39 Remote Administration Jobs

Supervisor, Lease Administration - Remote

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Jones Lange Lasalle Inc. Jul, 12 Responsibilities:Position will be responsible for a full scope of Lease Administration services for one or more clients including:* Client/vendor/landlord relationship management* Oversight of Lease Analyst(s) including hiring, training, employee development and performance management* Provide coaching for subordinates with regard to procedures, lease interpretation, desktop audits and billing calculations* Responsible for ensuring that client(s) accounts are in full compliance with all internal and client specific policies and procedures* Abstracting and interpreting commercial lease documents (leases, amendments, subleases)* Resolution of rent and other landlord/tenant issues* Oversee subtenant account management, including the billing and collections of third party tenant rents, review of the cash receipts posting reports and review of the monthly Delinquency Report* Coordinate invoicing to client(s) and collections as necessary* Document and share best practices, participate in efforts to strengthen internal controls and improve data qualityQualifications:* Bachelor's Degree with at least 5 years of work experience in Lease Administration, Real Estate Accounting, Real Estate Law or Property Management* Two years in a supervisory role* Strong financial/analytical skills, ability to interpret complex commercial lease language, independent worker and team player, strong organizational skills, eye for detail, ability to process work quickly, accurately and with changing priorities, excellent oral and written communication skills and high proficiency in MS Office productsBeneficial Skills and Experience:* Accounting experience - CPA preferred* Multilingual a plus* Willingness for some travel#LI-CS2JLL Privacy NoticeJones Lang LaSalle (JLL), together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading global provider of real estate and investment management services. We take our responsibility to protect the personal information provided to us seriously. Generally the personal information we collect from you are for the purposes of processing in connection with JLL's recruitment process. We endeavour to keep your personal information secure with appropriate level of security and keep for as long as we need it for legitimate business or legal reasons. We will then delete it safely and securely.For more information about how JLL processes your personal data, please view our Candidate Privacy Statement.For additional details please see our career site pages for each country.For employees in the United States, please see a fully copy of our Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action policy here.Jones Lang LaSalle ("JLL") is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process - including the online application and/or overall selection process - you may email us at Accommodation.Reques@am.jll.com. This email is only to request an accommodation. Please direct any other general recruiting inquiries to our Contact Us page > I want to work for JLL.PandoLogic. Category: , Keywords: Lease Supervisor See more

Sr Mgr, Network Administration

South Plainfield, New Jersey PTC Therapeutics Jul, 10 Job Description Summary:The Sr Manager, Network Administration, is responsible for network architecture, performance, availability, incident, capacity, configuration, and change-management processes and for the tools, vendors and resources to support 24Ă—7 uptime and availability SLAs. She/he will also be expected to provide technical input into the design and development of resilient network, storage and computer architectures, evaluation and selection of vendors for cloud based and hosted services (including Telecom) as well as recruitment/performance management of engineers on the team. This person is also responsible for working with software and IT support-related vendors.The Sr Manager of Network administration must have in-depth, hands-on technical skills in networking and infrastructure, as well as an understanding of how these backend technologies serve front end applications, corporate functions and business process to effectively fulfill the responsibilities of this job. He or she is responsible for implementing and adhering to IT standards and processes and promoting the knowledge across the team in order to precisely develop and support these data solutions to align with executive leadership goals and objectives.The incumbent works cross-functionally with internal departments and external resources on network and infrastructure related issues.The Senior Manager, Network Administration ensures adherence to relevant regulatory requirements and company Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) as appropriate..Job Description:ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS* Configure and install various network devices and services (e.g., routers, switches, firewalls, load balancers, VPN) with a heavy emphasis on Cisco some Dell* Provide technical leadership for assigned network projects, which may include equipment ordering, testing, troubleshooting, installation, and implementation of upgrades or configuration enhancements* Thorough knowledge of server and client- based technologies including virtualization, Active Directory, Group Policy, DNS, DHCP, Exchange, SQL, Oracle, business application software and backup & disaster recovery.* Mastery of network and communications architecture, hardware and protocols including, but not limited to, routers, switches, VPN, Wireless, SAN and NAS.* Expert knowledge of network infrastructures, networking protocols, standards and associated configurations, VPN access, FWs, Proxies and other security appliances and solutions.* Must be able to demonstrate thorough knowledge of Cisco routers, switches, HSRP, GLBP, VSS, multi VRF, BGP, MPLS, OSPF, TCP/IP, DNS, NTP, SNMP, Cisco wireless (WLC & ISE), Windows & Linux/Unix Networking.* Experience evaluating hardware/software technologies for the purpose of selecting technology that meets the needs of the organization.* Experience with VOIP solutions and telecom infrastructure and softwareKNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES REQUIRED* Hands on technic with a proven track record of building and managing world-class, distributed, enterprise-class software and infrastructure tools and systems along with the knowledge and willingness to stay on top of the latest industry products and technologies to constantly drive efficiency.* Knowledge of and experience in:* MS Azure Cloud* Windows platform administration including patching and upgrades* Firewalls and other security infrastructure* Storage and backup services (SAN, NAS, etc.)* LAN/WAN, Cisco/Dell switches and routers and other supporting appliances* Knowledge of Internet, security and e-mail protocols, DNS, HTTP, SMTP, IPsec, certificates* Thorough understanding of key platform concepts such as performance, redundancy, fail-over, DR, etc.* Strong technical troubleshooting and analytical skills to assess and recommend technology and technical solutions.* Demonstrated experience in executing/delivering cross functional projects in a dynamic, fast-paced matrixed environment.* Strong verbal and written communication skills along with the ability to present effectively to senior managers including CEO, Head of IT/CIO and executive leadership team.* Minimum level of education and years of relevant work experience.* Bachelor's degree in Information Technology Management, Computer Science, or related discipline and a minimum of 10 years of professional experience in information technology roles* Special knowledge or skills needed and/or licenses or certificates required.* Proficiency with Microsoft Office.* Excellent verbal and written communication and skills.* Ability to work independently and collaboratively, as required, in a fast-paced, matrixed, team environment consisting of internal and external team members.* Analytical thinker with excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to adapt to changing priorities and deadlines.* Excellent planning, organization and time management skills including the ability to support and prioritize multiple projects.* Special knowledge or skills and/or licenses or certificates preferred.* Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)* Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)* Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP)* VMware Certified Professional (VCP)* Travel requirements* Up to 10 %EEO Statement:PTC Therapeutics is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome applications from all individuals, regardless of race, color, national origin, gender, age, physical characteristics, social origin, disability, religion, family status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, veteran status or any unlawful criterion under applicable law. We are committed to treating all applicants fairly and avoiding discrimination.Click here to return to the careers page See more

High Voltage Electrician - OPEN CONTINUOUS ANNOUNCEMENT

Remote, Anywhere Bonneville Power Administration Jul, 10 Summary ****This is an Open Continuous Announcement to establish a standing register of qualified candidates to refer as vacancies occur. The first cut-off date for receipt/referral of applications will be February 15, 2020; after this date additional referral lists will be created as vacancies are available. Final application disposition will be completed once all positions have been filled or the announcement reaches the end of the open period stated in the announcement. **** Learn more about this agency Responsibilities There are several High Voltage Electrician (Maintenance) positions available with Bonneville Power Administration in different locations throughout Washington, Oregon, Idaho and Montana. A successful candidate in this position will perform installation and adjustment (construction) or maintenance and repair (maintenance) of electrical equipment in Substations. The construction aspects of a High Voltage Electrician task include erection of new facilities or removal of old facilities. The maintenance aspects include routine inspection, modification, troubleshooting, and repair of facilities. Equipment serviced may be electrical, hydraulic, mechanical, pneumatic, and/or electronic. High Voltage Electricians work from sketches, drawings, blueprints, wiring diagrams, and instruction books. Normally, a High Voltage Electrician will perform either construction or maintenance tasks. However, the employee may be required to perform any duty of the craft concerning electrical equipment in substations. The High Voltage Electrician usually reports to a High Voltage Electrician Foreman but occasionally may work independently. The High Voltage Electrician performs all duties in compliance with government regulations, BPA safety rules, and the BPA-CPTC Collective Agreement.As an Electrician you will:• Maintain and repair (maintenance) major electrical equipment in substations. When equipment fails, perform emergency repairs.• Perform diagnostic testing to inspect parts and equipment.• Perform work in shops on equipment components including bushings, motors, small power tools, etc. Assemble, install, and modify control and relay panels for substations.• Assemble and erect steel racks and towers to support equipment.• Install and change antennas, reflectors, transmitting or receiving devices, emergency power supplies, and other equipment located in microwave or radio stations.• Take clearances and perform switching to isolate a piece of equipment for repair.• Install ground mats, conduit, duct, and trench systems. Travel Required 50% or less - Extended periods of travel may be required - Depending on location, travel can be between 10% and 60%. Supervisory status No Promotion Potential 00 Requirements Conditions of Employment You must be a United States Citizen. This employer participates in the e-Verify program. See "Other Information" section regarding Selective Service requirements. This announcement is also being advertised under Delegated Examining as announcement DOE-BPA-20-13793-DE.  OTHER REQUIREMENTS: All males born after December 31st 1959 must abide by laws regarding Selective Service registration. To learn more about this law, visit the Selective Service web page, Who Must Register. If you are not registered and don't have an approved exemption, you will not be eligible for employment with the Federal government.When you apply you will be asked a series of questions to determine your eligibility for employment and your qualification for this position specifically. You must answer all of these questions completely and truthfully.A preliminary background check must be completed before a new employee can begin work. Current Federal employees or other individuals with an existing completed background investigation may not be required to undergo another background check. Qualifications In order to qualify for this position, your resume must provide sufficient experience and/or education, knowledge, skills, and abilities, to perform the duties of the specific position for which you are being considered. Your resume is the key means we have for evaluating your skills, knowledge, and abilities, as they relate to this position. Therefore, we encourage you to submit a thorough resume that directly relates to this position. Applicants must meet the requirements of the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Job Qualification System for Trades and Labor Occupations (X-118C).Although a specific length of time and experience is not required for most trade and labor occupations, you must show through experience and training that you possess the quality level of knowledge and skill necessary to perform the duties of the position at the level for which you are applying. Qualification requirements emphasis is on the quality of experience, not necessarily the length of time.Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of knowledge, skills, abilities and/or competencies in the job elements and screen out listed below. This job has a screen-out factors which will be used to determine minimum eligibility for this job. Applicants who do not receive a minimum of two points on this screen-out element(s) or who do not score at least half of the total points possible across all elements will be found ineligible. The screen-out element for the High Voltage Electrician, BB-2810-00 position is:Element 1: ABILITY TO PERFORM THE WORK OF A HIGH VOLTAGE ELECTRICIAN WITHOUT MORE THAN NORMAL SUPERVISION. (SCREEN-OUT ELEMENT). Failure to meet this requirement will result in an ineligible rating.) In addition to the screen-out element you will be evaluated on the following Job Elements through your resume and responses to the on-line assessment questionnaire: Element 2: Knowledge of Electrical EquipmentElement 3: Theory and Instruments (Electrical) Used in Shop and Trade PracticesElement 4: Technical Practices (theoretical, precise, and artistic)Element 5: Ability to Use Electrical DrawingsElement 6: Ability to Use and Maintain Hand Tools (Electrical Work)Element 7: Troubleshooting (Electrical) "Experience" refers to paid and unpaid experience. Examples of qualifying unpaid experience may include: volunteer work done through National Service programs (such as Peace Corps and AmeriCorps); as well as work for other community-based philanthropic and social organizations. Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills; and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.NOTE: Applicants must possess at appointment, and maintain thereafter, a valid U.S. State issued Motor Vehicle Operator License (Driver's License) in order to drive and operate U.S. government owned and leased vehicles and equipment. If selected, you will be required to provide a copy of your non-employment driving abstract dated within the last 90 days, and covering the previous 36 months to prove you have good indication of driving. Traffic citations indicating poor driving habits may disqualify applicants. Once employed the incumbent will also be required to provide proof of a valid commercial driver's license (CDL) with all endorsements that are required to operate substation maintenance and construction equipment from the state of residence within 120 days after appointmentWorking Conditions: Working conditions vary depending on tasks. Most work is performed outside in all weather conditions, but some work is done inside under normal shop conditions. Work is performed around energized equipment, such as switchboards containing critical control circuits where carelessness could cause a serious system disturbance or outage. Work is done in energized Substations at various heights in excess of 100 feet, such as on steel framework, platforms, and ladders adjacent to energized high-voltage equipment. The Electrician must frequently work on surfaces which are slippery due to insulating oil or ice. Installing conduit, pulling cable, working in oil circuit breaker (OCB) tanks, etc., involves working in restricted and cramped quarters. Approved respiratory and safety equipment shall be worn when hazardous substances are being handled (oil, acid, and solvent fumes, etc.). At times, work may be physically demanding. The work environment will occasionally include high noise levels or exposure to hazardous substances (i.e., mercury, acids, solvents, PCB's, etc.) that could, if precautions are not followed, pose a health risk. Potential exposure to radiation could occur if assigned to work at the WNP2 plant (Ashe and Hanford). Emergencies, critical system conditions, or outage limitations may require that work be system wide, done at night or under serious time pressures. System priorities may require extended periods of overtime including working weekends and holidays. When assigned to Construction the Electrician may be in continuous travel status. CTAP/ICTAP candidates: To be considered "well qualified" you must meet all of the requirements as described in this section. You must meet all qualifications and eligibility requirements by each cut-off date for this Open Continuous Announcement. The first cut-off date for receipt/referral of applications will be be February 15, 2020; after this date additional referral lists will be created as vacancies are available.As part of the application process, you must complete and submit an online occupational questionnaire. If your resume is incomplete or does not support the responses you provide in your online questionnaire, or if you fail to submit all required documentation before each cut-off date, you may be rated 'ineligible', 'not qualified', or your score may be adjusted accordingly.ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS: Position is subject to initial pre-employment Drug Testing and random drug testing thereafter.If exposed to health hazards, have periodic physical examinations as prescribed by competent medical authority at BPA expense. (Employees will work in close proximity to substances, such as lead, acids, solvents, or PCB's, which may have effects on health unless prescribed handling procedures are followed).Become fully knowledgeable of and follow the safety practices of the BPA Accident Prevention Manual.Establish a residence in accordance with negotiated requirements, that is within one hour or less commuting time under normal weather and road conditions, to the duty station headquarters.Possess within 1 year after appointment, and maintain continuously thereafter, a First Aid Card and a CPR card.Possess a clearance certificate and an electrical worker's permit or obtain them within 1 year of appointment and maintain continuously thereafter.Possess a valid state driver's license at the time of employment. Once employed the incumbent will also be required to provide proof of a valid commercial driver's license (CDL) with all endorsements that are required to operate substation maintenance and construction equipment from the state of residence within 120 days after appointment. Traffic citations indicating poor driving habits may disqualify applicants.Be certified on aerial lift or other equipment if assigned to use or operate.Subject to call for emergency work at any time.Drive two and four-wheel drive vehicles, which may include towing various equipment trailers, normally used in substation maintenance and construction.Be able to wear protective apparel such as respirators when required for worker safety.During the first year, new hires will be required to successfully complete the Power System Electrician orientation training on both written and performance tests. Education This position does not have a education requirement; however, if you are using education or training to support meeting the qualifications or other requirements for this position, you must submit proof of education or training.Education must be obtained from an accredited institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.Foreign education must be reviewed by an organization recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. For special instructions pertaining to foreign education and a list of organizations that can evaluate foreign education, see the Department of Education website. Additional information The U.S. Department of Energy fosters a diverse and inclusive workplace and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.Veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For more information, please visit the links at the bottom of this page or visit the FedsHireVets website.If you believe that you are eligible for the Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP), please visit the OPM ICTAP/CTAP website for more information. In order to be considered under the ICTAP program, your application must score within the pre-established "well qualified" category as stated in the Qualifications section.More than one selection may be made from this vacancy announcement.Some positions may require completion of a probationary period of up to 1 (one) year.Many positions require successful completion of a background investigation.All males born after December 31st 1959 must abide by laws regarding Selective Service registration. To learn more about this law, visit the Selective Service web page, Who Must Register. If you are not registered and don't have an approved exemption, you will not be eligible for employment with the Federal government. EEO Policy: http://www.usajobs.gov/eeoReasonable Accommodation Policy: http://www.usajobs.gov/rapsVeterans Information: http://www.usajobs.gov/viTelework: www.telework.govSelective Service Registration: http://www.sss.gov/BPA strives to ensure a safe, positive, inclusive work environment, supported by Leadership Behaviors. For more information on Leadership Behaviors visit: www.bpa.gov/goto/LeadershipBehaviorsWe also understand the importance of work/life balance and offer a variety of programs and policies designed to create more flexible, responsive work environments supportive of commitments to community, home and family members. BPA also supports employees’ overall wellness through its Be Well program, which helps employees adopt healthier lifestyles and feel better about their work/life balance. The program supports five key areas of life: career, community, financial, physical and social. Read more How You Will Be Evaluated You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above. The Department of Energy uses an application tracking system to evaluate the responses you provide in the applicant assessment questionnaire to determine if you meet the minimum qualifications necessary for this position. Then, the HR Office and/or Subject Matter Expert (SME) will conduct a quality review of your application and supporting documentation to determine if your qualifications meet the criteria for referral to the selecting official.We will also verify that you are eligible for Merit Promotion positions by reviewing your previous Federal employment to ensure you meet Time-in-Grade requirements. If you are eligible to apply to Merit Promotion announcements based on Veteran or other non-competitive statuses, we will verify your supporting documentation prior to referral. In the merit promotion selection process, due weight will be given to incentive awards and performance appraisals. Current federal employees must have at least a fully successful or equivalent performance rating to receive consideration for this position.If you are eligible for career transition assistance plans such as ICTAP or CTAP, you must meet the definition of "well qualified" which is defined as having a score of 85 or better.If your resume is incomplete or does not support the responses you provided in your online questionnaire, or if you fail to submit all required documentation before the vacancy closes, you may be rated 'ineligible', 'not qualified', or your score may be adjusted accordingly. To preview questions please click here. Read more Background checks and security clearance Security clearance Not Required Drug test required Yes Required Documents Please carefully review the following list to determine what documentation you need to submit. Some documents may not apply to all applicants. If you are unsure, click the link for each document type to read more.ALL APPLICANTS: You must submit a resume supporting your specialized experience and responses to the online questionnaire. Your resume should list all work experience (paid and unpaid); you must list the full name and address of the each employer.For all types of work experience, you should indicate the start and end dates (include month, day, and year); you must also list the average number of hours per week that you worked.For paid work experience, please indicate your starting grade/salary for each position and the highest grade/salary you earned (if different).Your resume should also include any education and training you have completed (list the program title, subject area, number of hours completed, and completion date).For more information about what to include in your resume, please view this USAJOBS Resume Tutorial video on YouTube. Most DOE offices will allow you to submit a resume in the format of your choice (as an attached document or as a USAJOBS Resume Builder format). However, some offices may require one specific format. You will be notified at the time you click 'Apply Online' which type of resume is acceptable. It is important that you are complete and thorough in your resume. If any of the above information is not included in your resume, we may not be able to fully credit you for your experience.Current and former Federal employees: Most recent SF-50 (Standard Form 50 - Notice of Personnel Action). To properly verify status eligibility, your SF-50 must show the following. If you do not submit an appropriate SF-50, we cannot verify your status eligibility! Full position title;appointment type;occupational series;pay plan, grade, and step;tenure code; andservice computation date (SCD). If specific educational requirements are indicated for this vacancy: Documentation verifying your educational claims which can include unofficial transcripts or any report listing institution, course title, credits earned and final grade. Please see the Education section for more information.Veterans: veteran eligibility documentation (DD-214 Member #4 Copy, VA Letter, Standard Form (SF) 15 as applicable). Please note: If you are a veteran who has not yet been discharged, you may provide a statement of intent to discharge from your agency to receive Veterans Preference under the VOW (Veterans Opportunity to Work) to Hire Heroes Act of 2011.Persons with Disabilities: Individuals with intellectual disabilities, severe physical disabilities, or psychiatric disabilities may apply for appointment through the Schedule A hiring authority. Certified verification of a disability from a licensed medical professional; a licensed vocational rehabilitation specialist; or any Federal, state, or District of Columbia agency or U.S. territory that issues or provides disability benefits will be required.Displaced Federal employees who qualify for CTAP/ICTAP: If you are a former Federal employee who was displaced due to a Reduction-in-Force (RIF) or surplused by some other means, please submit a copy of the separation letter or RIF notice from your agency. To be selected under I/CTAP, you must still be found well-qualified for this position. Please see the OPM Guide to Career Transition for more information. Benefits A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding. Learn more about federal benefits. Review our benefits Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered. See more

