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    Department of the Interior Careers

    Department of the Interior Careers
    If you'd like to play a role - large or small, direct or indirect - in managing America's many natural and cultural resources, you may want to consider exploring a career with the US Department of the Interior. Created in 1849, the DOI now employs more than 80,000 Americans in more than 90 specific DOI occupational titles, ranging from the obvious ...
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    Federal Jobs in Maryland

    Federal Jobs in Maryland
    Southern Maryland borders Washington, DC, and as a result the state has the fourth highest number of federal workers behind California, Texas, and neighboring Virginia. Maryland's largest federal agency is the National Institutes of Health which employs 17,000 employees at its headquarters in Bethesda. The Food and Drug Administration and the Naval Air Systems Command are also major federal employers in ...
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    Step 4: Which Agency is Right for You?

    Step 4: Which Agency is Right for You?
    There are thousands of different government jobs to choose from, and an infinite amount of paths to take as you embark upon your career in government work. Would you like to work for the Department of Defense? The Department of Veteran Affairs? The Environmental Protection Agency? Do you want to focus your talents on highly specialized work, or provide more general ...
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    Last-Minute Interview Prep Tips

    Last-Minute Interview Prep Tips
    Interviews can be pretty intimidating, so it's understandable if you put off prepping for the big day because of nerves. Lucky for you, we've put together a cheat sheet of last-minute interview prep tips, whether your interview is tomorrow afternoon — or two hours from now. Procrastinators, rejoice. You still have a chance at that job! 1. Dress Code Looking the ...
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    Step 5: Network for Success

    Step 5: Network for Success
    Networking is one of the most important aspects of the work you will do as you search for a government job - in fact, about 60 percent of all applicants will find their job through networking. And yet, it is often overlooked by applicants. This guide will help you learn how to leverage GovCentral's resources in order to become an expert ...
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    National Park Service Careers

    National Park Service Careers
    More than 20,000 Americans work to preserve and protect the United States of America's most prominent natural, historical and recreational resources. They are the employees of the National Park Service (NPS). One of eight Department of the Interior bureaus, the NPS oversees 380 locations covering 83 million acres across the US and its territories. This range of responsibilities results in Park ...
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    Seattle-Tacoma Locality Pay Rates - General Schedule

    Below is a listing of the General Schedule pay rates for the Seattle-Tacoma, WA metro area. Counties Included: WA - Island, King, Kitsap, Mason, Pierce, Skagit, Snohomish, Thurston, Whatcom 2009 Locality Pay Rates h4. GS-1 2007 Salary: $19,720-$24,662 Hourly Rate: $9.45-$11.82 2008 Salary (3.5% increase): $20,412-$25,528 Percent of Federal Workforce: 0.2% h4. GS-2 2007 Salary Range: $22,172-$27,898 Hourly Rate: $10.62-$13.37 2008 ...
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    Government Job Report - Top Hiring Federal Agencies (November 2009)

    Government Job Report - Top Hiring Federal Agencies (November 2009)
    The Government Job Report is a new monthly feature on GovCentral. At the beginning of every month, GovCentral will publish its rankings of the federal agencies with the highest number of current job openings. As you'll notice, the top 5 ranked agencies for this month are either branches of the military or work with veterans. We based the ranking based on ...
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    Sacramento Locality Pay Rates - General Schedule

    Below is a listing of the General Schedule pay rates for the Sacramento, CA-NV metro area. Counties Included: CA - El Dorado, Nevada, Placer, Sacramento, Sutter, Yolo, Yuba. NV - Douglas, Carson City. 2009 Locality Pay Rates h4. GS-1 2007 Salary: $19,788-$24,748 Hourly Rate: $9.48-$11.86 2008 Salary (3.5% increase): $20,498-$25,636 Percent of Federal Workforce: 0.2% h4. GS-2 2007 Salary Range: $22,249-$27,995 ...
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    10 Tips on Visiting a Recruiter

