Secretary (OA) - Department Of The Treasury - New York, NY

Summary

About the Agency

Chief Counsel Employees will be given first consideration. To receive first consideration Chief Counsel employees must be on the Master First Consideration List. The Master First Consideration List is for reassignments only. To apply for a promotion, Chief Counsel employees must contact Camille Schwarz at 469-801-1062 for information.

WHAT IS THE OFFICE OF CHIEF COUNSEL?
The Office of Chief Counsel, the largest tax law firm in the country, is looking for enthusiastic individuals to join our team and gain valuable experience in a legal environment. Our mission is to serve America's taxpayers fairly and with integrity by providing correct and impartial interpretation of the internal revenue laws and the highest quality legal advice and representation for the Internal Revenue Service.

The Office of Chief Counsel, IRS is looking for enthusiastic individuals to join our team and gain valuable administrative experience in a legal environment. The Office of Chief Counsel is a great place to work with an excellent benefits package and family-friendly atmosphere.

The Associate Chief Counsel (Finance and Management) supports the administrative, financial, and managerial programs of the Office of Chief Counsel and Deputy Chief Counsel on all management matters for the organization nationwide. The Field Operations function of Finance and Management is responsible for supervising and coordinating administrative, program and clerical support duties for all of Chief Counsel's field functions, located in over 50 cities nationwide.

WHAT DOES A SECRETARY DO? As a Secretary (OA), you will provide assistance to the legal staff. Your duties include receiving visitors and phone calls; receiving, opening, reviewing and distributing mail and faxes; preparing and assembling documents; establishing and maintaining files; scheduling and making travel and hotel arrangements; and composing and preparing correspondence.

Duties

The following are the duties of this position at the GS-06. You will have the opportunity to learn to perform all these duties, and will receive training to help you grow in this position.
  • Assists attorney in preparation of cases.
  • Scans documents into an electronic format and makes any corrections so that electronic version mirrors original.
  • Fully utilizes basic office software systems to prepare complex reports and documents.
  • Serves as a CASE-TR operator.
  • Receives visitors and phones calls.
  • Receives, opens, time stamps, reviews, and distributes all incoming mail and faxes. Prepares and assembles legal documents.
  • Establishes and maintains chronological legal files and documents, correspondence, and other material.
  • Schedules and makes all necessary travel arrangements.
  • Maintains attorney's calendar and establishes reminders.
  • Composes and prepares routine correspondence of a non-technical nature.
  • Additional administrative office duties may be assigned.

Travel Required

  • Occasional Travel
  • Some travel may be required

Relocation Authorized

  • No

Community Planning and Development Representative - Department Of Housing And Urban Development - Los Angeles, CA

Summary

About the Agency

This position is located in the Office of Community Planning and Development (CPD). CPD seeks to develop viable communities by promoting integrated approaches that provide decent housing, a suitable living environment, and expand economic opportunities for low and moderate-income persons. The primary means toward this end is the development of partnerships among all levels of government and the private sector, including for-profit and non-profit organizations.

Duties


The following are the duties of this position at the GS-12 . If you are selected at a lower grade level, you will have the opportunity to learn to perform all these duties, and will receive training to help you grow in this position.


  • Provide technical advice and guidance for the full range of CPD programs and new initiatives to applicants, grantees, community organizations, elected officials, citizens and others in the planning, execution and implementation of program and community development needs and initiatives.
  • Provide instruction and regulatory guidance in completing application and submission requirements, providing clear and concise interpretation of the regulatory requirements and ensure applicant/grantees have a clear understanding of the processes and procedures associated with the programs.
  • Research and make recommendations to team members or managers on policy, management, resources and procedural requirements in support of HUD programs.
  • Proactively assist in the development of a technical assistance delivery plan for assigned program areas that includes anticipated outcomes, training strategies, action plan, timelines, resources needed, measurements and other required information. Research and analyze local community-base trends, marketing strategies, approaches and best practices in improving CPD programs.
  • Participate in the delivery, development, design and improvement of new/current training or workshop used in instructing grantees on program requirements, submission procedures, program interaction, capacity building and leadership development; and increasing individual and program effectiveness.