Health Physicist

Albany, New York Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration Jul, 10 Summary The RSO is responsible for developing and enforcing radiation safety policies and procedures for protection of persons and the environment from the hazards of radiation. This position is responsible for serving as a subject matter expert for the Radiation safety program to ensure that safety is maintained, that policy is implemented, and that compliance with regulations is occurring. The RSo os responsible to ensuring that quality control programs must be designed, implemented, and monitored. Learn more about this agency Responsibilities Technical expert in radiation safety and decontamination matters and has direct access to senior management. Designs, establishes, and implements written policies and procedures for a Radiation Safety Program encompassing the clinical an research use of radionuclides and machine produced radiation. Responds to radiation incidents involving patients, employees, or visitors and take appropriate action as subject matter expert. Reports exposures and recommendations to the Radiation Safety Committee. Determines when incidents are required to be reported to agencies outside the VA and completes required reports. Oversees the inventory of radioactive material, and receipt, disposal, transportation, and shipment of radioactive material. manages machine-produced radiation safety program, which encompasses x-ray machine performance evaluations, CT dose optimization extensive Joint Commission and VA requirements. Serves as the subject-matter expert and assists the MRI Safety Officer and Laser Safety Officer on developing policy and procedures for the safe use of MRI and Lasers, conducting audits and inventory. Develops training for MR personnel and Laser Operators. Sits on the MRI Safety Subcommittee. Member of Environment of Care Committee, GEMS Committee, and the Subcommittee on Research Safety & Biosecurity. Work Schedule: 8:00 am to 4:00 pmTelework: Only on an as-needed basisVirtual: This is not a virtual position.Position Description/PD#: Health Physicist/PDS0B90-ORelocation/Recruitment Incentives: Pending ApprovalFinancial Disclosure Report: Not required Travel Required Not required Supervisory status No Promotion Potential 11 Requirements Conditions of Employment You must be a U.S. Citizen to apply for this job Designated and/or random drug testing may be required Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959 You may be required to serve a probationary period Subject to background/security investigation Selected applicants will be required to complete VetPro Credentialing. Qualifications To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement, 08/20/2020.: Applicants who are current Federal employees and have held a GS grade any time in the past 52 weeks must also meet time-in-grade requirements by the closing date of this announcement. For a GS-11 position you must have served 52 weeks at the GS-9. The grade may have been in any occupation, but must have been held in the Federal service. An SF-50 that shows your time-in-grade eligibility must be submitted with your application materials. If the most recent SF-50 has an effective date within the past year, it may not clearly demonstrate you possess one-year time-in-grade, as required by the announcement. In this instance, you must provide an additional SF-50 that clearly demonstrates one-year time-in-grade.Note: Time-In-Grade requirements also apply to former Federal employees applying for reinstatement as well as current employees applying for Veterans Employment Opportunities Act of 1998 (VEOA) appointment.You may qualify based on your experience and/or education as described below: Education: Applicants may substitute education for the required experience. To qualify based on education for this grade level you must have Degree: natural science or engineering that included at least 30 semesters hours in health physics engineering, radiological science, chemistry, physics biology, mathematics, and/or calculus. OR, Combination: Applicants may also combine education and experience to qualify at this level. You must have an combination of specialized experience and education beyond, such as the courses shown above, PLUS the appropriate experience or other education; or certification as a health physicist by the American Board of Health Physics, plus appropriate experience and other education that provided an understanding of sciences applicable to health physics comparable to that described in the education paragraph above. You will be rated on the following Competencies for this position:ChemistryHealth PhysicsHealth Risk AnalysisOral CommunicationOrganizational Performance AnalysisProblem SolvingExperience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religions; spiritual; community; student; social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.Note: A full year of work is considered to be 35-40 hours of work per week. Part-time experience will be credited on the basis of time actually spent in appropriate activities. Applicants wishing to receive credit for such experience must indicate clearly the nature of their duties and responsibilities in each position and the number of hours a week spent in such employment.Physical Requirements: The work requires some physical exertion such as long periods of walking and standing while performing audits and surveys and consulting with staff. Time is also spent in formal and informal meetings with many different groups. Additionally, much of the work is administrative in nature and requires sitting in an office and utilizing computers. Decontamination team participation is very physical demanding since one wears a sealed suit with respiratory device. The incumbent must be medically cleared to participate on the decontamination team.For more information on these qualification standards, please visit the United States Office of Personnel Management's website at https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/. Education There is no educational substitution at this grade level.A transcript must be submitted with your application if you are basing all or part of your qualifications on education. Note: Only education or degrees recognized by the U.S. Department of Education from accredited colleges, universities, schools, or institutions may be used to qualify for Federal employment. You can verify your education here: http://ope.ed.gov/accreditation/. If you are using foreign education to meet qualification requirements, you must send a Certificate of Foreign Equivalency with your transcript in order to receive credit for that education. For further information, visit: http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html. Additional information Receiving Service Credit or Earning Annual (Vacation) Leave: Federal Employees earn annual leave at a rate (4, 6 or 8 hours per pay period) which is based on the number of years they have served as a Federal employee. VA may offer newly-appointed Federal employee's credit for their job-related non-federal experience or active duty uniformed military service. This credited service can be used in determining the rate at which they earn annual leave. Such credit must be requested and approved prior to the appointment date and is not guaranteed.Special Employment Consideration: VA encourages persons with disabilities to apply, including those eligible for hiring under 5 CFR 213.3102(u), Schedule A, Appointment of persons with disabilities [i.e., intellectual disabilities, severe physical disabilities, or psychiatric disabilities], and/or Disabled veterans with a compensable service-connected disability of 30% or more. Contact the Agency Contact for information on how to apply under this appointment authority via the Selective Placement Coordinator.The Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP) and Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP) provide eligible displaced Federal/VA competitive service employees with selection priority over other candidates for competitive service vacancies. To be qualified you must submit appropriate documentation (a copy of the agency notice, your most recent performance rating, and your most recent SF-50 noting current position, grade level, and duty location) and be found well-qualified for this vacancy. To be well-qualified: applicants must possess experience that exceeds the minimum qualifications of the position including all selective factors, and who are proficient in most of the required competencies of the job. Information about ICTAP and CTAP eligibility is on OPM's Career Transition Resources website at http://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/workforce-restructuring/employee-guide-to-career-transition/.Placement Policy: The posting of this announcement does not obligate management to fill a vacancy or vacancies by promotion. The position may be filled by reassignment, change to lower grade, transfer, appointment, or reinstatement. Management may use any one or any combination of these methods to fill the position.It is the policy of the VA to not deny employment to those that have faced financial hardships or periods of unemployment.Veterans and Transitioning Service Members: Please visit the VA for Vets site for career-search tools for Veterans seeking employment at VA, career development services for our existing Veterans, and coaching and reintegration support for military service members.For more information on the "Who may apply" eligibility requirements, please refer to the OHRM Status Candidates and Other Candidate Definitions document.If you are unable to apply online view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application. Read more How You Will Be Evaluated You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above. IN DESCRIBING YOUR EXPERIENCE, PLEASE BE CLEAR AND SPECIFIC. WE WILL NOT MAKE ASSUMPTIONS REGARDING YOUR EXPERIENCE.Narrative responses are not required at this time. If you are referred for consideration, you may be asked to submit additional job related information, which may include, but not limited to; responses to the knowledge, skills and abilities; completion of a work sample, and/or contact for an interview.Your resume and/or supporting documentation will be verified. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating or consideration for employment. Read more Background checks and security clearance Security clearance Other Drug test required Yes Position sensitivity and risk Non-sensitive (NS)/Low Risk Trust determination process Suitability/Fitness Required Documents To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes:35.50 Training for Radiation Safety from the Nuclear Regulatory CommissionVA Form 10-2850CResumeTranscriptThe following documents are accepted, and may be required if applicable to your eligibility and/or qualifications for this position. Please use this checklist to make sure you have included other documents required for your application, such as a copy of your transcript (if using education to qualify), SF-50's (current/former Federal employees), documentation to support Veterans Preference claims, or ICTAP/CTAP documentation (for displaced Federal employees). You will not be contacted for additional information.Cover LetterDD-214/ Statement of Service35.50 Training for Radiation Safety from the Nuclear Regulatory CommissionVA Form 10-2850CResumeSF-50/ Notification of Personnel ActionTranscriptSF-50, Notification of Personnel Action (if applicable for Time in Grade and/or Eligibility): Most recent SF-50 if you are a current or former Federal employee An SF-50 showing your time-in-grade eligibility must be submitted with your application materials. If the most recent SF-50 has an effective date within the past year, it may not clearly demonstrate you possess one-year time-in-grade, as required by the announcement. In this instance, you must provide an additional SF-50 that clearly demonstrates one-year time-in-grade Award 50's do not provide sufficient information and will not be accepted for the purpose of verifying time-in-grade. Examples of appropriate SF-50's include: Within grade increases at the highest grade held; or Promotions with an effective date more than one year old; or SF-50's at the highest grade held with an effective date more than one year old. Veterans' Preference: When applying for Federal Jobs, eligible Veterans should claim preference for 5pt (TP), 10pt (CP/CPS/XP), or for Sole Survivor Preference (SSP) in the questionnaire. You must provide a legible copy of your DD214(s) which shows dates and character of service (honorable, general, etc.). If you are currently serving on active duty and expect to be released or discharged within 120 days you must submit documentation related to your active duty service which reflects the dates of service, character of service (honorable, general, etc.), and dates of impending separation. Additionally, disabled veterans and others eligible for 10-point preference (such as widows or mothers of eligible Veterans) must also submit an SF-15 "Application for 10 Point Veteran Preference" with required proof as stated on the form. Documentation is required to award preference. For more information on Veterans' Preference, please visit http://www.fedshirevets.gov/job/vetpref/index.aspx. Benefits A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding. Learn more about federal benefits. Review our benefits Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered. See more

Health Technician (Hearing)

