Legal Assistant - Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation - Washington DC, DC

Summary

About the Agency

For this announcement, the number of applications will be limited to 200. The vacancy announcement will close on midnight EST of the application limit is reached or on the closing date listed, whichever comes first. All applications received on the date the application limit is reached will be accepted and processed.

Are you looking for one of the top 10 Federal agencies to work for? Well look no further, the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation is recognized as one of the top 10 millennial-friendly places to work. We ranked high on work/life balance, benefits, job security, advancement and organizational culture.

The Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (PBGC) has a distinguished and important mission in protecting America's pensions. At PBGC, you will use your skills in accounting, auditing, business, finance, law, actuarial science, or information technology and more, to protect the retirement income of nearly 40 million hardworking Americans. Our work is challenging, compelling, and important. Whatever your background or expertise, you will find your future at PBGC exceptionally rewarding because the work you perform will have a daily impact on the lives of relatives, friends and neighbors. It will be like no other career choice you have explored.

We are counting on bright, talented and dedicated individuals like you to achieve our goals. You will be both challenged and supported, so whether you are just starting out or looking for new opportunities, consider PBGC and start making a difference today!

If you are interested in a challenging career with great benefits, training, and strong growth potential, we strongly encourage you to apply for the Legal Assistant position today!

CONCURRENT ANNOUNCEMENT: THIS POSITION(S) IS ALSO BEING ADVERTISED UNDER MERIT PROMOTION PROCEDURES UNDER ANNOUNCEMENT NUMBER OGC-AD-2016-0007. IF YOU WISH TO BE CONSIDERED UNDER THAT ANNOUNCEMENT, PLEASE REVIEW TO DETERMINE IF YOU QUALIFY.

Duties

As a Legal Assistant (Office Automation) in the Office of the General Counsel, Appeals Division you will:

Answer assigned written inquiries from participants regarding their appeals.

Personally generate form letter templates to answer simple responses with software programs.

Ensure the letter accurately answers the issue(s) raised and is in the proper format, grammatically correct.

Receive and answer a variety of incoming phone calls from the public, media, and agency personnel on a range of Appeals Board related questions.

Receive, read, and control all incoming correspondence.

Prepare acknowledgment letters for all incoming requests and prepares for mailing within required time-frame.

Prepare documents with Agency approved Microsoft Office software, answer the phone, maintain organized files, enter data into the Appeals Division software program and assist staff members in putting together Board packets and other presentations.

At the lower grade level, you will receive closer supervision in the performance of the above duties.

If you are hired at a level below the full performance level, you may be promoted without further competition.

Travel Required

  • Occasional Travel
  • Travel: Less than 10%

Relocation Authorized

  • No

PURCHASING AGENT - Department Of Veterans Affairs - New York, NY

Summary

Vacancy ID: 1710940 

OUR MISSION: To fulfill President Lincoln’s promise – “To care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan” – by serving and honoring the men and women who are America’s Veterans. How would you like to become a part of a team providing compassionate care to Veterans?
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) needs employees who possess the energy, compassion, and commitment to serve those who served our Country. Whatever the job title, every position in VA will give you a chance to make a meaningful and personal contribution to the lives of truly special and deserving people - our Veterans. VA professionals feel good about their careers and their ability to balance work and home life. VA offers generous paid time off and a variety of predictable and flexible scheduling opportunities. Working for VA is one of the most emotionally satisfying and professionally rewarding ways to dedicate the best within you to your Country's service. If you are transitioning from the military or a Veteran already, we invite you to explore the benefits of continuing your career at the VA. The VA is committed to hiring Veterans.
The VA is much more than just another employer. It is an honorable, open and welcoming community of those who care. Gratitude is our motivation and service is our mission.
The VA has adopted Core Values and Characteristics that apply universally across the Department. The five Core Values define “who we are,” our culture, and how we care for Veterans, their families and other beneficiaries. The Values are Integrity, Commitment, Advocacy, Respect and Excellence (“I CARE”).
America's Veterans need you! To find out more, go to http://www.va.gov/jobs/.

