Staff Operations and Training Officer - Department of the Army - Los Angeles, CA

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.

Becoming a Military Technician allows you to experience the best of two worlds by taking advantage of the opportunity to become a Citizen Soldier in the US Army Reserve Military Technician Program. This enables you to receive full Civil Service benefits and full Military Reserve benefits. Military Technicians are a vital link between the US Army Reserve and civil service and are one of the most important keys to combat readiness.
About the Position:
This position is located at: 79th Sustainment Support Command, 311th Expeditionary Sustainment Command in Los Angeles, California.
Description of the working environment: Work is performed in an office setting.
Who May Apply: U.S. Citizens

Duties

Developing, implementing, and appraising plans and schedules for the Division Training Program
Analyzing regulations, tactical doctrine, field manuals, and issuances pertaining to training objectives and determining training needs of the Division
Evaluating training operations through inspections or reviews of reports and issuing directives to effect improvement
Reviewing plans and evaluating training of subordinate elements
Advising the Division on training matters
Establishing and recommending priority and commitment of resources projected and available for personnel, equipment and facilities
Supervising the daily activities of a full-time staff

Travel Required

  • Occasional Travel
  • The business travel requirement is10%.

Relocation Authorized

  • No

Legal Assistant - Department Of Homeland Security - San Diego, CA

Summary


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.


This is a key position within the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). ICE utilizes the government's second largest cadre of law enforcement officers to ensure our nation's economic, transportation and infrastructure security. ICE enforces immigration and customs laws. Our talented and courageous workforce identifies criminal activities and eliminates vulnerabilities that pose a threat to our nation's borders.
ICE is the primary investigative arm of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). With more than 19,000 employees in 400 offices around the world, ICE is a key component of the DHS layered defense approach to protecting our nation. For additional information about ICE and career opportunities go to http://www.ice.gov/ .
Who May Apply
Organizational Location: This position is located in the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), Office of the Principal Legal Advisor (OPLA), Duty Location: Denver, CO, San Diego, CA.
Salary: The salary range indicated in this announcement will be adjusted to include locality payment for selected duty location. General Schedule locality pay tables may be found under Salaries & Wages, www.opm.gov.
Relocation Expenses: Relocation expenses will not be paid. Note: One or more positions may be filled using this vacancy announcement.

Duties


As a Legal Assistant assigned to Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), Office of the Principal Legal Advisor (OPLA), you will be responsible for performing a wide variety of complex support activities for a staff of attorneys involved in Immigration litigation and other law related activities. Specifically, you will:
  •  Gather and prepare information for Immigration Court proceedings;
  •  Perform basic research by reviewing, analyzing case materials, collecting related files for cases cited;
  •  Perform a variety of support functions related to tracking and managing Immigration Court dockets, preparing motions  and appeals;
  •  Research and gather data from a variety of databases to provide the most current information related to immigration  cases; and
  •  Draft non-legal memoranda and correspondence based on guidance from attorneys, paralegals, or legal specialist.

Travel Required

  • Occasional Travel
  • Travel may be required.

Relocation Authorized

  • No

Health Technician - Department Of Veterans Affairs - San Diego, CA

Summary

Vacancy ID: 1733272 

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


This position is located in Prosthetics and Sensory Service at the VA Medical Center in San Diego, CA.
MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Responds to prescriptions for Orthotic Devices.
  • Interprets consults submitted by clinicians.
  • Ensures entitlement requirements are met.
  • Assesses fit and function of orthotic devices for the feet, limbs, and spine, including but not limited to shoes, supports for the feet, ankle, knee, hip, back, neck, shoulder, elbow, wrist and hand.
  • Takes measurements of body and limb segments and adjusts sizing.
  • Fabricates orthotic or prosthetic devices using standard materials.
  • Makes entries to patient chart to record provision of orthotic devices.
  • Records stock issues and updates inventory.
  • Identifies basic anatomical landmarks and surface anatomy appropriate to the item or items assigned.
  • Recognizes signs and symptoms of skin breakdown or ulceration.
  • Performs other duties assigned as it relates to the position. 
Work Schedule: Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
DESIGNATED DRUG-TESTING POSITION: Applicants tentatively selected for VA employment in a testing designated position are subject to urinalysis to screen for illegal drug use prior to appointment. Applicants who refuse to be tested will be denied employment with VA. Applicants will not be appointed to the position if a verified positive drug test result is received.

