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Federal Jobs in South Carolina

Federal Jobs in South Carolina

With a large population of current and former military personnel, the DoD and VA dominate federal employment in South Carolina. The Veterans Health Administration is the largest single federal agency in the state, employing nearly 3,000. The largest DoD agency is the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command, or SPAWAR, which has a large field facility in Charleston. The DOJ’s Bureau of Prisons also employs nearly 1,200 at federal prisons in Bennettsville, Edgefield, Estill, and Williamburg.

Population: 4.3 million

Federal Workforce: 19,020

Largest Federal Departments / Agencies (number of employees in parentheses): Department of Defense (9,408), Department of Veterans Affairs (3,198), Department of Justice (1,443), Department of Agriculture (1,190), and the Department of Homeland Security (821).

As of March 2nd, 2009 there are 132 Government and Policy jobs in South Carolina listed on GovCentral’s job search engine (powered by USAJobs.) Check them out here.

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