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Don’t just work. Work Happy. A career in gaming?

At Zia Park Casino we think you’ll enjoy an exciting industry, fast-paced days and nights, diverse, enthusiastic co-workers, unlimited growth and support from one of the leaders in the industry. An individual could be successful if they possess the following.

Your daily responsibilities include:

Your daily responsibilities include: + Provides live verbal record of races indicating name of horse, rider, lengths behind and any other descriptors for benefit of general public and simulcast audience of Zia Park Racetrack Races + Provides general announcements to public + Conveys pertinent information such as scratches, changes and any other updates of racing information as directed by Mutuel department or stewards + Provides explanations of infractions occurring on racetrack and resultant disqualifications + Provides on-air pre and post-race commentary on horses and participants in races including interviews with race participants + Coordinate with audio-visual department in developing content for daily simulcast presentation

  • Assists in coordinating needs for general or racing related media or promotional events before, during or after races + May require work during non-racing hours + This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive and team members may also be asked to perform other reasonable related duties as assigned. Zia Park Racetrack reserves the right to revise or change job duties and responsibilities as the need arises with appropriate notification to Team Members.

To be successful in this position it will require the following skill set:

To be successful in this position it will require the following skill set: + Must be 21 years of age + High school diploma or equivalent + Read, write legibly, understand and speak English + Must be proficient in Microsoft applications (Excel, Access, Word) + Must be licensed with New Mexico Racing Commission

  • Excellent customer service/communication skills + Must meet professional appearance standards as prescribed by company policy + Must be able to respond to visual and oral cues

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES This job will have no supervisory responsibilities.

LANGUAGE SKILLS Ability to read and interpret documents in English, such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals. Ability to read and communicate verbally in English. Written communication skills in in English may also be required.

REASONING ABILITY Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS Employee must be able to qualify for licenses and permits required by federal, state and local regulations.

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 stand and use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls. The employee frequently is required to reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, and peripheral vision. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, and must have the ability to push, pull, reach, bend, twist, stoop, stack, crouch, kneel and balance when performing job duties in varying work areas such as confined spaces.

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 moderate. Employee could be exposed to an environment containing unrestricted second hand tobacco smoke.

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Our departments and areas of opportunity are ideal for just about any skill set. And our company-wide commitment to making sure our guests smile as much as we do means you’ll enjoy a fun working environment. Now that you have read about who we are, here is your opportunity to see what we're about!

Equal Opportunity Employer

Job ID2017-41124

Casino PropertyZia Park Casino


Posted Date5/8/2017

Position TypeSeasonal-Full time

CategoryRacing Operations

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On-Air Announcer

Job Description WIYY-FM is looking for a high-energy part-time On-Air Announcer who knows how to tell entertaining stories. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record of creating compelling content for both on-air and digital platforms. If you have a lively and engaging personality, then this is the opportunity for you!

Job Responsibilities: * Host daily on-air show

  • Daily show prep

  • Daily blog and social media posts

  • Commercial production

  • Attend station events and promotions

  • Attend staff meetings and one-on-one air-check meetings

Required Skills

  • Voracious interest in pop culture trends in general (and sports and rock music in particular) as they relate to our 25-54 year old audience.

  • Ability to communicate creatively and concisely, execute a format, and take direction.

Required Experience

  • Minimum 3 years on-air and production experience

  • Experience creating content for digital platforms (podcast, video, etc.) is a plus!

Education * Bachelor’s degree preferred or equivalent proven work experience Job ID: 2151 Position Type: Part-Time Job Category: Radio Location: Baltimore, MD US Station Name: WIYY-FM

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Part Time And Full Time Announcer - San Fran

Entercom San Francisco occasionally has available hours for part time radio announcers on weekends or to be available as fill in for vacations and illness. Candidates should be able to function in various dayparts in a professional manner that is appropriate for the audiences of our San Francisco stations.

