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    How to Find a State / Local Government Job in Oklahoma

    State Government Oklahoma Office of Personnel Management Local Governments Counties Oklahoma County Tulsa County Cleveland County Comanche County Canadian County Cities Oklahoma City Tulsa Norman Broken Arrow Lawton
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    How to Find a State / Local Government Job in Oregon

    State Government Oregon State Government Employment Local Governments Counties Multnomah County Washington County Clackamas County Lane County Marion County Cities Portland Salem Eugene Gresham Beaverton
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    How to Find a State / Local Government Job in Kentucky

    State Government Kentucky Personnel Cabinet Local Governments Counties Jefferson County (Louisville Metro Govt.) Fayette County (Lexington-Fayette Urban County Govt.) Kenton County Hardin County Warren County Cities Louisville Lexington Owensboro Bowling Green Covington
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    How to Find a State / Local Government Job in Florida

    State Government State of Florida Employment Local Governments Counties Miami-Dade County Broward County Palm Beach County Hillsborough County Duval County Cities Jacksonville Miami Tampa St. Petersburg Orlando
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    How to Find a State / Local Government Job in Georgia

    State Government Georgia State Personnel Administration Local Governments Counties Fulton County DeKalb County Cobb County Gwinnett County Clayton County Cities Atlanta Augusta Columbus Savannah Athens
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    Tips for Finding a Green Collar Job

    Tips for Finding a Green Collar Job
    Beneath the embers of the present day “gloom and doom” of the traditional job market flickers a new and thriving “Green Collar” job (GCJ) market. In some American towns and cities, GCJs abound. When it happens in your town, will you be ready? What is a GCJ? A GCJ describes locally-based employment that provides decent livable wages and opportunities for ...
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    2010 FBI Career Fairs

    2010 FBI Career Fairs
    The Federal Bureau of Investigation, along with the DEA and CIA, will participate in a large number of career fairs in 2010. Many FBI representatives have stated that they expect all attendees to bring resumes and dress professionally, and try to keep conversations at job fairs on-topic and as productive as possible. Information listed taken from the Federal Bureau of Investigation's ...
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    Lose the Cube: More Outdoor Government Careers

    In our second installment of our ongoing series Lose the Cube: Outdoor Government Jobs we're focusing specifically on careers at the Department of the Interior. A Brief History The Department of Interior was established in 1849 on the eve of President Zachary Taylor's inauguration. The Department focuses on natural resource management as well as wildlife conservation. Today the Department manages ...
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    Are You Eligible for a Federal Job?

    Eligibility rules can be a little confusing. The intend of this page is to clarify some of the the complexities of eligibility rules so job hunters don't end up wasting time applying for positions they cannot become eligible for. The qualifying rules differ vastly depending on what department you're interested in working for, so this might also be a good time ...
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    Government Finance Careers

    Government Finance Careers
    With nearly 3 million employees, the federal government is the nation's biggest employer. It offers positions for everyone from high school graduates to PhDs, while state and local governments employ another 7.3 million people. You may think every bureaucrat on the planet works inside the Washington, DC, beltway, but a surprising 84 percent of federal jobs are actually outside the DC-metropolitan ...
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    Federal Jobs in Georgia

    Federal Jobs in Georgia
    Nearly half of Georgia's large federal workforce is employed by defense-related agencies, mostly under the Department of the Air Force and the Department of the Army. The Air Force Materiel Command at Rollins AFB alone employ over 12,000, and the Army Installation Management Agency and Army Medical Command each employ around 3,000 people in the state. The Centers for Disease Control ...
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    Federal Jobs in Hawaii

    Federal Jobs in Hawaii
    Hawaii has a relatively large federal workforce for its population. Nearly 75 percent of the state's federal employees are employed by the Department of Defense, with nearly 9,000 employed by the U.S. Navy. The Navy 's Pacific Command is headquartered at Camp H.M. Smith, outside of Honolulu employing nearly 5,000. The Transportation Security Administration, the Army Installation Management Agency, and the ...
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    Times to Go with Your Gut at Work

    Times to Go with Your Gut at Work
    Ever get a hunch but can’t put your finger on why you feel the way you do? Perhaps it’s the way a coworker reacts to your proposal, or a strange feeling that your boss isn’t happy with your performance. Not everything can be worked out with a pro and con list. Much of working with people is following your intuition. And ...
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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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    Federal Jobs in Idaho

    Federal Jobs in Idaho
    Idaho is known for its wide open spaces and low population density. Consequently, most federal employees in the state are charged with administering and protecting the state's natural resources. The two largest federal employers in the state are the Forest Service and the Bureau of Land Management, which employ 4,000 and 1,500 federal workers respectively. Population: 1.5 million Federal Workforce: 10,300 ...
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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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    Federal Jobs in Illinois

    Federal Jobs in Illinois
    Illinois's growing elderly population has fueled employment growth at the Veterans Health Administration, which now employs over 8,000 people in the state, making it the state's largest federal employer. The U.S. Army and Air Force also employ significant numbers in the state, primarily at the U.S. Army Tank, Automotive and Armament Command, the Air Mobility Command, and the U.S. Army Corps ...
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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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    Federal Jobs in Indiana

    Federal Jobs in Indiana
    The Department of Defense employs nearly half of Indiana's federal workers. Most of these workers are employed at the Defense Finance and Accounting Service and the Naval Sea Systems Command. Other major federal employers include the Veterans Health Administration and the Bureau of the Census. Population: 6.3 million Federal Workforce: 20,910 Largest Federal Departments / Agencies (number of employees in parentheses): ...
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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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