Procurement Assistant - Judicial Branch - Washington DC, DC

Summary

About the Agency

This is a full-time position with the Marshal's Office of the Supreme Court of the United States in Washington, D.C.

Closing Date: Tuesday, 08/01/2017, 11:59 PM EST

Duties

One-year temporary appointment with possible extension. Performs clerical and technical work that supports the procurement program and operation (includes processing requisitions, purchase, travel and delivery orders, and other procurement obligations). Clerical duties include maintaining procurement files, resolving a variety of shipment, payment or other discrepancies, preparation of procurement documents (including making copies, scanning documents and faxing). Verifies information contained in documents. Utilizes purchasing procedures in accordance with applicable regulations. Contacts and meets with suppliers for the purpose of arranging or making spot purchases. Places orders against mandatory government sources. Consults with Court officials to solve operations or service related problems.

Supervisory Status

No

Promotion Potential

8

Travel Required

  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized

  • No

Who May Apply

This job is open to…

United States Citizens Questions? This job is open to 1 group.

Drug and Alcohol Compliance and Enforcement Inspector - Department of Transportation - Hawthorne, CA

Summary

About the Agency

Business Component:
Associate Administrator for Aviation Safety, Office of Aerospace Medicine, Drug Abatement Division, Western Compliance and Enforcement Center (AAM-850)

Duties


The incumbent serves as a Drug and Alcohol Compliance and Enforcement Inspector in the Office of Aerospace Medicine’s Drug Abatement Division located in Hawthorne, CA. He/She will apply basic knowledge and conduct comprehensive compliance and enforcement investigations and inspections throughout the United States and it's territories to determine industry compliance with the drug and alcohol testing regulations. Prepare comprehensive reports on findings and identifies corrective action(s) required to resolve the drug and alcohol testing violation detected.
.Establishes and maintains liaison with Flight Standards and Civil Aviation Security and when required, law enforcement officials to assure compliance and enforcement of drug and alcohol regulations.
Physical Demands: Work is primarily sedentary and performed in an office setting and at field sites of regulated parties. Such field visits may require the incumbent to walk through hangers and workshops. Incumbent will also be required to carry a laptop computer and/or a printer which may weigh up to 20 pounds.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT: - Travel of more than 50% is required. Potential applicants must also be able to obtain and retain a Government contractor-issued travel card to be used for official business as a condition of employment. Those employees who enter on board and find that they are unable to obtain a card based on their credit history or who do not retain their card during employment may be subject to removal from the Federal service.

Supervisory Status

No

Relocation Authorized

  • No

Who May Apply

This job is open to…

U.S. Citizens - All Sources Questions? This job is open to 1 group.

CONTRACT SPECIALIST - Department of the Navy - 4 cities

Summary

The Navy and Marine Corps team offers innovative, exciting and meaningful work linking military and civilian talents to achieve our mission and safeguard our freedoms. Department of the Navy provides competitive salaries, comprehensive benefits, and extensive professional development and training. From pipefitters to accountants, scientists to engineers, doctors to nurses-the careers and opportunities to make a difference are endless. Civilian careers-where purpose and patriotism unite!

THIS IS AN EXPEDITED HIRING AUTHORITY ANNOUNCEMENT.  The Duncan Hunter National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) FY 2009 provides that the Secretary of Defense can designate acquisition positions as shortage positions and recruit and appoint highly qualified persons to these positions.  This announcement is open to accept resumes from candidates interested in helping the Department of the Navy meet our mission requirements for the acquisition of systems, equipment and facilities.
This is a public notice announcement; under this recruitment procedure, each location/installation identified in this public notice will make selections for vacancies as they occur.  There may or may not be actual/projected vacancies at the time you submit your application.  Please read this Public notice in it entirety prior to submitting your application for consideration.  NOTE:  Notices of Results (NORs) will not be sent to applicant who apply to this announcement.

Multiple Positions may be filled through this announcement throughout the open period.
Vacancies from this announcement may be filled the following grade levels:  GS-09, GS-11, GS-12, GS-13. 
This announcement may be used to fill positions in other equivalent pay systems such as Acquisition Demo (i.e. NH, NJ, NK) or Warfare Demo (i.e. ND, NT, NG).

