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Pathways Internship Student Trainee (Human Resources) at Defense Finance and Accounting Service

Tue, 02/13/2018 - 10:54
Employer: Defense Finance and Accounting Service Expires: 02/16/2018 - Serves as an Intern in the DFAS Internship Program and receives training in the principles, concepts, work processes and regulations of one or more functional areas of human resources management. - Prepare routine written documents such as vacancy announcements, position descriptions, benefits letters, training materials, or standard reports from notes, oral instructions, letters on file, or standard operating procedures. - Process routine personnel actions, maintain and update various organization files. - Check standard forms for accuracy and completeness. - Receive telephone calls to answer questions or direct calls to appropriate office for customer resolution. - Work with other offices such as serviced organizations or the payroll office. - All other duties as assigned.

Economist at U.S. Dept. of Transportation, Volpe Center

Mon, 02/12/2018 - 14:08
Employer: U.S. Dept. of Transportation, Volpe Center Expires: 02/22/2018 The Office of the Assistant Secretary for Research and Technology (OST-R) coordinates the U.S. Department of Transportation's (DOT) research programs and is charged with advancing rigorous analysis and the deployment of crosscutting technologies to improve our Nation's transportation system. The Volpe National Transportation Systems Center, part of DOT/OST-R in Cambridge, MA, has been helping the transportation community navigate the most challenging problems for more than 40 years. Volpe’s mission is to improve transportation by anticipating and addressing emerging issues and advancing technical, operational, and institutional innovations across all modes. The Volpe Center is seeking experienced professionals and/or recent Masters and PhD graduates to join our team at the GS-0110-9, 11 or 12 level depending on the qualifications of applicant. These new hires, working with project managers and other Volpe colleagues, will employ qualitative and quantitative techniques to solve problems in all modes of transportation. We are also seeking an Economist, GS-0110-13.  The work that you will perform in this role can save lives, save time, reduce emissions, promote civil rights, and help the government make every dollar count. You will gain new skills and be able to guide your career along any number of possible paths, from more technical to more managerial. Staff who succeed in this position have improved their leadership abilities, interacted with clients effectively, and grown into subject matter experts. The ideal candidate for these positions enjoys and excels at applied research. If you have already sought out and enjoyed a rigorous academic curriculum and research experience, you will be happy with our work. Flexibility, creativity, curiosity, and a willingness to take initiative will help you to find—or to create—the projects that interest you the most. Good social skills will allow you to establish a close rapport with our clients both over the phone and in the field. Here is your opportunity to study trains, planes, automobiles, boats, buses, bicycles, traffic lights, pipelines, sidewalks, or hyperloops—yes, even hyperloops. : Application deadline: February 21, 2018

Emerging Professional 1 at IKM Incorporated

Mon, 02/12/2018 - 12:33
Employer: IKM Incorporated Expires: 02/12/2018 Full-time entry-level emerging professional on the path to licensure with fewer than two years of experience; develops design or technical solutions under the supervision of an architect. A competitive salary and benefit package is offered.  Voted "Best Places to Work" in the Pittsburgh Business Times.  

Tuberculosis Data Visualization Intern at Global Health Fellows Program II

Mon, 02/12/2018 - 11:07
Employer: Global Health Fellows Program II Expires: 02/15/2018 Global Health Fellows Program IITuberculosis Data Visualization Intern   Tuberculosis Division, Office of Infectious Disease, Bureau for Global Health, United States Agency for International DevelopmentAnticipated timeframe: June 2018 – September 2018: Compensated 3 month internshipLocation: Washington, DC/Arlington, VA INT-P7-034   The Global Health Fellows Program (GHFP-II) is a five year cooperative agreement implemented and managed by the Public Health Institute in partnership with Global Health Corps, GlobeMed, Management Systems International and PYXERA Global. GHFP-II is supported by the US Agency for International Development (USAID).   GHFP-II’s goal is to improve the effectiveness of USAID health programs by addressing the Agency’s immediate and emerging human capacity needs. The program seeks to accomplish this goal first through the recruitment, placement and support of diverse health professionals at the junior, mid and senior levels. These program participants include fellows, interns, corporate volunteers and Foreign Service National professionals. The program then provides substantial performance management and career development support to participants, including annual working planning assistance, and ensures that professional development opportunities are available.   Looking to the future, GHFP-II also seeks to establish a pool of highly-qualified global health professionals that will ensure the Agency’s ongoing technical leadership and effectiveness. This objective is supported by an extensive outreach program that brings global health opportunities and specialized career advice to a diverse range of interested individuals, with a particular focus on those underrepresented in the field of global health.    BACKGROUND: The Tuberculosis (TB) Team at USAID has led US Government (USG) efforts in the fight to prevent and treat TB, which kills about 1.8 million people annually. USAID programs focus on improving TB services in 22 countries, saving lives and preventing the spread of TB and multidrug-resistant TB. The goal of USAID efforts is to contribute significantly to the reduction of TB transmission and deaths globally.  INTRODUCTION: The Tuberculosis Data Visualization Intern will work on external and internal communications, in order to document achievements and produce materials which reflect the Division’s work. The focus of the work will be on data visualization. S/he will work closely with the Senior TB Communications Advisor as his/her onsite manager.   LEARNING OBJECTIVES: Gaining skills in communicating the TB Division’s achievements to external audiences, especially using data visualization and social media platforms. Gaining a greater understanding of TB prevention, diagnosis, and treatment programming needs, and key approaches to reducing incidence and mortality of the disease.Deepening skills in communication, collaboration and coordination within a complex organizational and implementation structure. Participating in professional development activities provided through GHFP-II and USAID (e.g. via technical presentations, meetings, etc.) as agreed upon with on site-manager (5%).   ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES: In coordination with OSM, contributing to the effort to develop data visualization for the TB Division in collaboration with USAID’s communication contractors, including:Epidemiologic-focused data visualizations for presentations at technical fora including The Union Conference, and regional technical workshops led by USAID’s TB Division.Data visualizations to demonstrate new multisectoral approaches to ending TB in line with the soon-to-be released multisectoral accountability framework;Data visualizations to demonstrate status of USAID’s global TB program including progress toward strategic targets to be used in the FY17 annual Report to Congress;Data visualizations to demonstrate impact of health financing indicators on the TB epidemic for website and health financing presentations and one-pagers.Supporting the implementation of a data management and visualization strategy (e.g. Excel and Tableau).Other tasks or responsibilities may be assigned based on organizational and programming need and/or the Intern’s own interests.   QUALIFICATIONS: Currently enrolled Master’s or other post-bachelor’s degree candidate in public health, data visualization, statistics, or a related social or computer science field; or, completion of such within the past 12 months.Experience developing interactive data visualizations using standard visualization software in Tableau.Experience developing static visualizations in MS Excel, Power Point and Adobe Creative Cloud Suite.Excellent verbal and written communication skills and demonstrated ability to communicate quickly, clearly and concisely, with strong attention to detail.Excellent organizational, verbal communications and interpersonal skills to work effectively with a broad range of USG personnel and international partners.Computer skills in MS Word, Excel, Power Point, Twitter, Facebook, Prezi, Flickr, Adobe Creative Cloud Suite.Skills in JavaScript, CSS, html preferred.Demonstrated interest in working in developing countries is desirable.US citizenship or US permanent residency required.   COMPENSATION: $1,826 bi-weekly (exempt, salaried position).   TO APPLY: Detailed information, including an online application and instructions, is available on our website at www.ghfp.net. All applications must be submitted by February 15, 2018 at 5:00 pm eastern time.   We are proud to be an EEO/AA Employer.

