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. Health Physicist
If radiation seems relevant to your career interests, check out this role at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). Working at the John F. Kennedy Space Center (KSC), you’ll relocate to Brevard County, Florida if hired. Once there, you’ll serve as the KSC’s technical authority on potential radiation exposure and contamination for the center’s personnel. You’ll also work with everyone from local agencies to Florida’s governor, so this is a position with a significant networking component. Click here to view this job.
2. Research Fish Biologist
If you have strong feelings about working with fish, look at this Agriculture Department (USDA) opening in Stoneville, Mississippi. Joining USDA’s Agricultural Research Services (ARS) component, you’ll become part of its Warmwater Aquaculture Research Unit. You’ll mostly deal with warm water fish, but you’ll also handle pond water quality management and aquaculture engineering. More importantly, your efforts will aim to improve the efficiency, profitability and sustainability of U.S. fish farming. Click here to view this job.
3. Information Technology Specialist
All agencies need IT, and the Health and Human Services Department (HHS) is no exception. HHS’ Administration for Children and Families (ACF) component, meanwhile, resides in Washington, D.C. ACF’s Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation (OPRE) is seeking an IT specialist who can improve its data sharing and system integrations. The successful candidate will also implement a data interoperability program with guidelines for integrating, modeling and standardizing ACF’s information. Click here to view this job.
4. Mechanical Engineer
If you love getting your hands dirty, you’ll want to see this gig with the Navy in Capodichino, Italy. Upon starting with the Navy’s Military Sealift Command (MSC), you’ll serve as a port engineer. Your labors will focus on vessels powered by diesel propulsion, gas turbine and steam, so there’s tons of variety. You’ll also collaborate with engineers and naval architects on their ship drawings, so there’s room for creativity too. Click here to view this job.
5. Human Resources Specialist (Recruitment & Placement/Classification)
If people skills are your best asset, glance at this Interior Department (DOI) gig in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Linking up with DOI’s Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA), you’ll coordinate with administrators, managers and supervisors. Your responsibilities will mainly include recruitment and placement, but classification is another important facet. You’ll also develop, modify and conduct BIA’s basic and refresher training, so this spot could potentially have an impact on its whole workforce. Click here to view this job.
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