    Recruiters are well-trained, committed professionals who can answer a lot of your questions about what it's like in the federal government. Recruiters are also very up-front: they face demanding schedules and cannot possibly tell you everything you would like to hear. Therefore, your job is to become a detective - ask plenty of questions! This will ensure that you are given ...
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    Careers in Government that Earn 60k+

    Careers in Government that Earn 60k+
    Despite some chatter on Capitol Hill about imposing a hiring freeze for the federal government, GovCentral is still confident in sustained employment growth for the next two to three years. This bodes well for job seekers that are looking to start a career in public service or transition from the military or private sector. Last week we listed the most in-demand ...
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    Boston, MA: Federal Jobs Overview

    Boston is an historic city of contrasts. Ancient red-brick sidewalks twist past handsome Federalist houses on the way to soaring glass towers housing state-of-the-art technology. The sports teams are the best loved and the most hated at one and the same time. Residents are fiercely protective of their neighborhoods and fiercely critical of the MBTA, the government and the weather. In ...
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    Stimulus 2009: Job Creation Revealed

    Stimulus 2009: Job Creation Revealed
    Where Are the Jobs? The $819 billion economic stimulus package that passed the House last week could create or save more than 3 million jobs by the end of next year, according to recent estimates. But where will these jobs be? What type of jobs will be available? We’ve tallied the estimates, and published a breakdown of how many jobs are ...
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    Buffalo, NY: Federal Jobs Overview

    Buffalo is the state's second-largest city after New York City and is the county seat of Erie County. It is the economic and cultural center of the Buffalo-Niagara Falls metropolitan area which has an overall population of 1.2 million people. Buffalo is the dominant city of Western New York which is part of the broader Buffalo Niagara Region. There are over ...
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    Take Advantage of the Stimulus Package

    Take Advantage of the Stimulus Package
    Are you looking for a job, or afraid you might lose the one you have? President Obama thinks he can help you. Under President Obama's leadership, the 2009 American Recovery and Reinvestment Act passed the House of Representatives on January 28th, 2009. This 'stimulus package' is projected to create between three and four million new jobs. Three-quarters of these jobs are ...
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    Houston, TX: Federal Jobs Overview

    Alive with energy and rich in diversity, Houston is a dynamic mix of imagination, talent and first-class attractions that makes it a world-class city. Home to a vibrant economy, beautiful surroundings and a population full of optimism and spirit, it's no wonder that Houston is a popular international destination. It is the largest city in Texas and at the center of ...
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    Stimulus Package: Which Departments Will See a Boost?

    Stimulus Package: Which Departments Will See a Boost?
    Although 90% of the jobs created by the stimulus package will be private-sector jobs, many federal agencies will be receiving budget bailouts as a part of the stimulus package. The 2009 Stimulus Bill will supplement the budget of the following Government Agencies: The Main Departments [widget:2009stimuluspackage] 1) Department of Agriculture 2) Department of Commerce 3) Department of Justice 4) National Aeronautics ...
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    Top Hiring Federal Agencies August 2010

    Top Hiring Federal Agencies August 2010
    The summer is still heating up and so is hiring for the federal government. We've compiled the list of offices and agencies that have hundreds and thousands of openings across the country. Check out our top 15 agencies hiring for the month of August. Check out the list: Top Hiring Federal Agencies August 2010 From our analysis, the Department of Veteran ...
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    Federal Jobs in Massachusetts

    Federal Jobs in Massachusetts
    Massachusetts has a highly diversified federal workforce that is spread somewhat evenly across federal departments and career sectors. The Department of the Defense employs the most of any department with the Air Force Materiel Command and the Army Research, Development, and Engineering Command employing 1,100 and 700 respectively. The Veterans Health Administration, the Internal Revenue Service, Transportation Security Administration, and the ...
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    Workplace Benefits and Demands Exceed at Nuclear Regulatory Commission

    Looking for a supportive employer with great benefits? If you aren't afraid of tough jobs, such as safeguarding radiological materials or licensing nuclear facilities, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission could be just the place for you. A new report by the agency's inspector general confirms what previous surveys have concluded: NRC has an excellent work climate and scores well above most companies ...
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