Career Paths

Nearly 100% of MSDM students are employed either when they graduate or, in some cases, prior to graduation. Having a Master of Security and Disaster Management degree helps the marketability of each student and it demonstrates your focus, discipline, knowledge and experience.

Having a master’s degree in security and disaster management provides the knowledge and skills to be successful in management and supervisor positions in the following career areas:

  • Disaster response coordination
  • Fire departments
  • Homeland security
  • Emergency medical services
  • Program coordination
  • Emergency management
  • Red Cross
  • Military
  • Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
  • Department of Homeland Security (DHS)
  • Local, state and federal government jobs
  • Law enforcement
  • Business continuity
  • Risk management
Current Job Postings
  • Correctional Officer- FCI Edgefield

    February 21, 2024

    DutiesProvides supervision, care and correctional treatment of inmates. Concerned with maintenance of institution security contributing to the health and welfare of the inmates and the promotion of good public relations.Enforces rules and regulations governing facility security, inmate accountability and inmate conduct to ensure judicial sanctions are carried out and inmates remain in custody. From time to time, may be authorized to carry firearms and to use physical force, including deadly force, to maintain control of inmates.During institution emergencies or other periods of heavy workload or limited staff, may be required to work long and irregular hours, unusual shifts, Sundays, holidays and unexpected overtime. Information as to operations and procedures is provided by post orders, BOP program statements, local supplements, custodial manual, internal correspondence and staff meetings. Incumbent must be flexible and have a broad knowledge base to use own initiative in the resolution of problem situations.As the federal agency whose mission is to ensure the fair and impartial administration of justice for all Americans, the Department of Justice is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive work environment. To build and retain a workforce that reflects the diverse experiences and perspectives of the American people, we welcome applicants from the many communities, identities, races, ethnicities, backgrounds, abilities, religions, and cultures of the United States who share our commitment to public service.RequirementsConditions of EmploymentU. S. Citizenship is Required.See Special Conditions of Employment Section.Selective Service Requirement: Go to http://www.sss.govInteragency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP). The ICTAP provides eligible displaced Federal competitive service employees with selection priority over other candidates for competitive service vacancies. If your agency has notified you in writing that you are a displaced employee eligible for ICTAP consideration, you may receive selection priority if: 1)this vacancy is within your ICTAP eligibility; 2) you apply under the instructions in this announcement; and 3) you are found well qualified for this vacancy. To be well qualified, you must satisfy all qualification requirements for the vacant position and rate equivalent to the Highly Qualified category using established category rating criteria. You must provide proof of eligibility with your application of ICTAP eligibility or a copy of your separation personnel action form. Additional information about ICTAP eligibility is at: Click HereThe Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP) provides eligible surplus and displaced competitive service employees in the Department of Justice with selection priority over other candidates for competitive service vacancies. If your Department of Justice component has notified you in writing that you are a surplus or displaced employee eligible for CTAP consideration, you may receive selection priority if: 1) this vacancy is within your CTAP eligibility; 2) you apply under the instructions in this announcement; and 3) you are found well qualified for this vacancy. To be well qualified, you must satisfy all qualification requirements for the vacant position and rate equivalent to the Highly Qualified category using established category rating criteria. You must provide a copy of your written notification of CTAP eligibility with your application. Additional information about CTAP eligibility is at: Click HereQualificationsTo be considered for the position, you must meet the following qualification requirements:Education:GL-05: Successful completion of a full 4-year course of study in any field leading to a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university.GL-06: Nine (9) semester hours or fourteen (14) quarter hours of graduate level education in a major study in criminal justice, social science, or other field related to this position.GL-07: One full academic year of graduate education with major study in criminal justice, social science, or other field related to the position is qualifying for GL-07.GL-08: There is no substitution of education for specialized experience for this position.ORExperience:GL-05: At least 3 years of full-time general experience, one year of which was equivalent to the GL-04 grade level. This experience must have demonstrated the aptitude for acquiring the qualifications required for correctional work, and, in addition, demonstrate the possession of personal attributes important to the effectiveness of correctional officers, such as:Experience with meeting and dealing with people of differing backgrounds and behavioral patterns.Experience with using a persuasive method in selling and influencing ideas.Experience to lead, supervise, and instruct others.Experience on how to reason soundly and to think out practical solutions to problems.Experience on making decisions and act quickly, particularly under stress.General experience may have been gained in work such as:Social case work in a welfare agency or counseling in other types of organizations.Classroom teaching or instructing.Responsible rehabilitation work, e.g., in an alcoholic rehabilitation program.Supervising planned recreational activities or active participation in community action programs.Management or supervisory work in a business or other organization that included directing the work flow and/or direct supervision of others.Persuasive sales work or commissioned sales work, other than taking and filling orders as in over-the-counter sales.GL-06: You must have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent in difficulty and complexity to the next lower grade level in federal service. This experience must have equipped the applicant with the particular qualifications and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position, performing duties, such as, ensuring individuals confined in a correctional or mental health facility adhere to the rules and regulations; responding to domestic disturbances; or apprehending and arresting individuals violating the law.Examples of occupations where specialized experience may have been gained:Correctional OfficerDetention OfficerPolice OfficerBorder Patrol AgentState TrooperSheriffPark RangerDeputy Sheriff supervising inmates in a