Stimulating Federal IT Jobs

USAjobs.gov recently posted federal jobs created by Presient Bush's stimulus package -- the 2009 American Recovery Reinvestment Act (ARRA). A search using "ARRA" as a keyword brought up 192 jobs. Not too mnay of those jobs are federal information tech posts, however. A search consisting of "ARRA and information technology" produced just six hits, with two jobs in the Agriculture Department, two in the Housing and Urban Development Department, and one each in the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and General Services Administration:

USAjobs.gov recently posted federal jobs created by President Obama's stimulus package -- the 2009 American Recovery Reinvestment Act (ARRA). A search using "ARRA" as a keyword brought up 192 jobs. Not too many of those jobs are federal information tech posts, however. A search consisting of "ARRA and information technology" produced just six hits, with two jobs in the Agriculture Department, two in the Housing and Urban Development Department, and one each in the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and General Services Administration. Here's the list copied from the site:

1. 6/1/2009 Information Technology Specialist (ARRA)

Amended to reflect a change from 4 yrs to 1 yr, may be extended for 1 additional year. This is an open announcement whereby multiple cut-off dates for the receipt of applications will be established ...[more]

Vacancy Ann.#: 09-RUS65MP-DEU

Who May Apply: Public

Pay Plan: GS-2210-13/13

Appointment Term: Term

Job Status: Full-Time

Opening Date: 5/1/2009

Salary: From 86,927.00 to 113,007.00 USD per year

2. Recovery Jobs - Agriculture

US-DC-Washington 86,927.00+

5/18/2009 Contract Specialist (ARRA)

WHO MAY APPLY: Any U.S. citizen may apply.Please note: These positions areterm appointments being filled under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, for which all qualified applicants with or wi ...[more]

Vacancy Ann.#: R1-09-256851-SG

Who May Apply: Public

Pay Plan: GS-1102-09/12

Appointment Term: Term

Job Status: Full-Time

Opening Date: 5/1/2009

Salary: From 49,020.00 to 92,409.00 USD per year

3. Recovery Jobs - U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

US-OR-Portland 49,020.00+

5/11/2009 Management Information Specialist

Our mission focuses on expanding homeownership, increasing access to affordable housing, strengthening communities through economic development, fighting housing discrimination, and tackling homeless ...[more]

Vacancy Ann.#: RA-256220-DEU

Who May Apply: Public

Pay Plan: GS-0301-13/14

Appointment Term: Term

Job Status: Full-Time

Opening Date: 4/24/2009

Salary: From 86,927.00 to 113,007.00 USD per year

4. Recovery Jobs - Housing and Urban Development

US-DC-Washington DC Metro Area 86,927.00+

5/11/2009 Management Information Specialist

Our mission focuses on expanding homeownership, increasing access to affordable housing, strengthening communities through economic development, fighting housing discrimination, and tackling homeless ...[more]

Vacancy Ann.#: RA-255787-MP

Who May Apply: Status Candidates

Pay Plan: GS-0301-13/14

Appointment Term: Term

Job Status: Full-Time

Opening Date: 4/24/2009

Salary: From 86,927.00 to 113,007.00 USD per year

5. Recovery Jobs - Housing and Urban Development

US-DC-Washington DC Metro Area 86,927.00+

10/30/2009 Contract Specialist/Lead Contract Specialist

This announcement will establish a standing register for Contract Specialist/Lead Contract Specialist positions located within the Public Buildings Service. The resulting list of eligible applicant ...[more]

Vacancy Ann.#: 0900251TC01-DE

Who May Apply: Public

Pay Plan: GS-1102-11/14

Appointment Term: Term

Job Status: Full-Time

Opening Date: 5/5/2009

Salary: From 56,411.00 to 133,543.00 USD per year

6. Recovery Jobs - General Services Administration

US-Throughout the Nation 56,411.00+

10/30/2009 Contract Specialist/Lead Contract Specialist

This announcement will establish a standing register for Contract Specialist/Lead Contract Specialist positions located within the Public Buildings Service. The resulting list of eligible applicant ...[more]

Vacancy Ann.#: 0900252TC01-DE

Who May Apply: Public

Pay Plan: GS-1102-11/14

Appointment Term: Temporary

Job Status: Full-Time

Opening Date: 5/5/2009

Salary: From 56,411.00 to 133,543.00 USD per year