Department of Health and Human Services: Federal Jobs Overview

Department of Health and Human Services: Federal Jobs Overview

Kyle Stone | GovCentral Contributing Writer

HHS Protects the health and welfare of all Americans and provides essential human services. It administers Medicare and Medicaid and manages programs that provide financial assistance and services to low-income families, engages in health and social science research; ensures food and drug safety, prevents diseases, including immunization services for emergencies and potential terrorism, and ensures that health information technology is established to ensure a comprehensive medical system.

Number of Employees: 53,783 Career Fields:

Medical and Public Health
Biological Sciences
Administration/Program Management
Information Technology
● Physical Sciences

Future Hiring Projections (FY 2007-09): 5,302

Top Five Occupations:

Nurse (1,089)
Physician (744)
General Health Scientist (666)
Public Health Administrator (393)
Biologist (378)

Current Vacancies:

Click here for a current list of Department of Health and Human Services vacancies.

Agency Website: Department of Health and Human Services

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    about 7 years ago


    I am a federal employee in the career field of administrative assistant. I am looking to relocate and pleae review my resume. Locations in the us and overseas.

    Constance Depew
    1115 E. Lyons St., 1R
    Milwaukee, WI 53202

    Enclosed is my resume and at least one recommendation letter.

    Please review for consideration of the position advertised.

    To add to the information of education. I am a high school graduate but no degrees. I do have certificate courses in various retail, computer and literary composition courses. I have attended a junior college, technical college, and university to obtain thosee courses which were to enhance my employment at the time.

    I can provide references upon request.

    Please feel free to contact me for further information and I appreciate your consideration for the position.


    Constance Depew

    OBJECTIVE: Seeking an administrative support position where my clerical, communication and problem solving skills can be effectively utiliaed to improve operations and contribute to company profits.

    SUMMARY: Over 10 years of diverse industry experience including administrative support, retail sales, food service and hospitality.

    CLERICAL: Ability to type 60 to 80 wpm. Provided administrative support including filing, distributin mail, managing multiphone systems, utilizing various software, word processing, coordinating meetings, providing customer service and compiling statistical data. Ecperienced with computerized payroll.

    PURCHASING: Assisted with the administration of materials/vehicle operations. Monitored supply process including customer quotes, orders, bills of lading, expediting, shipping/receiving and invoicing.

    RETAIL: Diverse industry exposure including defense contract administration, food service, pharmacy retail, and merchandising. Highly skilled in customer service, cash handling, inventory control and maintenance.


    Present Independence First, as a caregiver working currently for 3 clients part-time.
    Staffing Service Agencies in Milwaukee, Wisconsin as Adminitrative/Clerical Support.

    1969 to 1989 Administrative Assistant for federal agencies in NY, Florida, Texas, Colorado, Alaska, Wisconsin. Office work performed in Social Security, Military installations as well as Housing Authority and Defense Coontract agencies.

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