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Cameron Christiansen of Palmer is part of the Concordia IMPROVables, an improvisational theatre group that brought 24 hours of laughs to campus March 20 to March 21 in the Janzow Campus Center, Concordia University, Seward, Nebraska. He also played the ...

Woman injured when car strikes tree on N.E. Seward


The Shawnee Heights Fire Department and Shawnee County Sheriff’s Office responded about 6:35 p.m. to the crash, which occurred at N.E. Seward and Rice Road. Sheriff’s deputy Andy Mergen said at the scene that witnesses reported seeing the car ...

Nebraska unemployment rate now lowest in nation


all three of Nebraska's designated metro areas — Omaha, Lincoln and Grand Island — had more jobs than a year ago. The unemployment rate in the Lincoln Metropolitan statistical area, which includes Lancaster and Seward counties, dropped to 2.4 percent ...

Scout makes Food Net donation


The Girl Scout Cookie Program is the largest girl-led business in the world. This year, more than 12,000 girls throughout Nebraska developed their leadership abilities and learned important life skills through their participation, and hundreds of thousands ...

Agriculture plays a key role in our economy


These are big numbers. These dollars are the result of Nebraska's largest industry. The final stop was at the 47th Annual Kiwanis Ag Leaders Banquet in Seward which featured the presentation of ag awards to three Agri-Business Operations in Seward County.

T.R. Hughes, former president of Seward family business, dead at 76


The 32-year-old Omaha native just changed careers. Tuesday's Big Ten baseball action between Cal State Fullerton and Nebraska at Haymarket Park. Photos by Francis Gardler/Lincoln Journal Star.

Helicopter flights will help map Nebraska groundwater


The low-level flights will cross parts of Butler, Saunders, Seward, Sarpy, Douglas, Lancaster, Cass, Otoe, Johnson, Nemaha, Richardson, Pawnee and Gage counties. The helicopter will carry electronic instruments on a steel frame suspended 100 feet below the ...

Holguin signs at NAIA school


The Clovis High senior decided to sign a letter-of-intent to play football with Concordia, an NAIA school in Seward, Nebraska. Holguin, a 6-foot, 168-pound linebacker, was considering a handful of other schools, including Lewis and Clark in Portland ...

(Neb.)-Rimrock Ranch Owner TR Huges Passed Away At 76 Tuesday


76 year old TR Hughes, a long time buffalo rancher and owner of RimRock Ranch, passed away on Tuesday in Seward, NE. T.R. was very active in his working life and in his home community of Seward, where he graduated from high school in 1956. He then earned a ...

Celebrating Nebraska agriculture


which contributes up to $23 billion dollars annually to Nebraska’s economy. On Monday, I visited Omaha, Broken Bow, North Platte, and Seward to recognize the success of our state’s many agribusinesses. Nebraska’s Ag Director Greg Ibach, Nebraska Farm ...

MRS. SEWARD HAS PASSED AWAY


Roy-Hart alumni will remember the lovable Mrs. Seward, who had served the district as a substitute music teacher from 1973 to 1995. Who can ever forget the delightful chorus she always shared with t…

Find an Orthodox Church in Alaska.Discover Ancient Christian Faith in Alaska.


Find an Orthodox Church in Alaska.Discover Ancient Christian Faith in Alaska. Βρεί ;τε μια ορθa 2;δοξ&et a; εκκ&l ambda;ησί& alpha; στην Αλά&sig ma;κα. Ανακ αλύ&psi ;τε την αρχα& #943;α πρωτ&omi cron;χρι&sig ma;τιαν ική πίστ&et a; και εκκ&l ambda;ησί& alpha; στην Αλά&sig ma;κα. Orthodox …

My First Winter in Alaska


Hi everyone!  Now that it’s officially spring, I thought I’d fill everyone in on how my first winter in Alaska went.  One of the first things people ask me when they hear I’m from Alaska is “How are t…

Anthony Seward’s Photobucket Gallery


We recently stumbled across a rather impressive photobucket gallery of various armored fighting vehicles that we felt was worth posting about.  This gallery belongs to Anthony Seward (ldshrecceboy) an…

May 5, 1862 - French Victorious in Battle of Puebla


With the ousting of Santa Anna, the Liberals of Mexico secured control of higher government in Mexico City. For years, federal authority in Mexico had been pulled in a multidirectional tug-of-war that…

Soaking up Seward, Hiking Flat Top, and weekend recap!


