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. Chief Technology Officer
The federal government has three branches, and they all need strong technology leaders. The Judicial Branch is no exception, so check out this role in Washington, D.C. if you feel qualified. Working for the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts (AO), you’ll help steer the office’s technological future. You’ll also evaluate potential tools and deliver enterprise architecture and standards to keep AO focused on its mission. Click here to view this job.
2. Chemist (Forensic Examiner)
If true crime ranks among your passions, you’ll want to see this Army gig in Fort Gillem, Georgia. Upon joining the Army’s Criminal Investigation Command (USACIDC), you’ll gather and assess information about changing crime patterns. You’ll also deal with physical evidence using chemical, photographic and other examination techniques. It’s not quite starring in a television series about solving crime, but it’s close. Click here to view this job.
3. Agricultural Economist
Every day, agriculture serves as a livelihood for millions of Americans. If you want to play a part in that phenomenon, look at this Agriculture Department (USDA) position in Kansas City, Missouri. Signing on with USDA’s Economic Research Service (ERS) component, you’ll perform research for a complex study. The study centers on the farming and food sectors, with an emphasis on commodity markets, the environment and production. If that isn’t tantalizing enough, you’ll additionally share your insights in academic and professional settings. Click here to view this job.
4. Fish Biologist
If winter has you down, this Interior Department (DOI) slot in Key West, Florida, might cheer you up. Beyond relocating to a warmer locale, you’ll also link up with DOI’s National Park Service (NPS). Once there, you’ll assist with ensuring that the conservation and management goals established for Dry Tortugas National Park (DRTO) stay on track. Your projects will involve climate change, invasive species and more, so this is an opportunity with lots of variety. Click here to view this job.
5. General Engineer (Facility Management)
If history is a passion, you’ll want to examine this Legislative Branch assignment in Washington, D.C. Once hired by the Architect of the Capitol (AOC), you’ll spend most of your time at the world-famous Capitol building. Not only will you manage the building’s utilities, you’ll also perform quality assurance and monitor its electrical and mechanical systems. Click here to view this job.
Want more of GovLoop’s USAJobs coverage? Follow along with the tag USAJobs.
Win swag! The featured image for each week’s USAJobs blog relates to one of our jobs listed – if you think you know which one it is, tweet us @GovLoop with your answer and we’ll send you a GovLoop swag pack!