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 in a blog post each week. Welcome to the latest edition of our exciting federal employment opportunities roundup!
1. Police Officer
If you want to protect and serve others during the COVID-19 pandemic, there are few better places to start than this Veterans Affairs Department (VA) opening in Reno, Nevada. Joining VA’s Veterans Health Administration (VHA), you’ll mainly patrol its facilities to assess danger, threats and potential criminal activity. Ultimately, your vigilance will help keep government employees, VA patients and volunteers and military veterans safe. Click here to view this job.
2. Lead Firefighter
Much like law officers, the coronavirus pandemic hasn’t reduced the need for firefighters. If you’re qualified for such roles, check out this opening with the Air Force at Fort Eustis, Virginia. If selected, you’ll sign on with the force’s Air Combat Command (ACC). Once there, you’ll be assigned to a major piece of firefighting equipment such as an aerial ladder truck. Your responsibilities will include crash rescues and hazardous materials containment, so this spot plays a key role in the fort’s security. Click here to view this job.
3. Patient Accounts Technician
If your attention to detail is sharp, you’ll want to see this opportunity with the Health and Human Services Department (HHS) in Wanblee, South Dakota. Signing on with HHS’s Indian Health Service (IHS) component, you’ll provide administrative support for its Third Party Reimbursement Program. After starting, you’ll review documents and verify accounting data about the program. You’ll also reconcile and recapitulate the program’s collections, billed data and manual reports. These balance assessments will happen monthly, quarterly and annually, so you should stay busy. Click here to view this job.
4. Chief Data Officer
Data is one of agencies’ most valuable resources, and the State Department (DOS) is no different. Subsequently, DOS needs someone who can make its data accessible, interoperable, actionable, and usable agencywide. The successful applicant will build data and analytics programs, and they’ll also modernize DOS’s data management and advanced analytics. Additionally, this leader aims to enhance DOS’s employee capacity for data and analytics over time. Click here to view this job.
5. Fish Biologist
If you love fish, you’ll want to hear about this gig with the Interior Department (DOI) in Elmira, Michigan. Upon signing up with DOI’s Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), you’ll help manage a hatchery along Michigan’s Jordan River. You’ll also support a diverse workforce of biologists, technicians and maintenance staff. With your team, you’ll additionally assist operations at a large, multi-species coldwater production and broodstock hatchery. Click here to view this job.
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