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    Department of Education

    Department of Education
    The U S. Department of Education is the agency of the federal government that establishes policy for, administers, and coordinates most federal assistance to education. It assists the president in executing his education policies for the nation and in implementing laws enacted by Congress. The Department's primary mission is to serve America's students, to ensure that all have equal access to ...
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    Federal Jobs in New Mexico

    Federal Jobs in New Mexico
    New Mexico's large number of Native Americans has made two federal agencies focused on Indian affairs the largest federal employers in the state. HHS's Indian Health Service and the DOI's Bureau of Indian Affairs employ 2,800 and 2,500 in the state respectively. New Mexico also has a large DoD presence. The Air Force Materiel Command employs 1,700 and the well-known Army ...
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    Cleveland - Akron Locality Pay Rates - General Schedule

    Below is a listing of the General Schedule pay rates for the Cleveland-Akron, OH metro area. Counties Included: OH - Ashtabula, Cuyahoga, Geauga, Lake, Lorain, Medina, Portage, Summit 2009 Locality Pay Rates h4. GS-1 2008 Salary: $19,963-$24,973 Hourly Rate: $9.57-$11.97 Percent of Federal Workforce: 0.2% h4. GS-2 2008 Salary: $22,444-$28,241 Hourly Rate: $10.75-$13.53 Percent of Federal Workforce: 0.3% h4. GS-3 2008 ...
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    Department of Commerce

    Department of Commerce
    The DOC promotes economic growth and security through export growth, sustainable economic development and economic information and analysis. It also conducts the national census, regulates patents and trademarks, and monitors the weather and oceans. Due to retirements, the DOC is expected to lose nearly one-sixth of its workforce by 2008. Filling these critical positions is a top priority for the Department, ...
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    Federal Jobs in New York

    Federal Jobs in New York
    New York's relatively large senior population has mad the Veterans Health Administration the largest single federal employer in the state with nearly 15,000 workers. Homeland security related agencies also employ large workforces charged with protecting some of the nation's most critical transportation networks and financial institutions. The top DHS agencies in the state are the Transportation Security Administration and the Bureau ...
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    Step 8: Time to Apply

    Step 8: Time to Apply
    You've done the preliminary research, and you're finally ready to apply to one or several of the 193,000+ positions the U.S. Government will be looking to fill over the next two years. Read these tips to make sure you've covered all bases: if you miss some required information, or neglect an important aspect of your application, you will cost yourself a ...
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    Step 9: Taking the Oath: Security, Confidentiality, and Ethics

    Step 9: Taking the Oath: Security, Confidentiality, and Ethics
    Getting sworn into office is a major accomplishment, and signifies that you have met all of your agency's high standards to become an employee of the U.S. government. Taking the oath and beginning your work for the government represents a transition into a position with more responsibility, integrity, and pride than many other career paths can offer. As a civil servant, ...
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    Federal Jobs in North Dakota

    Federal Jobs in North Dakota
    North Dakota's federal workforce is spread evenly amongst the executive federal departments. The Department of the Air Force employs the most DoD employees in the state, but the DOI's Bureau of Indian Affairs and the DHS's Bureau of Customs and Border Protection both employ equally significant workforces in the state. Population: 0.6 million Federal Workforce: 6,159 Largest Federal Departments / Agencies ...
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    Federal Jobs in Ohio

    Federal Jobs in Ohio
    The Department of Defense dominates federal employment in Ohio. The largest defense-related agencies in the state are the Air Force Materiel Command, Defense Finance and Accounting Service, Defense Logistics Agency, and the Air Intelligence Agency, each employing between 1,000 and 9,000 employees. NASA is also a major federal presence, employing over 1,600 at its Glenn Research Center in Cleveland. Population: 10.5 ...
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    Leaving the Legal Grind: Land a Plum Job as an Administration Law Judge

    Leaving the Legal Grind: Land a Plum Job as an Administration Law Judge
    Experienced litigators and administrative law specialists take note—the U.S. Office of Personnel Management recently announced that the Administrative Law Judge exam is open. Thought to be one of the best jobs in government, ALJs are paid on a special pay scale that is commensurate with Senior Executive Service; but ALJs do not have direct supervisors and are not subject to participation ...
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    Columbus Locality Pay Rates - General Schedule

