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Best of USAJobs September 27

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. American Indian Liaison

If diplomacy is one of your passions, check out this role as an American Indian liaison for the Agriculture Department (USDA) in Fort Washakie, Wyoming. Working for USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), you’ll serve as a major point of contact between the service and the area’s Native American tribes. The relationships you’ll help balance will help establish partnerships between both parties. Ultimately, it’s work that will assist the NRCS’s conversation efforts on tribal lands. Click here to view this job.

2. Community Planner

Communities are built from the ground up, a phenomenon this Army role will let you experience every step of the process. Serving with the Army’s Corps of Engineers (USACE), you’ll relocate to Chicago if selected for this role. Once there, you’ll assist with formulating potential alternative water resources in the region. You’ll also lend a hand measuring the engineering, environmental and socio-economic impacts of any community plans. Finally, you’ll aid the Army’s coordination with parties interested in the community outside the federal government. Click here to view this job.

3. Nurse (Labor & Delivery)

This Air Force opening at Eglin Air Force Base (AFB) in Florida is a great fit for people who believe life is a miracle. Upon joining the Air Force’s Materiel Command (AFMC), you’ll primarily provide comprehensive, highly specialized nursing care to pregnancy patients. The work you’ll do will involve mixing and administering prescribed medications; it will also involve engaging with patients, their families and their loved ones. Overall, your efforts could make a real difference during labor and delivery for scores of patients. Click here to view this job.

4. Fire Management Officer

Fires have been a major issue on the West Coast in recent years, and this role with the Interior Department (DOI) could see you right on the frontlines of the issue. After relocating to Ukiah, California, you’ll post up with DOI’s Bureau of Land Management (BLM) component. Besides fighting wildfires, you’ll also manage fuel resources and report on BLM’s budget. It’s a gig that’s well-suited for nature lovers: the successful applicant will often work in rough, uneven terrain during all kinds of weather. Click here to view this job.

5. Chemist (Color Science)

Are you visually-minded? If the answer is yes, you may want to see this spot at the Defense Department (DoD) in Philadelphia. Once assigned to DoD’s Defense Logistics Agency (DLA), you’ll specialize in color science for visual and instrumental evaluation. You’ll also evaluate shades on textile fabrics using both visual exams and specialized computer tools. If that isn’t enough, you’ll test how accelerated weathering, bleaching, fading and other changes impact colors. Click here to view this job.

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