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DIA North Carolina Hiring Event - Finance & Aquisition Career Field at Defense Intelligence Agency

Fri, 02/09/2018 - 8:53am
Employer: Defense Intelligence Agency - Finance and Acquisition Expires: 02/27/2018 All applicant must apply through: http://www.dia.mil/careersCAREER FIELD DEFINITION Officers in this field are responsible for enabling enterprise management by programming, budgeting, allocating, and managing approved resources, developing strategies at all levels of the Agency to include long-term strategic planning, and communicating as well as advocating Agency priorities, goals and requirements to a myriad of internal and external audiences, to achieve the best mix of forces, equipment, and support attainable within available resources.  Finance functions include producing financial reports, including financial statements; performing accounting functions; and analyzing financial data. Responsibilities under Acquisition include formulating strategies; planning execution schedules; executing contracts for goods and services; and streamlining the acquisition process. Other key career field responsibilities include assembling procurement documentation; participating in the evaluation of contractor cost proposals; preparing cost estimating data for prospective acquisitions; performing contractor cost and schedule performance measurement tasks; monitoring contractor performance through burn rate analysis; and assisting the program management team and leadership with strategic business planning and economic analysis.   PLEASE READ THE ENTIRE CONTENT OF THIS ANNOUNCEMENT.   CONTACT INFORMATION This announcement will close at midnight (EST) on Friday, February 23, 2018.  All applicants must apply online for this event in order to receive consideration.  If you need technical assistance with your application, please contact our support center at (202) 231-8000. WHO CAN APPLY This announcement is for external applicants (non DIA employees) only.  DIA employees on a temporary/term appointment, military, and contractor personnel are eligible to apply if qualified for the positions.  Current DIA student interns need not apply.  This is a DIA Invitation-Only Hiring Event that will take place in April 2018 in the Durham, North Carolina area.  DIA officials will be on location to interview applicants who possess the required and relevant Career Field skills and background for employment at DIA.  Applicants selected for interviews will be contacted via email in March 2018 to schedule an interview.  Specific details on the location and date of the event will be provided within the email invite. All applicants must be U.S. citizens at the time of application.  Applicants must meet the agency’s conditions of employment, to include, but not limited to, satisfactory completion of an initial special background investigation and periodic reinvestigation, completion of any required medical examination and physical requirements, completion of any required personal interviews, favorable completion of any required initial or aperiodic polygraph examinations, completion of any required drug test, satisfactory completion of a two-year Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System trial period, and completion of a civilian mobility agreement. DIA does not guarantee any applicant the extension of an official offer of employment; however, DIA will be screening all employment applicants against its current and future manpower requirements.  Selected applicants will be considered for the Agency's Hiring Pool.  DIA is an Agency with worldwide positions.  Selected candidates must be willing to relocate in support of mission requirements. CURRENT FEDERAL EMPLOYEES This position is a Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS) position in the Excepted Service under 10 U.S.C. 1601.  Selectee(s) who are current Federal employees will be appointed to the new position at the grade in which they qualify for.  Those at a higher grade than the advertised position, will be asked to accept a voluntary change to the lower grade if selected. All current and prior Federal employees must also submit a copy of their SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action that documents their appointment to or promotion to the highest grade held.  Consideration for future advancement opportunities will be through DIA’s established promotion processes, according to established timeframes, advancement criteria and compensation parameters. POSITION SUMMARY DIA is currently recruiting for entry-level positions in the Finance & Acquisition Career Field at multiple locations. FINANCE AND ACQUISITION CAREER FIELD Officers in this Career Field are responsible for programming, budgeting, allocating, and managing approved resources to provide the Agency with the best mix of forces, equipment, and support attainable within available resources; producing financial reports, including financial statements; performing accounting functions; and analyzing financial data. Responsibilities under acquisition include formulating strategies; planning execution schedules; executing contracts for goods and services; and streamlining the acquisition process. Other key career field responsibilities include assembling procurement documentation; participating in the evaluation of contractor cost proposals; preparing cost estimating data for prospective acquisitions; performing contractor cost and scheduling performance measurement tasks; monitoring contractor performance through burn rate analysis; and assisting the program management team and leadership with strategic business planning and economic analysis.   Contracting and Procurement Analysis Career Specialty: Solicits, evaluates, negotiates, and awards contracts with commercial organizations, educational institutions, nonprofit organizations, and state, local or foreign governments for furnishing products, services, construction or research and development to the federal government; administers contracts by assuring compliance with the terms and conditions of the contracts, including resolutions of problems concerning the obligations of the parties; terminates contracts by analyzing, negotiating, and settling claims and proposals; analyzes and evaluates cost or price proposals and accounting systems data as part of the cost evaluation of proposals; plans, establishes, or reviews contracts, programs, policies or procedures; formulates and administers policies and procedures to ensure that Agency-specific acquisition/procurement requirements are properly considered and included in the cradle-to-grave acquisition process and for the achievement of federal socioeconomic goals; supports development of acquisition strategies and directs or manages procurements in consonance with those strategies; provides business advisory services including advising and assisting in the development of acceptable specifications and evaluation criteria and methods of procurement or a requirement. Develops and performs training for acquisition workforce members. Positions include - Contract Specialist* (Occupational Series 1102)   Responsible for highly specialized procurements of significant importance to the agency. Requirements typically involve systems or programs such as: research, development, and production of extensive, specialized equipment or systems; research and development; procure planning; advisor to program officials in procurement planning meetings; and contract administration. As such, incumbent is responsible for managing and processing contracting transactions from initiation to award and administration; maintaining the integrity of acquisition programs; and resolution of major problems associated with unusual contracting situations. Serves as “business adviser” to the program office and advises customers on the acquisition of performance-based solutions.    *Basic requirements for the Contract Specialist (Occupational Series 1102) are: A. Successful completion of a full four-year course of study leading to a bachelor's degree with a major in any field. AND B. Successful completion of at least 24 semester/36 quarter hours in any combination of the following disciplines: accounting, business, finance, law, contracts, purchasing, economics, industrial management, marketing, quantitative methods, or organization and management. OR EXCEPTION: Current DoD employees serving in an 1102 position or contracting officer position with authority to award or administer contracts at or above the acquisition threshold in any federal agency, military member serving in a comparable military occupational specialty, contingency contracting force, or individuals in developmental positions on or before 30 September 2000, are exempt from the basic requirements as described above. NOTE: The Defense Acquisition University (DAU) does not grant Academic degrees; therefore courses completed at DAU are not creditable towards meeting 24 semester hour requirement, in the fields identified above, unless the coursework has been evaluated by an accredited institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education, and appears on a college or university transcript. In accordance with 5 CFR 2634 Part I, the employee will be required to file an OGE 450, Confidential Financial Disclosure Report, upon appointment and will be required to file annually. This position is covered under the Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act (DAWIA) and requires additional education, training and experience. Certification in the acquisition career field of Contracting at Level I, II, or III is desired. If you currently possess DAWIA certification, please indicate the acquisition career field and level of certification in your résumé. The selectee will be given 24 months from time of hire to meet the acquisition position requirements. Certification is available at three levels: Level I Basic or Entry (GG-5 through GG-8) Level II Intermediate or Full Performance (GG-9 through GG-12) Level III Journeyman or Senior (GG-13 and above)   APPLICATIONS RECEIVED UNCLASSIFIED applications must be received by MIDNIGHT (Eastern Standard Time) on the closing date of the announcement.  DO NOT SUBMIT CLASSIFIED INFORMATION WITHIN YOUR ONLINE APPLICATION.  All qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of the announcement. EVALUATION DIA will evaluate your online application to ensure it demonstrates the knowledge, skills, abilities, work experience, and any mandatory education, certification, and/or license requirements, to successfully perform the duties of the advertised position.  Failure to provide clear examples of claimed experience will preclude further consideration of your application.  Attached résumés will not be reviewed or considered; therefore, all applicable work experience must be entered into the work experience section of the online application.  Applicants must have direct applicable experience that demonstrates the possession of the knowledge, skills, abilities and competencies necessary for immediate success in the position.  Qualifying experience may have been acquired in any public or private sector job, but will clearly demonstrate past experience in the application of the particular competencies/knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to successfully perform the duties of the position at the advertised grade.  Such experience is typically in or directly related to the work of the position to be filled. VETERAN’S PREFERENCE DIA applies Veterans’ Preference to preference eligible candidates as defined by Section 2108 of Title 5 USC, in accordance with the procedures provided in DoD Instruction 1400.25, Volume 2005, “DCIPS Employment and Placement.”  If you are a veteran claiming veterans' preference, as defined by section 2108 of Title 5 U.S.C., you must submit documents verifying your eligibility with your on line application package. FOREIGN AREA TOURS OF DUTY ELIGIBILITY Applicants applying to a foreign area opportunity and who are currently assigned to a foreign area are ineligible for consideration if selection will cause them to exceed the time limitation for foreign area service (5 consecutive years) or, conversely the employee will not satisfactorily complete their period of obligated service within 6 months of the closing date of this announcement.  More than one permanent change of station move within a 12-month period is not considered to be in the interest of the government for the purposes of relocation at Government expense.  DUTY AT OTHER LOCATIONS May be required to perform duty at other operating locations. DEPLOYMENT/MOBILITY STATEMENT All DIA employees are subject to world-wide deployment to crisis situations and are subject to geographic relocation in accordance with agency guidelines. SHIFT WORK Availability for shift work, extended hours, and travel may be required. RELOCATION COST Relocation expenses in connection with a permanent change of station may be authorized in accordance with the Joint Travel Regulations and at agency discretion. DIA IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER DIA employees and applicants for employment are protected by federal laws, from discrimination on the bases of race, religion, color, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), parental status, national origin, age, disability, family medical history or genetic information, political affiliation, military service, or other non-merit based factors. Employees and applicants are also protected against retaliation. Consistent with federal laws, acts of retaliation against an employee who engages in a protected activity, whistle blowing, or the exercise of any appeal or grievance right provided by law, will not be tolerated. REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION The United States Government forbids discrimination regarding any aspect of employment, including hiring, firing, pay, job assignment, promotions, training, fringe benefits, layoff, and any other term or condition of employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, retaliation, parental status, military status, or other non-merit factors.  DIA provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities, as appropriate.  Please contact our Human Resources Operations Center (HROC) at 202-231-4762 or DSN 428-4762 if you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process.  This announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies during the next six months. TELEWORK Some positions in DIA may be eligible for unclassified telework and/or secure telework.  The telework option allows an employee to perform the duties of his or her position from an approved worksite other than the "official" worksite. DIRECT DEPOSIT All DIA employees must participate in the DoD Direct Deposit/Electronic Fund Transfer of Pay (DD/EFT) Program, with net pay deposited directly into the employee’s account of choice at his/her designated financial institution. NATIONAL SECURITY EDUCATION PROGRAM SERVICE REQUIREMENTS (NSEP) Positions within the agency generally satisfy NSEP service requirements for David L. Boren scholars and fellows.  Contact the National Security Board for further details on service requirements - https://www.nsepnet.org/ ADDITIONAL INFORMATION In compliance with the REAL ID Act of 2005, driver's licenses and identification cards issued by the following jurisdictions cannot be used as valid identification if selected for an interview and/or actual position: Alaska, Am. Samoa, Arizona, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, N. Marianas, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Montana, New Jersey, New York, Oklahoma, and Washington. Driver's licenses and photographic identification cards from jurisdictions not listed above will be accepted.  Other acceptable forms of identification include: U.S. & Foreign Passports, U.S. Military IDs, Military and DoD Common Access Cards (CAC), Personal Identity Verification (PIV) Cards, U.S. Federal Government IDs & Credentials, and U.S. Congressional IDs.  All employees are required to sign an agreement not to disclose, in any fashion, classified information to unauthorized persons.  An agreement is also required to authorize agency pre-publication review of certain material prior to disclosure during and after employment with DIA.

