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System Administrator at NC Department of Commerce Human Resource Office of Diversity and Inclusion

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 15:49
Employer: NC Department of Commerce Human Resource Office of Diversity and Inclusion Expires: 10/26/2017 STATE OF NORTH CAROLINAinvites applications for the position of: System AdministratorJOB CLASS TITLE: Technology Support Specialist  POSITION NUMBER: 60077210  DEPARTMENT: Dept of Commerce  DIVISION/SECTION: Utilities Commission  SALARY RANGE: $42,593.00 - $94,380.00 Annually RECRUITMENT RANGE: $42,593.00 - $77,581.00  SALARY GRADE / SALARY GRADE EQUIVALENT: 77  COMPETENCY LEVEL: Journey  APPOINTMENT TYPE: Permanent Full-Time  WORK LOCATION: Wake County  OPENING DATE: 10/16/17  CLOSING DATE: 10/18/17 3:34 PM Eastern Time   DESCRIPTION OF WORK: Salary Grade: Banded- Journey Level (SG Equivalent: 77)Recruitment Range: $42,593.00 - $77,581.00 This is a repost. Previous applicants will still be considered and do not need to reapply.The North Carolina Department of Commerce is the state's lead agency for economic, community and workforce development. The Department works with local, regional, national and international organizations to fulfill its mission to improve the economic well-being and quality of life for all North Carolinians.The North Carolina Utilities Commission (NCUC) regulates the rates and services of about 3,000 public utilities in North Carolina to include electric, telephone (including pay phone service and shared tenant service), natural gas, water, wastewater, electric resale, household goods transportation, buses, brokers, and ferryboats. The Commission is also responsible for administering programs in North Carolina to ensure the safety of natural gas pipelines.  The Information Technology Department of the NCUC is charged with the responsibility of providing all computer and network related functions, including the website and Docket Management System, that is used heavily by the utility company personnel and their attorneys. The Systems Administrator position provides system and network administration and support through: assessing, implementing, and troubleshooting server, application, hardware, and desktop updates, upgrades, and patches; and managing and supporting servers, hosts, and firewalls, including an internal email server separate from the ITS statewide system.  This position manages multiple servers, Active Directory and Exchange, server reports, logs and documents; maintain schedules and calendars for system and hardware upgrade/maintenance; development and maintenance of departmental technical documentation; installs and configures any service application required to meet NCUC business needs and ensures those applications are secure, and is responsible for planning, testing new technology, assisting with help desk duties and other duties as assigned. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES / COMPETENCIES: Demonstrated experience:supporting a complex VMware environmentimplementing and managing SAN technologiesmanaging a Microsoft Windows Server environment including network services, Active Directory (forest and domain trust, operation master roles, group policy design)supporting server and system technologies, and of the configuration and operation of hardware and software associatedtroubleshooting and resolving network, hardware, and software problems through advanced system analysisdesigning, maintaining, repairing, and upgrading network and computer systemsresearching technology to improve organizational network needs and solve complicated networking and infrastructure issuesConsiderable Knowledge of:Exchange ServerManagement PreferencesExperience or working knowledge of: Security AdministrationEMC SAN & Data DomainMS Windows Server 2008 and aboveMeraki firewalls/switchesBarracuda appliancesAmazon Web ServicesVPN Knowledge  MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: Associate's degree in Computer Information Technology, Computer Technology Integration; Networking Technology, or related areas and three years of experience in System Administration; or a Bachelor's degree and four years of experience in System Administration; or a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Math or Engineering and two years of experience in System Administration; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.**All degrees must be from Appropriately Accredited Institutions.NOTE: This is a Career-Banded position. Recruitment for this position will target the Journey level of the Technology Support Specialist class. Salary will be commensurate with the applicant's competencies, as well as, the budget, equity, and market conditions. This position is considered to be equivalent to salary grade 77.  ***If no applicants meet the competencies and minimum training/experience requirements, then management may consider other applicants***  SUPPLEMENTAL AND CONTACT INFORMATION: For consideration for this vacancy, all applicants must complete an on-line application using this link, https://www.governmentjobs.com/Applications/Index/northcarolina. If multiple applications are submitted to an individual posting, only the most recent application received prior to the posting close date will be evaluated for the consideration. Applications for positions requiring specific coursework must be accompanied by a copy of the applicant's transcript. ***INCLUDE ALL RELEVANT EDUCATION, WORK EXPERIENCE IN THE DESIGNATED EDUCATION AND WORK HISTORY SECTION ON THE FORMAL APPLICATION*** ***Applications with "see attached" or resumes in lieu of completed education and work experience on the formal application will be deemed incomplete and will not be eligible for consideration for the vacancy***  Applicants requesting and receiving an accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) are eligible to submit paper applications via mail or by fax. Applicants seeking Veteran's Preference must submit a DD Form 214, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty. This information may be attached to the on-line application or may be faxed.Applicants may check the status of their application for a vacancy at any time by logging into the government jobs system using the link above. Once the applicant has logged in, the status of each submitted application is documented next to each vacancy for which he/she has applied.All applicants recommended for hire will be subject to a criminal background check.Kimberly R. SpragueSalary AdministratorNC Dept. of CommerceHuman Resources OfficePhone: (919) 814 - 4623Fax:      (919) 715 - 3183

Student Trainee Public Affairs (Student Trainee USDA Pathways Internship Program) at USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 11:39
Employer: USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service Expires: 10/25/2017 SummaryThis position is in the Office of Public Affairs and Consumer Education, Web and Digital Communications Staff, located in Washington, DC. This is an Excepted Service appointment not-to-exceed (NTE) one year and may be extended in increments NTE 1 year for up to 8 years in total as long as the student remains eligible for the program.  Upon successful completion of the program and at the agency's discretion, the appointee may be non-competitively converted to a term or permanent position in the competitive service. ResponsibilitiesWrite and edit web content and other digital communication materials.Assist with the maintenance of Agency websites, apps; such as posting content, site testing, quality assurance (QA), quality control (QC), etc.Write, edit, and strategize social media content.Review website content, organize and track site improvements or content updates to be made and coordinate new content and post content.Create infographics, videos, and other creative projects.Assist with web and digital communication projects.Research and write reports.Pull and analyze metrics and data.The Student Trainee supports OPACE in the establishment and maintenance of effective working relationships with other internal and external stakeholders affected by Agency programs. 

Design Technician – TT3 In-Training at Washington State Department of Transportation

Fri, 10/13/2017 - 14:55
Employer: Washington State Department of Transportation Expires: 10/27/2017 The Opportunity:   Are you looking for an opportunity to work in a fast-paced design environment in an office assigned to Fish Passage projects around the entire Olympic Region? This may be the dream job you have been looking for. WSDOT has openings for two Design Technicians in the Olympia Project Engineering Office in Tumwater. The incumbents selected will become a part of a collaborative design team and will provide support for the delivery of fish passable water crossing design projects within WSDOT's Olympic Region. The primary responsibility of these positions will be utilizing Computer Aided Drafting (CAD) technology to develop, report, and present graphics, right-of-way sheets, and plans for approval in accordance with current design policies, standards, and guidelines. At WSDOT we champion diversity and welcome applicants with varying backgrounds and experiences. WSDOT also offers outstanding benefits, a generous amount of paid time off (True Work-Life Balance), a defined benefit pension retirement plan, advancement opportunities, and much more. Click here for more information regarding our comprehensive benefits package.  Please note that these are in-training positions that offer a career path and on-the-job training. The in-training plan 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. Transportation Technician 2: $44,400 - $58,284Transportation Technician 3: $50,292 - $65,916  These positions will perform the following work: Assist in the development of electronic drawings for design using computer-aided design and drafting software.Assist with the design and the development of plans, specifications, and estimates.Check plan sheets for adherence to WSDOT drafting standards.Assist with engineering design tasks.Assist in quantity calculations.Utilize computer software to solve routine engineering problems.Assist with meeting preparation, project documentation, and monitoring schedules.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. An ideal candidate for this position will have: Basic knowledge of principles and practices of highway engineering.The ability to perform and check engineering calculations.The ability to operate computer aided drafting and design systems for design of highway projects.The ability to effectively communicate with designers and other team members.A valid driver's license.

Staffing Services Associate at Google, Inc.

