Sunday, March 10, 2019

Job Opportunity, Virtual Career Fair, and Weekly Agenda for Tuesday, 12 March 2019


0700-0800:  Introductions, Assistance, and Open Forum Networking

During introductions, tell us a bit about yourself and any networking needs. We can help with referrals, advice, job search assistance, and other networking.  We welcome topics for general discussion as well. 


12 March:  Open Forum Networking

19 March:  TBD or Open Forum Networking

If you have a speaker in mind for an upcoming Tuesday, or would like to lead a discussion yourself, just let me know, at

3.  JOB OPPORTUNITY:  Veterans Liaison for Congressman Ed Perlmutter.
Thanks to BizNet member J.J. Mackin (USNA '68) for passing along this item: 

Job Description
Constituent Services Representative
Area of expertise: Military/DOD/Veterans
Office of Congressman Ed Perlmutter
Location: District Office, Lakewood CO

General Description:
The emphasis of this particular position is on Veterans and military issues, outreach and casework. Congressman Perlmutter is looking for an energetic advocate with a passion for Veterans and their families. In addition to the Veteran focus the successful candidate will be expected to attend events and meetings outside the office, to prepare briefings and meeting memos for the Congressman, staff events on the weekends as needed, handle all aspects of the Veteran’s Advisory Board, Science Space and Tech issues as well as complete other duties as assigned. This individual should have an in-depth understanding of the operational structure of the armed forces and Department of Veterans Affairs, their administrative procedures and workings, and should have a general comfort level working with the military, Veterans, general public, elected officials and community leaders. Military service is not required but will be looked upon as a plus in the evaluation. In addition to Veterans issues there may be other issues assigned to this person, as well as specific geographic areas within the 7th District.

Primary Responsibilities:
This position handles all military, DOD, Veterans casework and all outreach to the military, DOD, Veterans, DHS and aerospace communities. The responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Intake, evaluation and completion of casework.
  • Staffing the Congressman at events and meetings---in and outside of the office.
  • Preparing memos, briefings or other materials for the Congressman and/or staff.
  • Meet with constituents.
  • Handle the Veterans and Science Space and Technology advisory committees.
  • Work with staff and others on the Veterans History Project (VHP), military medals ceremonies or other similar events.
  • Work evenings and weekends as needed.
  • Engage with other congressional offices, federal, state and local agencies and Veteran Service Organizations.
  • Perform community outreach.
  • A successful candidate should also be a self-starter, accessible, detail-oriented and able to multi-task while meeting and exceeding deadlines.  

The salary will be a range commensurate with experience. Inquire with the Chief of Staff. This position provides full federal government benefits (health, dental, retirement), other benefits can be discussed.

Please submit a cover letter and résumé as soon as possible via email ONLY to   


Thanks to BizNet Member Bob Fretzs (USAFA '71) for passing along this item from the Military Officer's Association of America (MOAA):

Are you a service member, veteran, or military spouse looking for career advancement, or a human resources professional, talent acquisition specialist or recruiter looking to connect the military/veteran/spouse community?

Register for MOAA’s Spring Virtual Career Fair on Wed, March 13, 2019 from 1:00 - 3:00 PM (EDT). Free for both employers and candidates.

There is still space available for candidates and a few booths remaining for employers.  Learn more and register at:

Erin E. Stone
Captain, Judge Advocate Generals Corps, U.S. Navy (Ret)
Program Director, Engagement
Military Officers Association of America (MOAA)
201 N Washington Street
Alexandria, Virginia 22314-2539
800.234.6622; 703.838.8176

Be sure to join us for MOAA’s Virtual Career Fair on Wed, March 13, 2019 from 1:00 - 3:00 PM (EDT).  MOAA's free Virtual Career Fair is open to all servicemembers, veterans, and military spouses. 

Have a great week.

Joe Paniccia (USMA '84)

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