Travel Required

  • Occasional Travel
  • Occasional travel may be required

Relocation Authorized

  • No

Physical Security Specialist - Department Of Homeland Security - Los Angeles, CA

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

This position located in the Physical Security Section of the Security Branch, Security Services and Assessments Division, Office of Law Enforcement/Federal Air Marshal Service (OLE/FAMS), Transportation Security Administration (TSA), Department of Homeland Security (DHS). If selected, you will serve as a Physical Security Specialist within the Technical Security Unit, responsible for the application of physical security measures and programs designed to safeguard personnel. Specific duties include but are not limited to:
  • Ensuring compliance with TSA's physical security requirements
  • Identifying routine and complex problems associated with the effectiveness of security related operational policies and procedures. Assisting in the review and development of general physical security policy and direction for application on an organization-wide basis.
  • Installing, modifying, maintaining and repairing complex perimeter protection systems; alarm and intrusion detection systems and devices; electronic access control systems; closed circuit television systems; locking hardware and other state of the art security systems and devices at TSA Facilities nationwide. Using basic electronic skills and troubleshooting electronic circuitry, electrified locking hardware and DC circuits as they relate to the above referenced systems. Effectively and efficiently using machines, tools, and specialized equipment; using computers and specialized computer applications to analyze and communicate information in the appropriate format.
  • Serving as a technical specialist in the nationwide deployment of HSPD-12. Using knowledge of security programs, Homeland Security Presidential Directive (HSPD-12), and activities in other components of DHS and other government agencies that impact, are impacted by, or otherwise relate to TSA security programs and operations in order to provide technical solutions, guidance, design and implementation for state of the art security systems.
  • Serving as principle technical specialist, project lead, team lead and subject matter expert for physical security and addressing more complex security issues. Assisting Section leadership in the planning and use of funding and resources. Setting and coordinating priorities for IT and physical security projects ensuring deadlines are met.

Travel Required

  • Occasional Travel
  • Some travel required.

Relocation Authorized

  • No

UTILITY SYSTEM OPERATOR - Department Of Veterans Affairs - San Diego, CA

Summary


Vacancy ID: 1857757


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


There is (1) position located in Engineering Service at the VA Medical Center in San Diego, CA. Major Duties and Responsibilities:
·Operates Cogeneration Plant and respond to Utility and in house power outages;
·Operates Boiler Plant with two high pressure natural gas fired 700 horsepower fire tube and one high pressure 25,000 pound per hour water tube heat recovery boilers and pollution systems;
·Operates Chiller plant with three 1200 ton centrifugal and one 500 ton absorption chillers and associated cooling towers for space cooling, electronic controls and variable speed drives;
·Operates Central Plant Auxiliary Systems;
·Reads gauges and meters, record readings, and make needed adjustments for HVAC systems;
·Uses pressure and temperature digital and analog gauges, transmitters and sensors;
·Documents pertinent observations and adjustments for plants using established checklists, forms, worksheets, and log books.

Work Schedule: Full Time, Monday - Friday 12:00am – 8:00am/8:00am–4:00pm/4:00pm – 12:00am; may include overtime/shift/weekend/holidays; on a rotating shift basis needing operators to work all shifts 24/7/365, including evenings, nights, weekends and holidays.

Travel Required

  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized

  • Yes
  • Recruitment/Relocation Incentive may be authorized. Details will be given at time of interview.

Management Support Assistant - Smithsonian Institution - Washington DC, DC

Summary

About the Agency

This position is located in the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC). The National Museum of African American History and Culture is the largest national museum for the study and exhibition of African American history and culture. Its primary purposes are to acquire, maintain and preserve objects which document social, cultural, political, military, technological and scientific developments in the United States related to the African American experience; to conduct scholarly research designed to make significant contributions to the body of knowledge in the field of African American history, to publish findings for both scholarly and general audiences; and to interpret historical developments through public exhibits and programs as well as digital content.

