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Featured Jobs as of September 18, 2015 – Dept. of Veteran Affairs

Although none are in Arizona, this may be of interest to others.

Featured Jobs as of September 18, 2015


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KAALtv.com – Veterans in Job Hunt Get Help From Hilton

ST. PAUL, Minn. AP – Minnesota is joining a pilot program that provides free hotel stays to veterans who are searching for a job or new housing.The program lets veterans stay up to three nights free at Hilton hotels in the state. The hotel chain joined state officials Tuesday in announcing the program, which is also offered in Iowa, Texas and Arizona.

via KAALtv.com – Veterans in Job Hunt Get Help From Hilton.


Tesla Motors on a mission to hire American veterans – San Jose Mercury News

FREMONT — Tesla Motors, which is on a mission to bring electric cars to the masses, now has another goal — to become a leading employer of America’s military veterans.”We want to be known throughout the veteran community as a great place to work,” Arnnon Geshuri, Tesla’s vice president of human resources, said in an interview. “Veterans are a great source of talent for Tesla, and we’re going after it.”

via Tesla Motors on a mission to hire American veterans – San Jose Mercury News.


VA for Vets Job Search

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Explore civilian job opportunities in the federal government through the VA for Vets Job Search. Veterans are encouraged to apply to the opportunities below. Select the position title to view the entire job posting.

  Administrative Specialist SV – G/H

Department Of Homeland Security

Arlington, VA

The Administrative Specialist executes communication projects from start to finish, keeps records for Human Capital matters and P-Card purchases, supports PMD’s branches by reviewing and revising updated written materials, and creates and analyzes annual surveys distributed to property management stakeholders. He or she also manages the procurement process by documenting and tracking purchases.

Closing Date: Tuesday, June 24, 2014

 

Telecommunications Specialist SV – H/I

Department Of Homeland Security

Arlington, VA

The Telecommunications Specialist will investigate and work with carriers, vendors and engineering to analyze unusual telecommunications problems, questions, or conditions associated with formulating projects to establish criteria in an assigned area of specialization. He or she will also evaluate the effectiveness of existing voice, data, and video systems.

Closing Date:  Tuesday, June 24, 2014

 

Financial Specialist SV – I/J

Department Of Homeland Security

Arlington, VA

The Financial Specialist is responsible for evaluating financial management policy structure and contributing to developing sound policy. He or she will also analyze emerging business and regulatory requirements, represent TSA and the FMD as a subject matter expert at meetings, and develop written process documentation and identifying inputs, outputs, and internal controls within processes.

Closing Date:  Tuesday, June 24, 2014

 

HR Specialist GS – 11 (MP)

HR Specialist GS – 11 (DEU)

Department Of The Interior

Washington, DC

Denver, CO

The HR Specialist participates in development and coordination of the DOI Learning and Development plan, advises managers and employees of available programs and resources for enhancement of competencies and long-range career development, and develops strategies and plans for communicating to managers and employees the purpose and value of DOI training. He or she also formulates budget, manages accommodations, creates and distributes materials for the attendees and speakers,coordinates and monitors event timelines to ensure deadlines are met, and finalizes any last minute details on day of event. He or she also obtains and maintains FAC-COR certification and provides general contracting and payment policies.

Closing Date:  Tuesday, June 24, 2014

 

General Attorney GS – 09

Department Of Veterans Affairs

Washington, DC

The General Attorney will assist in reviewing, monitoring, and processing of the appellate decisions. He or she will provide legal advice to Board Members on individual appellate decisions, prepare decisions in letter form, and is responsible for the collection and compilation of statistics.

Closing Date:  Wednesday, June 25, 2014

 

Legal Assistant GS – 07/08

Department Of Veterans Affairs

Washington, DC

The Legal Assistant maintains a tickler system to track future case datelines, requests and track claims folders, and researches facts and laws in order to prepare procedural motions for filing with the court. He or she also reviews legal documents to determine deadlines for attorney actions and whether to refer to a paralegal or attorney.