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

Fri, 02/09/2018 - 8:30am
Employer: U.S. Geological Survey Expires: 02/23/2018 PATH-2018-0089  Visual Information Specialist - Madison, WI *The closing date of this job announcement has been extended until Thursday, February 22, 2018. Salary:  $33,394.00 (Step 01) to $43,414.00  (Step 10); NOTE: First time hires to the Federal Government are typically hired at the Step 01.  As a VISUAL INFORMATION SPECIALIST with the USGS SCIENCE PUBLISHING NETWORK, located in Madison, WI, some of your specific duties will include:--Designing layouts for scientific information products and preparing files for 4-color process lithographic printing and web publishing.--Utilizing Adobe Creative Suite's InDesign and applying the advanced features tools to prepare layouts for final publication.--Preparing scientific equations using equation software such as MSWord equation editor and Thomson MathType.--Utilizing Adobe Creative Suite's Illustrator to modify and correct illustrations and maps and prepare them for print and web viewing.--Importing and managing color graphics digital file formats (PDF, EPS, TIFF, JPEG, and PNG) using Adobe Creative Suite's Photoshop.--Portraying CMYK and RGB color accurately utilizing color management tools. Eligibility Requirements:In order to be eligible for an appointment under the Pathways Recent Graduate Program you must meet the following requirements:You must be a recent graduate who has completed, within the previous two years, an associates, bachelors, masters, professional, doctorate, vocational or technical degree or certificate from a qualifying educational institution such as an accredited technical or vocational school; a 2- or 4-year college or university; a graduate or professional school (e.g., law school, medical school); or a post-secondary home school curriculum. Note: Certificate program is defined as post-secondary education in a qualifying educational institution equal to at least one academic year of full-time study that’s part of an accredited college-level, technical, trade, vocational, or business school curriculum. Veterans who were precluded from applying due to their military service obligation begin their 2-year eligibility period upon release or discharge from active duty; however, eligibility for these veterans cannot exceed 6 years from the date on which the degree or certificate was obtained.  The date of release or discharge from active duty should be later than the date the degree or certificate was obtained. VETERANS PREFERENCE: If you are claiming veterans' preference you must provide a legible copy of your DD-214, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty, member 4 copy or any official documentation from the Armed Forces that confirms your dates of service and that your separation, discharge, or release from active duty was under honorable conditions (i.e., Honorable or General Discharge). Note: If you have more than one DD-214 for multiple periods of active duty, submit a copy for each period of service. --If you are currently on active military duty, you must provide documentation (e.g., campaign document, award citation, etc.), that verifies entitlement to veterans’ preference and that your character of military service is honorable.--If you are claiming 10-point veterans' preference, in addition to the documents specified above, you must also submit documentation that supports your claim, e.g., an official statement from the Department of Veterans Affairs (dated 1991 or later) or from a branch of the Armed Forces certifying the existence of a service-connected disability, or the award of the Purple Heart, etc. The overall rating must be identified on your certification letter or separation orders.--Documentation must be received by the closing date shown in this vacancy announcement. If you fail to submit any of the required documentation, you will not be granted veterans’ preference. Additional information on veterans' preference can be found in the VetGuide.--Required documents may be: 1) faxed to the Agency Contact (see "Contact Information"); 2) uploaded directly from your desktop; 3) uploaded directly from your USAJOBS stored attachments; 4) hand delivered to the servicing Human Resources Office (see 'Contact Information').--Auto-Requested Fax: allows you to submit required documentation that will be electronically displayed along with your resume.

DIA North Carolina Hiring Event - Information Techonology Career Field at Defense Intelligence Agency

Fri, 02/09/2018 - 8:25am
Employer: Defense Intelligence Agency - Information Technology Expires: 02/27/2018 All applicants must apply through: http://www.dia.mil/careersCAREER FIELD DEFINITION DIA’s globally distributed national security mission requires the highest performing computing capabilities possible to enable mission success. Information Technology Officers assigned to the Defense Intelligence Agency make this possible. Powerful applications, protected networks, and resilient infrastructures require high performing entry level professionals who thrive on teamwork, possess the aptitude to push technical boundaries, embrace technological change, and who know that the computing profession is their calling. The Defense Intelligence Agency is recruiting entry-level computer scientists, software engineers, system engineers, cyber engineers, information assurance specialists, data scientists, network engineers, technology business and finance specialists, and analytics specialists who will ensure our nation, our policymakers, and our warfighters have no peer. As a member of the Defense Intelligence Agency, you will have the opportunity to experience unmatched exposure to both government and commercial technologies coupled with world class training. Once selected, you will be assigned to one of the designated career fields and be encouraged to broaden your professional breadth across multiple career fields and specialties.   PLEASE READ THE ENTIRE CONTENT OF THIS ANNOUNCEMENT.   CONTACT INFORMATION This announcement will close at midnight (EST) on Sunday, February 25, 2018.  All applicants must apply online for this event in order to receive consideration.  If you need technical assistance with your application, please contact our support center at (202) 231-8000. WHO CAN APPLY This announcement is for external applicants (non DIA employees) only.  DIA employees on a temporary/term appointment, military, and contractor personnel are eligible to apply if qualified for the positions.  Current DIA student interns need not apply.  This is a DIA Invitation-Only Hiring Event that will take place in April 2018 in the Durham, North Carolina area.  DIA officials will be on location to interview applicants who possess the required and relevant Career Field skills and background for employment at DIA.  Applicants selected for interviews will be contacted via email in March 2018 to schedule an interview.  Specific details on the location and date of the event will be provided within the email invite. All applicants must be U.S. citizens at the time of application.  Applicants must meet the agency’s conditions of employment, to include, but not limited to, satisfactory completion of an initial special background investigation and periodic reinvestigation, completion of any required medical examination and physical requirements, completion of any required personal interviews, favorable completion of any required initial or aperiodic polygraph examinations, completion of any required drug test, satisfactory completion of a two-year Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System trial period, and completion of a civilian mobility agreement. DIA does not guarantee any applicant the extension of an official offer of employment; however, DIA will be screening all employment applicants against its current and future manpower requirements.  Selected applicants will be considered for the Agency's Hiring Pool.  DIA is an Agency with worldwide positions.  Selected candidates must be willing to relocate in support of mission requirements. CURRENT FEDERAL EMPLOYEES This position is a Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS) position in the Excepted Service under 10 U.S.C. 1601.  Selectee(s) who are current Federal employees will be appointed to the new position at the grade in which they qualify for.  Those at a higher grade than the advertised position, will be asked to accept a voluntary change to the lower grade if selected. All current and prior Federal employees must also submit a copy of their SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action that documents their appointment to or promotion to the highest grade held.  Consideration for future advancement opportunities will be through DIA’s established promotion processes, according to established timeframes, advancement criteria and compensation parameters. POSITION SUMMARY DIA is currently recruiting for entry-level positions in the Information Technology (IT) Career Field at multiple locations. INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY CAREER FIELD Officers in this Career Field occupy positions where knowledge of Information Technology principles, concepts, and methods is paramount. Information Technology officers manage, supervise, lead, administer, design, develop, deliver, and support information technology systems and services. Information Technology officers assist in securing information from internal and external threats while enabling beneficial collaboration within our internal national security infrastructure. DIA is currently recruiting for the following Career Specialties within the IT Career Field: - Cyber Security - IT Data Specialist - IT Engineer - IT Mission Support - IT Specialist   Cyber Security Career Specialty: Officers in this specialty are responsible for a wide range of assignments and projects relative to information systems and security matters. Develops, implements, and coordinates activities designed to ensure, protect, and restore information technology systems, services, and capabilities. Identifies, defines, and ensures the integration of security into every phase of computer, network, and telecommunications systems throughout the life cycle of these systems. Tests and verifies technical safeguards to ensure the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of systems, networks, and data through analyzing information systems security profiles and related security programs, policies, procedures, and tools. Monitors and evaluates systems’ compliance with Information Technology security requirements and provides advice and guidance in implementing Information Technology security policies and procedures in the development and operation of network systems. Formulates policies and guidance based on assessment of requirements not addressed in existing security directives and operations. Develops systems security contingency plans and reviews/validates disaster recovery procedures. Conducts risk assessments for effective risk management to inform decision makers at all levels. Validates and reports security training and/or awareness, provides IT security customer support, and incident response. Promotes awareness of security issues among management/workforce and ensures sound security principles are reflected in the organization’s vision and goals. Positions include- Information Technology Specialist (Information Security)* (Occupational Series 2210)   Information Technology Data Specialist Career Specialty: Officers in this specialty design, implement, and maintain relational database management systems that support applications. Officers also collect, maintain, manage, interpret, and analyze data received from internal data and external data sources. Information Technology Data Specialist assignments may include data management or data scientist. Database Management positions provide routine technical expertise in the design, implementation and maintenance of database management systems that support applications. These positions can support multiple databases that run enterprise-wide applications accessed throughout the world. Officers in this path may be responsible for overseeing operations of existing database management systems, troubleshooting errors, and creating a process plan for all members of the database development team. Information Technology Data Scientists mine complex data and provide systems-related advice to spot trends, design new processes, and build large, complex data sets. Serve as a bridge between information technology and business by discovering “stories” told by the data and presenting them to managers and leadership. Test and validate predictive models. Build web prototypes and perform data visualization. Conduct scalable data research on and off the cloud. Implement automated processes for efficiently producing scale models. Design, modify and build new data processes. Generate algorithms and create computer models. Collaborate with database engineers. Implement new or enhanced software designed to access and handle data more efficiently. Determine new ways to improve data, search quality, and predictive capabilities. Positions include - Information Technology Specialist (Data Management)* (Occupational Series 2210) Computer Scientist* (Occupational Series 1550)   Information Technology Engineer Career Specialty: Officers in this specialty designs, develop, test, install, configure, troubleshoot, and maintain computer hardware and software. Information Technology engineer assignments may include application development and engineering, cloud computing storage, network, and systems engineering. Application Engineers are responsible for designing, engineering, and configuring application architecture and user interfaces to ensure optimization, monitoring applications and performing maintenance and upgrade activities to ensure application software integrity and efficiency. Application Engineers analyze information on emerging technologies and data on existing applications to determine the impact on existing infrastructure. Computer science principles are critical to success in this specialty. Cloud Computing positions translate information technology requirements into robust and integrated technology solutions. Supports the development required to design, build, and deploy application solutions. Participates in the design and implementation of a highly scalable architecture leveraging cloud computing components and platforms. Leads/supports technology architecture and cloud infrastructure design, as well as capacity planning activities, and technology build, test, and deployment activities. Engages and effectively collaborates with Chief Information Officer and Intelligence Community stakeholders to drive optimal solutions. Storage Engineers are responsible for operating, administering, and building storage capabilities and storage area networks for the enterprise. Understands a wide variety of technologies and techniques to perform data recovery, data back-up, disaster recovery, and continuity of operations. Develops and manages on-site and off-site data storage plans/policies for the purposes of providing data restoration, availability, and historical archiving across a given network. Network Engineers are responsible for a full range of network activities that contribute to the planning, installation, configuration, monitoring, troubleshooting and repair of enterprise Local Area Network and Wide Area Network systems for global customer support services. They monitor network performance and operations, to include the planning, analysis, maintenance, and management of networked systems providing voice, data, and video. They may also configure and troubleshoot network and application hardware, operating system software, and peripheral network equipment. System Engineers are responsible for a full range of system activities that contribute to the operation and maintenance of computer systems. They respond to service outages, analyzing system logs to identify potential issues, and performing system backups. They also install, support, and maintain servers or other computer systems. System Engineers design, develop, test and evaluate computer programs, systems, hardware and related equipment. Positions include - Information Technology Specialist (Applications and Software)* (Occupational Series 2210) Information Technology Mission Support Career Specialty: Officers in this specialty perform a wide range of information technology management activities to include strategic planning, capital planning and investment control, workforce planning, policy and standards development, resource management, and knowledge management. Develops and maintains strategic plans, assess Information Technology policy needs and develop policies to govern information technology operations. Defines current and future information technology businesses environments, manage information technology investment portfolios, establish metrics to measure and evaluate systems performance and total cost of ownership; identify and address information technology workforce planning/management issues; conduct audits of information technology programs. Manages one or more multi-year information technology initiatives of such magnitude they must be carried out through multiple related information technology projects. Leads, coordinates, communicates, integrates, and is accountable for the overall success of the information technology programs, ensuring alignment with critical Agency priorities. Responsible for the outcome the organization’s business strategy, including appropriate strategic, life cycle management and capital information technology investment plans. Manages projects from design and development to production. Collaboratively develops the scope of projects. Defines requirements and plan project lifecycle deployment, as well as define resources and schedules for project/program implementation. Manages, directs, and coordinates projects to include definition of system requirements, development of milestones, development of prototype efforts, system engineering and integration, and configuration management. Develops schedules and methods for measuring results. Creates strategies for risk mitigation and contingency planning while directing and overseeing the project engineering team. Positions include - Information Technology Project Manager* (Occupational Series 2210) Information Technology Specialist (Acquisition)* (Occupational Series 2210) Program Analyst (Occupational Series 0343) Program Manager (Occupational Series 0340)   Information Technology Specialist Career Specialty: Officers in this specialty plan and develop methods, approaches, and procedures; provide information and assistance to customers; provide advice and guidance on a wide range and variety of information technology issues; interpret information technology policies, standards, and guidelines; conduct analyses and recommend resolution of issues affecting the specialty area; ensure optimal use of commercially available products; evaluate proposals for the acquisition of information technology products or services; and/or prepare and present reports. Participates in the planning, developing, implementation, operation, and maintenance of current and future systems. Serves as technology liaisons, action officers and trusted advisors. Effectively partners with the customers, developing a deep understanding of the customer’s mission, strategic vision, and business needs. Provides advice and assistance to customers on capabilities and constraints of products in assigned specialty area. Provides customer support to resolve end user problems. Understands the information technology possibilities and limitations of the customer and translates mission needs into information technology solutions. Manages existing systems, troubleshooting recurring issues, solving problems, and upgrading and debugging systems. Installs Enterprise applications, adjusting interfaces and security aspects to meet requirements and functionality. Troubleshoots application problems, applying diagnostic tools to trace and resolve problems. Analyzes software and hardware constraints to identify new user requirements. Monitors performance of systems for assigned functional area. Performs diagnostics on system operations to identify problems and trends, verify network performance, and identify potential user requirements. Coordinates with team leader/senior staff member to develop solutions. Positions include - Information Technology Specialist* (Occupational Series 2210) Information Technology Specialist (Systems Analysis)* (Occupational Series 2210) Information Technology Specialist (Business Partner)* (Occupational Series 2210) Information Technology Specialist (Customer Support)* (Occupational Series 2210) Information Technology Specialist (Systems Administration)* (Occupational Series 2210) Information Technology Specialist (Network Services)* (Occupational Series 2210) Information Technology Specialist (Operating Systems)* (Occupational Series 2210)   Requirement for Information Technology Career Field: Information Technology Career Field positions must meet a positive education requirement as identified by the Office of Personnel Management and Department of Defense Job Requirements reflected in Federal Law.  All academic degrees and coursework must be from accredited or pre-accredited institutions. Occupational Series 2210 Information Technology Specialist: Entry-level requirements for series 2210 positions may be met either through Education and/or Experience and/or a combination of both.  Academic degrees and coursework must be either undergraduate or graduate and must include a minimum of 24 semester hours in one, or a combination of the following: computer science, engineering, information science, information systems management, mathematics, operations research, statistics, or technology management.   Occupational Series 2210 Experience Prerequisites: -Must be Information Technology-related (paid or unpaid); -May have involved the completion of specific and intensive training (for example, Information Technology certification); -Should have equipped the applicant with the particular competencies/knowledge, skills and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position and should have been gained in the same or related field as the work of the position being filled; -Should have been gained in the Information Technology field or through the performance of work where the primary concern was Information Technology; -Should consist of at least one year at a level equivalent to the next lower GG level; and -Must have demonstrated each of the following four competencies: Attention to detail – thorough when performing work and conscientious about attending to detail; Customer Service – works with clients and customers to assess their needs, provide information or assistance, resolve their problems, or satisfy their expectations, knows about available products and services and is committed to providing quality products and services; Oral Communication – effectively expresses information - takes into account the audience and nature of the information - makes clear and convincing oral presentations -  listens to others -  attends to nonverbal cues and responds appropriately; Problem Solving – identifies problems – determines accuracy and relevance of information – uses sound judgment to generate and evaluate alternatives and makes appropriate recommendations. Occupational Series 2210 Specialized Experience: Specialized experience is experience that has equipped the applicant with the particular competencies/knowledge, skills and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position and is typically in or related to the work of the position to be filled. Occupational Series 1550 Computer Science: Entry-level series 1550 positions require a bachelor's degree in computer science or bachelor's degree with 30 semester hours in a combination of mathematics, statistics, and computer science. At least 15 of the 30 semester hours must have included any combination of statistics and mathematics that included differential and integral calculus. Occupational Series 1550 Evaluation of Education: Applicants should have sufficient knowledge to understand the fundamental concepts and techniques of computer science. Courses designed to provide an introduction to computer science techniques and methodologies, to problems of system design, and to other specialized fields are acceptable. Courses or experience in teaching elementary, business, or shop mathematics are not acceptable. APPLICATIONS RECEIVED UNCLASSIFIED applications must be received by MIDNIGHT (Eastern Standard Time) on the closing date of the announcement.  DO NOT SUBMIT CLASSIFIED INFORMATION WITHIN YOUR ONLINE APPLICATION.  All qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of the announcement. EVALUATION DIA will evaluate your online application to ensure it demonstrates the knowledge, skills, abilities, work experience, and any mandatory education, certification, and/or license requirements, to successfully perform the duties of the advertised position.  Failure to provide clear examples of claimed experience will preclude further consideration of your application.  Attached résumés will not be reviewed or considered; therefore, all applicable work experience must be entered into the work experience section of the online application.  Applicants must have direct applicable experience that demonstrates the possession of the knowledge, skills, abilities and competencies necessary for immediate success in the position.  Qualifying experience may have been acquired in any public or private sector job, but will clearly demonstrate past experience in the application of the particular competencies/knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to successfully perform the duties of the position at the advertised grade.  Such experience is typically in or directly related to the work of the position to be filled. VETERAN’S PREFERENCE DIA applies Veterans’ Preference to preference eligible candidates as defined by Section 2108 of Title 5 USC, in accordance with the procedures provided in DoD Instruction 1400.25, Volume 2005, “DCIPS Employment and Placement.”  If you are a veteran claiming veterans' preference, as defined by section 2108 of Title 5 U.S.C., you must submit documents verifying your eligibility with your on line application package. FOREIGN AREA TOURS OF DUTY ELIGIBILITY Applicants applying to a foreign area opportunity and who are currently assigned to a foreign area are ineligible for consideration if selection will cause them to exceed the time limitation for foreign area service (5 consecutive years) or, conversely the employee will not satisfactorily complete their period of obligated service within 6 months of the closing date of this announcement.  More than one permanent change of station move within a 12-month period is not considered to be in the interest of the government for the purposes of relocation at Government expense.  DUTY AT OTHER LOCATIONS May be required to perform duty at other operating locations. DEPLOYMENT/MOBILITY STATEMENT All DIA employees are subject to world-wide deployment to crisis situations and are subject to geographic relocation in accordance with agency guidelines. SHIFT WORK Availability for shift work, extended hours, and travel may be required. RELOCATION COST Relocation expenses in connection with a permanent change of station may be authorized in accordance with the Joint Travel Regulations and at agency discretion. DIA IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER DIA employees and applicants for employment are protected by federal laws, from discrimination on the bases of race, religion, color, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), parental status, national origin, age, disability, family medical history or genetic information, political affiliation, military service, or other non-merit based factors. Employees and applicants are also protected against retaliation. Consistent with federal laws, acts of retaliation against an employee who engages in a protected activity, whistle blowing, or the exercise of any appeal or grievance right provided by law, will not be tolerated. REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION The United States Government forbids discrimination regarding any aspect of employment, including hiring, firing, pay, job assignment, promotions, training, fringe benefits, layoff, and any other term or condition of employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, retaliation, parental status, military status, or other non-merit factors.  DIA provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities, as appropriate.  Please contact our Human Resources Operations Center (HROC) at 202-231-4762 or DSN 428-4762 if you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process.  This announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies during the next six months. TELEWORK Some positions in DIA may be eligible for unclassified telework and/or secure telework.  The telework option allows an employee to perform the duties of his or her position from an approved worksite other than the "official" worksite. DIRECT DEPOSIT All DIA employees must participate in the DoD Direct Deposit/Electronic Fund Transfer of Pay (DD/EFT) Program, with net pay deposited directly into the employee’s account of choice at his/her designated financial institution. NATIONAL SECURITY EDUCATION PROGRAM SERVICE REQUIREMENTS (NSEP) Positions within the agency generally satisfy NSEP service requirements for David L. Boren scholars and fellows.  Contact the National Security Board for further details on service requirements - https://www.nsepnet.org/ ADDITIONAL INFORMATION In compliance with the REAL ID Act of 2005, driver's licenses and identification cards issued by the following jurisdictions cannot be used as valid identification if selected for an interview and/or actual position: Alaska, Am. Samoa, Arizona, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, N. Marianas, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Montana, New Jersey, New York, Oklahoma, and Washington. Driver's licenses and photographic identification cards from jurisdictions not listed above will be accepted.  Other acceptable forms of identification include: U.S. & Foreign Passports, U.S. Military IDs, Military and DoD Common Access Cards (CAC), Personal Identity Verification (PIV) Cards, U.S. Federal Government IDs & Credentials, and U.S. Congressional IDs.  All employees are required to sign an agreement not to disclose, in any fashion, classified information to unauthorized persons.  An agreement is also required to authorize agency pre-publication review of certain material prior to disclosure during and after employment with DIA.