Thu, 10/12/2017 - 22:40
Employer: Google, Inc. - University Progragms Expires: 10/23/2017 PLEASE APPLY ON GOOGLE.COM/STUDENTS. DO NOT APPLY ON HANDSHAKE.Apply here: goo.gl/5dd4j6As a Staffing Services Associate you'll ensure a seamless, candidate-friendly hiring process. You'll be responsible for keeping the process organized and efficient while actively maintaining clear lines of communication with recruiters, hiring managers and candidates - from entry-level to senior leadership hires. By providing great customer service and smoothly managing all the details, you'll contribute to the overall success of the Staffing team. You are both scrappy and resourceful, creative and driven -- and excited to share the magic of working at Google.Great just isn't good enough for our People Operations team (you probably know us better as "Human Resources"). Made up of equal parts HR professionals, former consultants and analysts, we're the champions of Google's colorful culture. In People Ops, we "find them, grow them, and keep them" - we bring the world's most innovative people to Google and provide the programs that help them thrive. Whether recruiting the next great Googler, refining our core programs, developing talent or simply looking for ways to inject some more fun into the lives of our Googlers, we bring a data-driven approach that is reinventing the human resources field.Interested? Please apply here: goo.gl/5dd4j6

Seasonal Legislative Aide at City of Minneapolis

Thu, 10/12/2017 - 16:30
Employer: City of Minneapolis - Intergovernmental Relations Expires: 10/26/2017 The City of Minneapolis Office of Intergovernmental Relations (IGR) advocates for the City at various governmental levels. This position has been a pathway for careers in government relations and public policy, and is a hands-on in-depth introduction to local and state government.The Seasonal Legislative Aide will work with IGR staff as they advocate for the City of Minneapolis' legislative agenda at the Minnesota state legislature. This position is involved in policy research-monitoring, analysis, and development for a broad range of topics. It provides opportunities for professional networking and development opportunities.The most successful candidate for this position will have an understanding of the Minnesota state legislature, an interest in legislative/local government policy issues, and a desire to work in a fast-paced, engaging, and analytical work environment.This is a full-time, benefits-eligible, temporary opening, for up to six months beginning early to mid January 2018. This position will include late hours, weekends, and unpredictable schedules once the legislative session begins. A cover letter and resume are required. You must attach a cover letter and updated resume to your application.   Job Duties and Responsibilities: Assist IGR staff with implementation of legislative agenda at the Capitol. Track legislative issues before the Minnesota Legislature Write/edit reports and newsletter updating and summarizing legislative activities and departmental actions Research legislative issues and City policies and initiatives Update City elected officials and department heads regarding legislative actions Other duties as assigned.Working Conditions:Occasional standard office setting with frequent off-site attendance at meetings, including at or near the state Capitol area; frequent travel between office buildings to attend meetings and committee hearings. Required Qualifications: Required Education:Some post-high school education, preferably with coursework in political science, economics, social sciences, public policy, or humanities. BA preferred.No experience required however, working knowledge of legislative processes is preferred.Licenses:Must possess, and continue to maintain, a Class D driver's license.Equivalency:An equivalent combination of education and experience closely related to the duties of the position MAY be considered.Background Check:The City has determined that a criminal background check and/or qualifications check may be necessary for certain positions with this job title. Applicants may be required to sign an informed consent form allowing the City to obtain their criminal history and/or verify their qualifications in connection with the position sought. Applicants who do not sign the informed consent form will not be further considered for the position.Union Representation:This position is non-represented.Selection Process:The selection process will consist of one or more of the following steps: a rating of relevant education and experience, an interview, and/or a writing exercise. It is important that your application show all the relevant education and experience you possess. This information will be used to determine which candidates will proceed in the selection process. A submitted application is also used to verify the answers to any supplemental questions. The City of Minneapolis Human Resources Department reserves the right to limit the number in any phase of the selection process.Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Ability to work full time, including late hours, weekends, and unpredictable schedules. Excellent writing skills. Superior organizational and multitasking skills. Strong interpersonal and networking skills. Ability to be self-directed and work with minimal supervision. Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite. Proficiency in internet and other research methods. Comfortable using new forms of technology and communication. Must provide own transportation to and from outside meetings (mileage reimbursement provided). Familiarity with the Minnesota legislature website is preferred.

Budget Analyst 2 at Tennessee State Government

Thu, 10/12/2017 - 14:15
Employer: Tennessee State Government Expires: 10/12/2017 The Department of Human Services mission is to offer temporary economic assistance, work opportunities and protective services to improve the lives of Tennesseans. Our vision is to be a leader in effectively partnering with human service customers in establishing or re-establishing self-sufficiency to create a better quality of life. The Budget Analyst position works in a team of three to help manage the Department’s $2.9B budget. This involves working with all programs within the Department to understand their budgetary needs and the different grants that impact each area. Strong analytical abilities are critical, especially the capacity to understand and manipulate large financial data sets. Communication skills are also important as this position requires information sharing to a wide variety of people, some of which have little to no knowledge of financials. This job requires the ability to set priorities while independently managing multiple assignments with varying deadlines.   Position Responsibilities: §  Manipulate, analyze, and draw conclusions from large financial data sets §  Perform budget maintenance activities and analysis by reviewing periodic budgeting and accounting reports §  Work closely with operating department managers and staff to achieve the proper maintenance of the budget §  Examine requests for budget revision and recommends approval or denial; draft correspondence and reports in support or denial of revisions §  Keep detailed records of expenditures to ensure the proper use of funds §  Prepare special financial reports as required §  Assemble fiscal and statistical data for use in budgetary evaluations and budget hearings §  Assist in Department and Program budget development based on historical spending trends and future programmatic initiatives §  Analyze legislation impacting the Department and evaluate the possible effects on departmental programs and fiscal operations §  Communicate complex topics and present analysis findings clearly to Executive Leadership Position Requirements:   §  Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s degree   Competencies:   §  Critical Thinking §  Problem Solving §  Proficiency in Excel, especially mathematical functions and data manipulation §  Written and Verbal Communication §  Time Management §  Presentation Skills/Comfort around Executive Leadership Information regarding State of Tennessee benefits: https://www.tn.gov/hr/topic/benefits   Target Salary: $42,000-$52,000  Salary will be commensurate with knowledge, skills and experience directly related to this job. Applicants may be subject to background screening.  Any position could ultimately be designated as work from home, mobile work or free address (i.e. Employees work in office and can choose from various space options based on need for a given day such as private meeting rooms, conference rooms, collaborative spaces and enclaves for individual work assignments.)

Tax Performance System Coordinator at NC Department of Commerce Human Resource Office of Diversity and Inclusion

