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    Airway Transportation Systems Specialist

    Airway Transportation Systems Specialist
    If you think that fixing critical communications equipment at an airport that lands 120 planes an hour is exciting, this is the job for you. In these positions you will be responsible for installing, testing, troubleshooting, repairing and certifying radar, communications equipment, navigational aids, airport lighting, backup power — everything air traffic controllers and pilots use for safe flight — to ...
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    Williams Bridgers: Assessing the Finer Aspects of U.S. Foreign Policy

    Williams Bridgers: Assessing the Finer Aspects of U.S. Foreign Policy
    Jacquelyn Williams-Bridgers was on the eleventh floor of the J.W. Marriott Hotel in Jakarta, Indonesia, last July when a bomb exploded in the lobby, and then another detonated five minutes later at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel across the street. "I was getting ready for breakfast when the suicide bombers struck. It was one of the worst experiences of my life. I knew ...
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    Social Security Administration

    Social Security Administration
    The Social Security Administration's mission is to advance the economic security of the United States through implementing trustworthy and effective Social Security programs. There is currently a lot of discussion about the future of Social Security in America. Despite a lot of hype about the possibility of cutting Social Security funding, there are no plans to cut benefits for retirees. In ...
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    General Services Administration

    General Services Administration
    The mission of the General Services Administration (GSA) is to monitor and improve the service federal agencies offer to the people of the United States. The GSA is responsible for setting management policies in place, providing services during acquisitions, and ensure financial accountability of other government departments and agencies. The GSA also works to simplify citizen access to government information and ...
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    Government Job Report - Most In-demand Federal Occupations (November 2010)

    Government Job Report - Most In-demand Federal Occupations (November 2010)
    Government hiring trends continue to proceed along two diverging tracks as the federal government displays steady growth while local and state governments continue staff reductions as a result of tough budget conditions. In the most recent report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, there were 352,000 Government job openings on the last business day of August 2010. The job opening rate ...
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    Federal Jobs in Arizona

    Federal Jobs in Arizona
    Arizona is seeing large increases in federal jobs as a result of the massive hiring sprees that the Bureau of Customs and Border Protection and the Transportation and Security Administration are undertaking. The CBP alone employs nearly 5,000 people in the state. Other large federal employers in the state are the Bureau of Indian Affairs and various Army and Air Force ...
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    Independent Agency Overview

    More than 200 years ago, the founders of the United States gathered in Philadelphia to create a constitution for a new national government and transform America into a self-governing nation. The Federal Government of the United States has been the centralized governmental system of America since the signing of the original U.S. Constitution, and operates with three branches: legislative, executive, and ...
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    Federal Jobs in Arkansas

    Federal Jobs in Arkansas
    Arkansas employs a relatively small number of federal employees compared to its population. The state's largest federal employer is the U.S. Army Chemical Materials Agency which employs over 1,000 people. Other major federal employers include the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the Forest Service, and the Food Safety Inspection Service. Population: 2.8 million Federal Workforce: 13,706 Largest Federal Departments / Agencies ...
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    Federal Jobs in Colorado

    Federal Jobs in Colorado
    Nearly one-third of Colorado's federal employees work for the Defense Department, mostly for the Department of the Air Force. The Air Force Space Command and the U.S. Air Force Academy, both in Colorado Springs, are the state's largest defense-related federal employers. Four DOI agencies: the National Park Service, the U.S. Geological Survey, the Bureau of Reclamation, and the Bureau of Land ...
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    How to Find a State / Local Government Job in Louisiana

    State Government Louisiana Department of Civil Service Local Governments Parishes Jefferson Parish East Baton Rouge Parish Orleans Parish Caddo Parish St. Tammany Parish Cities Baton Rouge New Orleans Shreveport Lafayette Lake Charles
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    How to Find a State / Local Government Job in California

    State Government California State Personnel Board Local Governments Counties Los Angeles County Orange County San Diego County San Bernardino County Santa Clara County Cities Los Angeles San Diego San Jose San Francisco Long Beach
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    January's Most In Demand Fed Jobs

    January's Most In Demand Fed Jobs
    In January's Government Job Report, the rate of government hires remained steady as the government sector experienced a net employment gain of 4,000. According to the latest Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, there were 283,000 total hires in the government in November 2009, the majority of which were at the state and local ...
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    Federal Jobs in Connecticut

    Federal Jobs in Connecticut
    Connecticut is home to a small, but highly educated, federal workforce of over 7,000. The Department of the Navy employs over 1,000 people in the state, but that number is declining due to BRAC closures and downsizing. Connecticut is home to a large number of elderly veterans making the Veterans Health Administration a growing source for federal hiring. Population: 3.5 million ...
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    How to Find a State / Local Government Job in Nevada

    State Government Nevada Department of Personnel Local Governments Counties Clark County Washoe County Carson City Elko County Douglas County Cities Las Vegas Henderson Reno North Las Vegas Sparks
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    Federal Jobs in Delaware

    Federal Jobs in Delaware
    Nearly half of Delaware's relatively small federal workforce is employed by the Department of the Air Force as part of the Air Mobility Command. The Veterans Health Administration and the USDA's Food Safety and Inspection Service also employ significant numbers of federal workers. Population: 0.8 million Federal Workforce: 3,179 Largest Federal Departments / Agencies (number of employees in parentheses): Department of ...
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    How to Find a State / Local Government Job in South Carolina

    State Government South Carolina Office of Human Resources Local Governments Counties Greenville County Richland County Charleston County Spartanburg County Lexington County Cities Columbia Charleston North Charleston Rock Hill Greenville
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    Federal Jobs in Florida

    Federal Jobs in Florida
    Florida's large and growing number of elderly veterans has lead to steady growth for the Veterans Health Administration, which employs nearly 17,000 in the state. The state's many tourist destinations have made the Transportation Security Administration the second largest federal employer with almost 6,000 employees in Florida. The U.S. Navy and Air Force employ large numbers at its systems in materiel ...
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    How to Find a State / Local Government Job in Mississippi

    State Government Mississippi State Personnel Board Local Governments Counties Hinds County Harrison County Jackson County Rankin County DeSoto County Cities Jackson Gulfport Hattiesburg Biloxi Southaven
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    Are You Eligible for a Defense Job?

    Are You Eligible for a Defense Job?
    Eligibility rules can be a little confusing. The intent of this page is to clarify some of the the complexities of eligibility rules so job hunters don't waste time applying for positions they cannot become eligible for. This page provides a run-down of the basic eligibility rules for each Department of Defense branch. You should always talk with a representative of ...
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    10 Government Careers That Earn $70K+

    The Federal government is looking to fill 273,000 mission critical positions in the next three years. Why wait that long? GovCentral analyzed the 10 areas projected to see the largest growth and hand-picked current openings that all earn over $70,000. Special thanks to the Partnership for Public Service and their recent publication Where the Jobs Are report for help in ...
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