Bridge Engineer 5 at Washington State Department of Transportation

Thu, 02/08/2018 - 8:18pm
Employer: Washington State Department of Transportation Expires: 02/26/2018 The Opportunity:The Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) Bridge and Structures Office is seeking an experienced structural engineer to fill the vacancy of Bridge Engineer 5 in Tumwater, WA. As the successful incumbent, you will be relied upon for expert-level knowledge in the design and construction of complex structures including reinforced and post-tensioned concrete bridges, steel bridges including trusses, rehabilitation and retrofit of existing structures. You will be relied upon to mentor less-experienced engineers in design and construction of structures, act as a chapter author for maintaining and updating office practices through regular updates to the WSDOT Bridge Design Manual, and perform as a project manager on large or multiple bridge projects. You will have a thorough understanding of the AASHTO LRFD Bridge Design and Seismic Guide Specifications, WSDOT BDM, Standard Specifications and Special Provisions and the necessary software tools used for structural design. You will review and coordinate the development of Requests for Proposals for Design-Build contracts and act as a Bridge Office reviewer during the contract design and construction phases. You will also perform as a Bridge Technical Advisor for construction projects when assigned. At WSDOT, we honor diversity in the workplace and support one another with respect and trust. If you would like to join our team-oriented environment and enjoy a continuously changing environment, and a great deal of career stability and growth, definitely consider a career opportunity with WSDOT  This position will perform the following work:Performs intricate designs and checks of transportation bridges and structures of major complexity, size and importance. Performs intricate designs and checks. Reviews design work for constructability. Provides technical support to HQ Construction and Region Project Offices during construction of bridges and other structures.Performs analysis and design and develops details for rehabilitation and retrofit of complex bridges and structures.Acts as project manager and design coordinator for design projects with multiple transportations structures. Reviews all work for consistency and accuracy.Design-Build Projects - Prepares Request for Proposals (RFP) for bridge and miscellaneous structure requirements, evaluates Alternate Technical Concepts (ATCs), reviews design submittals, and supports construction activities involving bridge and other miscellaneous structure projects.Performs other related duties as required.This position requires intermittent, infrequent, in-state travel. An ideal candidate for this position will have:Bachelors of Science, Masters or Doctorate Degree in Civil/Structural Engineering or equivalent.Washington State Structural Engineer (SE) License is required.Minimum of one year as a Bridge Engineer 4.Understanding and work experience with the AASTHO LRFD Bridge Design Specifications and AASTHO Guide Specifications for LRFD Seismic Bridge Design.Understanding and work experience with WSDOT BDM, Standard Specifications and Special Provisions.Understanding and expert level experience in analysis software for design of bridges and structures.Knowledge and experience of designs and checks of bridges and structures of major complexity, size and importance.Valid driver's license   

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

Thu, 02/08/2018 - 6:48pm
Employer: Washington State Department of Transportation - Southwest Region Expires: 02/22/2018 WSDOT is seeking a motivated engineer with strong technical and engineering skills to fill the position of Design/Office Engineer for our Port Orchard Project Office. You will be responsible for all facets of administration support for all assigned construction projects. This position will independently supervise, mentor, and train staff responsible for performing contract payment, materials documentation, change orders, designing projects and project controls. Communication is paramount, as this position will regularly communicate with key members within WSDOT as well as local agencies, contractors and others. At WSDOT, we honor diversity in the workplace and support one another with respect and trust. If you would like to join our team-oriented environment and enjoy continuously changing environment, along with a great deal of career stability and growth, definitely consider a career opportunity with WSDOT.   This position will perform the following work:Provide administration support for office construction and design activities.Manage design teams in the preparation of project Plans, Specifications, and Estimates.Serve as a lead and supervise support staff, organize and manage workloads.Prepare and review change orders.Perform field inspections and construction staking for transportation related projects.Manage office logistics including maintaining fleet, ordering supplies and upgrading equipment.Investigate construction problems, evaluate solutions and provide recommendations.Represent the department to local agencies and citizens of the state when discussing department operations, proposals and techniques for the resolution of complex transportation problems.Facilitate plan, schedule, and track the activities of staff. An ideal candidate for this position will have:One year of experience as a Transportation Engineer 2 or equivalent.Knowledge of engineering principles, practices and methods and the ability to apply them to complex engineering problems.Understanding of contractor/owner relationships, roles and responsibilities.Experience operating computer applications involving databases, word processing and spreadsheets to accomplish engineering and administrative tasks.The ability to read, interpret, understand, review and produce contract plans, specifications, and estimates.The ability to lift, manipulate, and transport equipment weighing up to 30 pounds while traversing uneven terrain in all weather conditions.Valid driver's license.Note:This position is covered by a union shop provision. Therefore, as a condition of employment, you are required to become a member of the PTE, Local 17, or arrange to pay that union a representational fee. The union shop requirement shall be effective on the first day of the month following the employee's initial 30 days in this classification.  The Washington State Department of Transportation is an equal opportunity employer. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, persons of disability, persons over 40 years of age, and disabled and Vietnam era veterans are encouraged to apply. Persons with disabilities needing assistance in the application process, or those needing this job announcement in an alternative format may call the listed recruiter.