Thu, 10/12/2017 - 10:16
Employer: NC Department of Commerce Human Resource Office of Diversity and Inclusion Expires: 10/16/2017 STATE OF NORTH CAROLINAinvites applications for the position of: Tax Performance System CoordinatorJOB CLASS TITLE: Systems And Procedures Analyst II  POSITION NUMBER: 60077947  DEPARTMENT: Dept of Commerce  DIVISION/SECTION: UI/Quality Control  SALARY RANGE: $41,125.00 - $68,197.00 Annually RECRUITMENT RANGE: $41,125 - $61,429  SALARY GRADE / SALARY GRADE EQUIVALENT: 71  COMPETENCY LEVEL: Not Applicable  APPOINTMENT TYPE: Permanent Full-Time  WORK LOCATION: Wake County  OPENING DATE: 10/03/17  CLOSING DATE: 10/16/17 5:00 PM Eastern Time   DESCRIPTION OF WORK: Salary Grade: 71Recruitment Range:  $41,125 - $61,429Department Mission: To improve the economic well-being and quality of life for all North Carolinians.Description of Work:This position will plan and conduct current period analysis of administrative and operational functions of a department or process and evaluate the adequacy of internal controls, to ensure safeguarding of assets, efficient use of resources, compliance with related laws, regulations and agency policies, the reliability and integrity of financial information and prevention/deterrence of fraud waste and abuse. Conduct all Tax Performance System audits based on mandatory comprehensive Program Reviews consisting of Systems Reviews which examine the tax systems for existence of internal controls, Acceptance Samples which examine a specific number of random transactions in thirteen tax functions, and Computed Measures analysis which factored in as part of the assessment of each tax function. Work is guided by the Federal Unemployment Tax Act, the Employment Security Law of North Carolina, legal interpretations of the Law and tax act, U. S. Department of Labor Tax Performance procedural manuals, department procedural manuals and departmental policies. Will develop and maintain a plan of action for operating the TPS program for the year.  Assist with the Benefits Timeliness and Quality (BTQ) review to determine if performance is meeting the standards which have been set by the U.S. Department of Labor. Assist with the Lower Authority Appeals Quality Review (LAA), a comprehensive evaluation of a random sample of Lower Level Authority Appeal cases. Conduct Data Validation audits of United States Department of Labor required reports of data for the tax quality samples and assist with validation of the benefit quality samples. Familiarity with office procedures, practices and equipment is essential. The work schedule for this position is Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. This position is physically located in Raleigh, North Carolina, Wake County.  KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES / COMPETENCIES:Qualified applicants must submit an application that clearly reflects work experience that demonstrates the following: Demonstrated work experience to plan and effectively carry out assignments within time limits for completion.Demonstrated work experience to work independently.Demonstrated knowledge and experience of tax law and/or accounting principles and practices.Demonstrated work experience communicating effectively in written and oral form.Applicant must meet both the Minimum Education and Experience Requirements and all posted Knowledge, Skills and Abilities / Competencies requirements to be considered Qualified for the position.  MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: For positions in the employment services division: completion of two years of college and three years of progressive experience in employment services activities at a supervisory or management level; for positions in the unemployment insurance division: completion of two years of college and three years of progressive experience in unemployment insurance activities including one year of experience in an administrative or supervisory capacity, or in statistical research; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.Management Preferences:Knowledge and experience of the organization, operations and objectives of the Division of Employment Security. The ability to establish and maintain a working relationship with agency personnel and other government agencies. Knowledge and experience to interpret and explain the provisions of the N.C. Unemployment Insurance Law and the Federal Unemployment Tax Act. Demonstrated experience with bookkeeping or accounting experience in analyzing and interpreting payroll data. Demonstrated experience applying creativity to the solving of complex problems is preferred.  SUPPLEMENTAL AND CONTACT INFORMATION: For consideration for this vacancy, all applicants must complete an on-line application using this link https://www.governmentjobs.com/Applications/Index/northcarolina. If multiple applications are submitted to an individual posting only the most recent application received prior to the posting close date will be evaluated for consideration. Applications for positions requiring specific coursework must be accompanied by a copy of the applicant's transcript.** INCLUDE ALL RELEVANT EDUCATION, WORK EXPERIENCE IN THE DESIGNATED EDUCATION AND WORK HISTORY SECTION ON THE FORMAL APPLICATION.** Applications with "see attached" or resumes in lieu of completed education and work experience on the formal application will be deemed incomplete and will not be eligible for consideration for the vacancy. All attachments, unless specifically requested in the vacancy announcement (i.e. transcripts, proof of licensure or certification, etc.), are considered optional and will not be reviewed during initial screening to determine applicant eligibility for the vacancy. Applicants requesting and receiving an accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) are eligible to submit paper applications via mail or by fax.Applicants seeking Veteran's Preference must submit a DD Form 214, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty. This information may be attached to the on-line application or may be faxed. Applicants may check the status of their application for a vacancy at any time by logging in to the government jobs system using the above link. Once the applicant has logged in, the status of each submitted application is documented next to each vacancy for which he/she has applied.Please note: This position is subject to a National and International Background Investigation and/or Fingerprinting as required by applicable law.For technical issues with your application, please call the NeoGov Help Line at 1-855-524-5627. Due to the volume of applications received, we are unable to provide information regarding the status of your application over the phone. To check the status of your application, please log in to your account. Processing applications will take an average of 6 – 8 weeks due to the high volume of applications received. It is not necessary to contact the Human Resources Office to check the status of an application.Solona Wallace-BaskervilleRecruitment & Salary Administration TechnicianDivision of Employment SecurityNorth Carolina Department of Commerce Phone: (919) 707-1681Fax: (919) 733-0774

Accounting Manager at NC Department of Commerce Human Resource Office of Diversity and Inclusion

Thu, 10/12/2017 - 10:09
Employer: NC Department of Commerce Human Resource Office of Diversity and Inclusion Expires: 10/19/2017 STATE OF NORTH CAROLINAinvites applications for the position of: Budget and Finance ManagerJOB CLASS TITLE: Accounting Manager  POSITION NUMBER: 60081145  DEPARTMENT: Dept of Commerce  SALARY RANGE: $51,195.00 - $113,851.00 Annually SALARY GRADE / SALARY GRADE EQUIVALENT: 80  COMPETENCY LEVEL: Journey  APPOINTMENT TYPE: Permanent Full-Time  WORK LOCATION: Wake County  OPENING DATE: 10/05/17  CLOSING DATE: 10/19/17 5:00 PM Eastern Time   DESCRIPTION OF WORK: The Recruitment Range is: $51,195.00 to $90,638.00This is a Career Banded position at the Journey Level (equivalent to Salary Grade 80).The North Carolina Department of Commerce is the state's lead agency for economic, community and workforce development. The Department works with local, regional, national and international organizations to fulfill its mission to improve the economic well-being and quality of life for all North Carolinians.  The Finance Director position at the Division of Workforce Solutions (DWS) is responsible for providing professional leadership and direction in finance management for three units: Budget, Administrative Accounting, and Accounts Payable, with each unit having a manager, with a total staff of 15.  As DWS is 100% federally funded with grants from the US Department of Labor, this position has oversight of financial operations related to all grants, as well as matching financial and programmatic data related to NCWorks. This position is responsible for financial budgeting and tracking of multiple recurring Federal grants, and producing required quarterly and final reports following Federal Uniform Guidance and specific requirements.   This position coordinates with programmatic staff to appropriately process and reconcile larger grants such as Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA), Wagner-Peyser and Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA). The position processes and tracks allocations and receipts through use of the Federal Accounting and Reporting System (FARS), a grants managemnt system called Workforce Information System Enterprise (WISE), and the Cash Management Control System (CMCS). These systems, along with other State of North Carolina required reporting methodologies, include the Comprehensive Annual Finance Report (CAFR) and the Single Audit Reporting Package (SARP).   This position is responsible for ensuring all charges are tracked through Cost Center coding, paid through Accounts Payable, and cost sharing initiatives are implemented between DWS Career Center partners and the DWS Finance department.  This position is the main contact for state auditors, EAGLE, OSBM, and Federal auditors.  KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES / COMPETENCIES:  Demonstrated ability to interpret and apply complex federal rules and regulations and make strategic level financial decisions.Demonstrated knowledge of fiscal theory, accounting principles, techniques, practices and procedures and skill in applying this knowledge.Demonstrated knowledge of State and Federal regulations and statutes governing auditing process and requirements.Demonstrated ability to address quality monitoring and performance improvement issues.Demonstrated leadership skills in managing team work among work unit.Demonstrated competence in supervisory skills in the area of finance or finance related disciplines. Preferences:  Prior experience with federal grants and knowledge of Government Accounting Standards Board (GASB), Office of Management Budget (OMB), and state financial policies is highly desired in the position.  Knowledge of Federal Accounting & Reporting System (FARS) and Workforce Information System Enterprise (WISE) systems or similar electronic accounting systems. Demonstrated skill in training sub-recipients in the regulations and reporting elements pertinent to grant allocations and the operations.  MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor's degree in accounting, business, finance or other discipline related to the area of assignment with twelve (12) credit hours of accounting coursework and three (3) years of professional accounting experience, of which at least one is supervisory; or equivalent combination of training and experience. Some positions may require additional credit hours of accounting coursework. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.   SUPPLEMENTAL AND CONTACT INFORMATION: For consideration for this vacancy, all applicants must complete an on-line application using this link  https://www.governmentjobs.com/Applications/Index/northcarolina. If multiple applicants are submitted to an individual posting only the most recent application received prior to the posting closing date will be evaluated for consideration. Applications for positions requiring specific coursework must be accompanied by a copy of the applicant's transcript. **INCLUDE ALL RELEVANT EDUCATION, WORK EXPERIENCE IN THE DESIGNATED EDUCATION AND WORK HISTORY SECTION ON THE FORMAL APPLICATION. Applications with "see attached" or resumes in lieu of completed education and work experience on the formal application will be deemed incomplete and will not be eligible for consideration for the vacancy. All attachments, unless specifically requested in the vacancy announcement (i.e. transcripts, proof of licensure or certification, etc.), are considered optional and will not be reviewed during initial screening to determine applicant's eligibility for the vacancy**. Applicants requesting and receiving an accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) are eligible to submit paper applications via mail or by fax.Applicants seeking Veteran's Preference under N.C.G.S. 126 must submit a DD Form 214, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty. This information may be attached to the on-line application or be faxed on or before the closing date.Applicants may check the status of their application for a vacancy at any time by logging into the government jobs system using the above link. Once the applicant has logged in, the status of each submitted application is documented next to each vacancy for which he/she has applied.Carmella L. HartPost Office Box 27625Raleigh, NC 27611Phone: (919) 814-0473Fax: (919) 662-4632For consideration for this vacancy, all applicants must complete an on-line application using this link  https://www.governmentjobs.com/Applications/Index/northcarolina.

