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    Environmental Scientist

    Conduct research or perform investigation for the purpose of identifying, abating, or eliminating sources of pollutants or hazards that affect either the environment or the health of the population. Utilizing knowledge of various scientific disciplines may collect, synthesize, study, report, and take action based on data derived from measurements or observations of air, food, soil, water, and other sources. *Video* - ...
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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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    Chemical Technician

    Conduct chemical and physical laboratory tests to assist scientists in making qualitative and quantitative analyses of solids, liquids, and gaseous materials for purposes, such as research and development of new products or processes, quality control, maintenance of environmental standards, and other work involving experimental, theoretical, or practical application of chemistry and related sciences. *Video* - RealVideo - WMV *Search for Federal ...
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    Public Health and Human Services Job Fairs

    Center for Disease Control, FDA Job Fair Schedule, Health and Human Services Campus Fairs About FDA Job Fairs: * To help fill mission-critical medical and science positions, the FDA is attending job fairs throughout the United States. * The agency is meeting with potential applicants to discuss their background and qualifications for the jobs. [widget:job_fairs] AboutCDC Job Fairs: For specific information ...
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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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    Monster iPhone App: Find Jobs with Your iPhone

    Monster iPhone App: Find Jobs with Your iPhone
    Thanks to Monster's new app for the iPhone and iPod touch, your job search can be right in the palm of your hands at all times. Monster designed the app to be the perfect complement to its website experience, giving you access to the Monster account you've already created online--including your resumes, your favorite job searches, your apply history, and so ...
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    Glossary of Federal Terms

    h4. B BREAK IN SERVICE — The time when an employee is no longer on the payroll of an agency. (In computing creditable service for benefits, e.g., leave accrual and reduction in force retention, a separation of 1, 2, or 3 calendar days is not considered to be a break in service; a separation of 4 or more calendar days is ...
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    Glossary of Federal Terms

    h4. C "CA"APPOINTMENTS — Canal Area appointments that are made under the Panama Canal Employment System. CAO (CHANGE OF APPOINTING OFFICE) — Movement of an employee from the jurisdiction of one appointing officer in an agency to that of another appointing officer in the same agency. This usually involves a move from a position for which one personnel office provides service ...
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    Glossary of Federal Terms

    h4. D DEMOTION — See CHANGE TO LOWER GRADE DENIAL OF WITHIN-GRADE INCREASE — The decision to withhold (not grant) a within-grade increase to a General Schedule employee because of a determination that the employee's performance is not at an acceptable level of competence. DETAIL — A temporary assignment of an employee to a different position for a specified period, with ...
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    Glossary of Federal Terms

    h4. E EFFECTIVE DATE — The date on which a personnel action takes place and on which the employee's official assignment begins. EOD (ENTRY ON DUTY) — The process by which a person completes the necessary paperwork and is sworn in as an employee. EX-SERVICE PERSON — A person who was separated from active duty performed in peacetime or wartime. (A ...
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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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    Glossary of Federal Terms

    h4. F FEDERAL GOVERNMENT SERVICE — The total of all periods of military and civilian Federal service considered for retirement, reduction in force, and leave purposes. FEDERAL MERIT SYSTEM — A complete system of personnel selection and management based on an integrated set of personnel policies, procedures and practices designed to accomplish three basic objectives: (1) to recruit a competent work ...
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    Boston Locality Pay Rates - General Schedule

    Below is a listing of the General Schedule pay rates for the Boston - Worcester - Manchester, MA-NH-ME-RI metro area. Counties Included: MA - Barnstable, Bristol, Essex, Middlesex, Norfolk, Plymouth, Suffolk, Worcester; NH - Belknap, Hillsborough, Merrimack, Rockingham, Strafford; RI - Bristol, Kent, Newport, Providence, Washington; ME - York. 2009 Locality Pay Rates h4. GS-1 2007 Salary: $20,117-$25,159 Hourly Rate: $9.64-$12.06 ...
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    Glossary of Federal Terms

    h4. G GENERAL DISCHARGE — A discharge granted from the Armed Forces under honorable conditions. GENERAL SCHEDULE — The GS graded pay system established under the Classification Act of 1949, as amended. Click here to view GS schedule. GM WITHIN-GRADE INCREASE — is an agency-awarded increase in basic rate of pay, with no change in grade, to an employee who is ...
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    Glossary of Federal Terms

    h4. H HEARING — The presentation of such oral and written evidence concerning an appeal or equal employment opportunity complaint that the appeal authority or complaints examiner deems pertinent to the consideration of the appeal or complaint on its merits. A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J, K, L, M, N, O, P, Q, R, S, T, U, ...
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    Glossary of Federal Terms

    h4. I ILIA — An acronym that stands for "in lieu of involuntary action" and is used with certain natures of action. INDEFINITE APPOINTMENT — One given a nonpermanent employee who is hired for an unlimited period of time. INDUCTION — See EOD. INJURY COMPENSATION — The compensation and medical care provided to civilian Federal employees for disability due to personal ...
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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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    Job Hunt To-Do-List: Checklist for an Economic Downturn

    Job Hunt To-Do-List: Checklist for an Economic Downturn
    Exciting job opportunities can arise when you least expect them, even during an economic downturn. But in a competitive job market waiting too long to respond could cost you the job of your dreams. We've all played the waiting game but Matthew Keeney, a New York-based performance artist, managed to turn waiting into an art form. Keeney waited in a Syracuse, ...
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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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    Denver, CO: Federal Jobs Overview

    Denver, CO: Federal Jobs Overview
    Denver is the largest city in Colorado and the economic center of the Mountain West region. The Denver-Aurora Metro Area has a population of nearly 3 million making it the 17th largest metropolitan area in the country. The Department of the Interior and the Veterans Health Administration are responsible for the bulk of the current surge in federal jobs in the ...
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