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Best of USAJobs January 3

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. Director, Satellite Ground Services

If you’re fascinated by satellites, you need to see this opening at the Commerce Department (DOC) in Silver Spring, Maryland. You’ll join DOC’s National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), working in its Office of Satellite and Ground Services (OSGS) component. Once there, you’ll provide planning for OSGS’s overall satellite systems and make sure they’re properly integrated. Ultimately, your efforts will help produce global environmental data that can assist with protecting America’s economy, security and quality of life. Click here to view this job.

2. Senior Forensic Auditor

If you love digging through details, this spot at the Defense Department (DoD) might catch your fancy. Upon joining DoD’s Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA), your position will be based in Washington, D.C. This role requires experience with data mining tools, and the information research strategies you create using them will impact DIA’s overall operations. Knowledge of the federal acquisition system and its procurement process is also a plus, so if you fit the bill, give this a glance. Click here to view this job.

3. Chief Information Security Officer

Chief information security officers (CISOs) are all the rage at federal agencies, and the Health and Human Services Department (HHS) is no exception. HHS’s Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has a vacancy at its Atlanta headquarters that might catch your eye if cybersecurity is your passion. If you’d value developing, implementing and monitoring a comprehensive cybersecurity strategy across CDC’s organizational units, this is the spot for you. Given CDC works to respond to, contain and eliminate disease, its cybersecurity is of the utmost importance to public health. Click here to view this job.

4. Fish Biologist (Assistant Hatchery Manager)

Explore the miracle of life with this Interior Department (DOI) position. Joining DOI’s Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) in Neah Bay, Washington, you’ll play your part in operating the Makah National Fish Hatchery. Not only will you provide biological expertise, but you’ll also monitor the region’s current and future aquatic stocks. This gig additionally involves direct engagement with the area’s Native American tribes. Click here to view this job.

5. Civil Engineer (Highway)

If you love the open road, you’ll want to take a look at this job working for the Transportation Department (DOT) in Lakewood, Colorado. Nestled within DOT’s Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), you’ll deal with such highway concerns as construction, design, surveying and more. Your labors will also involve inspecting highway project quality, so this is a position concerned with safety, regulations and contractual obligations. Click here to view this job.

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