jailMental Health Residential Facility WorkerSome examples of this qualifying experience are:Experience with instructing inmates with proper housekeeping and sanitation.Experience working as a Police Officer responding to domestic disturbances and issuing citations for law violations.Experience in investigating crime scenes as a State Trooper.Experience as a Mental Health Worker in a Mental Health Lockdown facility.GL-07: You must have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent in difficulty and complexity to the next lower grade level in federal service. This experience must have equipped the applicant with the particular qualifications and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position, performing duties, such as, the supervision of individuals confined in a correctional facility, the application of rules and regulations relative to a correctional institution, or guiding lower graded correctional officers.Examples of occupations where specialized experience may have been gained:Correctional OfficerJailerDetention OfficerDeputy Sheriff supervising inmates in a jail.Military Corrections (Brig, Internment/Resettlement Specialist, etc.Some examples of this qualifying experience are:Providing supervision, care and security of inmates in a correctional environment.Experience supervising inmates throughout the institution and providing instructions related to institutional procedures and sanitation.Experience with enforcing rules and regulations governing correctional institution security, inmate accountability and inmate conduct.Experience with conducting various count procedures of inmates.Experience working various correctional posts, assignments (such as Control Room, Rear-gate, Housing Units, etc.).GL-08: You must have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent in difficulty and complexity to the next lower grade in the normal line of progression. This experience must have equipped the applicant with the particular qualifications to successfully perform the duties of the position. Experience must have been gained in a correctional facility with responsibilities in correctional treatment, care, custody, and control of inmates.Some examples of this qualifying experience are:Experience with assignments made to those areas requiring the maximum skill and expertise in dealing with inmates, the public, and the security of the institution.Experience in supervising and instructing inmates regarding proper sanitation, personal hygiene and work habits.Experience in maintaining the control and discipline of inmates in such areas as the auditorium, housing units, segregation, recreation areas, dining rooms, etc.Experience in having responsibility for the custody and control of inmates who require special handling.ANDMedical Requirement:GL-05, GL-06, GL-07 and GL-08: The Department of Justice, Bureau of Prisons has established the following medical requirements for Correctional Officer positions:The duties of these positions involve unusual mental and nervous pressure and require arduous physical exertion involving prolonged walking and standing, restraining of prisoners in emergencies, and participating in escape hunts. Applicants must be physically capable of performing efficiently the duties of these positions and be free from such defects or disease as may constitute employment hazards to themselves or others. The duties of a Correctional Officer are arduous; and sound health as well as physical fitness is required.If applicable, credit will be given for paid and unpaid experience. To receive proper credit, you must show the actual time (such as the number of hours worked per week) spent in activities.**Your eligibility for consideration will be based on your responses to the questions in the application.**EducationSee Qualifications Section for education requirements, if applicable.ONLY if education is a requirement/substitution for specialized experience, applicant MUST upload legible transcripts as verification of educational requirement. Transcripts MUST be uploaded and electronically linked from USAJOBS at the time you apply and MUST include identifying information to include School Name, Student Name, Degree and Date Awarded (if applicable). All academic degrees and coursework must be completed at a college or university that has obtained accreditation or pre-accreditation status from an accrediting body recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. For a list of schools that meet this criteria, Click Here.Foreign Education: For information regarding foreign education requirements, please see Foreign Diploma and Credit Recognition at the U.S. Department of Education website: Recognition of Foreign QualificationsIf you are selected for this position and qualified based on education (i.e. basic education requirement and/or substitution of education), you will be required to provide an OFFICIAL transcript prior to your first day on duty.Additional informationIn accordance with 5 U.S.C. 3307, a maximum entry age of 36 has been established for initial appointment to a position in a Bureau of Prisons institution. If you are above the maximum entry age and have prior federal law enforcement coverage, you MUST submit an SF-50 to verify prior coverage.Qualified Preference Eligible Veterans may be exempt from meeting the maximum age. Refer to the Required Documents Section for the appropriate documentation to submit to validate veteran eligibility.LENGTH OF ELIGIBILITY: Eligible applicants will remain on the inventory until the closing date of the announcement. NOTE: This announcement is posted on a yearly cycle. The announcement will EXPIRE on the listed closing date at 11:59 p.m. Eastern Standard Time. In order to receive consideration for the next cycle, applicants MUST reapply to the new vacancy announcement.SALARY RANGE:  Salary listed is for the Rest of U.S. (RUS) salary area. See current pay scales for locality area for which you are applying at www.opm.gov and search pay tables.Special Conditions of Employment Section:Appointment is subject to satisfactory completion of a pre-employment and panel interview, urinalysis, physical, and background investigation. All applicants are subject to, and must satisfactorily pass all screening requirements in relation to National Crime Information Center (NCIC) and credit check.All applicants not currently working in an institution will be required to complete a qualification inquiry regarding convictions of misdemeanor of domestic violence in order to be authorized to carry a firearm.The Core Value Assessment (CVA) is an in-person assessment that must be facilitated at a Bureau of Prisons Human Resource Servicing office. On the day of the scheduled interview, a CVA will be administered. The applicant assessment must be completed within a 70 minute time period and a passing score of 68 must be obtained. Further employment consideration will not be extended if the applicant fails to complete the examination or fails to achieve a passing score. Note: The Core Value Assessment will not be administered to current BOP employees.Successful completion of the "Introduction to Correctional Techniques," three-week training course at Glynco, Georgia is required.Additional selections may be made if vacancies occur within the life of the certificate.