Saginaw, Michigan Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration Jul, 10 Summary The purpose of the audiology health technician is to manage technical and administrative aspects of hearing aid delivery, hearing aid maintenance and repairs, patient education on hearing aids and services offered, other general duties in the audiology clinic. Learn more about this agency Responsibilities The health technician is to provide direct and indirect patient care under the supervision of the Supervisor, Audiology Section. This is aligned under the Chief, Sensory & Rehabilitation Service for the Aleda E. Lutz VAMC, Saginaw, Michigan. The audiology health technician works under the direction and in collaboration with the staff audiologists to perform his/her duties. He/she is expected to manage independent contact with patients, family members, significant others, medical staff, colleagues and vendors, in order to expedite patient care. The technician will need to communicate and interact with patients in a manner, which is appropriate to the cognitive, emotional, and chronological needs of the patient. This position may have travel to multiple clinic locations to provide audiology health technician services. Duties include, but are not limited to:Receives and screens phone calls, walk-ins, and incoming devices (mail in or drop off) from veterans with complaints about their hearing aids or assistive listening devices. Performs independent troubleshooting on malfunctioning hearing instruments to determine if problems can be corrected or if the instrument must be sent in for repair. Consults with audiologist regarding a patient's need for extra components on VA-issued hearing aids and initiates orders for these features when necessary. Facilitates scheduling direction to Medical Support Assistant for hearing aid check and hearing aid evaluation appointments if requested by the audiologist Monitors the timeliness of manufacturers delivery of new, custom, and repaired hearing aids and custom ear molds to assure that the hearing aids and ear molds are available for scheduled hearing aid fitting appointment for both on-site and Tele-audiology appointments. Checks incoming new hearing aids for accuracy of the order and communicates any inaccuracies to the audiologist to include both on-site and Tele-audiology appointments. Initiates adjustment to the inaccurate order based on the clinic records and consultation with the audiologist. Monitors and maintains inventories and orders supplies for ear mold fabrication, hearing aid repairs, hearing aid fittings, diagnostic procedures, and cerumen management purposes. Prepares and stocks all exam rooms at the end of each clinic day in preparation for the next day's activities. Work Schedule: 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM (Monday through Friday)Compressed/Flexible: Not availableVirtual: This is not a virtual position.Position Description/PD#: Health Technician (Hearing)/PD91125-ORelocation/Recruitment Incentives: Not AuthorizedFinancial Disclosure Report: Not required Travel Required Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position. Supervisory status No Promotion Potential None Requirements Conditions of Employment You must be a U.S. citizen to apply for this job Subject to a background/suitability investigation Designated and/or random drug testing may be required May serve a probationary period Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959 A complete application package; Resume, Transcripts, etc. Selected applicants will be required to complete an online onboarding process A valid state driver's license Qualifications To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement, 07/17/2020.: Applicants who are current Federal employees and have held a GS grade any time in the past 52 weeks must also meet time-in-grade requirements by the closing date of this announcement. For a GS-06 position you must have served 52 weeks at the GS-05. The grade may have been in any occupation, but must have been held in the Federal service. An SF-50 that shows your time-in-grade eligibility must be submitted with your application materials. If the most recent SF-50 has an effective date within the past year, it may not clearly demonstrate you possess one-year time-in-grade, as required by the announcement. In this instance, you must provide an additional SF-50 that clearly demonstrates one-year time-in-grade.Note: Time-In-Grade requirements also apply to former Federal employees applying for reinstatement as well as current employees applying for Veterans Employment Opportunities Act of 1998 (VEOA) appointment.You may qualify based on your experience and/or education as described below:GS-06 Specialized Experience: You must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade (GS-05) in the normal line of progression for the occupation in the organization. Examples of specialized experience would typically include, but are not limited to: experience in a medical facility, experience maintaining hearing aids, and experience using electronic medical records. OR Education: Applicants may substitute education for the required experience. To qualify based on education for this grade level you must have one year of graduate level education. Combination: Applicants may also combine education and experience to qualify at this level. You must have an combination of specialized experience and education at a graduate level or beyond . You will be rated on the following Competencies for this position: Ability to work independently on administrative duties, pertaining to patient care. Knowledge of the technical aspects of audiology, pertaining to direct patient care and devices used. Skill in assisting audiologists with programs, supplies, and patient services. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religions; spiritual; community; student; social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.Note: A full year of work is considered to be 35-40 hours of work per week. Part-time experience will be credited on the basis of time actually spent in appropriate activities. Applicants wishing to receive credit for such experience must indicate clearly the nature of their duties and responsibilities in each position and the number of hours a week spent in such employment.Physical Requirements: The work is generally sedentary, however will at times require standing, bending and carrying light items such as charts, papers and books on average less than 25 pounds. Occasionally, a piece of equipment would need to be moved. A significant amount of walking may be required to interact with patients and other services. The position requires the ability to see fine detail and work with depth perception for hearing aid repairs. The position requires working with a grinding wheel for modification of hearing aids in conjunction with PPE. This requires hand dexterity. The work entails much computer entry to include sitting, typing, and scanning eye movements.For more information on these qualification standards, please visit the United States Office of Personnel Management's website at https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/. Education A transcript must be submitted with your application if you are basing all or part of your qualifications on education.Note: Only education or degrees recognized by the U.S. Department of Education from accredited colleges, universities, schools, or institutions may be used to qualify for Federal employment. You can verify your education here: http://ope.ed.gov/accreditation/. If you are using foreign education to meet qualification requirements, you must send a Certificate of Foreign Equivalency with your transcript in order to receive credit for that education. For further information, visit: http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html. Additional information Note: Must have Basic Life Support (BLS) certification and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) before the starting date of the position. The BLS requirement is satisfied by successfully completing an American Heart Association (AHA) BLS Healthcare Provider Course or Military Training Network (MTN). The ACLS requirement is satisfied by attaining, and maintaining, current status through an approved AHA Advanced Cardiac Life Support Course. No online certifications will be accepted.VA supports the use of telework as a way to help attract and retain talented individuals in public service, increase worker productivity, and better prepare the agency to operate during emergencies. This position may be authorized for telework. Telework eligibility will be discussed during the interview process.The Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP) and Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP) provide eligible displaced VA competitive service employees with selection priority over other candidates for competitive service vacancies. To be well-qualified, applicants must possess experience that exceeds the minimum qualifications of the position including all selective factors if applicable, and must be proficient in most of the requirements of the job. Information about ICTAP and CTAP eligibility is on OPM's Career Transition Resources website which can be found at https://www.opm.gov/.Receiving Service Credit for Earning Annual (Vacation) Leave: Federal Employees earn annual leave at a rate (4, 6 or 8 hours per pay period) which is based on the number of years they have served as a Federal employee. VA may offer newly-appointed Federal employee's credit for their job-related non-federal experience or active duty uniformed military service. This credited service can be used in determining the rate at which they earn annual leave. Such credit must be requested and approved prior to the appointment date and is not guaranteed.This job opportunity announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies.The Medical Center is smoke free in all areas.If you are unable to apply online view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application. Read more How You Will Be Evaluated You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above. IN DESCRIBING YOUR EXPERIENCE, PLEASE BE CLEAR AND SPECIFIC. WE WILL NOT MAKE ASSUMPTIONS REGARDING YOUR EXPERIENCE. Applicants will be referred in alphabetical order. Background checks and security clearance Security clearance Other Drug test required Yes Position sensitivity and risk Non-sensitive (NS)/Low Risk Trust determination process Required Documents Documents Accepted:Cover LetterDD-214/ Statement of ServiceDisability Letter (Schedule A)Disability Letter (VA)LicenseOF-306Other (1)Other (2)Other (3)Performance AppraisalProfessional CertificationResumeSeparation Notice (RIF)SF-15SF-50/ Notification of Personnel ActionTranscriptDocuments Required:ResumePlease review the above list(s) to ensure you have included all necessary documents required for your application.Not every applicant will require the same documents, therefore it is the applicants responsibility to ensure that their application package includes all necessary documents to determine qualifications and eligibility for appointment, such as a copy of your SF-50, transcript, ICTAP/CTAP documentation (for displaced Federal employees).You will not be contacted for additional information. Applicants will be deemed ineligible if supporting documentation is not submitted.Veterans' Preference: Since the Direct-Hire Recruitment Authority is being used, traditional Veterans' Preference rules do not apply. Qualified veterans will, however, be given full consideration for this position.Applications are accepted online. Applying online will allow you to review and track the status of your application. Benefits A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding. Learn more about federal benefits. Review our benefits Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered. See more

Carpenter

Remote, New York Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration Jul, 09 Summary The incumbent of this position will serve as a carpenter in the Engineering Service of the Brooklyn, VA. The incumbent will be required to apply a thorough knowledge of professional carpentry concepts, principals, and practices in order to plan and complete projects from initial layout to final completion. Learn more about this agency Responsibilities Major dutied for the position liclude but are not limited to;Perform a variety of repairs, alterations, installations and fabrication of articles of wood. Repair and install hardware. Install and repair metal shelves cabinets and partitions. Construct, repair and modify wooden items and structures. Plan complex and exacting projects requiring features such as arcs, triangles, and circles. Build forms, erects scaffolds, bracing and other supports. Cut holes for setting windows and door casings. Distinguish gradations of materials according to quality, trade standards, and specific needs. Determine the necessary material and methods required for projects. Determine appropriate materials, methods and tools to construct, install, finish or repair wooden objects or structures. Knowledge of equipment assembly, installation and repair of cabinets, drop ceilings, ceramic tile, walls and quarry tile floors. Select material considering special properties, treatment needed, and other factors that affect the project. Knowledge of the materials, methods, systems and tools to construct objects and structures. Use a variety of hand and power tools such as mason saw, mason chisel, hammer, carpenter power saw, hand saw, miter board squares. Operate powered woodworking machinery such as bench saw, jointer and electric handsaw. Safely work on scaffolds and high ladders. Comply with safety rules, regulations, codes and practices. Use protective devices such as ear plugs, safety glasses, respirators and gloves as needed. Work Schedule: Monday - Friday 8:00 AM - 4:30 PMPosition Description Title/PD#: Carpenter/PD03011-A Travel Required Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position. Supervisory status No Promotion Potential None Requirements Conditions of Employment You must be a U.S. citizen to apply for this job Subject to a background/suitability investigation Designated and/or random drug testing may be required May serve a probationary period Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959 A complete application package; Resume, Transcripts, etc. Selected applicants will be required to complete an online onboarding process Qualifications applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement 07/14/2020.EXPERIENCE: A specific length of training and experience is not required, but you must show evidence of training or experience of sufficient scope and quality of your ability to do the work of this position. Evidence which demonstrates you possess the knowledge, skills, and ability to perform the duties of this position must be supported by detailed descriptions of such on your resume. Applicants will be rated in accordance with the OPM Federal Wage System Qualification Standards.SCREEN-OUT ELEMENT: Your qualifications will first be evaluated against the prescribed screen out element, which usually appears as question 1 in the on-line questionnaire. Those applicants who appear to possess at least the minimal acceptable qualification requirement are considered for further rating; those who do not are rated ineligible and are eliminated. The potential eligibles are then rated against the remainder of the Job Elements:Carpentry/WoodworkingDexterity and SafetyInterpret Instructions, Specifications (includes blueprint reading)MaterialsUse and Maintain Tools and EquipmentExperience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religions; spiritual; community; student; social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.Note: A full year of work is considered to be 35-40 hours of work per week. Part-time experience will be credited on the basis of time actually spent in appropriate activities. Applicants wishing to receive credit for such experience must indicate clearly the nature of their duties and responsibilities in each position and the number of hours a week spent in such employment.Physical Effort: Physical agility and manual dexterity are essential in that the incumbent must be able to climb, lift heavy objects, push, bend, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, and reach during task performance. Lateral movement of armsand legs are essential when nailing and using hand tools. Incumbent may lift heavier items with the assistance of lifting devices or other workers. Incumbent works in all hospital areas including contagious disease areas, ceilings, pits, crawl spaces, and tunels. Works on scaffolds and high ladders, and sometimes under outside weather conditions. The incumbent must comply with safety rules, regulations, codes, and practices and uses protective devices such as ear plugs, safety glasses, respirators, and gloves. Education There are no education requirements for this position. Additional information The Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP) provide eligible displaced VA competitive service employees with selection priority over other candidates for competitive service vacancies. To be well-qualified, applicants must possess experience that exceeds the minimum qualifications of the position including all selective factors if applicable, and must be proficient in most of the requirements of the job. Information about CTAP eligibility is on OPM's Career Transition Resources website which can be found at https://www.opm.gov/.Receiving Service Credit for Earning Annual (Vacation) Leave: Federal Employees earn annual leave at a rate (4, 6 or 8 hours per pay period) which is based on the number of years they have served as a Federal employee. VA may offer newly-appointed Federal employee's credit for their job-related non-federal experience or active duty uniformed military service. This credited service can be used in determining the rate at which they earn annual leave. Such credit must be requested and approved prior to the appointment date and is not guaranteed.This job opportunity announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies.If you are unable to apply online view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application. Read more How You Will Be Evaluated You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above. IN DESCRIBING YOUR EXPERIENCE, PLEASE BE CLEAR AND SPECIFIC. WE WILL NOT MAKE ASSUMPTIONS REGARDING YOUR EXPERIENCE. Applicants will be referred in alphabetical order. Background checks and security clearance Security clearance Other Drug test required No Required Documents Documents Accepted:Cover LetterDD-214/ Statement of ServiceDisability Letter (VA)LicenseOther (1)Other (2)Professional CertificationResumeSF-50/ Notification of Personnel ActionDocuments Required:ResumePlease review the above list(s) to ensure you have included all necessary documents required for your application.Not every applicant will require the same documents, therefore it is the applicants responsibility to ensure that their application package includes all necessary documents to determine qualifications and eligibility for appointment, such as a copy of your SF-50, transcript, ICTAP/CTAP documentation (for displaced Federal employees).You will not be contacted for additional information. Applicants will be deemed ineligible if supporting documentation is not submitted.Veterans' Preference: Since the Direct-Hire Recruitment Authority is being used, traditional Veterans' Preference rules do not apply. Qualified veterans will, however, be given full consideration for this position.Applications are accepted online. Applying online will allow you to review and track the status of your application. Benefits A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding. Learn more about federal benefits. Review our benefits Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered. See more

Forestry Technician (Timber Sale Administration)