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

Thu, 02/08/2018 - 6:47pm
Employer: Washington State Department of Transportation - Southwest Region Expires: 02/22/2018 WSDOT is seeking a motivated engineer with strong technical and engineering skills to fill the position of Design/Office Engineer for our Port Orchard Project Office. You will be responsible for all facets of administration support for all assigned construction projects. This position will independently supervise, mentor, and train staff responsible for performing contract payment, materials documentation, change orders, designing projects and project controls. Communication is paramount, as this position will regularly communicate with key members within WSDOT as well as local agencies, contractors and others. At WSDOT, we honor diversity in the workplace and support one another with respect and trust. If you would like to join our team-oriented environment and enjoy continuously changing environment, along with a great deal of career stability and growth, definitely consider a career opportunity with WSDOT. To learn more, please watch the following video: Why WSDOT? This position will perform the following work:Provide administration support for office construction and design activities.Manage design teams in the preparation of project Plans, Specifications, and Estimates.Serve as a lead and supervise support staff, organize and manage workloads.Prepare and review change orders.Perform field inspections and construction staking for transportation related projects.Manage office logistics including maintaining fleet, ordering supplies and upgrading equipment.Investigate construction problems, evaluate solutions and provide recommendations.Represent the department to local agencies and citizens of the state when discussing department operations, proposals and techniques for the resolution of complex transportation problems.Facilitate plan, schedule, and track the activities of staff. An ideal candidate for this position will have:One year of experience as a Transportation Engineer 2 or equivalent.Knowledge of engineering principles, practices and methods and the ability to apply them to complex engineering problems.Understanding of contractor/owner relationships, roles and responsibilities.Experience operating computer applications involving databases, word processing and spreadsheets to accomplish engineering and administrative tasks.The ability to read, interpret, understand, review and produce contract plans, specifications, and estimates.The ability to lift, manipulate, and transport equipment weighing up to 30 pounds while traversing uneven terrain in all weather conditions.Valid driver's license.Note:This position is covered by a union shop provision. Therefore, as a condition of employment, you are required to become a member of the PTE, Local 17, or arrange to pay that union a representational fee. The union shop requirement shall be effective on the first day of the month following the employee's initial 30 days in this classification. Contact us: For inquiries about this position, please contact Robyn Lovely at 360-705-7053 or email to lovelyr@wsdot.wa.gov.  Please reference recruitment number 18DOT-OR-30767. The Washington State Department of Transportation is an equal opportunity employer. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, persons of disability, persons over 40 years of age, and disabled and Vietnam era veterans are encouraged to apply. Persons with disabilities needing assistance in the application process, or those needing this job announcement in an alternative format may call the listed recruiter.

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

Thu, 02/08/2018 - 6:34pm
Employer: Washington State Department of Transportation - Southwest Region Expires: 02/23/2018 WSDOT's Lacey Project Engineering Office in Olympia is currently seeking a Materials Tester who has a background in construction or as an engineering technician who has exceptional aptitude for attention to detail. The incumbent will perform skilled technical work in support of engineering projects. The Materials Tester will provide essential support in monitoring contractor's activities during construction and ensuring the project is constructed in accordance with Contract Plans and Specifications. This individual will perform materials sampling, testing, acceptance procedures and assists the project inspectors in performing daily inspection of work performed. At WSDOT, we honor diversity in the workplace and support one another with respect and trust. If you would like to join our team-oriented environment and enjoy continuously changing environment, along with a great deal of career stability and growth, definitely consider a career opportunity with WSDOT. To learn more, please watch the following video: Why WSDOT? This position will perform the following work:Assist with inspection of roadway and bridge construction.Perform a variety of job site tests, record test data, and interpret test results.Sample and test Hot Mix Asphalt, Cement Concrete, and other surfacing materials.Sample and perform aggregate tests such as sieve analysis, sand equivalent, and moisture content.Use nuclear gauge to test densities of asphalt concrete, surfacing and earthwork.Write and receive tickets for measurements of materials.Assist in staking and surveying.Visibly demonstrate your commitment to the Department's safety program.Communicate both orally and in writing, and work in a cooperative and courteous manner with the public, contractors, supervisors, and other department staff.Other duties as assigned.Please note that this is an in-training position that offers a career path and on-the-job training. This position allows you to progress through the Transportation Technician field, and achieve the goal class of a Transportation Technician 3. Candidates will be considered as a Transportation Technician 2 or Transportation Technician 3, depending on qualifications. To be considered at the Transportation Technician 2 level, an ideal candidate is required to have at least one of the following:High school diploma/GED AND two (2) years of experience performing basic technical engineering work as a Transportation Technician 1 or equivalent. An Associate's degree in Civil Engineering or related field.Completion of technical program of at least 1,200 instructional hours.To be considered at the Transportation Technician 3 level, an ideal candidate is required to have at least one of the following:Two years of experience performing semi-skilled technical engineering work as a Transportation Technician 2 or equivalent.A Bachelor's degree in Engineering.Certification as an Engineer-in-Training.A Land Surveyor's license. An ideal candidate at either level will also have:Knowledge of materials testing, construction practices, and contract administration.Knowledge of civil engineering principles, practices, and methods, with the ability to apply them.Experience in reading, drawing, and interpreting detailed engineering plans.The ability to perform and check engineering calculations.The ability to lift and carry 30 lbs. and work in an outdoor environment to include navigating uneven terrain.The ability to obtain and maintain certifications for construction materials testing.Flexibility to adjust work schedule to coincide with contractor activities including the ability to travel as needed, work nights, weekends, holidays, and perform emergency callout/standby.A valid driver's license. Note:This position is covered by a union shop provision. Therefore, as a condition of employment, you are required to become a member of the PTE, Local 17, or arrange to pay that union a representational fee. The union shop requirement shall be effective on the first day of the month following the employee's initial 30 days in this classification.  The Washington State Department of Transportation is an equal opportunity employer. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, persons of disability, persons over 40 years of age, and disabled and Vietnam era veterans are encouraged to apply. Persons with disabilities needing assistance in the application process, or those needing this job announcement in an alternative format may contact the listed recruiter.

Desktop Support Specialist at San Diego Padres

Thu, 02/08/2018 - 5:59pm
Employer: San Diego Padres Expires: 02/23/2018 Desktop Support SpecialistSan Diego, CASUMMARY:Act as second level support for technology issues affecting internal and external staff; consistently striving to promote a strong customer service image within the organization. Work with IT team to build trust and positive working relationships by providing timely support to end-user community in a courteous and professional manner. The ideal candidate is a results-oriented, relentless and effective troubleshooter with excellent technical and customer service skills.ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Provides support to Padres staff for technology related issuesAbility to provide remote support for mobile usersManages escalation of major issues to third party support personnelPerforms maintenance of hardware and software on desktops and laptopsMaintains technical proficiency on all Padres end-user computing platforms: personal computers and laptops, Windows 10, 7, Microsoft Office, internet applications, scouting system, accounting applications, CRM, and other customized applicationsAssists with large hardware and software installationsUpdates and makes changes to assigned Help Desk tickets in call management portalOversees IT hardware inventory and refresh program for corporate desktops and laptopsManages and updates documentation of standard proceduresWorks as “apprentice” to Network Administrator to continuously expand skill setServes as back-up on all Network Administration responsibilitiesMentor existing IT staffProvides assistance with IT projects as neededParticipate in day-of-game and 24/7 on-call rotation schedulesOther duties as assignedJOB REQUIREMENTS: Must meet the following minimum requirements:Minimum of a 2-year Associate’s degree or equivalent experienceExcellent general computer skills in a Microsoft Windows environmentAbility to work well with people in a support and training roleAbility to effectively diagnose and repair computer hardware and software problemsWindows Server/Exchange administration and networking a plusAbility to explain basic concepts or procedures in a clear, concise, easy-to-understand manner for a large and diverse customer base who utilize a wide variety of in-house developed and off-the-shelf applicationsPossess high degree of discretion, integrity, professionalism, and accountability for area of responsibility and related resultsMinimum physical requirements: able to travel to and gain access to various areas of the ballpark for prolonged periods of time during games and events; able to lift and transport up to 50 poundsDisplay professional image and demeanorAbility to travel as neededBilingual in English/Spanish a plus                                    Ability to work flexible hours including evenings, weekends, holidays and extended hours as neededTITLE: Desktop Support SpecialistDEPARTMENT: Information TechnologyREPORTS TO: Manager, Information TechnologySUPERVISES: N/ASTATUS: Non-Exempt/HourlyBack to All Open Jobs Please consider the job description via Padres.com. 

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

Thu, 02/08/2018 - 5:30pm
Employer: Washington State Department of Transportation Expires: 02/19/2018 The Opportunity: The Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) is seeking a talented individual to work in the Office of Equal Opportunity (OEO) as a Compliance Enforcement Specialist – Program Specialist 3 in Olympia, WA The competitive candidate for this position will have knowledge and experience with program compliance, monitoring, and enforcement of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and/or other Federal Acts. The incumbent will also be passionate about making a difference for the citizens of the state of Washington, as this position will champion diversity and equity in employment, the awarding of contracts, and with DBE contractors (Disadvantaged Business Enterprise). As part of the OEO team, you will also be involved with community engagement events that support WSDOT's DBE Programs.   At WSDOT, we honor diversity in the workplace and support one another with respect and trust. If you would like to join our team-oriented environment and enjoy a continuously changing environment, and a great deal of career stability and growth, definitely consider a career opportunity with WSDOT. To learn more, please watch the following video:   This position will perform the following work:Assist with monitoring and compliance activities in coordination and support of the external civil rights programs.Be responsible for regional programs, including but not limited to the State Minority & Women's Business Enterprise (M/WBE); Small Business Enterprise (SBE); and Veterans Business Enterprise (VBE).Assist with the federal DBE program on USDOT assisted contracts and procurements in accordance with the appropriate Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), including individual federally assisted project goal setting, good faith effort reviews, and project clearing. This may include compliance and monitoring of such issues as prompt payment, mediation of disputes regarding compliance with DBE requirements and local agencies and contractors.Creates DBE/MBE/WBE/SBE/VBE reportsResponsible for the entering and general maintenance of contracts within the electronic diversity management software system, powered by B2Gnow.Assist with developing and implementing policies and procedures in streamlining business processes, and standards for program operations.Assist with desk audits and on-site reviews, investigations, and development and implementation of recommendations or corrective action.Work in concert with DBE managers, monitor DBE and MWBE contract performance activities.Assist with community relations and outreach between diverse groups on all aspects of the DBE program by maintaining a working relationship with special interest groups, stakeholders, and public and private organizations. An ideal candidate for this position will have:Bachelor's Degree and/or two years of professional experience in business development, grant process management and contract management or related field.Exceptional communication skills, both written and verbal.Experience working with diverse, multicultural and multiethnic communities.Ability to manage large databases with a strict attention to detail.Ability to work efficiently to meet deadlines in a timely fashion.Knowledge of Federal laws and guidelines, such as Equal Employment Opportunity, Contract Compliance, Civil Rights Act of 1964, applicable Codes of Federal Compliance (CFR), and other legislation that impact WSDOT.Ability to collaborate efforts across large groups and build consensus.Ability to travel frequently with varied working business hours. Travel may include air, ferry, or automobile. On-site visits generally take place in an office setting.Valid driver's license. Note: This position is covered by a union shop provision. Therefore, as a condition of employment, candidates who are appointed are required to become members of the WFSE, or arrange to pay to that union a fee equivalent to its regular monthly dues. The union shop provision shall be effective on the first day of the month following the employee's initial 30 days in this classification.  The Washington State Department of Transportation is an equal opportunity employer. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, persons of disability, persons over 40 years of age, and disabled and Vietnam era veterans are encouraged to apply. Persons with disabilities needing assistance in the application process, or those needing this job announcement in an alternative format may call or email the recruiter.

