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    Civil Engineer

    Civil engineers perform civil engineering project planning duties, such as scheduling and layout of operations, planning for budget requirements, and inspection and surveillance of materials, methods, and equipment used in tests and/or construction. They organize, schedule, coordinate, and facilitate the timing, sequence, quality, quantity, and issues related to all such projects and work requests. They also perform the following duties: 1) ...
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    Criminal Investigator

    Special agents are charged with two missions: protection and investigations. During the course of their careers, special agents carry out assignments in both of these areas and may be assigned to multiple duty stations throughout the U.S. and abroad. Special agents are authorized by law to protect the United States President, Vice President, President-elect, Vice President-elect, their immediate families, former Presidents, ...
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    Contract Specialist

    As a contract specialist, you will be responsible for the acquisition of equipment and services of significant importance to the agency. This includes responsibility for solicitation, negotiation, administration, close-out and termination of purchase orders and contracts. A wide variety of commodities are acquired including furniture, telecommunication equipment, ammunition, surveillance equipment, and various services and maintenance efforts. Additional duties may include developing, ...
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    Statistician

    Statisticians participate in and manage the full range of data collection, analysis, and data dissemination activities and functions. They develop survey and study specifications and procedures, assist in data collection operations, develop and design survey questionnaires, analyze and evaluate data, develop official U.S. Government statistics, and disseminate study results through written publications and oral presentations. Agency Bureau of the Census Salary ...
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    Economist

    Economists are responsible for the collection, review, and compilation of data from either primary or secondary sources to support federal programs. Data are reviewed for accuracy and consistency at which time an analysis of the findings is prepared. Results of the analysis may be in the form of internal reports, press releases, or articles for publication. Many economists are concerned primarily ...
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    Agriculture Specialist

    Agriculture Specialist
    Agriculture Specialists use their scientific education and expertise to protect American agriculture and the food supply by preventing the introduction of harmful pests, plant and animal diseases and biological threats. You will also have the authority to seize prohibited or contaminated items which could cause great harm. Your training will allow you to make a difference in both the daily lives ...
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    Passport Specialist

    These positions are located in the Adjudication Section of the Passport Office. At the lower grade level, you will receive both classroom and on-the-job training in the examination and adjudication of passport applications. You will receive, examine and review passport applications forwarded by passport application Acceptance Agents, or presented in person by the applicant or the applicant's representative. Passport Specialists review ...
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    Step 2: Federal Hiring Process

    Many Federal agencies fill their jobs like private industry by allowing applicants to contact the agency directly for job information and application processing. But, while the process is similar, there are significant differences due to the many laws, executive orders, and regulations that govern Federal employment. Many years ago, applicants who passed the civil service test were placed on standing registers ...
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    Individual Tax Payer Advisory Specialist

    Individual Tax Payer Advisory Specialists work in the Internal Revenue Service's Wage and Investment Operating Division. They are responsible for providing basic advice, technical and procedural information, and customers service to a variety of taxpayers and/or their representatives through face-to-face meetings. They resolve taxpayer account, payment, filing and notices issues; facilitating the resolution of some examination and collection issues of Wage ...
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    Top Ten States for Federal Jobs

    Top Ten States for Federal Jobs
    Looking for a federal job outside of Washington? Many new federal job seekers are often surprised that over 80 percent of federal jobs are located outside of DC. Many of the top states may surprise you. Click on the links below to search for federal jobs by location and career field in each of the top ten states. Related Links Do ...
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    Step 7: Write Your KSAs and Cover Letter

    What are KSA's? “KSA” is an abbreviation for knowledge, skills, and abilities. KSAs are attributes required to perform a job and which are generally demonstrated through qualifying experience, education, or training. KSAs are used as part of a rating process to determine which candidates are best qualified for a given position. Choose from the articles below to learn more about KSA's: ...
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