Remote, Anywhere Department of Agriculture Jul, 09 Summary These positions are located in the PNW Region, Region 6.This position serves as a Forestry Technician monitoring, inspecting and documenting timber sale operations. Incumbent takes action within their delegated authority to enforce contract provisions. Once all certifications are complete this position will serve as a certified Sale Administrator. Information on locations and dates when applications are due for these locations may be found at . Responsibilities Duties listed are at the full performance level: Function as sale administrator on the most complex sales on the unit. Review the contract and related pre-sale data such as preliminary logging plan, environmental assessment, appraisal, etc. Responsible for continuing field inspection and control of purchaser's operations such as falling, skidding and yarding, loading, hauling, and all log accountability requirements. Advise purchaser's field representative of adequacy or inadequacy of operations and achieves compliance with contract terms, including safety and employment requirements. Ensure that all contractual obligations are met before making final inspection and recommending sale closure. Review the timber sales contract package; determines plans and arranges for the resources needed to complete the layout of sales. Apply practical forestry methods, techniques and practices including tree species identification, practical surveying, timber volume estimating, and slash disposal methods to locate points or lines on the ground. Advise other resource specialists of activities relating to their specialty; seeks advice on new or sensitive issues; and ensures that resource monitoring is done in a timely manner. Prepare general logging plans and verifies logging system settings. Travel Required Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for training and/or meetings. Supervisory status No Promotion Potential 10 Requirements Conditions of Employment You must be a US Citizen or US National. Males born after 12/31/1959 must be Selective Service registered or exempt. Subject to satisfactory adjudication of background investigation and/or fingerprint check. Successful completion of one year probationary period, unless previously served. Per Public Law 104-134 all Federal employees are required to have federal payments made by direct deposit to their financial institution. Successfully pass the E-Verify employment verification check. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, visit https://www.e-verify.gov/. Qualifications In order to qualify, you must meet the and requirements as defined below by the date the certificate of eligible candidates is issued. For more information on the qualifications for this position, visit the Your application and resume must clearly show that you possess the experience requirements. Specialized Experience Requirement:For the GS-07: You must have one year specialized experience equivalent to the GS-6 in the Federal service. Qualifying Specialized experience is defined as meeting one or more of the following: Monitored and inspected timber sale operations having common contract requirements and conditions; prepared written reports of sale inspections; laid out timber sale boundaries, interpreted timber sale contracts (read provisions and explained to operators), applied silviculture prescriptions, understood marking guides and identified tree species; OR one full year (18 semester/27 quarter hours) of successfully completed graduate level coursework that is directly related to the work of the position (such as forestry, range management, agriculture);OR combinations of graduate level education that is directly related to the position and specialized experience. The education must have been obtained in an accredited college or university. For the GS-08: You must have one year specialized experience equivalent to the GS-07 in the Federal service. Qualifying Specialized experience is defined as meeting one or more of the following: Monitored and inspected timber sales with conventional contract requirements and conditions; interpreted and explained timber sale contract provisions to the timber operator; and inspected ongoing timber sales for compliance with contract clauses;OR two full years (36 semester/54 quarter hours) of successfully completed graduate level education or master's degree if the coursework is directly related to the work of the position (such as forestry, range management, agriculture); OR combinations of graduate level education that is directly related to the position (in excess of 18 semester/27 quarter hours) and specialized experience. The education must have been obtained in an accredited college or university.For the GS-09: You must have one year specialized experience equivalent to the GS-08 in the Federal service. Qualifying Specialized experience is defined as meeting one or more of the following: Administered timber sale contracts with conventional contract requirements and conditions; monitored and inspected timber sale operations having conventional contract requirements and conditions; prepared written reports of all sale inspections and making follow-ups on deficiencies;OR two full years (36 semester/54 quarter hours) of successfully completed graduate level education or master's degree if the coursework is directly related to the work of the position (such as forestry, range management, agriculture);OR combinations of graduate level education that is directly related to the position (in excess of 18 semester/27 quarter hours) and specialized experience. The education must have been obtained in an accredited college or university.For the GS-10: You must have one year specialized experience equivalent to the GS-09 in the Federal service. Qualifying Specialized experience is defined as meeting one or more of the following: Administered timber sale contracts; identified resource concerns on the ground and coordinating applicable corrective measures; performed timber sale preparation duties and collected timber presale information data as well as completed appraisals of timber sales and selecting of contract provisions based on NEPA documents; conducted cruises of timber stands to determine volume of merchantable timber, species composition, accessibility and environmental constraints;OR A Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree or 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree or LL.M.,(coursework must be directly related to the position being filled such as forestry, range management, agriculture);OR an appropriate combination of specialized experience and graduate level education (beyond what is required for a master's degree, i.e., more than 36 semester/54 quarter hours leading to a Ph.D.). The education must have been obtained in an accredited college or university and demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work.Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.Work Experience: Your resume must clearly document the following for each block of work experience; the beginning day, month and year the work assignment started and ended; the hours worked per week; position title, and series and grade if applicable; and description of duties performed. This information must be provided for each permanent, temporary or seasonal appointment/work assignment or volunteer work and should be clearly documented as a separate block of time. Incomplete, inaccurate or conflicting work history may not be credited for qualifications purposes. This can result in an applicant not being considered for the position.TIME IN GRADE REQUIREMENT: If you are a current federal employee in the General Schedule (GS) pay plan and applying for a promotion opportunity, you must meet time-in-grade (TIG) requirements of 52 weeks of service at the next lower grade level in the normal line of progression for the position being filled. This requirement must be met by the closing date of this announcement. Education See above for education that may be qualifying for the specific grade level. Additional information THIS IS AN OPEN CONTINUOUS ANNOUNCEMENT. This type of announcement provides the Forest Service with a readily available source of applicants when vacancies occur. Eligibility and qualifications will be verified when there is a vacancy for the location and grade for which you applied. Information on specific locations where jobs are being filled and the dates when applications are due for these locations can be found at https://fsoutreach.gdcii.com/Outreach.Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP), Reemployment Priority List (RPL), or Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP): Visit the for information on how to apply as a CTAP, RPL, or ICTAP eligible. To exercise selection priority for this vacancy, CTAP/RPL/ICTAP candidates must meet the basic eligibility requirements and all selective factors. CTAP/ICTAP candidates must be rated and determined to be well qualified (or above) based on an evaluation of the competencies listed in the How You Will Be Evaluated section. When assessed through a score-based category rating method, CTAP/ICTAP applicants must receive a rating of at least 85 out of a possible 100.Land Management Workforce Flexibility Act (LMWFA) provides current or former temporary or term employees of federal land management agencies opportunity to compete for permanent competitive service positions. Individuals must have more than 24 months of service without a break between appointments of two or more years. Service must be in the competitive service and have been at a successful level of performance or better. Refer to for more information.Farm Service Agency (FSA) County Employees: Permanent Country Employees without prior Federal Tenure who are selected for a Civil Service position under Public Law 105-277 will be given a career-conditional appointment and must service a 1 year probationary period.Veterans who are preference eligible or who have been separated from the armed forces under honorable conditions after three years or more of continuous active service are eligible for consideration under the Veteran's Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA). For more information on applying under special hiring authorities such as the Veteran's Recruitment Act (VRA), 30 percent disabled veterans, certain military spouses, Schedule A Disabled, etc., explore the different Hiring Paths on the USAJOBS websiteIf you are selected for a position with further promotion potential, you will be placed under a career development plan, and may be non-competitively promoted if you successfully complete the requirements and if recommended by management. However, promotion is not guaranteed.This is a bargaining unit position represented by the National Federation of Federal Employees, IAMAW.This position may be eligible for telework.Government housing may be available.Forest Service daycare facilities may be available.Recruitment or Relocation Incentive may be authorized. Final determination will be made at the time of job offer.If TOS is authorized, selectee will be responsible for tax obligations related to payments for moving expenses -2017 Tax Cuts and Job Act, Public Law 115-97. Questions should be directed to the Travel Help Desk, 877-372-7248, Option 1, or emailasc_tos@fs.fed.us.We may select from this announcement or any other source to fill one or more vacancies. Read more How You Will Be Evaluated You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above. You will be evaluated based on your qualifications for this position as evidenced by the experience, education, and training you described in your application package, as well as the responses to the Assessment Questionnaire to determine the degree to which you possess the competencies listed below:Attention to DetailContracting/ProcurementForest ManagementOral CommunicationPlanning and EvaluatingTechnical CompetenceWritten CommunicationYour application, including the online Assessment Questionnaire, will be reviewed to determine if you meet (a) minimum qualification requirements and (b) the resume supports the answers provided to the job-specific questions. Your resume must clearly support your responses to all the questions addressing experience and education relevant to this position.If you meet the qualification requirements and are determined to be among the best qualified, you will be referred to the hiring manager for consideration. Noncompetitive candidates and applicants under some special hiring authorities must meet minimum qualifications to be referred.Note: If, after reviewing your resume and/or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you inflated your qualifications and or experience, your rating may be lowered to more accurately reflect the submitted documentation. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating. Providing inaccurate information on Federal documents could be grounds for non-selection or disciplinary action.To view a preview of the application question, visit: https://apply.usastaffing.gov/ViewQuestionnaire/10816840 Read more Background checks and security clearance Security clearance Other Drug test required No Position sensitivity and risk Non-sensitive (NS)/Low Risk Trust determination process Suitability/Fitness Required Documents The following documents are required for your applicant package to be complete. Our office cannot be responsible for incompatible software, illegible fax transmissions, delays in the mail service, your system failure, etc. Encrypted documents will not be accepted. Failure to submit required, legible documents may result in loss of consideration.Resume that includes: 1) personal information such as name, address, contact information; 2) education; 3) detailed work experience related to this position as described in the major duties including work schedule, hours worked per week, dates of employment; title, series, grade (if applicable); 4) supervisor's phone number and whether or not the supervisor may be contacted for a reference check; 5) other qualifications. If you are using education to qualify, you must submit: a copy of your college transcripts. An unofficial copy is sufficient with the application; however, if you are selected, you will be required to submit official transcripts prior to entering on duty. Education must have been successfully obtained from an accredited school, college or university. If any education was completed at a foreign institute, you must submit with your application evidence that the institute was appropriately accredited by an accrediting body recognized by the U.S. Department of Education as equivalent to U.S. education standards. There are private organizations that specialize in this evaluation and a fee is normally associated with this service. All transcripts must be in English or include an English translation. In addition to the above, you must submit the documents below if you claim any of the following: Current and former Federal employees: 1) Most recent non-award Notification of Personnel Action (SF-50) showing that you are/were in the competitive service, highest grade (or promotion potential) held on a permanent basis, position title, series and grade AND 2) Most recent performance appraisal (dated within 18 months) showing the official rating of record, signed by a supervisor, or statement why the performance appraisal is unavailable. Do not submit a performance plan. Surplus or displaced employees eligible for CTAP, RPL, or ICTAP priority: proof of eligibility (RIF separation notice, notice of proposed removal for declining a transfer of function or directed reassignment to another commuting area, notice of disability annuity termination), SF-50 documenting separation (as applicable), and your most recent SF-50 noting position, grade level, and duty location with your application per 5 CFR 330. Land Management Workforce Flexibility Act Eligible Applicants: please review the Required Documents for Hiring Authorities Quick Guide on the Forest Service website. Current permanent FSA County employees: most recent non-award Notification of Personnel Action, (SF-50 or equivalent) showing your highest grade (or promotion potential) held on a permanent basis, position title, series and grade AND most recent performance appraisal (dated within 18 months) per above. VEOA, VRA and 30% Disabled Veterans: please review the Required Documents for Hiring Authorities Quick Guide on the Forest Service website. If claiming eligibility under a special hiring authority not listed above, please review the Required Documents for Hiring Authorities Quick Guide on the Forest Service website. Benefits A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding. Learn more about federal benefits. Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered. See more

Loan Assistant

Remote, Anywhere Small Business Administration Jul, 09 Summary This position was previously advertised under announcement number EXC-20-059-PDC-10755914. IF YOU HAD PREVIOUSLY APPLIED UNDER EXC-20-059-PDC-10755914, you DO NOT need to reapply under this announcement in order to receive consideration for the position.THIS ANNOUNCEMENT IS FOR THE CURRENT COVID-19 PANDEMIC AND THE 2020 HURRICANE SEASON. YOU MAY NEED TO REAPPLY NEXT YEAR IF INTERESTED IN WORKING FOR ODA DURING THE 2021 HURRICANE SEASON. Learn more about this agency Responsibilities As a Loan Assistant at the GS-1165-5/7, some of your typical work assignments may include:Review pertinent facts and make eligibility determinations by analyzing factors such as intended use of proceeds, legislative and administrative limits, etc. Contact banks and other third parties to obtain information necessary to formulate loan recommendations. Respond to inquiries from applicants, their representatives and agents, and others concerning the status of applications and reasons for Agency decisions. Process loan modifications by performing necessary analysis and preparing full documentation supporting the analysis. Assist Case Managers with closing and disbursing approved loans. IMPORTANT NOTES: This position was previously advertised under announcement number EXC-20-059-PDC-10755914. If you previously applied under EXC-20-059-PDC-10755914, you DO NOT need to reapply under this announcement in order to receive consideration for the position. Additional locality pay may be added to the above salary based on the employee's residence or work location. By applying for this position with SBA's Office of Disaster Assistance, you can enjoy challenging but satisfying work and join a highly motivated and diverse team that helps families and businesses rebuild their lives after a disaster. Travel Required Occasional travel - On occasion, especially during times of substantial disaster activity, you may be required to work overtime and/or travel with little or no advance notice. Supervisory status No Promotion Potential None Requirements Conditions of Employment You must be able to obtain and maintain a Government travel credit card. Favorable background investigation and credit check are required. Mandatory Overtime: In order to respond quickly and efficiently to disaster survivors, substantial compensated overtime hours may be required while on assignment (up to seven days a week and ten to fourteen hours a day). Credit Score must be at least 500. Qualifications Generally, time in status is not creditable towards the specialized experience requirement listed below.You must meet all qualification requirements by the closing date of this announcement.You may qualify based on experience, education or a combination of both.Experience: To receive credit, you must indicate the month and year as well as the average hours worked per week for each employer or that experience will not be credited for meeting the specialized experience requirement.GS-05: To qualify you must have at least three (3) years of general experience in a pay or work status, one (1) year of which is equivalent in difficulty and complexity to the GS-04 level in the Federal service. This experience must demonstrate the following: Gathering and analyzing facts and figures and presenting information or conclusions orally and in writing, OR Providing knowledge on the principles of financial analysis or of insurance laws. This experience may have been gained performing functions such as the following. Working with loans; Reviewing credit reports and/or mortgage documents; Interpreting and explaining pay information to employees; Gathering, analyzing, or presenting financial or insurance information; etc. GS-07: To qualify you must have at least 1 full year (52 weeks) of specialized experience equivalent in difficulty and complexity to the GS-05 level in the Federal service that has equipped you with the particular knowledge, skill, and ability to perform successfully in this position. This experience may have been gained in a Non-Federal service position. In addition, this Specialized Experience must be related to or demonstrate at least one (1) of the following: Mortgage underwriting of simple residential lending to include making recommendations on loans, OR Analyzing consumer Consumer Bureau Reports (CBR's) to make determinations on credit worthiness, OR Auto lending. OR Education If qualifying based on education, you must submit transcripts to be eligible.GS-05: Must have a bachelor's or equivalent undergraduate degree in a ANY field or 4 full years of related progressively higher level education leading to such a degree, from an accredited college or university. Recent graduates with a bachelor's degree in a related field from an accredited college or university with no prior lending experience are encouraged to apply.GS-07: Bachelor's degree with GPA of 3.0 or better OR have at least one (1) year of graduate education in a related field from an accredited college or university or Superior Academic Achievement in undergraduate degree (see explanation below):Superior Academic Achievement is based on (1) class standing, (2) grade-point average, or (3) honor society membership.1. Class standing - Applicants must be in the upper third of the graduating class in the college, university, or major subdivision, based on completed courses.2. Grade-point average - Applicants must have a grade-point average of: 3.0 or higher out of a possible 4.0 as recorded on their official transcript, or as computed bases on 4 years of education, or as computed based on courses completed during the final two years of the curriculum; OR 3.5 or higher out of a possible 4.0 based on the average of the required courses completed in the major field or the required courses in the major field completed during the final 2 years of the curriculum.3. Election to membership in a national scholastic honor society.Related Undergraduate and Graduate Education: Major study -- finance, business administration, economics, accounting, insurance, engineering, mathematics, banking and credit, law, real estate operations, statistics, or other fields related to the position.ORA combination of experience and education as indicated above. Additional information If you work or are expected to work at least 90 consecutive days and 130 hours per month, you will become eligible for health insurance benefits only. How You Will Be Evaluated You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above. Applications will be reviewed for qualifications. You will be contacted if selected. Background checks and security clearance Security clearance Other Drug test required No Position sensitivity and risk Non-sensitive (NS)/Low Risk Trust determination process Required Documents Required Documents: Toapply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes:1. Your Resume showing average hours worked per week, dates of employment and duties performed.2. Completed Questionnaire Preview at:https://apply.usastaffing.gov/ViewQuestionnaire/10811182 3. Other supporting documents, such as: College Transcript(s), if qualifying based on education. Unofficial transcripts may be submitted during the application process; however, official transcripts may be required if selected. Veterans' Preference documentation, if applicable (e.g. DD-214 Member Copy 4 or other DD-214 copy showing type of discharge/character of service, SF-15 Form and related documentation, VA letter, etc.) Benefits A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding. Learn more about federal benefits. Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered. See more

