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    Profiles in Public Service: Dinah Cohen

    Profiles in Public Service: Dinah Cohen
    Job title: Director, Computer/Electronic Accommodations Program (CAP), U.S. Department of Defense, TRICARE Management Activity Best known for: Providing specialized computers, software and other electronic devices to more than 81,000 federal employees and wounded military service members with hearing, visual, dexterity, cognitive and communications disabilities to help make the workplace more accessible. Government service: Cohen has held positions as the manager of ...
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    Federal Jobs in Texas

    Federal Jobs in Texas
    Defense and homeland security related agencies make up over half Texas's federal workforce. Two Defense Department agencies, the Air Education and Training Command Army Medical Command, both have over 5,000 Texas employees. The Bureau of Customs and Border Patrol employs over 10,000 along the state's long border with Mexico. Population: 23.5 million Federal Workforce: 120,142 Largest Federal Departments / Agencies (number ...
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    Federal Jobs in North Carolina

    Federal Jobs in North Carolina
    Nearly 75 percent of North Carolina's federal workforce is employed by the Department of Defense and the Department of Veterans Affairs. The largest agencies in the state are the Veterans Health Administration, the Naval Air Systems Command, and the U.S. Marine Corps. Population: 8.9 million Federal Workforce: 36,801 Largest Federal Departments / Agencies (number of employees in parentheses): Department of Defense ...
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    Step 6: Getting Ready for the Exams

    Step 6: Getting Ready for the Exams
    If you're serious about working for the government, it's time to get serious about your performance on civil service exams, entrance exams, KSA ratings, and other methods of assessment used by government employers. Although not every government agency will administer written exams, all agencies are interested in assessing each applicant's profile before an actual interview takes place. In the agency's opinion, ...
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    Federal Jobs in Washington

    Federal Jobs in Washington
    Almost half of Washington's federal workforce is employed by the Department of Defense. A large percentage of these employees work for the U.S. Pacific Fleet Command which employs over 9,000 in the state.Other significant federal employers include the Veterans Health Administration, the Army Medical Command, the Bureau of Customs and Border Protection, and U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. Population: 6.4 million ...
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    2011 Federal Government Jobs Outlook

    2011 Federal Government Jobs Outlook
    A midyear election in which candidates ran against Washington and a troubled economy have put downward pressure on government hiring, but there are still plenty of federal job openings in Uncle Sam’s shop. [gate] In the first half of fiscal year 2010 (October 2009 to March 2010) the government employment market was brisk -- 58,893 new employees were hired in full-time, ...
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    Top Locations for Government Jobs (November 2009)

    Top Locations for Government Jobs (November 2009)
    As of November 9, 2009, there are over 30,000 current job vacancies with the federal government. GovCentral has searched every state to make it easy for you to find the vacancies available in your area. Click the links next to find opportunities in your area. Highlights: 1. The Washington, D.C. Metro region has over 6000 current vacancies. 2. The federal government ...
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    U.S. Forest Service

    U.S. Forest Service
    Agency/Department: USDA Forest Service The Forest Service was established in 1905 and is an agency of the U.S. Department of Agriculture. The Forest Service manages public lands in national forests and grasslands, which encompass 193 million acres. From US Forest Service.us Read Employer Reviews for the Forest Service Join the Department of Agriculture Group on GovCentral and connect with others. Search ...
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    Government Job Report - Top States for Federal Jobs (December 2009)

    Government Job Report - Top States for Federal Jobs (December 2009)
    In this week's edition of the Government Job Report, we turn towards state level hiring for job vacancies with the federal government. As we reported last week, the rate of hiring for government jobs is slowing, but a lot of opportunity is still available for those with the skills and experience the federal government is looking for. Looking through USAJOBS.com, we ...
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    Huntsville Locality Pay Rates - General Schedule

    Below is a listing of the General Schedule pay rates for the Huntsville-Decatur, AL metro area. Counties Included: AL - Lawrence, Limestone, Madison, Morgan 2009 Locality Pay Rates h4. GS-1 2008 Salary: $19,472-$24,358 Hourly Rate: $9.33-$11.67 Percent of Federal Workforce: 0.2% h4. GS-2 2008 Salary: $21,892-$27,547 Hourly Rate: $10.49-$13.20 Percent of Federal Workforce: 0.3% h4. GS-3 2008 Salary: $23,887-$31,052 Hourly Rate: ...
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    USAJOBS Keyword Search Tips

    As mentioned in other articles, GovCentral's Job Search technology now shows you job postings from the official government job database, USAJOBS. If you're not familiar with searching for jobs on USAJOBS, this document will give you some essential strategies for searching for the jobs you truly have interest in. h3. Basic Keyword Search If you know a the title or description ...
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    Department of the Interior

