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Federal Jobs in Kansas

One of the most well known federal prisons, Leavenworth Federal Penitentiary (prictured above) employs nearly 500 Kansans.

Kansas is home to nearly 15,000 federal workers, over half of which are employed by the Departments of Defense and Veterans Affairs. The largest agencies in the state are the Veterans Health Administration, the Army Installation Management Agency, and the Army Training and Doctrine Command. Another significant federal employer is the DOJ’s Bureau of Prisons which administers the notorious Federal Penitentiary at Leavenworth.

Population: 2.8 million

Federal Workforce: 14,932

Largest Federal Departments / Agencies (number of employees in parentheses): Department of Defense (6,305), Department of Veterans Affairs (3,079), Department of Agriculture (1,138), Department of Transportation (864), and the Department of Justice (608).

As of March 1st, 2009 there are 144 Government and Policy jobs in Kansas listed on GovCentral’s job search engine (powered by USAJobs.) Check them out here.

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