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Federal Jobs in New Jersey

Street scene in New Jersey's largest city, Newark (source: Wikimedia Commons).

Over half of New Jersey’s federal workforce is employed by the DoD. Most are involved an defense research activities and that state’s top employers are the U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command and the U.S. Army Communications Electronics Command, which employ 4,100 and 2,200 respectively. These two elements, more commonly referred to as ARDEC and CECOM are located at Picatinny and Monmouth. New Jersey’s large percentage of military veterans has made the Veterans Health Administration a major federal employer as well.

Population: 8.7 million

Federal Workforce: 28,503

Largest Federal Departments / Agencies (number of employees in parentheses): Department of Defense (14,013), Department of Homeland Security (3,899), Department of Veterans Affairs (3,197), Department of Transportation (1,565), and the Department of Justice (1,264).

As of March 2nd, 2009 there are 220 Government and Policy jobs in New Jersey listed on GovCentral’s job search engine (powered by USAJobs.) Check them out here.

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