  • Experienced Fleet Mechanic

    February 20, 2024

    Salary Range:$25.00 To 28.00 HourlyDo you have experience in fleet maintenance?Do you have experience in automotive or diesel tech?Do you want to continue to thrive and grow in your experience, training and education? THE CITY OF LEAWOOD, KANSAS is looking for an Experienced Fleet MechanicWe are seeking a highly skilled and experienced individual to join our team as a Fleet Mechanic as part of the Fleet Maintenance Division of the Public Works Maintenance Department. At the City of Leawood, we understand that a healthy work-life balance is essential for the success and well-being of our employees. That's why we're thrilled to present our latest initiative – the New Hire 40-Hour Vacation Program! This program is designed to give our newest team members the chance to recharge, explore, and connect with their passions outside of work.  From day one, enjoy the luxury of 40 hours of fully paid time off. Whether you use it for a long weekend getaway, quality time with loved ones, or simply to relax at home, this program is all about YOU. We understand that everyone has different preferences, values, and life situations - tailor your vacation hours to fit your unique needs and schedule. Our goal is to make your time off work seamlessly with your life.  We believe that happy employees lead to a thriving workplace. Join us in embracing a culture that values not just the work you do but also the experiences that make you unique.Additional Information: The City of Leawood offers career development opportunities in which the employee could increase their experience, training, and pay.  The position is eligible to receive merit based pay increases every year (merit increase up to 5% increase).  Employees also receive a Time In Service Bonus every three years of employment on their anniversary date equal to 5% of their annual salary.   Summary of the Position: The Fleet Mechanic performs routine and preventative maintenance, diagnosing fleet maintenance issues and performs light repairs on City equipment and vehicles.  Assists the Fleet Maintenance Supervisor in ensuring the safety and reliability of City owned equipment and vehicles. General Overview of Responsibilities: Responsible for the routine and preventative maintenance on all City owned equipment and vehicles to ensure the equipment and vehicles are in working condition.  Duties include but are not limited to completing safety and operational checks, adhering to maintenance schedules and completing necessary repairs to equipment.  Equipment and vehicles include but are not limited to fleet trucks, trailers, weed eaters, and public safety vehicles.Responsible for maintaining and updating work orders and keeping the Fleet Maintenance Supervisor or designee updated with a status report of work completed.Responsible for diagnosing and repairing light mechanical, electrical, and hydraulic system problems on variety of vehicles and equipment.Inspects and repairs light equipment including saws, jackhammers, and weed eaters as directed by the Fleet Maintenance Supervisor.Assists in diagnosing mechanical, electrical, and hydraulic system problems on variety of vehicles and equipment.Assists the Fleet Maintenance Supervisor in maintaining inventory and records of division supplies including but not limited to vehicle and equipment parts, tools, and daily supplies.Assists the Fleet Maintenance Supervisor with the inventory control of city vehicle fuels.Performs light housekeeping around the vehicle bays, workplace and shop.Assists with snow removal operations and other emergency activities which require occasionally working extended shifts and after normal working hours, including weekends and/or holidays. Typical emergency shifts are twelve hours.May assist in installing or modifying electrical wiring, equipment and hardware in public safety vehicles.Minimum Requirements:  Must have a minimum of four (4) years of experience in automotive or diesel tech.  An Associate’s degree plus two (2) years of experience would count for equivalent work experience. Municipality fleet experience preferred. Must have or be able to obtain an EPA air-conditioning certification within 6 months of hire. Must obtain a Class B Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) within a designated time approved by the Public Works Superintendent.  Must possess a valid driver’s license and acceptable driving record per the City’s drivers Use of Vehicles for City Business policy throughout employment with the City. Accepting Applications through Monday March 18, 2024 Starting Rate of Pay: $25.00 - $28.00 / hourly, DOQ  (This is a non-exempt benefits eligible position.) ** Applicants that currently hold a valid Commercial Driver's License (CDL) Class A or B is eligible to receive a stipend; up to $5,000 for a Class A and up to $3,000 for a Class B. Apply Today! 

  • 24-53 - Flood Grant Coordinator (Grant Specialist I)