Positions may be filled as permanent or term with a full-time or part-time work schedule.

Pay will vary by geographic location.

Individuals selected for a career-conditional position will be removed from the inventory for positions in the same grade, series and promotion potential from which they were selected.  Applicants rated ineligible need to reapply for further consideration.

Applicants rated ineligible must reapply for future consideration.

Duties


As a Contracts Specialist your duties will vary based on Position Description and Grade Level.

Supervisory Status

No

Promotion Potential

13

Travel Required

  • Occasional Travel
  • Travel is dependent upon position description and availability of funding.

Relocation Authorized

  • Yes
  • Relocation expenses i.e. PCS or relocation incentives as described in 5 USC 5753 may be authorized in accordance with applicable travel regulations, command policy and available command funding.

Who May Apply

This job is open to…

United States Citizens Questions? This job is open to 1 group.

Program Support Specialist - Department of the Army - Fort Hamilton, NY

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:

The Military Entrance Processing Station (MEPS) is a relatively small organization with a mission critical to our national defense. Our job is to process applicants for all five services into the armed forces. The job is both challenging and rewarding. For most new military service members, processing through the MEPS is the first real exposure to a military operation. For that reason, we seek customer-oriented employees with a desire to serve their country in a meaningful way.

The Fort Hamilton MEPS is one of a network of 65 MEPS located nationwide and in Puerto Rico. A separate Department of Defense (DoD) agency, USMEPCOM is comprised of two geographical sectors and staffed with personnel from all military services. The mission of USMEPCOM and the Fort Hamilton MEPS is to process individuals for enlistment or induction into the armed services, based on DoD-approved peacetime and mobilization standards.

Three primary areas are considered in determining an applicant's qualifications for enlistment:
  • Aptitude for military service
  • Physical qualification
  • Background evaluation screening


Who May Apply: US Citizens

NOTE: This is a TERM position with the initial appointment for 2 years, but the Activity has the option to extend up to 6 years.

Duties

The incumbent serves as a Program Support Specialist at the battalion level located in the United States Military Entrance Processing Command (USMEPCOM). Incumbent's primary responsibilities include oversight and management of battalion programs such as Command Supply Discipline Program (CSDP), Financial Liability Investigation of Property Loss (FLIPL), Defense Travel System (DTS), Government Travel Card (GTC), Government Purchase Card (GPC), and Budget Planning and Execution. Provides support to subordinate Military Entrance Processing Stations (MEPS) in the areas of Facilities Management, Inter-Service Support Agreements (ISSAs), and GSA Vehicle Management. Serves as liaison between the battalion and sector on logistics matters. Specifically, you will:
  • Manage the overall property book, placing special emphasis on supply accountability
  • Ensure inventories are accomplished in a timely manner and properly reported
  • Conduct annual supply program inspections of subordinate stations
  • Compile and review monthly vehicle reports
  • Serve as Point Of Contact (POC) for safety and occupational health compliance
  • Review budget execution and midyear reviews of operating budget
  • Serve as primary POC for the automated travel system (DTS)
  • Serve as technical authority for implementation of regulations, policies and directives related to credit cards

Supervisory Status

No

Travel Required

  • Occasional Travel
  • You may be expected to travel for this position.

Relocation Authorized

  • No

Who May Apply

This job is open to…

US Citizens Questions? This job is open to 1 group.

Laborer - Legislative Branch - Washington DC, DC

Summary

About the Agency

The mission of the Architect of the Capitol (AOC) is to serve Congress and the Supreme Court, preserve America's Capitol and inspire memorable experiences. Under the leadership of Stephen T. Ayers, FAIA, LEED AP, the roles and responsibilities of the Architect of the Capitol cover an expansive and diverse portfolio. The AOC is responsible for the maintenance, operation, development and preservation of 17.4 million square feet of buildings and more than 553 acres of land throughout Capitol Hill. The AOC provides a welcoming and educational environment for millions of visitors through the U.S. Capitol Visitor Center and the US Botanic Garden. The AOC also provides professional expertise on the preservation of architectural and artistic elements entrusted to its care. Learn more at www.aoc.gov.