Compliance Enforcement Specialist - Program Specialist 3 (Bilingual Spanish/English) at Washington State Department of Transportation

Thu, 02/08/2018 - 3:38pm
Employer: Washington State Department of Transportation Expires: 02/26/2018 In addition to the base salary, the selected incumbent will receive 5% assignment pay for bilingual duties.  The Opportunity:The Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) is seeking a talented individual to work in the Office of Equal Opportunity (OEO) as the Compliance Enforcement Specialist – Program Specialist 3 in Yakima, WA. The competitive candidate for this position will have knowledge and experience with program compliance and monitoring and enforcement of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and/or other Federal Acts. The incumbent will also be passionate about making a difference for the citizens of the state of Washington, as this position will champion diversity and equity in employment and the awarding of contracts, and with DBE contractors (Disadvantaged Business Enterprise). As part of the OEO team, you will also be involved with community engagement events that support WSDOT's DBE Programs. At WSDOT, we honor diversity in the workplace and support one another with respect and trust. If you would like to join our team-oriented environment and enjoy a continuously changing environment, and a great deal of career stability and growth, definitely consider a career opportunity with WSDOT. This position will perform the following work:Assist with monitoring and compliance activities in coordination and support of the external civil rights programs.Responsible for regional programs, including but not limited to the State Minority & Women's Business Enterprise (M/WBE); Small Business Enterprise (SBE); and Veterans Business Enterprise (VBE).Serves as OEO single point of contact for their respective WSDOT region.Assist with the federal DBE program on USDOT assisted contracts and procurements in accordance with the appropriate Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), including individual federally assisted project goal setting, good faith effort reviews and clearing. This may include compliance and monitoring of such issues as prompt payment, mediation of disputes regarding compliance with DBE requirements and local agencies and contractors.Assist with and conducts Commercially Useful Function (CUF) reviews. These CUF activities involve investigation, research, analysis, and development of recommendations to remedy DBE program non-compliance on regional federal-assisted projects. Responsible for the production of reports and other documentation of findings.Assist in the determination, investigation, research, and analysis of regular dealers and make recommendations regarding compliance reviews/audits on federally assisted projects involving DBE/MBE/WBE/SBE/VBE certified firms.Assist with developing and implementing policies and procedures in streamlining business processes, and standards for program operations.Assist with desk audits and on-site reviews, investigations, and development and implementation of recommendations or corrective action.Working in concert with DBE managers, monitor DBE and MWBE contract performance activities.Assist with community relations and outreach between diverse groups on all aspects of the DBE program by maintaining a working relationship with special interest groups, stakeholders, and public and private organizations. An ideal candidate for this position will have:Bachelor's Degree and/or two years of professional experience in business development, grant process management and contract management or related field.Ability to read, write, and communicate fluently in Spanish and English.Exceptional communication skills, both written and verbal.Experience working with diverse, multicultural and multiethnic communities.Ability to manage large databases with a strict attention to detail.Ability to work efficiently to meet deadlines in a timely fashion.Knowledge of Federal laws and guidelines, such as Equal Employment Opportunity, Contract Compliance, Civil Rights Act of 1964, applicable Codes of Federal Compliance (CFR), and other legislation that impact WSDOT.Ability to collaborate efforts across large groups and build consensus.Ability to travel frequently with varied working business hours. Travel may include air, ferry, or automobile. On-site visits generally take place in an office setting.Valid driver's license. Note: This position is covered by a union shop provision. Therefore, as a condition of employment, candidates who are appointed are required to become members of the WFSE, or arrange to pay to that union a fee equivalent to its regular monthly dues. The union shop provision shall be effective on the first day of the month following the employee's initial 30 days in this classification.  The Washington State Department of Transportation is an equal opportunity employer. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, persons of disability, persons over 40 years of age, and disabled and Vietnam era veterans are encouraged to apply. Persons with disabilities needing assistance in the application process, or those needing this job announcement in an alternative format may call or email the recruiter.

DIA North Carolina Hiring Event - Mission Management Career Field at Defense Intelligence Agency

Thu, 02/08/2018 - 2:18pm
Employer: Defense Intelligence Agency - Mission Management Expires: 02/27/2018 All applicants must apply through: http://www.dia.mil/careers/ CAREER FIELD DEFINITION DIA intelligence mission managers engage in management, coordination, synchronization and integration of Intelligence Community (IC)-wide intelligence requirements, resources, and activities. They strategically manage the Defense Intelligence Enterprise (DIE) by developing, interpreting, applying, implementing, and evaluating national, Department of Defense (DoD), and IC policies, strategies, and doctrines to enable effective synchronization and execution of plans and activities across the DIE, and between the DIE and the IC and foreign partners. They integrate the intelligence cycle by fulfilling customer requirements using strategies, joint operational planning, the joint targeting process, national disclosure policies, and collection management tools and techniques, while evaluating performance and managing risk, in order to optimize capabilities to achieve unity of effort. They manage intelligence capabilities by advocating for the optimal global apportionment and allocation of intelligence resources to support mission readiness, evaluating the sufficiency of intelligence functional capabilities against requirements, and planning and coordinating the innovative development of intelligence architectures, tools, and methods to support performance in all phases of the intelligence cycle.    PLEASE READ THE ENTIRE CONTENT OF THIS ANNOUNCEMENT.   CONTACT INFORMATION This announcement will close at midnight (EST) on Friday, February 23, 2018.  All applicants must apply online for this event in order to receive consideration.  If you need technical assistance with your application, please contact our support center at (202) 231-8000. WHO CAN APPLY This announcement is for external applicants (non DIA employees) only.  DIA employees on a temporary/term appointment, military, and contractor personnel are eligible to apply if qualified for the positions.  Current DIA student interns need not apply.  This is a DIA Invitation-Only Hiring Event that will take place in April 2018 in the Durham, North Carolina area.  DIA officials will be on location to interview applicants who possess the required and relevant Career Field skills and background for employment at DIA.  Applicants selected for interviews will be contacted via email in March 2018 to schedule an interview.  Specific details on the location and date of the event will be provided within the email invite. All applicants must be U.S. citizens at the time of application.  Applicants must meet the agency’s conditions of employment, to include, but not limited to, satisfactory completion of an initial special background investigation and periodic reinvestigation, completion of any required medical examination and physical requirements, completion of any required personal interviews, favorable completion of any required initial or aperiodic polygraph examinations, completion of any required drug test, satisfactory completion of a two-year Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System trial period, and completion of a civilian mobility agreement. DIA does not guarantee any applicant the extension of an official offer of employment; however, DIA will be screening all employment applicants against its current and future manpower requirements.  Selected applicants will be considered for the Agency's Hiring Pool.  DIA is an Agency with worldwide positions.  Selected candidates must be willing to relocate in support of mission requirements. CURRENT FEDERAL EMPLOYEES This position is a Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS) position in the Excepted Service under 10 U.S.C. 1601.  Selectee(s) who are current Federal employees will be appointed to the new position at the grade in which they qualify for.  Those at a higher grade than the advertised position, will be asked to accept a voluntary change to the lower grade if selected. All current and prior Federal employees must also submit a copy of their SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action that documents their appointment to or promotion to the highest grade held.  Consideration for future advancement opportunities will be through DIA’s established promotion processes, according to established timeframes, advancement criteria and compensation parameters. POSITION SUMMARY DIA is currently recruiting for entry-level positions in the Mission Management Career Field at multiple locations. MISSION MANAGEMENT (MM) The Mission Management Career Field represents DIA’s ability to synchronize and assess the entire intelligence cycle.  Officers in this career field are the critical link in the combatant commands (CCMDs) between warfighters, planners and defense intelligence analysts.  As trusted advisors to senior government officials and flag officers, they coordinate and integrate diverse intelligence operations from the tactical-theater level to the national-strategic level across the following career specialties: collection management, information sharing, intelligence operations management, joint capability development and intelligence support to acquisition, joint intelligence planning, joint target intelligence, and policy and strategy.  Career Specialties in this field consist of the following: Collection Management:  Defeat foreign denial and deception!  Collection Management officers optimize collection resources by building relationships to understand customer intelligence needs and gaps, researching existing requirements, and then developing or updating and plans to task Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) resources. DIA offers Collection Managers an accredited certification program. Information Sharing:  Represent DIA to allies and foreign partners!  Information Sharing officers plan and coordinate foreign military intelligence cooperation and engagements.  They manage international intelligence arrangements and execute intelligence sharing conferences and relationship development activities with partner nations. They also provide foreign disclosure support for sharing of intelligence with foreign partners.  DIA offers Information Sharing employees an accredited certification program. Intelligence Operations Management:  Drive daily intelligence operations!  Intelligence Operations Management officers manage joint multi-discipline intelligence requirements, resources and operations throughout the intelligence cycle to support the joint warfighter and national policy makers. Joint Capability Development and Intelligence Support to Acquisition:  Define the future intelligence architecture!  Officers in the Joint Capability Development/Intelligence Support to Acquisition specialty advocate for future Department of Defense Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) capability requirements through the Joint Capabilities Integration and Development System (JCIDS).  Joint Intelligence Planning:  Mastermind intelligence plans for warfighters!  Joint Intelligence Planning officers orchestrate the Intelligence Planning process at commands and organizations.  They integrate all available intelligence capabilities and resources in support of the Department of Defense’s military planning process, and assess risks to intelligence support.  DIA offers Joint Intelligence Planners an accredited certification program. Policy and Strategy:  Be a strategic change agent!  Policy and Strategy officers advise organization leaders on national, Department of Defense, Director of National Intelligence, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and combatant command policies and strategies.  They also develop and advise on Department of Defense and agency long-range institutional plans to enable the agency to achieve its goals. Joint Target Intelligence:  Strike a blow for freedom!  Joint Target Intelligence (JTI) officers establish policy governing JTI intelligence standards and procedures.  They advise joint force targeting and fires operations to determine appropriate guidance and targeting priorities.  They develop targets and engagement strategies and assess the results of the engagements. Positions include - Intelligence Officer (Occupational Series 0132) Intelligence Officer (Collection Management Specialist) (Occupational Series 0132) Intelligence Officer (Foreign Disclosure) (Occupational Series 0132) Intelligence Officer (Liaison) (Occupational Series 0132) Intelligence Officer (Military Capabilities) (Occupational Series 0132) Intelligence Officer (Watch) (Occupational Series 0132) Intelligence Officer (Future/Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance) (Occupational Series 0132) Intelligence Officer (Joint Capabilities) (Occupational Series 0132) Intelligence Officer (Intelligence Planning) (Occupational Series 0132) Intelligence Officer (Targeting) (Occupational Series 0132) Intelligence Officer (Policy) (Occupational Series 0132) APPLICATIONS RECEIVED UNCLASSIFIED applications must be received by MIDNIGHT (Eastern Standard Time) on the closing date of the announcement.  DO NOT SUBMIT CLASSIFIED INFORMATION WITHIN YOUR ONLINE APPLICATION.  All qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of the announcement. EVALUATION DIA will evaluate your online application to ensure it demonstrates the knowledge, skills, abilities, work experience, and any mandatory education, certification, and/or license requirements, to successfully perform the duties of the advertised position.  Failure to provide clear examples of claimed experience will preclude further consideration of your application.  Attached résumés will not be reviewed or considered; therefore, all applicable work experience must be entered into the work experience section of the online application.  Applicants must have direct applicable experience that demonstrates the possession of the knowledge, skills, abilities and competencies necessary for immediate success in the position.  Qualifying experience may have been acquired in any public or private sector job, but will clearly demonstrate past experience in the application of the particular competencies/knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to successfully perform the duties of the position at the advertised grade.  Such experience is typically in or directly related to the work of the position to be filled. VETERAN’S PREFERENCE DIA applies Veterans’ Preference to preference eligible candidates as defined by Section 2108 of Title 5 USC, in accordance with the procedures provided in DoD Instruction 1400.25, Volume 2005, “DCIPS Employment and Placement.”  If you are a veteran claiming veterans' preference, as defined by section 2108 of Title 5 U.S.C., you must submit documents verifying your eligibility with your on line application package. FOREIGN AREA TOURS OF DUTY ELIGIBILITY Applicants applying to a foreign area opportunity and who are currently assigned to a foreign area are ineligible for consideration if selection will cause them to exceed the time limitation for foreign area service (5 consecutive years) or, conversely the employee will not satisfactorily complete their period of obligated service within 6 months of the closing date of this announcement.  More than one permanent change of station move within a 12-month period is not considered to be in the interest of the government for the purposes of relocation at Government expense.  DUTY AT OTHER LOCATIONS May be required to perform duty at other operating locations. DEPLOYMENT/MOBILITY STATEMENT All DIA employees are subject to world-wide deployment to crisis situations and are subject to geographic relocation in accordance with agency guidelines. SHIFT WORK Availability for shift work, extended hours, and travel may be required. RELOCATION COST Relocation expenses in connection with a permanent change of station may be authorized in accordance with the Joint Travel Regulations and at agency discretion. DIA IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER DIA employees and applicants for employment are protected by federal laws, from discrimination on the bases of race, religion, color, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), parental status, national origin, age, disability, family medical history or genetic information, political affiliation, military service, or other non-merit based factors. Employees and applicants are also protected against retaliation. Consistent with federal laws, acts of retaliation against an employee who engages in a protected activity, whistle blowing, or the exercise of any appeal or grievance right provided by law, will not be tolerated. REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION The United States Government forbids discrimination regarding any aspect of employment, including hiring, firing, pay, job assignment, promotions, training, fringe benefits, layoff, and any other term or condition of employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, retaliation, parental status, military status, or other non-merit factors.  DIA provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities, as appropriate.  Please contact our Human Resources Operations Center (HROC) at 202-231-4762 or DSN 428-4762 if you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process.  This announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies during the next six months. TELEWORK Some positions in DIA may be eligible for unclassified telework and/or secure telework.  The telework option allows an employee to perform the duties of his or her position from an approved worksite other than the "official" worksite. DIRECT DEPOSIT All DIA employees must participate in the DoD Direct Deposit/Electronic Fund Transfer of Pay (DD/EFT) Program, with net pay deposited directly into the employee’s account of choice at his/her designated financial institution. NATIONAL SECURITY EDUCATION PROGRAM SERVICE REQUIREMENTS (NSEP) Positions within the agency generally satisfy NSEP service requirements for David L. Boren scholars and fellows.  Contact the National Security Board for further details on service requirements http://www.nsepnet.org ADDITIONAL INFORMATION In compliance with the REAL ID Act of 2005, driver's licenses and identification cards issued by the following jurisdictions cannot be used as valid identification if selected for an interview and/or actual position: Alaska, Am. Samoa, Arizona, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, N. Marianas, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Montana, New Jersey, New York, Oklahoma, and Washington. Driver's licenses and photographic identification cards from jurisdictions not listed above will be accepted.  Other acceptable forms of identification include: U.S. & Foreign Passports, U.S. Military IDs, Military and DoD Common Access Cards (CAC), Personal Identity Verification (PIV) Cards, U.S. Federal Government IDs & Credentials, and U.S. Congressional IDs.  All employees are required to sign an agreement not to disclose, in any fashion, classified information to unauthorized persons.  An agreement is also required to authorize agency pre-publication review of certain material prior to disclosure during and after employment with DIA.