    Department of the Interior
    DOI is the nation’s principal conservation agency. Interior is a large, decentralized agency with over 80,000 employees and 180,000 volunteers located at approximately 2,400 operating locations across the United States, Puerto Rico, U.S. territories, and freely associated states. Its principal mission is to preserve the environmental and cultural values of our nationally-owned public lands and resources and oversees Native American affairs. ...
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    Atlanta Locality Pay Rates - General Schedule

    Below is a listing of the General Schedule pay rates for the Atlanta - Sandy Springs - Gainesville, GA-AL metro area. Counties Included: Chambers (AL), Barrow, Barrow, Butts, Carroll, Cherokee, Clayton, Cobb, Coweta, Dawson, DeKalb, Douglas, Fayette, Forsyth, Fulton, Gwinnett, Hall, Haralson, Heard, Henry, Jasper, Lamar, Meriwether, Newton, Paulding, Pickens, Pike, Polk, Rockdale, Spalding, Troup, Upson, and Walton. SALARY TABLE 2009-ATL ...
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    Denver Locality Pay Rates - General Schedule

    Below is a listing of the General Schedule pay rates for the Denver-Aurora-Boulder, CO metro area. Counties Included: CO - Adams, Arapahoe, Boulder, Broomfield, Clear Creek, Denver, Douglas, Elbert, Gilpin, Jefferson, Larimer, Park, Weld. 2009 Locality Pay Rates h4. GS-1 2008 Salary: $20,631-$25,808 Hourly Rate: $9.89-$12.37 Percent of Federal Workforce: 0.2% h4. GS-2 2008 Salary: $23,195-$29,186 Hourly Rate: $11.11-$13.98 Percent of ...
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    Department of Housing and Urban Development

    Department of Housing and Urban Development
    HUD's mission is to increase homeownership, support community development and increase access to affordable housing free from discrimination. To fulfill this mission, HUD will embrace high standards of ethics, management and accountability and forge new partnerships that leverage resources and improve HUD's ability to be effective on the community level. Number of Employees: 9,415 Career Fields: ● Administration / Program Management ...
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    Federal Jobs in New Hampshire

    Federal Jobs in New Hampshire
    Most of New Hampshire's small federal workforce is employed by the Defense Department and the Department of Transportation. The Federal Aviation Administration is the largest single federal employer in the state, with 700. Most DoD employees work for Army and Air National Guard units and the Army Corps of Engineers. Population: 1.3 million Federal Workforce: 4,040 Largest Federal Departments / Agencies ...
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    Buffalo Locality Pay Rates - General Schedule

    Below is a listing of the General Schedule pay rates for the Buffalo-Niagara Falls, NY metro area. Counties Included: NY - Cattaraugus, Erie, Niagara. 2009 Locality Pay Rates h4. GS-1 2008 Salary: $19,666-$24,601 Hourly Rate: $9.42-$11.79 Percent of Federal Workforce: 0.2% h4. GS-2 2008 Salary: $22,111-$27,821 Hourly Rate: $10.59-$13.33 Percent of Federal Workforce: 0.3% h4. GS-3 2008 Salary: $24,125-$31,362 Hourly Rate: ...
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    Department of Health and Human Services: Federal Jobs Overview

    Department of Health and Human Services: Federal Jobs Overview
    HHS Protects the health and welfare of all Americans and provides essential human services. It administers Medicare and Medicaid and manages programs that provide financial assistance and services to low-income families, engages in health and social science research; ensures food and drug safety, prevents diseases, including immunization services for emergencies and potential terrorism, and ensures that health information technology is established ...
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    Federal Jobs in New Jersey

    Federal Jobs in New Jersey
    Over half of New Jersey's federal workforce is employed by the DoD. Most are involved an defense research activities and that state's top employers are the U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command and the U.S. Army Communications Electronics Command, which employ 4,100 and 2,200 respectively. These two elements, more commonly referred to as ARDEC and CECOM are located at Picatinny ...
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    Cincinnati Locality Pay Rates - General Schedule

    Below is a listing of the General Schedule pay rates for the Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN metro area. Counties Included: IN - Dearborn, Franklin, Ohio; KY - Boone, Bracken, Campbell, Gallatin, Grant, Kenton, Pendleton; OH - Brown, Butler, Clermont, Clinton, Hamilton, Warren. 2009 Locality Pay Rates h4. GS-1 2008 Salary: $20,075-$25,113 Hourly Rate: $9.62-$12.03 Percent of Federal Workforce: 0.2% h4. GS-2 2008 Salary: ...
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