Agricultural Employment Consultant II at NC Department of Commerce Human Resource Office of Diversity and Inclusion

Thu, 10/12/2017 - 08:10
Employer: NC Department of Commerce Human Resource Office of Diversity and Inclusion Expires: 10/20/2017 STATE OF NORTH CAROLINAinvites applications for the position of: Agricultural Employment Consultant IIJOB CLASS TITLE: Employment Consultant II  POSITION NUMBER: 60079530  DEPARTMENT: Dept of Commerce  DIVISION/SECTION: Workforce Solutions  SALARY RANGE: $35,474.00 - $57,292.00 Annually SALARY GRADE / SALARY GRADE EQUIVALENT: 67  COMPETENCY LEVEL: Not Applicable  APPOINTMENT TYPE: Permanent Full-Time  WORK LOCATION: Forsyth County  OPENING DATE: 10/09/17  CLOSING DATE: 10/20/17 5:00 PM Eastern Time   DESCRIPTION OF WORK: This position is part of the Agricultural Services team within the NC Department of Commerce, Division of Workforce Solutions. The selected candidate will provide comprehensive employment and supportive services to agricultural job seekers and employers in the surrounding counties and work out of the Winston-Salem/Forsyth County NCWorks Career Center. The position requires extensive outreach activities and employment related services to the agricultural community. This includes providing priority services where legislatively appropriate, and applying a comprehensive knowledge of specific rules and regulations pertaining to targeted occupations, i.e., migrant and seasonal farm workers (MSFWs).  This position plans and set priorities and deadlines for completion of goals which includes visiting MSFWs at their housing and working sites to inform about employment opportunities and supportive services available to them through the NCWorks Career Centers. Principal among these duties are a knowledge of applicable Federal and State agricultural rules and regulations, Foreign Labor Certification (h-2a), conduct of Prevailing Wage and Practice surveys, and registration of Farm Labor Contractors (FLCs).  This position monitors activities by local office staff to ensure compliance of State and Federal agricultural regulations.  Special emphasis is placed on services to migrant and seasonal farm workers (MSFWs) to ensure that they are served comparably to the general applicant population. With respect to agricultural employers, primary emphasis is placed on assisting them in meeting their employment needs and helping them stay in compliance with various farm labor rules and regulations. This position serves as an area liaison to the agricultural employer community, MSFW supportive entities, and other government agencies. The position will maintain a productive service area employer relations program with primary focus on job order solicitation, dissemination of information, and resolution of labor problems.   KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES / COMPETENCIES:   Demonstrated knowledge pertaining to agricultural employment services for migrant and seasonal farm workers, agricultural employers, and various Federal and State farm labor rules and regulations.Demonstrated ability to analyze, interpret, and evaluate information and conflicting opinions.Demonstrated ability to apply the provisions of the Agency law, rules, regulations and procedures to specific cases pertaining to agricultural employment services for migrant, seasonal farm and related agricultural workers.Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively in oral and written form, and to function as a resource for local office Career Center staff in a multi-county area.MANAGEMENT'S PREFERENCES - Management prefers applicants who have Spanish/English bilingual capabilities in order to communicate with the large number of Hispanic workers in farm labor. Prior experience requiring independent decision making and judgment with regard to the independent working requirement of this position.General knowledge of local farm practices.    MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: Graduation from a four-year college or university and two years of experience in agricultural business operations or business experience dealing with agricultural problems; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.Degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.   SUPPLEMENTAL AND CONTACT INFORMATION: For consideration for this vacancy, all applicants must complete an on-line application using this linkhttps://www.governmentjobs.com/Applications/Index/northcarolina. If multiple applicants are submitted to an individual posing only the most recent application received prior to the posting closing date will be evaluated for consideration. Applications for positions requiring specific coursework must be accompanied by a copy of the applicant's transcript. **INCLUDE ALL RELEVANT EDUCATION, WORK EXPERIENCE IN THE DESIGNATED EDUCATION AND WORK HISTORY SECTION ON THE FORMAL APPLICATION. Application with "see attached" or resumes in lieu of completed education and work experience on the formal application will be deemed incomplete and will not be eligible for consideration for the vacancy. All attachments, unless specifically requested in the vacancy announcement (i.e. transcripts, proof of licensure or certification, etc.), are considered optional and will not be reviewed during initial screening to determine applicants eligibility for the vacancy.**               Applicants requesting and receiving an accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) are eligible to submit paper applications via mail or by fax.Applicants seeking Veteran's Preference under N.C.G.S .126 must submit a DD Form 214, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty. This information may be attached to the on-line application or be faxed on or before the closing date.Applicants may check the status of their application for a vacancy at any time by logging in to the government jobs system using the above link. Once the applicant has logged in, the status of each submitted application is documented next to each vacancy for which he/she has applied.All applicants recommended for hire will be subject to a criminal background check.Brenda L. ClarkDivision of Workforce SolutionsPhone: (919) 814-0472Fax: (919) 662-4632

Agricultural Employment Consultant II at NC Department of Commerce Human Resource Office of Diversity and Inclusion

Thu, 10/12/2017 - 08:04
Employer: NC Department of Commerce Human Resource Office of Diversity and Inclusion Expires: 10/20/2017 STATE OF NORTH CAROLINAinvites applications for the position of: Agricultural Employment Consultant IIJOB CLASS TITLE: Employment Consultant II  POSITION NUMBER: 60079763  DEPARTMENT: Dept of Commerce  DIVISION/SECTION: Workforce Solutions  SALARY RANGE: $35,474.00 - $57,292.00 Annually SALARY GRADE / SALARY GRADE EQUIVALENT: 67  COMPETENCY LEVEL: Not Applicable  APPOINTMENT TYPE: Permanent Full-Time  WORK LOCATION: Edgecombe County  OPENING DATE: 10/09/17  CLOSING DATE: 10/20/17 5:00 PM Eastern Time   DESCRIPTION OF WORK: This position is part of the Agricultural Services team within the NC Department of Commerce, Division of Workforce Solutions. The selected candidate will provide comprehensive employment and supportive services to agricultural job seekers and employers in the surrounding counties and work out of the Battleboro/Edgecombe County NCWorks Career Center. The position requires extensive outreach activities and employment related services to the agricultural community. This includes providing priority services where legislatively appropriate, and applying a comprehensive knowledge of specific rules and regulations pertaining to targeted occupations, i.e., migrant and seasonal farm workers (MSFWs).  This position plans and set priorities and deadlines for completion of goals which includes visiting MSFWs at their housing and working sites to inform about employment opportunities and supportive services available to them through the NCWorks Career Centers. Principal among these duties are a knowledge of applicable Federal and State agricultural rules and regulations, Foreign Labor Certification (h-2a), conduct of Prevailing Wage and Practice surveys, and registration of Farm Labor Contractors (FLCs).  This position monitors activities by local office staff to ensure compliance of State and Federal agricultural regulations.  Special emphasis is placed on services to migrant and seasonal farm workers (MSFWs) to ensure that they are served comparably to the general applicant population. With respect to agricultural employers, primary emphasis is placed on assisting them in meeting their employment needs and helping them stay in compliance with various farm labor rules and regulations. This position serves as an area liaison to the agricultural employer community, MSFW supportive entities, and other government agencies. The position will maintain a productive service area employer relations program with primary focus on job order solicitation, dissemination of information, and resolution of labor problems.   KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES / COMPETENCIES:Demonstrated knowledge pertaining to agricultural employment services for migrant and seasonal farm workers, agricultural employers, and various Federal and State farm labor rules and regulations.Demonstrated ability to analyze, interpret, and evaluate information and conflicting opinions.Demonstrated ability to apply the provisions of the Agency law, rules, regulations and procedures to specific cases pertaining to agricultural employment services for migrant, seasonal farm and related agricultural workers.Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively in oral and written form, and to function as a resource for local office Career Center staff in a multi-county area.MANAGEMENT'S PREFERENCES - Management prefers applicants who have Spanish/English bilingual capabilities in order to communicate with the large number of Hispanic workers in farm labor. Prior experience requiring independent decision making and judgment with regard to the independent working requirement of this position.General knowledge of local farm practices.    MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: Graduation from a four-year college or university and two years of experience in agricultural business operations or business experience dealing with agricultural problems; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.Degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.   SUPPLEMENTAL AND CONTACT INFORMATION: For consideration for this vacancy, all applicants must complete an on-line application using this linkhttps://www.governmentjobs.com/Applications/Index/northcarolina. If multiple applicants are submitted to an individual posing only the most recent application received prior to the posting closing date will be evaluated for consideration. Applications for positions requiring specific coursework must be accompanied by a copy of the applicant's transcript. **INCLUDE ALL RELEVANT EDUCATION, WORK EXPERIENCE IN THE DESIGNATED EDUCATION AND WORK HISTORY SECTION ON THE FORMAL APPLICATION. Application with "see attached" or resumes in lieu of completed education and work experience on the formal application will be deemed incomplete and will not be eligible for consideration for the vacancy. All attachments, unless specifically requested in the vacancy announcement (i.e. transcripts, proof of licensure or certification, etc.), are considered optional and will not be reviewed during initial screening to determine applicants eligibility for the vacancy.**               Applicants requesting and receiving an accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) are eligible to submit paper applications via mail or by fax.Applicants seeking Veteran's Preference under N.C.G.S .126 must submit a DD Form 214, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty. This information may be attached to the on-line application or be faxed on or before the closing date.Applicants may check the status of their application for a vacancy at any time by logging in to the government jobs system using the above link. Once the applicant has logged in, the status of each submitted application is documented next to each vacancy for which he/she has applied.All applicants recommended for hire will be subject to a criminal background check.Brenda L. ClarkDivision of Workforce SolutionsPhone: (919) 814-0472Fax: (919) 662-4632