I can’t believe that Christie and I have been in Anchorage for over 3 weeks now! The time has flown by! We are trying to soak up everything we can in the last weeks we are here. This weekend, Christi…

Bestemming in de kijker: Yukon (Canada) & Alaska (USA)


Alaska & Yukon zijn de “last frontier” van Canada, ideaal voor zij die van “off the beaten track” bestemmingen houden. De natuur is er extreem en afwisselend: de kleuren, het weer… Dat maakt dit stukj…

Work Like a Captain, Play Like a Pirate at Chinooks Bar and Grill in Seward, AK


Today officially marks the first day of spring! Woohoo! For us “Alaskans” we are enjoying 12 long daylight hours now from 8am until 8pm. Before we know it, the midnight sun will be upon us and we’ll b…

RV Sikuliaq Commissioned in Seward (Alaska)


A commissioning ceremony and community reception for oceanographic research vessel the R/V Sikuliaq took place in Dale R Lindsey Alaska Railroad Terminal in Seward, Saturday March 7, 2014. The...

Storms in Seward Alaska and Life


He in his madness prays for storms, and dreams that storms will bring him peace. – Mikhail Lermontov ☮☪⚖b 80;♛⋆♡ While it seems crazy to “pray for storms”,  “storms&rdquo ; are often followed by a period of refl…




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Get a Homeland Security Job in SEWARD NEBRASKA

What You Need to Know

The Department of Homeland Security has unique career opportunities that will challenge your mind and reward your skills and talents. As a Homeland Security employee, you will help secure our borders, airports, seaports and waterways; research and develop the latest security technologies; respond to natural disasters or terrorists acts; and analyze intelligence reports.

Next Steps

  1. Find the Job Right for You. Find DHS jobs at dhs.usajobs.gov.

    You can also use USAJOBS through an Interactive Voice Response Telephone System
    phone: 703-724-1850
    TDD: 978-461-8404.

    From general mission support to law enforcement to immigration and travel security to prevention and response, exciting professional growth opportunities exist throughout the Department.

  • Mission support careers involve the following fields: medical, human resources, facilities, budget, procurement, science and technology, training, intelligence, planning and coordination, detection, civil rights, fraud detection and more.
  • Law enforcement careers offer positions in protection of the President, Vice President, their families, heads of state and other designated inpiduals; securing the nation’s borders and enforcing immigration laws; interagency law enforcement training; and enforcing economic, transportation and infrastructure security.
  • Immigration and travel security careers involve protecting the nation’s transportation systems, as well as overseeing lawful immigration to the U.S.
  • Prevention and response careers protect the public, environment and U.S. economic and security interests in any maritime region, as well as provide preparedness, protection, response, recovery and mitigation to reduce loss of life and property and protect the nation from all hazards are what these careers are all about.
  1. Read the Job Announcement. The announcement will provide you with information about job qualifications, duties, salary, duty location, benefits, and security requirements. Here you will be able to determine if your interests, education, and professional background make you a good candidate for the job.

A list of common terms is available to assist you in understanding Department job announcements.

Most Homeland Security jobs require U.S. citizenship and successful completion of a full background investigation and drug screening.

  1. Apply for the Job. Follow the instructions in the “How to Apply” section of each USAJOBS announcement (upper right tab). Instructions will guide you through the application process, providing you detailed information on the questions, forms, and format that must be addressed and used to capture your qualifications for the job. Submit all required documents and pay close attention to the application due date and application procedures, which will vary by job and the Department component.

    During the application process, veterans may be asked to identify Veterans Preference status.

    To post your resume online, apply to certain federal jobs, check on the status of your application, and receive automated job alerts, you must create a USAJOBS member account.