Travel Required

  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized

  • No

Administrative Operations Assistant - Department Of The Interior - Henderson, NV

Summary

About the Agency

*Are you an Administrative professional looking for a position in the Federal workforce? *Do you have a passion for providing customer service? *Do you want to be part of an important aspect of the Federal Government, helping with exciting and groundbreaking incentives? If you answered "yes" to these questions, then this is the job for you! Come join the USGS and start doing the job you've always dreamed of!

Why Is It Great To Work For The USGS?
Embark on an exciting future! From the peaks of the highest mountains to the depths of the deepest seas, the U.S. Geological Survey has career opportunities that make a difference in both the lives of others and in the environment. Would you like to join the more than 10,000 scientists, technicians, and support staff of the USGS who are working in more than 400 locations throughout the United States? Apply today! As the Nation's largest water, earth, and biological science and civilian mapping agency, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) collects, monitors, analyzes, and provides scientific understanding about natural resource conditions, issues, and problems. The diversity of our scientific expertise enables us to carry out large-scale, multi-disciplinary investigations and provide impartial, timely, and relevant scientific information to resource managers, planners, and other customers related to: the health of our ecosystems and environment; natural hazards that threaten us; natural resources we rely on, and; the impact of climate and land-use changes. For more information about the USGS please visit http://www.usgs.gov

What General Information Do I Need To Know About This Position?
This vacancy is limited to the first 30 applications received and will close at midnight Eastern Time on the day this application limit is reached regardless of the closing date specified in this vacancy announcement. Any application received prior to midnight Eastern Time of the day the application limit is reached will be accepted and considered. You are strongly encouraged to submit all required supporting documents at the time of application should the vacancy close earlier than stated in this announcement due to the applicant limit being reached. Supporting documents will not be accepted once the vacancy announcement closes.

Salary: $36,088 (Step 01) to $46,913 (Step 10); NOTE: First time hires to the Federal Government are typically hired at the Step 01.

Duties

As an Administrative Operations Assistant within the Nevada Water Science Center, some of your specific duties will include:

Prepare requisitions and order supplies; tracks property assignment and transfers.

Perform administrative support functions to ensure successful operations at the field site.

Perform various accounting and budget functions.

Process time and attendance, and travel vouchers.

The U.S. Geological Survey has determined that the duties of this position are suitable for telework only during an emergency or natural disaster.

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.

This position is being advertised concurrently with announcement # SAC-2016-0364, open to current or former Federal employees.

Travel Required

  • Occasional Travel
  • Overnight travel of 1-2 nights per month may be required.

Relocation Authorized

  • No

Visitor Use Assistant - Department Of The Interior - Blanding, UT

Summary


Experience your America and build a fulfilling career by joining the National Park Service, as we prepare for a second century of Stewardship and Engagement.  Become a part of our mission to connect with our past and create important connections to the future by building a rich and lasting legacy for the next generation of park visitors, supporters and advocates. For more information about the National Park Service, click National Park Service.

WHO MAY BE CONSIDERED: Open to all qualified U.S. citizens. You do not have to be a current or former government employee to be considered for this position.

This announcement is being advertised under delegated examining procedures and is open to all U.S. citizens. The vacancy is also concurrently advertised under merit promotion procedures under announcement number (IMDE-16-488). Candidates who wish to be considered under both procedures MUST apply and submit complete application packages to both vacancies.

This position is permanent and career-seasonal in nature and does not provide employment on a year-round basis. You may work a minimum of 26 weeks (13 pay periods) but generally not more than 48 weeks (24 pay periods) a year. Anticipated periods of non pay status are 2 pay periods per service year.
For more information regarding the duties/area, please contact Sierra Coon at 970-562-4282 X14.  For more information regarding the application process, please contact Kara Platt at 928-608-6241.  
This announcement will close July 7, 2016 or on the day that our office receives 50 applications. 

