For this announcement, the number of applications will be limited to 200. The vacancy announcement will close on midnight EST of the application limit is reached or on the closing date listed, whichever comes first. All applications received on the date the application limit is reached will be accepted and processed.
Are you looking for one of the top 10 Federal agencies to work for? Well look no further, the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation is recognized as one of the top 10 millennial-friendly places to work. We ranked high on work/life balance, benefits, job security, advancement and organizational culture.
The Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (PBGC) has a distinguished and important mission in protecting America's pensions. At PBGC, you will use your skills in accounting, auditing, business, finance, law, actuarial science, or information technology and more, to protect the retirement income of nearly 40 million hardworking Americans. Our work is challenging, compelling, and important. Whatever your background or expertise, you will find your future at PBGC exceptionally rewarding because the work you perform will have a daily impact on the lives of relatives, friends and neighbors. It will be like no other career choice you have explored.
We are counting on bright, talented and dedicated individuals like you to achieve our goals. You will be both challenged and supported, so whether you are just starting out or looking for new opportunities, consider PBGC and start making a difference today!
If you are interested in a challenging career with great benefits, training, and strong growth potential, we strongly encourage you to apply for the Legal Assistant position today!
CONCURRENT ANNOUNCEMENT: THIS POSITION(S) IS ALSO BEING ADVERTISED UNDER MERIT PROMOTION PROCEDURES UNDER ANNOUNCEMENT NUMBER OGC-AD-2016-0007. IF YOU WISH TO BE CONSIDERED UNDER THAT ANNOUNCEMENT, PLEASE REVIEW TO DETERMINE IF YOU QUALIFY.
As a Legal Assistant (Office Automation) in the Office of the General Counsel, Appeals Division you will:
Answer assigned written inquiries from participants regarding their appeals.
Personally generate form letter templates to answer simple responses with software programs.
Ensure the letter accurately answers the issue(s) raised and is in the proper format, grammatically correct.
Receive and answer a variety of incoming phone calls from the public, media, and agency personnel on a range of Appeals Board related questions.
Receive, read, and control all incoming correspondence.
Prepare acknowledgment letters for all incoming requests and prepares for mailing within required time-frame.
Prepare documents with Agency approved Microsoft Office software, answer the phone, maintain organized files, enter data into the Appeals Division software program and assist staff members in putting together Board packets and other presentations.
At the lower grade level, you will receive closer supervision in the performance of the above duties.
If you are hired at a level below the full performance level, you may be promoted without further competition.
Travel: Less than 10%
You must be a U.S. citizen
You may undergo a personnel security background investigation
Selective Service registration required for male applicants, unless exempt
1 year probationary period required unless met during prior Federal service
Applicants selected for employment will be required to complete an OF-306
Travel: less than 10%
GS-05: You may start at $35,265 if you possess the following Specialized Experience by the closing date of the announcement:
Specialized experience is defined as one year of experience at or equivalent to the GS-04 grade level in the Federal service performing clerical and support work. Examples include responding to inquiries verbally and in writing, gathering documents, and establishing and maintaining electronic and hard copy files.
GS-06: You may start at $39,311.00 if you possess the following Specialized Experience by the closing date of the announcement:
Specialized experience is defined as one year of experience at or equivalent to the GS-05 grade level in the Federal service providing of. administrative support functions in order to assist with information for routine reports, inquiries, and technical correspondence. Examples include reviewing outgoing correspondence and documents to ensure proper signature and conformance to style and format requirements and procedural instructions are met.
GS-07: You may start at $43,684.00 if you possess the following by the closing date of the announcement:
Specialized experience is defined as one year of experience at or equivalent to the GS-06 grade level in the Federal service performing legal assistance and/or related support work AND writing technical products. Examples include responding to inquiries verbally and in writing, gathering documents, establishing and maintaining electronic and hard copy files, analyzing inquiries and conducting research, AND drafting written products or letters to individuals within or outside the organization.
Combination of Education and Experience: Equivalent combinations of successfully completed graduate level course work and experience may be used to meet the total experience requirements. All qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of the announcement.
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”).
