ACB Job Connection

Updated 5/17/2018
 

Welcome to the Job Connection of the American Council of the Blind. Nationwide job announcements received are listed here under a variety of categories. When available, a link is provided which will take you directly to an employer's web site.  Please note that ACB cannot always guarantee that a position will still be open at the time you contact the employer. We wish all job seekers the best of luck and hope this service will be of use.
 
Job announcements will remain posted up to 30 days.
 

Job Title: Uncompensated Special Assistant United States Attorney

Job Location: Fairview Heights, IL
 
USAO Southern District of Illinois
Attorney
9 Executive Dr
Fairview Heights, IL 62208
18-ILS-10208349-SAUSA
 
About the Office:
If you are looking for an exciting and challenging career, this is the position for you! With a diverse and talented workforce of over 100,000 men and women, Justice leads the Nation in ensuring the protection of all Americans while preserving their constitutional freedoms. You can be part of a dedicated team helping to enforce Federal criminal and civil laws that protect life, liberty, and the property of citizens.
 
The United States Attorney's Office (USAO), Southern District of Illinois (SDIL), is a fast-paced, collegial, and energetic office which seeks to maintain the highest standards of excellence in the enforcement of federal laws and the representation of the United States. Our headquarters are located in Fairview Heights, Illinois, a suburb of St. Louis, Missouri. Our branch offices are located in Benton, Illinois, and East St. Louis, Illinois, in or near the federal courthouse. The office presently employs 32 attorneys and 29 support staff.
 
The Southern District of Illinois is comprised of the lower 38 counties of the State of Illinois and has a population of approximately 1.2 million. Our most populous counties, Madison and St. Clair, are adjacent to the Mississippi River and are within the St. Louis, Missouri metropolitan area.
 
The home page for the USAO-SDIL may be accessed at http://www.justice.gov/usao/ils.
 
For more information on the Department of Justice and the United States Attorney's Offices, visit http://www.justice.gov/careers/careers.html.
 
This position is located in Fairview Heights, IL. Frequent travel to the branch office in Benton, Illinois may be required.
 
This position is temporary, not-to-exceed 1 year. It may be extended without further competition.
 
As needed, additional positions may be filled using this announcement.
 
Initial appointment is conditioned upon a satisfactory preemployment adjudication. This includes fingerprint, credit and tax checks, and drug testing. In addition, continued employment is subject to a favorable adjudication of a background investigation.
 
Job Description:
An appointment with the United States Attorney's Office offers unique and challenging experiences for the highly motivated attorney.  Working in the Criminal Division of the Southern District of Illinois, the Special Assistant United States Attorney (SAUSA) will be part of a dedicated team helping to enforce Federal criminal laws.  The SAUSA will be primarily responsible for assisting with legal writing.  The SAUSA may also have an opportunity to work on a variety of criminal cases.  When possible, the SAUSA may be given the opportunity to participate in training related to investigating and prosecuting federal crimes.
 
Responsibilities will increase and assignments will become more complex as your training and experience progress.
 
Qualifications:
 
Required Qualifications:
Applicants must possess a J.D. degree and be an active member of the bar (any U.S. jurisdiction). United States citizenship is required.

Preferred Qualifications:
Admission to the Illinois bar is not required but is preferred.
At least one year post-J.D. legal or other relevant experience is preferred.
Strong written communication skills are highly desirable.
 
Applicants must demonstrate a quick analytical ability, good judgment, and superior communication skills. Applicants must be team players who exhibit the ability to work in a supportive and professional manner with other attorneys, support staff, and client agencies. Applicants must have demonstrated capacity to function, with minimal guidance, in a highly demanding environment.
 
Applicants will be expected to do their own legal research and writing and will be substantially self-sufficient in preparing day-to-day correspondence and pleadings. Applicants must also demonstrate excellent computer literacy skills to include experience with automated research on the Internet, electronic court filing, and electronic e-mail and word processing systems.
 