Tuberculosis Communications Intern at Global Health Fellows Program II

Mon, 02/12/2018 - 10:48
Employer: Global Health Fellows Program II Expires: 02/15/2018 Global Health Fellows Program IITuberculosis Communications Intern   Tuberculosis Division, Office of Infectious Diseases, Bureau for Global Health, United States Agency for International DevelopmentAnticipated timeframe: June 2018 – September 2018: Compensated 3 month internshipLocation: Washington, DC/Arlington, VA INT-P7-035   The Global Health Fellows Program (GHFP-II) is a five year cooperative agreement implemented and managed by the Public Health Institute in partnership with Global Health Corps, GlobeMed, Management Systems International and PYXERA Global. GHFP-II is supported by the US Agency for International Development (USAID).   GHFP-II’s goal is to improve the effectiveness of USAID health programs by addressing the Agency’s immediate and emerging human capacity needs. The program seeks to accomplish this goal first through the recruitment, placement and support of diverse health professionals at the junior, mid and senior levels. These program participants include fellows, interns, corporate volunteers and Foreign Service National professionals. The program then provides substantial performance management and career development support to participants, including annual working planning assistance, and ensures that professional development opportunities are available.   Looking to the future, GHFP-II also seeks to establish a pool of highly-qualified global health professionals that will ensure the Agency’s ongoing technical leadership and effectiveness. This objective is supported by an extensive outreach program that brings global health opportunities and specialized career advice to a diverse range of interested individuals, with a particular focus on those underrepresented in the field of global health.    BACKGROUND: The Tuberculosis (TB) Team at USAID has led US Government (USG) efforts in the fight to prevent and treat TB, which kills about 1.8 million people annually. USAID programs focus on improving TB services in 22 countries, saving lives and preventing the spread of TB and multidrug-resistant TB. The goal of USAID efforts is to contribute significantly to the reduction of TB transmission and deaths globally.   INTRODUCTION: The TB Communications Intern (Intern) will be assigned to the Tuberculosis Division, under the Office of Infectious Diseases within the Bureau for Global Health (GH). S/he will focus on developing communications materials for the TB Team to amplify USAID programs and USG efforts, to fight TB in high-burden countries across the globe. This is an exciting opportunity to work in a fast-paced communications environment on a variety of projects and learn high-level global health communications tactics. The Intern will receive technical direction from the Senior Tuberculosis Communications Advisor, who will serve as his/her onsite manager.   LEARNING OBJECTIVES: Gaining experience in communicating technical terms and ideas in easily understandable language.Gaining a greater understanding of global health communications in general and how to effectively communicate success related to global TB programs.Gaining a solid understanding of strategic communications principles and how to implement them within a USG setting.Gaining a better understanding on writing for different forms of print and online communications.Deepening skills in collaboration and coordination within a complex organizational and implementation structure.Participating in professional development activities provided through GHFP-II and USAID (e.g. via technical presentations, meetings, etc.) as agreed upon with on site-manager (5%).   ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES: In coordination with OSM, contributing to the effort to develop communication products including social media and newsletter content as well as factsheets and presentations for the TB Division in collaboration with USAID’s communication contractors.Curate media content for daily digital media briefing.Liaise with TB Division technical experts and USAID Mission DOCs to curate and generate new and updated content for relevant USAID TB webpages.Working with USAID technical teams and partner organizations to gather materials and write success stories, fact sheets, backgrounders and other public-facing, TB-related informational materials for a diverse audience.Curating and generating social media content for posting on USAID Bureau of Global Health’s twitter account approximately four times a week.Assisting with digital and online-related communications tasks, including additional phases of updates to the newly-developed TB website.Providing support for UN High Level Meeting on TB and associated events as well as The Union Conference.Creating social media and communications toolkits, event guides, etc.Assisting in maintaining important communications trackers utilized for reporting purposes.Organizing visual elements (e.g. photos, b-roll) for use on social media, printed materials, and future projects. Conducting a media audit, compiling and maintaining a master media and influencer list and conducting outreach as needed. Attending program related events within and outside USAID as requested and taking notes to report back to team. Other tasks or responsibilities may be assigned based on organizational and programming need and/or the Intern’s own interests.   QUALIFICATIONS: Currently enrolled master’s or other post-bachelor’s degree candidate in a program related to communications, public health or related fields; or, completion of such within the past 12 months.Demonstrated experience with or knowledge of public affairs and communications, especially health communications.Demonstrated experience and familiarity with creating and managing online and social media content with a variety of social media platforms.Ability to produce content on tight deadlines.Strong understanding of media relations.Demonstrated experience working in communications and/or global health programs is preferred.Computer skills in MS Word, Excel, Power Point, Twitter, Facebook, Prezi, Flickr, Adobe Creative Cloud Suite.Proficient with Microsoft Office Programs and managing social media channels (Twitter, Facebook).Strong verbal and written communication skills.US citizenship or US permanent residency required.   COMPENSATION: $1,826 bi-weekly (exempt, salaried position).   TO APPLY: Detailed information, including an online application and instructions, is available on our website at www.ghfp.net. All applications must be submitted by February 15, 2018 at 5:00 pm eastern time.   We are proud to be an EEO/AA Employer.