Duties


Positions are located within the Network 3 Prosthetics Treatment Center, New York Healthcare Systems and are responsible for the acquisition of medical supplies, services and equipment for patients of Network 3 Prosthetics with medical hospitals located in NY, Brooklyn, St. Albans, Northport, Bronx, Montrose, Castle Point, East Orange, Lyons and numerous Community-Based Outpatient Clinics (CBOC's). Duties include but are not limited to:
Purchasing a wide variety of medical, scientific, technical, and specialized supplies, services, and equipment;
Providing assistance to examining physicians and therapists on prosthetic and prescription requests;
Providing counseling regarding eligibility and entitlement for prosthetic services;
Providing education to patients and caregivers on wheelchair assembly, usage, and care;
Assisting in the administration of various medical programs such as: optical, durable medical equipment, hearing services/aid, and orthotic services;
Reviewing complex purchasing requests for a wide variety of prosthetic and orthotic devices, medical supplies, and durable medical equipment;
Arranging follow-up examinations for patients who have received prosthetic and orthotic appliances;
Authorizing the replacement of fitted appliances and administering the prosthetic repair program;
Placing orders for patients in the Home Oxygen Therapy Program;
Maintaining records in compliance with the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO);
Reviewing and certifying vouchers/invoices for compliance to contract cost;
Entering prosthetic requests and clinic appointments into computerized systems;
Performing related duties as required.
WORK SCHEDULE: Monday thru Friday, 8:00am–4:30pm.

Travel Required

  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized

  • No

Military School Support Clerk - Department of the Army - Fort Dix, NJ

Summary

Civilian employees serve a vital role in supporting the Army mission. They provide the skills that are not readily available in the military, but crucial to support military operations. The Army integrates the talents and skills of its military and civilian members to form a Total Army.

About the Position:Located in central New Jersey, Burlington County, Fort Dix is 72 miles southwest of New York City, 34 miles northeast of Philadelphia. Fort Dix is close to the Jersey shore and also within short driving distance of a wide variety of leisure activities, cultural centers, museums, historical locations, fishing, hunting, boating, skiing, snowboarding, hiking locations, etc.
This is a Temporary appointment not to exceed 30 SEP 2016.
Who May Apply: U.S. Citizens

Duties

As a Military School Support clerk, you will provide clerical support to the Military Schools Activity with the following duties:
  • Maintain the course instruction reference library.
  • Issue courseware to students and instructors.
  • Conduct inventory of classroom equipment.
  • Assist students and instructors on log-in procedures for automated system.
  • Provide assistance with audio-visual equipment.
  • Provide housekeeping and other supplies to classroom daily.
  • Conduct periodic serviceability inspections of schoolhouse equipment, i.e. computers, facsimile machines, copiers, presentation support equipment.

Travel Required

  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized

  • No

Editorial Assistant - Department Of The Interior - Reston, VA

Summary

About the Agency

What General Information Do I Need To Know About This Position?
  • Salary: $39,311.00 (Step 01) to $51,102.00 (Step 10); NOTE: First time hires to the Federal Government are typically hired at the Step 01.
What are the Eligibility Requirements?
In order to be eligible for an appointment under the Pathways Recent Graduate Program you must meet the following requirements:
  • You must be a recent graduate who has completed, within the previous two years, an associates, bachelors, masters, professional, doctorate, vocational or technical degree or certificate from a qualifying educational institution such as an accredited technical or vocational school; a 2- or 4-year college or university; a graduate or professional school (e.g., law school, medical school); or a post-secondary home school curriculum. Note: Certificate program is defined as post-secondary education in a qualifying educational institution equal to at least one academic year of full-time study that’s part of an accredited college-level, technical, trade, vocational, or business school curriculum.
  • Veterans who were precluded from applying due to their military service obligation begin their 2-year eligibility period upon release or discharge from active duty; however, eligibility for these veterans cannot exceed 6 years from the date on which the degree or certificate was obtained. The date of release or discharge from active duty should be later than the date the degree or certificate was obtained.