Accounting Technician at NC Department of Commerce Human Resource Office of Diversity and Inclusion

Thu, 10/12/2017 - 07:51
Employer: NC Department of Commerce Human Resource Office of Diversity and Inclusion Expires: 10/16/2017 STATE OF NORTH CAROLINAinvites applications for the position of: Accounting TechnicianJOB CLASS TITLE: Accounting Technician  POSITION NUMBER: 60077335  DEPARTMENT: Dept of Commerce  SALARY RANGE: $25,900.00 - $55,812.00 Annually SALARY GRADE / SALARY GRADE EQUIVALENT: 63  COMPETENCY LEVEL: Journey  APPOINTMENT TYPE: Permanent Full-Time  WORK LOCATION: Wake County  OPENING DATE: 10/10/17  CLOSING DATE: 10/16/17 5:00 PM Eastern Time   DESCRIPTION OF WORK:  NOTE: This position is posted for internal state government employees only.The Recruitment Range for this position is: $25,900.00 - $44,249.00This is a Career Banded position at the Journey Level, equivalent to a Salary Grade 63. The North Carolina Department of Commerce is the state's lead agency for economic, community and workforce development. The Department works with local, regional, national and international organizations to fulfill its mission to improve the economic well-being and quality of life for all North Carolinians.  The Accounting Technician position at the Division of Workforce Solutions (DWS) assists in monitoring and controlling the expenditures of various agency grants. The position is specifically responsible for proper expense classification and coding, and approval of purchase orders and direct payments in compliance with established budgetary coding laws, standards, and procedures.  This position uses administrative tasks to ensure grant spending is within budgetary targets and constraints through the use of the E-procurement system and the Federal Accounting and Reporting System (FARS). The Accounting Technician must perform timely research to review and resolve transaction irregularities and discrepancies, and works with Accounts Payable and Purchasing to ensure completeness and accuracy of information.  The Accounting Technician is responsible for data management, maintenance, analysis of data used in journal entries, the evaluation of the chart of accounts, interpretation of expense coding schemes, and for eliminating the risk of erroneous and redundant payments. This position works closely with the Budget Manager to assist in budget preparation and to track spending. In addition, the Accounting Technician is responsible for evaluating changes to program structures and initiating budget adjustments for entry into the FARS when required, identifying causes of variances for proper budgetary control. The Accounting Technician performs preliminary review of hours coded in the Time System by Career Center and Chapanoke staff to ensure personnel services and benefits are expensed to the correct grant budgets. The position is responsible for the processing, reconciliation, and budget coding of bi-weekly Temp Solutions invoices for all agency temporary staff.  KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES / COMPETENCIES:  Demonstrated knowledge of technical financial systems and software to create and maintain data.Demonstrated knowledge of financial business processes from demonstrated work experience and training.Demonstrated ability to use intermediate-level spreadsheet and database calculations to manipulate large volumes of data transactions.Demonstrated skill to research, analyze, and verify the accuracy and validity of large data sets.Demonstrated technical skills to maintain and manage accounting records, prepare financial statements and reports.Demonstrated ability to recognize and problem-solve discrepancies, and to reconcile general ledgers with a high degree of accuracy.Demonstrated competence at communicating, interpreting, and explaining financial information.Demonstrated ability to meet time sensitive monthly and year-end closing cycle deadlines.Preferences:Basic knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Practicers (GAAP), methods and procedures.Completion of 6 credit hours of accounting coursework.Formal accounting and business skills training is highly desirable.Intermediate to advanced level Excel skills.Knowledge and experience with automated accounting systems and applications.   MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: High school diploma or equivalency and one year of experience in accounting work; or equivalent combination of training and experience.  SUPPLEMENTAL AND CONTACT INFORMATION: For consideration for this vacancy, all applicants must complete an on-line application using this link  https://www.governmentjobs.com/Applications/Index/northcarolina. If multiple applicants are submitted to an individual posting only the most recent application received prior to the posting closing date will be evaluated for consideration. Applications for positions requiring specific coursework must be accompanied by a copy of the applicant's transcript. **INCLUDE ALL RELEVANT EDUCATION, WORK EXPERIENCE IN THE DESIGNATED EDUCATION AND WORK HISTORY SECTION ON THE FORMAL APPLICATION. Applications with "see attached" or resumes in lieu of completed education and work experience on the formal application will be deemed incomplete and will not be eligible for consideration for the vacancy. All attachments, unless specifically requested in the vacancy announcement (i.e. transcripts, proof of licensure or certification, etc.), are considered optional and will not be reviewed during initial screening to determine applicant's eligibility for the vacancy**. Applicants requesting and receiving an accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) are eligible to submit paper applications via mail or by fax.Applicants seeking Veteran's Preference under N.C.G.S. 126 must submit a DD Form 214, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty. This information may be attached to the on-line application or be faxed on or before the closing date.Applicants may check the status of their application for a vacancy at any time by logging into the government jobs system using the above link. Once the applicant has logged in, the status of each submitted application is documented next to each vacancy for which he/she has applied.Carmella L. HartPost Office Box 27625Raleigh, NC 27611Phone: (919) 814-0473Fax: (919) 662-4632

Summer 2018 Intern - Coal Combusion Implementation (East Bend Station) at Duke Energy

