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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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    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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    Top Locations for Government Jobs (November 2009)

    Top Locations for Government Jobs (November 2009)
    As of November 9, 2009, there are over 30,000 current job vacancies with the federal government. GovCentral has searched every state to make it easy for you to find the vacancies available in your area. Click the links next to find opportunities in your area. Highlights: 1. The Washington, D.C. Metro region has over 6000 current vacancies. 2. The federal government ...
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    Government Job Report - Top Hiring Federal Agencies (November 2009)

    Government Job Report - Top Hiring Federal Agencies (November 2009)
    The Government Job Report is a new monthly feature on GovCentral. At the beginning of every month, GovCentral will publish its rankings of the federal agencies with the highest number of current job openings. As you'll notice, the top 5 ranked agencies for this month are either branches of the military or work with veterans. We based the ranking based on ...
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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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    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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    Profiles in Public Service: Dinah Cohen

    Profiles in Public Service: Dinah Cohen
    Job title: Director, Computer/Electronic Accommodations Program (CAP), U.S. Department of Defense, TRICARE Management Activity Best known for: Providing specialized computers, software and other electronic devices to more than 81,000 federal employees and wounded military service members with hearing, visual, dexterity, cognitive and communications disabilities to help make the workplace more accessible. Government service: Cohen has held positions as the manager of ...
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    Workplace Benefits and Demands Exceed at Nuclear Regulatory Commission

    Looking for a supportive employer with great benefits? If you aren't afraid of tough jobs, such as safeguarding radiological materials or licensing nuclear facilities, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission could be just the place for you. A new report by the agency's inspector general confirms what previous surveys have concluded: NRC has an excellent work climate and scores well above most companies ...
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    10 Government Careers That Earn $70K+

    The Federal government is looking to fill 273,000 mission critical positions in the next three years. Why wait that long? GovCentral analyzed the 10 areas projected to see the largest growth and hand-picked current openings that all earn over $70,000. Special thanks to the Partnership for Public Service and their recent publication Where the Jobs Are report for help in ...
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    Airway Transportation Systems Specialist

    Airway Transportation Systems Specialist
    If you think that fixing critical communications equipment at an airport that lands 120 planes an hour is exciting, this is the job for you. In these positions you will be responsible for installing, testing, troubleshooting, repairing and certifying radar, communications equipment, navigational aids, airport lighting, backup power — everything air traffic controllers and pilots use for safe flight — to ...
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    Paralegal

    Paralegal
    While lawyers assume ultimate responsibility for legal work, they often delegate many of their tasks to paralegals. In fact, paralegals—also called legal assistants—are continuing to assume a growing range of tasks in legal offices and perform many of the same tasks as lawyers. Nevertheless, they are explicitly prohibited from carrying out duties considered to be the practice of law, such as ...
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    Fast Track Your Career at a Fed Job Fair

    Fast Track Your Career at a Fed Job Fair
    WASHINGTON -- We. Are. Hiring. Reassuring words to hear, especially when the economy is still giving mixed signals. On Thursday, hundreds of job seekers and dozens of employers participated in Monster's Keep America Working tour stop in Vienna, VA, outside of Washington D.C. Since March, the Keep America Working tour has canvased the country connecting employers who are ready to hire ...
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    This Week's Federal Player: Walter Benjamin Fisherow

    This Week's Federal Player: Walter Benjamin Fisherow
    Walter Benjamin Fisherow is a seasoned litigator and environmental warrior whose diplomatic style has brought powerful polluters to the settlement table and helped make our air safer to breathe. Since joining the Department of Justice (DOJ) in 1987, Fisherow has overseen dozens of government lawyers whose work has helped rid America’s atmosphere of two million tons of toxic pollutants generated by ...
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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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    Tips for Finding a Green Collar Job

    Tips for Finding a Green Collar Job
    Beneath the embers of the present day “gloom and doom” of the traditional job market flickers a new and thriving “Green Collar” job (GCJ) market. In some American towns and cities, GCJs abound. When it happens in your town, will you be ready? What is a GCJ? A GCJ describes locally-based employment that provides decent livable wages and opportunities for ...
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    How I Got the Job: Katie DeCelles, 24

    How I Got the Job: Katie DeCelles, 24
    *The job:* Program analyst *The employer:* The Kansas City Regional Financial Center is one of four Financial Management Service processing centers throughout the country. The Financial Management Service, a bureau of the United States Department of the Treasury, provides central payment services to federal program agencies. FMS also operates the federal government’s collections and deposit systems, provides government-wide accounting and reporting ...
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    Keep the Peace: Federal Law Enforcement Careers

    There are over 88 federal agencies that have some sort of law enforcement or investigative unit. While you may be most familiar with the Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) and the U.S. Secret Service, there are tens and thousands more brave citizen that have made the commitment to protect and serve their department, agency, and country. [widget:school_finder_intro] [widget:586] What all ...
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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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    U.S. Forest Service

    U.S. Forest Service
    Agency/Department: USDA Forest Service The Forest Service was established in 1905 and is an agency of the U.S. Department of Agriculture. The Forest Service manages public lands in national forests and grasslands, which encompass 193 million acres. From US Forest Service.us Read Employer Reviews for the Forest Service Join the Department of Agriculture Group on GovCentral and connect with others. Search ...
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