Talent should possess previous on-air radio experience in a major market. Occasionally we have an opening for fulltime on air talent. ENTERCOM SAN FRANCISCO IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Location: San Francisco, CA Department: On-Air

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On-Air Radio Announcer

Local Missoula Radio station seeking a part-time ON-AIR RADIO ANNOUNCER . Responsibilities will include live and live-assist, on air shifts, production duties and voice tracking as assigned, write and deliver daily news broadcasts and other duties that may be ongoing or on an ad hoc basis. The successful candidates will have on-air experience, know how to entertain while still letting the music shine, get the phones to ring, know and love music.

Successful candidates must also be able to meet strict deadlines and be a team player. Good organization, time management skills and creativity are essential. The successful candidates must take direction positively, work well on a team or alone. Other qualities that will give you an edge:-Productions skills (Wide Orbit)-Experience researching, writing and delivering concise news stories-A willingness to work hard-Lack of an ego-Commercial broadcast experience as an on-air personality-Internet, social media marketing

Reports to the General Manager. //JRS

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News Director/Sports Announcer

Hours: Monday-Friday Varies due to ballgames

The News Director/Sports Announcer (ND/SA) leads and manages the planning, production and presentation of news and announces play-by-play of local sporting events. The ND/SA supervises the news department staff.

The ND/SA reports to the Operations Manager/General Manager. The ND/SA has responsibility and understanding of news planning, reporting, editing and production. The ND/SA helps define and maintain ethical, editorial, and technical standards for broadcast news programming.

The ND/SA assists with news/sports programming decisions and news operations. The ND/SA, as the stationis top news authority, is responsible for the journalistic integrity of all station activities and platforms.ND/SA Duties--Direct the news staff to develop story ideas, track issues for public file, assigns news staff daily stories.--Serves as a primary web editor for news stories.--Act as a liaison to public officials should the need arise.--Part of the news team and contributes news and sports content on a regular basis. --Will have final call on all news stories covered and carried on any of our stations.--Football i Play-by-Play of all regular season and post-season of local team, which includes pre-game and post-game interviews of local coaches.--Basketball i Play-by-Play of all regular season and post-season of local team, both boys and girls games. Pre-game and post-game coach interviews--Baseball/Softball i Play-by-Play of all regular season and post-season of area team, both boys and girls games.

Will decide what games to attend when dates conflict between boys and girls. QualificationsA four-year degree in journalism or equivalent experience required. Successful candidate will possess broad knowledge of local and regional issues.

Must have ability to work within a live program environment. Must have experience in broadcast production, web content, news writing and news editing. Must possess effective communication and interpersonal skills.

Preferred skills include on-line research, multimedia production, word and operation of light office equipment. Must have excellent memory for details, be able to meet daily deadlines under potentially stressful conditions and deal effectively with multiple competing tasks.Standard benefits apply. Starting salary of $35,000.Options/401 K plan after one year matching 2% of your contribution with respect to wage.Options for supplemental income include.Remotes: $30.00 per hour

Energetic, well organized team player, who will go the extra mile.

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Job Description: Summary: Job ID: 4160 - PT, Temporary - Unclassified (salaried) Serve as an announcer for various sporting events. This position specifically supports the mission of the University and the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics by assisting in institutional compliance with NCAA and Conference rules and regulations. THIS IS IN-GAME ANNOUNCING, NOT RADIO OR BROADCAST PLAY-BY-PLAY. Special Instructions

Please include audio mp3 file of your announcing ability. This must be received before application will be considered.

Send audio file to Stephanie Davis, 230 Millett Hall, 500 E. Sycamore St., Oxford, OH 45056.

Also, please send answers to the following questions to Stephanie Davis via email at

1. Have you previously worked as an Announcer?

2. For which sports do you have working knowledge?

3. Where did you gain your work experience, and at what level (high school, collegiate, professional)? Duties/Physical Demands:

For Field Hockey &/or Ice Hockey primarily: Narrate game events, provide statistics and make announcements from a neutral viewpoint. Provide information to spectators including emergencies, policies/procedures, and general event updates.