  2. Interview for the Job. The names of best-qualified candidates will be forwarded to the supervisor or hiring official. If you are one of the best-qualified candidates, the supervisor or hiring official may interview you in person or by telephone, or in rare cases may hire you based solely on your application materials. Selection procedures are subject to Federal Civil Service laws, which ensure that all applicants receive fair and equal treatment in the hiring process.

Tips

No matter where you are in your career - at the very beginning, transitioning to the federal government mid-career, or another stage in your professional life - the Department of Homeland Security has a place for you.

  • Student and Recent Graduate Job Opportunities - Learn about internships, fellowships and training programs available across the Department.
  • Experienced Professionals - Use your technical skills and management experience to contribute to the homeland security mission. Explore meaningful career opportunities today.
  • Retirees - The Department offers retirees meaningful work opportunities, including short- and long-term projects, on a part-time or flexible schedule.
  • Veterans - The Department is committed to recruiting and employing eligible veterans for suitable jobs.

LEARN MORE

Last Published Date: December 16, 2014

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Cautions with Jasbug in SEWARD NEBRASKA

The "Jasbug" is a flaw in the way that computers have access to a network. If any of the hackers had known this since 2000, they could have used to infiltrate computer systems company and take complete control.

Suppose you use your laptop and public access to Wi-Fi to connect to the office computers. Hackers nearby could spy, steal documents or introduce malware ... I mean, everything.

There is still no evidence that someone has taken advantage of Jasbug and did this. But it may be too early to say.

Microsoft considered that the gravity of this situation was "critical". Even Alert guaranteed by the Department of Homeland Security and similar warnings from major companies in cybersecurity.

Jasbug affects everything from Windows Vista to Windows 8.1 newer. This is the kind of problem that will give you many headaches for system administrators and IT staff of the company.

Some mistakes are too embedded in the code. The Jasbug was so embedded that Microsoft had to return to restructure some basic parts of Windows.

Consider this another example of that small defects embedded in computer code could give you problems later. In fact, Microsoft did not even find on your own.

Jeff Schmidt, an independent researcher JAS Global Advisors in Chicago, discovered a year ago while working on another project. He alerted Microsoft and have since worked together to fix this error.

Why it took so long to fix it? Jasbug is a problem with the design of the Microsoft operating system itself. The company had to restructure basic parts of your engine giant ... and test it thoroughly to make sure it still worked fine.

Microsoft can not afford to make arrangements affecting a complete system. Remember that according Netmarketshare, Windows is used by 91% of computers worldwide. [10]




Protect Your Business in SEWARD NEBRASKA from Spring Weather Threats

This winter has been particularly harsh for businesses in the northeast and parts of the southern U.S., as record snowfalls and frigid temperatures forced many companies to close their doors for several days.

Many parts of the country are bracing for possible spring floods that may follow when the snow melts. Meanwhile, April through June is the peak time for tornadoes, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). The Southeast, Midwest, the Gulf States and the South Central region are particularly vulnerable to these dangerous windstorms.

Now is a good time to make a plan to protect your clients, customers and your business for the threats caused by spring storms and floods. Join the U.S. Small Business Administration and Agility Recovery on Tuesday, March 10 at 2 p.m. EDT for a free webinar on best practices for mitigating spring weather risks. These preparedness tips are based on real-life recovery experiences from business owners.

The SBA has partnered with Agility to offer business continuity strategies through its “PrepareMyBusiness” website. Visit www.preparemybusiness.org to access previous webinars and for additional preparedness tips.

The SBA provides disaster recovery assistance in the form of low-interest loans to homeowners, renters, private nonprofits and businesses of all sizes. To learn more, visit www.sba.gov/disaster.

WHAT: “Preparing for Severe Spring Weather” - A presentation from Agility CEO Bob Boyd, followed by a question and answer session.

WHEN: Tuesday, March 10, 2015 from 2 –3 p.m. EDT
HOW:

Space is limited. Register at http://agil.me/springprepsba

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