Wed, 10/11/2017 - 14:30
Employer: Duke Energy Expires: 10/21/2017 The Coal Combustion Products (CCP) team provides strategic leadership to effectively manage coal ash storage in a manner that mitigates any hazard to public health, safety, or welfare and ensures the ongoing safety of our communities and environment. The team delivers solutions that address net environmental impact and balance stakeholder interests. Specifically, the team develops closure strategies, develops closure plans, and executes major projects to move ash to permanent storage solutions and ultimately close coal combustion residuals (CCR) impoundments in compliance with Federal and state legislation.  Interns support Project Managers who are responsible for the individual ash basin closure projects. Interns may also assist management with overseeing construction, design, and other compliance and permitting related activities.   As part of the Coal Combustion Products (CCP) team, key duties for the Intern will include:   Assisting the Project Managers with all phases of project planning and execution to ensure all project success factors are met, including but not limited to scope, schedule, cost, quality, environmental, safety, communications, security, and integration. Assisting the Project Managers with implementing the ash basin closure Project Execution Plan (PEP) while ensuring that all Project objectives are met or exceeded for safety, environmental, quality, schedule, cost, configuration management, integration, etc.   Assisting the Project Manager’s with all phases of project planning and execution including managing Project baselines for scope, schedule, cost, quality, communications, security, and integration and will help manage the CCP Ash Basin Closure Project effectively. Supporting the overall CCP Department objective to drive incidents to ZERO! Understanding the Project Execution Plan and ensure compliance. Understanding schedule variances and report any discrepancies to the Project Manager. Performing and documenting frequent field observations and walk downs to ensure Project success. Assisting Project Managers with providing or arranging the site safety orientations as required for the CCP staff and contractors Attending daily pre-job briefs with contingent workers. Understanding and enforcing Site Security guidelines Assisting and supporting Project Manager with Project Management related meetings. Attending on-site staff meetings and performing administrative duties for on-site staff needs Communicating clearly and effectively   This Intern position is for students pursuing degrees in undergraduate or graduate studies in Civil Engineering, Structural Engineering, Construction Engineering, Geotechnical Engineering, or Construction Management . In addition to working within your discipline, you may be asked to work across a multi-engineering discipline platform.   Specific Requirements : Required to wear personal protective equipment (hardhat, safety glasses, appropriate clothing, ear plugs, fall protection, etc.) as needed.   Working Conditions:   Office and plant environment - requires walking, light lifting, infrequent climbing, and occasional exposure to temperature and noise.   TO BE CONSIDERED ALL QUALIFIED APPLICANTS MUST APPLY FOR THIS POSITION ONLINE AT: WWW.DUKE-ENERGY.COM/CAREERS  Basic/Required Qualifications: Currently enrolled and pursuing a four-year degree in Civil Engineering, Structural Engineering, Construction Engineering, or Geotechnical Engineering (Non-Technology) from an ABET Accredited College or University or Construction Management Cumulative GPA of 2.75 Must not graduate prior to December 2018Valid driver’s license   Desired Qualifications: A cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher Sophomore to Master’s classification Previous experience working as an intern or co-op Demonstrated technical proficiency in use of computers, software, and engineering applications Demonstrated time management skills Demonstrated ability to work independently Demonstrated excellent verbal and written communication skills Demonstrated history of achievements and personal performance Demonstrated leadership qualities through effective decision making Works effectively with others from diverse backgrounds to solve problems and implement solutions Desire to pursue a career in the energy industry  

2018 Outreach Team Corpsmember at Mile High Youth Corps

Wed, 10/11/2017 - 12:46
Employer: Mile High Youth Corps Expires: 10/26/2017 Position Title:                   Corpsmember Position Type:                   Seasonal, Part Time, 15-25hrs/week Overview: Mile High Youth Corps is a regional, non-profit, AmeriCorps affiliated organization that engages youth in jobs that help the planet and provide pathways to a promising future. Corpsmembers work on conservation and environmental stewardship projects throughout the Metro Denver Area while engaging in meaningful education activities.   Position Description: The Outreach Team will be comprised of six Corpsmembers (17-24 years old) serving together as part of the GoWild Great Outdoors Colorado (GOCO) Inspire Initiative, which aims to connect youth and families to the outdoors. The GoWild Coalition encompasses the Northeast Metro Denver communities of Commerce City, Northwest Aurora, Northeast Park Hill, and Montbello. The Outreach Team will provide targeted outreach, community engagement, and support for GoWild projects such as local family and youth outdoor recreation experiences, field trips, and career exploration initiatives.   Corpsmembers EARN: Biweekly Stipend: Earn a living stipend of $500.00 per bi-weekly pay period AmeriCorps Education Award: Earn a scholarship of $1,230.69 upon successful completion of the term (300 hours of service). This award can be used to pay tuition or pay back qualifying student loans. Individuals have 7 years to use the award Timeline: January 16, 2018 – May 4, 2018 Part-time hours vary from an average of 15-25hrs/week Qualifications: ·         Must be eligible for enrollment in AmeriCorps as a US Citizen, National or Lawful Permanent Resident. Must bring identification documents necessary to complete the I-9 and other forms on your first day. Examples of such documents are a passport or a driver’s license and birth certificate or other equivalent documents. ·         Residents of Commence City, Northwest Aurora, Northeast Park Hill, or Montbello are strongly encouraged to apply. ·         High school or GED graduate or actively pursuing. ·         Must be physically fit, able to lift 75 lbs., spend 8-10 hours a day in all weather conditions (e.g., sun, heat, wind, rain, etc.) and hike 3 miles with a day-pack. ·         Able to be on time and maintain attendance throughout term of service, available for a minimum of 300 hours of service ·         Diligently follow Leave No Trace ethics. ·         Must commit to complete the program and participate fully in service projects and educational activities. ·         Experience or strong desire to learn the skills needed for effective community outreach and engagement. ·         Must be willing to work hard, actively participate as part of a team and be dedicated to the Youth Corps philosophy. Requirements: This position has recurring access to vulnerable populations and therefore must complete a pre-service National Criminal History Check, which includes fingerprinting.   ·         Pre-service drug screen required. ·         Member must not engage in any prohibited activities as listed in the AmeriCorps Member Service Agreement and appropriately represent Mile High Youth Corps both in behavior and dress code. ·         Fully comply with agency policies and procedures regarding high quality service, tool management, paperwork completion and data accuracy.    Mile High Youth Corps is committed to diversity in principle and practice, both in the community at large and within the organization. We are, therefore, committed to having our internal operations and employment practices administered on a non-discriminating basis inclusive of, but not limited to, race, religion, color, socio-economic status, gender, age, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, physical or mental disability, marital status, or national origin.

2018 Outreach Team Corpsmember at Mile High Youth Corps

Wed, 10/11/2017 - 12:35
Employer: Mile High Youth Corps Expires: 10/25/2017 Position Title:                   Corpsmember Position Type:                   Seasonal, Part Time, 15-25hrs/week Overview: Mile High Youth Corps is a regional, non-profit, AmeriCorps (www.americorps.gov) affiliated organization that engages youth in jobs that help the planet and provide pathways to a promising future. Corpsmembers work on conservation and environmental stewardship projects throughout the Metro Denver Area while engaging in meaningful education activities.   Position Description: The Outreach Team will be comprised of six Corpsmembers (17-24 years old) serving together as part of the GoWild Great Outdoors Colorado (GOCO) Inspire Initiative, which aims to connect youth and families to the outdoors. The GoWild Coalition encompasses the Northeast Metro Denver communities of Commerce City, Northwest Aurora, Northeast Park Hill, and Montbello. The Outreach Team will provide targeted outreach, community engagement, and support for GoWild projects such as local family and youth outdoor recreation experiences, field trips, and career exploration initiatives.     Corpsmembers EARN: Biweekly Stipend: Earn a living stipend of $500.00 per bi-weekly pay period AmeriCorps Education Award: Earn a scholarship of $1,230.69 upon successful completion of the term (300 hours of service). This award can be used to pay tuition or pay back qualifying student loans. Individuals have 7 years to use the award Timeline: January 16, 2018 – May 4, 2018 Part-time hours vary from an average of 15-25hrs/week Qualifications: ·         Must be eligible for enrollment in AmeriCorps as a US Citizen, National or Lawful Permanent Resident. Must bring identification documents necessary to complete the I-9 and other forms on your first day. Examples of such documents are a passport or a driver’s license and birth certificate or other equivalent documents. ·         Residents of Commence City, Northwest Aurora, Northeast Park Hill, or Montbello are strongly encouraged to apply. ·         High school or GED graduate or actively pursuing. ·         Must be physically fit, able to lift 75 lbs., spend 8-10 hours a day in all weather conditions (e.g., sun, heat, wind, rain, etc.) and hike 3 miles with a day-pack. ·         Able to be on time and maintain attendance throughout term of service, available for a minimum of 300 hours of service ·         Diligently follow Leave No Trace ethics. ·         Must commit to complete the program and participate fully in service projects and educational activities. ·         Experience or strong desire to learn the skills needed for effective community outreach and engagement. ·         Must be willing to work hard, actively participate as part of a team and be dedicated to the Youth Corps philosophy. Requirements: This position has recurring access to vulnerable populations and therefore must complete a pre-service National Criminal History Check, which includes fingerprinting.   ·         Pre-service drug screen required. ·         Member must not engage in any prohibited activities as listed in the AmeriCorps Member Service Agreement and appropriately represent Mile High Youth Corps both in behavior and dress code. ·         Fully comply with agency policies and procedures regarding high quality service, tool management, paperwork completion and data accuracy.     To Apply: ·         Visit our website at www.milehighyouthcorps.org and click “Apply Now”. Or visit us in person at our headquarters 1801 Federal Blvd, Denver, CO 80204.                               ·         Questions? Please email youthjobs@mhyc.net or call 303-433-1206 ext. 221 Mile High Youth Corps is committed to diversity in principle and practice, both in the community at large and within the organization. We are, therefore, committed to having our internal operations and employment practices administered on a non-discriminating basis inclusive of, but not limited to, race, religion, color, socio-economic status, gender, age, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, physical or mental disability, marital status, or national origin.