You must meet all qualification requirements upon the closing date of this announcement.
 
Type of Position:
This is a temporary position, not to exceed 1 year. This position may be extended without further competition.
 
Security Requirements: Initial appointment is conditioned upon a satisfactory preemployment adjudication. This includes fingerprint, credit and tax checks, and drug testing. In addition, continued employment is subject to a favorable adjudication of a background investigation.
 
Residency Requirements: Special Assistant United States Attorneys generally must reside in the district to which he or she is appointed or within 25 miles thereof. See 28 U.S.C. 545 for district-specific information.
 
Note: Employees of the Department of Justice, including Uncompensated Special Assistant United States Attorneys, may not engage in the compensated practice of law outside the office. Attorneys are not eligible to serve as Uncompensated Special Assistant United States Attorneys if they have had an employment offer deferred by a law firm and received a payment for the period of their deferral with the expectation of future employment with the law firm, or if they will receive any payment from a law firm during their unpaid employment with the Department of Justice. In addition, contractors, including employees of contractors who do business with the Department of Justice, and who also are attorneys, are not eligible to serve as Uncompensated Special Assistant United States Attorneys.
 
Selective Service: If you are a male applicant born after December 31, 1959, you must certify that you have registered with the Selective Service System, or are exempt from having to do so under the Selective Service Law. See www.sss.gov.
 
Salary:
None; this is an uncompensated position. Employee benefits for this position will be limited.
 
Travel:
Occasional travel outside of the district may be required. Frequent travel to the branch office in Benton, Illinois may be required.
 
Application Process:
Applications for this position must be submitted through USAJobs at the following link: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/499328900
This position (18-ILS-10208349-SAUSA) is open Thursday, May 10, 2018 through Friday, June 1, 2018.
 
You must provide a complete Application Package which includes:
Required - Your responses to the Occupational Questionnaire (online).
 
Required - Your resume showing relevant experience and dates of employment (include day/month/year). Please limit to 4 pages.
 
Required - Cover letter
 
Required - Writing Sample (Not to exceed 20 pages)
 
Required, if applicable - A recent copy of an SF-50 (Notification of Personnel Action), showing title, series, grade, and current salary; and a copy of your most recent performance appraisal.
 
Required, if applicable - To get Veterans' Preference, you must indicate your preference in response to the appropriate question in your assessment questionnaire and you must submit the appropriate supporting documentation. See the "How you will be Evaluated" section under the "Qualifications and Evaluations" Tab above for details regarding what is appropriate Veterans' Preference documentation. It is also recommended that you include veterans' preference information in your cover letter or resume.
 
To apply for this position, you must complete the occupational questionnaire and submit the documentation specified in the Required Documents section.
 
The complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on to receive consideration.
 
1. To begin, click Apply Online to create a USAJOBS account or log in to your existing account. Follow the prompts to select your USAJOBS resume and/or other supporting documents and complete the occupational questionnaire.
 
2. Click the Submit My Answers button to submit your application package. (It is your responsibility to ensure your responses and appropriate documentation are submitted prior to the closing date.)
 
3. To verify your application is complete, log into your USAJOBS account, https://my.usajobs.gov/Account/Login, select the Application Status link and then select the more information link for this position. The Details page will display the status of your application, the documentation received and processed, and any correspondence the agency has sent related to this application. Your uploaded documents may take several hours to clear the virus scan process.
 
To return to an incomplete application, log into your USAJOBS account and click Update Application in the vacancy announcement. You must re-select your resume and/or other documents from your USAJOBS account or your application will be incomplete.
 
You are encouraged to apply online. Applying online will allow you to review and track the status of your application. However, should you not be able to apply online, please contact Nanette Lallish at (618) 628-3733 or email at Nanette.Lallish@usdoj.gov, prior to the closing date of this announcement to request an alternate method of applying.
 
Once your complete application package is received, it will be reviewed to ensure you meet all job requirements.  An attorney interview panel will then review all qualified applicants and make recommendations for invitation to interview.  You will be notified if selected for an interview.
 