    February 13, 2024

    Only applicants who apply with a State of Texas application via the CAPPS online application system will be considered for this position. First time applicants will need to create an account https://tinyurl.com/CAPPS-Login in the CAPPS online application system at https://tinyurl.com/CAPPS-Jobs. Please visit our job opportunities page at https://tinyurl.com/How-to-Apply-in-CAPPS for more information about the Texas Water Development Board and answers to frequently asked questions. To view this position in greater detail, visit the CAPPS online application system.  Texas Water Development Board’s Mission      Leading the state’s efforts in ensuring a secure water future for Texas.   The Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) endorses telecommuting and hybrid workplace plans, in addition to other flexible work alternatives. We offer competitive compensation and benefits package including medical, dental, vision, 401(k), flexible spending, and flexible work hours so you can have a work/life balance! For more information about our employee benefits and more, visit http://www.twdb.texas.gov/jobs/benefits.asp. The Texas Water Development Board does not discriminate on basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, sexual orientation, age, or disability in employment or provision of services, programs, or activities.  ***Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications*** Job Description SummaryPerforms routine (journey-level) grant development and coordination, technical assistance, and administration work to plan, administer, implement, and closeout federal and state-funded grants within Texas. Work involves marketing, developing, implementing, and closeout of FEMA’s Flood Mitigation Assistance and state flood grant programs, both programmatically and financially. Provides technical assistance to political subdivisions, other agencies, and the public to ensure effective implementation of grant programs. Assists in preparing, coordinating, reviewing, and evaluating the applications to be included in the state’s annual Flood Mitigation Assistance grant application to FEMA. Assists in reviewing, evaluating, and implementing state flood grants. May serve as a contract manager of the flood grants. Maintains information required to perform grant program responsibilities and assists in the coordination of program requirements between state, federal, and local communities. Serves as a liaison and gives presentations, or conducts training concerning floodplain planning, management, and mitigation. Works under moderate supervision, with limited latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment. Reports to the Manager of the Grant Coordination Department.Essential Job FunctionsAssists in the administration of FEMA’s Flood Mitigation Assistance grant program and state flood grant programs.Provides technical and administrative assistance on state and federal flood grant and financial assistance programs, including assistance to political subdivisions in developing grant applications.Promotes federal and state flood grant and financial assistance by explaining resources, eligibility, and performance requirements to elected officials, community representatives, the public, and other interested parties.Conducts site visits, inspections, and monitoring reviews to ensure compliance with state and federal regulations.May serve as a contract manager for grant contracts related to state and federal flood grants to include the submission of grant applications, monitoring contract agreements and grant activities.Reviews and approves grant expenses, quarterly reporting, performance and financial reports, deliverables, and grant contract closeouts to ensure compliance with state and federal regulations.Assists in the development of presentations, training, workshops, and grant implementation guidance for technical and non-technical audiences on floodplain management, planning, and mitigation funding opportunities offered by the TWDB and other state agencies to local and state officials, professional organizations, and other interested parties.Serves as a liaison for the TWDB at public meetings and meetings related to flood grants with federal, state, and local entities or the public.May coordinate and support cross-functional work groups composed of internal and external stakeholders to develop grant program objectives, work plans and budgets.Assists, prepares, and reviews grant closeout materials for federal flood grant funding programs.Maintains confidential and sensitive information.Ensures individual and team files (electronic and hard versions) are appropriately maintained and timely disposed of in accordance with the agency’s records retention procedures and schedule.Maintains required certifications and licenses and meets the continuing education needs and requirements of the position to include, attending mandatory training courses.May be required to operate a state or personal vehicle for business purposes.Assists with maintaining master hard copies and electronic copies of TWDB personnel information, policies, procedures, guidelines, checklists, forms, and reference materials.Assists with any special projects as assigned.Performs other duties as assigned.Minimum QualificationsGraduation from an accredited four-year college or university, or will complete degree by May 2024, with major course work in Hydrology, Water Resources, Natural/Physical/Environmental Science, Geography, Planning, Business Administration, Emergency Management, Finance, or a related field.Work experience in any combination of grant management, public or business administration, insurance management, emergency management, financial or program compliance, environmental management, floodplain management, flood or hazard mitigation, project management, or planning.Able to travel up to 25% and work outside of normal business hours.Relevant education and experience may be substituted on year-for-year basis.Preferred QualificationsExperience assisting in project management, mitigation projects, or contract administration.Experience or knowledge of Floodplain ManagementExperience in administering or assisting state or federal financial assistance programs.One or more of the following certificate or certifications: Certified Floodplain Manager (CFM).Certified Texas Contract Manager (CTCM).Certified Texas Contract Developer (CTCD)Grants Management Certificate or Certification.Project Management Equivalent certification with reciprocity in Texas on a case by case basis.Experience working with federal or state programs.Experience interacting with governmental officials and stakeholders.Experience presenting technical information in public or collegiate settings.Experience in using Geographic Information Systems (GIS).***Please ensure you include a description of the above preferred qualifications in job experience section of your state application. Also, attach resume, transcript, or other supporting documentation if applicable.Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)Knowledge of local, state, and federal laws and regulations relevant to the Grant Coordination Department.Knowledge of the principles and practices of public administration.Knowledge of FEMA National Flood Insurance Program and Floodplain Management regulations.Knowledge of FEMA Hazard Mitigation Assistance programs.Knowledge of hydrologic/hydraulic principles and procedures as applied to floodplain management.Knowledge of the principles and practices of grant administration including project management and contract administration.Knowledge of Geographic Information Systems.Knowledge of grant preparation, development, evaluation, and monitoring in reporting writing, in budget development and monitoring, and in the use of federal grant administration programs.Skills in writing technical memos, reports, and work process and policy documents.Skills in using Microsoft Office programs such as Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.Skills in use of internet, email, word processing, spreadsheet, presentation, and database software.Ability to rapidly assimilate, information related to state and federal regulations, legislation, guidelines, policies, procedures, grant eligibility, and reporting requirements.Ability to interpret guidelines, policies, procedures, and regulations, to evaluate financial data for reasonableness, necessity, and conformity with grant requirements.Ability to communicate effectively and to supervise the work of others.Ability to learn and effectively apply working knowledge of government organizations, operations, and flood mitigation funding programs at the federal, state, and local levels.Ability to exercise poise, tact, diplomacy, and an ability to establish and maintain positive, working/professional relationships with internal and external customers.Ability to adhere to work schedules, follow procedures with respect to leave and submit accurate timesheets by prescribed deadlines.Ability to make mature, objective decisions and identify areas of potential problems.Ability to perform effectively and willingly when changes occur in scope and nature of the work and work environment.Ability to perform routine and non-routine work assignments accurately and on-time with little or no supervision.Ability to perform assigned duties and improve work habits and/or output.Ability to complete assigned work, on time, neatly and with infrequent errors.Ability to interpret policies, procedures, and regulations.Ability to provide prompt, courteous and accurate assistance, and clear and concise communication to internal and external stakeholders both verbally and in writing.Ability to work and cooperate with others in a team environment.Ability to manage multiple tasks.Ability to stand/sit/move to perform activities such as retrieve/replace files in a large file system for boxes up to 30 lbs.Ability and willingness to travel 25% of the time, primarily within the State of Texas.Ability to operate a vehicle (state or personal) for state business and maintain a driver’s license and driving record that complies with state and agency requirements.Ability to work shifts that may exceed 8 hours, including early mornings, nights, and weekends.Ability to train others.