Special Bacteriology Laboratory Medical Specialist at North Carolina State Laboratory of Public Health/Office of the Chief Medical Examiner

Wed, 10/11/2017 - 09:56
Employer: North Carolina State Laboratory of Public Health/Office of the Chief Medical Examiner Expires: 10/18/2017 How to Apply: Please do not delete or edit this text. Please apply on GovernmentJobs's website. You MUST APPLY at the specific link to be considered for the position per state law. Handshake applications do not count as applying. The specific link is: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/northcarolina/jobs/1872712/laboratory-medical-specialist-spec...If you do not apply via the provided link, you will not be selected.Job Description: The primary purpose of this position is to perform culture isolation and identification of bacteria that are unusual or difficult to identify. Traditional culture methods for bacteriology are employed as well as specialized staining and molecular techniques. Working at Biosafety level 2+ using proper containment techniques and personal protective equipment (PPE) is required. Duties include:Responsibility for quality control and quality assurance for work performed, review and revision of written procedures, lab inventory, and flexibility to be cross-trained into other areas of the laboratory to provide coverage and workload assistance.Providing consultation to physicians, epidemiologists, nurses, and other laboratorians, and inputting data into the laboratory information system.Assisting the Enterics laboratory (cross-training provided) in the absence of the Enterics Specialist or during periods of high specimen volume. Degree Requirements: Bachelor of Science degree in biological, chemical, physical or clinical laboratory science or medical technology.

IT Specialists (2) at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - University Library

Tue, 10/10/2017 - 16:09
Employer: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - University Library Expires: 10/24/2017 Position Available: The expected start date is as soon as possible after the closing date. This is a 100% Academic Professional appointment. Responsibilities: There are two IT Specialists positions available. Early-career professionals are encouraged to apply, and both positions will have shared responsibilities between the Workstation and Network Support group and the Library IT Help Desk: http://www.library.illinois.edu/it/wns/ and http://www.library.illinois.edu/it/helpdesk/.   The IT Specialists work as part of a team charged with supporting the technology profile of the University Library. Staff in these positions configure and deploy a variety of hardware and software including workstations, laptops, printers, operating systems, applications, and endpoint management tools. They are also responsible for contributing to the routing, troubleshooting, resolving, and documenting of technology-related issues and customer support initiatives.   Major Duties and Responsibilities •       Work with Library faculty and staff on hardware, networking, and software-deployment related technology projects and problem resolution o   Interview staff to understand their problems and determine their technology needs o   Research and maintain knowledge of current technology trends, hardware and software improvements, ongoing issues, and changes in services, and proactively use that knowledge to recommend process improvements or new technologies and to solve problems o   Undertake problem analysis, perform independent research, and work with other technology experts to formulate and document a plan for problem resolution o   Execute the plan, either independently, by supervising hourly employees, or in coordination with other senior IT staff •       Perform hardware and software maintenance o   Maintain mobile computing hardware and loaner pool (laptops, tablets, etc.), including interacting with vendors, warranty repair, upgrades, and life cycle management o   Become certified in HP hardware repair and possibly other vendors’ hardware o   Create and distribute software packages to workstations and laptops •       Serve as liaison between the Workstation and Network Support (WNS) group and Help Desk teams; o   Properly route and troubleshoot issues, questions, and user requests in a timely and accurate manner at the Help Desk •       Assist with instructional space technology •       Assist with inventory management •       Solve problems independently, seeking assistance from subject experts where appropriate •       Supervise student workers and hourly staff •       Write reports, summaries, and documentation as required •       Other duties as assigned   Academic Professional employees are encouraged to use “investigation time” to pursue areas of interest, not directly in support of an immediate program need, in accordance with the University Library’s policy on Investigation Time for Academic Professional Employees http://www.library.illinois.edu/administration/human/resources/investigationtime.html. Some investigations originating in this manner may evolve into regular work assignments or production activities.   Environment: The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) Library is a leader in the delivery of user services, and active programs in information, instructional, access, and scholarly services that help the Library to maintain its place at the intellectual heart of the campus. The Library also holds one of the preeminent research collections in the world, encompassing more than 13 million volumes and a total of more than 23 million items. The Library is committed to maintaining the strongest collections and service programs possible, and to engaging in research, development, and scholarly practice - all of which support the University's missions of teaching, research, and public engagement. The Library employs approximately 90 faculty members, and more than 300 academic professionals, staff, and graduate assistants. For more information, see: http://www.library.illinois.edu/.   The Workstation and Network Support (WNS) group is responsible for the installation, maintenance, and support of the Library networked computing hardware and software infrastructure, including nearly 1200 workstations and laptops, peripherals, and network printers that serve Library Faculty, Staff, and patrons. Activities include responding to work requests, operating system and software installation and updates, and hardware lifecycle management. Our current staff consists of the Manager of Workstation Network Support, three full time Academic Professionals and ten hourly and student employees.   The Library IT Help Desk is the first point of contact for most technology related services in the U of I Library. The Help Desk receives, resolves, and/or escalates all computer related requests from library employees by phone, in-person, via our ticketing system or email. The Help Desk is staffed by three employees consisting of two Academic Professionals and one hourly employee.   Required Qualifications: ·       Bachelor’s degree ·       One year of experience working with the Windows and/or OSX operating systems ·       Ability to take responsibility for challenging issues requiring independent evaluation and creativity, either resolving or escalating them as needed ·       Ability to collaboratively work with faculty and staff with varying levels of technical expertise ·       Ability to effectively work in an environment with multiple concurrent priorities ·       Enthusiasm for learning new skills ·       Strong written and verbal communication skills ·       Dedication to excellent customer service ·       Physical ability to lift 50 pounds Preferred qualifications: ·       Degree in an information technology (IT) or related field ·       In-depth knowledge of Windows and Macintosh operating systems ·       Knowledgeable and/or technically skilled with one or more of the following: Networking, IT security, OS imaging, Active Directory, and MS Office; ·       Understanding of IT service processes, such as using a ticketing system or routing and escalating problems ·       Experience with end point management tools, such as SCCM or Munki ·       Basic knowledge of network services and concepts like DNS, DHCP, VoIP, routing, switching, and wireless technologies; ·       Basic knowledge of security concepts like access control, authentication, and authorization; ·       Experience hiring, onboarding, scheduling, and training student or hourly staff ·       Demonstrated understanding of asset management processes, such as purchases, inventory, and surplus;   Campus and Community: The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is a comprehensive and major public land-grant university (Doctoral/Research University-Extensive) that is ranked among the best in the world. Chartered in 1867, it provides undergraduate and graduate education in more than 150 fields of study, conducts theoretical and applied research, and provides public service to the state and the nation. It employs 3,000 faculty members who serve 31,000 undergraduates and 12,000 graduate and professional students; approximately 25% of faculty receives campus-wide recognition each year for excellence in teaching. More information about the campus is available at www.illinois.edu. The University is located in the twin cities of Champaign and Urbana, which have a combined population of 100,000 and are situated about 140 miles south of Chicago, 120 miles west of Indianapolis, and 170 northeast of St. Louis. The University and its surrounding communities offer a cultural and recreational environment ideally suited to the work of a major research institution. For more information about the community, visit: http://illinois.edu/about/community/community.html or http://www.ccchamber.org/.   Salary and Rank: Salary commensurate with credentials and experience.   To Apply: To ensure full consideration, please complete your candidate profile at https://jobs.illinois.edu and upload a letter of interest, resume, contact information including email addresses for three professional references. Applications not submitted through this website will not be considered. For questions, please call: 217-333-8169.   Deadline: In order to ensure full consideration we urge candidates to submit application materials on or before October 23, 2017. Interviews and offers may take place before the closing date. All applications received by the closing date will receive full consideration.   The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer.   Illinois is an Affirmative Action /Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and ideas who embrace and value diversity and inclusivity. www.inclusiveillinois.illinois.edu  