Positions are located within the Network 3 Prosthetics Treatment Center, New York Healthcare Systems and are responsible for the acquisition of medical supplies, services and equipment for patients of Network 3 Prosthetics with medical hospitals located in NY, Brooklyn, St. Albans, Northport, Bronx, Montrose, Castle Point, East Orange, Lyons and numerous Community-Based Outpatient Clinics (CBOC's). Duties include but are not limited to: Purchasing a wide variety of medical, scientific, technical, and specialized supplies, services, and equipment; Providing assistance to examining physicians and therapists on prosthetic and prescription requests; Providing counseling regarding eligibility and entitlement for prosthetic services; Providing education to patients and caregivers on wheelchair assembly, usage, and care; Assisting in the administration of various medical programs such as: optical, durable medical equipment, hearing services/aid, and orthotic services; Reviewing complex purchasing requests for a wide variety of prosthetic and orthotic devices, medical supplies, and durable medical equipment; Arranging follow-up examinations for patients who have received prosthetic and orthotic appliances; Authorizing the replacement of fitted appliances and administering the prosthetic repair program; Placing orders for patients in the Home Oxygen Therapy Program; Maintaining records in compliance with the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO); Reviewing and certifying vouchers/invoices for compliance to contract cost; Entering prosthetic requests and clinic appointments into computerized systems; Performing related duties as required.
WORK SCHEDULE: Monday thru Friday, 8:00am–4:30pm.
You must be a U.S. citizen to apply for this job
You may be required to serve a probationary period
Background investigation may be required
Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959
To qualify for this position at the GS-5 level you must meet the following requirements: This position includes a Selective Placement Factor (skill, knowledge, ability or other worker characteristic basic to and essential for satisfactory performance of the job). Selective placement factors are a prerequisite to appointment and represent minimum requirements for a position. Applicants who do not meet it are ineligible for further consideration. The selective placement factor for this position is: Experience preparing purchase orders for specialized medical supplies and equipment. This experience must be detailed in your resume to receive credit. AND REQUIRES: One (1) year of specialized experience that equipped you with the particular knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the duties of a Purchasing Agent GS-5. To be creditable, specialized experience must have been equivalent to at least the GS-04 grade level of Federal service. Specialized experience includes: preparing purchase orders for specialized medical supplies/equipment; using and understanding medical terminology associated with prosthetic devices; reviewing prosthetic requests and making eligibility determinations; using price analysis techniques to evaluate costs; counseling patients on eligibility and entitlement for medical services/supplies; inventory management; and using an automated procurement program to enter, extract and track data. To receive credit for these skills, they must be documented in your resume. OR SUBSTITUTION OF EDUCATION: A bachelor's degree or four (4) years of education leading to a bachelor's degree from an accredited institution that demonstrates your ability to perform the duties of the position may be substituted for the experience required at the GS-05 grade level. If you are using education to qualify, transcripts are required. OR COMBINATION: A combination of specialized experience and post high school education as described that demonstrates your ability to perform the duties of this position is fully qualifying at the GS-05 grade level, but only the semester hours in excess of the first 60 semester hours can be used in place of experience. If you qualify based on a combination, your experience must be documented in your resume and transcrits are required.
You will be rated on the following Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Other characteristics (KSAOs) as part of the assessment questionnaire for this position:
KNOWLEDGE OF PROCUREMENT PROCEDURES/REGULATIONS KNOWLEDGE OF PRICE ANALYSIS TECHNIQUES KNOWLEDGE OF SOLICITATION METHODS KNOWLEDGE OF MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY CUSTOMER SERVICE SKILLS COMPUTER PROFICIENCY
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: The work is mostly sedentary, requiring some walking, climbing, carrying of stock items (some weighing up to 50 pounds) and making adjustments to medical equipment to properly fit patients. Climbing associated with stocking supplies in storage areas may be necessary.
For more information on these qualification standards, please visit the United States Office of Personnel Management's website at http://www.opm.gov/qualifications.
IN DESCRIBING YOUR EXPERIENCE, PLEASE BE CLEAR AND SPECIFIC. WE WILL NOT MAKE ASSUMPTIONS REGARDING YOUR EXPERIENCE. If your resume does not support your questionnaire answers, we will not allow credit for your response(s). Note: A full year of work is considered to be 35-40 hours of work per week. Part-time experience will be credited on the basis of time actually spent in appropriate activities. Applicants wishing to receive credit for such experience must indicate clearly the nature of their duties and responsibilities in each position and the number of hours a week spent in such employment.
Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student; social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. PLEASE NOTE: Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications (particularly positions with a positive education requirement.) Therefore, applicants must report only attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Applicants can verify accreditation at the following website: http://www.ed.gov/admins/finaid/accred/index.html. All education claimed by applicants will be verified by the appointing agency accordingly. If you are using foreign education to meet qualification requirements, you must send a Certificate of Foreign Equivalency with your transcript in order to receive credit for that education. Veteran's Preference: When applying for Federal jobs, eligible veterans should claim preference on the Occupational Questionnaire in the section provided and provide a legible copy of DD-214(s) showing all dates of service as well as character of service (honorable, general, etc.). Additionally, veterans with service-connected disability of 10% or more must also submit a copy of their official statement from the Department of Veterans Affairs, or from a branch of the Armed Forces, certifying their service-connected disability and/or their receipt of compensation for service-connected disability. If the military member is within 120 days of separation and does not yet have a DD214, the member may instead submit any written document from the armed forces that certifies the service member is expected to be discharged or released from active duty service in the armed forces under honorable conditions not later than 120 days after the date the certification is signed.
Veterans with service-connected disability of less than 10%, non service-connected disability, and Purple Heart recipients, as-well-as those claiming derived preference for a spouse, widow or widower, or natural mother, should refer to and submit a completed " SF15, "Application for 10-Point Veteran Preference," (go to http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdf_fill/SF15.pdf) and required documentation with your application materials. For more information on Veterans' Preference, please visit http://www.fedshirevets.gov/job/veterans.aspx.
Civilian employees serve a vital role in supporting the Army mission. They provide the skills that are not readily available in the military, but crucial to support military operations. The Army integrates the talents and skills of its military and civilian members to form a Total Army.
About the Position:Located in central New Jersey, Burlington County, Fort Dix is 72 miles southwest of New York City, 34 miles northeast of Philadelphia. Fort Dix is close to the Jersey shore and also within short driving distance of a wide variety of leisure activities, cultural centers, museums, historical locations, fishing, hunting, boating, skiing, snowboarding, hiking locations, etc. This is a Temporary appointment not to exceed 30 SEP 2016. Who May Apply: U.S. Citizens
As a Military School Support clerk, you will provide clerical support to the Military Schools Activity with the following duties:
Maintain the course instruction reference library.
Issue courseware to students and instructors.
Conduct inventory of classroom equipment.
Assist students and instructors on log-in procedures for automated system.
Provide assistance with audio-visual equipment.
Provide housekeeping and other supplies to classroom daily.
Conduct periodic serviceability inspections of schoolhouse equipment, i.e. computers, facsimile machines, copiers, presentation support equipment.
Must submit to a background investigation.
Incumbent must work weekends as required.
Must be an U.S. citizen.
This is a TERM appointment position Not to Exceed 30 September 2016.
In order to qualify, you must meet the education and/or experience requirements described below. Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application. Additional information about transcripts is in this document. Experience required: Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student; social). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
To qualify based on your experience, your resume must describe at least one year of general experience which prepared you to do the work in this job. General experience is defined as: 6 months of experience performing progressively responsible clerical and office work which includes maintaining records and files, updating reference materials, and issuing training materials.
You will also be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency (knowledge, skills, abilities) in the following areas:
Knowledge of recordkeeping
Knowledge of office equipment
Skill in using automated systems
Skill in oral communication
Some federal jobs allow you to substitute your education for the required experience in order to qualify. For this job, you may qualify if your education meets the definitions below: One year of education above high school level: this education must have been obtained in an accredited business, secretarial or technical school, junior college, college or university. One year of full-time academic study is defined as 30 semester hours, 45 quarter hours, or the equivalent in a college or university, or at least 20 hours of classroom instruction per week for approximately 36 weeks in a business, secretarial, or technical school. (Note: You must attach a copy of your transcripts.) OR Combining Education and Experience: equivalent combinations of successfully completed post-high school education and experience may be used to meet total experience requirements. To compute the percentage, divide your total months of general experience by 12; then divide your total post high school education by 60; and add the two percentages together. The total percentage must equal at least 100%. (Note: You must attach a copy of your transcripts.) Other Requirements: Click here for expanded definitions.
Male applicants born after December 31, 1959 must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration.
You will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship.
One year trial/probationary period may be required.
Direct Deposit of Pay is Required.
Position requires to work weekends.
Position requires the physical ability to carry items up to 40 lbs. up and down stairs.