We will notify you of the outcome after each step of the recruitment process has been completed. After making a tentative job offer, we will conduct a suitability/security background investigation, to include a credit and tax checks, and a drug test by urinalysis. We expect to make a final job offer within 120 days after the closing date of the announcement.
 
Veterans' Preference: There is no formal rating system for applying veterans' preference to attorney appointments in the excepted service; however, the Department of Justice considers veterans' preference eligibility as a positive factor in attorney hiring. Applicants eligible for veterans' preference must indicate their preference in response to the appropriate question in their assessment questionnaire (it is also recommended that information is included in their cover letter or resume) and they must submit supporting documentation (e.g., DD 214, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty and other supporting documentation) which verifies their eligibility for preference. Although the "point" system is not used, per se, applicants eligible to claim 10-point preference must submit Standard Form (SF) 15, Application for 10-Point Veteran Preference, and submit the supporting documentation required for the specific type of preference claimed (visit the OPM website, http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdf_fill/sf15.pdf for a copy of SF 15, which lists the types of 10-point preferences and the required supporting document(s). Applicants should note that SF 15 requires supporting documentation associated with service-connected disabilities or receipt of nonservice-connected disability pensions to be dated 1991 or later except in the case of service members submitting official statements or retirement orders from a branch of the Armed Forces showing that his or her retirement was due to a permanent service-connected disability or that he/she was transferred to the permanent disability retired list (the statement or retirement orders must indicate that the disability is 10% or more).
 
Application Deadline:
Friday, June 1, 2018
 
Relocation Expenses:
Relocation expenses will not be paid.
 
Number of Positions:
1
 

Job Title: Law Student Volunteer

Job Location: San Antonio, TX

Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR)
San Antonio Immigration Court
800 Dolorosa Street Suite 300
San Antonio, TX 78207
 
About the Office:
The U.S. Department of Justice, Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR), is seeking law student interns to participate in a substantive and rewarding internship opportunity at the San Antonio Immigration Court during the fall of 2018.  The San Antonio Immigration Court is one of 58 immigration courts nationwide within EOIR's Office of the Chief Immigration Judge.  The jurisdiction of the Immigration Courts includes all immigration matters brought before the Court by the Department of Homeland Security.  The Immigration Judges preside over formal immigration proceedings to determine whether an individual from a foreign country should be allowed to enter or remain in the United States or should be removed. 
 
Job Description:
Interns at the San Antonio Immigration Court will conduct in-depth legal research and analysis on a variety of immigration law issues and will draft decisions and/or legal memoranda to be taken under advisement by an Immigration Judge.  In addition, interns will have the opportunity to observe hearings at the Court.  Although the internship is unpaid, interns may obtain academic credit with the permission of their law schools.  Interns must commit to working part-time for a minimum of ten (10) weeks during the fall.  Start and end dates are flexible.  This position is open to second and third year law students.  Additionally, applicants must be United States citizens, and selected candidates must pass a background security check conducted by the Department of Justice. 
 
Qualifications:

  • 2L and 3L law students are encouraged to apply.
  • Law students must be United States citizens and must have resided in the United States (or worked for the United States overseas in a federal or military capacity) for at least three of the past five years to be eligible to apply.
  • Strong legal research and writing skills are required.
  • Prior knowledge of immigration law is not required but highly recommended.
  • Interns are expected to commit to 10-20 hours per week.  Schedule flexibility available.

 
Salary:
Volunteer (uncompensated). Course credit and externship opportunities are available depending on school requirements.
 
