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. Nurse Manager – Primary Care
Good health is critical, so there are few better ways to give back to military veterans than jobs like this one in Fayetteville, Arkansas. Joining the Veterans Affairs Department (VA), you’ll work at its Veterans Health Administration (VHA) component. With an emphasis on patient and organizational outcomes, this role also has multiple responsibilities. Not only will you analyze your organization’s available resources for health care, you’ll also identify future risk areas for its operations. Click here to view this job.
2. Customer Advocate
Everyone wants someone on their side, and the Navy is no exception. The successful applicant for this position will relocate to Indian Head, Maryland. Once there, you’ll become part of the Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA). You’ll assist NAVSEA by helping manage its sponsors and program officers. You’ll also aid NAVSEA by negotiating cost proposals and recommending best value solutions. Click here to view this job.
3. Astronomer (Program Director)
If you love celestial phenomena, you’ll enjoy this spot at the National Science Foundation (NSF). Nestled in Alexandria, Virginia, this gig exists within NSF’s Astronomical Sciences Division (AST). If hired, you’ll support forefront research in ground-based astronomy. You’ll also boost the development of new instrumentation and next-generation facilities. AST has numerous interagency and international collaborations, so this is additionally a slot with room for networking. Click here to view this job.
4. Cloud Program Manager
Cloud computing is all the rage, and agencies nationwide are seeking people experienced in this technology. Take the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), which has a cloud-related opportunity in Washington, D.C. Linking up with CFPB’s Operations Division, you’ll become a member of its Technology and Innovation Team. You’ll lead continuous improvement and transformation of CFPB’s cloud-native services. This position also requires cybersecurity and data management skills, so it’s a good fit for anyone with an interest in technology. Click here to view this job.
5. Forester/Mathematical Statistician
For the right person, forestry and math might be the combination they never knew they needed. To that effect, the Agriculture Department (USDA) is hiring a dual-purpose role in Portland, Oregon. You’ll enlist with the Forest Service (USFS), where you’ll mainly engage with software. You’ll help design, develop document and test computer models for USFS, with an emphasis on forest measurements and vegetation models. The solutions you find will be incorporated into field-oriented software systems, making this a rare fusion of nature and technology. Click here to view this job.
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