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Federal Jobs in Virginia

Nearly three-fourths of Virginia’s federal workforce in employed by the Department of Defense which is headquartered at the Pentagon in Arlington. Concurrently, the Defense Logistics Agency, Defense Information Systems Agency, and the Defense Commissary Agency are the largest Defense-related federal agencies in Northern Virginia, but a substantial portion of the Defense Department employees work in Southeastern Virginia. The U.S. Atlantic Fleet Command is headquartered in Norfolk and employs nearly 20,000 Virginians.

Population: 7.7 million

Federal Workforce: 126,927

Largest Federal Departments / Agencies (number of employees in parentheses): Department of Defense (81,036), Department of Commerce (9,344), Department of Homeland Security (8,950), Department of Veterans Affairs (5,564), and the Department of the Interior (3,882).

As of March 2nd, 2009 there are 840 Government and Policy jobs in Virginia listed on GovCentral’s job search engine (powered by USAJobs.) Check them out here.

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Accounting and Finance
Admin & Management
Biological Sciences
Business, Industry, Procurement
Copyright and Patents
Editorial, Public Affairs
Education and Teaching
Facilities Management, Utilities, Maintenance
Human Resources
Information Technology
Investigations, Inspections, Security
Legal, Examinations
Library Sciences, Archives
Math, Statistics
Mechanics and Automotive
Medicine, Dentistry, Public Health
Physics, Chemistry
Postal Service
Quality Assurance
Safety, Resource Protection
Social Sciences, Psychology, Social Work
Supply and Inventory
Veterinary Medicine

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