Travel:
N/A
 
Application Process:
Interested applicants should submit, in pdf format, a cover letter, resume, (official or unofficial) transcript, and writing sample no longer than ten (10) pages to:
Eliseo de León
Attorney Advisor
U.S. Department of Justice
Executive Office for Immigration Review
San Antonio Immigration Court
800 Dolorosa Street, Suite 300
San Antonio, TX 78207
(210) 208-9103
eliseo.de.leon@usdoj.gov
 
Application Deadline:
Friday, June 8, 2018
 

Job Title: Law Student Volunteer

Job Location: York, PA
Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR)
York Immigration Court
Law Student Volunteer, Academic Year
3400 Concord Road
Suite 2
York, PA 17402
 
About the Office:
The jurisdiction of the United States Immigration Courts includes all matters brought before the Court by the Department of Homeland Security. The immigration judges preside over formal immigration hearings to determine whether aliens are deportable, excludable, inadmissible, or removable from the United States. In addition, the judges have jurisdiction to consider applications for various forms of discretionary and mandatory relief, including various waivers, adjustment of status, cancellation of removal, asylum, withholding of removal, and protection under the U.N. Convention Against Torture. For further information about the York Immigration Court, please visit https://www.justice.gov/eoir/york-immigration-court.
 
Job Description:
The internship position will entail in-depth research and analysis of legal issues, as well as, preparation of legal memoranda and draft decisions that will be taken under advisement by an immigration judge. The intern can expect to complete assignments that may later be used as writing samples. In addition, the intern will be able to observe all matters brought before the Court. Although the internship is unpaid, academic credit may be obtained with the permission of the intern's law school. For paid internships, post-law school employment jobs, and clerkship opportunities, please visit www.usdoj.gov/oarm.
 
Qualifications:
Applicants should demonstrate a strong background and/or interest in immigration law. Applicants should also exhibit strong legal writing and reasoning skills. Applicants must have completed their first year of law school and are required to be United States citizens. Selected candidates must pass a background security check conducted by the Department of Justice.
 
Salary:
Uncompensated (volunteer). Interns may be able to receive course credit through their law school, depending on the school's requirements.
 
Application Process:
Fall 2018 internship applications are due by June 15, 2018 and will be considered on a rolling basis. Interested students should submit a cover letter, resume, unofficial transcript, and a 5- to 10-page writing sample in a single PDF to Brooke McGee, Judicial Law Clerk at Brooke.K.McGee@usdoj.gov.
 
Number of Positions:
1-2
 

Job Title: Computational Neuroscience Research Assistant

Job Location: Palo Alto, CA
 
About the Office:
A Computational Neuroscience Research Assistant position is currently available at Palo Alto University to support the Clinical Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience Programs directed by Stacie L. Warren, PhD and Tilman Schulte, PhD. This is an exciting opportunity to work on a range of cognitive and affective studies that focus on executive function, emotion regulation, stress responsivity, reward processing, and aging on neural circuitry. Populations of interest include healthy adults, adults with or at risk for developing psychopathology, and neurological disorders. Opportunities to develop and apply novel data analysis techniques, to co-author research publications, and to assist with similar studies in children through a partnership with Stanford University are also available.
 
Job Description:

Essential Functions

  • Developing software/scripts to implement algorithms for data quality control, preprocessing, analysis, and management.
  • Developing and implementing statistical/mathematical modeling (e.g., machine learning algorithms) to characterize high-dimensional datasets.
  • Assisting with analyzing neuroimaging research data using neuroimaging-specific programs and/or software (e.g., FSL, Freesurfer, SPM, AFNI). 

 
Qualifications:

  • BA/BS in a relevant field by the time of appointment.
  • Proficiency in programming (e.g., Matlab, Python, C/C++, java) and shell scripting
  • Proficiency with Linux OS and file system.
  • Experience with any of the following: signal and image processing, machine learning, statistical/mathematical modeling.
  • Excellent organizational and interpersonal communication skills are required.
  • Strong background in biomedical engineering, computer science, applied mathematics, statistics, computational neuroscience, quantitative psychology, or related subjects.
  • Experience in neuroimaging data analysis is desired.
  • A two-year commitment is required.

 
Application Process:
To apply, send a CV, a cover letter stating your research interests and career goals, and contact information for three references to swarren@paloaltou.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately.
 