CORE VALUES:
The AOC prides itself on its Core Values of Teamwork, Integrity, Pride and Professionalism.

The PROFESSIONALISM and INTEGRITY of each AOC employee demonstrates our dedication to providing quality services and our commitments to holding ourselves to the highest standards.

We recognize that we do our best work through TEAMWORK, each of us lending our individual strengths and talents to the greater goal of the entire team. We respect each other and rely on each other in our efforts to make the AOC a center of excellence.

We take PRIDE in what we do and in the honor of serving Congress, the Supreme Court, and the American people each and every day.

Duties

TOUR OF DUTY: Monday - Friday 9:30 p.m. - 6:00 a.m.
This is a night position with the Senate Office Buildings.
The individual selected for this position will:
- Load and unload trucks, equipment and supplies by hand or with various moving devices such as dollies and/or hand trucks.
- Assist with moving and arranging chairs, tables and office furniture or equipment to setup facilities for meetings, conferences, events, etc.
- Use, maintain and operate powered floor machines and hand tools such as vacuums, brooms, buffers, mops and squeegees for the cleaning and general maintenance of floors, walls, carpets and furniture to perform laborer and cleaning duties.
- Empty wastebaskets, collect and dispose of refuse. Sweep, mop and wax floors; wash walls and windows, dust and perform other cleaning duties.
- Collect, handle and move recyclable's, such as metals, glass, wood, bottles, paper or plastics into appropriate containers for recycling.

Supervisory Status

No

Promotion Potential

04

Travel Required

  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized

  • No

Who May Apply

This job is open to…

***This position is covered under the Architect of the Capitol Veterans Preference Policy; therefore, consideration is restricted to preference eligible Veterans as long as there is an available qualified preference eligible Veteran applicant. If a preference eligible Veteran is not available, consideration will be given to any qualified non-Veterans who apply.***


***Applicants must be U.S. Citizens*** Questions? This job is open to 3 groups.

Health Science Specialist - Department of Veterans Affairs - New York, NY

Summary

About the Agency

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!

Duties

NOTE: This is a part-time position (20 hours/week). The salary listed represents full-time employment and will be pro-rated based on the actual number of hours worked each pay-period. Likewise, benefits and time-off accrual will also be prorated and based on your part-time work schedule.
NOTE: This is a TERM appointment (not-to-exceed September 30, 2018). Term appointments are non-status, nonpermanent appointments of limited duration (more than 1 year but not more than 4). Term employees are eligible to earn leave and generally have the same benefits as permanent employees including health and life insurance, within-grade increases and Federal Employees Retirement System and Thrift Savings Plan coverage. Term appointments may be extended without further competition (up to a 4 year maximum). The appointment to a Term position does not confer eligibility for promotion or reassignment to other positions or the ability to be non-competitively converted to permanent employment.
The Health Science Specialist - Research Assistant will be working primarily on the study entitled "Family Telemental Health Intervention for Veterans with Dementia located at the Veterans Health Administration in New York, NY. Major duties include:
  • Ensure data integrity and fidelity by instructing and supervising participant completion of study measures according to the study protocol;
  • Compile, tabulate, and summarize data obtained during the project and provide input in development of reports. Data will be obtained from semi-structured interviews conducted by the Health Science Specialist after participants complete study tasks;
  • Assist in conducting data management functions relevant to the intervention for the life of the study;
  • Conduct systematic, ongoing data and performance monitoring that includes completeness, data accuracy, data entry timeliness, and query resolution. Data management responsibilities will include completing/developing standard reports and additional reports to meet the needs of the intervention;
  • Conduct literature reviews to inform the study protocol or presentations and publications;
  • Assist in writing sections of or preparing figures for publications and presentations; and perform regular maintenance on the study database;
  • Serve as the primary point of contact with study participants;
  • Conduct phone calls with potential participants to assess eligibility according to inclusion and exclusion criteria that are specified in the protocol;
  • Prepare and submit initial applications, continuing reviews, and amendments to the Institutional Review Board for the Principal Investigator's active (Family Tele mental Health Intervention for Veterans with Dementia) and future studies;
  • Participate in professional development training, and will maintain a current knowledge of new developments in the field by reading professional literature;
  • Provide project-related education, presentations, advertising, etc. to the community at the healthcare system; and
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
Work Schedule: Part-time 20 hours per week. Compressed/Flexible
Recruitment & Relocation Incentives: Not authorized
Financial Disclosure Report: Not Required