  • Event Attendant (Part Time)

    February 12, 2024

    Salary Range:$15.00 To 15.00 HourlyDo you enjoy watching an event come to life?Do you know anyone wanting to make a few extra dollars a week in the evening or over the weekend?THE CITY OF LEAWOOD, KANSAS is looking for an Event Attendant (Part-Time Position) We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced individual to join our team as an Event Attendant with the Recreation Division in the Parks, Recreation, & Arts Department. Summary of the Position: The Event (Recreation) Attendant greets patrons, answers questions, and assists in the execution of community center classes, facility tours, and privately hosted events. Additional Information: Average number of hours will depend on the event schedule. Hours are predominantly evenings and/or weekends.Average of 10-20 hours a weekPeak Season (May – October)Off-Season (November – April)General Responsibilities:Safely and promptly facilitates the opening and closing procedures for the Lodge at Ironwoods and Leawood Community Center. Responsibilities include ensuring facilities are clean and properly set, necessary trash/personal items removed and facility is un/locked and dis/armed appropriately.Assists patrons with any event related needs that might occur including but not limited to help with set up, technology, and reiteration of rules, regulations, and expectations of policies.Works with third party vendors during facility rentals concerning load-in, set-up, and tear down.Oversees the operation and troubleshooting of audio/visual equipment during scheduled events.Assists full-time staff with tasks and projects as needed.The Event (Recreation) Attendant will be assigned to the Leawood Community Center and the Lodge at Ironwoods.Lodge at IronwoodsProvides tours and information regarding large-scale rentals such as weddings, personal celebrations, and corporate events.Works independently, with little or no supervision, in the execution of private event rentals with any needs including but limited to last minute layout changes, interactions with Leawood security officers, re-stocking and general up-keep of restrooms, kitchen, and collaboration with outside vendors during events.Leawood Community CenterAssists patrons with general inquiries regarding Parks, Recreation, and Arts facilities and programs whether that be in person or over the phone and directs them appropriately.Greets patrons entering the Community Center and directs patrons to the appropriate location for classes and events.May assist in registration for Parks, Recreation, and Arts programs, special events, facility rental and pool passes, and ensures information is entered into the RecTrac software system. Directs questions or concerns to the appropriate Recreation Staff member for additional information when needed.Minimum Requirements: Must have a high school diploma or equivalent.  Must be at least 18 years of age or older.  Minimum of one (1) year of experience working in a customer service based position and experience working large events is preferred. Experience working with audio/visual equipment, preferred.  Must possess a valid driver’s license and acceptable driving record per the City’s drivers Use of Vehicles for City Business policy throughout employment with the City. Accepting Applications through Monday, March 4, 2024 Starting Rate of Pay: $15.00 / hourly The Event (Recreation) Attendant position is a part time, non-benefits eligible position. This position is eligible to receive merit based pay increases upon the employee anniversary date.

  • Entry Landscape Parks Maintenance Worker

    February 12, 2024

    Salary Range:$20.00 To 23.00 HourlyDo you enjoy working outdoors and using your hands?Do you enjoy watching what you plant come to life and grow?Do you want to continue to thrive and grow in a career through continued training and experience?Want to help the City of Leawood’s Parks Maintenance division thrive?   THE CITY OF LEAWOOD, KANSAS is looking for an Entry Landscape Parks Maintenance Worker We are seeking a highly skilled and eager to learn individual to join our team as Parks Maintenance Worker on our Horticulture and Forestry Maintenance Crew. At the City of Leawood, we understand that a healthy work-life balance is essential for the success and well-being of our employees. That's why we're thrilled to present our latest initiative – the New Hire 40-Hour Vacation Program! This program is designed to give our newest team members the chance to recharge, explore, and connect with their passions outside of work.  From day one, enjoy the luxury of 40 hours of fully paid time off. Whether you use it for a long weekend getaway, quality time with loved ones, or simply to relax at home, this program is all about YOU. We understand that everyone has different preferences, values, and life situations - tailor your vacation hours to fit your unique needs and schedule. Our goal is to make your time off work seamlessly with your life.  We believe that happy employees lead to a thriving workplace. Join us in embracing a culture that values not just the work you do but also the experiences that make you unique. Additional Information: The City of Leawood offers career development opportunities in which the employee could increase their experience, training, and pay.  The position is eligible to receive merit based pay increases every year (merit increase up to 5% increase).  Employees also receive a Time In Service Bonus every three years of employment on their anniversary date equal to 5% of their annual salary.    Summary of the Position: The Landscape Parks Maintenance Worker will learn and grow in a wide variety of tasks related to the planting and maintenance of flowers, shrubs, and trees. Assists in emergency operations, including snow removal, flood response and other natural disasters.  General Overview of Responsibilities: Assists with the planting, removal and overall maintenance of trees in right-of-way, city facilities and parks.Assists in regular inspections for insect, weed and disease problems in trees, shrubs and plantings.Assists in the landscaping and maintenance of City-owned facilities and parks.Assists in preparing park property and facilities for public use including but not limited to setting up and breaking down of furniture and ensuring public restrooms and shelter houses are clean and functioning properly.Ensures all division equipment and vehicles are in proper operating condition prior to use.Employee will be required to assist with snow removal operations and other emergency activities which require occasionally working extended shifts and after normal working hours, including weekends and/or holidays.Minimum Requirements:  Must have a high school diploma or equivalent.  Two (2) years of experience in parks or landscape maintenance, preferred.  Class A Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) with air brakes and tanker endorsements, preferred. Must possess a valid driver’s license and acceptable driving record per the City’s drivers Use of Vehicles for City Business policy throughout employment with the City. Accepting Applications through Monday, February 26, 2024 Starting Rate of Pay: $20.00 - $23.00 / hourly, DOQ (This is a non-exempt benefits eligible position.)*Applicants that currently hold a valid Commercial Driver's License (CDL) Class A or B is eligible to receive a stipend; up to $5,000 for a Class A and up to $3,000 for a Class B. Submit your application TODAY!