Data Strategy Intern at eVestment

Mon, 02/12/2018 - 10:39
Employer: eVestment Expires: 02/22/2018 *Please note: If you do not apply through the external link provided, your application may not be considered for this position*ABOUT THE ROLEUncover Your Strengths. Discover Your Future. Our Internship Program plays an important role within eVestment and is a comprehensive introduction to both the institutional investment industry as well as eVestment products. For a college student, real-world professional business experience can put you above other candidates when you enter the job market upon graduation. You may also have the opportunity to join us full-time after successful completion of the program. Our Interns work at a fast pace – just like all other eVestment Associates. From day one as a paid Intern, you'll learn what it takes to work within a successful business and acquire highly marketable skills and experience. It's learning by doing, not by getting coffee or filing all day. Our Interns take on the real-world projects that impact the business. You will work closely with other Interns as well as eVestment Associates across departments. It's a team-based environment that is both supportive and fun!What your Data Strategy Internship could look like:Knowledge building sessions on topics like: Private Equity, Hedge Funds, Traditional asset managementParticipate in the planning, development and execution of Messaging and Data campaignsPerform research on Private Equity managers and productsInteract with Sales, Marketing and Product teamsABOUT YOUWhat we need:Must be a rising senior enrolled full time for the upcoming semester in an accredited college or university and on-track to graduate by May, 2019.10-week commitment with availability to start May 21.Must have strong organizational skills, great attention to detail, and ability to multi-task.Proactive, responsive team player who can thrive in a dynamic and changing environment.Motivated self-starter who can work independently.Working knowledge of MS Office products.Strong Excel skills required. We need excellence. This means your communication skills are stellar: you communicate professionally at all levels. We need innovation. This means you question the status quo and love asking “What if…?” We need teamwork. This means when a team member asks “Can someone help me with…?” you’re quick to answer “Yes.” We need humility. This means you understand about lending a hand where necessary. We need integrity. This means you deliver results with little supervision and don’t hesitate to acknowledge, own, and resolve errors you’ve made (we all make them, we just have to learn from them). ABOUT USWe are eVestment, and we make smart money smarter. We are about giving institutional investors as much big data as they need to make smart investment decisions. BlackRock, UBS, Towers-Watson, Putnam and AON Hewitt are just a few of the clients who trust our cloud-based technology platforms. We are a Top Atlanta workplace, ranking #1 in the 2015 Atlanta Journal & Constitution “Top Atlanta Workplaces” list. Our environment is fun, smart, and collaborative. Casual dress, catered weekly lunches, unlimited PTO (because we trust our people), and regular teambuilding activities are part of what makes our environment awesome. We provide exceptional opportunities for development with a dedicated training budget, tuition reimbursement, and time off for training and certification preparation. We’ve also ranked consistently on the Inc. 5000 fastest growing firms list every year since 2007, and we have over 300 amazing team members around the globe.

Staffing Facilitator (1466-12) at Hamilton County Job & Family Services

Fri, 02/09/2018 - 16:29
Employer: Hamilton County Job & Family Services Expires: 02/20/2018 Staffing Facilitator - Children Services (1466-12) Deadline to Apply: February 19, 2018 Work Location:Hamilton County Job & Family Services222 E. Central ParkwayCincinnati, OH 45202 Work Hours:  80 hours biweekly Starting Salary: $20.00/hourly NOTE: Applicants for positions with Hamilton County Job and Family Services are subject to background screening in accordance with the document: "Offenses that May Disqualify Candidates for Employment." Convictions from this list may disqualify a candidate for employment with HCJFS. Requirements (Education, Experience, Licensure, Certification):  Completion of undergraduate core program in social or behavioral science plus 24 months experience in delivery of social work or related services in government, community, or private human services agency, or Completion of graduate core program in social or behavioral science plus 18 months experience in delivery of social work or related services in governmental, community, or private human services agency, orEquivalent of Minimum Class Qualifications for Employment Job Duties (Summary):Facilitates and schedules timely Children’s Services Family Conferences and Protect Ohio Family Team Meetings(FTMs) in accordance with policy utilizing a family empowerment model; guides participants  through a consensus decision-making process with the purpose to develop plans to keep children safely with family whenever possible, develop kinship and community resources, build productive working relationships among participants, develop permanency and concurrent plans and identify conditions for return in the event of out of home care placement; conducts pre-conference meetings or contacts with casework staff and family; conducts combined/concurrent Protect Ohio Family Team Meetings, Case Reviews and Semi-Annual Administrative Reviews (SARs) as required. Serves as backup to SAR Reviewers as necessary. Assists in developing procedures to monitor and improve Family Conferences and Protect Ohio Family Team Conference strategies; represents Family Conference unit at meetings, seminars, conferences and statewide Protect Ohio workgroups; provides training and consultation regarding case planning and decision-making; answers inquiries, secures information; participates in individual and group supervision. Prepares and distributes written summary to all participants documenting the plan for the child; collects and maintains a database of Family Conferences; completes, thoroughly and accurately, all necessary paperwork associated to an SAR and Case Review timely in SACWIS and/or other prescribed format. Prepares the SAR paperwork to be filed in Juvenile Court no later than seven days after the completion of the SAR conference. Data entry into Protect Ohio FTM database. Attends necessary training as required. Performs other related duties as assigned. 