Minimum Qualifications: Requires a high school education or equivalent Ability to attend all trainings and pre-event meetings, must be available for the majority of Miami home athletic events. (Includes nights, weekends, and holidays) Experience with a variety of microphone systems Strong knowledge of NCAA rules and positions for a variety of collegiate sports, strong knowledge of the following sports: Ice Hockey and Field Hockey Must be able to follow a timeline and be alert at all times during events. Speak clearly, announce/Pronounce complex names, must be comfortable with speaking/announcing to crowds of 3000+, strong written and oral communication skills Working Title: Announcer Department: Intercollegiate Athletics Division: President Campus: Oxford Posting Date: 05/05/2017 Job Category: Staff Position Group: Unclassified Hours Per Week/Percent Time: part-time; no more than 28 hours Work Hours/Schedule: varies by events Duration: 12 months Temporary: Yes Benefit Eligible: No Required Documents: Other Special Instructions to Applicant: Please see the Special Instructions under the Job Description for further instructions.

Application Types Accepted: Unclassified Criminal Background Check Required: Yes Post Offer, Pre-Employment Physical Examination: No

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Reporter/News Announcer


ROLE: To present superior quality reporting and newscasts as a reporter or anchor who is also an active member of the on-air team.

  • Covers and reports on stories as assigned by the Managing Editor.

  • Develops sources and contacts

  • Cultivates areas of expertise in covering the news relevant to the WGN audience

  • Possesses excellent communication skills to present dynamic and relevant stories, incorporating the highest of production techniques

  • Presents compelling newscasts in keeping with format and editorial policies

  • Must be available to hosts as a resource on news-related questions while on the air

  • Curates & edits audio sound bites from multiple approved sources.

  • Participates in updating,, and alerts via Social News Desk.

  • College degree preferred

  • 3-5 years radio news experience in a Medium or Major Market

Equal Opportunity Employer

If interested send cover letter & resume to:

WGN Human Resources

2501 W. Bradley Place

Chicago, IL 60618

Fax: 773-528-1387

Apply On-line: Please go to, click on careers and

search for keyword "Reporter/ News Announcer".



Company InfoTribune Media Company (NYSE: TRCO) is home to a diverse portfolio of television and digital properties driven by quality news, entertainment, and sports programming. Tribune Media is comprised of Tribune Broadcasting's 42 owned or operated local television stations reaching more than 50 million households, national entertainment network WGN America, whose reach is approaching 80 million households, Tribune Studios, and a variety of digital applications and websites commanding 60 million monthly unique visitors online. Tribune Media also includes Chicago's WGN-AM and the national multicast networks Antenna TV and THIS TV. Additionally, the Company owns and manages a significant number of real estate properties across the U.S. and holds a variety of investments, including a 31% equity interest in TV Food Network and a 32% equity interest in CareerBuilder. For more information please visit

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PT Substitute Wuga Announcer

This is a non-student part time SUBSTITUTE Announcer/Producer position for WUGA radio.

  1. Announcer/Producers serve simultaneously as a radio board operator and on-air general "host" for WUGA's radio broadcast -- announcing local weather, station identifications, and public service announcements, etc. The part-time Announcer/Producer occasionally serves as a program-specific host for locally produced programs (mostly classical music).

  2. The substitute announcer serves as a replacement when illness or other activities prevent other announcers from working their regular shifts.

Minimum Qualifications

Preferred Qualifications

  • Previous radio experience

  • Some fluency in musical terminology (classical)

  • Familiarity with composers and artists (by name

The ideal candidate will be available for short notice shift assignments (24 hours or less) and live close to campus.

Education, Experience, Licensure, Certification required:

Minimum: High School Diploma, plus some college preferred.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies required to successfully perform work

  • Superior verbal communications skills, with clear enunciation and a strong, confident voice consistent with broadcast standards.

