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    Federal Jobs in South Dakota

    Federal Jobs in South Dakota
    South Dakota as a large federal workforce for its small overall population. Employment is spread relatively evenly among the larger executive departments. The Veterans Health Administration is the largest federal agency in the state, employing nearly 1,700. Two other large federal agencies in South Dakota, the DOI's Bureau of Indian Affairs and HHS's Indian Health Service employ 900 and 1,200 respectively, ...
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    Travel the World on the Government Dime

    Travel the World on the Government Dime
    Profiles in Public Service: Charles Ray Global travel. Learning new languages and experiencing cultures. These are just some of the reasons that people decide to join the Foreign Service at the Department of State. The Foreign Service is a group of citizens that are the face of America internationally. Their mission is to strengthen peace and support prosperity by promoting our ...
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    Houston Locality Pay Rates - General Schedule

    Below is a listing of the General Schedule pay rates for the Houston, TX metro area. Counties Included: TX - Austin, Brazoria, Chambers, Fort Bend, Galveston, Harris, Liberty, Matagorda, Montgomery, San Jacinto, Walker, Waller 2009 Locality Pay Rates h4. GS-1 2008 Salary: $21,715-$27,165 Hourly Rate: $10.40-$13.02 Percent of Federal Workforce: 0.2% h4. GS-2 2008 Salary: $24,414-$30,720 Hourly Rate: $11.70-$14.72 Percent of ...
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    How to Become a Foreign Service Officer

    How to Become a Foreign Service Officer
    How to Become a Foreign Service Officer Step One - Choose a Career Path There are five career path one can follow as a Foreign Service Office. It's important to select the path you want to pursue in your application. • Consular: Consular Officers protect Americans abroad and strengthen U.S. border security • Economic: Economic Officers promote economic partnerships, development, and ...
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    Federal Jobs in Tennessee

    Federal Jobs in Tennessee
    Most of Tennessee's federal employees work for either the VA or DoD. The Veterans Health Administration is the largest federal agency in the state, with 6,700 employees. The Internal Revenue Service is the second largest with nearly 3,700, and the Army Corps of Engineers is the largest DoD agency with over 1,200 federal employees in the Volunteer State. Population: 6 million ...
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    Federal Jobs in Utah

    Federal Jobs in Utah
    Over half of Utah's federal workforce is employed by the Department of Defense, and primarily by the U.S. Air Force. The USAF Materiel Command employs nearly 11,000 at the Ogden Air Logistics Center. Another large federal employer is the Internal Revenue Service which employs nearly 6,000, mostly at a processing facility, also in Ogden. The Bureau of Land Management and the ...
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    Federal Jobs in Vermont

    Federal Jobs in Vermont
    Over half of Vermont's federal employees work for DHS agencies. The state's heavily trafficked northern border crossing with Canada has made their presence essential. The Bureau of Citizenship and Immigration Services, Bureau of Customs and Border Protection, and the Bureau of Immigration and Customs Enforcement each employ 300-800 Vermonters. The Veterans Health Administration and the Forest Service also have large workforces ...
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    Indianapolis Locality Pay Rates - General Schedule

    Below is a listing of the General Schedule pay rates for the Indianapolis, IN metro area. Counties Included: IN - Bartholomew, Boone, Brown, Grant, Hamilton, Hancock, Hendricks, Henry, Jennings, Johnson, Madison, Marion, Montgomery, Morgan, Putnam, Shelby 2009 Locality Pay Rates h4. GS-1 2008 Salary: $19,349-$24,205 Hourly Rate: $9.27-$11.60 Percent of Federal Workforce: 0.2% h4. GS-2 2008 Salary: $21,754-$27,373 Hourly Rate: $10.42-$13.12 ...
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    Hot Federal Jobs in a Cool Economy

    Hot Federal Jobs in a Cool Economy
    The US Government needs you! Yes, the government is hiring Information Technologists, Scientists Supply Specialists, Logistics Management Specialists, Administrative Officers, Administrative Specialists, Program Analysts and other “Mission Critical Skills” positions. You may not need an advanced degree or a security clearance in order to qualify for the jobs listed below, all of which pay competitively, and are quite stable. Consider the ...
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    Federal Jobs in West Virginia

