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    Department of Agriculture

    Department of Agriculture
    USDA's mission is to provide leadership on food, agriculture, natural resources, rural development and related issues based on sound public policy, the best available science and efficient management. The Department has one of the oldest workforces in the Federal government, so while the USDA's overall employment is not expected to increase, its recruiters will be busy filling retirement vacancies. In this ...
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    Department of Labor

    Department of Labor
    The Department of Labor fosters and promotes the welfare of the job seekers, wage earners, and retirees by improving their working conditions, advancing their opportunities for profitable employment, protecting their retirement and health care benefits, helping employers find workers, strengthening free collective bargaining, and tracking changes in employment, prices, and other national economic measurements. It administers a variety of Federal labor ...
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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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    Department of Veterans Affairs: Federal Jobs Overview

    The VA administers programs involving health care, pensions, benefits and employment to aid U.S. veterans and their families, runs the veterans’ hospital system and operates our national cemeteries. Recent hiring has focused on attracting qualified health care professionals, claims examiners, and human resources specialists. Number of Employees 205,542 Career Fields Medical and Public Health Security and Protection Legal Administration / Program ...
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    Department of the Treasury: Federal Jobs Overview

    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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    Federal Jobs in Virginia

    Federal Jobs in Virginia
    Nearly three-fourths of Virginia's federal workforce in employed by the Department of Defense which is headquartered at the Pentagon in Arlington. Concurrently, the Defense Logistics Agency, Defense Information Systems Agency, and the Defense Commissary Agency are the largest Defense-related federal agencies in Northern Virginia, but a substantial portion of the Defense Department employees work in Southeastern Virginia. The U.S. Atlantic Fleet ...
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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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    Federal Jobs in Washington

    Federal Jobs in Washington
    Almost half of Washington's federal workforce is employed by the Department of Defense. A large percentage of these employees work for the U.S. Pacific Fleet Command which employs over 9,000 in the state.Other significant federal employers include the Veterans Health Administration, the Army Medical Command, the Bureau of Customs and Border Protection, and U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. Population: 6.4 million ...
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    USAJOBS Keyword Search Tips

    As mentioned in other articles, GovCentral's Job Search technology now shows you job postings from the official government job database, USAJOBS. If you're not familiar with searching for jobs on USAJOBS, this document will give you some essential strategies for searching for the jobs you truly have interest in. h3. Basic Keyword Search If you know a the title or description ...
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    Denver Locality Pay Rates - General Schedule

    Below is a listing of the General Schedule pay rates for the Denver-Aurora-Boulder, CO metro area. Counties Included: CO - Adams, Arapahoe, Boulder, Broomfield, Clear Creek, Denver, Douglas, Elbert, Gilpin, Jefferson, Larimer, Park, Weld. 2009 Locality Pay Rates h4. GS-1 2008 Salary: $20,631-$25,808 Hourly Rate: $9.89-$12.37 Percent of Federal Workforce: 0.2% h4. GS-2 2008 Salary: $23,195-$29,186 Hourly Rate: $11.11-$13.98 Percent of ...
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    Department of Housing and Urban Development

    Department of Housing and Urban Development
    HUD's mission is to increase homeownership, support community development and increase access to affordable housing free from discrimination. To fulfill this mission, HUD will embrace high standards of ethics, management and accountability and forge new partnerships that leverage resources and improve HUD's ability to be effective on the community level. Number of Employees: 9,415 Career Fields: ● Administration / Program Management ...
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    Department of Health and Human Services: Federal Jobs Overview

    Department of Health and Human Services: Federal Jobs Overview
    HHS Protects the health and welfare of all Americans and provides essential human services. It administers Medicare and Medicaid and manages programs that provide financial assistance and services to low-income families, engages in health and social science research; ensures food and drug safety, prevents diseases, including immunization services for emergencies and potential terrorism, and ensures that health information technology is established ...
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    Cincinnati Locality Pay Rates - General Schedule

    Below is a listing of the General Schedule pay rates for the Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN metro area. Counties Included: IN - Dearborn, Franklin, Ohio; KY - Boone, Bracken, Campbell, Gallatin, Grant, Kenton, Pendleton; OH - Brown, Butler, Clermont, Clinton, Hamilton, Warren. 2009 Locality Pay Rates h4. GS-1 2008 Salary: $20,075-$25,113 Hourly Rate: $9.62-$12.03 Percent of Federal Workforce: 0.2% h4. GS-2 2008 Salary: ...
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    Department of Education

    Department of Education
    The U S. Department of Education is the agency of the federal government that establishes policy for, administers, and coordinates most federal assistance to education. It assists the president in executing his education policies for the nation and in implementing laws enacted by Congress. The Department's primary mission is to serve America's students, to ensure that all have equal access to ...
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    Cleveland - Akron Locality Pay Rates - General Schedule

    Below is a listing of the General Schedule pay rates for the Cleveland-Akron, OH metro area. Counties Included: OH - Ashtabula, Cuyahoga, Geauga, Lake, Lorain, Medina, Portage, Summit 2009 Locality Pay Rates h4. GS-1 2008 Salary: $19,963-$24,973 Hourly Rate: $9.57-$11.97 Percent of Federal Workforce: 0.2% h4. GS-2 2008 Salary: $22,444-$28,241 Hourly Rate: $10.75-$13.53 Percent of Federal Workforce: 0.3% h4. GS-3 2008 ...
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    Department of Commerce

    Department of Commerce
    The DOC promotes economic growth and security through export growth, sustainable economic development and economic information and analysis. It also conducts the national census, regulates patents and trademarks, and monitors the weather and oceans. Due to retirements, the DOC is expected to lose nearly one-sixth of its workforce by 2008. Filling these critical positions is a top priority for the Department, ...
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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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    Detroit Locality Pay Rates - General Schedule

    Below is a listing of the General Schedule pay rates for the Detroit - Warren - Flint, MI metro area. Counties Included: MI - Genesee, Lapeer, Lenawee, Livingston, Macomb, Monroe, Oakland, St. Clair, Washtenaw, Wayne 2009 Locality Pay Rates h4. GS-1 2008 Salary: $20,886-$26,128 Hourly Rate: $10.01-$12.52 Percent of Federal Workforce: 0.2% h4. GS-2 2008 Salary: $23,483-$29,548 Hourly Rate: $11.25-$14.16 Percent ...
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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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    Federal Jobs in West Virginia

    Federal Jobs in West Virginia
    With a higher than average retired military population, it is not surprising that the Veterans Health Administration is the largest federal agency in the state with nearly 3,600. Two Treasury agencies, the Bureau of the Public Debt and the Internal Revenue Service, employ 1,900 and 1,300 in the state, respectively. The DOJ's Bureau of Prisons is also a major federal employer ...
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