Administrative and Mission Support Associate - Legislative Branch - Washington DC, DC

Summary

About the Agency

This position is located in the Applied Research and Methods (ARM) Team. The ARM Team consists of several Centers which collectively offer expertise in many areas including cost analysis, engagement design, economics, data analysis, evaluation, science, statistics, surveys, technology, engineering, and IT security. In addition to the Centers, GAO Technical Chiefs provide expertise in economics, technology, actuarial science, accounting, and cutting-edge science. ARM’s mission is to provide timely and objective support to GAO teams and, where appropriate, write our own GAO reports. The CSTE helps teams with engagements on system acquisition, contractor evaluation and cost estimation, systems development and reengineering, investment and technology management, and computer security and vulnerability assessment, as well as counterterrorism analysis, including weapons detection and disaster preparedness. CSTE also identifies best practices in the private and public sectors and uses them as criteria for GAO’s work.

Duties


The ARM team is seeking an experienced individual to serve as an Administrative and Mission Support Associate; responsible for providing programmatic and administrative support on all matters associated with the programs, activities and operations of the Center for Science, Technology, and Engineering (CSTE). Specifically, the incumbent:


• Engages in business analytics to maintain and track workflow and engagement support and management systems, including specialized engagements where the Center is the programming team.

• Maintains knowledge of matters, activities and initiatives within the purview of the CSTE. Supports the work of Center by assisting in the conduct of research, developing written reports or presentations, and gathering and validating information.

• Serves as the focal point for receiving a variety of requests from Congressional staff and Congressional committees. Gathers background information and provides senior staff with material needed to respond to requests. Makes suggestions on appropriate sources to obtain additional information.

• Maintains administrative support initiatives and tools that will facilitate and enhance efficiency and effectiveness of ARM administrative operations and management functions. This includes providing support in a variety of areas including human capital, budgeting, procurement, travel, training, contracting and/or security; and support with administrative systems (e.g. project tracking, human capital and congressional contact systems).

• Maintains calendars for CSTE Directors and Technical Chiefs, which involves coordinating their schedules with those of subordinate staff and other GAO senior officials; and managing conflicts in schedules. Arranges for meetings and conferences, informing participants of time, place and topics to be discussed, including major events such as Comptroller General forums or roundtables and ARM or Chief-led expert meetings in support of GAO’s engagements and best practice guides. Collects and consolidates briefing materials and pre-meeting reports to ensure that staff members are prepared for meetings.

• Serves as administrative point of contact and liaison between CSTE, and other staff within GAO teams and offices for inquires and communications. Receives and screens incoming calls and greets visitors including high-ranking officials, congressional staff, the media, experts, and the general public. Determines the identity of callers and the nature of business. Uses discretion and judgment in handing calls or referring requests to appropriate staff members.

• Prepares and reviews a variety of correspondence, reports and other written products including letters, memoranda, reports, and administrative office procedures. Reviews and edits written material to ensure compliance with GAO and office policies and procedures.

• Prioritizes and manages multiple projects; ensuring organizational needs, timeframes, and deadlines are met. Functions as a back-up to the ARM Executive Assistant as needed.

Travel Required

  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized

  • No

Survey Technician - Department Of The Interior - Washington DC, DC

Summary

About the Agency

Explore a new career with the BLM - where our people are our greatest natural resource.

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This is one position with the Eastern State Office in the Division of Geospatial Services/Field Branch in three different locations, Hayward, WI; Philadelphia, MS, and Washington DC. The salary ranges for each location is as follows:

Washington DC-$43,684-$56,790

Hayward, WI-$40,033-$52,043

Philadelphia, MS-$40,033-$52,043

Physical Demands: Work requires some physcial exertion such as bending and walking in terrain that is rough, rocky, mountainous and densely vegetated; required to lift and carry equipment necessary to efficiently perform the work of the position, and to provide for personal comfort and safety. This can include tools, personal protective equipment, food and water for extended periods of work away from vehicles.

Work Environment: Office work is performed in a setting that is adequately lighted, ventilated, cooled and heated; when doing field work one is subject to cuts and bruises, extreme and adverse weather conditions, and injuries and discomforts from pests or animals. Employee will adhere to all safety rules.

Duties


  • This position is with the Eastern States, in the Division of Geospatial Services/Field Branch, with an office location at Haywood, WI, Philadelphia MS, and Washington DC.

    Performs a variety of technical duties as part of the survey crew and occasionally as the crew lead.

    Be aware of both the public Land Surveying System as well as metes-and bounds surveys, and understant the basic difference between types of surveys, interpreting survey information collected from fedral state, county and private sources.

