleaning, descaling and sanitizing various laboratory cages, pens and racks, so prepare for some elbow grease if you’re interested. Click here to view this job.

2. Oral Surgeon

Do you want to go a step beyond dentistry? If your answer’s yes, then check out this Veterans Affairs Department (VA) gig in North Little Rock, Arkansas. Working at VA’s Veterans Health Administration (VHA), you’ll mainly focus on handling seriously problematic teeth. After that, you’ll need the skills to administer general and local anesthetics and deep medical knowledge. The work you do additionally involves fixing facial, oral and snoring problems through surgery. Click here to view this job.

3. Metallurgist

If you’re all about making money, look up this Treasury Department (USDT) position in Philadelphia. Stationed at the U.S. Mint, you’ll help manufacture America’s various coins, medals and dies. Once there, you’ll analyze, evaluate and investigate the machines involved with coin manufacture. You’ll also conduct engineering and science studies aimed at understanding how to manufacture metals and the surrounding factors. Click here to view this job.

4. Fitness Attendant

If fitness is your thing, you need to see this spot in the Navy’s Marine Corps. Located in Havelock, North Carolina, you’ll work at the Devil Dog and Hancock Gym for the Marine Corps Community Service (MCCS). Your responsibilities will include maintaining and repairing gym equipment and ensuring the facility’s safety rules are followed. Customer service is also a factor, and you’ll be responsible for making attendees feel welcome as they work out. Click here to view this job.

5. Cybersecurity Service Provider

Cybersecurity is top of mind for agencies at every level, and nowhere is this truer than federal intelligence agencies. If that description piques your interest, click on the link to this Defense Department (DoD) slot in St. Louis. Working at DoD’s National Geospatial Intelligence Agency (NGA) component, you’ll ensure that it remains safe from cybersecurity threats. Your daily routine will include analyzing, detecting, responding and protecting NDA’s computer networks from unauthorized threats. If that wasn’t enough, you’ll also perform audit assessments of NGA’s cybersecurity. Click here to view this job.

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