Job Title: Human Research Protections Program (HRPP) Administrator
Job Location: Palo Alto, CA
 
About the Office:
Palo Alto University is seeking a knowledgeable, respected, goal-driven leader to join our team as the Administrator for its Human Research Protection Program (HRPP).  The successful candidate will have experience in providing direction and administrative oversight to all core components of the institution's HRPP including IRB, Education and Training, and Quality Assurance and Improvement (QA/QI). The HRPP Administrator will oversee the facilitation and support of research reviewed by one Institutional Review Board (IRB) with a largely social behavioral portfolio, including the development and implementation of program goals and objectives.

Job Description:

  • Processing of human subjects research protocols

    • Conducts pre-reviews of submissions (initial, continuing review requests, amendments, unanticipated problems, deviations, etc.)
    • Forwards submissions to the appropriate IRB member for review
    • Acts as liaison between the IRB and researchers, serving as a subject matter expert and primary point of contact
    • Coordinates IRB meetings
    • Creates IRB Meeting Agendas
    • Attends IRB meetings and drafts meeting minutes
    • Prepares correspondence to researchers in response to an IRB review
    • Makes exempt and/or not human subjects determinations
  • Conduct post-approval monitoring (for cause, and not-for-cause) of IRB approved activities.
  • Interpret and apply current knowledge of Federal, State, & University laws, regulations, policies and guidelines governing human subject research and apply them to Institutional policies and procedures as well as the electronic management system; and provide appropriate ongoing education and training.
  • Establish and implement goals and objectives for quality assessment and improvement (QA/QI) of the HRPP. Work closely with Institutional leadership, and ensure transparency with investigators, regarding these QA/QI efforts.
  • Serve as principal point of contact/liaison to both internal constituencies (e.g., investigators, legal counsel, finance office, etc.) and external constituencies (e.g., study sponsors, federal and state oversight agencies) on professional and operational matters pertaining to the HRPP.
  • Develop & maintain positive relationships with collaborating organizations, ensure execution of appropriate reliance agreements.
  • Provide advice, guidance, and problem resolution to research investigators and support personnel in the application of relevant Federal, State, and University laws, regulations, and guidelines.
  • Assist with IRB-related non-compliance issues, as requested.

 
Qualifications:

Essential Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • At least 5 years of experience directly related to the position
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent attendance and punctuality, collegial and diplomatic behavior at work, and work performance to the satisfaction of management are essential functions of the position

 
Preferred Qualifications

  • Demonstrated work experience with increasing responsibility in a human subjects protection program.
  • Experience supervising or conducting human research.
  • Work experience in a University setting.

 
Application Process:
Please send a cover letter and CV to Amanda M. Fanniff, Ph.D. at afanniff@paloaltou.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately.
 

Job Title: ERP Program Analyst

Job Location: Palo Alto, CA
 
About the Office:
Reporting directly to the Director of Enterprise and Web Applications, the ERP Systems Analyst is part of a team that provides technical support for the development, enhancement, customization and maintenance of administrative systems that cross the daily operations of the University.
 
Job Description:
The primary functions of this position are to perform ERP/CRM administration, configuration, report analysis and generation, data transfer and integration, and user support. The individual will work closely with the Director of Enterprise and Web Applications engaging stakeholders to understand data access, reporting and analysis requirements and translating them into actionable plans for the management, manipulation/translation, analysis, and reporting of University information.
 