    Analyze observational data collected in the field for accuracy using basic mathematics and record the data for inclusion of the field notes of the survey.

    Operate and maintain in good working a variety of surveying equipment to include measuring tapes, compasses, transits, electronic distance measuring devices, total stations and global positioning systems (GPS).

    Assist crew members with less experience to properly learn the operation and use of these instruments.

    Interpret maps and GPS readings to properly orient the crew on the project site and provide direction for running the lines of survey.

    Required to be outdoors in remote areas for extensive periods during the work day.

    Use a variety of tools for cutting to clear survey lines and digging holes to set corner monuments; access to many worksites is by 4 wheel drive vehicle or ATV/UTV.

    Prepare field notes and plats of the survey using word processing, creation and use of spreadsheets, graphic representation of survey data, and operating basic surveying program packages.

    Serve as principal assistant to the surveyor and be aware of daily goals of field operations in finding corners and progressing the survey forward by working closely with the surveyor which is handled day-to-day.

    Operation of the field crew in the absence of the surveyor by employing efficient use of equipment, access to remote sites and the respective skills of the crew; will make clear; concise reports to the surveyor of field accomplishments and explain potential problems affecting the survey progress and/or personnel.

Travel Required

  • Occasional Travel
  • Regular travel to field offices.

Relocation Authorized

  • No

Maintenance Worker - Department of the Army - Fort Bliss, TX

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.
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.





This announcement is recruiting for a Maintenance Worker (MVO) for the CYSS - Bliss School Age Center!

New hires will receive step increases progressively, starting Step 1 ($10.53 PH) and ending with Step 5 ($12.26 PH). Upon reemployment or reinstatement of a former Crafts and Trades employee, pay may be fixed at a rate for the appropriate grade that matches the rate paid in the previous position.

Applicant's failing to reflect experience requirements and meeting qualification requirements on their resume, will be rated ineligible!
For instructions regarding submission of your application for Nonappropriated Fund (NAF) vacancy announcements, please review the "How to Apply" section of this announcement.

Duties


Maintains a Child Care facility in good repair by periodically inspecting, and determining appropriate action for repairs or replacement. Conducts minor repairs or calls in service orders or prepares and submits work order requests as needed. Replaces ceiling tiles, repairs minor structural damage to walls and spot paints. Assembles and disassembles furniture and equipment, and periodically spot checks tightness of nuts, bolts, & screws. Ensures outdoor and indoor areas are clean and tidy on a regular basis to include restrooms, hallways, entry ways, patios, etc.  Manicures grass areas by mowing, trimming, edging, and policing property of debris.  Trims shrubs and trees semi-annually. Maintain Commercial Driver's License (CDL), followsState, Federal & localdriving rules and regulations pertaining to the safe operations of activity buses and other government vehicles as instructed by the supervisor. May transport children to and from school or on local field trips utilizing 24 to 44 passenger buses.

Travel Required

  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized

  • No

Office Automation Clerk - Department Of Veterans Affairs - Sioux Falls, SD

Summary

Vacancy ID: 1810600 

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


You will serve as an Office Automation Clerk (Medical Transcription) assigned to Health Information Management Section located at the VA Health Care System in Sioux Falls, SD. Position is responsible for interpreting and transcribing voice recordings that include operative and procedure notes, consults, letters, history and physical examinations, outpatient progress notes, discharge summaries, psychological assessments, urgent care notes, compensation and pension examinations, legal letters, and surgical pathology reports.  Duties include, but may not be limited to the following:
·         Validates provider's speech recording.
·         Identifies appropriate medical format for reports.
·         Ensures that transcription contents meet the requirements of medical references, dictionaries and appropriate regulations.
·         Ensures that abbreviations are properly interpreted and consistently utilized.
·         Work within a hospital computer system to clarify frequent provider inconsistencies.
·         Edits text and modifies sentence structure and rewrites slanted/poorly worded reports to eliminate misleading terminology and inappropriate remarks to produce logical, intelligible medical/legal documents.
·         Analyzes and verifies transcribed material for accuracy and meaning to ensure that it is consistent with associated symptoms/diagnoses.
·         Creates new templates for each provider to ensure progress notes, appointments/consults link to the correct clinics.
·         Maintains weekly production records of number of documents transcribed, word count, line count and timekeeping.
WORK SCHEDULE: Monday-Friday, Day Shift –Administrative hours (8 hours) between 7:00am-4:30pm.  Position may be suitable for telework at management discretion.
***THIS IS NOT A VIRTUAL POSITION, THE PHYSICAL LOCATION IS SIOUX FALLS, SD***

Travel Required

  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized

  • No

Snack Bar Operator - Department of the Navy - Bolling AFB, DC

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.


