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Federal Jobs in Colorado

A U.S. Air Force E-8 Joint STARS aircraft flying over Colorado. The Air Force is the top federal employer in the state.

Nearly one-third of Colorado’s federal employees work for the Defense Department, mostly for the Department of the Air Force. The Air Force Space Command and the U.S. Air Force Academy, both in Colorado Springs, are the state’s largest defense-related federal employers. Four DOI agencies: the National Park Service, the U.S. Geological Survey, the Bureau of Reclamation, and the Bureau of Land Management, each employ more than 1,000 in the state.

Population: 4.7 million

Federal Workforce: 36,683

Largest Federal Departments / Agencies (number of employees in parentheses): Department of Defense (10,565), Department of the Interior (6,972), Department of Agriculture (4,063), Department of Veterans Affairs (3,331), and the Department of Homeland Security (1,962).

As of March 1st, 2009 there are 201 Government and Policy jobs in Colorado listed on GovCentral’s job search engine (powered by USAJobs.) Check them out here.

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