Police Officer

Minneapolis, Minnesota Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration Jul, 09 Summary The incumbent serves as a Federal Police Officer working for the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) performing law enforcement and security duties pursuant to Title 58 USC 902. VA Police Officers are a vital part of ensuring a safe and secure environment across the VA. Learn more about this agency Responsibilities The mission of the Police Officer is to serve and protect Veterans, patients, employees, contractors, volunteers, affiliates, visitors, and others who frequent VA facilities. Major duties of the position include, but are not limited to:Protects property and persons on VA property, and enforces appropriate criminal codes and regulations. Assists patients, visitors and employees who require direction and/or physical assistance. Issues traffic citations and federal violation notices when necessary. Responds to crowd and riot control, bomb threats and search requests. Questions witnesses and principals in crimes reported on VA property. Arrests persons for offenses committed on VA property and transfers them to appropriate authorities for detention. Frequently works and patrols alone and without supervision in the outlying grounds and parking lots areas. Directs and assists persons to safety areas during fire, storm or other emergencies and takes prompt action to evacuate persons from dangerous areas. Identifies and reports hazardous situations and correct immediate dangers. Facilitates the movement of vehicles and people; extends information, direction and courtesy to visitors, employees, and patients. Consistently communicate and treat customers (Veterans, visitors and all VA staff) in a courteous, tactful and respectful manner. Handles conflict and problems in dealing with the customer constructively and appropriately. Conducts foot patrol and/or vehicle patrol for a prescribed patrol area over the course of a regular tour of duty. Writes uniform offense reports covering incidents on his/her tour of duty containing pertinent information which is factual, classified properly, and submit such reports in a timely manner. Work Schedule: Rotating 12 hour shifts and days offTelework: Not AvailableVirtual: This is not a virtual position.Position Description/PD#: Police Officer/PD60472ARelocation/Recruitment Incentives: Not authorizedFinancial Disclosure Report: Not required Travel Required Not required Supervisory status No Promotion Potential None Requirements Conditions of Employment You must be a U.S. Citizen to apply for this job Designated and/or random drug testing may be required Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959 You may be required to serve a probationary period Subject to background/security investigation Selected applicants will be required to complete an online onboarding process A character investigation may be conducted on applicants selected for employment Must have a valid state drivers license New VA Police Officers are required to successfully complete the in-residence (320 hour) 10-week Basic Police Officer Course in LIttle Rock, Arkansas Officers are required to carry agency-approved firearms while on duty on VA property. Officers must achieve and maintain qualification with the agency-approved firearms. Officers must also successfully complete physical and psychological examinations prior to entering on duty and annually thereafter. Qualifications To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement, 07/15/2020.: Applicants who are current Federal employees and have held a GS grade any time in the past 52 weeks must also meet time-in-grade requirements by the closing date of this announcement. For a GS-6 position you must have served 52 weeks at the GS-5. The grade may have been in any occupation, but must have been held in the Federal service. An SF-50 that shows your time-in-grade eligibility must be submitted with your application materials. If the most recent SF-50 has an effective date within the past year, it may not clearly demonstrate you possess one-year time-in-grade, as required by the announcement. In this instance, you must provide an additional SF-50 that clearly demonstrates one-year time-in-grade.Note: Time-In-Grade requirements also apply to former Federal employees applying for reinstatement as well as current employees applying for Veterans Employment Opportunities Act of 1998 (VEOA) appointment.You may qualify based on your experienceas described below: Specialized Experience: You must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade GS-5 in the normal line of progression for the occupation in the organization. Examples of specialized experience would typically include, but are not limited to: experience that provided knowledge of a body of basic laws and regulations, law enforcement operations, practices, and techniques and involved responsibility for maintaining order and protecting life and property. Creditable specialized experience may have been gained in work on a police force; through service as a military police officer; in work providing visitor protection and law enforcement in parks, forests, or other natural resource or recreational environments; in performing criminal investigative duties; or in other work that provided the required knowledge and skills. An individual who is convicted of a domestic violence charge cannot be authorized to own, be issued, purchase, or otherwise have possession of a handgun under the Lautenberg Amendment (PL 104-208) to the Gun Control Act of 1968 (18 USC 922).You will be rated on the following Competencies for this position:CommunicationCriminal InvestigationEmergency ManagementIncident ManagementPersonnel Security and SafetyExperience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religions; spiritual; community; student; social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.Note: A full year of work is considered to be 35-40 hours of work per week. Part-time experience will be credited on the basis of time actually spent in appropriate activities. Applicants wishing to receive credit for such experience must indicate clearly the nature of their duties and responsibilities in each position and the number of hours a week spent in such employment.Physical Requirements: The duties of these positions require moderate to arduous physical exertion and/or duties of a hazardous nature. The following medical requirements apply to all applicants: good near and distant vision, ability to distinguish basic colors, and ability to hear the conversational voice. Agencies may establish additional, job-related physical or medical requirements provided that the specific position(s) involves the arduous or hazardous duties to which the physical requirements relate.Applicants and employees must have the capacity to perform the essential functions of the position without risk to themselves or others. Applicants and employees must possess emotional and mental stability. In most instances, a specific medical condition or impairment will not automatically disqualify an applicant or employee. A medical condition or impairment is disqualifying only if the condition, for good medical reason, precludes assignment to or warrants restriction from the duties of the specific position. For some positions, the loss or impairment of a specific function may be compensated for by the satisfactory use of a prosthesis or mechanical aid. Reasonable accommodation shall also be considered in determining an applicant's ability to perform the duties of a position. Reasonable accommodation may include, but is not limited to the use of assistive devices, job modification or restructuring, provision of readers and interpreters, or adjusted work schedules.For more information on these qualification standards, please visit the United States Office of Personnel Management's website at https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/. Education There is no educational substitution at this grade level. Additional information Receiving Service Credit for Earning Annual (Vacation) Leave: Federal Employees earn annual leave at a rate (4, 6 or 8 hours per pay period) which is based on the number of years they have served as a Federal employee. VA may offer newly-appointed Federal employee's credit for their job-related non-federal experience or active duty uniformed military service. This credited service can be used in determining the rate at which they earn annual leave. Such credit must be requested and approved prior to the appointment date and is not guaranteed.This job opportunity announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies.If you are unable to apply online view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application. Read more How You Will Be Evaluated You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above. IN DESCRIBING YOUR EXPERIENCE, PLEASE BE CLEAR AND SPECIFIC. WE WILL NOT MAKE ASSUMPTIONS REGARDING YOUR EXPERIENCE. Applicants will be referred in alphabetical order. Background checks and security clearance Security clearance Other Drug test required Yes Position sensitivity and risk Noncritical-Sensitive (NCS)/Moderate Risk Trust determination process Required Documents Documents Accepted:Cover LetterDD-214/ Statement of ServiceDisability Letter (VA)LicenseResumeSF-15SF-50/ Notification of Personnel ActionDocuments Required:LicenseResumePlease review the above list(s) to ensure you have included all necessary documents required for your application.Not every applicant will require the same documents, therefore it is the applicants responsibility to ensure that their application package includes all necessary documents to determine qualifications and eligibility for appointment, such as a copy of your SF-50, transcript, ICTAP/CTAP documentation (for displaced Federal employees).You will not be contacted for additional information. Applicants will be deemed ineligible if supporting documentation is not submitted.Veterans' Preference: Since the Direct-Hire Recruitment Authority is being used, traditional Veterans' Preference rules do not apply. Qualified veterans will, however, be given full consideration for this position.Applications are accepted online. Applying online will allow you to review and track the status of your application. Benefits A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding. Learn more about federal benefits. Review our benefits Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered. See more

Management Analyst

Remote, Anywhere National Aeronautics and Space Administration Jul, 09 Summary This position is located in the Office of Audits (OA). The OA conducts independent, objective audits, reviews, and other examinations of NASA and NASA contractor programs and projects to improve NASA operations and provides a broad range of professional audit and advisory services. Our work can extend into any part of NASA but we primarily focus on space operations, science and aeronautics research, mission support operations, financial management, and information technology management. Responsibilities Duties include but are not limited to the following:Presents findings and recommendations on issues or problems impacting programs Conducts research, planning and assessments of NASA's program, products and services Provides expert analysis and advice on complex program issues Devises new analytical techniques to evaluate findings Reviews, advises on, and conducts complex audits analyses or evaluations of organizational programs, systems, and processes Serves as an authoritative source of consultation for managers and program specialists Prepares written audit, policy analysis, and performance evaluation reports that provide findings, guidance and recommendations to a wide range of audiences Travel Required Occasional travel - Travel may be required for training or other work-related duties. Supervisory status No Promotion Potential 13 Requirements Conditions of Employment A one-year probationary period may be required. Occasional travel may be required. Selectee must complete a financial disclosure statement. Successful completion of a security investigation will be required. Position subject to random drug testing. Must complete the initial Online Occupational Questionnaire. If found to meet minimum qualification, applicants must complete a USA Hire assessment battery (i.e., Assessment Questionnaire and Writing Assessment) Qualifications In order to qualify for the Management Analyst position, you must meet the following time in grade requirements and minimum qualifications:TIME-IN-GRADE REQUIREMENTS: Merit promotion applicants must meet applicable time-in-grade requirements to be considered eligible. One year at the GS-12 level is required to meet the time-in-grade requirements for the GS-13 level. (Please submit your SF-50 that shows Time-in-Grade eligibility and reflects your title, series, and grade. If your eligibility for both merit promotion and/or time-in-grade cannot be determined, your application will be rated ineligible. Please see Required Documents for additional information). Time-in-grade requirements also apply to VEOA applicants having held a GS position in the past year.ANDFOR THE GS-13 LEVEL:Specialized Experience: Applicants must have at least one or more full-time years (12-months) of specialized work experience, equivalent to at least the GS-12 grade level in the Federal service, performing ALL the following duties: Researching and planning business or management practices that assess organizational programs or operations Leading complete or significant portions of reviews of program/project/organizational efficiency or productivity Presenting via oral communication analysis results that support changes/improvements in organizational policies/procedures to stakeholders at various levels of an organization Preparing written documents, including audit, policy analysis and/or performance evaluation reports that offer findings, conclusions, and recommend actions to the public that improve the efficiency and/or economy of programs and/or compliance with applicable laws, regulations, or guidelines (Your resume must CLEARLY demonstrate this experience)Applicants must meet all qualifications and eligibility requirements by the closing date of the announcement.IN DESCRIBING YOUR EXPERIENCE, PLEASE BE CLEAR AND SPECIFIC. WE MAY NOT MAKE ASSUMPTIONS REGARDING YOUR EXPERIENCE. If your resume does not support your questionnaire answers, we will not allow credit for your response(s).For more information on the qualifications for this position, click .If you believe you have a disability (i.e., physical or mental), covered by the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 as amended and Americans with Disabilities Act 1990 as amended, that would interfere with completing the USA Hire assessment battery, you will be granted the opportunity to request a reasonable accommodation in your online application. Requests for reasonable accommodations for the USA Hire assessment battery and appropriate supporting documentation for reasonable accommodation must be received prior to starting the USA Hire assessment battery. Decisions on requests for reasonable accommodations are made on a case-by-case basis. If you meet the minimum qualifications of the position, after notification of the adjudication of your request, you will receive an email invitation to complete the USA Hire assessment battery. You must complete all assessments within 48 hours from the time the email invitation is sent to complete the USA Hire assessment battery is sent. To determine if you need a reasonable accommodation, please review the Procedures for Requesting a Reasonable Accommodation for Online Assessments here: . Education ARE YOU USING EDUCATION TO QUALIFY: Education must be accredited by an accredited institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications (particularly positions with a positive education requirement). You MUST provide transcripts or other documentation to support your educational claims. Applicants can verify accreditation by clicking . All education claimed by applicants will be verified by the appointing agency accordingly. (Note: If you are selected for this position based on education, an official transcript will be required, prior to your first day.) You must meet all qualification requirements by the closing date of this announcement.SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS FOR FOREIGN EDUCATION: If you are using education completed in foreign colleges or universities to meet the qualification requirements, you must show that the education credentials have been evaluated by a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign education programs and such education has been deemed equivalent to that gained in an accredited U.S. education program; or full credit has been given for the courses at a U.S. accredited college or university. For further information, click .Translated transcripts are required. Additional information Positions will be filled in Johnson Space Center (Houston, TX), Goddard Space Center (Greenbelt, MD), and/or NASA OIG HQ (Washington, DC).This position is open to Competitive Merit Promotion, Non-Competitive, and Special Hiring Authority eligibles. You must meet the requirements for one of the following categories to be eligible. See "Required Documents" section to determine proof needed to be submitted per each authority below.1. A current permanent competitive service employee; former Federal employee who achieved career status in the competitive service; or former Federal employee who served on a career conditional appointment without achieving career status in the competitive service who was separated less than three years ago.2. Veterans applying under the Veterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA).3. 30% or more Disabled Veteran4. Military spouses are eligible if their active duty military spouse: 1) receives a Permanent Change of Station move; 2) has a 100% disability rating; or 3) died while on active duty.5. Schedule A: NASA-OIG welcomes and encourages applicants from persons with disabilities and is firmly committed to satisfying its affirmative obligations under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 to ensure that persons with disabilities have every opportunity to be hired and advance on the basis of merit.6. A Former Peace Corps or VISTA Volunteers Appointment.7. (please see announcement language for applicable authorities).8. A current or former Land Management Bureau employee who has served at least 24 months under a time-limited competitive appointment who is eligible for appointment under the Land Management Workforce Flexibility Act.Individuals who have special priority selection rights under the Agency Career Transition Assistance Program (CTAP) or the Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP) must be well qualified for the position to receive consideration for special priority selection. See 'How You Will Be Evaluated' for definition of well qualified. Federal employees seeking CTAP/ICTAP consideration must indicate their eligibility when applying for a position. The USAJOBS system will ask you to identify your ICTAP/CTAP eligibility; If you desire to be eligible for ICTAP/CTAP, you must submit proof that you meet the requirements (see the "Required Documents" section for documents required to be submitted as proof).Qualified NASA term employees who have under the NASA Flexibility Act of 2004 will be referred and considered equally with other NASA permanent employees under internal competitive placement procedures.Disabled veteran who satisfactorily completed an approved course of training prescribed by the Veterans Administration (VA) under chapter 31, title 38, United States Code are eligible to be noncompetitively appointed to this position for which you were trained and are applying.Identification of promotion potential in this position does not constitute a commitment or an obligation on the part of management to promote the employee. Promotion will depend upon administrative approval and the continuing need for an actual assignment and performance of higher level duties.This is a Competitive Service position; additional positions maybe filled from this announcement within 90 days of certificate issuance. Salaries above are an approximation. Read more How You Will Be Evaluated You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above. Applicants applying under merit promotion procedures will be rated in accordance with NASA-OIG's Merit Promotion plan. A rating method called Quality Grouping will be used to evaluate candidates. All candidates will be assigned to one of three of the following categories: Best Qualified, Well Qualified, or Qualified based on the results of the Online Occupational Questionnaire and the USA Hire assessment battery (i.e., Assessment Questionnaire and Writing Assessment). NOTE: All candidates in the Best Qualified category, which is the highest quality category, may be referred for consideration. A human resources specialist will validate the qualifications of those candidates eligible to be referred to the selecting official. In certain instances when a large candidate pool exists within the highest quality category, additional weighting of scores may occur to further distinguish best qualified candidates. For the purpose of the Career Transition Assistance Program (CTAP) and the Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP), candidates rated in the top quality category (Best Qualified) are considered well-qualified.Your qualifications will be evaluated based on your responses to the initial Online Occupational Questionnaire completed during the application process. Throughout the duration of the selection process, you will be assessed on the following competencies:AccountabilityAttention to DetailCustomer ServiceFlexibilityInfluencing/NegotiatingIntegrity/HonestyInterpersonal SkillsLearningOral CommunicationPlanning and EvaluatingProblem SolvingSelf-ManagementStress ToleranceTeamworkWritten Communication Decision Making Reading Reasoning Please Note: If you are found to meet the qualifications (see Qualifications section) for this position, you will be evaluated based on your responses to the Occupational Questionnaire and your performance on the USA Hire Assessment Questionnaire and Writing Assessment (see See more