Children's Services Manager (1465-12) at Hamilton County Job & Family Services

Fri, 02/09/2018 - 16:20
Employer: Hamilton County Job & Family Services Expires: 02/20/2018 Children's Services Section Chief (1465-12)  Deadline to Apply: February 19, 2018 Work Location:  Job & Family Services222 E. Central ParkwayCincinnati, OH 45214 Work Hours:  80 hours biweekly  Starting Salary: $71,094 Annually  NOTE: Applicants for positions with Hamilton County Job and Family Services are subject to background screening in accordance with the document: http://www.hamiltoncountyohio.gov/UserFiles/Servers/Server_3788196/File/Government/Departments/Human... Convictions from this list may disqualify a candidate for employment with HCJFS. Requirements (Education, Experience, Licensure, Certification): Bachelor’s degree in Social Work, Human Services, or other closely related field (i.e. those fields that involve the provision of direct services and the assumption of case responsibility, with training in social work, psychology, psychiatric nursing, psychiatry, mental health counseling, rehabilitation counseling, pastoral counseling, and/or marriage and family therapy, etc.), or a Bachelor’s degree in Public Administration, Business, Law, or other closely related field from an accredited college or university, plus a combination of seven (7) years of related direct service and administrative experience. Job Duties (Summary):Coordinates and develops Children's Services policies and activities with other Section Chiefs of Children's Services. Supervises the administration/operations of Children's Services line supervisory units. Analyzes, develops and implements policies and procedures to ensure the prompt, efficient and professional delivery of services to safely maintain children with their birth parents or find safe, suitable substitute care. Resolves individual problem cases and supervises the establishment of service priorities within these units. Works as a partner/consultant with the Family and Adult Assistance, Childcare, Child Support Programs  internally, and health and social service agencies externally, in ensuring the integration of all Agency services provided to families living within the assigned geographic area in Hamilton County. Responsible for directing subordinates, assigning duties to subordinates, disciplining subordinates when necessary and making recommendations on hiring, suspending, terminating. Provides supervision and consultation with line supervisors and casework staff. Responsible for oversight and evaluation  of line supervisors related to agency, state and federal outcome measures in child welfare. Schedules and participates in individual and group conferences and meetings with line supervisors, staff and other personnel. Authorizes medical care and other necessary care and activities for all children in the Agency's custody. Acts as an Agency representative to community organizations, hospitals and other organizations serving children and families in Hamilton County. Interprets agency, state and federal policies, and programs to staff. Attends community workshops and meetings to inform the community of available services.   Works to develop the annual budget for ongoing services in Children's Services and assists in developing the appropriate Division annual budgets. Monitors and approves expenditures to ensure fiscal responsibility of the units and administers the placement, classification and employee relations for staff.  Attends or presents required training, conferences and/or seminars. Performs other related duties as required.

Desktop Support Specialist at San Diego Padres

Fri, 02/09/2018 - 13:56
Employer: San Diego Padres Expires: 02/23/2018 Desktop Support SpecialistSan Diego, CASUMMARY: Act as second level support for technology issues affecting internal and external staff; consistently striving to promote a strong customer service image within the organization. Work with IT team to build trust and positive working relationships by providing timely support to end-user community in a courteous and professional manner. The ideal candidate is a results-oriented, relentless and effective troubleshooter with excellent technical and customer service skills. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Provides support to Padres staff for technology related issues Ability to provide remote support for mobile users Manages escalation of major issues to third party support personnel Performs maintenance of hardware and software on desktops and laptops Maintains technical proficiency on all Padres end-user computing platforms: personal computers and laptops, Windows 10, 7, Microsoft Office, internet applications, scouting system, accounting applications, CRM, and other customized applications Assists with large hardware and software installations Updates and makes changes to assigned Help Desk tickets in call management portal Oversees IT hardware inventory and refresh program for corporate desktops and laptops Manages and updates documentation of standard procedures Works as “apprentice” to Network Administrator to continuously expand skill set Serves as back-up on all Network Administration responsibilities Mentor existing IT staff Provides assistance with IT projects as needed Participate in day-of-game and 24/7 on-call rotation schedules Other duties as assigned JOB REQUIREMENTS: Must meet the following minimum requirements: Minimum of a 2-year Associate’s degree or equivalent experience Excellent general computer skills in a Microsoft Windows environment Ability to work well with people in a support and training role Ability to effectively diagnose and repair computer hardware and software problems Windows Server/Exchange administration and networking a plus Ability to explain basic concepts or procedures in a clear, concise, easy-to-understand manner for a large and diverse customer base who utilize a wide variety of in-house developed and off-the-shelf applications Possess high degree of discretion, integrity, professionalism, and accountability for area of responsibility and related results Minimum physical requirements: able to travel to and gain access to various areas of the ballpark for prolonged periods of time during games and events; able to lift and transport up to 50 pounds Display professional image and demeanor Ability to travel as needed Bilingual in English/Spanish a plus                                     Ability to work flexible hours including evenings, weekends, holidays and extended hours as needed TITLE: Desktop Support Specialist DEPARTMENT: Information Technology REPORTS TO: Manager, Information Technology SUPERVISES: N/A STATUS: Non-Exempt/Hourly

Visual Information Specialist GS-1084-05 (RG - DC) at U.S. Geological Survey

Fri, 02/09/2018 - 11:36
Employer: U.S. Geological Survey Expires: 02/17/2018 PATH-2018-0090  Visual Information Specialist - Troy, NY Salary:  $33,721.00  (Step 01) to $43, 839.00  (Step 10); NOTE: First time hires to the Federal Government are typically hired at the Step 01.  As a VISUAL INFORMATION SPECIALIST with the USGS SCIENCE PUBLISHING NETWORK, located in Troy, NY, some of your specific duties will include:--Designing layouts for scientific information products and preparing files for 4-color process lithographic printing and web publishing.--Utilizing Adobe Creative Suite's InDesign and applying the advanced features tools to prepare layouts for final publication.--Preparing scientific equations using equation software such as MSWord equation editor and Thomson MathType.--Utilizing Adobe Creative Suite's Illustrator to modify and correct illustrations and maps and prepare them for print and web viewing.--Importing and managing color graphics digital file formats (PDF, EPS, TIFF, JPEG, and PNG) using Adobe Creative Suite's Photoshop.--Portraying CMYK and RGB color accurately utilizing color management tools. 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. VETERANS PREFERENCE: If you are claiming veterans' preference you must provide a legible copy of your DD-214, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty, member 4 copy or any official documentation from the Armed Forces that confirms your dates of service and that your separation, discharge, or release from active duty was under honorable conditions (i.e., Honorable or General Discharge). Note: If you have more than one DD-214 for multiple periods of active duty, submit a copy for each period of service. --If you are currently on active military duty, you must provide documentation (e.g., campaign document, award citation, etc.), that verifies entitlement to veterans’ preference and that your character of military service is honorable.--If you are claiming 10-point veterans' preference, in addition to the documents specified above, you must also submit documentation that supports your claim, e.g., an official statement from the Department of Veterans Affairs (dated 1991 or later) or from a branch of the Armed Forces certifying the existence of a service-connected disability, or the award of the Purple Heart, etc. The overall rating must be identified on your certification letter or separation orders.--Documentation must be received by the closing date shown in this vacancy announcement. If you fail to submit any of the required documentation, you will not be granted veterans’ preference. Additional information on veterans' preference can be found in the VetGuide.--Required documents may be: 1) faxed to the Agency Contact (see "Contact Information"); 2) uploaded directly from your desktop; 3) uploaded directly from your USAJOBS stored attachments; 4) hand delivered to the servicing Human Resources Office (see 'Contact Information').--Auto-Requested Fax: allows you to submit required documentation that will be electronically displayed along with your resume.