DIA North Carolina Hiring Event - Science & Technology Career Field / Techincal Operations at Defense Intelligence Agency

Thu, 02/08/2018 - 2:03pm
Employer: Defense Intelligence Agency - Science and Technology Expires: 02/27/2018 All applicants must apply through: http://www.dia.mil/careers/ CAREER FIELD DEFINITION Officers in this Career Field apply scientific methods and technical tradecraft across the full range of intelligence requirements. They support and conduct technical collection including collection planning, execution, exploitation, research and development, processing, reporting, and the development of tradecraft, tactics, techniques, and procedures. Officers conduct technical exploitation including exploitation of organically and externally collected materials, as well as exploitation of existing data for novel or innovative uses and undiscovered signatures. Officers are expected to have a broad understanding of the totality of the career field and a deep expertise in their specialty. They are expected to collaborate across the intelligence community on tradecraft and within the Science and Technology (S&T) community of National Labs, Industry, and Academia on technical collection and exploitation systems and methods.   PLEASE READ THE ENTIRE CONTENT OF THIS ANNOUNCEMENT.   CONTACT INFORMATION This announcement will close at midnight (EST) on Friday, February 23, 2018.  All applicants must apply online for this event in order to receive consideration.  If you need technical assistance with your application, please contact our support center at (202) 231-8000. WHO CAN APPLY This announcement is for external applicants (non DIA employees) only.  DIA employees on a temporary/term appointment, military, and contractor personnel are eligible to apply if qualified for the positions.  Current DIA student interns need not apply.  This is a DIA Invitation-Only Hiring Event that will take place in April 2018 in the Durham, North Carolina area.  DIA officials will be on location to interview applicants who possess the required and relevant Career Field skills and background for employment at DIA.  Applicants selected for interviews will be contacted via email in March 2018 to schedule an interview.  Specific details on the location and date of the event will be provided within the email invite. All applicants must be U.S. citizens at the time of application.  Applicants must meet the agency’s conditions of employment, to include, but not limited to, satisfactory completion of an initial special background investigation and periodic reinvestigation, completion of any required medical examination and physical requirements, completion of any required personal interviews, favorable completion of any required initial or aperiodic polygraph examinations, completion of any required drug test, satisfactory completion of a two-year Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System trial period, and completion of a civilian mobility agreement. DIA does not guarantee any applicant the extension of an official offer of employment; however, DIA will be screening all employment applicants against its current and future manpower requirements.  Selected applicants will be considered for the Agency's Hiring Pool.  DIA is an Agency with worldwide positions.  Selected candidates must be willing to relocate in support of mission requirements. CURRENT FEDERAL EMPLOYEES This position is a Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS) position in the Excepted Service under 10 U.S.C. 1601.  Selectee(s) who are current Federal employees will be appointed to the new position at the grade in which they qualify for.  Those at a higher grade than the advertised position, will be asked to accept a voluntary change to the lower grade if selected. All current and prior Federal employees must also submit a copy of their SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action that documents their appointment to or promotion to the highest grade held.  Consideration for future advancement opportunities will be through DIA’s established promotion processes, according to established timeframes, advancement criteria and compensation parameters. POSITION SUMMARY DIA is currently recruiting for entry-level positions in the Science & Technology (S&T) Career Field / Technical Operations Career Specialty at multiple locations. Science & Technology (S&T) Career Field Officers in this Career Field apply scientific methods, engineering skills, and technical tradecraft across the full range of intelligence operations. Some of the functional areas that scientific research and engineering are applied to include but are not limited to: digital/video/linguistic forensics, special communications development, space/terrestrial/maritime situational awareness, chemical and nuclear detection and Life Sciences.  Life Sciences include human DNA, latent prints, microbiology, and biology. They globally support and conduct technical collection and exploitation operations including collection planning, execution, exploitation, processing, prototyping, reporting and the development of tradecraft, tactics, techniques, and procedures. Officers are expected to have a broad understanding of the totality of the Career Field and a deep expertise in their specialty. They are expected to collaborate across the intelligence community on tradecraft and within the S&T community of National Labs, Industry, and Academia on the design and engineering of technical collection and exploitation systems and methods. Technical Operations Career Specialty Conducts controlled technical operations and applies specialized knowledge and expertise in technical collection systems technologies. Uses systems engineering and project management approaches to evaluate systemic efficiency. Collaborates with laboratories on emerging technologies to identify methods of assessment and evaluation. Evaluates existing technical equipment and methods to identify creative solutions. Employs technical expertise and knowledge in Counterintelligence (CI) and Human Intelligence (HUMINT) tradecraft and uses specialized CI and HUMINT devices and systems in the field. Manages specialized technical operational information systems. Positions include - Intelligence Series (Occupational Series 0132) Physicist* (Occupational Series 1310) Chemistry Series* (Occupational Series 1320) General Engineering Series* (Occupational Series 0801) Nuclear Engineering* (Occupational Series 0840) Electrical Engineering* (Occupational Series 0850) Mechanical Engineering* (Occupational Series 0830) Aerospace Engineering Series* (Occupational Series 0861) Computer Engineering* (Occupational Series 0854) POSITION REQUIREMENTS The positions listed above identified with an asterisk must meet a positive education requirement as identified by the Office of Personnel Management (OPM).  General information can be found on OPM's website at www.OPM.gov. APPLICATIONS RECEIVED UNCLASSIFIED applications must be received by MIDNIGHT (Eastern Standard Time) on the closing date of the announcement.  DO NOT SUBMIT CLASSIFIED INFORMATION WITHIN YOUR ONLINE APPLICATION.  All qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of the announcement. EVALUATION DIA will evaluate your online application to ensure it demonstrates the knowledge, skills, abilities, work experience, and any mandatory education, certification, and/or license requirements, to successfully perform the duties of the advertised position.  Failure to provide clear examples of claimed experience will preclude further consideration of your application.  Attached résumés will not be reviewed or considered; therefore, all applicable work experience must be entered into the work experience section of the online application.  Applicants must have direct applicable experience that demonstrates the possession of the knowledge, skills, abilities and competencies necessary for immediate success in the position.  Qualifying experience may have been acquired in any public or private sector job, but will clearly demonstrate past experience in the application of the particular competencies/knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to successfully perform the duties of the position at the advertised grade.  Such experience is typically in or directly related to the work of the position to be filled. VETERAN’S PREFERENCE DIA applies Veterans’ Preference to preference eligible candidates as defined by Section 2108 of Title 5 USC, in accordance with the procedures provided in DoD Instruction 1400.25, Volume 2005, “DCIPS Employment and Placement.”  If you are a veteran claiming veterans' preference, as defined by section 2108 of Title 5 U.S.C., you must submit documents verifying your eligibility with your on line application package. FOREIGN AREA TOURS OF DUTY ELIGIBILITY Applicants applying to a foreign area opportunity and who are currently assigned to a foreign area are ineligible for consideration if selection will cause them to exceed the time limitation for foreign area service (5 consecutive years) or, conversely the employee will not satisfactorily complete their period of obligated service within 6 months of the closing date of this announcement.  More than one permanent change of station move within a 12-month period is not considered to be in the interest of the government for the purposes of relocation at Government expense.  DUTY AT OTHER LOCATIONS May be required to perform duty at other operating locations. DEPLOYMENT/MOBILITY STATEMENT All DIA employees are subject to world-wide deployment to crisis situations and are subject to geographic relocation in accordance with agency guidelines. SHIFT WORK Availability for shift work, extended hours, and travel may be required. RELOCATION COST Relocation expenses in connection with a permanent change of station may be authorized in accordance with the Joint Travel Regulations and at agency discretion. DIA IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER DIA employees and applicants for employment are protected by federal laws, from discrimination on the bases of race, religion, color, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), parental status, national origin, age, disability, family medical history or genetic information, political affiliation, military service, or other non-merit based factors. Employees and applicants are also protected against retaliation. Consistent with federal laws, acts of retaliation against an employee who engages in a protected activity, whistle blowing, or the exercise of any appeal or grievance right provided by law, will not be tolerated. REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION The United States Government forbids discrimination regarding any aspect of employment, including hiring, firing, pay, job assignment, promotions, training, fringe benefits, layoff, and any other term or condition of employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, retaliation, parental status, military status, or other non-merit factors.  DIA provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities, as appropriate.  Please contact our Human Resources Operations Center (HROC) at 202-231-4762 or DSN 428-4762 if you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process.  This announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies during the next six months. TELEWORK Some positions in DIA may be eligible for unclassified telework and/or secure telework.  The telework option allows an employee to perform the duties of his or her position from an approved worksite other than the "official" worksite. DIRECT DEPOSIT All DIA employees must participate in the DoD Direct Deposit/Electronic Fund Transfer of Pay (DD/EFT) Program, with net pay deposited directly into the employee’s account of choice at his/her designated financial institution. NATIONAL SECURITY EDUCATION PROGRAM SERVICE REQUIREMENTS (NSEP) Positions within the agency generally satisfy NSEP service requirements for David L. Boren scholars and fellows.  Contact the National Security Board for further details on service requirements - https://www.nsepnet.org ADDITIONAL INFORMATION In compliance with the REAL ID Act of 2005, driver's licenses and identification cards issued by the following jurisdictions cannot be used as valid identification if selected for an interview and/or actual position: Alaska, Am. Samoa, Arizona, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, N. Marianas, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Montana, New Jersey, New York, Oklahoma, and Washington. Driver's licenses and photographic identification cards from jurisdictions not listed above will be accepted.  Other acceptable forms of identification include: U.S. & Foreign Passports, U.S. Military IDs, Military and DoD Common Access Cards (CAC), Personal Identity Verification (PIV) Cards, U.S. Federal Government IDs & Credentials, and U.S. Congressional IDs.  All employees are required to sign an agreement not to disclose, in any fashion, classified information to unauthorized persons.  An agreement is also required to authorize agency pre-publication review of certain material prior to disclosure during and after employment with DIA.