Essential Functions

  • Identify and recommend technological solutions to meet the operational needs and goals of the University.
  • Create and design scripts and programs to enhance processes.
  • Anticipate, investigate, routinely inspect, and troubleshoot workflow and data integration issues.
  • Integrate data from other systems utilizing T-SQL, PowerShell and other scripting languages
  • Make customizations to ERP and web-based software as needed.
  • Support user requests and implement best practices.
  • Develop and document configuration procedures.
  • Coach front line staff to ensure accurate/consistent information systems practices, and utilize the system to its fullest capacity.
  • Manage, troubleshoot, create, and document workflows
  • Perform daily system monitoring, verifying the integrity and availability of all software resources, systems, and processes.
  • Create, review, and update documentation for the ERP/CRM systems configuration, setup, changes, and procedures pertaining to ERP/CRM systems.
  • Provide documentation and usage training to end users.
  • Responsible for accuracy of the data that is entered into and reported from third party vendors and CRM.
  • Create, validate, update, organize and manage permissions for reports and dashboards.
  • Manage user accounts, profiles, and security.
  • Perform updates and upgrades to all ERP/CRM systems, and third party systems.
  • Provide overlap coverage for routine reporting and TSQL programming.
  • Ability to effectively prioritize tasks in a high-pressure environment.
  • Strong customer service orientation skills.
  • Ability to work in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 
Qualifications:

  • A bachelor's degree or equivalent experience.
  • 1 to 2 years Microsoft SQL Server TSQL programming and/or SSRS report design.
  • 1 to 2 years ERP and CRM administration
  • Microsoft SQL Server reporting experience a plus.
  • SQL Server certifications highly preferred.
  • Technical skills to develop and maintain SQL scripts using MS SQL Server
  • Knowledge of asp.net and java scripting.
  • Strong problem solving, written, and verbal skills.
  • Advanced skills with MS PowerPoint, Excel, Word, and Access.
  • Experience with Jenzabar, Sybase Infomaker, Liaison, Tableau, and Adaptive Insights are a plus.

 
Application Process:
Please send a cover letter and resume to ksavage@paloaltou.edu. Palo Alto University is an EEO/AA employer.
 

Job Title: Special Assistant U.S. Attorney (uncompensated)

Job Location: Fresno, CA
USAO Eastern District of California
Criminal Division (Misdemeanor Unit), Fresno Office
Attorney
2500 Tulare Street, Suite 4401
Fresno, CA 93721
 
About the Office:
The United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of California represents the Federal government in virtually all litigation involving the United States in the Eastern District of California. This includes all criminal prosecutions for violations of Federal law, civil lawsuits by and against the government, and actions to collect judgments and restitution on behalf of victims and taxpayers. The office places a high value on diversity of experience and cultural perspective and encourages applications from attorneys from all ethnic groups, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities.
 
The United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of California is headquartered in Sacramento. The District includes the Central Valley and Sierra Nevada Mountains and encompasses most of the land mass of California – from the Coastal Mountain Range to the Nevada border, and from Bakersfield in the south to the Oregon border. The Fresno Office serves the counties of Calaveras, Tuolumne, Stanislaus, Mariposa, Merced, Madera, Fresno, Kings, Tulare, Inyo, and Kern.
 
Fresno is one of the fastest growing cities in California, due in part to its central location to major tourist areas in California. Fresno is located in the middle of the fertile San Joaquin Valley, also known as the Central Valley, which is a major supplier of food and agricultural products for the United States and the world. This area also includes national treasures such as Yosemite National Park and Sequoia-Kings Canyon National Parks.
 
Job Description:
The United States Attorney is seeking an experienced attorney to serve as a Special Assistant U.S. Attorney (SAUSA) in the Criminal Division, Misdemeanor Unit of the Fresno office.  The SAUSA will be part of a dedicated team helping to enforce Federal criminal laws with an emphasis on prosecuting misdemeanor violations within the Eastern District of California. The SAUSA will receive substantial training in investigating and prosecuting federal crimes, and will have the opportunity to attend formal training or conferences with SAUSAs and Assistant United States Attorneys (AUSAs) from districts across the country.
 
This is a one-year appointment without compensation. Employee benefits for this position will be limited.
 
