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    Chemist

    Conduct qualitative and quantitative chemical analyses or chemical experiments in laboratories for quality or process control or to develop new products or knowledge.
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    Tampa, FL: Federal Jobs Overview

    Tampa, FL: Federal Jobs Overview
    Tampa is a the center of the Tampa-St. Petersburg, the second-largest metro area in Florida. With over 2.7 million residents, the area continues to grow in economic prominence. The need for additional personnel at the Air Force Reserve Headquarters at the nearby MacDill Air Force Base is fueling the most recent surge in federal jobs in the Tampa area. Advance Your ...
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    Federal Accounting Careers

    Federal Accounting Careers
    Accountants advise on or administer, supervise, or perform professional accounting work relating to the financial activities of governmental, quasi-governmental, or private sector organizations. The work includes the design, development, operation, or inspection of accounting systems; the prescription of accounting standards, policies, and requirements; the examination, analysis, and interpretation of accounting data, records, or reports; or the provision of accounting or financial ...
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    General Schedule Pay Scale

    General Schedule Pay Scale
    Over 70 percent of the Federal workforce is paid according to the General Pay Scale. The scale can be difficult to understand for both new and even experienced Federal employees. This article attempts to clarify exactly how government wages are distributed to government employees. Each Federal job is given a specific rating from one to fifteen depending on the amount of ...
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    Contract Specialist

    As a contract specialist, you will be responsible for the acquisition of equipment and services of significant importance to the agency. This includes responsibility for solicitation, negotiation, administration, close-out and termination of purchase orders and contracts. A wide variety of commodities are acquired including furniture, telecommunication equipment, ammunition, surveillance equipment, and various services and maintenance efforts. Additional duties may include developing, ...
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    Agriculture Specialist

    Agriculture Specialist
    Agriculture Specialists use their scientific education and expertise to protect American agriculture and the food supply by preventing the introduction of harmful pests, plant and animal diseases and biological threats. You will also have the authority to seize prohibited or contaminated items which could cause great harm. Your training will allow you to make a difference in both the daily lives ...
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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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    Careers in Government that Earn 60k+

    Careers in Government that Earn 60k+
    Despite some chatter on Capitol Hill about imposing a hiring freeze for the federal government, GovCentral is still confident in sustained employment growth for the next two to three years. This bodes well for job seekers that are looking to start a career in public service or transition from the military or private sector. Last week we listed the most in-demand ...
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    Government Job Report - Most In-demand Federal Occupations (November 2010)

    Government Job Report - Most In-demand Federal Occupations (November 2010)
    Government hiring trends continue to proceed along two diverging tracks as the federal government displays steady growth while local and state governments continue staff reductions as a result of tough budget conditions. In the most recent report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, there were 352,000 Government job openings on the last business day of August 2010. The job opening rate ...
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    Are Local Governments Hiring?

    Are Local Governments Hiring?
    Hiring conditions in many cities are tough, but not hopeless. As local governments balance their budgets by cutting services, dipping into their rainy day fund or seek new sources of revenue (yes that means tax increases), they are still looking for critical hires in certain areas. What are these critical hires? It varies from city to city, but most will be ...
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    Top Hiring Federal Agencies September 2010

    Top Hiring Federal Agencies September 2010
    Transitioning to the fall, federal government hiring is continuing to chug along with a great demand for qualified job candidates. According to the most recent job figures from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), the federal government had over 70,000 job openings in July and hired 39,000 people. This indicates an increasing demand for labor in the federal government for long-term ...
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    Top Hiring Federal Agencies August 2010

    Top Hiring Federal Agencies August 2010
    The summer is still heating up and so is hiring for the federal government. We've compiled the list of offices and agencies that have hundreds and thousands of openings across the country. Check out our top 15 agencies hiring for the month of August. Check out the list: Top Hiring Federal Agencies August 2010 From our analysis, the Department of Veteran ...
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    Last-Minute Interview Prep Tips

    Last-Minute Interview Prep Tips
    Interviews can be pretty intimidating, so it's understandable if you put off prepping for the big day because of nerves. Lucky for you, we've put together a cheat sheet of last-minute interview prep tips, whether your interview is tomorrow afternoon — or two hours from now. Procrastinators, rejoice. You still have a chance at that job! 1. Dress Code Looking the ...
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    2010 FBI Career Fairs

    2010 FBI Career Fairs
    The Federal Bureau of Investigation, along with the DEA and CIA, will participate in a large number of career fairs in 2010. Many FBI representatives have stated that they expect all attendees to bring resumes and dress professionally, and try to keep conversations at job fairs on-topic and as productive as possible. Information listed taken from the Federal Bureau of Investigation's ...
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    OPM launches revamped USAjobs.gov

    OPM launches revamped USAjobs.gov
    The Office of Personnel Management on Monday launched its long-awaited revamped federal jobs Web site, the first step in reforming the government's hiring process, officials said. The new version of USAJobs.gov simplifies the site's searching capability. OPM officials said a key change was adding more flexibility to refine job searches based on location, grade, salary and type of profession. The site, ...
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    January's Most In Demand Fed Jobs

    January's Most In Demand Fed Jobs
    In January's Government Job Report, the rate of government hires remained steady as the government sector experienced a net employment gain of 4,000. According to the latest Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, there were 283,000 total hires in the government in November 2009, the majority of which were at the state and local ...
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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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    Williams Bridgers: Assessing the Finer Aspects of U.S. Foreign Policy

    Williams Bridgers: Assessing the Finer Aspects of U.S. Foreign Policy
    Jacquelyn Williams-Bridgers was on the eleventh floor of the J.W. Marriott Hotel in Jakarta, Indonesia, last July when a bomb exploded in the lobby, and then another detonated five minutes later at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel across the street. "I was getting ready for breakfast when the suicide bombers struck. It was one of the worst experiences of my life. I knew ...
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    Government Job Report - Top Hiring Federal Agencies (December 2009)

    Government Job Report - Top Hiring Federal Agencies (December 2009)
    Government hiring has continued to decline slightly due to the recession, but there are still more job openings than jobs hired. The most current data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics is September 2009. Preliminary figures list 267,000 job openings and 258,000 hires at the federal, state, and local level. Less than 4 percent of current job openings were left unfilled. ...
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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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