Dietician Clinical at Radcliff Veterans Center

Fri, 02/09/2018 - 09:03
Employer: Radcliff Veterans Center Expires: 02/19/2018 DIETICIAN CLINICAL 59656BR Department of Veterans Affairs Pay Grade 14 (MIN-MID) $35,246.40 - $46,690.80 yearly at 37.5 hour work week OR $37,596.00 - $49,803.60 yearly at 40 hour work week Characteristics of the Job : Performs in depth nutritional assessment for residents or patients in a state hospital, institution or facility. Plans and supervises the implementation of therapeutic diets as prescribed by physician; and performs other duties as required. Minimum Requirement - Education : See Special Requirements. Minimum Requirement - Experience : NONE. Substitute Education for Experience : NONE. Substitute Experience for Education : NONE. Special Requirements : Must be licensed as a dietitian by the Ky. Board of Licensure and Certification for Dietitians and Nutritionists. http://bdn.ky.gov/ Must be registered as a dietitian by the Commission on Dietetic Registration, the credentialing agency for the American Dietetic Association. http://www.cdrnet.org/ Must maintain any required licensure(s), certification(s), or other credentials for the length of employment in this classification. Employing agency is responsible for ensuring employee possesses and maintains required licensure(s), certification(s) or other credentials. Pre-Employment Requirements: NONE. Post Employment Requirements : Must maintain licensure for the length of employment in this classification. http://bdn.ky.gov/ Department/Division/Branch/Address : Kentucky Department of Veterans AffairsCarl M. BrashearRadcliff Veterans Center100 Veterans DriveRadcliff, KY

Emerging Leaders Program, Information Technology Track at GEICO

Fri, 02/09/2018 - 08:59
Employer: GEICO Expires: 02/23/2018 This Position is Offered in the Following LocationChevy Chase, MDJob Duties & ResponsibilitiesThis career track is well suited for computer science, computer engineering, and information systems majors.Are you graduating with a technical degree, but looking for a company that will help develop you into a business leader? If you answered yes, then our Emerging Leaders program may be a great place for you to launch your career.As an Emerging Leader in the Information Technology track, you'll make real contributions to GEICO's bottom line while interacting with senior executives and associates at all levels. This highly selective program will teach you the ins and outs of our industry-leading company. We'll support your professional development while you gain hands-on technical and management experience.During this three-year program, you'll learn our business by working on projects, attending business meetings, leading teams, and rotating through our Information Services, Systems Operations, and Internet Business departments. Projects you could work on include database upgrades and business analyses, development and design, new application rollouts, data migration, and project management. Technologies we currently use include Java, C++, VB.net, Oracle, UNIX, J2EE and SQL.When you finish your program, you'll be ready for a future with enormous potential! Our goal is to place you in a position of significant responsibility within the technology-operations of our company.Candidate QualificationsBachelor's degree in business, computer science, or related fieldMaster's degree and MBA graduates are encouraged to apply3.50 or better overall GPA in undergraduate studies requiredVery good analytical and problem-solving skillsEffective written and verbal communication skillsDemonstrated leadership experienceHigh level of dependabilityDesire to one day become a managerWillingness to relocatePermanent U.S. work authorization

Emerging Leader Program Operations Track - Multiple Locations at GEICO

Fri, 02/09/2018 - 08:52
Employer: GEICO Expires: 02/23/2018 Make an impact while jump-starting your management career at GEICO!  If you are interested in a fast-track development program that will utilize your degree and enhance your leadership ability within a multi-billion dollar company, our Emerging Leaders Program may be just what you are looking for.Job Duties & ResponsibilitiesAs an Emerging Leader in the business operations track, you will have opportunities to make real contributions to GEICO's bottom line. You'll work one-on-one with a mentor and interact with senior executives. We'll teach you the ins and outs of our industry-leading company and support your professional development while you gain hands-on leadership experience. Throughout your program, you will experience various aspects of our operations including sales, customer service, claims, underwriting, and strategic planning.  A typical day will depend on the discipline in which you are currently working.To learn the positions you may one day manage, each rotation will teach you something new.  Sales will show you what it takes to sell a GEICO policy and you will produce rate quotes and sell products after completing training and obtaining your insurance license.  Customer Service will teach you how we keep millions of policyholders satisfied and what makes our service associates remarkable. During the claims rotation, you will learn to investigate minor and major accidents, identify fraud, and manage risk. Each rotation includes a chance to job shadow, develop your coaching and supervisory skills, and work on special projects.When you successfully finish your program, you'll be ready for a future with enormous potential! Our goal is to place you in a position of significant responsibility within our business operations.Candidate QualificationsBachelor's degree in business or related field (finance, accounting, economics, risk management, management, etc.)3.5+ cumulative GPA; you will be required to provide undergraduate transcripts with GPA to be considered for this positionVery good analytical and problem-solving skillsEffective written and verbal communication skillsDemonstrated leadership experience and desire to manage othersYou must move to and work from one of the following locations:  Woodbury, NY; Buffalo, NY; Fredericksburg, VA; Virginia Beach, VA; Macon, GA; Lakeland, FL; Dallas, TX; Tucson, AZ; and San Diego, CA.Permanent U.S. work authorization required; current and/or future sponsorship is not available

