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    Federal Jobs in South Dakota

    Federal Jobs in South Dakota
    South Dakota as a large federal workforce for its small overall population. Employment is spread relatively evenly among the larger executive departments. The Veterans Health Administration is the largest federal agency in the state, employing nearly 1,700. Two other large federal agencies in South Dakota, the DOI's Bureau of Indian Affairs and HHS's Indian Health Service employ 900 and 1,200 respectively, ...
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    Highest Paying State Government Community and Social Services Jobs

    Below is a list of the state government community and social services jobs with the highest annual salaries. 1) Marriage and Family Therapists - $51,600 2) Mental Health Counselors - $51,070 3) Clergy - $48,850 4) Educational, Vocational, and School Counselors - $47,760 Advance Your Career Do you want to learn more about careers in state government? Learn more here. 5) ...
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    Federal Social Work Opportunities

    How do you help a 27-year-old reservist - a carpenter in civilian life - find a new career when he's lost an arm in Iraq? What services can help the World War II vet whose retirement check doesn't stretch far enough? It takes a vast array of knowledge and skills to answer such questions. The social workers who serve the nation's ...
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    Contract Specialist

    As a contract specialist, you will be responsible for the acquisition of equipment and services of significant importance to the agency. This includes responsibility for solicitation, negotiation, administration, close-out and termination of 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, ...
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    Federal Budget Analyst Careers

    Want to use your Excel skills for the good of all citizens? Consider a career in budget analysis. Although this job title conjures up images of accounting and auditing, budget analysis is policy work. Government budget analysts help elected officials divvy up trillions of tax dollars each year. "You can really have a positive influence," explains Scott Pattison, executive director of ...
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    Highest Paying State Government Computer Sciences and Mathematics Jobs

    Below is a list of the state government computer sciences and mathematics jobs with the highest annual salaries. 1) Computer Software Engineers - $74,910 Actuaries - $73,780 3) Computer Information Specialists - $64,360 4) Database Administrators - $63,680 Advance Your Career Do you want to learn more about careers in state government? Learn more here. 6) Computer Systems Analysts - $61,000 ...
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    Baltimore, MD: Federal Jobs Overview

    Baltimore, MD: Federal Jobs Overview
    The Baltimore Metropolitan Area, which includes the city's surrounding suburbs, has approximately 2.6 million residents. Baltimore is also part of the Baltimore-Washington Metropolitan Area (CMSA) of approximately 8.1 million residents. Baltimore is the largest city in Maryland, and its metropolitan area is the 20th largest in the country. Once an industrial town with an economic base in manufacturing, Baltimore's economy has ...
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    Forest Service

    Forest Service
    The U.S. Forest Service is an agency administered by the Department of Agriculture. Its employees are engaged in hundreds of specific occupations, including Foresters, Biologists, Engineers, Teachers, Firefighters, Accountants, Computer Specialists, Law Enforcement, Public Affairs Specialists, Recreation Specialists, Geographic Information Specialists, and more. Most Forest Service employees focus on managing and improving our Nation's forests and grasslands. Some employees focus on ...
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    Social Security Administration

    Social Security Administration
    The Social Security Administration's mission is to advance the economic security of the United States through implementing trustworthy and effective Social Security programs. There is currently a lot of discussion about the future of Social Security in America. Despite a lot of hype about the possibility of cutting Social Security funding, there are no plans to cut benefits for retirees. In ...
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    Highest Paying State Government Arts and Media Jobs

    Below is a list of the ten state government arts and media jobs with the highest annual salaries. 1) Producers / Directors - $50,950 2) Sports Officials - $49,540 3) Editors - $49,510 4) Technical Writers - $49,040 Advance Your Career Do you want to learn more about careers in state government? Learn more here. 5) Fine Artists - $48,280 6) ...
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    Transportation Specialist

    Transportation Specialist
    [widget:10_steps_to_a_government_job] Salary Range: GS-15 ($115,317 - $149,000) Job Summary • Serve as the national and international expert providing transportation advice to communities in the U.S. Expected Duties and Responsibilities • Arrange for passenger travel via plane, bus, train, or boat. • Determine which vehicles to use based on freight or passenger-movement requirements. • Prepare transportation requests and shipping documents. Departments ...
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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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    Federal Jobs in Rhode Island

    Federal Jobs in Rhode Island
    Rhode Island's federal workforce is dominated by the Department of Defense, and the Department of the Navy in particular. The Naval Sea Systems Command employs nearly 2,500 in Newport. The Veterans Health Administration is also a large federal presence, employing nearly 1,000 in the state. Population: 1.1 million Federal Workforce: 6,502 Largest Federal Departments / Agencies (number of employees in parentheses): ...
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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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    Federal Jobs in Nebraska

    Federal Jobs in Nebraska
    Nebraska's relatively small federal workforce is primarily employed by the DoD and VA, with significant employment at several USDA agencies. The Veterans Health Administration is the largest single federal employer, with 1,500 in the state. Two DoD agencies, the Air Force Air Combat Command and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers employ 1,000 and 800 respectively. Two USDA agencies, the Natural ...
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    Federal Accounting Careers

    Federal Accounting Careers
    Accountants advise on or administer, supervise, or perform professional accounting work relating to the financial activities of governmental, quasi-governmental, or private sector organizations. The work includes the design, development, operation, or inspection of accounting systems; the prescription of accounting standards, policies, and requirements; the examination, analysis, and interpretation of accounting data, records, or reports; or the provision of accounting or financial ...
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    Federal Jobs in Idaho

    Federal Jobs in Idaho
    Idaho is known for its wide open spaces and low population density. Consequently, most federal employees in the state are charged with administering and protecting the state's natural resources. The two largest federal employers in the state are the Forest Service and the Bureau of Land Management, which employ 4,000 and 1,500 federal workers respectively. Population: 1.5 million Federal Workforce: 10,300 ...
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    Federal Jobs in Wisconsin

    Federal Jobs in Wisconsin
    Wisconsin has a relatively small federal workforce for its population. A higher than average retired military population has made the Veterans Health Administration the largest single federal employer in the state, with nearly 4,800 employees. Most of the DoD's small workforce in the state is administered by the U.S. Army. Several USDA agencies make up most of the remainder of Wisconsin's ...
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    Glossary of Federal Terms

    h4. R "RARE BIRD" POSITION — One where the OPM has determined that the pay or duties of the position are such, or that the qualified persons are so few, it would not be in the interest of good civil service administration to fill the position through open-competitive examination. RATE OF BASIC PAY — The rate of pay fixed by law ...
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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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