Moving/relocation expenses are NOT authorized.
This is a TERM position Not to Exceed 30 September 2016.
What General Information Do I Need To Know About This Position?
Salary: $39,311.00 (Step 01) to $51,102.00 (Step 10); NOTE: First time hires to the Federal Government are typically hired at the Step 01.
What are the Eligibility Requirements? In order to be eligible for an appointment under the Pathways Recent Graduate Program you must meet the following requirements:
You must be a recent graduate who has completed, within the previous two years, an associates, bachelors, masters, professional, doctorate, vocational or technical degree or certificate from a qualifying educational institution such as an accredited technical or vocational school; a 2- or 4-year college or university; a graduate or professional school (e.g., law school, medical school); or a post-secondary home school curriculum. Note: Certificate program is defined as post-secondary education in a qualifying educational institution equal to at least one academic year of full-time study that’s part of an accredited college-level, technical, trade, vocational, or business school curriculum.
Veterans who were precluded from applying due to their military service obligation begin their 2-year eligibility period upon release or discharge from active duty; however, eligibility for these veterans cannot exceed 6 years from the date on which the degree or certificate was obtained. The date of release or discharge from active duty should be later than the date the degree or certificate was obtained.
As an EDITORIAL ASSISTANT within the Office of Communications and Publishing, located in Reston, VA, some of your specific duties will include:
Developing and managing the internal/external web presences and use social media tools to enhance communications efforts.
Maintaining web pages, planning events, answering inquiries, updating files, and tracking results and other data.
Preparing reports, posters, and information sheets containing programmatic and operational decisions that will enable USGS employees to be successful and increase their morale.
Drafting and developing communication plans that outline goals, objectives, timelines, milestones, and measures regarding various topics.
USGS has determined that the duties of this position are suitable for telework and the selectee may be allowed to telework with supervisor approval. The official worksite for the selectee is the duty location identified in this vacancy announcement. The selectee will typically report to this location on a regular and recurring basis.
Suitable for Federal employment, as determined by background investigation.
The duration of the Recent Graduates appointment is a trial period.
More requirements are listed under Qualifications and Other Information.
You must meet one of the following to qualify for this position:
--1 year of specialized experience equivalent to at least GS-5 level. Examples may include: reading text to locate apparent disagreements between text and chart, tables, and graphics; locating inconsistencies within manuscripts; restructuring sentences to make them more understandable; planning layout of textual and/or tabular publications based on instructions that give size and style of publications, e.g. letter size, book size; and recognizing and notifying author of need for major revisions.
--OR Applicants may substitute successful completion of 1/2 year of appropriate graduate level education (9 semester hours, 13.5 quarter hours or the equivalent) in a field of study directly related to the work of the position to be filled for the required one year of specialized experience. Graduate education may be credited only when it is clearly directly related to the work of the position to be filled and equipped the applicant with the knowledge, skills and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position.
--OR A combination of appropriate specialized experience (as described above) and graduate education (as described above) may be used to meet the qualification requirements. (CLICK HERE FOR DETAILS ON HOW TO COMBINE GRADUATE EDUCATION & SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE)
You must meet all qualification and eligibility requirements for the position by the closing date of the announcement.
Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g. Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student; social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
You are required to provide all unofficial transcripts (undergraduate, graduate, etc.) or list of course work, which includes semester hours earned, grade received, and the date that the degree/certificate was conferred, by the closing date of this announcement or you will be disqualified from further consideration. This proof may be faxed, document uploaded, or hand delivered to the servicing Human Resources Office (see "Required Documents" and/or "Contact Information"). Please ensure that all documentation is legible. If selected, you will be required to provide official transcripts.
Education completed in colleges or universities outside the United States may be used to meet the above requirements. You must provide acceptable documentation that the foreign education is comparable to that received in an accredited educational institution in the United States. For more information on how foreign education is evaluated, visit: http://www.usgs.gov/ohr/oars/quals/foreign.html.
Are There Any Special Requirements For This Position?
The Recent Graduate Program lasts for 1 year. Participants who successfully complete the Recent Graduate Program may be eligible for conversion to a permanent appointment or a term (1-4 years in duration) appointment without further competition.
Throughout the recruitment and hiring process we will be communicating with you via email; therefore, it is imperative that the email address you provide when applying for this vacancy remains active. Should your email address change, please notify the point of contact identified in the vacancy announcement as soon as possible so that we can update our system.
