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    Dallas/Ft.Worth, TX: Federal Jobs Overview

    Dallas/Ft.Worth, TX: Federal Jobs Overview
    The Dallas–Fort Worth–Arlington metropolitan area, a title designated by the U.S. Census as of 2003, encompasses 12 counties within the U.S. state of Texas. the metropolitan area has a population of 6 million. The Dallas–Fort Worth–Arlington MSA is the largest metropolitan area in Texas and the fourth-largest in the United States. Most Federal job openings in Dallas/Ft. Worth are engineering, inspection, ...
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    New York, NY: Federal Jobs Overview

    New York, NY: Federal Jobs Overview
    New York City is the most populous city in the United States. New York is today one of the world's leading business, financial and cultural centres and its influence in politics, education, entertainment, media, fashion and the arts all contribute to its status as one of the major global cities. Most of the Federal government positions available in New York are ...
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    San Antonio, TX: Federal Jobs Overview

    San Antonio, TX: Federal Jobs Overview
    San Antonio is the second most populous city in Texas and is the seventh most populous city in the United States. As of the 2006 U.S. Census estimate, the city had a population just under 1.3 million. As of 2006, the eight-county metropolitan area has a population of just under 2 million and is the 30th-largest metropolitan area in the USA. ...
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    Atlanta, GA: Federal Jobs Overview

    Atlanta, GA: Federal Jobs Overview
    Atlanta was founded in 1837 as the end of the Western & Atlantic railroad line (it was first named Marthasville in honor of the then-governor's daughter, nicknamed Terminus for its rail location, and then changed soon after to Atlanta, the feminine of Atlantic -- as in the railroad). Today the fast-growing city remains a transportation hub, not just for the ...
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    National Institutes of Health

    National Institutes of Health
    The National Institutes of Health (NIH), a part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, is the primary Federal agency for conducting and supporting medical research. Helping to lead the way toward important medical discoveries that improve people's health and save lives, NIH scientists investigate ways to prevent disease as well as the causes, treatments, and even cures for ...
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    Forest Service

    Forest Service
    The U.S. Forest Service is an agency administered by the Department of Agriculture. Its employees are engaged in hundreds of specific occupations, including Foresters, Biologists, Engineers, Teachers, Firefighters, Accountants, Computer Specialists, Law Enforcement, Public Affairs Specialists, Recreation Specialists, Geographic Information Specialists, and more. Most Forest Service employees focus on managing and improving our Nation's forests and grasslands. Some employees focus on ...
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    Army Medical Command

    U.S. Army Medical Command has command and control of two Army installations - Fort Detrick, located in Frederick, Md., and Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, D.C. Fort Detrick hosts 30 tenants from the Departments of Defense, Agriculture, Justice, Treasury, and Health and Human Services. U.S. Army Medical Research and Material Command has headquarters and several research and logistics units at ...
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    Army Reserve Command

    USARC’s mission is to provide trained and ready units and individuals to mobilize and deploy in support of the national military strategy. USARC is responsible for all of the operational tasks involved in training, equipping, managing, supporting, mobilizing and retaining Soldiers under its command. USARC is comprised of over 20 offices, each with an individual mission and function. Number of Employees ...
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    Army Corps of Engineers

    The United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) is made up of approximately 34,600 Civilian and 650 military members. Its military and civilian engineers, scientists and other specialists work hand in hand as leaders in engineering and environmental matters. Its diverse workforce of biologists, engineers, geologists, hydrologists, natural resource managers and other professionals meets the demands of changing times and requirements ...
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    Veterans Health Administration

    Veterans Health Administration
    The Veterans Health Administration (VHA) manages one of the largest healthcare systems in the world.VHA physicians, nurses, and health care givers provide nearly 5 million veterans, and their families, per year with quality medical treatment. VHA personnel practice all medical specialties and provide medical and rehabilitative treatment of all kinds, from acute to long term care. The VHA has a preeminent ...
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    Veterans Employment Preference Guide

    Veterans Employment Preference Guide
    If you are a Veteran you have a couple of different tools that can give you an edge in getting a civil service (Federal) job: the Preference Points and Veteran's Recruitment Appointment rule. The following is a summary of these tools and how they can help: Preference Points Overview General Requirements for Preference Types of Preference How it Works Filing Applications ...
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    Veterans Recruitment Appointment (VRA)

    Under the VRA, a you can be appointed to a white -collar position through GS 11 without having to compete with other applicants. The VRA is open to you if you are a disabled veteran who served on active duty during a war or major campaign and you have left the service under honorable conditions within three years. Return to main ...
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    Filing Applications After Examinations Have Closed

    A 10-point preference eligible may file an application at any time for any positions for which a non-temporary appointment has been made from a competitive list of eligibles within the past 3 years. In addition, a person who is unable to file for an open competitive examination because of military service may file after the closing date. In either of the ...
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    How Veteran's Preference Work's

    If you meet the criteria for preference and achieve a score of 70 or higher either by a written examination or an evaluation of your experience and education, you will have 5 or 10 points added to your numerical ratings depending on the nature of their preference. For scientific and professional positions in grade GS-9 or higher, names of all eligibles ...
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    Types of Veteran's Preference

    5-Point Preference Five points are added to the passing examination score of a veteran who served: # During the period December 7, 1941, to July 1, 1955; or # For more than 180 consecutive days, any part of which occurred after January 31, 1955, and before October 15, 1976; or # During the Gulf War from August 2, 1990 through ...
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    General Requirements for Preference

    To be entitled to preference, a veteran must meet the eligibility requirements in section 2108 of title 5, United States Code. This means that: # An honorable or general discharge is necessary. # Military retirees at the rank of major, lieutenant commander, or higher are not eligible for preference unless they are disabled veterans. # Guard and Reserve active duty for ...
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    Veteran's Employment Preference Points Overview

    By law, veterans who are disabled or who served on active duty in the Armed Forces during certain specified time periods or in military campaigns are entitled to preference over non veterans both in hiring from competitive lists of eligibles and in retention during reductions in force. The goal of the Veteran's Preference is not to the place a veteran in ...
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    Glossary of Federal Terms

    h4. W WAE (when actually employed) — See INTERMITTENT SERVICE. WAGE AREA — A geographical area within which a single set of regular wage schedules is applied uniformly by Federal installations to the covered occupations under the Federal Wage System. WAGE EMPLOYEES — Also called Federal wage employees or prevailing rate employees. These employees are in trades, crafts, or labor occupations ...
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    Glossary of Federal Terms

    h4. V VETERAN — Means a person who was separated covered by the Federal Wage System and their pay with an honorable discharge or under honorable conditions from active duty in the Armed Forces performed during one of the periods described in 5 U.S.C. 2108. VETERANS' PREFERENCE — (See PREFERENCE) is an employee's category of entitlement to preference in the Federal ...
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    Glossary of Federal Terms

    h4. U UNEMPLOYMENT COMPENSATION — Unemployment insurance for Federal employees. UNIFORMED SERVICES — The Armed Forces (Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard) plus the commissioned officer corps of the Public Health Service and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J, K, L, M, N, O, P, Q, R, S, T, ...
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