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Thursday, January 28, 2016

Application for the first Accessibility Officer at The White House is open now through February 9th

USA/Jobs has the following position posted, with link for full information and how to apply (farout).

Begin a challenging and exciting career with the Executive Office of the President (EOP) providing support to the President of the United States. The EOP has responsibility for tasks ranging from communicating the President's message to the American people to promoting our trade interests abroad. The EOP is comprised of The White House, Executive Residence, Office of the Vice President, Office of the United States Trade Representatives, Office of Science and Technology Policy, Office of National Drug Control Policy, Office of Management and Budget, National Security Staff, Council on Environmental Quality, Council of Economic Advisers, and the Office of Administration. The Office of Administration (OA) provides a full array of customer-based services to the EOP. To learn more about OA, please visit http://www.WhiteHouse.gov/OA.

This position is located in the Executive Office of the President (EOP), Office of Administration (OA), Office of Chief Administrative Officer (OCAO). The incumbent serves as the EOP Accessibility Officer, serving as the overall accessibility program manager and expert advisor for the various offices that contribute to the overall accessibility program set forth in the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, a complex law which prohibits discrimination on the basis of disability in federal agencies. The EOP is committed to being a model employer and strives to create and maintain a work environment which promotes and supports diversity and inclusion where services and opportunities are accessible to all qualified persons with disabilities. EOP buys, builds, maintains and uses electronics and information technology to make it accessible to people with disabilities (current employees as well as members of the public).


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