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    National Security Agency Job Fairs

    Find out what life is like at NSA. Attend an NSA recruiting event where you can talk with an NSA recruiter, get to know our Agency and explore great career opportunities. Note: You will be expected to bring a resume and an unofficial transcript to many of these hiring events. [widget:3_quiz_list_widget] h3. Hiring Events Check below to see when the NSA ...
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    Department of the Navy

    Department of the Navy
    The US Navy's primary mission is to maintain, train and equip combat-ready Naval forces capable of winning wars, deterring aggression, and maintaining freedom of the seas. That mission includes the support of all military departments of the United States. The navy is a component force of the U.S. Department of Defense, a cabinet-level agency reporting directly to the president. The secretary ...
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    Department of the Air Force

    Department of the Air Force
    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. To achieve that mission, the Air Force has a vision of Global Vigilance, Reach and Power. That vision orbits around three core competencies: Developing Airmen, ...
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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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    Safety and Occupational Health Specialist

    Safety and Occupational Health Specialists plan, direct, implement and evaluate the safety program within the assigned organization, including detached subordinate units. These activities are primarily concerned with weapons safety, ground safety, agency-specific occupational safety and health standards. They identify unsafe operations and/or conditions in unit facilities and analyzes subsequent abatement plans that are often expensive to implement, to determine their effectiveness ...
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    Veterans Affairs

    Veterans Affairs
    The mission of the US Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is 'to meet the needs of the Nation's veterans and their families today and tomorrow'. The VA workforce aims to function as a single, comprehensive service provider to the men and women who serve the Nation. The Five Goals of the Veterans Affairs Department: ● *Strategic Goal 1:* Restore the capability ...
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    Top Ten Federal Careers: Which One Is Right for You?

    Top Ten Federal Careers: Which One Is Right for You?
    It is important for all federal job seekers to keep on top of which positions are in greatest demand. The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) keeps track of the federal career fields in greatest demand which it updates monthly. Below are the ten fastest growing federal career fields as of October 2009. Click below to find more information on each individual ...
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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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    Federal Jobs in California

    Federal Jobs in California
    California is the largest state in the U.S. and is the location for over 150,000 federal jobs. The state is ethnically diverse and its economy is rooted in the financial services, agriculture and the defense services industry. Population: 36.5 million Federal Workforce: 151,101 Largest Federal Departments (number of employees in parentheses): Department of Defense (54,926), Department of Veterans Affairs (20,662), Department ...
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    Department of the Treasury

    Department of the Treasury
    The Department of the Treasury is the primary federal agency responsible for the economic and financial prosperity and security of the United States, and as such is responsible for a wide range of activities including advising the President on economic and financial issues, promoting the President’s growth agenda, and enhancing corporate governance in financial institutions. In the international arena, the Department ...
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    Hot Federal Jobs in 2008

    Hot Federal Jobs in 2008
    What are the hottest jobs in the federal government this year, and how do you get them? To find out, we conducted our annual interview with Monster Federal Career Coach and Gov’t/Public Service Careers message board expert Kathryn Troutman. Troutman is the author of the Federal Resume Guidebook as well as other books on strategies for the federal job search. _Monster_: ...
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    Federal Department Overview

    Federal Department Overview
    More than 200 years ago, the founders of the United States gathered in Philadelphia to create a constitution for a new national government and transform America into a self-governing nation. The Federal Government of the United States has been the centralized governmental system of America since the signing of the original U.S. Constitution, and operates with three branches: legislative, executive, and ...
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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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    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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    San Diego Locality Pay Rates - General Schedule

    Below is a listing of the General Schedule pay rates for the San Diego, CA metro area. Counties Included: CA - San Diego. 2009 Locality Pay Rates h4. GS-1 2007 Salary: $20,013-$25,028 Hourly Rate: $9.59-$11.99 2008 Salary (3% increase): $20,655-$25,831 Salary (3.5% increase): $20,796-$26,007 Percent of Federal Workforce: 0.2% h4. GS-2 2007 Salary Range: $22,501-$28,312 Hourly Rate: $10.78-$13.23 2008 Salary (3% ...
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    Step 1: Learn about Government Careers

    Step 1: Learn about Government Careers
    Many people have a preconceived notion of what it's like to work for the government based on sensational clips from the news and Hollywood movies. But what is it really like as an employee of the US Government? How many employees work for the recently created Homeland Security Department? What degree do you need to be highly qualified for the Department ...
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    Federal Jobs in Alabama

    Federal Jobs in Alabama
    Alabama's federal workforce is rooted in DoD and NASA-related activities. NASA's George C. Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville employs nearly 2,500 people making the agency the third largest federal employer in the state. Population: 4.6 million Federal Workforce: 36,448 Largest Federal Departments / Agencies (number of employees in parentheses): Department of Defense (22,236), Department of Veterans Affairs (4,449), National Aeronautics ...
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    Contract Specialist

    Contract Specialist
    At the Customs and Border Patrol, contract specialists solicit, negotiates, administers, closes-out and terminates 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, implementing and reviewing contracting plans for pre-award, post-award, price/cost analysis and a wide variety of procurement activities. You ...
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    Federal Jobs in Alaska

    Federal Jobs in Alaska
    Alaska is a great place to look for a federal job because it has a large number of federal workers and a small population. Most federal employees work in the U.S. Army and Air Force. Two DOI agencies, the National Park Service and Bureau of Land Management both employ around 1,000 people in the state. Population: 0.7 million Federal Workforce: 13,323 ...
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    Electrical Engineers

    Electrical Engineers
    Engineers apply the principles of science and mathematics to develop economical solutions to technical problems. Their work is the link between scientific discoveries and the commercial applications that meet societal and consumer needs. More information can be found at BLS.gov
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