    Below is a listing of the General Schedule pay rates for the Columbus, OH metro area. Counties Included: OH - Delaware, Fairfield, Fayette, Franklin, Knox, Licking, Madison, Marion, Morrow, Pickaway, Ross, Union 2009 Locality Pay Rates h4. GS-1 2008 Salary: $19,739-$24,693 Hourly Rate: $9.46-$11.83 Percent of Federal Workforce: 0.2% h4. GS-2 2008 Salary: $22,193-$27,925 Hourly Rate: $10.63-$13.38 Percent of Federal Workforce: ...
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    Federal Jobs in Oklahoma

    Federal Jobs in Oklahoma
    The DoD represents nearly two-thirds of federal employment in Oklahoma, mostly at the Air Force Materiel Command which employs nearly 13,000 in the state. These employees work primarily at the Oklahoma City Air Logistics Center. Another significant federal employer is the Federal Aviation Administration which employs over 3,500, mostly at its training academy, also in Oklahoma City. The state's large Native ...
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    Dayton Locality Pay Rates - General Schedule

    Below is a listing of the General Schedule pay rates for the Dayton, OH metro area. Counties Included: OH - Champaign, Clark, Darke, Greene, Miami, Montgomery, Preble 2009 Locality Pay Rates h4. GS-1 2008 Salary: $19,647-$24,578 Hourly Rate: $9.41-$11.78 Percent of Federal Workforce: 0.2% h4. GS-2 2008 Salary: $22,090-$27,925 Hourly Rate: $10.58-$13.32 Percent of Federal Workforce: 0.3% h4. GS-3 2008 Salary: ...
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    Federal Jobs in Oregon

    Federal Jobs in Oregon
    Oregon's federal workforce is represented by large USDA, DOI, and DOE segments. The largest single federal employer is the USDA's Forest Service, which employs nearly 4,800 in the state. Much of Oregon's eastern half is desert and mostly owned by the federal government making the DOI's Bureau of Land Management a large presence in the state. The majority of Oregon's minimal ...
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    Hartford Locality Pay Rates - General Schedule

    Below is a listing of the General Schedule pay rates for the Hartford, CT metro area. Counties Included: CT - Hartford, Middlesex, New London, Tolland, Windham; MA - Franklin, Hampden, Hampshire 2009 Locality Pay Rates h4. GS-1 2008 Salary: $21,132-$26,435 Hourly Rate: $10.13-$12.67 Percent of Federal Workforce: 0.2% h4. GS-2 2008 Salary: $23,759-$29,895 Hourly Rate: $11.38-$14.32 Percent of Federal Workforce: 0.3% ...
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    U.S. Maritime Administration

    U.S. Maritime Administration
    Department/Agency: U.S. Maritime Administration As an agency of the U.S. Department of Transportation, the mission of the Maritime Administration is to promote the development and maintenance of an adequate, well-balanced United States merchant marine, sufficient to carry the Nation's domestic waterborne commerce and a substantial portion of its waterborne foreign commerce, and capable of serving as a naval and military ...
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    Federal Jobs in Rhode Island

    Federal Jobs in Rhode Island
    Rhode Island's federal workforce is dominated by the Department of Defense, and the Department of the Navy in particular. The Naval Sea Systems Command employs nearly 2,500 in Newport. The Veterans Health Administration is also a large federal presence, employing nearly 1,000 in the state. Population: 1.1 million Federal Workforce: 6,502 Largest Federal Departments / Agencies (number of employees in parentheses): ...
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    U.S. Marshals

    U.S. Marshals
    Department/Agency: United States Marshal The U.S. Marshals Service is the nation’s oldest and most versatile federal law enforcement agency. Federal Marshals have served the country since 1789, oftentimes in unseen but critical ways. To this day, the Marshals occupy a uniquely central position in the federal justice system. It is the enforcement arm of the federal courts, and as such, ...
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    Federal Jobs in South Carolina

    Federal Jobs in South Carolina
    With a large population of current and former military personnel, the DoD and VA dominate federal employment in South Carolina. The Veterans Health Administration is the largest single federal agency in the state, employing nearly 3,000. The largest DoD agency is the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command, or SPAWAR, which has a large field facility in Charleston. The DOJ's Bureau ...
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    Detroit Locality Pay Rates - General Schedule

    Below is a listing of the General Schedule pay rates for the Detroit - Warren - Flint, MI metro area. Counties Included: MI - Genesee, Lapeer, Lenawee, Livingston, Macomb, Monroe, Oakland, St. Clair, Washtenaw, Wayne 2009 Locality Pay Rates h4. GS-1 2008 Salary: $20,886-$26,128 Hourly Rate: $10.01-$12.52 Percent of Federal Workforce: 0.2% h4. GS-2 2008 Salary: $23,483-$29,548 Hourly Rate: $11.25-$14.16 Percent ...
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