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 Plant Physiologist
Do you adore potatoes and sugarbeets? If one or both are your favorite vegetables, this opening in Fargo, North Dakota might be a great fit. Working for the Agriculture Department (USDA), you’ll research, identify and characterize tuber wound healing mechanisms and physiological programs. This role operates out of USDA’s Agricultural Research Service (ARS), and it will also attempt to develop new knowledge about how these plants are seeded, grown and consumed. Click here to view this job.
2. Transportation Security Officer (TSO)
Travel is a fixture of modern life, and TSOs are the people who protect and secure air travelers and the airports and aircraft that they use. Nestled within the Homeland Security Department (DHS), this position will help keep travelers safe at Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport. Upon joining DHS’s Transportation Security Administration (TSA) component, you’ll conduct various searches and screenings to find potential dangers throughout the airport. Ultimately, your efforts will help keep protect visitors no matter where they head. Click here to view this job.
3. Banquet Captain
If you want to show thanks to the military in unique fashion, there are few opportunities like this one in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. Settling in the Shades of Green Resort on Walt Disney World property, you’ll serve people on the Army’s behalf. Once hired by the service’s Army Installation Management Command (IMCOM), you’ll schedule, run and clean up banquets. Alternatively, you’ll also bartend, cashier, run food or serve patrons as needed. Click here to view this job.
4. Dental Hygienist
If helping people smile sounds appealing, glance at this gig with the Health and Human Services Department (HHS). Working for HHS’ Indian Health Service (IHS) component, you’ll relocate to Lame Deer, Montana. Once there, you’ll serve at the Northern Cheyenne Service Unit performing everything from dental screenings to tobacco cessation counseling. Click here to view this job.
5. Deputy Chief Information Security Officer
Cybersecurity is an increasingly hot topic for governments, and the federal government’s judicial branch is no exception. Subsequently, the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts is hiring someone who will play a crucial role for its IT. The responsibilities include advocating for the resources necessary for enterprise security and advising senior management on IT security. It’s an availability that additionally boasts major management and policy needs too. Click here to view this job.
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