Duties


The person selected to this position will be primarily responsible for the daily fee collection at and operation of the visitor center at Natural Bridges National Monument. S/he will be responsible for the fee-related training of lower-graded employees and volunteers. This person will also be responsible for completing regular remits of park monies, and ensuring accuracy and accountability throughout the fee operation. Additional duties and developmental opportunities (such as roving assignments, interpretive programming, and search and rescue operations) may be assigned, but will not exceed 20% of duties.
This person selected to this position will be required to work weekends, holidays, and occasional overtime.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  Standing for long period of time, walking, bending, lifting of moderately heavy items and sedentary work is required.  Mental stress and physical fatigue occur due to high volume of personal contacts and the responsibility of dealing with large amounts of money.
WORK ENVIRONMENT:  Park area may be geographically located in area of high elevation, rugged terrain, or dense populations.  High levels of vehicle noise and emissions may exist during heavy visitation periods.
AREA INFORMATION:  Natural Bridges National Monument, a high-desert environment, is located at an elevation of 6,000 feet above sea level and encompasses approximately 7,800 acres. Three massive sandstone "bridges" can be viewed within the deep, looping canyons. Human occupation in the area dates back to 7000 B.C. The nearest town is Blanding, Utah with a population of approximately 3,500. It is 45 miles from Natural Bridges National Monument. All amenities are available in Blanding including doctors, dentists, medical clinic, vet, schools (K-12), two-year college, churches, and shopping.
Natural Bridges National Monument is part of the Southeast Utah Group comprised of two parks and two national monuments: Canyonlands National Park, Arches National Park, Hovenweep National Monument, and Natural Bridges National Monument.
Government housing may be available.

Travel Required

  • Occasional Travel
  • Parkwide.

Relocation Authorized

  • Yes
  • Travel, transportation, and relocation expenses will be paid if the selectee lives outside of the local commuting area and is otherwise eligible for reimbursement of relocation expenses in accordance with the Federal Travel Regulation.

Regulatory Program Assistant - Department of the Army - Bismarck, ND

Summary


Looking for a great place to work?  The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE or "The Corps") is one of the best in America!  In the last three years alone, USACE has moved up 68 spots in the annual Best Places to Work in government rankings; ranking #111 of 320 agency subcomponents.  Also, USACE ranked #128 out of 500 employers on Forbes' "America's Best Employers" of 2015 list. From this list, the Corps ranked #10 in the government services industry, #6 in the federal government, and #8 in the engineering field. Follow this link for more information about the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
Civilian employees serve a vital role in supporting the Army mission. They provide the skills not readily available in the military, but crucial to support military operations.  The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is an innovative, transformative organization providing engineering solutions to customers worldwide. Working at the Corps as a civilian employee means making a direct contribution to war fighters and their families; supporting overseas contingency operations; developing technology and systems that save the lives of soldiers and civilians; providing disaster relief; and protecting and enhancing the environment and the national economy.


About the Position:This position is located in the North Dakota Regulatory Office for the Omaha District USACE, Operations Division, Regulatory Branch.
Who May Apply: U.S. Citizens

Duties


Provide regulatory assistance and administrative, clerical and logistical support to the State Regulatory Office. Coordinate and evaluate categories of Department of the Army permit applications, such as Nationwide and Regional permits or exemptions for activities in waters of the United States. Process a range of correspondence, documentation and reports for Regulatory actions. Prepare, review, edit, format, print, route, and mail correspondence and documents using word processing and spreadsheet software. Perform clerical support and typing duties such as scheduling, timekeeping, travel, document reproduction, and filing. Perform data entry in Regulatory Program databases.

Travel Required

  • Occasional Travel
  • Travel for Temporary Duty (TDY) will not exceed 10%

Relocation Authorized

  • No

Administrative Support Assistant - Department of the Army - Fort Wainwright, AK

Summary

About the Agency

Looking for a great place to work?  The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE or "The Corps") is one of the best in America!  In the last three years alone, USACE has moved up 68 spots in the annual Best Places to Work in government rankings; ranking #111 of 320 agency subcomponents.  Also, USACE ranked #128 out of 500 employers on Forbes' "America's Best Employers" of 2015 list. From this list, the Corps ranked #10 in the government services industry, #6 in the federal government, and #8 in the engineering field. Follow this link for more information about the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
Civilian employees serve a vital role in supporting the Army mission. They provide the skills not readily available in the military, but crucial to support military operations.  The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is an innovative, transformative organization providing engineering solutions to customers worldwide. Working at the Corps as a civilian employee means making a direct contribution to war fighters and their families; supporting overseas contingency operations; developing technology and systems that save the lives of soldiers and civilians; providing disaster relief; and protecting and enhancing the environment and the national economy.