DIA North Carolina Hiring Event - Security Career Field/ Operations Support Specialist at Defense Intelligence Agency

Thu, 02/08/2018 - 1:51pm
Employer: Defense Intelligence Agency - Security Expires: 02/27/2018 All applicants must apply through: http://www.dia.mil/careers/  CAREER FIELD DEFINITION Officers in this Career Field perform a variety of security, countermeasure, investigative, and law enforcement services to protect and safeguard DIA Officers, property, operations, and classified and sensitive information. Services include the management of an insider threat program, including detection and mitigation activities. Provide multidisciplinary security activities - physical, technical, information, industrial, and personnel security. Perform adjudication and due process for personnel clearances for DIA.  Responsible for resolving difficult personnel security concerns. Adjudicates investigative information for Top Secret (TS)/Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI) eligibility, applying appropriate adjudicative guidelines covering derogatory information that requires extensive experience and personal non-biased judgment. Perform force protection activities - Police Force operations: canine services, Hazardous Materials (HAZMAT) activities, anti-terrorism assessments, special reactionary forces, and global specialized protective operations. Manage DoD’s and DIA’s SCI facilities, including tempest countermeasure review, comprehensive security inspections and accreditations. Perform Special Security Officer (SSO) services and the security management of DIA’s special access programs. Conduct security violation, criminal, and other law enforcement investigations and inquiries. Develop, advise, and implement SCI policies for the DoD and DIA, including providing SCI certification training to the DoD SSO workforce, and manage the Defense Special Security System (DS3). Perform DoD Diplomatic Security activities (i.e., security, force protection, and threat/vulnerability/risk assessments) in support of DoD elements under the Chiefs of Mission. Promote efficiency in the creation, classification, safeguarding, handling, use and declassification of information.  Perform credibility assessment function to include operational and instructional activities.  CAREER SPECIALITY DEFINITION Performs law enforcement and force protection activities as part of an organized and uniformed police force. Engages in various protective functions to include providing canine services, hazardous materials response activities, antiterrorism assessments, protective security details, and special response teams. PLEASE READ THE ENTIRE CONTENT OF THIS ANNOUNCEMENT. CONTACT INFORMATION This announcement will close at midnight (EST) on Friday, February 23, 2018.  All applicants must apply online for this event in order to receive consideration.  If you need technical assistance with your application, please contact our support center at (202) 231-8000. WHO CAN APPLY This announcement is for external applicants (non DIA employees) only.  DIA employees on a temporary/term appointment, military, and contractor personnel are eligible to apply if qualified for the positions.  Current DIA student interns need not apply.  This is a DIA Invitation-Only Hiring Event that will take place in April 2018 in the Durham, North Carolina area.  DIA officials will be on location to interview applicants who possess the required and relevant Career Field skills and background for employment at DIA.  Applicants selected for interviews will be contacted via email in March 2018 to schedule an interview.  Specific details on the location and date of the event will be provided within the email invite. All applicants must be U.S. citizens at the time of application.  Applicants must meet the agency’s conditions of employment, to include, but not limited to, satisfactory completion of an initial special background investigation and periodic reinvestigation, completion of any required medical examination and physical requirements, completion of any required personal interviews, favorable completion of any required initial or aperiodic polygraph examinations, completion of any required drug test, satisfactory completion of a two-year Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System trial period, and completion of a civilian mobility agreement. DIA does not guarantee any applicant the extension of an official offer of employment; however, DIA will be screening all employment applicants against its current and future manpower requirements. Selected applicants will be considered for the Agency's Hiring Pool.  DIA is an Agency with worldwide positions.  Selected candidates must be willing to relocate in support of mission requirements. CURRENT FEDERAL EMPLOYEES This position is a Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS) position in the Excepted Service under 10 U.S.C. 1601.  Selectee(s) who are current Federal employees will be appointed to the new position at the grade in which they qualify for.  Those at a higher grade than the advertised position, will be asked to accept a voluntary change to the lower grade if selected. All current and prior Federal employees must also submit a copy of their SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action that documents their appointment to or promotion to the highest grade held.  Consideration for future advancement opportunities will be through DIA’s established promotion processes, according to established timeframes, advancement criteria and compensation parameters. POSITION SUMMARY DIA is currently recruiting for Operations Support Specialist positions in the Security Career Field at multiple locations. SECURITY CAREER FIELD Officers in this Career Field perform a variety of security, countermeasure, investigative, and law enforcement services to protect and safeguard Defense Intelligence Agency employees, property, operations, and information. Services include the management of an insider threat program, including detection and mitigation activities.  Provide multidisciplinary security activities - physical, technical, information, industrial, and personnel security.  Perform adjudication and due process for personnel clearances for the Defense Intelligence Agency and select Department of Defense elements.  Perform force protection activities - Police Force operations: canine services, hazardous material activities, anti-terrorism assessments, protective security details, special reactionary forces, and global specialized protective operations.  Manage the Department of Defense’s and Defense Intelligence Agency’s special compartmented information facilities, including inspections and accreditations.  Perform Special Security Officer services and the security management of the Defense Intelligence Agency’s special access programs.  Conduct security violation, criminal and other law enforcement investigations and inquiries. Develop, advise, and implement sensitive compartmented information policies for the Department of Defense and Defense Intelligence Agency, including providing sensitive compartmented Information certification training to the Department of Defense Special Security Officer workforce, and manage the Defense Special Security System.  Perform Department of Defense Diplomatic Security activities (i.e., security, force protection, and threat/vulnerability/risk assessments) in support of Department of Defense elements under the Chiefs of Mission.   POSITION SUMMARY Serves as an Operations Support Specialist in the Operations Support Team (OST) supporting the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) Forward Element, Afghanistan (DFE-A).  Responsible for executing the daily conduct of ground transportation and security missions for the safe and effective movement of agency and other personnel, equipment and cargo throughout the area of responsibility.  The incumbent plans, prepares and completes daily OST ground transportation missions in accordance with established DIA and theatre policies and procedures. POSITION DUTIES Individual may be non-competitively converted to a permanent position. This position deploys Worldwide and is not to exceed 13 months unless operational needs warrant a possible extension.  When not deployed, this position is located in Washington, DC and is with the Mission Services(MS), the Office of Security (SEC).  This position is responsible for performing the following duties: - Assists with planning, coordinating, and preparing daily OST ground transportation missions in accordance with established policies and Agency tactics, techniques, and procedures (TTPs). - In accordance with TTPs, serves as vehicle driver or right seat security/assistant driver in the execution of daily OST ground transportation missions.  Responsible for the preparation and orientation (pre-brief) of each passenger prior to departure concerning all passenger responsibilities, emergency situations, vehicle conditions/dynamics, equipment requirements, communications, weapons safety and use of force, force protection, routes/route condition, threat level and latest intelligence. - Maintains proficiency on all required weapons, communication, medical/first aid, equipment and TTPs. - Operates and maintains all vehicles IAW DIA and DISO-A J4 standards.  Immediately informs the OST Team Lead and/or Defense Intelligence Support Office-Afghanistan J4 of changes in vehicle condition or performance, required maintenance or repair. - Upon daily mission completion, provides verbal/written After Action report (AAR) to the OST Team Lead for situational awareness, operational continuity and lessons learned. - Performs other duties as assigned. Positions include - Operations Support Specialist (Occupational Series 0301) POSITION REQUIREMENTS All applicants must be successful complete medical and psychological screening and physical fitness evaluation.  If selected, applicant must complete all aspects of the Global Security Branch (GSB) pre-deployment and sustainment training and maintain deployable status. APPLICATIONS RECEIVED UNCLASSIFIED applications must be received by MIDNIGHT (Eastern Standard Time) on the closing date of the announcement.  DO NOT SUBMIT CLASSIFIED INFORMATION WITHIN YOUR ONLINE APPLICATION.  All qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of the announcement. EVALUATION DIA will evaluate your online application to ensure it demonstrates the knowledge, skills, abilities, work experience, and any mandatory education, certification, and/or license requirements, to successfully perform the duties of the advertised position.  Failure to provide clear examples of claimed experience will preclude further consideration of your application.  Attached résumés will not be reviewed or considered; therefore, all applicable work experience must be entered into the work experience section of the online application.  Applicants must have direct applicable experience that demonstrates the possession of the knowledge, skills, abilities and competencies necessary for immediate success in the position.  Qualifying experience may have been acquired in any public or private sector job, but will clearly demonstrate past experience in the application of the particular competencies/knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to successfully perform the duties of the position at the advertised grade.  Such experience is typically in or directly related to the work of the position to be filled. VETERAN’S PREFERENCE DIA applies Veterans’ Preference to preference eligible candidates as defined by Section 2108 of Title 5 USC, in accordance with the procedures provided in DoD Instruction 1400.25, Volume 2005, “DCIPS Employment and Placement.”  If you are a veteran claiming veterans' preference, as defined by section 2108 of Title 5 U.S.C., you must submit documents verifying your eligibility with your on line application package. FOREIGN AREA TOURS OF DUTY ELIGIBILITY Applicants applying to a foreign area opportunity and who are currently assigned to a foreign area are ineligible for consideration if selection will cause them to exceed the time limitation for foreign area service (5 consecutive years) or, conversely the employee will not satisfactorily complete their period of obligated service within 6 months of the closing date of this announcement.  More than one permanent change of station move within a 12-month period is not considered to be in the interest of the government for the purposes of relocation at Government expense.  DUTY AT OTHER LOCATIONS May be required to perform duty at other operating locations. DEPLOYMENT/MOBILITY STATEMENT All DIA employees are subject to world-wide deployment to crisis situations and are subject to geographic relocation in accordance with agency guidelines. SHIFT WORK Availability for shift work, extended hours, and travel may be required. RELOCATION COST Relocation expenses in connection with a permanent change of station may be authorized in accordance with the Joint Travel Regulations and at agency discretion. DIA IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER DIA employees and applicants for employment are protected by federal laws, from discrimination on the bases of race, religion, color, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), parental status, national origin, age, disability, family medical history or genetic information, political affiliation, military service, or other non-merit based factors. Employees and applicants are also protected against retaliation. Consistent with federal laws, acts of retaliation against an employee who engages in a protected activity, whistle blowing, or the exercise of any appeal or grievance right provided by law, will not be tolerated. REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION The United States Government forbids discrimination regarding any aspect of employment, including hiring, firing, pay, job assignment, promotions, training, fringe benefits, layoff, and any other term or condition of employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, retaliation, parental status, military status, or other non-merit factors.  DIA provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities, as appropriate.  Please contact our Human Resources Operations Center (HROC) at 202-231-4762 or DSN 428-4762 if you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process.  This announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies during the next six months. TELEWORK Some positions in DIA may be eligible for unclassified telework and/or secure telework.  The telework option allows an employee to perform the duties of his or her position from an approved worksite other than the "official" worksite. DIRECT DEPOSIT All DIA employees must participate in the DoD Direct Deposit/Electronic Fund Transfer of Pay (DD/EFT) Program, with net pay deposited directly into the employee’s account of choice at his/her designated financial institution. NATIONAL SECURITY EDUCATION PROGRAM SERVICE REQUIREMENTS (NSEP) Positions within the agency generally satisfy NSEP service requirements for David L. Boren scholars and fellows.  Contact the National Security Board for further details on service requirements - https://www.nsepnet.org/ ADDITIONAL INFORMATION In compliance with the REAL ID Act of 2005, driver's licenses and identification cards issued by the following jurisdictions cannot be used as valid identification if selected for an interview and/or actual position: Alaska, Am. Samoa, Arizona, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, N. Marianas, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Montana, New Jersey, New York, Oklahoma, and Washington. Driver's licenses and photographic identification cards from jurisdictions not listed above will be accepted.  Other acceptable forms of identification include: U.S. & Foreign Passports, U.S. Military IDs, Military and DoD Common Access Cards (CAC), Personal Identity Verification (PIV) Cards, U.S. Federal Government IDs & Credentials, and U.S. Congressional IDs.  All employees are required to sign an agreement not to disclose, in any fashion, classified information to unauthorized persons.  An agreement is also required to authorize agency pre-publication review of certain material prior to disclosure during and after employment with DIA.

