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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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    Top 50 In-Demand Federal Jobs (July 2009)

    Top 50 In-Demand Federal Jobs (July 2009)
    Occupations with Top Number of Federal Job Openings As of July 16h, 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 training. Find out where you can ...
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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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    Q&A with a Park Ranger: A Man with His “Dream Job”

    Q&A with a Park Ranger: A Man with His “Dream Job”
    h4. Gary Strachan Ranger Santa Cruz District California State Park Ranger Gary Strachan Up Close and Personal -- A Man with his “Dream Job” 1. What is your most unique experience working in California State Parks? I have had numerous unique experiences throughout my 30 year career as a California State Parks ranger. Some of my experiences include: • Saving a ...
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    Stimulus Package: Which Departments Will See a Boost?

    Stimulus Package: Which Departments Will See a Boost?
    Although 90% of the jobs created by the stimulus package will be private-sector jobs, many federal agencies will be receiving budget bailouts as a part of the stimulus package. The 2009 Stimulus Bill will supplement the budget of the following Government Agencies: The Main Departments [widget:2009stimuluspackage] 1) Department of Agriculture 2) Department of Commerce 3) Department of Justice 4) National Aeronautics ...
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    Stimulus 2009: Job Creation Revealed

    Stimulus 2009: Job Creation Revealed
    Where Are the Jobs? The $819 billion economic stimulus package that passed the House last week could create or save more than 3 million jobs by the end of next year, according to recent estimates. But where will these jobs be? What type of jobs will be available? We’ve tallied the estimates, and published a breakdown of how many jobs are ...
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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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    Human Resource Specialist

    Human Resource Specialist
    [widget:10_steps_to_a_government_job] Salary Range: YC - 0301 ($115,317 - $149,000) Departments with High Demand: • Department of the Air Force • Department of Veterans Affairs • Department of Health and Human Services Projected Growth: *17%* Employees Needed: *147,000* Internship Opportunities: The Library of Congress offers a Internship, Fellowship, and Volunteer Programs. Search for Human Resource Specialist Jobs by GS Series Number: ...
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    Nurse Consultant

    Nurse Consultant
    [widget:10_steps_to_a_government_job] Salary Range: GS-13 ($82,353.00 - $102,945.00) According to the Office of Personnel Management, Many new federal government jobs will be within health care, which already employs more than 140,000 health care workers. Job Summary • The primary purpose of this position is to plan, coordinate, monitor and evaluate health care activities for high risk, high cost, and problem prone ...
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    Air Traffic Controller

    Air Traffic Controller
    [widget:10_steps_to_a_government_job] Salary Range: YC-2152 ($31,740.00 - $107,991.00) Job Summary • The mission of the United States Air Force is to deliver sovereign options for the defense of the United States of America and its global interests -- to fly and fight in Air, Space, and Cyberspace. Departments with High Demand: • Department of Transportation • Department of the Air Force ...
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    Department of Agriculture District Ranger

    Department of Agriculture District Ranger
    [widget:10_steps_to_a_government_job] Salary Range: GS-13 ($75,879.00 – $127,031.00) Job Summary • This position serves as a District Ranger with responsibility for the management of the resources, goods, and services of a designated area on a National Forest. Expected Duties and Responsibilities • Participates in, coordinates, and/or manages Forest Service programs and projects. • Plans, schedules, and assigns work to subordinates. Departments ...
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    Astronomer

    Astronomer
    [widget:10_steps_to_a_government_job] Salary Range: GS-13 ($75,879.00 - $127,031.00) Job Summary • Core competencies and distinctive capabilities listed on the Air Force website are the following: "integrity first, service before self, and excellence in all we do." Qualifications • Be a United States citizen • Be aged over 21 years old • Pass a medical exam – checks vision, hearing, cardiovascular, mobility ...
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    Public Health Advisor

    Public Health Advisor
    [widget:10_steps_to_a_government_job] Salary Range: GS-15 ($115,317 - $149,000) According to the Office of Personnel Management, Many new federal government jobs will be within healthcare, which already employs more than 140,000 healthcare workers. Job Summary • Provide support services to satisfy the overall operational objectives of the Department of Health and Human Services and the Center for Disease Control. Expected Duties and ...
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    Nontraditional Jobs That Pay $100K

    Nontraditional Jobs That Pay $100K
    It's no secret that doctors, lawyers, traders and senior executives at large corporations typically earn six figures or more. But where are the $100,000 jobs for the rest of us - the 140 million American workers who lack the inclination, the aptitude or the tolerance for student debt to go for the classic big-money careers? It turns out that in 2008, ...
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