  • Entry Forestry Maintenance Worker

    February 12, 2024

    Salary Range:$20.00 To 23.00 HourlyDo you enjoy working outdoors and using your hands?Do you enjoy watching what you plant come to life and grow? Do you want to continue to thrive and grow in your experience, training and education?  THE CITY OF LEAWOOD, KANSAS is looking for an Entry Forestry Maintenance Worker We are seeking a highly skilled and eager to learn individual to join our team as Parks Maintenance Worker on our Horticulture and Forestry Maintenance Crew. At the City of Leawood, we understand that a healthy work-life balance is essential for the success and well-being of our employees. That's why we're thrilled to present our latest initiative – the New Hire 40-Hour Vacation Program! This program is designed to give our newest team members the chance to recharge, explore, and connect with their passions outside of work.  From day one, enjoy the luxury of 40 hours of fully paid time off. Whether you use it for a long weekend getaway, quality time with loved ones, or simply to relax at home, this program is all about YOU. We understand that everyone has different preferences, values, and life situations - tailor your vacation hours to fit your unique needs and schedule. Our goal is to make your time off work seamlessly with your life.  We believe that happy employees lead to a thriving workplace. Join us in embracing a culture that values not just the work you do but also the experiences that make you unique.Additional Information: The City of Leawood offers career development opportunities in which the employee could increase their experience, training, and pay.  The position is eligible to receive merit based pay increases every year (merit increase up to 5% increase).  Employees also receive a Time In Service Bonus every three years of employment on their anniversary date equal to 5% of their annual salary.   Summary of the Position: The Forestry Maintenance Worker will learn and grow in a wide variety of tasks related to the planting and maintenance of shrubs and trees. Assists in emergency operations, including snow removal, flood response and other natural disasters. General Overview of Responsibilities: Assists with the planting, removal and overall maintenance of trees in right-of-way, city facilities and parks.Assists in regular inspections for insect, weed and disease problems in trees, shrubs and plantings.Assists in the landscaping and maintenance of City-owned facilities and parks.Assists in preparing park property and facilities for public use including but not limited to setting up and breaking down of furniture and ensuring public restrooms and shelter houses are clean and functioning properly.Ensures all division equipment and vehicles are in proper operating condition prior to use.Employee will be required to assist with snow removal operations and other emergency activities which require occasionally working extended shifts and after normal working hours, including weekends and/or holidays.Minimum Requirements:  Must have a high school diploma or equivalent.   Two (2) years of experience in tree maintenance or parks maintenance, preferred.   Class A Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) with air brakes and tanker endorsements, preferred.   Must possess a valid driver’s license and acceptable driving record per the City’s drivers Use of Vehicles for City Business policy throughout employment with the City.Accepting Applications through Monday, February 26, 2024 Starting Rate of Pay: $20.00 - $23.00 / hourly (This is a non-exempt benefits eligible position.)*Applicants that currently hold a valid Commercial Driver's License (CDL) Class A or B is eligible to receive a stipend; up to $5,000 for a Class A and up to $3,000 for a Class B. Submit your application TODAY!

