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Federal Jobs in South Dakota

Federal Jobs in South Dakota

South Dakota as a large federal workforce for its small overall population. Employment is spread relatively evenly among the larger executive departments. The Veterans Health Administration is the largest federal agency in the state, employing nearly 1,700. Two other large federal agencies in South Dakota, the DOI‘s Bureau of Indian Affairs and HHS’s Indian Health Service employ 900 and 1,200 respectively, servicing the state’s several Native American reservations.

Population: 0.8 million

Federal Workforce: 8,014

Largest Federal Departments / Agencies (number of employees in parentheses): Department of Veterans Affairs (1,783), Department of the Interior (1,691), Department of Defense (1,251), Department of Health and Human Services (1,240), and the Department of Agriculture (1,226).

As of March 2nd, 2009 there are 31 Government and Policy jobs in South Dakota listed on GovCentral’s job search engine (powered by USAJobs.) Check them out here.

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