Visual Information Specialist GS-1084-05 (RG - DC) at U.S. Geological Survey

Fri, 02/09/2018 - 08:30
Employer: U.S. Geological Survey Expires: 02/16/2018 PATH-2018-0089  Visual Information Specialist - Madison, WI Salary:  $33,394.00 (Step 01) to $43,414.00  (Step 10); NOTE: First time hires to the Federal Government are typically hired at the Step 01.  As a VISUAL INFORMATION SPECIALIST with the USGS SCIENCE PUBLISHING NETWORK, located in Madison, WI, some of your specific duties will include:--Designing layouts for scientific information products and preparing files for 4-color process lithographic printing and web publishing.--Utilizing Adobe Creative Suite's InDesign and applying the advanced features tools to prepare layouts for final publication.--Preparing scientific equations using equation software such as MSWord equation editor and Thomson MathType.--Utilizing Adobe Creative Suite's Illustrator to modify and correct illustrations and maps and prepare them for print and web viewing.--Importing and managing color graphics digital file formats (PDF, EPS, TIFF, JPEG, and PNG) using Adobe Creative Suite's Photoshop.--Portraying CMYK and RGB color accurately utilizing color management tools. 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. VETERANS PREFERENCE: If you are claiming veterans' preference you must provide a legible copy of your DD-214, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty, member 4 copy or any official documentation from the Armed Forces that confirms your dates of service and that your separation, discharge, or release from active duty was under honorable conditions (i.e., Honorable or General Discharge). Note: If you have more than one DD-214 for multiple periods of active duty, submit a copy for each period of service. --If you are currently on active military duty, you must provide documentation (e.g., campaign document, award citation, etc.), that verifies entitlement to veterans’ preference and that your character of military service is honorable.--If you are claiming 10-point veterans' preference, in addition to the documents specified above, you must also submit documentation that supports your claim, e.g., an official statement from the Department of Veterans Affairs (dated 1991 or later) or from a branch of the Armed Forces certifying the existence of a service-connected disability, or the award of the Purple Heart, etc. The overall rating must be identified on your certification letter or separation orders.--Documentation must be received by the closing date shown in this vacancy announcement. If you fail to submit any of the required documentation, you will not be granted veterans’ preference. Additional information on veterans' preference can be found in the VetGuide.--Required documents may be: 1) faxed to the Agency Contact (see "Contact Information"); 2) uploaded directly from your desktop; 3) uploaded directly from your USAJOBS stored attachments; 4) hand delivered to the servicing Human Resources Office (see 'Contact Information').--Auto-Requested Fax: allows you to submit required documentation that will be electronically displayed along with your resume.

Account Rep at MarketSource

Fri, 02/09/2018 - 03:10
Employer: MarketSource Expires: 02/14/2018 MarketSource is looking for a Part-time Sales Representative for an assignment on a program within the Home Appliance vertical.Job Summary:The Part-time Sales Representative position is responsible for increasing product sales and knowledge at assigned accounts through Training and Brand Advocacy, Assisted Sales, and Visual Presence through store visits, relationship building, and conducting sales events in national retail chains.The qualified individual must possess a strong passion for success, an abundance of energy and be committed to delivering superior service and performance for our clients. The ideal candidate must be self-motivated, goal oriented and a team player excited to learn and grow as a member of the MarketSource team. Additionally, the candidate must be able to comfortably explain appliance benefits and technology, be able to educate consumers and sales associates, and make product recommendations. Sales Representatives must be able to make quality sales training presentations to associates for increased recommendation rates and demonstrations to consumers for increased sales event results, in addition to accurate execution of visual presence objectives as directed by our clients.Essential Functions:* Expected to consistently attain or exceed monthly quotas for visits and sales performance* Gains and maintains a sound knowledge of specific client products* Professionally represents MarketSource and it’s clients at all times* Builds relationships with assigned retail location personnel, including local and district-level management* Performing in-store or off-site product training sessions for retail sales staff* Performing in-store product demonstrations at assigned events.* Responding to store customers and in-store sales staff questions regarding client specific products* Providing superior customer service (retail sales experience a plus)* Gaining and maintaining a sound knowledge of specific client products* Maintains visual presence standards for client products, which may include ordering parts, cleaning product, installation of minor hardware, repositioning product, or other maintenance as requiredSupervisory or Management Responsibility/Decision Making Level:* This role typically does not have any supervisory or management responsibility* Must possess the ability to work with a high level of autonomy, a self- motivated individual with a strong work ethic who can excel with limited supervision and/or instructionMinimum Education and/or Experience:* Bachelor’s degree in marketing, sales, or other related business field, or equivalent sales and marketing experience required* 1-3 years of retail sales experience, with appliance sales experience preferredRequisite Abilities and/or Skills:* Availability to work a non-standard work schedule, including weekends, weekdays, or nights* Strong work ethics, personal integrity and character, positive attitude, enthusiasm, competitive drive, and self-motivation* Strong ability to persuade, motivate, and influence others* Outstanding communications and presentation skills* Aptitude for learning new technology* Excellent communication skills both verbal and written* Positive, flexible and focused, with an emphasis on a can do, hands on approach and philosophy* Ability to operate independently and proactively, prioritize, multi-task, and manage time effectively* Intense desire to improve professionally-minimally by successfully taking and passing two (2) LMS OneSource courses per year* Maturity, drive, and discipline to set individual schedule and take control of activities that will ultimately drive extraordinary, successful results* Able to analyze and interpret reports to develop work activities plan* Proficient in Microsoft Office suiteAdditional Job Requirements:* Flexibility is required* May require prolonged standing* Requires bending, stooping, reaching, twisting, lifting, pushing, pulling, walking, standing and moving items, all of which may be heavy* Adaptable to fast-paced environment* Must have reliable transportation* Must have reliable Internet Access* Performs additional job duties as assigned* Must be using a web enabled device (smartphone or tablet) with current iOS or Android with an active data plan* Valid driver’s license is required.

Design/Office Engineer - Transportation Engineer 3 at Washington State Department of Transportation

Thu, 02/08/2018 - 18:48
Employer: Washington State Department of Transportation - Southwest Region Expires: 02/22/2018 WSDOT is seeking a motivated engineer with strong technical and engineering skills to fill the position of Design/Office Engineer for our Port Orchard Project Office. You will be responsible for all facets of administration support for all assigned construction projects. This position will independently supervise, mentor, and train staff responsible for performing contract payment, materials documentation, change orders, designing projects and project controls. Communication is paramount, as this position will regularly communicate with key members within WSDOT as well as local agencies, contractors and others. At WSDOT, we honor diversity in the workplace and support one another with respect and trust. If you would like to join our team-oriented environment and enjoy continuously changing environment, along with a great deal of career stability and growth, definitely consider a career opportunity with WSDOT.   This position will perform the following work:Provide administration support for office construction and design activities.Manage design teams in the preparation of project Plans, Specifications, and Estimates.Serve as a lead and supervise support staff, organize and manage workloads.Prepare and review change orders.Perform field inspections and construction staking for transportation related projects.Manage office logistics including maintaining fleet, ordering supplies and upgrading equipment.Investigate construction problems, evaluate solutions and provide recommendations.Represent the department to local agencies and citizens of the state when discussing department operations, proposals and techniques for the resolution of complex transportation problems.Facilitate plan, schedule, and track the activities of staff. An ideal candidate for this position will have:One year of experience as a Transportation Engineer 2 or equivalent.Knowledge of engineering principles, practices and methods and the ability to apply them to complex engineering problems.Understanding of contractor/owner relationships, roles and responsibilities.Experience operating computer applications involving databases, word processing and spreadsheets to accomplish engineering and administrative tasks.The ability to read, interpret, understand, review and produce contract plans, specifications, and estimates.The ability to lift, manipulate, and transport equipment weighing up to 30 pounds while traversing uneven terrain in all weather conditions.Valid driver's license.Note:This position is covered by a union shop provision. Therefore, as a condition of employment, you are required to become a member of the PTE, Local 17, or arrange to pay that union a representational fee. The union shop requirement shall be effective on the first day of the month following the employee's initial 30 days in this classification.  The Washington State Department of Transportation is an equal opportunity employer. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, persons of disability, persons over 40 years of age, and disabled and Vietnam era veterans are encouraged to apply. Persons with disabilities needing assistance in the application process, or those needing this job announcement in an alternative format may call the listed recruiter.

