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    San Diego, CA: Federal Jobs Overview

    San Diego, CA: Federal Jobs Overview
    San Diego is the second largest city in California and the eighth largest city in the United States. It is the county seat of San Diego County and is the economic center of the San Diego–Carlsbad–San Marcos metropolitan area, the 17th-largest metro area in the U.S. with a population of 2.9 million as of 2006, and the 21st largest Metropolitan area ...
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    Los Angeles, CA: Federal Jobs Overview

    Los Angeles, CA: Federal Jobs Overview
    Los Angeles is the largest city in the state of California by population and the second most populous city in the United States. The Greater Los Angeles Area, encompassing five counties, has an estimated population of over 17.7 million people. The city is one of the world's centers of culture, technology, and international trade, and is home to world-renowned institutions in ...
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    Chicago, IL: Federal Jobs Overview

    Chicago is the largest city in the state of Illinois, the largest in the Midwest and, with a population of nearly 2.9 million people, is the third largest in the United States. The city is rich in history and renowned for its architecture. It is the anchor of the Chicago metropolitan area, commonly called Chicagoland, which has a population of over ...
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    Philadelphia, PA: Federal Jobs Overview

    Philadelphia, PA: Federal Jobs Overview
    Philadelphia is a major commercial, educational, and cultural center for the nation. As of the 2006 population estimate, the Philadelphia metropolitan area was the fifth-largest in the United States with a population of 5.8 million. Most of the Federal government jobs available are health care and inspection-related. Advance Your Career Do you want to learn more about careers in the federal ...
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    Baltimore, MD: Federal Jobs Overview

    Baltimore, MD: Federal Jobs Overview
    The Baltimore Metropolitan Area, which includes the city's surrounding suburbs, has approximately 2.6 million residents. Baltimore is also part of the Baltimore-Washington Metropolitan Area (CMSA) of approximately 8.1 million residents. Baltimore is the largest city in Maryland, and its metropolitan area is the 20th largest in the country. Once an industrial town with an economic base in manufacturing, Baltimore's economy has ...
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    New York, NY: Federal Jobs Overview

    New York, NY: Federal Jobs Overview
    New York City is the most populous city in the United States. New York is today one of the world's leading business, financial and cultural centres and its influence in politics, education, entertainment, media, fashion and the arts all contribute to its status as one of the major global cities. Most of the Federal government positions available in New York are ...
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    San Antonio, TX: Federal Jobs Overview

    San Antonio, TX: Federal Jobs Overview
    San Antonio is the second most populous city in Texas and is the seventh most populous city in the United States. As of the 2006 U.S. Census estimate, the city had a population just under 1.3 million. As of 2006, the eight-county metropolitan area has a population of just under 2 million and is the 30th-largest metropolitan area in the USA. ...
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    Atlanta, GA: Federal Jobs Overview

    Atlanta, GA: Federal Jobs Overview
    Atlanta was founded in 1837 as the end of the Western & Atlantic railroad line (it was first named Marthasville in honor of the then-governor's daughter, nicknamed Terminus for its rail location, and then changed soon after to Atlanta, the feminine of Atlantic -- as in the railroad). Today the fast-growing city remains a transportation hub, not just for the ...
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    National Institutes of Health

    National Institutes of Health
    The National Institutes of Health (NIH), a part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, is the primary Federal agency for conducting and supporting medical research. Helping to lead the way toward important medical discoveries that improve people's health and save lives, NIH scientists investigate ways to prevent disease as well as the causes, treatments, and even cures for ...
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    Forest Service

    Forest Service
    The U.S. Forest Service is an agency administered by the Department of Agriculture. Its employees are engaged in hundreds of specific occupations, including Foresters, Biologists, Engineers, Teachers, Firefighters, Accountants, Computer Specialists, Law Enforcement, Public Affairs Specialists, Recreation Specialists, Geographic Information Specialists, and more. Most Forest Service employees focus on managing and improving our Nation's forests and grasslands. Some employees focus on ...
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    Army Medical Command

    U.S. Army Medical Command has command and control of two Army installations - Fort Detrick, located in Frederick, Md., and Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, D.C. Fort Detrick hosts 30 tenants from the Departments of Defense, Agriculture, Justice, Treasury, and Health and Human Services. U.S. Army Medical Research and Material Command has headquarters and several research and logistics units at ...
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    Army Reserve Command

    USARC’s mission is to provide trained and ready units and individuals to mobilize and deploy in support of the national military strategy. USARC is responsible for all of the operational tasks involved in training, equipping, managing, supporting, mobilizing and retaining Soldiers under its command. USARC is comprised of over 20 offices, each with an individual mission and function. Number of Employees ...
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    Army Corps of Engineers

    The United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) is made up of approximately 34,600 Civilian and 650 military members. Its military and civilian engineers, scientists and other specialists work hand in hand as leaders in engineering and environmental matters. Its diverse workforce of biologists, engineers, geologists, hydrologists, natural resource managers and other professionals meets the demands of changing times and requirements ...
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    Veterans Recruitment Appointment (VRA)

    Under the VRA, a you can be appointed to a white -collar position through GS 11 without having to compete with other applicants. The VRA is open to you if you are a disabled veteran who served on active duty during a war or major campaign and you have left the service under honorable conditions within three years. Return to main ...
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    Filing Applications After Examinations Have Closed

    A 10-point preference eligible may file an application at any time for any positions for which a non-temporary appointment has been made from a competitive list of eligibles within the past 3 years. In addition, a person who is unable to file for an open competitive examination because of military service may file after the closing date. In either of the ...
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    How Veteran's Preference Work's

    If you meet the criteria for preference and achieve a score of 70 or higher either by a written examination or an evaluation of your experience and education, you will have 5 or 10 points added to your numerical ratings depending on the nature of their preference. For scientific and professional positions in grade GS-9 or higher, names of all eligibles ...
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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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    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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    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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    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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