ATTENTION: Due to the large number of qualified applicants for positions of this type, this job announcement will close at 11:59 pm Eastern Time on either: (A) The closing date listed above or (B) The date that 250 applications are received; whichever occurs first. If the announcement closes on the date that 250 applications are received, all applications submitted by 11:59pm that day will be given consideration, including those in excess of 250.

We encourage applicants to apply as soon as possible to ensure their applications are submitted before the announcement closes. We will not consider applications which are late due to the announcement closing once the above number of applications is reached.

Duties

The incumbent of this position reports to the Supervisory Museum Curator of Religion and performs a variety of financial, contracting, procurement and administrative duties as needed with a large degree of independence within general guidelines and goals established by the supervisor, including:
  • obtaining office supplies and equipment; preparing and processing travel arrangements/vouchers; submitting time and attendance; preparing reports; reconciling purchase card transactions; maintaining office files and calendars, and conference set-ups using various automated systems;
  • reviewing and editing official correspondence, internal memoranda, reports, briefings slides, and other documents prepared by senior staff for correct format, grammar, spelling, and punctuation prior to submitting for signature or distribution;
  • making arrangements for conferences, briefings, and meetings; establishing locations; ensuring audio-visual equipment is available; coordinating with attendees and ensuring materials are prepared and received prior to meetings;
  • following up on commitments at meetings and summarizing meeting notes for use by appropriate management officials; and
  • entering and tracking income and expenditures; analyzing and reconciling accounts; ensuring accounting reports are received; verifying and reporting discrepancies.

Travel Required

  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized

  • No

Administrative Support Assistant - Department Of The Interior - Austin, TX

Summary

About the Agency

Position is being advertised concurrently under vacancy announcement BR-GP-OT-17-33, for current Federal employees serving under competitive service career or career-conditional appointments, former Federal employees with reinstatement eligibility, VEOA eligible veterans or persons eligible for non-competitive appointment under special appointing authorities (such as 30% disabled veterans). If you are interested in applying under both announcement numbers, you must submit application packages for each.

Reclamation is seeking an entry-level professional looking for an opportunity to capitalize on his/her expertise as an Administrative Support Assistant. You can make a difference in the West by assisting in meeting increasing water demands while protecting the environment.

Here is a great opportunity to join an organization with excellent growth potential!

LOCATION: Great Plains Region, Oklahoma-Texas Area Office, Administrative Services Group, Austin, Texas.

For living conditions go to: www.usbr.gov/gp/employment/living_conditions.pdf

Promotions to the next grade/salary level are neither guaranteed nor automatic, but based on supervisor initiation.

Additional vacancies may be filled from this vacancy announcement.

Duties

-Perform various clerical support and typing duties.

-Responsible for proper grammar, spelling, capitalization, punctuation and formatting on correspondence.

-Make arrangements necessary for travel and processes travel vouchers.

-Verify and certify time and attendance data in the electronic time keeping system.

-Track and monitor funding information for contracts and agreements.

Travel Required

  • Occasional Travel
  • Travel up to 1-2 nights per month may be required for this position.

Relocation Authorized

  • No

Administrative Support Assistant - Department of the Army - Lewis-McChord, WA

Summary


 There when you need us! Child, Youth & School Services recognizes the challenges of our Soldiers and their Families. By offering quality programs for children, youth and students, CYS supports the Army Family Covenant by reducing the conflict between mission readiness and parental responsibility.
Located in the heart of the Pacific Northwest's Puget Sound region, Joint Base Lewis-McChord (JBLM) is the Defense Department's premiere military installation in the northwest and is the most requested duty station in the Army. Fort Lewis, named after Meriwether Lewis of the Lewis and Clark expedition, is one of the largest and most modern military reservations in the United States and consists of 87,000 acres of prairie land cut from the glacier-flattened Nisqually Plain.