Graphics Designer 1EF01 at Alachua County Board of County Commissioners

Wed, 02/07/2018 - 12:45pm
Employer: Alachua County Board of County Commissioners Expires: 02/21/2018 SALARY: $36,369.22 - $55,786.85 AnnuallyBachelor's degree in graphic design or closely related field; or any equivalent combination of related training and education. Successful completion of a criminal history background investigation is required prior to employment. Evening and weekend work hours may be required. Position SummaryThis is a responsible professional position designing publicity and promotional materials for the Alachua County Library District.An employee assigned to this classification designs, composes and oversees the production of promotional, informational and publicity materials presented to the public through various communications channels, including both print and non-print media. These materials may include (but are not limited to) brochures, flyers, posters, newsletters, advertisements, public service announcements, and displays.Work is performed under the direction of a higher level supervisor and is reviewed through conferences, reports, and observation of results obtained.  Examples of Duties ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS  Develops the layout and production design of magazines, posters, brochures, corporate reports and other publications by hand and with the aid of a computer. Produces promotional displays and marketing brochures and develops material for the Library District's web page, interactive media websites and multimedia projects. Works with printers and other outside agencies in planning and reproducing brochures, book lists, flyer's, etc.Designs and creates library displays.Operates Library District graphics related equipment to produce print materials. Takes photographs at library events and edits them with software for on-line and print publication. Uploads digital images to various websites to promote the library and its services and programs. Ensure patron compliance of all policies and procedures through effective communication and enforcement.NOTE: These examples are intended only as illustrations of the various kinds of work performed in positions allocated to this class. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIESKnowledge of desktop publishing software, graphics or photo imaging software and video editing and audio software. Skill in the use of a wide range of graphics, photo editing and layout software.Skill in creating print-ready copy and mechanical artwork for printing.Ability to operate, maintain and make minor repairs to printing, laminating, paper folding and cutting equipment.Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, supervision, outside vendors/media contacts and the general public.Ability to effectively express ideas, both in written and verbal communications.Ability to effectively prioritize and organize work and projects.Ability to effectively describe and explain information and instructions to and from others.PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The 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, talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to reach and be mobile.The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, and the ability to adjust focus associated with the constant use of printed matter and computer monitors.WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.

Professor Network Engineering Technology at Valencia College

Wed, 02/07/2018 - 10:41am
Employer: Valencia College Expires: 02/22/2018 Valencia College is seeking a Professor Network Engineering Technology to join our dedicated, passionate faculty team as a full-time tenure-track appointment beginning fall 2018.We’re not just any college. And you‘re just not any employee. You’re someone who is passionate about improving the lives of our students, our team, our community and, ultimately, our world. If you want to play a role in shaping the future of students at one of the largest community colleges in Florida, recognized as one of “The Great Colleges to Work For” by The Chronicle of Higher Education, and the inaugural winner of the Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence, take the first steps by completing and submitting an online application for this position. For Professor Network Engineering Technology position, please apply directly at: https://valenciacollege.csod.com/ats/careersite/JobDetails.aspx?id=5409&source=handshake  Degree Requirement: Master's degree or higher conferred from a regionally accredited institution in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, or related fields by your official start date OR a Master’s degree plus 18 graduate hours in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, or related fields by the official start date, August 2018. Salary: Full Time Faculty positions are compensated based on the Full Time Faculty Salary Schedule: http://valenciacollege.edu/hr/documents/Valencia-Salary-Schedule-17-18.pdf Work Hours: Teaching assignments may include day, night, or weekend classes.Location: Orlando, FL 32811 - West Campus (1) Valencia College has campuses conveniently located throughout Central Florida that are accessible by local freeways, expressways and surface streets. But the convenient commute is just part of the appeal. As one of the fastest growing cities in America, Orlando offers just the right mix of laid-back Florida lifestyle and the amenities of a big city, making it a great place to live and work.Closing date: Wednesday, February 21, 2018 at 7:00pm ESTFor consideration, the following is required for all applicants including current Valencia employees: Cover letter and resumeCompleted on-line employment application Include all applicable experience related to the position as it could affect compensationLearning-centered statementUnofficial transcripts (degree must be conferred by the time of hire). Be prepared to bring sealed official transcripts if selected for an interview. It is the applicant's responsibility to have any foreign transcripts evaluated prior to submission through an authorized evaluation service such as World Education Services. Letters of reference10-month, Tenure-TrackTen-month, tenure-track professors are, in addition to teaching in discipline, responsible for curriculum development, selection of discipline resources, assists in the development and evaluation of faculty and participates in college governance activities. As a 10-month, tenure track faculty member, you will be on a continuing contract to teach 5 courses, maintain 10 office hours, and 10 college service hours that may include, but not limited to serving on committees and work teams, research and special projects. Valencia’s tenure-track professors must successfully complete a five-year tenure earning process for continued employment EOE M/F/Vets/Disabled

Graduate Transportation Associate at Tennessee Department of Transportation

Wed, 02/07/2018 - 8:51am
Employer: Tennessee Department of Transportation Expires: 02/27/2018 TDOT’s Graduate Transportation Associate (GTA) Program is a highly competitive, professional development sequence that allows entry-level civil engineers to gain hands-on experience in the areas of maintenance, construction, design, and project management.TDOT partners with Spark: Lipscomb University’s Idea Center, where GTAs enhance leadership and team-building skills, learn how they impact company performance, and uncover ways to implement important business strategies.After a one-year probationary period, those who successfully complete the GTA program will flex into a higher level job class and receive a salary increase. Several former GTAs have gone on to assume senior leadership positions with TDOT.We are currently accepting applications to several GTA positions located across the state of Tennessee. To learn more and apply, visit: https://www.tn.gov/tdot/human-resources-home/graduate-transportation-associate-program.html

Attorney I at Buncombe County Health and Human Services

Tue, 02/06/2018 - 11:00am
Employer: Buncombe County Health and Human Services Expires: 02/20/2018 The primary purpose of this position is to provide a limited scope of legal services in support of the Health and Human Services Social Work Division mission of preventing abuse, neglect and exploitation of vulnerable citizens of Buncombe County.  (#1186)ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE POSITION: Prepare for and conduct routine courtroom and administrative litigation, negotiate settlements, prepare legal opinions on rules and operation of the Social Work Division.  Support higher level attorneys in specific aspects of casework.Prepare for and conduct routine appellate litigation. DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES: Prepare cases for hearing: develop a case strategy, perform research to prepare for litigation, interview witnesses and conduct litigation. Review and research relevant case law, statutes, regulations, and policies to support legal decisions.  Answer routine inquiries and provide legal advice to social work staff. Prepare legal documents such as petitions, motions, and court orders.Oversee the drafting of legal documents by department Paralegals and paraprofessionals.  Perform related work and special projects associated with agency priorities as needed. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS and ABILITIES: Considerable knowledge of case, statutory, regulatory, and common law pertaining to social services, with emphasis on child and adult protective services. Considerable knowledge of the judicial and quasi-judicial procedures, rules of civil procedure, and the rules of evidence. Considerable knowledge of the functions and powers of the Health and Human Services Board.General knowledge of County government structures and operations.Skill in preparing and presenting court cases.Ability to interpret and apply constitutional provisions, statues, administrative regulations, court decisions and other precedents.Ability to analyze facts, evidence, and legal instruments.  Ability to communicate effectively with citizens, employees, and County officials both orally and in writing.Ability to express conclusions and arguments clearly and logically in oral and written form.  Communicate clearly and effectively both orally and in writing.Maintain knowledge of the agency organizational rules, policies, procedures, services and mission.Plan, prioritize, and organize work effectively to produce quality work with measurable results and within identified deadlines.Interact with other employees, customers and partners with professionalism and cultural competency.Work effectively and efficiently as a team contributor including interacting, communicating and coordinating work efforts with other employees and organizations to accomplish a common task.Understand the necessity to efficiently and effectively interact, communicate and coordinate work efforts with other employees and organizations in an effective manner to accomplish common task. Function in highly stressful circumstances and demonstrate the ability to adapt to changing priorities, deadlines and directions.Conduct business in an ethical manner at all times while maintaining a high level of professionalism and confidentiality.Safely and successfully perform the essential job functions consistent with ADAAA, FMLA and other federal, state, and local standards, including meeting qualitative and/or quantitative productivity standards.Maintain regular, punctual attendance consistent with ADAAA, FMLA and other federal state and local standards.   REQUIRED EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE: Graduation from a recognized school of law. Additional Training and Experience: Experience in the general practice of law with trial experience; preferably with experience in juvenile law.   License or Certification Required by Statute or Regulation: Possession of a license to practice law in the State of North Carolina SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: N/A ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Applicants will be given credit only for information provided in response to this announcement. No additional information will be solicited or considered by this office; therefore, persons who submit incomplete applications may not receive full credit for their education, training, and experience. Applicants will not automatically be given credit based on their position title. If work history involves part time work, you must state the number of hours per week to receive credit.  

Census Recruiter (Bilingual - Spanish) at U.S. Census Bureau

Tue, 02/06/2018 - 9:58am
Employer: U.S. Census Bureau - Atlanta Regional Office Expires: 02/20/2018 The individual selected for this position:Develops, organizes, manages, and implements the recruitment program, activities, and functions of the excepted service employees of the Atlanta Regional Census Center.Develops a strategic plan for recruitment programs, operations, and goals for the Atlanta Regional Census Center.Conducts or participates in group recruiting sessions.Analyzes and monitors progress, performance, and cost data of a recruitment program to ensure recruitment operations are within specific time limits and budget constraints.

Executive Assistant at Robeson County Partnership for Children, Inc.

Tue, 02/06/2018 - 9:11am
Employer: Robeson County Partnership for Children, Inc. Expires: 02/19/2018 Executive Assistant – Robeson County Partnership for Children, Inc. is currently accepting applications for an Executive Assistant. The ideal candidate will hold a minimum of an associate’s degree with two years clerical/administrative experience; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience. Candidate must be proficient in Microsoft Office, have strong organizational skills with the ability to prioritize multiple tasks. A criminal background check and drug screening are required. Salary is $25,000. Please email a completed job application, cover letter, and resume to Kari Maynor at kmaynor@rcpartnership4children.org by February 19, 2018. An employment application can be obtained at www.robesonpartnership.org, under the employment tab. Please do not fax applications and resumes. All questions should be addressed via email.

Clinical Coordinator Specialist, Nursing at Gonzaga University

Mon, 02/05/2018 - 5:06pm
Employer: Gonzaga University Expires: 02/19/2018 Job Summary: Coordinate graduate student clinical experiences through preceptor outreach and student tracking. Works with faculty, preceptors, and students to ensure appropriate clinical assignments and supervision and compliance with clinical rules, regulations, and training, both in WA and in other states.     Minimum Qualifications: ·         Bachelor’s Degree ·         Ability to learn and administer various compliance regulations related to education, nursing clinical practice, and research ·         Strong verbal, written skills and interpersonal skills ·         Knowledge and experience with computer applications, specifically Microsoft Office and other information management applications. ·         Demonstrates initiative, flexibility and problem solving skills ·         Ability to work effectively with students, faculty, and other campus personnel   Desired Qualifications: ·         3-5 years of general office support experience either in higher education or healthcare   EEO Statement: Gonzaga University is a Jesuit, Catholic, humanistic institution, and is therefore interested in candidates who will contribute to its distinctive mission. Gonzaga University is a committed EEO/AA employer and diversity candidates are encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their disability status and/or protected veteran status.  

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