  • Either pre-existing knowledge and skills in operating computers and other electronic equipment, -or- strong ability to learn and operate highly technical equipment.

Physical Demands

  • The physical demands are generally very light, but sitting for long periods is typical.

  • Fundamental nature of the work requires that candidate possess hearing and vision of average acuity (corrected) or better.

Work Hours

Variable shifts as needed

Posting Date


Closing Date

Open Until Filled

Full-Time or Part-Time?


Type of Employment

Temporary (Non-Benefit Eligible)

Location of Vacancy

Athens Area

Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants should be prepared to schedule (and perform) a cold audition in our studios, if asked.

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Sports Announcer

Position Summary: The Announcer has the responsibility to engage the crowd, build energy in the arena and keep the momentum and flow of the game moving.

In addition, responsibilities include hyping up the crowd, leading on-court promotions, sponsor recognition and ensuring the game scripts are carried out as directed. Perform as public address announcer at all HGI games and appearances as assigned with script and limited improvisation. Set up, breakdown, and maintain all sound equipment such as mixers, microphones, speakers, amplifiers, decks, faders, equalizers, turntable, interface, lighting effects and computer software.

Work with sound technician (when one is present) and perform sound checks well in advance of all shows. Implement national, local, and game promotions/initiatives as directed. Issue media credentials along with media packs to all attending media and direct them to the Stage Manager.

Perform as on-court MC as needed for games and appearances as assigned with script and limited improvisation Assist in setup and breakdown of lighting and LED equipment. Assist with all facets of the touring operation Assist in implementation of pregame event Attend all HGI scheduled practices, games, events, and appearances as assigned Load and unload equipment Duties as assigned Our corporate headquarters is located in Peachtree Corners, GA. Our tour staff, however, can live in any of the 48 contiguous United States.

As performance locations vary greatly, extensive travel is required "both domestic and internationally. Required Skills: Highly energetic and gifted personality with ability to control and drive the directed messaging, as well as the attention and enthusiasm of the crowd.

Excellent communication skills. Needs a hands-on, positive energy and outgoing attitude Must be able to follow instructions and make decisions on the spot. Must collaborate well in a team environment.

Live entertainment background a plus (sports, speaking, theater, etc...) Ability to perform up to 9 shows per week for up to 5 months at a time. Required Experience: Must have profound and diverse work experience as an announcer or voice over professional.

Knowledge of the most recent and advanced technologies and sound equipment in order to set up, operate and break down. Experience in a fast paced live events work environment. Experience with performing tasks on computer and following a script.

Must have a valid Passport and have the complete, unrestricted ability to enter/exit the United States at the time of audition. Be able to adequately demonstrate experience in being an announcer and performing at high levels during a performance. Submit to a full background check Be able to travel around the world with unfettered access into any country Head shot, Video or voice over and resume will be required.

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Nursing Assistant - Open Continuous Announcement

Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration

Few vacancies in the following locations:

  • Fort Wayne, IN * Marion, IN ##### Work Schedule is Full Time
  • Excepted Service Permanent Opened Thursday 1/12/2017 (85 day(s) ago)Closes Friday 12/29/2017 (266 day(s) away) ## Job Overview

Summary Vacancy Identification Number

(VIN): 1895018 YOU MUST INCLUDE VA FORM 10-2850c IN YOUR APPLICATION PACKAGE TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS VACANCY. Please review the "how to apply" section and provide the required documents.

OUR MISSION: To fulfill President Lincoln's promise – "To care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan" – by serving and honoring the men and women who are America's Veterans.

This is an open continuous announcement. Qualified applicants may be referred as early as January 27, 2017 and thereafter as vacancies become available. This announcement covers multiple areas within VA Northern Indiana Health Care System.Eligible applicants will be referred based on answers to the Occupational Questionnaire (Area of Specialty).