Supervisory Status

No

Travel Required

  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized

  • No

Who May Apply

This job is open to…

United States Citizens Questions? This job is open to 1 group.

Supply Technician - Department of Defense - Silver Spring, MD

Summary


The Defense Health Agency, National Capital Region Medical Directorate (NCR-MD) is the future of Military Medicine- a partnership in World Class Medical Healthcare. The Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, the National Intrepid Center of Excellence (NICoE), Fort Belvoir Community Hospital, Dilorenzo Clinic and the Joint Pathology Center, provide world class medical services to the nation's service members and their families.

About the Position:
This position is located within the Department of Logistics and Facility at the Joint Pathology Center (JPC), Silver Spring, MD. Responsible for performing a wide range of systematized supply operations to include maintaining records, inventory, storage, micro-purchase acquisition procedures, and receipt control processes, as well as performing supply operations for material, equipment, and transportation, keeping detailed records of all transactions for audit and inspection purposes.

The majority of the work is in an office setting, however, the work requires physical exertion such as long periods of standing, recurring bending, crouching, stooping, stretching, reaching, or similar activities, as well as scaling small ladders. May be required to lift up to 50 pounds.

The work environment involves moderate risks or discomforts that require special safety precautions such as working around moving equipment, carts, or machines, and/or exposure to contagious diseases or irritant chemicals. Employees may be required to use protective clothing or gear such as masks, gowns, coats, boots, goggles, gloves, or shields.

Possession of a current, valid state driver's license is preferred.

Who May Apply: US Citizens

Duties

As a Supply Technician, you will conduct physical inventories and adjust and/or maintain inventory, stock, or property records. Search catalogs, records, and other automated data sources to obtain or correct manufacture part number or to find authorized substitutes for the required materiel request. Manage ordering and receipt process. Use a variety of electronic data processing systems, acquisition systems, financial systems, and personnel verification systems to perform daily supply operations. Serve as a Purchase Card holder to conduct procurement requirements below the micro-purchase threshold for supplies and services. Maintain accounting and reporting systems for non-expendable property and perform standardized property management control processes. Perform procurement functions in accordance with laws and regulations as established in Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR), Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS), and all other established regulations. Contact customers, supply organizations, transportation units, and others to obtain material status information. Follow up on urgent requirements and serve as expediter for delivery of material to the customer.

Supervisory Status

No

Travel Required

  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized

  • No

Who May Apply

This job is open to…

US Citizens Questions? This job is open to 1 group.

INFORMATION SECURITY SPECIALIST - Department of the Navy - San Diego, CA

Summary

About the Agency

The selectee for this position will serve as an Information Security Specialist in the Security Department located at Naval Computer and Telecommunications Station of NAVCOMTELSTA SAN DIEGO.

Duties

The successful selectee will perform the following duties:
  • Reports, prepares, registers, classifies, processes, receives and transmits electronic key and information.
  • Prepares accurate electronic key order information and reports.
  • Assigns, modifies and removes User Representative Privileges.
  • Handles and safeguards Electronic Key Management System (EKMS) hardware and software.

Supervisory Status

No

Travel Required

  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized

  • No

Who May Apply

This job is open to…

United States Citizens Questions? This job is open to 1 group.

Prosthetics Clerk - Department of Veterans Affairs - Birmingham, AL

Summary


Vacancy Identification Number (VIN) 1987938
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?
Please read the entire announcement to ensure you submit all the required documents.
NOTE:   If you apply for this position electronically (On-Line), you do not need to apply manually using the OPM Form 1203-FX (OPM-Occupational Questionnaire).  If you complete and fax the OPM Form 1203-FX to the designated fax number listed in this vacancy announcement, It will override your previous application you have already submitted electronically (On-Line).  Therefore, please apply for this position using one method only (i.e., apply electronically [On-Line] or apply manually using the OPM Form 1203-FX).  If you apply using both the electronic (On-Line) and manual (OPM FORM 1203-FX) methods, it will result in a duplicate processing error and you may lose consideration for this position.