Electrical Engineer

Washington, District of Columbia General Services Administration Jul, 09 Summary As an Electrical Engineer, you will provide national leadership in electrical engineering for GSA’s nationwide construction program of new facilities (offices, courthouses, land ports of entry, historic buildings, etc.) and major renovations of existing buildings. Location of position: General Services Administration (GSA), Public Buildings Service (PBS), Office of Design and Construction, Washington, D.C. Responsibilities As an Electrical Engineer, you will perform the following duties:Develop, plan, and organize work in a broad range of activities involving complex engineering functions related to overall building systems with special emphasis on building electrical systems, Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) systems, lighting and lighting control systems, and communication protocol for electrical control systems.Serve as a Government Contracting Officer’s Representative on assigned projects as required. Serve as a member of national and/or international engineering councils or committees to formulate concepts and policies in the area of electrical systems and research and to develop professional relationships.Maintain a continuous overview of electrical design programs to determine the adequacy and effectiveness of policies, procedures, and plans. Provide technical direction to regional offices and contract architects and engineers where complex or unusual problems have arisen in applying new concepts to total building design.Review, participate, and perform research and/or studies with national or international scope regarding electrical design and applies these findings to GSA policy and programs. Travel Required Occasional travel - Occasional Travel may be required. Supervisory status No Promotion Potential 14 Requirements Conditions of Employment Meet all eligibility requirements within 30 days of the closing date. Meet time-in-grade requirements within 30 days of closing date US Citizenship or National (Residents of American Samoa and Swains Island) Register with the Selective Service if you are a male born after 12/31/1959 You must submit a clear Photo Copy of your college transcripts If selected, you must meet the following conditions: Receive authorization from OPM on any job offer you receive, if you are or were (within the last 5 years) a political Schedule A, Schedule C or Non-Career SES employee in the Executive Branch.Serve a one year probationary period, if required.Undergo and pass a background investigation (Tier 4 investigation level).Have your identity and work status eligibility verified if you are not a GSA employee. We will use the Department of Homeland Security’s e-Verify system for this. Any discrepancies must be resolved as a condition of continued employment.Complete a financial disclosure report to verify that no conflict, or an appearance of conflict, exists between your financial interest and this position.Perform work inside and outside and in dirty, greasy, and noisy conditions. You will be exposed to hazards of electrical shock, burns, cuts, bruises, dust, and other injuries.  Qualifications For each job on your resume, provide: the exact dates you held each job (from month/year to month/year)number of hours per week you worked (if part time). If you have volunteered your service through a National Service program (e.g., Peace Corps, Americorps), we encourage you to apply and include this experience on your resume.For a brief video on creating a Federal resume, click .The GS-14 salary range starts at $121,316 per year.If you are a new federal employee, your starting salary will likely be set at the Step 1 of the grade for which you are selected.BASIC REQUIREMENTS FOR ENGINEERS: A Degree in professional engineering OR a combination of college-level education, training, and/or technical experience. For specifics on qualifying education and/or experience - use the following link: Note: You must submit a clear Photo Copy of your college transcripts. Official transcripts will be required if selected.  SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: In addition to the Basic Requirements listed above, you must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-13 in the Federal service. Specialized experience must demonstrate knowledge of electrical engineering concepts, principles and practices applicable to the full range of engineering duties concerned with the design and construction of large office buildings; large special purpose structures such as warehouses, parking garages; and other facilities and electrical systems components of a complex nature.  Education Note: If you are using foreign education to meet qualification requirements, you must send a Certificate of Foreign Equivalency with your transcript in order to receive credit for that education. For further information, visit:  Additional information Bargaining Unit status: NFFEOn a case-by-case basis, the following incentives may be approved: Recruitment incentive if you are new to the federal governmentRelocation incentive if you are a current federal employeeCredit toward vacation leave if you are new to the federal government Relocation-related expenses are not approved and will be your responsibility.We are currently filling one vacancy, but additional vacancies may be filled through this announcement in this or other GSA organizations within the same commuting area.Additional vacancies may be filled from this announcement as needed; through other means; or not at all.This vacancy is also being announced as Vacancy Announcement Number 20PBSC478KTDEunder Delegated Examining regulations. Please review that announcement to see if you are eligible for consideration under Delegated Examining Procedures. Note: You must apply separately for each announcement in order to be considered under both procedures. How You Will Be Evaluated You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above. You will be evaluated on the questions you answer during the application process, which will measure your possession of the following competencies or knowledge, skills, and abilities. Your responses to these questions must be supported by your resume or your score may be lowered. Knowledge of advanced principles and practices of electrical engineering.Knowledge of acquisition regulations and contract techniques.Knowledge of related engineering fields, such as automated system principles.Ability to create new electrical engineering design programs for the agency. Additional assessments may be used, and, if so, you will be provided with further instructions.If you are eligible under Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan or GSA’s Career Transition Assistance Plan , you must receive a score of 85 or higher to receive priority. To preview questions please . Read more Background checks and security clearance Security clearance Other Drug test required No Position sensitivity and risk High Risk (HR) Trust determination process Suitability/Fitness Required Documents ALL required documents must be submitted before the closing date. Review the following list to determine what you need to submit. Note: If required to submit an SF-50 (Notice of Personnel Action), an equivalent agency Notice of Personnel Action form is acceptable. Such document(s) must show all of the following: effective date, position, title, series, grade, and rate of basic pay, tenure group 1 (career) or 2 (career-conditional), position occupied group, and name of agency. If you are a GSA employee (except in the OIG), you are not required to submit an SF-50. If you are a 30% or more disabled veteran, VEOA or VRA applicant or qualified spouse, widow/widower, or parent: Copy of your Certificate of Release or Discharge From Active Duty, DD-214 that shows the dates of your active duty service. If selected, a DD-214 showing your type of discharge (member 4 copy) will be required prior to appointment.If you are a disabled veteran, or are applying under VRA or VEOA as a spouse, widow/widower, or parent of a veteran, submit both of the following in addition to the DD-214: (1)completed SF-15 form; and (2) proof of your entitlement (refer to SF-15 for complete list). If you are active duty military- Certification on a letterhead from your military branch that includes your rank, character of service (must be under honorable conditions) & military service dates including discharge/release date (must be no later than 120 days after the date the certification is submitted). If you are a current Federal employee or Reinstatement Eligible: Submit your latest SF-50.If you are eligible under an Interchange Agreement: Submit your latest SF-50. If you are a former Peace Corp or VISTA volunteer: Submit your Description of Service. If you are a current or former Land Management Agency Employee - Submit a and b: one or more SF-50s, including your most recent one that shows you were on a competitive time-limited appointment(s) with a Land Management Agency and served on the appointment for a period(s) totaling more than 24 months without a break of 2 or more years.Copy of your agency’s annual performance appraisal(s) or written reference(s) from a supervisor at the agency verifying satisfactory performance during your appointment(s). If you have a disability: Submit proof of eligibility. For information on eligibility and required documentation, refer to USAJOBS’s People With Disabilities page. If you are applying under another special appointment authority: Submit proof of your eligibility under the appropriate appointment authority. See USAJOBS's Resource Center for more information.If you are ICTAP/CTAP eligible - submit a, b, and c: (a) proof of eligibility including agency notice; (b) SF-50, and (c) most recent performance appraisal.Current or Former Political Appointees: Submit SF-50.College transcripts: If you are using some or all of your college education to meet qualification requirements for this position, you must submit a photocopy of your college transcript(s). If selected, an official transcript will be required prior to appointment. For education completed outside the United States, also submit a valid foreign credential evaluation that substantiates possession of the required education. Benefits A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding. Learn more about federal benefits. You will have access to many benefits including: Health insurance (choose from a wide range of plans)Life insurance coverage with several optionsSick leave and vacation time, including 10 paid holidays per yearThrift Savings Plan (similar to a 401(k) plan)Flexible work schedules and teleworkTransit and child care subsidiesFlexible spending accountsLong-term care insuranceTraining and development Review our benefits Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered. See more

Project Manager

Fresno, California General Services Administration Jul, 09 Summary As a Project Manager you will oversee the project management of the complex projects from identification, through initiation, planning, execution and closeout stages. Assignments encompass broad managerial responsibilities and related work performed by other GSA organizationsLocation of Position: Public Buildings Service, Central California Field Office 2500 Tulare Street, Suite 122, Fresno, CA.We are currently filling one vacancy, but additional vacancies may be filled as needed. Responsibilities Project Management Project Planning - Leads the development of project plans including methodology, resource requirements, timelines, priorities and budget impact. Directs and performs budget planning. Establishes evaluation criteria and measurements to assess projects. Prepares timelines for project completion, implementing a system for review, control, and reporting on project status. Determines project risk and assesses project activities and resources to mitigate risk.Leads the analysis to determine client facility needs, and identifies key technical and resource personnel to work on various aspects of projects.Project Execution - Ensures that projects delivered meet agreed to customer requirements. Manages all aspects of the of the project's finances. Ensures the latest trends and state of the art technologies in facility design, construction, alterations, space management, contracting, negotiations, and knowledge management are applied.Balances competing objectives between GSA and its customers. Negotiates and coordinates project plans, budget objectives and schedules. Monitors action in support of project plans and schedules and reports deviations and problems to appropriate GSA and other agency officials.Leads and facilitates the efforts and expertise of a wide range of disciplines. Oversees project reviews, including readjustments in funding and timelines. Resolves problems or conflicts impeding progress, ensuring that contractor and agency staffs work effectively as a team to complete the project in accordance with the timeline.Project Closeout - Ensures the completion of project documents and makes certain they are uploaded into all necessary systems of record in order to track established performance metrics and historical trends. Conducts and documents lessons learned analysis.  Relationship Management Customer - Negotiates and coordinates project plans, budget objectives and schedules with customer agencies to establish and/or manage customer expectations. Informs customer officials of project status and any requirements for additional agency initiated actionStakeholders - Works with stakeholders and key leadership in various Federal agencies, State and local governments, non-profits, community organizations, special interest groups, and environmentalists. Maintains and/or oversees continuous contact with Federal, State and local officials, and the media (in coordination with Public Affairs reps) with regard to project issues and status. Briefs key leadership on costs, impact, feasibility, alternatives, issues, recommendations and status of project development and implementation.GSA Relationships - Leads and facilitates the efforts and expertise of a wide range of disciplines. Serves as a mentor for team members and others. Contract Management Directs the acquisition and management of large numbers and types of contracts supporting all aspects of leasing and/or Federal construction projects. Monitors progress and evaluates performance against contract requirements.Prepares or assists the Contracting Officer and/or the COR in the preparation of statements of work, determinations, findings and solicitation documents.In conjunction with the Contracting Officer and/or the COR, directs the preparation and issuance of necessary modifications and may serve as lead negotiator for assigned projects. Oversees and/or reviews project designs and coordinates development of design and specification packages for purposes of bid and determines construction completion times and prepares/reviews overall cost estimates. Participates in the A/E and/or Lessor selection process and in the negotiations for design supervision and post-construction contract award services. Coordinates the activities of all appropriate professional goods and services contractors during all phases of the project. May negotiate contract specifications and design changes. Participates in review of bids, contractors' negotiations and technical and business discussions with contractors. Business Transaction Management Negotiates the business transaction with customer agencies including utilization rates and financial obligations; develops complex, accurate requests for funding and tracks financial obligations and expenses throughout the planning, execution and close-out of projects. Travel Required Occasional travel - Occasional Travel may be required. Supervisory status No Promotion Potential 12 Requirements Conditions of Employment U.S. Citizenship or National Meet all eligibility requirements within 30 days of the closing date. Meet time-in-grade requirements within 30 days of closing date Males born after 12/31/1959 must have registered with the Selective Service If selected, you must meet the following conditions: Receive authorization from OPM on any job offer you receive, if you are or were (within the last 5 years) a political Schedule A, Schedule C or Non-Career SES employee in the Executive Branch.Serve a one year probationary period, if required.Undergo and pass a background investigation (Tier 2 investigation level).Have your identity and work status eligibility verified if you are not a GSA employee. We will use the Department of Homeland Security’s e-Verify system for this. Any discrepancies must be resolved as a condition of continued employment. Qualifications For each job on your resume, provide: the exact dates you held each job (from month/year to month/year)number of hours per week you worked (if part time). grade/series for each position listed on resume. For a brief video on creating a Federal resume, click . The GS-12 salary range starts at $79,721 per year.To qualify for the GS-12, you must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade level, GS-11, in the Federal service. Specialized experience equivalent to the GS-11 level in the Federal service is utilizing project management practices and tools to simultaneously manage multiple construction and/or repair and alteration projects in a real estate environment. This experience must include: Managing projects (balancing scope/quality, schedule and budget) requiring the services of multiple disciplines (i.e., construction, design, IT, telecommunications, interior furnishings, etc.) from project initiation phase through financial closeout;Interpreting customer needs and developing them into actionable requirements;Developing, managing, and balancing project plans, budgets, and schedules;Coordinating and facilitating decisions by managing multiple stakeholders;Applying procurement knowledge and experience to manage contracts supporting assigned projects; andNegotiating sound real estate business transactions. Education Additional information We are also accepting applications from all U.S. Citizens and Nationals under Vacancy Announcement # 20PBSA485LRDE. You must apply separately to each announcement to be considered for both.Bargaining Unit status: AFGERelocation-related expenses are not approved and will be your responsibility.On a case-by-case basis, the following incentives may be approved: Recruitment incentive if you are new to the federal governmentRelocation incentive if you are a current federal employeeCredit toward vacation leave if you are new to the federal government Additional vacancies may be filled from this announcement as needed; through other means; or not at all. How You Will Be Evaluated You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above. You will be evaluated on the questions you answer during the application process, which will measure your possession of the following competencies or knowledge, skills, and abilities. Your responses to these questions must be supported by your resume or your score may be lowered. Knowledge of business management, concepts, principles, and practices sufficient to permit the incumbent to serve as the manager of designated major projects from the preliminary identification stage through initiation, planning, execution and project closeout stages. Ability to manage projects impacted by multiple competing priorities and requirements, and to successfully integrate these requirements to meet the goals and objectives outlined for development initiatives. Skill in allocating fiscal, staff, and time resources to produce maximum results.Ability to effectively manage project financial planning and analysis. Use of financial management knowledge, techniques, and innovation to achieve project results with on-budget, fiscal integrity. Knowledge and understanding of the funding process, the Federal budget process, and principles of budgeting for asset acquisitions. Knowledge of procurement principles and procedures and of different types of contracts. Familiarity with contract monitoring and contract termination functions. Additional assessments may be used, and, if so, you will be provided with further instructions.If you are eligible under Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan or GSA’s Career Transition Assistance Plan , you must receive a score of 85 or higher to receive priority. To preview questions please . Background checks and security clearance Security clearance Drug test required No Required Documents ALL required documents must be submitted before the closing date. Review the following list to determine what you need to submit. Note: If required to submit an SF-50 (Notice of Personnel Action), an equivalent agency Notice of Personnel Action form is acceptable. Such document(s) must show all of the following: effective date, position, title, series, grade, and rate of basic pay, tenure group 1 (career) or 2 (career-conditional), position occupied group, and name of agency. If you are a GSA employee (except in the OIG), you are not required to submit an SF-50. If you are a 30% or more disabled veteran, VEOA or VRA applicant or qualified spouse, widow/widower, or parent: Copy of your Certificate of Release or Discharge From Active Duty, DD-214 that shows the dates of your active duty service. If selected, a DD-214 showing your type of discharge (member 4 copy) will be required prior to appointment.If you are a disabled veteran, or are applying under VRA or VEOA as a spouse, widow/widower, or parent of a veteran, submit both of the following in addition to the DD-214: (1)completed SF-15 form; and (2) proof of your entitlement (refer to SF-15 for complete list). If you are active duty military- Certification on a letterhead from your military branch that includes your rank, character of service (must be under honorable conditions) & military service dates including discharge/release date (must be no later than 120 days after the date the certification is submitted). If you are a current Federal employee or Reinstatement Eligible: Submit your latest SF-50.If you are eligible under an Interchange Agreement: Submit your latest SF-50. If you are a former Peace Corp or VISTA volunteer: Submit your Description of Service. If you are a current or former Land Management Agency Employee - Submit a and b: one or more SF-50s, including your most recent one that shows you were on a competitive time-limited appointment(s) with a Land Management Agency and served on the appointment for a period(s) totaling more than 24 months without a break of 2 or more years.Copy of your agency’s annual performance appraisal(s) or written reference(s) from a supervisor at the agency verifying satisfactory performance during your appointment(s). If you have a disability: Submit proof of eligibility. For information on eligibility and required documentation, refer to USAJOBS’s People With Disabilities page. If you are applying under another special appointment authority: Submit proof of your eligibility under the appropriate appointment authority. See USAJOBS's Resource Center for more information.If you are ICTAP/CTAP eligible - submit a, b, and c: (a) proof of eligibility including agency notice; (b) SF-50, and (c) most recent performance appraisal.Current or Former Political Appointees: Submit SF-50. Benefits A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding. Learn more about federal benefits. You will have access to many benefits including: Health insurance (choose from a wide range of plans)Life insurance coverage with several optionsSick leave and vacation time, including 10 paid holidays per yearThrift Savings Plan (similar to a 401(k) plan)Flexible work schedules and teleworkTransit and child care subsidiesFlexible spending accountsLong-term care insuranceTraining and development Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered. See more