A background investigation will be required for this position. Continued employment will be subject to the applicant's successful completion of a background security investigation and favorable adjudication. Failure to successfully meet these requirements will be grounds for termination.
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
If selected for this position, you will serve as a Human Resources (HR) Assistant for the Transportation Security Administration (TSA), Department of Homeland Security (DHS). You will apply your experience and basic knowledge of human resources policies, regulations, processes, and procedures to perform a combination of basic and routine assignments to assist managers and other employees in day-to-day operations under the direction of a manager or experienced specialist. Duties include but may not be limited to:
Receiving and accurately entering into appropriate personnel data base, in a timely fashion, requests for a variety of actions affecting TSA employees, such as: entry on duty, promotion, transfer, retirement, and separation.
Submitting Requests for Personnel Action (RPA) to fill vacant positions.
Preparing reports or other status documents as directed and following up to ensure actions are processed.
Following guidance in relevant Standard Operating Procedures for initiating Requests for Personnel Action and entering information into the workflow system.
Preparing personnel actions associated with the Office of Workers Compensation Program (OWCP) (e.g. termination, LWOP, light/limited duty).
Providing support of the Office of Human Capital on initiatives such as mass promotion, debts, schedule changes or performance awards.
Monitoring LWOP-US employees to ensure accurate and timely processing of return to duty or other appropriate personnel actions.
Contacting the service provider to obtain guidance on processing of personnel actions.
Must possess U.S. Citizenship or be a U.S. National.
Must complete a favorable Background Investigation (BI).
Selective Service registration is required.
To qualify for the SV-E Pay Band, (equivalent to the GS-7/8) you must have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the SV-D Pay Band or GS-6 in the Federal Service or equivalent experience in the private sector. Specialized experience is experience that has equipped you with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of this position. Such experience includes applying experience and knowledge of Federal human resources policies, laws, and regulations to perform basic HR tasks to assist managers, employees, and more experienced specialists.
National Service Experience (i.e., volunteer experience): Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
Note: Credit for experience is given based on a 40-hour workweek. Part-time experience is credited on a part-time ratio, i.e., working 20 hours per week for two months equals one month of experience. No additional credit is given for overtime. You must meet the qualification requirements for this position no later than the closing date of the vacancy announcement.
The FMWRC mission is to create and maintain "FIRST CHOICE" MWR products and services for America's Army, essential to a ready, self-reliant force.
This position is with the Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare, and Recreation, Business Operations Division, located at Uchee Creek Camp Ground.
Flexible positions will normally be scheduled 0-40 hours per week dependent upon the needs of the organization. There is no guaranteed number of hours for flexible positions. Schedule will include nights, weekends, and holidays.
Makes reservations for incoming guests based on room availability. Interviews incoming guests to determine room assignment. Assists clientele in the completion of required forms and registration cards. Answers questions pertaining to rules and regulations governing the assignment and use of quarters; issues room keys. Provides statement of non-availability when applicable. Posts registration information on the registration card. Orients guests concerning use of facilities and equipment, and other facilities available on post. Answers billing questions and concerns. Assists or arranges transportation. Computes charges for guests checking out, receives payments and room keys; renders receipts. At end of shift, accounts for and secures cash.
Direct Deposit is required
Social Security Card is required
Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide at the level necessary to complete required reports and use a computer for work processing or data entry. Good verbal communication and customer service skills. One-year hotel front desk experience is preferred.
Conditions of employment:
1. Meet all qualification/eligibility requirements.
2. Satisfactorily complete an employment verification check.
3. Successfully complete all required background checks.
4. Must be able to work nights, weekends, and holidays.
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.
This position is located at Bowling Green-Warren County Regional Airport in Bowling Green, Kentucky.
Transportation Security Officers (TSOs) provide security and protection of air travelers, airports and aircraft in a courteous and professional manner. This includes:
Operating various screening equipment and technology to identify dangerous objects in baggage, cargo and on passengers, and preventing those objects from being transported onto aircraft.
Performing searches and screening, which may include physical interaction with passengers (e.g., pat-downs, search of property, etc.), conducting bag searches and lifting/carrying bags, bins, and property weighing up to 70lbs.
Controlling terminal entry and exit points.
Interacting with the public, giving directions and responding to inquiries.