The Birmingham Veterans Affairs Medical Center (BVAMC) is an integral part of the Medical community that provides acute, tertiary, medical, and surgical care to Veterans of Alabama.  The Medical Center provides care to a veteran population of 420,000 in Alabama and treats approximately 57,000 unique veterans annually.  The medical center serves as a referral center for this area with 138 operating beds with care provided in almost all medical and surgical specialties and subspecialties. Birmingham, AL is located in the heart of the Southeastern United States and is a progressive center for medical research, banking, music, technology, art, engineering, and higher education.  For more information on the Department of Veterans Affairs, go to http://www.vacareers.va.gov/.
The Department of Veterans Affairs provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities.  If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify this facility's Human Resources Management Office at (205) 933-8101 ext. 4597.  The decision on the type of reasonable accommodation to be granted will be made on a case-by-case basis.
Special Employment Consideration: VA encourages persons with disabilities to apply, including those eligible for hiring under 5 CFR 213.3102(u), Schedule A, Appointment of persons with disabilities [i.e., intellectual disabilities, severe physical disabilities, or psychiatric disabilities], and/or Disabled veterans with a compensable service-connected disability of 30% or more.  Contact the Agency Contact on the last page of the JOA for information on how to apply under this appointment authority via the Selective Placement Coordinator.
For more information on the "Who may apply" eligibility requirements, please refer to the OHRM Status Candidates and Other Candidate Definitions document.

Duties


The selectee is a member of the Prosthetic and Sensory Aids Service Line of Veterans Integrated Services Network 7 (VISN 7). The selectee will be responsible for, but not limited to, performing the following duties:
· Provides customer service by assisting Purchasing Agents in processing of prosthetic requests and prescriptions for items, services, and durable medical equipment from physicians, therapists, medical center personnel, patients or their representatives
· Interviews veterans reporting to the service and receives phone calls from beneficiaries
· Advises the patient, family member or other representative on equipment safety and maintenance
· Receives and reviews prosthetic requests for completeness
· Examines clinical health records folders to determine legal eligibility and medical entitlement for prosthetic items and services based on adopted criteria and advises veteran of the same
·  Operates the PSAS software package to maintain a detailed and accurate accounting of all actions taken for veterans and documents their records showing items or services provided
· Assists in the collection of data and preparation of reports generated by the Prosthetic Software package
· Reviews reports and researches errors or conflicting information in procurement documentation
· Provides support for the word processing, typing, proofreading, copying, and filing contract documents in contract files and distribution of reports and various correspondence
· Issues items from stock and initiates purchase orders to replenish stock items when needed
· Assists with archiving procurement files, packaging, marking, labeling, and transfer of records and procurement files to archives/record retention center and assists with retrieval of files from archives for analysis and research or data requests
· Serves as Purchase Cardholder to procure supplies or services under the Micro Purchase threshold
· Serves as primary timekeeper for PSAS - responsible for properly entering time, on a daily basis, into the timekeeper's module in VISTA
Work Schedule:  Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Position Description Title/PD#: Prosthetic Clerk GS-5 PD#01579A; Prosthetic Clerk GS-6 PD#01437A
Promotion Potential: The selectee may be promoted to the full performance level without further competition when all regulatory, qualification, and performance requirements are met.  Selection at a lower grade level does not guarantee promotion to the full performance level.

Supervisory Status

No

Promotion Potential

06

Travel Required

  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized

  • No

Who May Apply

This job is open to…

Permanent Birmingham VAMC and CBOC employees, Permanent Canteen Service(VCS) employees who have completed 90 days of continuous service in the VCS, and all permanent IT employees who are assigned to the Office of Information and Technology(OI&T). Questions? This job is open to 1 group.