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. Meat Cutting Worker
Everyone needs to eat, and government employees are no exception. To that end, the Defense Department (DoD) is looking for a meat cutting worker to serve at one of its components in Fort Belvoir, Virginia. Working at DoD’s Defense Commissary Agency (DeCA), you’ll process cuts of meat into retail and ready to eat cuts for the commissary’s patrons. It’s a quality role for carnivores who like variety – you’ll also handle beef, pork, lamb and veal. Click here to view this job.
Want to make public servants smile? If the answer is yes, glance at this position with the Health and Human Services Department (HHS) in Kyle, South Dakota. Stationed at HHS’ Indian Health Services (IHS) component, you’ll provide quality dental care to patients with a wide variety of ages. The duties include extracting cavities and other problem teeth, administering local anesthesia and treating gum disease. Click here to view this job.
3. General Optometrist
Optometry is the field of health care treating eyes, so consider this job if you enjoy seeing everything clearly. Located in Lubbock, Texas, you’ll work for the Veterans Affairs Department (VA) at the agency’s Veterans Health Administration (VHA) component. Primarily, you’ll care for patients’ eyes and their related vision. Beyond that, you’ll also mentor your office’s physicians and technicians about appropriately examining and caring for eyes. Ultimately, your guidance will prepare them for finding and treating ocular diseases. Click here to view this job.
4. Animal Health Technician
If you love living things, try this spot in Pope County, Arkansas on for size. Joining the Agriculture Department (USDA), you’ll become part of its Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS). Once there, you’ll look for diseases and parasites in the area, primarily among livestock and poultry. Much of your efforts will take place at local farms and markets; you’ll additionally halt the spread of communicable livestock diseases in the region and beyond. Click here to view this job.
5. IT Cybersecurity Specialist
Cybersecurity is an increasingly important issue for agencies, and many of them are strengthening their IT staffs accordingly. On that note, the Interior Department (DOI) has a slot in Heyburn, Idaho that will appeal to cybersecurity talent. Setting up shop at DOI’s Bureau of Reclamation (USBR) component, you’ll ensure that all the bureau’s administrative, physical and technical IT has adequate security measures. You’ll also interpret every applicable IT law, policy and regulation to make sure your office’s systems comply with them. Perhaps most importantly, you’ll promote IT security awareness throughout the region, helping others protect their own cybersecurity. Click here to view this job.
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