(Washington Times) The General Services Administration is advertising to fill more than a dozen jobs and has approved hiring more than 40 employees since July, when the agency’s top official announced a “targeted hiring freeze” in the wake of ongoing spending scandals.
The agency disclosed the recent hires after The Washington Times raised questions this week about an online, internal chat in which a GSA official noted that there was “no hard hiring freeze” and the agency continued filling critical positions.
Indeed, more than a dozen GSA jobs were posted on a federal government hiring website as of Tuesday. Vacant positions included building manager, information technology specialist, contract specialist, realty specialist, financial management analyst, performance manager and appraiser.
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