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5 Federal Careers Hiring at Record Pace

5 Federal Careers Hiring at Record Pace

Kyle Stone | Editor

Program Managers and Administrators

Administrators and Program Managers coordinate and direct the many support services that allow organizations to operate efficiently. Specifical examples of management duties include: payroll, administration, conference planning, data processing, printing and production, records management, telecommunications, security, and energy consumption.

Jobs: Program Manager, Analyst, Operations Manager, Public Administrator

Median Annual Salary

In 2006, the median annual earnings for program managers and administrators were $67,690. Median earnings for employees of State and Local departments were $68,410.

Educational Requirements

Some agencies require occupational health and safety specialists to have a bachelor’s degree in occupational health, safety, or a related field, such as engineering, biology, or chemistry. For some positions, a master’s degree in industrial hygiene or a related subject is required. There also are associate degree and 1-year certificate programs, which primarily are intended for technicians.

Career Tips

• Applicants will face keen competition for the limited number of top-level management jobs; competition should be less severe for lower-level management jobs.

• Employment of program managers and administrators is expected to increase 12 percent by 2016.

Related Information

Career Profile: Local government administrator


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    stanb5

    almost 6 years ago

    4 comments

    I work in the HVAC controls community, is there a need for building automation in the government community?

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    mspencer3rd

    almost 6 years ago

    2 comments

    Positions for Immigration Enforcement Agent are now open until Jan 4th for TX/AZ/NM...

    Try this link: http://jobsearch.usajobs.gov/getjob.asp?JobID=76567693&AVSDM=2008%2...=/agency_search.asp&SUBMIT1.x=110&SUBMIT1.y=13

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    mccarthyysu

    almost 6 years ago

    2 comments

    Veteran disabled 30%. BA degree, Nuclear medicine and great carreer statistics and cannot seem to network into any decent job. by the way live in youngstown ohio (Forbes worst places) and willing to relocate. where are the resources to help us?

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    lwade

    almost 6 years ago

    2 comments

    CDL Class "A" training and Heavy Equipment training. Contact lwade@nationaltrainingschools.com

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    pburkett

    almost 6 years ago

    2 comments

    I just farted ! My bad ! But yea I need a job working for the federal government too....somebody email some info please !

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    sec443

    almost 6 years ago

    4 comments

    I am a former Marine (1/1), and would love to work as an Information Security Engineer. I have a B/S in the field and working on my MS/MBA at this time. I live in San Diego and applied for few times for jobs in the same field that have been open for a while, but no answers. I am not sure where these jobs are gone?

    Simper Fidelis,

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    Cavscout18

    almost 6 years ago

    4 comments

    For everyone looking for a job in federal law enforcement here are some pointers. First and foremost make sure your credit is good with no overdue payments, if not pay them. Get into shape physically, this will help you in the academy. Next due an internal check of yourself to see if you have it in yourself to due the job. e.g. long periods (2-6 months) away from your home, dealing with dirt bags (criminals), and being called every name in the book. You may have to relocate to another part of the country, be prepared. Next go to www.usajobs.gov. Check regulary because different agencies post jobs at different times. Then wait.
    I' am a U.S. Army vet, college grad, and a Federal Agent. I love my job. It is worth the wait and the hard work to be where I am at. The money is good and its nice to wake up to a job that is worthwhile.

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    bluest

    almost 6 years ago

    2 comments

    I've been retired from the military for exactly 1 year this month. I'm working on a contract in Korea and trying to get into the federal system. I have twenty years experience working on the M1 series tank. I was a motor sergeant when I retired, so I have all the experience and skillsets needed to perform the jobs I've seen posted. Please send any information to madison.glynnjr@us.army.mil

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    WILLCARTA

    almost 6 years ago

    2 comments

    141 NORTH 11th ST . #4
    NEWARK , NJ 07107
    WILSON CARTAGENA
    Objective To obtain an entry-level position within a HVAC-R company requiring strong bilingual,analytical and organizational skills
    Experience 2006-PRESENT Navalis Company Inc. Rochester , NY
    HVAC-R TECHNICIAN Edison , NJ
    • Preventive Maintenance and Service Supervisor .Service on commercial warehouse heaters (Dravo,Hastings etc)boilers,exhaust fans,A/C roof top units,split systems,p-tacs.
    Duct work installation and repair , Transitions,of commercial units.
    CERTIFICATIONS:EPA UNIVERSAL,OSHA
    2003–2006 Clara Maass Medical Center Belleville , NJ
    Security Officer
     Posted at different sites in the facility.
     Drove patients and employees to their destination.

    2001-2003 Professional Security Nutley , NJ
    1998-2001 Gateway Security Inc. Newark , NJ

    SECURITY SUPERVISOR
     Relieved 12 posts and toured 2 professional buildings.
     Duties included payroll,schedules and supervision of 12 individuals.
    1994-1998 United States Marine Corps Paris Island , SC
    Okinawa , Japan
    Camp Lejeune
    Ammunition Technician
     Kept records,countability,issue,received,maintenance,and security of government ordnance.
     Supervised 18 to 30 Marines.
     Team Worker

    Education 2005-2006 Lincoln Tech. Union , NJ
    • EPA Universal Certification.
    1992-1994 Kean University Union , NJ
    1989-1992 Ramon J. Davila HS Coamo,PR
    • High School Diploma

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    Randy01Day

    almost 6 years ago

    4 comments

    My name is Randall Howard. I am a 20 yr Army Retiree. I manage security for General Electric's Money Division. In these hard economic times, is there any possibility of a Government Security position? How do I submit my resume? racohoward@cinci.rr.com

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    chloemcgillicuddy

    almost 6 years ago

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    I am a 52 year old female vet and can't find a decent paying job either....I thought people wanted to hire vets..chloemcgillicuddy@yahoo.com I was an MP for 6 years.

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    suarezbron

    almost 6 years ago

    4 comments

    Hi,
    Go to a Main Post Office and sign up for the many tests they offer. The jobs pay well and the benefits are good. You can also go to VA hospital and check out their jobs. Good Luck & to all
    those back from Iraq. Welcome Home!!! Happy Holidays God Bless.

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    jayegib

    almost 6 years ago

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    Hello I am a military vet,who has been out of the Army for a year now. I find it very hard to get a decent job. You'd think the military would set you up for sucess but me and many others who served in the militay i.e. Iraq have found it very hard to find a job now that we're out of the service. Does anyone have an suggestions? please email me at jayegib@yahoo.com

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    grimstone01

    almost 6 years ago

    940 comments

    I'm a Combat Vet that gave most of my live in defending this county. Why is it so hard to get a government job after I got to old to serve my county as a soldiers. It's a crying shame. grimstone@hotmail.com

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    Rbear

    almost 6 years ago

    6 comments

    Dear Sir or Madam,
    Does the Gov. need any Heavy Equipment Operators?
    Sincerely, Xyzauer@aol.com

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