Duties

As an EDITORIAL ASSISTANT within the Office of Communications and Publishing, located in Reston, VA, some of your specific duties will include:
  • Developing and managing the internal/external web presences and use social media tools to enhance communications efforts.
  • Maintaining web pages, planning events, answering inquiries, updating files, and tracking results and other data.
  • Preparing reports, posters, and information sheets containing programmatic and operational decisions that will enable USGS employees to be successful and increase their morale.
  • Drafting and developing communication plans that outline goals, objectives, timelines, milestones, and measures regarding various topics.
USGS has determined that the duties of this position are suitable for telework and the selectee may be allowed to telework with supervisor approval. The official worksite for the selectee is the duty location identified in this vacancy announcement. The selectee will typically report to this location on a regular and recurring basis.

For additional information on our internal telework policy, please reference the Department of the Interior Telework Handbook at: http://www.usgs.gov/humancapital/pb/telework.html.

Travel Required

  • Occasional Travel
  • Travel averages 1 night per month.

Relocation Authorized

  • No

Human Resources Assistant - Department Of Homeland Security - Sandston, VA

Summary

About the Agency

Securing Travel, Protecting People - At the Transportation Security Administration, you will serve in a high-stakes environment to safeguard the American way of life. In cities across the country, you would secure airports, seaports, railroads, highways, and/or public transit systems, thus protecting America's transportation infrastructure and ensuring freedom of movement for people and commerce. For additional information about our agency please: Click Here

Duties

If selected for this position, you will serve as a Human Resources (HR) Assistant for the Transportation Security Administration (TSA), Department of Homeland Security (DHS). You will apply your experience and basic knowledge of human resources policies, regulations, processes, and procedures to perform a combination of basic and routine assignments to assist managers and other employees in day-to-day operations under the direction of a manager or experienced specialist. Duties include but may not be limited to:
  • Receiving and accurately entering into appropriate personnel data base, in a timely fashion, requests for a variety of actions affecting TSA employees, such as: entry on duty, promotion, transfer, retirement, and separation.
  • Submitting Requests for Personnel Action (RPA) to fill vacant positions.
  • Preparing reports or other status documents as directed and following up to ensure actions are processed.
  • Following guidance in relevant Standard Operating Procedures for initiating Requests for Personnel Action and entering information into the workflow system.
  • Preparing personnel actions associated with the Office of Workers Compensation Program (OWCP) (e.g. termination, LWOP, light/limited duty).
  • Providing support of the Office of Human Capital on initiatives such as mass promotion, debts, schedule changes or performance awards.
  • Monitoring LWOP-US employees to ensure accurate and timely processing of return to duty or other appropriate personnel actions.
  • Contacting the service provider to obtain guidance on processing of personnel actions.

Hotel Desk Clerk - Department of the Army - Fort Benning, GA

Summary


The FMWRC mission is to create and maintain "FIRST CHOICE" MWR products and services for America's Army, essential to a ready, self-reliant force.
This position is with the Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare, and Recreation, Business Operations Division, located at Uchee Creek Camp Ground.
Flexible positions will normally be scheduled 0-40 hours per week dependent upon the needs of the organization.  There is no guaranteed number of hours for flexible positions. Schedule will include nights, weekends, and holidays.

Duties

Makes reservations for incoming guests based on room availability. Interviews incoming guests to determine room assignment. Assists clientele in the completion of required forms and registration cards. Answers questions pertaining to rules and regulations governing the assignment and use of quarters; issues room keys. Provides statement of non-availability when applicable. Posts registration information on the registration card. Orients guests concerning use of facilities and equipment, and other facilities available on post. Answers billing questions and concerns. Assists or arranges transportation. Computes charges for guests checking out, receives payments and room keys; renders receipts. At end of shift, accounts for and secures cash.

Travel Required

  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized

  • No

Transportation Security Officer - Department Of Homeland Security - Bowling Green, KY

Summary

About the Agency

Salary Information: The salary range listed above includes locality pay of 14.35%. The current starting hourly rate for this position is $15.13.

Hiring: TSA may apply a gender-specific (male or female) hiring preference to fill TSO positions in order to meet security mission and same gender pat-down job-related requirements. At airport locations where it is necessary to apply the hiring preference, candidates of the needed gender will be provided preference in the scheduling of the computer based aptitude test, airport assessments, processing and selection.

