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20 G.I. JOBS | NOVEMBER 2018 | GIJOBS.COM ERIC JOHNSON Fleet Service Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority/Metro* AGE: 34 MILITARY SERVICE: Sergeant (E-5), Army (2003-2009) MOS: Automated Logistical Specialist (92A)/Motor Transport Operator (88M) EDUCATION: • Associate degree, automotive technology, Lincoln Tech, 2010 • Steering and Suspension ASE What do you do? I work for the Pennsylvania State Police in the patrol section. I am currently a supervisor but previously responded to several types of incidents, such as motor vehicle crashes, domestic-related investigations, burglaries, thefts and several tumultuous scenes. As a supervisor I am responsible for the safety and guidance of approximately six or seven troopers. What's the coolest thing about your job? Although it's a very serious occupation, every day I learn something and laugh a lot. I laugh at myself sometimes and share laughs with co-workers. What do you do? I'm responsible for the readiness of the WMATA bus fleet at the Four Mile Run Bus Maintenance Garage. What didn't work in your job search? A bad attitude. Making excuses will ultimately shape your future. Never see yourself as a victim. Take responsibility for everything and you will be fine. What advice would o]b;|u-mvbঞombm] service members? Think about how your MOS transitions into the civilian world. What skills can you take and apply to a solid resume? No one is going to care if you fail or succeed so make your decisions logically. No excuses. These Veterans Found Amazing Careers in State & Local Government SERGEANT MARC ZIEGLER Corporal Pennsylvania State Police AGE: 34 MILITARY SERVICE: 1st Lieutenant (O-2) U.S. Army (2002-2009) MOS: Infantry (11A) EDUCATION: • Associate degree, criminal justice, Valley Forge Military College, 2004 • Bachelor's degree, administration of justice, California University of PA, 2009 1ST LIEUTENANT Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics *Company is a paid client. 313,000 TOTAL STATE AND LOCAL OPPORTUNITIES 157,000 156,000 EDUCATION EXCLUDING EDUCATION TOTAL JOB OPENINGS, HIRES AND TOTAL SEPARATIONS + =

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