Design/Office Engineer - Transportation Engineer 3 at Washington State Department of Transportation

Thu, 02/08/2018 - 18:47
Employer: Washington State Department of Transportation - Southwest Region Expires: 02/22/2018 WSDOT is seeking a motivated engineer with strong technical and engineering skills to fill the position of Design/Office Engineer for our Port Orchard Project Office. You will be responsible for all facets of administration support for all assigned construction projects. This position will independently supervise, mentor, and train staff responsible for performing contract payment, materials documentation, change orders, designing projects and project controls. Communication is paramount, as this position will regularly communicate with key members within WSDOT as well as local agencies, contractors and others. At WSDOT, we honor diversity in the workplace and support one another with respect and trust. If you would like to join our team-oriented environment and enjoy continuously changing environment, along with a great deal of career stability and growth, definitely consider a career opportunity with WSDOT. To learn more, please watch the following video: Why WSDOT? This position will perform the following work:Provide administration support for office construction and design activities.Manage design teams in the preparation of project Plans, Specifications, and Estimates.Serve as a lead and supervise support staff, organize and manage workloads.Prepare and review change orders.Perform field inspections and construction staking for transportation related projects.Manage office logistics including maintaining fleet, ordering supplies and upgrading equipment.Investigate construction problems, evaluate solutions and provide recommendations.Represent the department to local agencies and citizens of the state when discussing department operations, proposals and techniques for the resolution of complex transportation problems.Facilitate plan, schedule, and track the activities of staff. An ideal candidate for this position will have:One year of experience as a Transportation Engineer 2 or equivalent.Knowledge of engineering principles, practices and methods and the ability to apply them to complex engineering problems.Understanding of contractor/owner relationships, roles and responsibilities.Experience operating computer applications involving databases, word processing and spreadsheets to accomplish engineering and administrative tasks.The ability to read, interpret, understand, review and produce contract plans, specifications, and estimates.The ability to lift, manipulate, and transport equipment weighing up to 30 pounds while traversing uneven terrain in all weather conditions.Valid driver's license.Note:This position is covered by a union shop provision. Therefore, as a condition of employment, you are required to become a member of the PTE, Local 17, or arrange to pay that union a representational fee. The union shop requirement shall be effective on the first day of the month following the employee's initial 30 days in this classification. Contact us: For inquiries about this position, please contact Robyn Lovely at 360-705-7053 or email to lovelyr@wsdot.wa.gov.  Please reference recruitment number 18DOT-OR-30767. The Washington State Department of Transportation is an equal opportunity employer. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, persons of disability, persons over 40 years of age, and disabled and Vietnam era veterans are encouraged to apply. Persons with disabilities needing assistance in the application process, or those needing this job announcement in an alternative format may call the listed recruiter.

Materials Tester-Transportation Technician 3 In-Training at Washington State Department of Transportation

Thu, 02/08/2018 - 18:34
Employer: Washington State Department of Transportation - Southwest Region Expires: 02/23/2018 WSDOT's Lacey Project Engineering Office in Olympia is currently seeking a Materials Tester who has a background in construction or as an engineering technician who has exceptional aptitude for attention to detail. The incumbent will perform skilled technical work in support of engineering projects. The Materials Tester will provide essential support in monitoring contractor's activities during construction and ensuring the project is constructed in accordance with Contract Plans and Specifications. This individual will perform materials sampling, testing, acceptance procedures and assists the project inspectors in performing daily inspection of work performed. At WSDOT, we honor diversity in the workplace and support one another with respect and trust. If you would like to join our team-oriented environment and enjoy continuously changing environment, along with a great deal of career stability and growth, definitely consider a career opportunity with WSDOT. To learn more, please watch the following video: Why WSDOT? This position will perform the following work:Assist with inspection of roadway and bridge construction.Perform a variety of job site tests, record test data, and interpret test results.Sample and test Hot Mix Asphalt, Cement Concrete, and other surfacing materials.Sample and perform aggregate tests such as sieve analysis, sand equivalent, and moisture content.Use nuclear gauge to test densities of asphalt concrete, surfacing and earthwork.Write and receive tickets for measurements of materials.Assist in staking and surveying.Visibly demonstrate your commitment to the Department's safety program.Communicate both orally and in writing, and work in a cooperative and courteous manner with the public, contractors, supervisors, and other department staff.Other duties as assigned.Please note that this is an in-training position that offers a career path and on-the-job training. This position allows you to progress through the Transportation Technician field, and achieve the goal class of a Transportation Technician 3. Candidates will be considered as a Transportation Technician 2 or Transportation Technician 3, depending on qualifications. To be considered at the Transportation Technician 2 level, an ideal candidate is required to have at least one of the following:High school diploma/GED AND two (2) years of experience performing basic technical engineering work as a Transportation Technician 1 or equivalent. An Associate's degree in Civil Engineering or related field.Completion of technical program of at least 1,200 instructional hours.To be considered at the Transportation Technician 3 level, an ideal candidate is required to have at least one of the following:Two years of experience performing semi-skilled technical engineering work as a Transportation Technician 2 or equivalent.A Bachelor's degree in Engineering.Certification as an Engineer-in-Training.A Land Surveyor's license. An ideal candidate at either level will also have:Knowledge of materials testing, construction practices, and contract administration.Knowledge of civil engineering principles, practices, and methods, with the ability to apply them.Experience in reading, drawing, and interpreting detailed engineering plans.The ability to perform and check engineering calculations.The ability to lift and carry 30 lbs. and work in an outdoor environment to include navigating uneven terrain.The ability to obtain and maintain certifications for construction materials testing.Flexibility to adjust work schedule to coincide with contractor activities including the ability to travel as needed, work nights, weekends, holidays, and perform emergency callout/standby.A valid driver's license. Note:This position is covered by a union shop provision. Therefore, as a condition of employment, you are required to become a member of the PTE, Local 17, or arrange to pay that union a representational fee. The union shop requirement shall be effective on the first day of the month following the employee's initial 30 days in this classification.  The Washington State Department of Transportation is an equal opportunity employer. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, persons of disability, persons over 40 years of age, and disabled and Vietnam era veterans are encouraged to apply. Persons with disabilities needing assistance in the application process, or those needing this job announcement in an alternative format may contact the listed recruiter.