Closing Date:  Wednesday, June 25, 2014

 

Management Analyst GS – 12/13

Department Of Agriculture

Washington, DC

The Management Analyst will develop, revise, and implement standard operations procedures. He or she will write and edit assignments, including drafting and/or editing of correspondence, talking points, analyses, reports, and other material for distribution. He or she will also assist in gathering metrics and/or milestones for program reports and analyzes within Planning and Recruitment Branch. He or she will also collect, interpret, and analyze quantitative and qualitative data relevant to the program being evaluated. He or she will also participate in outreach events and conferences.

Closing Date:  Wednesday, June 25, 2014

 

Human Resources Specialist (Classification) SV – I

Department Of Homeland Security

Arlington, VA

The Human Resources Specialist will provide advice and guidance on the structuring of federal civilian positions and organizations to maximize performance and provide management with tools necessary to properly plan develop, organize, manage, and evaluate mission-oriented programs. He or she will also resolve difficult and complex federal civilian classification issues and provide advice and guidance on complex organizational design and federal civilian position management issues.

Closing Date: Thursday, June 26, 2014

 

Legal Assistant GS 06/07

Department Of Veterans Affairs

Brooklyn, NY

The Legal Assistant enters and edits highly confidential and sensitive case information related to all agency legal servicing needs, drafts or edits non-legal correspondence related to case litigations. He or she receives all incoming telephone calls and visitors. Also, he or she will be responsible for assisting in the procurement of necessary office supplies and equipment and makes travel arrangements.

Closing Date:  Thursday, June 26, 2014

 

Loan Specialist GS – 09/12

Department Of Agriculture

Washington, DC

The Loan Specialist conducts special analyses of the management and business operations of borrowers having conditions which may endanger the security of loans. He or she conducts special studies of borrowers, reviews plans for remedial programs, prepares any special loan contract conditions associated with telecommunications loans, and is responsible for making projections of borrowers’ toll revenue for loan feasibility on a cost settlement basis or on average schedules.

Closing Date:  Thursday, June 26, 2014

 

Budget Analyst GS – 12/13

Department Of The Interior

Albuquerque, NW

The Budget Analyst is responsible for formulation, presentation and execution of the budget for assigned areas, prepares budget estimates and justifications, and interprets Office of Management and Budget (OMB) directives and circulars. He or she reviews budget submissions, negotiates budget funding amounts, timing, and changes. Also, provides advice and recommendations on all aspects of assigned budget area to Office of the Special Trustee for American Indians (OST) officials.

Closing Date: Wednesday, July 02, 2014

 

Upcoming Military & Veteran Hiring Fairs

 

Hiring Our Heroes employment workshops are designed to help veterans and military spouses and include resume writing, interview skills, and one-on-one mentoring.

 

The hiring events are conducted by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, the Department of Veterans Affairs, the Department of Labor Veteran Employment and Training Service (DOL VETS), The American Legion, and various state and local partners. Follow the links for more information and to register.

 

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Charleston, SC

Hiring fair: 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Workshop begins at 8:30 a.m.

 

Thursday, June 26, 2014

Cleveland, OH

Hiring fair: 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Workshop begins at 8:30 a.m.

 

Thursday, June 26, 2014

Lexington, KY

Hiring fair: 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Workshop begins at 8:30 a.m.

 

Monday, June 30, 214

OMAHA, NE

Hiring fair: 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Workshop begins at 8:30 a.m.

 

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

Austin, TX

Hiring fair: 10:00 a.m. to 1:00p.m.

Workshop begins at 8:30 a.m.

 

The Veteran Employment Services Office (VESO) oversees VA for Vets, a comprehensive career management program that enables Veterans to successfully join the civilian workforce.  

Take advantage of the VA for Vets Career Center tools: translate military skills, build your resume, and search hundreds of open positions. 

 

Get the latest VA for Vets news by joining the conversation on LinkedIn andFacebook.

 

Should you need technical support assistance with the VA for Vets website or access to deployment and reintegration services, please contact the Help Desk at 1-855-824-8387 and press Option 2. Help Desk hours are 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, excluding Federal Holidays. 


DVIDS – News – Arizona Guard helps Citizen-Soldiers, families find jobs

Arizona National Guard

PHOENIX – From privates fresh from basic training to reviewing a general’s resume, the Arizona National Guard employment resource center is open to all military members and their families.

via DVIDS – News – Arizona Guard helps Citizen-Soldiers, families find jobs.