For instructions regarding submission of your application for Nonappropriated Fund (NAF) vacancy announcements, please review the "How to Apply" section of this announcement.
Accept this challenge and become an important team member of the Child and Youth School Services. Positions are located at various Child Development Centers, School Age Services and Middle School/Teen Centers throughout Joint Base Lewis McChord. The JBLM CYSS centers are state-of-the-art facilities accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children. The centers provide full-day child care, part-day preschool, Strong Beginnings and hourly child care for youth ages six (6) weeks old to five (5) years old; or before and after school, open recreation programs, summer and vacation camps, outdoor recreation programs and field trips/tours for children ages six (6) years old to seventeen (17) years old.

Duties

Receives children, youth, parents, and other visitors in a courteous manner. Answers telephones, takes a message or personally provides desired information. Provides customer service expected in a "First Choice" organization. Utilizes an electronic cash register system and calculator to compute and record individual transactions and to enter data into predefined categories for regulatory signed statistical reports and tracking of income data as required. Inputs data into CYMS. Provides administrative support including typing/word processing, mail preparation, copying, distribution, telephone calls, and travel orders for CYS personnel. Using office automation equipment and word processing software, prepares a variety of correspondence, memorandums, briefings and Daily Activity and other reports required for day-to-day operation. Maintains records, files, statistical data, and suspense system. Initiates Civilian Personnel actions and helps track background clearance checks. Assists in maintaining leave records, and time and attendance records. Understands and articulates policies relating to patron fees, waiting lists and program events. Coordinates vacancies and reservations for the hourly care program as required. Ensures risk management procedures (i.e., abuse prevention, identification, and reporting procedures; accident prevention, etc.) are followed. Monitors and orders office supplies and resources. Assists in facility key control. Performs other duties as assigned.

Travel Required

  • Occasional Travel
  • For training purposes and assistance

Relocation Authorized

  • No

Information Receptionist - Department Of Justice - Big Spring, TX

Summary

About the Agency

Why work for the Federal Bureau of Prisons?

You can have a meaningful career with an agency that truly values a diverse workforce. In our agency, you’ll find a diverse workforce employed from entry level jobs to senior management positions. We protect public safety by ensuring that federal offenders serve their sentences of imprisonment in facilities that are safe, humane, cost efficient, appropriately secure, and provides reentry programing to ensure their successful return to the community. Our employees at federal correctional facilities are "correctional workers first" and perform correctional work regardless of their specific occupation.

Our long-standing culture of being a close-knit family sets us apart from other agencies - at the BOP you don't just get to know your co-workers, you make life long friends.

We have many facilities located throughout the nation: 121 institutions, 6 regional offices, a headquarters, 2 staff training academies, and 26 residential reentry management offices.

In accordance with 5 U.S.C. 3307, a maximum entry age of 36 has been established for initial appointment to a position in a Bureau of Prisons institution. If you are above the maximum entry age and have prior federal law enforcement coverage, you MUST submit an SF-50 to verify prior coverage.

Qualified Preference Eligible Veterans may be exempt from meeting the maximum age of 37. Please refer to the Required Documents Section for the appropriate documentation to submit to validate veteran eligibility.

Duties

Serves as a receptionist for visitors entering the institution, provides necessary information, and arranges for contacts with appropriate departments. Processes all visitors entering the institution by checking their identification, and using a metal detector to ensure no weapons and contraband enter the institution. Stamps visitors' hands prior to their entry into the institution. During inmate visiting hours, incumbent search visitors' packages, bags, briefcases, and purses for weapons and contraband. Checks all visitors' identification upon departure from the institution to ensure against potential inmate escapes. Maintains all inmate visitor files by making folders for new inmate visiting lists and removing the files of inmates who have left the institution by routing the files back to the appropriate housing unit.

Maintains changes to visiting files on a daily basis. Operates telephone switchboard. Receives all incoming telephone calls and requests, and refers them to the appropriate department or individual for resolution.

Initiates and responds to numerous calls within the institution, ascertaining the caller’s identity before any exchange of information. Executes emergency measures given over the switchboard.

Along with all other correctional institution employees, incumbent is charged with responsibility for maintaining security of the institution. The staff correctional responsibilities precede all others required by this position and are performed on a regular and recurring basis.

Travel Required

  • Occasional Travel
  • Travel may be required for training and/or work related issues.

Relocation Authorized

  • No