Compliance Enforcement Specialist – Program Specialist 3 at Washington State Department of Transportation

Thu, 02/08/2018 - 17:30
Employer: Washington State Department of Transportation Expires: 02/19/2018 The Opportunity: The Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) is seeking a talented individual to work in the Office of Equal Opportunity (OEO) as a Compliance Enforcement Specialist – Program Specialist 3 in Olympia, WA The competitive candidate for this position will have knowledge and experience with program compliance, monitoring, and enforcement of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and/or other Federal Acts. The incumbent will also be passionate about making a difference for the citizens of the state of Washington, as this position will champion diversity and equity in employment, the awarding of contracts, and with DBE contractors (Disadvantaged Business Enterprise). As part of the OEO team, you will also be involved with community engagement events that support WSDOT's DBE Programs.   At WSDOT, we honor diversity in the workplace and support one another with respect and trust. If you would like to join our team-oriented environment and enjoy a continuously changing environment, and a great deal of career stability and growth, definitely consider a career opportunity with WSDOT. To learn more, please watch the following video:   This position will perform the following work:Assist with monitoring and compliance activities in coordination and support of the external civil rights programs.Be responsible for regional programs, including but not limited to the State Minority & Women's Business Enterprise (M/WBE); Small Business Enterprise (SBE); and Veterans Business Enterprise (VBE).Assist with the federal DBE program on USDOT assisted contracts and procurements in accordance with the appropriate Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), including individual federally assisted project goal setting, good faith effort reviews, and project clearing. This may include compliance and monitoring of such issues as prompt payment, mediation of disputes regarding compliance with DBE requirements and local agencies and contractors.Creates DBE/MBE/WBE/SBE/VBE reportsResponsible for the entering and general maintenance of contracts within the electronic diversity management software system, powered by B2Gnow.Assist with developing and implementing policies and procedures in streamlining business processes, and standards for program operations.Assist with desk audits and on-site reviews, investigations, and development and implementation of recommendations or corrective action.Work in concert with DBE managers, monitor DBE and MWBE contract performance activities.Assist with community relations and outreach between diverse groups on all aspects of the DBE program by maintaining a working relationship with special interest groups, stakeholders, and public and private organizations. An ideal candidate for this position will have:Bachelor's Degree and/or two years of professional experience in business development, grant process management and contract management or related field.Exceptional communication skills, both written and verbal.Experience working with diverse, multicultural and multiethnic communities.Ability to manage large databases with a strict attention to detail.Ability to work efficiently to meet deadlines in a timely fashion.Knowledge of Federal laws and guidelines, such as Equal Employment Opportunity, Contract Compliance, Civil Rights Act of 1964, applicable Codes of Federal Compliance (CFR), and other legislation that impact WSDOT.Ability to collaborate efforts across large groups and build consensus.Ability to travel frequently with varied working business hours. Travel may include air, ferry, or automobile. On-site visits generally take place in an office setting.Valid driver's license. Note: This position is covered by a union shop provision. Therefore, as a condition of employment, candidates who are appointed are required to become members of the WFSE, or arrange to pay to that union a fee equivalent to its regular monthly dues. The union shop provision shall be effective on the first day of the month following the employee's initial 30 days in this classification.  The Washington State Department of Transportation is an equal opportunity employer. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, persons of disability, persons over 40 years of age, and disabled and Vietnam era veterans are encouraged to apply. Persons with disabilities needing assistance in the application process, or those needing this job announcement in an alternative format may call or email the recruiter.

Field Specialist at Conservation Corps Minnesota & Iowa

Thu, 02/08/2018 - 16:21
Employer: Conservation Corps Minnesota & Iowa Expires: 02/17/2018 The AmeriCorps Field Specialist (ages 18-25 preferred) provides training, education and leadership to corpsmembers, ensuring projects are done in an efficient, safe and consistent manner. The Specialist will assist the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) with preparing, coordinating, providing leadership and monitoring natural resource projects.JOB DETAILS:-- Locations: New Ulm, MN-- AmeriCorps service position (ages 18-25 preferred)-- Term dates: ASAP – December 21, 2018-- Schedule: Full-time, Monday-Thursday, 10 hrs/day-- Stipend: $1990/mo-- Education award: $5815 upon successful completion of termJOB DUTIES: -- Help coordinate field crews and assist on technical projects, which may include prescribed burning, invasive species management and restoration of native plant communities.-- Coordinate between project hosts, Regional Staff, DNR Staff and crews. Maintain equipment, conduct repairs and inventory.-- Provide educational, technical and safety training for district corpsmembers. -- Ensure corpsmembers are familiar with safety practices and precautions. Develop emergency response plans, conduct shop safety audits and safety site inspections. QUALIFICATIONS:-- Working knowledge of conservation project management from a variety of disciplines.-- Experience with hand and power tools, tree felling and chainsaw operations, construction and mechanical skills, and wildland firefighting and/or prescribed burning.-- Previous experience in a leadership role, effective communication skills and ability to multi-task, ability to work with minimal supervision and be flexible in responsibilities.REQUIREMENTS:-- Red card certification (S-130/S-190, L-180, IS-100 and IS-700) and arduous work capacity test completion.-- Current First Aid/CPR certificate.-- One-year experience in field natural resource management including prescribed burning, invasive species management and natural community restoration.-- Valid driver’s license and safe driving record (no major moving violations or DUIs in the past five years).-- Flexible schedule to accommodate week-long out-of-town projects and emergency response.-- Ability to perform the Essential Service Functions 40 hours per week, including long (10 hr) days of physically demanding outdoor work.-- Full term of service must be completed in order to receive the education award.PERKS:-- Learn valuable job and leadership skills applicable to any career-- Earn an AmeriCorps education award for school expenses or to pay off qualified student loans-- Learn about current environmental issues and network with natural resource professionals-- Get field experience and gain natural resource management skillsFor more details and a complete list of locations, qualifications and requirements, please visit our application page.DEADLINE: February 16, 2018 

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