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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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    Agriculture Specialist

    Agriculture Specialist
    Agriculture Specialists use their scientific education and expertise to protect American agriculture and the food supply by preventing the introduction of harmful pests, plant and animal diseases and biological threats. You will also have the authority to seize prohibited or contaminated items which could cause great harm. Your training will allow you to make a difference in both the daily lives ...
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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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    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 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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    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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    Highest Paying State Government Biological Sciences Jobs

    Below is a list of the ten state government biological sciences jobs that have the highest annual salaries. 1) Medical Scientists - $65,580 2) Animal Scientists - $63,160 3) Biological Scientists - $58,660 4) Epidemiologists - $54,870 5) Soil and Plant Scientists - $53,580 6) Biochemists / Biophysicists - $48,940 7) Zoologists - $48,660 8) Conservation Scientists - $48,250 9) Microbiologists ...
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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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    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 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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    Federal Jobs in Engineering

    Federal Jobs in Engineering
    Engineers advise on, administer, supervise, or perform research or other professional and scientific work of a special or miscellaneous character. These positions involve the application of a knowledge of such engineering fundamentals as the strength and strain analysis of engineering materials and structures, the physical and chemical characteristics of engineering materials. Below is a list of the various types of engineering ...
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    Federal Jobs in Michigan

    Federal Jobs in Michigan
    Over one-third of Michigan's federal workforce is employed by the Department of Defense by tank and automotive related agencies. The U.S. Army Tank-Automotive and Armament Command (TACOM) and its research and development element (TARDEC) combine to employ over 5,000 at their facilities in Warren. The Veterans Health Administration, Internal Revenue Service, Transportation Security Administration, and the Bureau of Customs and Border ...
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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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    Highest Paying State Government Business and Finance Jobs

    Below is a list of the ten state government business and finance jobs with the highest annual salaries. 1) Financial Analysts - $60,870 2) Business Operations Specialists - $57,460 3) Budget Analysts - $57,280 4) Financial Examiners - $56,970 Advance Your Career Do you want to learn more about careers in state government? Learn more here. 5) Loan Officers - $54,530 ...
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    Army Medical Command

    U.S. Army Medical Command has command and control of two Army installations - Fort Detrick, located in Frederick, Md., and Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, D.C. Fort Detrick hosts 30 tenants from the Departments of Defense, Agriculture, Justice, Treasury, and Health and Human Services. U.S. Army Medical Research and Material Command has headquarters and several research and logistics units at ...
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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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    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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    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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    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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    Independent Agency 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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