A complete resume must be provided which lists all Nursing Assistant experience, education/degree, special professional competency/specialized skill/certification and professional participation in and/or recognition from local, state, or national professional organizations. A resume is required for the nursing assistant board to recommend grade and step. The board will utilize a standardized form based on the qualification standards, KSAs, clinical expertise, education, and specialized professional competency. The specific areas of specialty include: * Med/Surg

  • Behavioral Health

  • Community Living Center VA encourages persons with disabilities to apply. The health related positions in VA are covered by Title 38, and are not covered by the Schedule A excepted appointment authority. ### Duties VA Northern Indiana Health Care System is seeking innovative Nursing Assistants to become part of our Healthcare Team.

    This is an open and continuous posting in which you will identify the areas in which you are interested in working. Areas include inpatient areas to provide care to our Nation's Veterans.

    The incumbent turns and positions patients to maintain proper body alignment, lifts, ambulates, and transfers patients.

    He/she promotes the physical independence of the patient by encouraging and teaching individual patients and groups of patients in self-care activities, such as progressive steps in personal hygiene, bathing, and oral care, also assists in teaching and encouraging other care activities such as eating, dressing, undressing, and bladder and other training as needed. He/she prepares patients for meals, feeds, and assists those requiring assistance. In addition, will take, record vital signs, weigh, perform neurological checks, and circulatory checks. The incumbent will lead by example in defining a customer service culture to ensure that all customers are treated with respect and civility.

Work Schedule:Work Schedules will vary based upon the current vacancy and the needs of the Service. Functional Statement Title/#:Nursing Assistant

  • GS 5 ### Travel Required
  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized

  • No

Job Requirements

Key Requirements

  • Must pass pre-employment examination

  • Must be proficient in written and spoken English

  • Designated and-or Random Drug Testing required

  • Background and-or Security Investigation required

  • Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959. * Must submit required form 10-2850c


Basic Requirements: * U.S. Citizenship. Non-citizens may be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with VA Policy. * Education or Training. One year above high school with courses related to the NA occupation. Completion of an intensive, specialized, occupation-related course of study of less than one year which resulted in attaining certification as a nursing assistant may also meet in full the experience requirements for GS-3. *

Physical Requirements: See VA Directive and Handbook 5019. * English Language Proficiency. NAs must be proficient in spoken and written English in accordance with VA Handbook 5005, part II, chapter 3, section A, paragraph 3j. *

Grandfathering Provisions: All Nursing Assistants employed in VHA on the effective date of this qualification standard are considered to have met all qualification requirements for the series and grade held that are part of the basic requirements of the occupation. For employees who do not meet all the basic requirements required in this standard, but who met the qualifications applicable to the position at the time they were appointed to it, the following provisions apply: 1.

Employees who are appointed on a temporary basis prior to the effective date of the qualification standard may not have their temporary appointment extended or be reappointed, on a temporary or permanent basis, until they fully meet the basic requirements of the standard. 2. If an employee who was retained (grandfathered) under this provision leaves the occupation, the employee loses protected status of the grandfathering provision and must meet the full VA qualification standard basic requirements in effect at the time of reentry to the occupation. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religions; spiritual; community; student; social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.


Creditable Experience: 1.

Knowledge of Current Practice: To be creditable, the experience must have required the use of knowledge, skills, and abilities associated with the current practice. 2.

