Federal Jobs in Arizona
Painted Desert (pictured above) is one of the many federally protected areas in Arizona.
Arizona is seeing large increases in federal jobs as a result of the massive hiring sprees that the Bureau of Customs and Border Protection and the Transportation and Security Administration are undertaking. The CBP alone employs nearly 5,000 people in the state. Other large federal employers in the state are the Bureau of Indian Affairs and various Army and Air Force training and education related agencies.
Population: 6 million
Federal Workforce: 36,865
Largest Federal Departments / Agencies (number of employees in parentheses): Department of Defense (8,427), Department of Homeland Security (6,900), Department of Veterans Affairs (5,118), Department of the Interior (4,818), and the Department of Health and Human Services (4,713).
As of March 1st, there are 135 Government and Policy jobs in Arizona listed on GovCentral’s job search engine (powered by USAJobs.) Check them out here.
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