Loan Administration Associate

Chicago, Illinois The Federal Home Loan Bank of Chicago Jul, 09 Join the FHLBC team!At the Federal Home Loan Bank of Chicago, employees come first - that's why we offer a highly competitive compensation and bonus package, and access to a comprehensive benefits program designed to meet the needs of our employees.* Medical, dental and vision insurance* Retirement program (401k and Pension)* Generous PTO plan* 10 paid holidays per year* Work from home options* Casual dress codePosition Summary:The Loan Administration Associate is responsible for accounting support for the Mortgage Partnership Finance (MPF) Loan Administration Department.Essential Duties and Responsibilities:* Maintain the loan accounting system for MPF transactions on a monthly basis* Review custodial account reconciliations* Review loan modifications resulting from curtailments* Monthly remittance processes* Review GL and DID transactions* Respond to MPF Bank and audit inquiries* Communicate with the Bank's accounting department, PFIs, MPF Banks, Master Servicer, auditors, and outside vendors on investor accounting and reporting issues* Create and maintain supporting documentation to substantiate financial transactions and account balances* Serve as backup for MPF Custody department* Support MPF Help DeskExperience and Educational Requirements:* Bachelors degree or equivalent Mortgage Banking work experience.* Familiarity with basic mortgage documents* Strong customer service skills* Must understand various complex financial transactions, including journal vouchers, wire transfers, and loan accounting adjustments* Familiarity with mortgage-backed securities a plusSoftware Requirements:* Proven ability using MS Excel* MS Access a plusKnowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Behaviors Required:* Customer focused attitude* Independent thinker* Strong organizational skills* Professional in appearance and demeanor* Strong math aptitude* High degree of logical reasoning* Ability to cope with frequent interruptions and handle multiple projects simultaneously See more

Physician (Epileptologist)

Decatur, Georgia Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration Jul, 09 Summary Provides clinical consultation to Atlanta VAMC clinical staff both within and outside of Geriatric and Extended Care and Rehabilitation Service Line. Patient caseload may be inpatient, outpatient, or both. Neurologists examine patients suffering from neurological disorders, such as Epilepsy (seizure disorders),Parkinson's disease or Alzheimer's disease.Recruitment Incentives ARE Authorized; Relocation is NOT Authorized. Learn more about this agency Responsibilities This position is located in the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), Veterans Health Administration (VHA),Atlanta VA Medical Center (VAMC)/ (VISN 7), and Chief of Staff, Geriatric and Extended Care & Rehabilitation Service Line (GEC&RSL). The successful candidate will serve as a Neurologist. He/she is to ensure the quality and timeliness of the services provided, customer satisfaction, as well as compliance with the standards of accrediting bodies such as the Joint Commission and the Inspector General's Combined Assessment Program. He/she is to ensure appropriate use of the available resources and will be responsible for the state-of-the-art standards of care. Additional duties will include but are not limited to;He/she collaborates with other services as appropriate. The physician would participate in and/or manage all aspects of the facility's Epilepsy Program and a general Neurology program, to include clinical, administrative, academic, and research components if warranted. The physician would manage patient workload within available staffing, which may include support of physician assistants or nurse practitioners. The physician may work with primary care physicians on a consulting basis when a patient has symptoms that suggest a neurological issue. Examinations for neurological patients may include tests of a patient's cranial nerve function, cognitive status, motor skills and sensory system by asking the patient to perform activities. Work Schedule: Multiple Schedules; Multiple shiftsTelework: Some teleworking required (e.g. for reading EEG's remotely)Financial Discloser Report: Not required Travel Required Not required Supervisory status No Promotion Potential 15 Requirements Conditions of Employment U.S. Citizenship; non-citizens may only be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with VA Policy. Designated and/or random drug testing required Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959 Must be proficient in written and spoken English You may be required to serve a probationary period Subject to a background/security investigation Selected applicants will be required to complete an online onboarding process Must pass pre-employment physical examination Qualifications Basic Requirements: United States Citizenship: Non-citizens may only be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with VA Policy. Education: Degree of doctor of medicine or an equivalent degree resulting from a course of education in medicine or osteopathic medicine. The degree must have been obtained from one of the schools approved by the Department of Veterans Affairs for the year in which the course of study was completed. Licensure: Current, full and unrestricted license to practice medicine or surgery in a State, Territory, or Commonwealth of the United States, or in the District of Columbia. Residency: Completion of residency training, or its equivalent, approved by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs in an accredited core specialty training program leading to eligibility for board certification. English Proficiency: Proficiency in spoken and written English. Epileptologist subspecialty training and diverse general Neurology experience.Reference: VA Regulations, specifically VA Handbook 5005, Part II, Appendix G-2 Physician Qualification Standard. This can be found in the local Human Resources Office.Physical Requirements: Light to Moderate Lifting (15 - 44 lbs.); Light Carrying (15 lbs. and under); Use of fingers; Both hands required; Walking(up to 2 hours); Standing (up to 2 hours); Kneeling (1hr) ; Both legs required; Ability for rapid mental and muscular coordination simultaneously; Near vision correctable at 13" to 16" to Jaeger 1 to 4; Far vision correctable in one eye to 20/20 and to 20/40 in the other; Depth perception; Ability to distinguish basic colors; Ability to distinguish shades of colors; Hearing (aid permitted). Education IMPORTANT: A transcript must be submitted with your application if you are basing all or part of your qualifications on education.Note: Only education or degrees recognized by the U.S. Department of Education from accredited colleges, universities, schools, or institutions may be used to qualify for Federal employment. You can verify your education here: http://ope.ed.gov/accreditation/. If you are using foreign education to meet qualification requirements, you must send a Certificate of Foreign Equivalency with your transcript in order to receive credit for that education. For further information, visit: http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html. Additional information This job opportunity announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies.It is the policy of the VA to not deny employment to those that have faced financial hardships or periods of unemployment.This position is in the Excepted Service and does not confer competitive status.VA encourages persons with disabilities to apply. The health-related positions in VA are covered by Title 38, and are not covered by the Schedule A excepted appointment authority.Veterans and Transitioning Service Members: Please visit the VA for Vets site for career-search tools for Veterans seeking employment at VA, career development services for our existing Veterans, and coaching and reintegration support for military service members.If you are unable to apply online view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application. Read more How You Will Be Evaluated You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above. IN DESCRIBING YOUR EXPERIENCE, PLEASE BE CLEAR AND SPECIFIC. WE MAY NOT MAKE ASSUMPTIONS REGARDING YOUR EXPERIENCE. Your application, résumé, C.V., and/or supporting documentation will be verified. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect consideration for employment.NOTE: A formal pay-setting process will be used to determine your salary. The salary may be at any point in the range listed for this vacancy.Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religions; spiritual; community; student; social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Read more Background checks and security clearance Security clearance Other Drug test required Yes Position sensitivity and risk Non-sensitive (NS)/Low Risk Trust determination process Suitability/Fitness Required Documents To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes:LicenseVA form 10-2850Professional CertificationResumeTranscriptVA Form 10-2850 can be found at: http://www.va.gov/vaforms/search_action.asp?FormNo=2850&tkey=&Action=Search. (REQUIRED)The following documents are accepted, and may be required if applicable to your eligibility and/or qualifications for this position. Please use this checklist to ensure you have included all documents required for your application, such as a copy of your transcript (if using education to qualify), SF-50's (current/former Federal employees), etc.Cover LetterDD-214/ Statement of ServiceDisability Letter (Schedule A)Disability Letter (VA)LicenseOF-306VA form 10-2850Professional CertificationResumeSF-50/ Notification of Personnel ActionTranscriptVeterans' Preference: When applying for Federal Jobs, eligible Veterans should claim preference for 5pt (TP), 10pt (CP/CPS/XP), or for Sole Survivor Preference (SSP) in the questionnaire. You must provide a legible copy of your DD214(s) which shows dates and character of service (honorable, general, etc.). If you are currently serving on active duty and expect to be released or discharged within 120 days you must submit documentation related to your active duty service which reflects the dates of service, character of service (honorable, general, etc.), and dates of impending separation. Additionally, disabled veterans and others eligible for 10-point preference (such as widows or mothers of eligible Veterans) must also submit an SF-15 "Application for 10 Point Veteran Preference" with required proof as stated on the form. Documentation is required to award preference. For more information on Veterans' Preference, please visit http://www.fedshirevets.gov/job/vetpref/index.aspx. Benefits A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding. Learn more about federal benefits. Review our benefits Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered. See more

Attorney Advisor (General)

Atlanta, Georgia General Services Administration Jul, 09 Summary As an Attorney Adviser (General), you will provide legal advice and assistance primary to GSA Federal Acquisition Service officials regarding legal issues that arise.Location of Position: General Services Administration, Office of General CounselThe Office of General Counsel is responsible for providing sound, timely legal advice and representation to GSA clients, with the exception of the Office of Inspector General and Civilian Board of Contract Appeals. Learn more about this agency Responsibilities Provides legal advice and assistance to all FAS programs and activities, including legal review and guidance on all types of procurements, including contracts, blanket purchase agreements, and task/delivery orders to include pre-solictation, pre-award legal reviews, Multiple Award Schedules contracts, fleet management, personal property disposal, sales and donations; and often involves advising on matters of contract administration, including Contract Disputes Act claims, modifications, change of name agreements and novations. Represents the agency and serves as an advocate before various fora such as the Government Accountability Office, the Agency Protest Official, the Civilian Board of Contract Appeals, and other administrative tribunals, including providing support to principal attorneys of the Department of Justice who represents the Government's interests in cases filed wit hthe Court of Federal Claims, the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit and other federal courts. Advises on personnel law by reviewing proposed decisions and decisions relative to personnel actions and provides advice and opinions relative thereto by determining facts and applicable law and provides opinions to management on claims of discrimination, harassment, prohibited personnel practices, retaliation, on labor agreements and charges of unfair labor practices, and on other personnel/employment issues. Serves as a Deputy Standards of Conduct Counselor for regional personnel, providing training and legal advice on ethics issues and reviewing annual Confidential Financial Disclosure Reports submission for conflicts of interest. Travel Required Occasional travel - Occasional travel may be required. This position may entail travel nationwide. Supervisory status No Promotion Potential 13 - The promotion potential is at the GS-13 grade level. Requirements Conditions of Employment Meet all eligibility requirements within 30 days of the closing date. Males born after 12/31/1959 must have registered with the Selective Service Direct Deposit of salary check to financial organization required. US Citizenship or National (Residents of American Samoa and Swains Island) If selected, you must meet the following conditions: Receive authorization from OPM on any job offer you receive, if you are or were (within the last 5 years) a Schedule A, Schedule C, or non-career SES politcal appointeeServe a two year trial period, if required.Undergo and pass a background investigation (Tier 2 investigation level).Have your identity and work status eligibility verified if you are not a GSA employee. We will use the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) e-Verify system for this. Any discrepancies must be resolved as a condition of continued employment. Qualifications For each job on your resume, provide: the exact dates you held each job (from month/year to month/year)number of hours per week you worked (if part time). If you have volunteered your service through a National Service program (e.g., Peace Corps, Americorps), we encourage you to apply and include this experience on your resume.For a brief video on creating a Federal resume, click here. TheGS-12 salary range starts at $80,830.00 per year.TheGS-13 salary range starts at $96,117.00 per year.If you are a new federal employee, your starting salary will likely be set at the Step 1 of the grade for which you are selected. To qualify, you must possess all of the following:  Successful completion of a full course of study in a school of law accredited by the American Bar Association and possession of at least a professional law degree (J.D., LL.M., or, S.J.D.); ANDBar Membership: You must be an active member of the Bar and in good standing in a state, territory of the United States, District of Columbia, or the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico; ANDGS-12 - Experience: You must have two years of professional legal experience, acquired after being admitted to the bar, commensurate with the duties and responsibilities of the position. Experience must have included administrative law, experience in transactions related to federal contracting, or litigation experience. Applicant also must demonstrate the ability to manage large projects independently, assimilate large amounts of materials quickly, balance a large and diverse caseload, and work effectively in a team with other attorneys and support staff and experience coordinating/organizing the work or activities of other employees or team members is also preferred.GS-13 - Experience: You must have three years of professional legal experience, acquired after being admitted to the bar, commensurate with the duties and responsibilities of the position. Experience must have included administrative law, experience in transactions related to federal contracting, or litigation experience. Applicant also must demonstrate the ability to manage large projects independently, assimilate large amounts of materials quickly, balance a large and diverse caseload, and work effectively in a team with other attorneys and support staff and experience coordinating/organizing the work or activities of other employees or team members is also preferred. Education Note: If you are using foreign education to meet qualification requirements, you must send a Certificate of Foreign Equivalency with your transcript in order to receive credit for that education. For further information, visit: https://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html Additional information Bargaining Unit: Not ApplicableThis job is being filled by an alternative hiring process and is not in the competitive civil service. It is excluded from provisions of the career transition assistance program.Before being hired, you will be required to sign and certify the accuracy of the information in your application if you have not done this. If you make a false statement in any part of your application, you may not be hired; you may be fired after you begin work; or you may be subjected to fine, imprisonment, or other disciplinary action. Travel expenses associated with interviews may be approved. Determinations will be made on a case-by-case basis.Relocation-related expenses are not approved and will be your responsibility.On a case-by-case basis, the following incentives may be approved: Recruitment incentive if you are new to the federal governmentCredit toward vacation leave if you are new to the federal government Selected applicants may qualify for credit toward annual leave accrual based on prior non-Federal work experience or uniformed service experience. All the information you provide will be verified by a review of the work experience and/or education as shown on your application forms, by checking references and through other means, such as the interview process. Any exaggeration of your experience, false statements, or attempts to conceal infromation may be grounds for not hiring you, or for firing you after you begin work.We are currently filling only one vacancy, but additional vacancies may be filled through this announcement in this or other GSA organizations within the same commuting area, as needed; through other means, such as reassignment, transfer, reinstatement, or a noncompetitive action, or not at all. Read more How You Will Be Evaluated You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above. Applicants will be rated according to qualifications, general experience, specialized experience, demonstrated ability and willingness to meet requirements of position, and demonstrated interest in the practice area. Eligible candidates are evaluated on your resume to assess your overall possession of the competencies/knowledges, skills, and abilities listed below. 1. Skill in research, analyzing facts, and preparing guidance consistent with the Competition in Contracting Act, Federal Acquisitions Regulation, Federal fiscal law, and other laws and regulations.2. Knowledge of the Government Accountability Office (GAO) regulations and the rules of the Civilian Board of Contracts Appeals (CBCA), generally, sufficient to determine the validity of protests and contract claims, and to present the Government's position before the CBCA and GAO.3. Knowledge of Federal labor and employment laws and regulations, generally, including the Federal Labor Relations Authority, the Merit Systems Protection Board and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.4. Ability to recognize issues, interpret laws, analyze facts and apply applicable law in rendering advice and opinions. To preview questions please click here. Read more Background checks and security clearance Security clearance Not Required Drug test required No Position sensitivity and risk Moderate Risk (MR) Trust determination process Suitability/Fitness Required Documents ALL required documents must be submitted before the closing date. Review the following list to determine what you need to submit. If you are claiming veterans preference: a. Copy of your Certificate of Release or Discharge From Active Duty, DD-214 that shows the dates of your active duty service. If selected, a DD-214 showing your type of discharge (member 4 copy) will be required prior to appointment. b. If you are claiming 10-point preference or derived preference (a spouse, widow or widower, or parent of a deceased or disabled veteran), submit both of the following in addition to the DD-214: completed SF-15 form; andproof of your entitlement (refer to SF-15 for complete list). If you are active duty military- Certification on a letterhead from your military branch that includes your rank, character of service (must be under honorable conditions) & military service dates including discharge/release date (must be no later than 120 days after the date the certification is submitted).If you are ICTAP/CTAP eligible - submit a, b, and c: (a) proof of eligibility including agency notice; (b) SF-50, and (c) most recent performance appraisal.Current or Former Political Appointees: Submit your SF-50.Current or Former Federal Employees: Submit your latest SF-50 or similar agency form that shows the position, title, series, and grade.College Transcripts: Submit a photocopy of your college transcript(s)/law school transcript(s) if the qualifications for this announcement have an education requirement, or if you are using education to meet all or part of the qualification requirements. If selected, an official/sealed transcript will be required prior to appointment. For education completed outside the United States, submit a valid foreign credential evaluation that substantiates possession of the required education. See Application of Qualification Standards at OPM's General Schedule Qualification Policies website for information on crediting educationBar Membership: Submit proof of active membership in good standing (Copy of Certification) of a state, territory of the United States, District of Columbia, or Commonwealth of Puerto Rico Bar. Benefits A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding. Learn more about federal benefits. GSA has been repeatedly named as one of the 'Best Places to Work' in the Federal Government'. LEARN MORE about why you should choose GSA. You will have access to many benefits including: Health insurance (choose from a wide range of plans)Life insurance coverage with several optionsSick leave and vacation time, including 10 paid holidays per yearThrift Savings Plan (similar to a 401(k) plan)Flexible work schedules and teleworkTransit and child care subsidiesTraining and developmentFlexible spending accountsLong-term care insuranceTraining and development Review our benefits Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered. See more