  • Mgr., Legal Counsel Employment Law

    February 12, 2024

    Overview: Spectrum keeps more than 32 million customers connected across our 41-state footprint by offering state-of-the-art products and services including Spectrum Internet®, TV, mobile, and voice. Our legal department handles risk assessment and strategic guidance, ensuring compliance, managing contracts, and protecting the organization's interests. *This position is eligible to work in a hybrid work model (combination of in-office and remote days)*The Manager, Counsel position is an opportunity for an attorney with a history of academic and professional overachievement to begin a career on the Employment Law Team in the Legal Department of a Fortune 100 company.  We promote a culture of excellence that celebrates diversity, innovative thinking and dedication to consistently exceeding our clients’ expectations.  We encourage new ideas and look forward to our team members’ individual and collective contributions.    As a member of the Employment Law Team, you will provide the highest quality legal support to the Employment Law Team’s clients, which include our HR organization, our various business unit partners, and company management, on a full range of U.S. employment law issues.   BE PART OF THE CONNECTION As a talented writer with an aptitude for highly efficient communications, you will be primarily responsible for effective handling of employment-related, administrative claims pending with federal and state agencies, including developing strategy, conducting investigations, preparing responses to claims, and attending evidentiary hearings.  You are someone who enjoys persuasive writing, staying current on employment law developments and supporting our team in providing clients with practical guidance.  The position requires excellent communication, organizational and analytical skills.  WHAT OUR MANAGER, COUNSEL ENJOYS MOSTActively and consistently supporting all efforts to simplify and enhance the customer experienceResearching general legal issuesInterpreting laws, rulings, and regulations for the corporationNegotiating and drafting business agreementsFielding and answering questions from business units concerning transactional issues, compliance implications, and other legal topicsCoordinating and managing outside counselWorking with senior in-house attorneys to proactively identify and address key legal issues for managementKeeping informed of industry-specific regulationsLeading and directing the work of others, as neededPerforming other duties and responsibilities as assigned WHAT YOU’LL BRING TO SPECTRUMREQUIRED QUALIFICATIONSEducationJuris Doctor degree from an accredited law schoolAdmission to State Bar in which Attorney practices Related Work Experience1+ years experience in general business legal issues WORKING CONDITIONS Office environment  SPECTRUM CONNECTS YOU TO MOREDynamic Growth: The growth of our industry and evolving technology powers our employees’ careers as they move up or around the companySupportive Teams: Who you are matters here. And, we aim to foster an inclusive workplace where every person is empowered to bring their best ideasLearning Culture: With a dedicated focus on training and development, employees can have confidence that day one is truly just the beginning of a dynamic careerTotal Rewards: See all the ways we invest in you—at work and in life  

  • Government Affairs and Global Public Policy Internship – Denver International Airport

    February 09, 2024

    Denver International Airport (DEN) is the third-busiest airport in the United States and fifth busiest airport in the world, connecting our community globally through flight and business. DEN is the primary economic engine for the state of Colorado, generating more than $36.4 billion for the region annually and employing more than 39,000 people. At DEN, we are committed to fostering a diverse, inclusive, and equitable workplace. We celebrate individuality and uplift all races, ethnicities, gender identities, national origins, ages, abilities, religion, and LGBTQIA+ communities. We know that our diversity makes us stronger, and we strive to keep diversity, equity, and inclusion at the center of all that we do. At DEN, the Government Affairs & Global Public Policy Division (GAGPP) serves as a trusted leadership partner and provides enterprise-wide guidance, coordination and collaboration focused on multi-sector stakeholders and government officials to advance global strategy and innovation priorities. This includes formulating and communicating on policy matters at all levels (international, federal, state, regional, and local), leading DEN’s City Council approval process, and managing its memberships & sponsorships and state and federal lobbying contracts. In addition, GAGPP advises the Chief Executive Officer and Executive/Senior Leadership on trends, risks, and opportunities related to DEN’s future growth and strategy. Our ideal candidate has some or all the following experience, skills, and characteristics:An interest in public service and enhancing the customer experienceProficiency with a wide range of technological, policy, and political resourcesStrong listening, communication, writing, organizational, and interpersonal skillsAbility to anticipate questions and prepare accordingly for conversations and meetingsAttention to detail and seeks further guidance on assignments prior to deadlinesTakes initiative and is adaptable within a dynamic organization and evolving industry To be most successful, our ideal candidate will also:Maintains respect for self and othersPresents a high degree of professionalism and prioritizes integrity and team valuesExhibits a commitment to learning and is not afraid to seek constructive feedbackIs intentional about being kind, considerate, and flexible with teammates and superiorsHas a positive attitude and sense of purposeEnjoys a sense of humor Required Minimum QualificationsEducation: Current enrollment in an accredited college program leading to a certificate, licensure, associates, bachelor’s, or higher degree in political science, public administration, aviation management, law, public affairs, business administration, government, social sciences, or another related field or a recent graduate (completed specified program within 1 year of completion)Experience: None Education and Experience Equivalency: No substitution of experience for education is permitted Mandatory Documentation Required to be Considered for this Position1–2-page Resume (with most current information)Transcripts – either official or unofficial; dated within your current academic termPreferred Additional DocumentStatement of Interest on why you are interested in the GAGPP Division at DEN LocationThe City and County of Denver supports a hybrid workplace model with a required minimum of three days in office. Employees work where needed to support business, at the Denver International Airport. We do not offer housing or relocation assistance for this position.Internship Duration and HoursThis is a 6-month college internship with a completion date of December 27th, 2024, with a maximum of 35 hours per week. FBI Background CheckFBI criminal background check is required for all positions at Denver International Airport (DEN). Employees are also required to report any felony convictions and/or moving violations to maintain this clearance and be eligible for continued employment. By position, a pre-employment physical/drug test may be required.Application DeadlineThis position is expected to stay open until March 11, 2024. Please submit your application as soon as possible and no later than March 11, 2024, at midnight to ensure consideration. About Everything Else Job ProfileTA3181 Professional Administration InternTo view the full job profile including position specifications, physical demands, and probationary period, click here. Position TypeOncall Position Salary Range$19.28 - $21.79 based on level of education Starting Pay$19.28 – $21.79 AgencyDenver International Airport The City and County of Denver provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, genetic information, age, or any other status protected under federal, state, and/or local law.  Applicants for employment with the City and County of Denver must have valid work authorization that does not require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the U.S. For information about right to work, click here for English or here for Spanish.