    Federal Jobs in West Virginia
    With a higher than average retired military population, it is not surprising that the Veterans Health Administration is the largest federal agency in the state with nearly 3,600. Two Treasury agencies, the Bureau of the Public Debt and the Internal Revenue Service, employ 1,900 and 1,300 in the state, respectively. The DOJ's Bureau of Prisons is also a major federal employer ...
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    Five Steps to a State or Local Gov't Job

    Five Steps to a State or Local Gov't Job
    Frustrated searching for a federal job? It may not all be your fault. Though government spending is still increasing, the growth of new federal government jobs is actually slowing down. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, federal government employment is expected to decrease by 3.7 percent by 2016. Though there will still be several thousands of federal vacancies due to ...
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    Is Your Job-Seeking Behavior Proactive or Just Plain Desperate?

    Is Your Job-Seeking Behavior Proactive or Just Plain Desperate?
    If you’ve been unemployed for a while, you may be feeling a little desperate. But letting that show during your job search can be the kiss of death. So what exactly distinguishes desperate job search behavior from proactive behavior -- and how can you avoid the former? “When candidates are feeling desperate, negative or cynical, the employer can smell it a ...
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    25 Highest Annual Salaries in Government

    25 Highest Annual Salaries in Government
    If you're reading this, chances are you're looking for an internship, a job, or a higher salary. This time, we're attempting to cover all three subjects at once. Did you know that the 25 highest paying government jobs all pay over $50,000 per year? If not - or if you'd have trouble naming what these 25 jobs might be - this ...
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    Conclusion: Are You Successful? Can You Advance?

    Conclusion: Are You Successful? Can You Advance?
    Congratulations! Now that you're settling into your government job, you're starting to reap the benefits of an aspiring career, with all of the responsibility and hard work that comes with it. How should you proceed? Avoid the 10 Worst Government Job Blunders Now that you’ve landed yourself a sweet government job, you’ve got to worry about your performance. We’ve all heard ...
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    Contracting Oversight and Transparency: A Follow-Up On the Bailout

    Before the Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008 (AKA the ESSA, and more commonly referred to as "the bailout") passed, Neil raised concerns about whether there would be enough oversight of contractors used in the effort. In particular, he was concerned about the Treasury Secretary being able to waive the Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR). Documents released by the Treasury Department today ...
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    Lose The Cubicle: GovCentral's Best Outdoor Careers

    Lose The Cubicle: GovCentral's Best Outdoor Careers
    Some people prefer to get away from the office park and thrive working in the national park. GovCentral has compiled some of the most adventurous and thriving outdoor careers that let you lose the cubicle for a little fun. Read on to find out some of the best outdoor careers...only at GovCentral. Here's some of the careers we've spotted for you. ...
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    Top 50 In-Demand Federal Jobs (August 2009)

    Top 50 In-Demand Federal Jobs (August 2009)
    August's Most In Demand Fed Jobs Occupations with Top Number of Federal Job Openings As of August 26, USAJobs.gov has listed these occupations as the top in demand jobs in the last calendar month. Below you’ll find the USAJobs data, as well as other key information to land one of these federal jobs. Many of these jobs require additional degrees or ...
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    Make USAJOBS Work for You

    Make USAJOBS Work for You
    When starting your search for a federal government job, it is important to realize that using USAJOBS to your advantage is not merely an option, it is a necessity. Even job seekers who have networked with federal managers or have completed a government internship are required to go through the process. While some agencies have started working outside the USAJOBS portal, ...
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    Federal Jobs in Wisconsin

    Federal Jobs in Wisconsin
    Wisconsin has a relatively small federal workforce for its population. A higher than average retired military population has made the Veterans Health Administration the largest single federal employer in the state, with nearly 4,800 employees. Most of the DoD's small workforce in the state is administered by the U.S. Army. Several USDA agencies make up most of the remainder of Wisconsin's ...
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    Federal Jobs in Wyoming

    Federal Jobs in Wyoming
    Like most Rocky Mountain states, the DOI and USDA dominate the state's federal workforce. The largest agencies in the state are the National Park Service, the U.S. Forest Service, and the Bureau of Land Management, each employing 800-1,300 federal workers. The Veterans Health Administration also has a significant presence, employing over 900 in Wyoming. Population: 0.5 million Federal Workforce: 6,433 Largest ...
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