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Best of USAJobs August 30

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. Forester

Are trees at the top of your wish list? If you answered yes, then this forester opening in Glidden, Wisconsin might catch your fancy. Working for the Agriculture Department (USDA), you’ll be stationed in the agency’s Region 9, which is in the Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest, Great Divide Ranger District. Once there, this role’s primary purpose concerns completing the preparations to offer timber for sale. You’ll additionally serve as part of USDA’s Forest Service (USFS) component. Click here to view this job.

2. IT Specialist

Every agency needs IT personnel, and the Health and Human Services Department (HHS) is no exception. Joining HHS’ Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR), you’ll relocate to Atlanta. Upon arriving, you’ll play a key role in designing, developing and implementing ATSDR’s health data IT systems. It’s work that couldn’t be more important for ATSDR given these systems need to interface with all relevant external health databases. Click here to view this job.

3. Blind Rehabilitation Specialist (Manual Skills)

If you want to give back to America’s military personnel and veterans, this Veterans Affairs Department (VA) gig might be a perfect fit. Based in Hines, Illinois, you’ll become part of VA’s Veterans Health Administration (VHA) component. Your efforts will require lots of flexibility as you’ll tailor the patient care you provide to fit each patient’s specific needs. No matter the treatment plan, however, the care you help provide could help blind and visually impaired people rehabilitate their manual skills. Click here to view this job.

4. Lead Entomologist (Pesticide Resistance)

If you dislike insects, we recommend avoiding this spot with the Army. If that doesn’t scare you away, however, this slot in the Army’s Medical Command (MEDCOM) component is a great opportunity. Stationed at the Aberdeen Proving Ground in Aberdeen, Maryland, you’ll oversee daily operations including pesticide resistance testing activities and insectary operations. Your work will help ensure strong health among the overall Army when it comes to dealing with bugs. Click here to view this job.

5. Wildlife Biologist

If you were born to be wild, this Interior Department (DOI) opportunity in Medford, Oregon might be speaking your language. Working at DOI’s Bureau of Land Management (BLM), you’ll conduct wildlife surveys and habitat evaluations. Ultimately, your labor will help determine the environmental impact stemming from the area’s timber sales. It’s an assignment with ample time in the outdoors for someone who’s fitness-minded and loves nature. Click here to view this job.

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