About the Position:
The Alaska District is seeking to fill an Administrative Support Assistant position located in the Engineering and Construction Division, Alaska Area Office, Fort Wainwright, AK. An ideal candidate will have strong experience managing administrative, financial, timekeeping, training and logistics functions in a fast paced and dynamic contract administration office.
About the Location:Fairbanks Alaska is host to many different cultures; unique shopping and dining facilities as well as sporting activities such as fishing, hunting, hiking, camping, snowboarding and skiing. We have spectacular views of the Northern Lights and larger than life ice sculptures. Population is about 87,000. Winter brings consistent snow conditions from November through March. Winter temperatures average 8 degrees F to -19 degrees F; summer temperatures rise into the 70s and 80s.
Salary listed above includes applicable locality pay.
Currently, this position is authorized 5.31% Cost of Living Allowance in addition to the salary listed.
Who May Apply: U.S. Citizens

Duties


  • Serves as the primary timekeeper responsible for all timekeeping and labor distribution duties.
  • Serves as the Office Training Coordinator and as such directly assists the Supervisors and District Training Coordinator in the administration of annual requirements.
  • Handles calls, visitors and inquiries or directs to appropriate person or office.
  • Uses computer application packages to develop and/or maintain databases and spreadsheets to track information on each employee.
  • Responsible for maintaining an adequate level of office supplies and toner cartridges, independently reviewing quantity and processing orders when needed.
  • In-processes all new employees for the area office and resident offices. Briefs employees on office and COE policies and procedures.

Travel Required

  • Occasional Travel
  • Temporary Travel is required up to 5%

Relocation Authorized

  • No

IMMIGRATION SERVICES OFFICER - Department Of Homeland Security - Fairfax, VA

Summary


The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is calling on those who want to help protect American interests and secure our Nation. DHS Components work collectively to prevent terrorism; secure borders and our transportation systems; protect the President and other dignitaries; enforce and administer immigration laws; safeguard cyberspace; and ensure resilience to disasters. We achieve these vital missions through a diverse workforce spanning hundreds of occupations. Make an impact; join DHS.


U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services secures America's promise as a nation of immigrants by providing accurate and useful information to our customers, granting immigration and citizenship benefits, promoting an awareness and understanding of citizenship, and ensuring the integrity of our immigration system. Visit us at http://www.uscis.gov/.
This is a Recent Graduate position in the Pathways Program.  Selected individuals are placed in a dynamic one year developmental program in the excepted service designed to lead to a civil service career in the Federal government.  At the successful conclusion of this program, the agency may non-competitively convert individuals to a term or permanent position in the competitive service.  Conversion to a Federal competitive service position will be at the discretion of the agency and is neither guaranteed nor implied.
Every day, our Immigration Services Officers independently research, interpret and analyze an extensive spectrum of sources in order to accurately adjudicate immigration benefits and petitions. 
This position of IMMIGRATION SERVICES OFFICER (RECENT GRADUATE) starts at a salary of $35,265.00(GS-05 step 1), with promotion potential to $56,790.00 (GS-07 step 10) with a full performance level of a (GS-09 step 10, salary $69,460.00).  Apply for this exciting opportunity to become a member of the Office of Field Operations, District 07, located in Fairfax, VA within U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.
For definitions of terms found in this announcement, please click here.
This position is in the bargaining unit.
This position is not considered "essential" for purposes of reporting to work when the facility might otherwise be closed.
USCIS may fill one or more positions using this vacancy.

Duties


As a participant in the Pathways Recent Graduates Program, you will receive both formal and on-the-job training to develop the required knowledge and skill to successfully perform the duties of the position.  Those duties will include:
As an Immigration Services Officer, you will: 
  • Research and interpret an extensive spectrum of sources including: immigration laws and regulations, operating instructions, legislative history, precedent decisions, state and local laws, international treaties and other legal references in order to follow the correct course of action. 
  • Process immigration applications and petitions using available electronic systems to verify numerous established data points. 
  • Provide direct and continuing assistance to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) personnel, and officials of other Federal agencies, in identifying individuals who pose a threat to national security and public safety.
  • Interview applicants and petitioners to elicit statements in order to assess credibility to determine the applicant's eligibility for specific benefits sought.
  • Answer general and case-specific immigration questions at USCIS information rooms—which are open to the public.

Travel Required

  • Occasional Travel
  • OCCASIONAL TRAVEL IS REQUIRED

Relocation Authorized

  • No