  • Paid Summer Intern

    February 08, 2024

    The Delaware River Port Authority (“DRPA”) is a bi-state agency of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the State of New Jersey.  It owns and operates the Benjamin Franklin, Walt Whitman, Commodore Barry, and Betsy Ross Bridges which are four major bridge crossings of the Delaware River.  The Authority’s transit subsidiary, the Port Authority Transit Corporation (“PATCO”), operates a two-track rapid transit line between Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and Lindenwold, New Jersey.  Program DescriptionThe DRPA/PATCO is seeking to hire college students for the 2024 summer season to work as Administrative Interns in various departments at DRPA and PATCO.  The hourly rate for these intern positions is $16.00.  We are also looking to hire college and trade school students to fill our Trades Intern positions.  The Trades Interns will work in our Toll, Construction & Maintenance, Fleet, Custodial, and Groundskeeping departments.  Some PATCO Trades Interns will be paid a higher hourly rate per the applicable Collective Bargaining Agreement. Students who wish to apply for either an Administrative or Trades summer internship must meet the following criteria: All assignments require a full-time commitment (40 hours) for 12 weeks.Successful completion of a comprehensive background investigation.Successful completion of a medical examination which includes a laboratory screening for substance abuse. QualificationsTo perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the duties, responsibilities, knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. The Authority will adhere to all applicable laws and regulations in assessing an employee's ability to carry out or otherwise meet the job requirements set forth herein in a satisfactory manner. Education and/or ExperienceRequired:High school diploma or general education degree (GED). Applicants must be 18 years of age. Administrative Intern applicants must attend an accredited college/university, including a community college (junior college), and their home residence must be located within DRPA’s Port District, which includes (Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery, and Philadelphia counties in Pennsylvania, and Atlantic, Burlington, Camden, Cape May, Cumberland, Gloucester, Ocean, and Salem, counties in New Jersey). Students who attend an accredited trade school, and who reside in the DRPA’s Port District (outlined above), will be considered for Trades Intern opportunities, and may also be considered for Administrative Intern opportunities. Applicants must have a written reference from their college/university/trade school. Applicants must provide an official school transcript with the raised seal. A Few Benefits of Interning at the Delaware River Port Authority:Competitive pay.Paid weekly.Free parking at all facilities.Complimentary passage on DRPA bridges when they are used for commuting to and from work only.Complimentary travel on PATCO, when the train is used for commuting to and from work only.Opportunity to participate in a meaningful learning experience with industry leaders and professionals.Professional development and networking opportunities. Please check your spam or clutter for any emails regarding this selection process. EEO/AA/DVMJob Location: Camden, New Jersey, United States Position Type: Full-Time/Regular

  • Air Force Civilian Service - PALACE Acquire Position in Security

    February 08, 2024

    Full-time, paid three-year developmental position. The Air Force Civilian Security, PALACE Acquire (PAQ) program is for those with, or approaching, a bachelors or master’s degree. Preferred areas of study include Criminal Justice, Security, Business, Psychology, Intelligence, Global & International Studies, Political Science, or Humanities. PAQ offers the opportunity to occupy a permanent full-time position within a formal developmental program designed to let you experience both personal and professional growth, while dealing effectively and ethically with change, complexity, and problem solving. You will be eligible to receive annual promotions with salary increases based upon your successful performance and supervisory approval. Upon completion of the formal three-year training program, you will be placed in a permanent position, making it a great opportunity to begin a successful civilian career.Air Force Civilian Security Program Administration Professionals are responsible for protecting national security. They provide expert advice, analysis, and operational plans and policies with the purpose of identifying and protecting information, personnel, property, facilities, operations, and material from unauthorized disclosure, misuse, theft, espionage, sabotage, or loss. Duties involve developing, evaluating, educating, and maintaining policies, procedures, and methods used to safeguard information, property, personnel, operations, and materials. Work is primarily performed in the areas of information, personnel, industrial, operations, anti-terrorism, and physical security.This is NOT a military position. Civilian Security personnel are critical members of our team, providing the diverse expertise and leadership needed to secure our nation’s defense.The Air Force Civilian Service (AFCS) is actively recruiting recent graduates to fill a full-time, entry-level developmental Security position at the following location(s):Fairchild AFB, WAMinot AFB, NDWhiteman AFB, MOWright-Patterson AFB, OHKey Requirements:U.S. Citizenship.Minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 grading scale.To be considered for this Recent Graduate position, you must have graduated no more than two-years prior to the projected date of hire.Bachelor’s or master’s degree from an accredited educational institution authorized to grant baccalaureate or graduate degrees (Note: ALL graduates with a Bachelor's/master’s degree start out at the same GS-07 pay grade).Must sign an Air Force-wide mobility agreement (means that you are willing to relocate after you have successfully completed the program).Ability to obtain and maintain the appropriate security clearance (Air Force will fund the clearance).Relocation costs will NOT be covered and are the responsibility of the potential selectee.Only serious qualified applicants need apply.To be considered, you MUST provide both your Resume and Official Transcript(s). Email your Resume and Official Transcript, along with any questions you may have, to afpc.security.cft@us.af.mil.

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Robert Ituarte

The online MSDM gives me the opportunity to expand my specialized knowledge and offer applicable expertise in the field, volunteering with my city’s Emergency Operations Center in regional training activities.

ROBERT ITUARTE
BEM 2017, MSDM 2017