Note: Employees of the Department of Justice, including uncompensated Special Assistant United States Attorneys, may not engage in the compensated practice of law outside the office. Attorneys are not eligible to serve as Special Assistant United States Attorneys if they have had an employment offer deferred by a law firm and received a payment for the period of their deferral with the expectation of future employment with the law firm, or if they will receive any payment from a law firm during their unpaid employment with the Department of Justice. In addition, contractors, including employees of contractors who do business with the Department of Justice, and who also are attorneys, are not eligible to serve as uncompensated Special Assistant United States Attorneys. 5 CFR 3801.106, Outside Employment, prohibits, generally Department attorneys from engaging in the compensated outside practice of law, with the exception of law professors. Attorneys in this category are employed to teach law, and are not otherwise engaged in the compensated outside practice of law.
 
Qualifications:
Required Qualifications: Applicants must possess a J.D. degree, be duly licensed and authorized to practice as an attorney under the laws of a State, territory, or the District of Columbia. Applicants must be active members in good standing of the bar (any U.S. jurisdiction) and have at least one year of post J.D. legal or other relevant experience.
 
United States Citizenship is required.
 
Security Requirements:  Initial appointment is conditioned upon a satisfactory pre-employment adjudication. This includes fingerprint, credit and tax checks, and drug testing. In addition, continued employment is subject to a favorable adjudication of a background investigation.
 
Following appointment, SAUSAs generally must reside in the district to which they are appointed or within 25 miles thereof. See 28 U.S.C. § 545 for district-specific information.
 
Salary:
Uncompensated
 
Travel:
The position is based in Fresno. Travel will occasionally be required.
 
Application Process:
Interested applicants should send a resume, cover letter, and writing sample to:
 
United States Attorney’s Office
ATTN: Phillip A. Talbert, First Assistant U.S. Attorney
501 I Street, Suite 10-100
Sacramento, CA 95814
 
Resumes should include a detailed description of employment history, to include dates of employment (month/year). This announcement is open until filled but no later than Friday, July 6, 2018, and applications must be postmarked by that date to be considered.  Please include the vacancy announcement number listed at the top of this announcement (18-EDCA-08A) on your resume and cover letter.
 
No telephone calls please.
 
This and other attorney vacancy announcements can be found at: http://www.justice.gov/careers/legal/attvacancies.html  and http://www.usdoj.gov/usao/cae.
 
Application Deadline:
July 6, 2018
 
Relocation Expenses:
Relocation expenses are not authorized.
 
Number of Positions:
1 (Additional positions may be added as needed)
 

Job Title: Semi-Automatic/Automatic Sewing Machine

Job Location: Greensboro, NC
 
About the Office:
Industries of the Blind in Greensboro, NC is currently hiring persons who are blind and visually impaired. We have Sewing Machine Operator positions available. Training will be offered. For those who wish to relocate to the Greensboro Area, we offer a relocation package that can assist with moving expenses.
 
Job Description:
Supports sewing operations by performing one or more operations on an assigned piece of equipment or sewing machine, in order to produce components or products in accordance with product and quality specifications. Must stand for 8-hour shift and learn to use a semi-automatic or automatic sewing machine.
 

  • Thread sewing machine for operation and sew product in accordance with specifications. Aligns machines to ensure proper stitch count.
  • Perform repairs for sewing defects and monitors product to verify that quality standards are being met.
  • Monitor equipment to ensure that proper safety equipment is in place before operation. Improves productivity by suggesting better ways to maintain equipment, reduce costs, etc.
  • Properly complete any other duties and responsibilities designated by supervision.

 
Qualifications:

  • Prefer 3-5 years of experience in commercial sewing.
  • Physical ability to stand for entire shift and perform assigned production tasks.
  • Use standard tools such as snips, scissors, tweezers, needle threaders, etc.
  • Thread machines, change bobbins and needles, start machine, align materials, control pedal, and sew straight lines.
  • Understand and learn quality standards for assigned tasks and verify that product quality is acceptable. Must know how to distinguish among standard types of stitches and seams and be able to measure stitches and read standard ruler, or otherwise ensure that standards are met.

 
Application Process:
For more information about Industries of the Blind job openings, visit our website at http://www.industriesoftheblind.com, or call (336) 274-1591.