Maintaining focus and awareness while working in a stressful environment which includes noise from alarms, machinery and people, crowd distractions, time pressure, and disruptive and angry passengers, in order to preserve the professional ability to identify and locate potentially life threatening or mass destruction devices, and to make effective decisions in both crisis and routine situations.
Engaging in continuous development of critical thinking skills, necessary to mitigate actual and potential security threats, by identifying, evaluating, and applying appropriate situational options and approaches. This may include application of risk-based security screening protocols that vary based on program requirements.
Retaining and implementing knowledge of all applicable Standard Operating Procedures, demonstrating responsible and dependable behavior, and is open to change and adapts to new information or unexpected obstacles.
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.
Be a U.S. Citizen or U.S. National at time of application submission
Be at least 18 years of age at time of application submission
Pass a Drug Screening and Medical Evaluation
Pass a background investigation including a credit and criminal check
No default on $7,500 or more in delinquent debt (but for some bankruptcies)
Selective Service registration required
Applicants must meet these qualifications in order to be further evaluated in the TSO hiring process:
Have a high school diploma or General Educational Development (GED) credential OR at least one year of full-time work experience in the security industry, aviation screening, or as an X-ray technician
Be proficient in the English language (i.e., able to read, write, speak, and comprehend)
National Service Experience (i.e., volunteer experience): Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. The qualification requirements listed above must be met at the time of application submission.
Veterans' Preference: TSA will provide employment preference to eligible veterans by applying veterans' preference as defined in the Aviation and Transportation Security Act (PL 107-71) and to those eligible under the provisions of Title 5, United States Code (USC), Section 2108.
Selective Service Registration Requirement: TSA policy requires verification of Selective Service registration for male applicants born after 12/31/59. To find out if you initially meet the Selective Service registration requirement for TSA employment, please Click Here.
Credit: Applicants must not have delinquent Federal or State taxes, past due child support payments, and must not have defaulted on $7,500 or more in delinquent debt (except for some bankruptcies).
E-Verify: DHS uses E-Verify, an Internet-based system, to confirm the eligibility of all newly hired employees to work in the United States. Learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities.
Note to applicants: Please include name and contact information for at least two (2) professional references in your resume and/or DA Form 3433 application when applying for jobs.
The FMWRC mission is to create and maintain "FIRST CHOICE" MWR products and services for America's Army, essential to a ready, self-reliant force.
For instructions regarding submission of your application for Nonappropriated Fund (NAF) vacancy announcements, please review the "How to Apply" section of this announcement.
This position is at Fort Benning with the Directorate of Family, Morale, Welfare and Recreation; Business Operations Division; Family Entertainment Center.
Flexible positions will normally be scheduled 0-40 hours per week dependent upon the needs of the organization. There is no set guaranteed number of hours for flexible positions.
Schedule will include nights, weekends and holidays.
Assists management with the operation of facility in accordance with established procedures. Issues, receives and controls cash receipts and change funds; verifies cash count of funds turned in by cashiers. Determines cash shortage or overages.
Assures only authorized patrons utilize the facilities. Submits daily report of operations. Assists in setting up parties according to party plan. May assist bartenders in setting up bars and/or cashier's bag. Completes Daily Activity Report. Completes fire safety checks and secures the facility.
May monitor inventories, place and receive food and beverage orders using Food track or similar software.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Direct Deposit is required
Social Security Card is required
Candidate Must Possess:
1. Progressively responsible duties in the receipt, disbursement, examination, deposit, custody or other processing of cash items.
2. Where duties involve selling alcoholic beverages applicant must meet state/local age requirements for the serving of alcoholic beverage at the time of appointment.
3. Skill in providing customer service.
4. Ability to communicate effectively.
Conditions of Employment:
1. A one-year probationary period may be required. 2. Meet all qualification/eligibility requirements. 3. A completed and signed copy DA Form 3433 is required prior to entrance on duty. 4. Satisfactorily complete an employment verification (E-VERIFY) check. 5. Appointment is subject to completion of a favorable background checks/investigation to determine suitability for this position.
NOTE (1): Applicants have the ability to perform an E-Verify Self Check to confirm employment eligibility at http://www.uscis.gov/mye-verify/self-check. Although a Self-Check is not mandatory, it can be a useful tool for applicants to find out if there is a problem with their employment eligibility records and resolve any issues before taking a job.