Do you desire to protect American interests and secure our Nation while building a meaningful and rewarding career? If so, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is calling. DHS components work collectively to prevent terrorism, secure borders, enforce and administer immigration laws, safeguard cyberspace and ensure resilience to disasters. The vitality and magnitude of this mission is achieved by a diverse workforce spanning hundreds of occupations. Make an impact; join DHS.

Securing Travel, Protecting People-At the Transportation Security Administration (TSA), you will serve in a high-stakes environment to safeguard the American way of life. Across the nation, you will be on the front line of the Department of Homeland Security's TSA team as they secure airports, seaports, railroads, highways, and public transit systems, thus protecting our transportation infrastructure and ensuring freedom of movement for people and commerce.

Realistic Job Preview: The Realistic Job Preview gives you an honest, objective and vivid portrait of what it means to work as a Transportation Security Officer (TSO) and provides employee testimonies about both the good and the challenging aspects of being a TSO. To view the video, please Click Here.

Duties

This position is located at Bowling Green-Warren County Regional Airport in Bowling Green, Kentucky.

Transportation Security Officers (TSOs) provide security and protection of air travelers, airports and aircraft in a courteous and professional manner. This includes:
  • Operating various screening equipment and technology to identify dangerous objects in baggage, cargo and on passengers, and preventing those objects from being transported onto aircraft.
  • Performing searches and screening, which may include physical interaction with passengers (e.g., pat-downs, search of property, etc.), conducting bag searches and lifting/carrying bags, bins, and property weighing up to 70lbs.
  • Controlling terminal entry and exit points.
  • Interacting with the public, giving directions and responding to inquiries.
  • Maintaining focus and awareness while working in a stressful environment which includes noise from alarms, machinery and people, crowd distractions, time pressure, and disruptive and angry passengers, in order to preserve the professional ability to identify and locate potentially life threatening or mass destruction devices, and to make effective decisions in both crisis and routine situations.
  • Engaging in continuous development of critical thinking skills, necessary to mitigate actual and potential security threats, by identifying, evaluating, and applying appropriate situational options and approaches. This may include application of risk-based security screening protocols that vary based on program requirements.
  • Retaining and implementing knowledge of all applicable Standard Operating Procedures, demonstrating responsible and dependable behavior, and is open to change and adapts to new information or unexpected obstacles.

Travel Required

  • Occasional Travel
  • A minimum of two (2) weeks of travel in a full-time duty status will be required to complete TSA’s New Hire training. New Hire training and travel requirements vary by duty location and may require up to six (6) weeks of full-time duty status travel. This training will occur away from the employee’s airport of record. Employees will be paid for compensable hours and reimbursed for authorized travel expenses per TSA Travel Policy. While employed with TSA, other occasional travel may be required.

Relocation Authorized

  • No

Operations Assistant - Department of the Army - Fort Benning, GA

Summary


Note to applicants: Please include name and contact information for at least two (2) professional references in your resume and/or DA Form 3433 application when applying for jobs.
The FMWRC mission is to create and maintain "FIRST CHOICE" MWR products and services for America's Army, essential to a ready, self-reliant force.


For instructions regarding submission of your application for Nonappropriated Fund (NAF) vacancy announcements, please review the "How to Apply" section of this announcement.
This position is at Fort Benning with the Directorate of Family, Morale, Welfare and Recreation; Business Operations Division; Family Entertainment Center.
Flexible positions will normally be scheduled 0-40 hours per week dependent upon the needs of the organization.  There is no set guaranteed number of hours for flexible positions.
Schedule will include nights, weekends and holidays.

Duties

Assists management with the operation of facility in accordance with established procedures. Issues, receives and controls cash receipts and change funds; verifies cash count of funds turned in by cashiers. Determines cash shortage or overages.

Assures only authorized patrons utilize the facilities. Submits daily report of operations. Assists in setting up parties according to party plan. May assist bartenders in setting up bars and/or cashier's bag. Completes Daily Activity Report. Completes fire safety checks and secures the facility.

May monitor inventories, place and receive food and beverage orders using Food track or similar software.

Performs other duties as assigned.

Travel Required

  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized

  • No