The mission of the Fleet and Family Readiness (FFR) Programs team is to maximize the physical, emotional and social development of the Navy family. FFR enables a ready Navy force through its Fleet Readiness, Family Readiness and Housing Programs. We service all non-appropriated fund (NAF) employees who work for Morale, Welfare and Recreation (MWR), Navy Gateway Inns & Suites (NGIS) and Bachelor Housing (BH) throughout the Fleet and Family Readiness Program for the Naval District Washington (NDW) Region.

Duties


Coordinates the sale of food snack items and the preparation and sale of short-order items. Ensures the proper preparation, portioning, display and practice marking of food items and adherence to correct receipt and pricing procedures. Ensures that adequate stock levels are maintained, requisitions merchandise and assists with periodic inventories.
Maintains security of work areas, cash, fixed assets, and merchandise inventory. Ensures compliance with fire, safety, sanitation, and security regulations.
May assist with the training of all assigned personnel. Assist with the coordination, operation and maintenance of the activity during his/her shift. Monitors operation of assigned area of responsibility , periodically checking to identify and resolve problems which may arise. Enforces rules.
Operates a cash register and handles cash in compliance with policy regulations.
Performs other duties as assigned.

Transportation Security Officer - Department Of Homeland Security - Tulsa, OK

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

For more information on working at Tulsa International Airport, please Click Here.

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

Child & Youth Program Assistant - Department of the Army - Selfridge ANG Base, MI

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 Department of the Army is committed to providing their families with the highest quality child care available and expects Army Child, Youth, and School Services (CYSS) programs to achieve this benchmark. To attain and ensure this commitment to quality, the Detroit Arsenal CYSS program has received DoD certification.
The mission of CYSS is to provide a seamless delivery of quality care and services for eligible children and youth, 6 weeks through 18 years of age, that enhances readiness and well-being of the workforce and their families by reducing conflicts between parental responsibilities and their on the job mission requirements.
Child Development Centers (CDCs) are one of the CYSS programs within the Department of the Army. They are child care centers that provides quality developmental programs for infants, pre-toddlers, toddlers, and pre-school age children on a regularly scheduled basis for 5 to 12 hours per day.
Child and Youth Program Assistants (CYPAs) are caregivers who provide direct care for children of CDCs. They provide direction, comfort, safety, education, and so much more to aid in the development of children.


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 located at the Bryant Child Development Center on Selfridge Air National Guard Base in Michigan.

Duties

As a Child and Youth Program Assistant (CYPA), you can look forward to planning, coordinating, and conducting activities for program participants based on observed needs of individual children. You will also implement activities and special events that meet the physical, social, emotional and cognitive needs of children. The CYPA promotes and models safety, fitness, health and nutrition practices as well as helping to arrange for/serve appropriate snacks/meals. Observing program participants for signs that may indicate illness, abuse, or neglect and reporting as directed will be expected. The CYPA also participates in program evaluation using designated instruments such as programmatic rating scales, risk assessment tools, self-inspection materials, and national accreditation tools.   

Travel Required

  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized

  • No

Administrative Support Assistant - Department of Defense - Fort Belvoir, VA

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.
National Capital Region- Medical Directorate has announced a reorganization using Reduction in Force procedures effective 2 October 2016. If you are hired into this position you could be impacted by a reduction in grade or movement to another organization within the Medical Directorate. No employees will be separated through this reorganization. Current Federal Employees who are selected from this announcement will receive a change in tenure status for a 1 year period; this change will impact the retention standing of the selectee.


About the Position:
This position is located at Fort Belvoir Community Hospital, Director for Surgery, Department of Surgery, Anesthesia Clinic. Provide direct support for the Anesthesia Clinic.
Who May Apply:
All US Citizens and Nationals with allegiance to the United States.

Duties

Performs a variety of administrative and support type duties and acts as the Chief Administrator for the Department by providing coordination on matters relevant to schedules, budgets, and procedures in a timely manner. Coordinates the Physicians for the morning, afternoon, operating room, and on-call schedules and all
leave/award requests. Assists in creating and Editing the schedule when discrepancies arise. Coordinates call roster for 24 hour access of the hospital to the surgeons. Maintains coordinated schedule for all staff providers for administrative functions, training, leave processing, record evaluations and individual clinic management. Manage the Clinic for Services. Schedules nurses and surgeons for the Operating Room (OR). Prepare presentations for pre-briefings with the Board of Directors, which include analyzing and summarizing information, annually. Analyze budgets on purchase care with clinic directed adjustments to decrease spending.

Travel Required

  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized

  • No