Admin Services Assistant 2 at Tennessee State Government

Tue, 10/10/2017 - 14:56
Employer: Tennessee State Government Expires: 10/17/2017 JOB OVERVIEW: Summary: Under general supervision, is responsible for staff administrative work of average difficulty in support of line operations; and performs related work as required.   Distinguishing Features: This is the working level class in the Admin Services Assistant sub-series. An employee in this class performs general staff work in the area of administrative services and support of line operations.   Work includes a variety of assignments such as: ·         Budget development and maintenance ·         Contract negotiation, development and monitoring ·         Personnel administration ·         Research and planning ·         Information compilation and dissemination ·         Procurement and property administration ·         Grant proposal review and monitoring ·         Forms design ·         Report and correspondence preparation.   COMPETENCIES (KSA'S): Competencies: 1.   Written Communications 2.   Learning on the Fly 3.   Time Management 4.   Action Oriented 5.   Business Acumen 6.   Creativity 7.   Customer Focus 8.   Decision Quality 9.   Technical Learning 10. Self-Knowledge Knowledge: 1.   Administrative and Management 2.   Computers and Electronics 3.   Economics and Accounting 4.   Mathematics 5.   Principles and Methods for Education and Training 6.   Principles and Procedures of Human Resources 7.   Providing Customer Service  Skills: 1.   Active Learning and Listening 2.   Coordination of Administrative Activities 3.   Critical Thinking 4.   Equipment Maintenance 5.   Instructing 6.   Judgment and Decision Making 7.   Management of Financial Resources 8.   Management of Personnel Resources 9.   Mathematic 10. Monitoring 11. Negotiation 12. Reading Comprehension 13. Service Orientation 14. Social Perceptiveness 15. Speaking 16. Time Management 17. Troubleshooting 18. Writing  Abilities: 1.   Deductive and Inductive Reasoning 2.   Oral Expression and Comprehension 3.   Problem Sensitivity 4.   Selective Attention 5.   Time Sharing 6.   Written Expression and Comprehension Education and Experience: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor's degree AND experience equivalent to one year of full-time professional staff administrative and/or analytic experience.   Substitution of Experience for Education: Qualifying full-time increasingly responsible sub professional, para-professional, or professional experience may be substituted for the required education, on a year-for-year basis, to a maximum of four years.   Substitution of Education for Experience: Additional graduate coursework in public administration, business administration, or other acceptable field may be substituted for the required experience, on a year-for-year basis.   OR   One year of professional administrative services experience with the State of Tennessee.   Pursuant to the State of TN's policy of non-discrimination, the State of Tennessee does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, religion, color, national or ethnic origin, age, disability, or veteran’s status in its policies, or in the admission of, access to, treatment, or employment in its programs, services, or activities. 

Mass Spectrometry MS/MS Newborn Screening Chemist at North Carolina State Laboratory of Public Health/Office of the Chief Medical Examiner

Tue, 10/10/2017 - 08:49
Employer: North Carolina State Laboratory of Public Health/Office of the Chief Medical Examiner Expires: 10/23/2017 How to apply: Please do not delete or edit this text. You must apply at GovernmentJobs.com to be considered for this position per state law. Handshake applications do not count. You must apply at the specific URL. Application link is https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/northcarolina/jobs/1871107/chemist-ii-newborn-screening-ms-msJob Description The primary purpose of Newborn Screening (NBS) Unit of the State Laboratory of Public Health (SLPH) is to provide timely and accurate testing to detect potentially fatal or disabling conditions in newborns. Identifying infants with these conditions early in life provides a window of opportunity for treatment, often before the infant displays any signs or symptoms of the disease or condition.  This NBS MS/MS Chemistry II position is assigned to the Tandem Mass Spectrometry (MS/MS) unit with the NBS Unit of the SLPH. The primary function of the MS/MS unit is to provide and perform accurate and timely screening analyses on clinical specimens collected from newborns using analytical and biochemical procedures and electrospray tandem mass spectrometry quadrupole technology. Analysis and intricate interpretation of clinical specimens by qualitative and quantitative methods identifies infants with metabolic disorders that if delayed, undetected or untreated, cause irreversible mental and physical incapacities or even death. Additionally, identified children and adults are monitored for their responses to dietary and medical treatment. The service is provided to physicians, birthing hospitals, local health departments and other health care providers. This Unit also collaborates with universities and other institutions on various data mining and method development projects and pilot studies to enhance the NBS program and the NCSLPH testing menu to accommodate for new disorders and/or methodologies as they become available. This NBS MS/MS Chemistry II position is responsible for performing dried blood spot (dbs) screening on newborns in the state of North Carolina for Fatty Acid Oxidation Disorders, Organic Acid Disorders, and Amino Acid Disorders.  Degree Requirements: Bachelor degree and/or above in chemistry or biological science, medical technology, clinical laboratory science. No engineering majors, please.

Jr. Java Developer (remote/telecommute) at Veterans EZ Info (VetsEZ)

Mon, 10/09/2017 - 20:28
Employer: Veterans EZ Info (VetsEZ) Expires: 10/24/2017 VetsEZ (Veterans EZ Info, Inc.), a verified Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB), is a leading provider of information technology services to commercial and government markets. VetsEZ is a company of Subject Matter Experts that have a deep expertise in the area of Healthcare IT and Benefits Delivery. VetsEZ strongly believes in making complexity EZ by providing tangible solutions that improve day-to-day business transactions, maximize efficiencies, eliminate risks and reduce costs for our clients.We are currently looking to fill a 100% remote Jr. Java Developer position for a large federal government project.Job SummaryThe developer is responsible for participating in the full agile application development life cycle for new development design, construction and testing of Java applications, Web Services (SOAP and REST), and reusable components to support overall project objectives. The developer will also participate in peer reviews and unit testing, and must be adaptable to different responsibilities, possess strong communications skills, and have a passion for constantly improving the individual and team effectiveness. Required Knowledge, Skills and AbilitiesExperience in developing web-services using SOAP and REST protocols is requiredEKnowledge of Spring/Hibernate/StrutsExperience with Java message Service (JMS) APIExperience with a wide variety of testing tools and techniques, ex. JUnit.Strong verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to work effectively across multiple teams and government organizationsUnderstanding and working experience with Git branching and mergingWorking experience in Application Server (Tomcat / WebSphere)Must have knowledge of software development best practices, including test-driven development, Agile, and/or other rapid application development methodologiesBS degree in Engineering or Related field1+ years of relevant work experienceDesirable Skills:Experience with the Department of Veteran Affairs, tools, processes and frameworksOpen Source API integrationsCloud platform experienceContinuous Integration experience  Medium Level Security Clearance (MBI)Perks and Benefits100% telecommute positionMedical/Dental/VisionSimple IRA with 3% matchingPTO + Federal Holidays  This is a 100% telecommute position. Sorry, we’re unable to sponsor candidates at this time. Veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.

Roadway Operations Manager - WMS2 at Washington State Department of Transportation

Mon, 10/09/2017 - 15:53
Employer: Washington State Department of Transportation Expires: 10/24/2017 The Opportunity: The Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) has an exciting opportunity for an experienced leader to serve as the Roadway Operations Manager for the Maintenance Operations Division in Olympia WA. The division's main goal is to ensure the highway infrastructure is maintained in good working order to allow for uninterrupted movement of people and commerce across the state. You will provide leadership and oversight of the snow and ice, roadway and roadside programs. As the Roadway Operations Manager, the incumbent will assist the Maintenance Operation Manager in the strategic leadership of the Highway Maintenance Program. This includes developing and implementing statewide policies; overseeing the delivery and accountability of the program, applying management principles to manage the snow and ice, roadway and roadside programs. This position will perform the following work:Work in close coordination and collaboration with superintendents and supervisors in the six WSDOT geographic regions.Provide leadership in the implementation of the pavement asset management, including providing clarification on policy, procedural, legal and technical concerns related to maintenance and preservation.Serve as the HQ delegate to the P1 taskforce which will include responding to legislative concerns related to pavement maintenance issues.Assist in the development of statewide bridge maintenance policies, procedures and budge development.Provide leadership in the placement and maintenance of roadside safety features including insuring that regional maintenance staff has appropriate inventory, specifications, training and knowledge of safety hardware.Provide leadership in the development and implementation of the statewide snow and ice plan and practice.Provide leadership in the implementation of the statewide vegetation management policy and procedure as out lined in area plans and the roadside manual. An ideal candidate for this position will have: A broad understanding of WSDOT maintenance operations.A detailed knowledge of winter snow and ice operations.Knowledge of pavement design, construction and maintenance techniques.Understanding of budget development, implementation and management for all roadway and roadside maintenance activities.Ability to manage complex projects and agreements using skilled negotiation and management techniques.Excellent communication skills, including the ability to effectively communicate with customers, agency managers, technical staff and external stakeholders.Must be able to accept supervisory authority.Must be able to travel for prolonged periods of time via automobile and aircraft.Must be able to encourage change processes and evaluate and implement process improvements.Must be able to make independent decisions within the context of program and department policy and mission.Ability to participate in field reviews in varied terrain and weather.

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