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Federal Jobs in Rhode Island

Federal Jobs in Rhode Island

Providence, RI skyline (source Wikimedia Commons).

Rhode Island’s federal workforce is dominated by the Department of Defense, and the Department of the Navy in particular. The Naval Sea Systems Command employs nearly 2,500 in Newport. The Veterans Health Administration is also a large federal presence, employing nearly 1,000 in the state.

Population: 1.1 million

Federal Workforce: 6,502

Largest Federal Departments / Agencies (number of employees in parentheses): Department of Defense (4,037), Department of Veterans Affairs (1,038), Department of Homeland Security (402), Department of Health and Human Services (226), and the Social Security Administration (154).

As of March 2nd, 2009 there are 50 Government and Policy jobs in Rhode Island listed on GovCentral’s job search engine (powered by USAJobs.) Check them out here.

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