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    Department of Veterans Affairs: Federal Jobs Overview

    The VA administers programs involving health care, pensions, benefits and employment to aid U.S. veterans and their families, runs the veterans’ hospital system and operates our national cemeteries. Recent hiring has focused on attracting qualified health care professionals, claims examiners, and human resources specialists. Number of Employees 205,542 Career Fields Medical and Public Health Security and Protection Legal Administration / Program ...
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    Department of Agriculture

    Department of Agriculture
    USDA's mission is to provide leadership on food, agriculture, natural resources, rural development and related issues based on sound public policy, the best available science and efficient management. The Department has one of the oldest workforces in the Federal government, so while the USDA's overall employment is not expected to increase, its recruiters will be busy filling retirement vacancies. In this ...
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    Environmental Protection Agency

    Environmental Protection Agency
    The EPA Safeguards human health and the nation’s air, water and lands. It administers programs to control and reduce pollution, and works with other governments to conduct environmental research, and set and enforce environmental standards. EPA employs 17,000 people across the country, including our headquarters offices in Washington, DC, 10 regional offices, and more than a dozen labs. The staff members ...
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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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    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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    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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    Top Ten Federal Careers: Which One Is Right for You?

    Top Ten Federal Careers: Which One Is Right for You?
    It is important for all federal job seekers to keep on top of which positions are in greatest demand. The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) keeps track of the federal career fields in greatest demand which it updates monthly. Below are the ten fastest growing federal career fields as of October 2009. Click below to find more information on each individual ...
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    Analysis Occupations List

    The following occupations are found throughout the IC, but not necessarily at all IC member organizations. Visit member sites for more detail. Aeronautical Analyst Aeronautical Imagery/Feature Analyst Bathymetrist Cartographer Cartographic Technician Learn More Federal Intelligence Careers Federal Intelligence Analysis Careers Collection Requirements Manager Counterintelligence Analyst Counterterrorism Analyst Cryptanalyst Economic Analyst Financial Analyst Geospatial Analyst Geopositioning Cartographer Imagery Analyst Intelligence and Threat ...
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    Federal Jobs in Engineering

    Federal Jobs in Engineering
    Engineers advise on, administer, supervise, or perform research or other professional and scientific work of a special or miscellaneous character. These positions involve the application of a knowledge of such engineering fundamentals as the strength and strain analysis of engineering materials and structures, the physical and chemical characteristics of engineering materials. Below is a list of the various types of engineering ...
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    Federal Public Affairs Careers

    Federal Public Affairs Careers
    Federal public affairs professionals are responsible for administering, supervising, or performing work involved in establishing and maintaining mutual communication between Federal agencies and the general public and various other pertinent publics including internal or external, foreign or domestic audiences. These professionals advise agency management on policy formulation and the potential public reaction to proposed policy, and identify and carry out the ...
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    Federal Information Technology Careers

    Federal Information Technology Careers
    Information technology workers are in high demand at nearly every federal agency. Often times these professionals are required to specialize in IT sectors such as security, data management, or system assurance. Many federal IT professionals are also required to possess a security clearance. Advance Your Career Request more information on Federal Accounting Careers Qualifications and Salaries Entry-level federal IT professionals usually ...
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    Federal Economist Careers

    Federal Economist Careers
    Economist positions require application of a professional knowledge of economics in the performance of duties that include: research into economic phenomena, analysis of economic data, and the preparation of interpretive reports; advice and consultation on economic matters to governmental officials and private organizations or citizens; and the performance of other professional work in economics including supervision and the direction of economists ...
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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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    Work as a Government Admin

    "When I say I work at the Library of Congress, people's eyes light up," says Richard Barnes, CPS secretary to the director of information technology services at the US Library of Congress. Working in Washington, DC, for one of the most prestigious libraries in the world, Barnes enjoys a perk extended only to employees - permission to check out most of ...
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    Largest Federal Departments

    Largest Federal Departments
    When looking for employment, it makes sense to concentrate your efforts in areas that have the greatest opportunities. The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) reports that the five largest departments employ close to half of the 2.7 million federal civilian workers, with opportunities for everyone from janitors to judges. Check out profiles for the five largest federal departments below and link ...
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    VA Therapy Professionals

    Looking for a career as a therapy or rehab professional in a top-notch setting? How about a healthcare system where the medical practice, equipment and record-keeping are state-of-the-art, the patients are considered heroes and the employee benefits surpass those most private employers offer? Then consider a career with the Veterans Health Administration, the US Department of Veterans Affairs' health service. "We ...
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    Spotlight: Federal Healthcare Careers

    Spotlight: Federal Healthcare Careers
    Healthcare is America's largest occupational group, with more than 13 million jobs. According to the US Department of Labor's Career Guide to Industries, healthcare employment is projected to increase 27 percent through 2014 and account for about 3.6 million new jobs between 2004 and 2014. According to the Office of Personnel Management, many of those new jobs will be within the ...
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    Federal Budget Analyst Careers

    Want to use your Excel skills for the good of all citizens? Consider a career in budget analysis. Although this job title conjures up images of accounting and auditing, budget analysis is policy work. Government budget analysts help elected officials divvy up trillions of tax dollars each year. "You can really have a positive influence," explains Scott Pattison, executive director of ...
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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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    Safety and Occupational Health Specialist

    Safety and Occupational Health Specialists plan, direct, implement and evaluate the safety program within the assigned organization, including detached subordinate units. These activities are primarily concerned with weapons safety, ground safety, agency-specific occupational safety and health standards. They identify unsafe operations and/or conditions in unit facilities and analyzes subsequent abatement plans that are often expensive to implement, to determine their effectiveness ...
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