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. Research Scientist (Hematology)
If blood makes you squeamish, you might want to avoid this unusual role researching the science behind it for the Army’s Medical Command (MEDCOM). Based at Fort Sam in Houston, you’ll serve in the Army’s Institute of Surgical Research (USAISR) component. Your duties will include planning and conducting experiments evaluating novel storage practices for red blood cells and platelets while exploring synthetic alternatives to both. If that isn’t cutting-edge enough, you’ll also manage the biochemical and molecular techniques for evaluating blood’s coagulation functions in its components in-vitro. Click here to view this job.
2. Nurse Practitioner – Psychiatry
A mind is a terrible thing to waste, and this role helps ensure the health of those belonging to America’s military veterans. This Veterans Affairs Department (VA) job located in Northport, New York subsequently focuses on providing clinical psychiatry services to veterans at the area’s VA Medical Center. You’ll work in the agency’s Veterans Health Administration (VHA) component, diagnosing your assigned patients. From there, you’ll evaluate their mental health before planning and providing the care that best meets their needs. Click here to view this job.
3. Information Technology Specialist
Does currency count among your favorite interests? If yes, check out this opening at the Treasury Department (USDT) in Washington, D.C. You’ll join the agency’s Bureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP), specifically its Office of the Associate Director-Chief Information Officer (CIO). Upon joining BEP’s Office of IT Operations, IT Technical Support Division, you’ll lead, oversee and administer all IT systems and services related to the currency manufacturing process there enterprisewide. Click here to view this job.
4. Mathematical Statistics
If statistics are your passion, few places may better suit you than the Labor Department (DOL). Subsequently, DOL’s Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) component has two vacancies in Washington, D.C. that might be your match. You’ll primarily assure the statistical integrity of BLS’s surveys, focusing on topics including labor market activity, working conditions and economic price changes. Ultimately, the data you analyze will highlight information about local, state and federal trends for BLS’s Office of Employment and Unemployment Statistics (OEUS). Click here to view this job.
5. Computer Scientist
If you love computers, you should see this gig for the Navy’s Fleet Forces Command (USFF) component. Heading to the Stennis Space Center in Mississippi, you’ll work in the IT department of USFF’s Naval Oceanographic Office. Your responsibilities will include leading projects for the planning, design and installation of an operational IT environment installation. You’ll also install and configure virtual server software as well. Click here to view this job.
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