Advanced Systems Administration Specialist

Minneapolis, Minnesota The Kemtah Group Jul, 08 An Advanced Systems Administration Specialist job in Bloomington, MN is currently available through Belcan. In this role, you will be responsible for serving as a front-line interface to users with technical issues by conducting systems analysis and development to keep systems current with changing technologies. To be considered for this role, you will have a Bachelor"s degree in Computer Science, or a related area or field, plus a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience. Due to the nature of the work performed in this facility, US citizenship is required.Advanced Systems Administration Specialist Job duties:* Duties may include installing new software, troubleshooting, granting permissions to applications and training users.* You"ll also be responsible for the day-to-day support of server services by performing server administration for physical and virtual server operating systems and configuring, maintaining and troubleshooting of physical and virtual hardware and network related interfaces on servers.* You"ll perform OS and vendor software patching on servers and monitor physical and virtual servers performance using monitoring tools.* You"ll serve as a front-line interface to users with technical issues by conducting systems analysis and development to keep systems current with changing technologies.Qualifications:* Solid understanding of server based operating systems.* Enhanced troubleshooting skills within the server OS as well as both networking and storage technologies.* Working knowledge to create and run scripts to automate repetitive processes.* Strong background with deploying and maintaining RedHat Linux/CentOS Client/Server environments.* Experience with deploying and maintaining Windows Client/Server environments.If you are interested in this Advanced Systems Administration Specialist job in Bloomington, MN, please apply via the 'apply now' link provided.Belcan is a global supplier of engineering, technical recruiting, and IT services to customers in the aerospace, industrial, and government sectors. Belcan engineers better outcomes through adaptive and integrated services-from jet engines, airframe, and avionics to heavy vehicles, chemical processing, and cybersecurity. Belcan takes a partnering approach to provide customer-driven solutions that are flexible, scalable, and cost-effective. Our unique capabilities have led to continuous growth and success for nearly 60 years. We are a team-driven Equal Opportunity Employer committed to workforce diversity. See more

Interdisciplinary Science Administration (ISA) Administrative Coordinator II

Seattle, Washington Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center Jul, 08 OverviewCures Start Here. At Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, home to three Nobel laureates, interdisciplinary teams of world-renowned scientists seek new and innovative ways to prevent, diagnose and treat cancer, HIV/AIDS and other life-threatening diseases. Fred Hutch's pioneering work in bone marrow transplantation led to the development of immunotherapy, which harnesses the power of the immune system to treat cancer. An independent, nonprofit research institute based in Seattle, Fred Hutch houses the nation's first cancer prevention research program, as well as the clinical coordinating center of the Women's Health Initiative and the international headquarters of the HIV Vaccine Trials Network. Careers Start Here.The Interdisciplinary Science Administration (ISA) accelerates innovative discoveries at Fred Hutch by enabling scientific collaboration, providing opportunities and funding for enhanced cross-disciplinary interactions, and making the latest technology available. ISA is home to Fred Hutch's Shared Resources and the Integrated Research Centers (IRC). The IRC is complementary to the Fred Hutch scientific divisions, leveraging existing expertise and resources to promote cross-divisional collaboration in areas where there is great potential for the Hutch to have transformative impact.The ISA Administrative Coordinator will support programmatic activities, communications and other administrative functions needed for the ISA and Integrated Research Centers (IRC). The Administrator Coordinator reports to the ISA Program Operations Director.ResponsibilitiesProgrammatic Activities:* Coordinate all aspects of meeting scheduling, organizing, conference booking or virtual platform, catering, travel and expense reimbursement. Events include but are not limited to:* Department meetings and sponsored events* Seminar speaker series, faculty meetings and yearly retreats* Trainings and workshops* Ad-hoc meetings as needed* Coordinate department activities on multiple calendars* Assist with event budgets and tracking event expensesCommunications* Maintain internal and external communications through Fred Hutch internal website "CenterNet" and external websites, multiple calendars, email distribution, event flyers, etc.* Maintain and serve as point-of-contact on internal department websites* Maintain multiple department email accounts, calendars and listservs; triage inquiries and requests* Coordinate content for department newslettersAdministration* Provide administrative support for the IRC pilot award and fellowship program* Provide coverage to ISA Executive Assistant to ISA Vice President (e.g., VP calendar management) as appropriate to your level of responsibility* Order supplies and other required items* Reconcile monthly credit card expenses* Build and maintain strong working relationships with faculty, project sponsors, research administration, administrative departments (e.g., Finance, Communications) and peers* Perform other duties as assignedQualificationsRequired qualifications:* Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience* Minimum of 6 years of administrative and/or relevant experience* Strong organizational skills and attention to detail* Advanced skills in Microsoft Office Suite on PC Platforms* Experience with MS Teams and other virtual platforms is desired due to current remote working environment; if there is no experience, ability to learn new platforms in order to coordinate online, virtual events are required* Experience with SharePoint, and website editing (AEM) experience desired* Executive calendar management experience is desired* Event expenses and budget management is desired* Ability to develop, plan and implement short- and long-range goals* Strong communication skills - ability to communicate clearly and concisely to all levels of staff and external audience* Ability to work independently and as a part of the team* Ability to prioritize effectively, plan ahead, problem-solve and meet goals in a deadline-driven environment* Ability to identify and take advantage of new opportunities, best practices and potential partnerships* A cover letter is requiredCharacteristics and Attributes:* Persistence, adaptability, emotional intelligence, and curiosity* Comfort with interacting with Fred Hutch faculty and executive staff, as well as peers and representatives from other administrative departments* Demonstrated commitment to a diverse, equitable and inclusive workforce and work environment* Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community and build relationships* Highly flexible and able to change focus easily* Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment and meet goals in a timely manner* Ability to professionally triage and trouble shoot while using independent judgment* Willing to ask for direction if given unclear projects or tasks* Ability to handle confidential and sensitive information with professionalismOur Commitment to DiversityWe are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA) Employer. We are committed to cultivating a workplace in which diverse perspectives and experiences are welcomed and respected. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, ancestry, national origin, sex, age, disability (physical or mental), marital or veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, political ideology, or membership in any other legally protected class. We are an Affirmative Action employer. We encourage individuals with diverse backgrounds to apply and desire priority referrals of protected veterans. If due to a disability you need assistance/and or a reasonable accommodation during the application or recruiting process, please send a request to our Employee Services Center at hrops@fredhutch.org or by calling 206-667-4700. See more

Distribution Administration Specialist

Phoenix, Arizona Bayview Financial Jul, 08 POSITION SUMMARY:The Distribution Administration Specialist at Oceanview Life and Annuity Company will collaborate with internal and external teams who are responsible for the day to day marketing of the company and the agency, bank, BD and agent/advisor (collectively "Distribution") activities. These activities include Distribution onboarding, state appointments, commission set up and payment, licensing and training managementThis position requires a strong understanding of how agent hierarchy systems are used in the insurance business, a working understanding of the state agent appointment process, and the ability to work with outside business partners. The person in this position should be able to give input into and follow applicable business processes and procedures in order to maintain compliance with daily insurance operations.ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:* Responsible for seeing that Distribution operations meet or exceed customer and management expectations* "Customer" refers to any and all policyholders, agents, representatives, marketing organizations and internal customers* Oversee processing of new Distribution applications submitted to the TPA for processing* Ensure that commission hierarchies rules are complete and accurate* Ensure that business rules are well defined and followed* Monitor timeliness of Distribution appointments* Establish and monitor priorities for the TPA regarding timing of new business and agent appointments* Monitor TPA processing of agent appointment renewals* Report on key metrics around Distribution* Collaborate with internal and external partners to find and implement improvements (both speed and quality) to existing Distribution services processes* Work closely with channel specialists (Sales/Marketing), to support marketing campaigns and Distribution management* Ensure timely and accurate commission payments via the TPA* Collaborate with finance to ensure accurate financial reporting of commissions including GL interfaces from policy administration systems* Create and maintain appropriate management reports to inform on progress toward business targets* Other duties as needed or requiredEDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:* 2 years' experience working with independent sales organizations* 2 years' experience working with insurance processes* Experience with state insurance producer appointment process* Experience with direct customer interaction* Experience managing and working in cross-functional teams including external partnersSKILLS/KNOWLEDGE/ABILITIES:* Strong business acumen especially in the annuity business* Working knowledge of insurance or other sales hierarchy structures* Ability to work with remotely located partners and coworkers* Working knowledge of MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint* Strong written and verbal communication skills* Demonstrated ability to consistently set stretch goals and hit targets* Ability to analyze complex information and reach reasonable conclusions* Assess and manage risk quickly and efficiently* Think independently and strategicallyCERTIFICATIONS, LICENSES, AND/OR REGISTRATIONNone requiredPHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENTThe physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and use hands to handle, touch or feel objects, tools, or controls. The employee frequently is required to talk and hear. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms. The employee is rarely required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, and the ability to adjust focus.EEOCOceanview Life and Annuity Company is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. All aspects of consideration for employment and employment with the Company are governed on the basis of merit, competence and qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other category protected by federal, state, or local law. See more

Cloud Operations/Administration Engineer

Hillsboro, Oregon Careerbuilder-US Jul, 07 Kelly Services is hiring a Cloud Operations/Administration Engineer for a contract opportunity in Hillsboro, Oregon. Below are the details and requirements. For immediate consideration, please email your resume directly to kim.hewlen@kellyservices.com as well as apply online.  Cloud Operations/Administration Engineer Contract through 2/19/20 Hillsboro, OR We are looking for a Cloud Operations/Administration Engineer to help support our client's Open Source Technology Center, Cloud & Data Center strategy. The group is responsible for supporting and enabling Open Source projects including contributions to multiple cloud and data center solutions supporting OpenStack, Linux distributions and the Linux kernel, networking and storage to name a few. This person will support our cloud engineering team in creating and maintaining open source community facing projects being developed in our cloud engineering lab, develop and document product technical information and enable product demos. This person will engage in daily “hands-on” tasks including firmware updates, OS installation/administration, and cloud installations/administration. Skill sets required not limited to the following: Strong Linux administration skills. Strong Networking and Switch Configuration skills. Data Excellent technical documentation skills. Excellent technical documentation skills. Min education requirements: BS Degree in Computer Science, IT or other related field of study. Candidates should have some of these items to offer: Ability to code and/or script. Python preferred. Configuration management experience. Ansible preferred. Previous networking administration experience. Previous shared/distributed storage administration experience. CEPH, NAS. Strong cloud and application development skills including web services, cloud scaling applications, application load balancing and technologies. QA or validation experience. Center Server & Infrastructure administration experience. Excellent trouble shooting skills. In-depth familiarity with hardware and firmware, including server builds from base components. Knowledge of or direct experience working with cloud, virtualization and container technologies: OpenStack, VMWare, Docker. Deep Linux knowledge and folks that have managed more servers in lab environments. Automation tools for lab management / inventory / provisioning is a plus. Why Kelly? As a worker today, it’s up to you to take charge of your career and look for opportunities to learn, grow, and achieve your potential. Helping you find what’s next is what we’re all about. We know what’s going on in the evolving world of work—just ask the 440,000 people we employ each year. Connecting with us means getting the support, guidance, and opportunities needed to take your career where you may have never imagined. About Kelly At Kelly, we’re always thinking about what’s next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, we’re a leading advocate for temporary/non-traditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live. Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world. Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce and providing accommodations for people with disabilities in all parts of the hiring process as required under its Employment Accommodation Policy. Kelly will work with applicants to meet accommodation needs that are made known to Kelly in advance.Job Requirements:  See more

Entry Level/Junior Desktop Engineer/Systems Administration

New York, New York Motion Recruitment Jul, 07 An MSP that works with a wide range of clients all over New York is looking to hire a tech support engineer to do level 1 support. The ideal candidate works well independently and has experience with Windows and Office Suite. This role involves providing technical assistance to clients both via the phone and on site. Required Skills & Experience ·Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science ·Windows 7, Windows 8.1, and Windows 10 experience ·Experience troubleshooting for network connectivity ·Basic spyware removal experience Desired Skills & Experience ·Experience with remote support software, i.e., LogMeIn, GoToMyPC, etc… ·Experience with Citrix Xendesktop or Xenapp ·Familiarity with installation and configuration of Windows Servers ·Network infrastructure configuration: Router, switch, and firewalls ·Virtualization: VMWare ESXi or Microsoft Hyper-V ·Familiarity with imaging software, i.e., WDS, Ghost, or Clonezilla ·Experience managing active directory accounts ·Ability to script, huge plus What You Will Be Doing Daily Responsibilities ·Address requests for technical support in person, over the phone, and electronically ·Diagnose and resolve issues concerning hardware and software ·Work independently on assigned priorities and projects ·Be available via monitor company-provided mobile device to respond to urgent issues ·Clear and professional verbal and written correspondence The Offer ·Competitive Pay: 40-50k You will receive the following benefits: ·Health, dental, and vision insurance ·401(k) ·Company-sponsored certification exams (Microsoft, Cisco, etc…) Workbridge Associates, part of the Motion Recruitment network, provides IT Staffing Solutions (Contract, Contract-to-Hire, and Direct Hire) across 11 major North American markets. Our unique expertise in today’s highest demand tech skill sets, paired with our deep networks and knowledge of our local technology markets, results in an exemplary track record with candidates and clients. See more


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