Quality of Experience: To be creditable, NA experience must be documented on the application or resume and verified in an employment reference, or through other independent means. 3. Part-Time Experience: Part-time experience as a NA is creditable according to its relationship to the full-time workweek. For example, a NA employed 20 hours a week, or on a 1/2-time basis, would receive 1 full-time workweek of credit for each 2 weeks of service. *

Grade Determinations: In addition to the basic requirements for employment, the following criteria must be met when determining the grade of candidates. GS-5 (Full Performance Level)

Experience: One year of progressively responsible assignments and experience equivalent to the GS-4 level which demonstrates knowledge, skills, and abilities that are directly related to the specific assignment. In addition, the candidate must demonstrate the professional KSAs in subparagraph (c) below; OR,

Education: Successful completion of a 4-year course of study above high school leading to a bachelor’s degree that included 24 semester hours of courses related to health care or possession of a bachelor’s degree;


Demonstrated KSAs: 1. Ability to assist in the full range of nursing care to patients/residents with physical and/or behavioral problems in a hospital, long term care or outpatient setting under the direction of a Registered Nurse and/or Licensed Vocational Nurse/Licensed Practical Nurse. 2.

Ability to communicate orally with patients/residents, families, interdisciplinary team and other personnel. This includes serving as a preceptor to new NAs by assisting with the coordination of their orientation and overseeing/assessing their practical experience while in a clinical setting. 3. Ability to recognize and react to emergent patient/resident care situations and intervene while waiting for assistance. For example, recognizing need for basic life support, controlling bleeding and assisting with behavior crisis, etc.

References: Nursing Assistant Qualification Standard GS-621 Veterans Health Administration, VA Handbook 5005 Part II Appendix G46.

Note: Only education or degrees recognized by the U.S. Department of Education from accredited colleges, universities, schools, or institutions may be used to qualify for Federal employment. You can verify your education here: If you are using foreign education to meet qualification requirements, you must send a Certificate of Foreign Equivalency with your transcript in order to receive credit for that education.

Physical Requirements: Eligible applicants must be physically and mentally able to perform efficiently the essential functions of the position, with or without reasonable accommodation, without hazard to themselves or others. Depending on the essential duties of a specific position, usable vision, color vision, hearing, or speech may be required.

However, in most cases, a specific physical condition or impairment will not automatically disqualify an applicant for appointment. The loss or impairment of a specific function may be compensated for by the satisfactory use of a prosthesis or mechanical aid. The work of the Nursing Assistant requires long periods of walking (up to 8 hours); standing (up to 8 hours); repeated bending (up to 8 hour); ability for rapid mental and muscular coordination simultaneously, recurring heavy lifting (45 lbs and over); heavy carrying (45 lbs and over); reaching above shoulder, positioning and supporting of patients weighing in excess of 100 pounds. Applicants tentatively selected for positions involving direct patient care may be subject to a health evaluation prior to appointment; applicants who refuse may be denied employment with VA. ### Security Clearance Public Trust

  • Background Investigation

Additional Information

What To Expect Next After we receive application packages

(including all required documents) and the vacancy announcement closes, we will review applications to ensure qualification and eligibility requirements are met. During our review, if your résumé and application package do not support your questionnaire answers, we will adjust your rating accordingly.

After the review is complete, a referral certificate(s) is issued and applicants will be notified of their status by email (if provided); otherwise, applicants will receive a notification letter via the U.S. Postal Service. Referred applicants will be notified as such and may be contacted directly by the hiring office for an interview.

All referred applicants receive a final notification once a selection decision has been made. You may check the status of your application at any time by logging into your USAJOBS account and clicking on “Application Status.” For a more detailed update of your status, click on “more information.” Information regarding applicant notification points can be found in the USAJobs Resource Center.

BENEFITS VA offers a comprehensive benefits package

. This link provides is an overview of the benefits currently offered: Receiving Service Credit for Earning Annual (Vacation) Leave: Federal Employees earn annual leave at a rate (4, 6 or 8 hours per pay period) which is based on the number of years they have served as a Federal employee.

Other Information This job opportunity announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies

. This position is in the Excepted Service and does not confer competitive status.

Salary Range: $32,844.00 to $42,995.00 / Per Year Series & Grade: GS-0621-05/05 Supervisory Status: No Who May Apply: U.S. Citizens and permanent Federal employees of other Agencies Control Number: 462195100 Job Announcement Number: 610-17-KB-1895018-OCA

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