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    Alaska State Government Jobs

    Check out these positions below. The Alaska State Government considers these five careers in high demand at the state level. If you are interested in any them, click below for a listing of all available positions. h4. Registered Nurse Assess patient health problems and needs, develop and implement nursing care plans, and maintain medical records. Administer nursing care to ill, injured, ...
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    Biological Science Technician

    Assist biological and medical scientists in laboratories. Set up, operate, and maintain laboratory instruments and equipment, monitor experiments, make observations, and calculate and record results. May analyze organic substances, such as blood, food, and drugs. *Video* - RealVideo - WMV *Search for Federal Biologist Jobs* *Sample of Related Federal Job Searches*: Biological Science Laboratory Technician, Biological Technician, Biologist Aide, Environmental Technician, ...
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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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    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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    Veterans Recruitment Appointment (VRA)

    Under the VRA, a you can be appointed to a white -collar position through GS 11 without having to compete with other applicants. The VRA is open to you if you are a disabled veteran who served on active duty during a war or major campaign and you have left the service under honorable conditions within three years. Return to main ...
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    Highest Paying State Government Production Jobs

    Below is a list of ten state government production jobs with the highest annual salaries. 1) Power Plant Operators - $50,090 2) Stationary Engineers / Boiler Operators - $48,080 3) Production / Operation Managers - $42,170 4) Bookbinders - $41,070 Advance Your Career Do you want to learn more about careers in state government? Learn more here. 5) Production Inspectors - ...
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    Glossary of Federal Terms

    h4. C "CA"APPOINTMENTS — Canal Area appointments that are made under the Panama Canal Employment System. CAO (CHANGE OF APPOINTING OFFICE) — Movement of an employee from the jurisdiction of one appointing officer in an agency to that of another appointing officer in the same agency. This usually involves a move from a position for which one personnel office provides service ...
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    Glossary of Federal Terms

    h4. P PAY ADJUSTMENT — Any increase or decrease in an employee's rate of basic pay when there is no change in the duties or responsibilities of the employee's position. A pay adjustment may include a change in the step at which the employee is paid. A change in the pay system under which the employee is paid is also a ...
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    Arizona State Government Jobs

    Below is a listing of the most in demand positions in Arizona State Government. Check out the links below to get a listing of all positions available. h4. Registered Nurse Salary Range: $43,812-$85,546 Provides nursing care and health care services to persons in a correctional setting; administers medication and treatment as prescribed by health care providers; conducts sick calls; provides follow-up ...
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    Highest Paying State Government Healthcare Support Jobs

    Below is a list of the state government healthcare jobs with the highest annual average salaries. 1) Occupational Therapist Assistants - $42,210 2) Physical Therapist Assistants - $38,310 3) Medical Assistants - $36,430 4) Veterinary Assistants - $34,370 Advance Your Career Do you want to learn more about careers in state government? Learn more here. 5) Medical Transcriptionists - $32,270 6) ...
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    Biologist

    Conduct research dealing with the understanding of human diseases and the improvement of human health. Engage in clinical investigation or other research, production, technical writing, or related activities. *Video* - RealVideo - WMV *Search for Federal Biologist Jobs* _Return to Federal Jobs in Biotechnology page_
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    Federal Jobs in Texas

    Federal Jobs in Texas
    Defense and homeland security related agencies make up over half Texas's federal workforce. Two Defense Department agencies, the Air Education and Training Command Army Medical Command, both have over 5,000 Texas employees. The Bureau of Customs and Border Patrol employs over 10,000 along the state's long border with Mexico. Population: 23.5 million Federal Workforce: 120,142 Largest Federal Departments / Agencies (number ...
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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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    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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    Glossary of Federal Terms

    h4. B BREAK IN SERVICE — The time when an employee is no longer on the payroll of an agency. (In computing creditable service for benefits, e.g., leave accrual and reduction in force retention, a separation of 1, 2, or 3 calendar days is not considered to be a break in service; a separation of 4 or more calendar days is ...
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    Federal Jobs in Pennsylvania

    Federal Jobs in Pennsylvania
    Pennsylvania's aging population has increased demand for new hires at the Veterans Health Administration and the Social Security Administration which employ 9,000 and 4,000 respectively. Defense-related employment makes up over one-third of the state's federal workforce with the Defense Logistics Agency, the Naval Supply Systems Command, and the U.S. Army Communications and Electronics Command each employing over 4,000 Pennsylvanians. Population: 12.5 ...
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    Analysis Occupations List

    The following occupations are found throughout the IC, but not necessarily at all IC member organizations. Visit member sites for more detail. Aeronautical Analyst Aeronautical Imagery/Feature Analyst Bathymetrist Cartographer Cartographic Technician Learn More Federal Intelligence Careers Federal Intelligence Analysis Careers Collection Requirements Manager Counterintelligence Analyst Counterterrorism Analyst Cryptanalyst Economic Analyst Financial Analyst Geospatial Analyst Geopositioning Cartographer Imagery Analyst Intelligence and Threat ...
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    Civil Engineer

    Civil engineers perform civil engineering project planning duties, such as scheduling and layout of operations, planning for budget requirements, and inspection and surveillance of materials, methods, and equipment used in tests and/or construction. They organize, schedule, coordinate, and facilitate the timing, sequence, quality, quantity, and issues related to all such projects and work requests. They also perform the following duties: 1) ...
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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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    Glossary of Federal Terms

    h4. E EFFECTIVE DATE — The date on which a personnel action takes place and on which the employee's official assignment begins. EOD (ENTRY ON DUTY) — The process by which a person completes the necessary paperwork and is sworn in as an employee. EX-SERVICE PERSON — A person who was separated from active duty performed in peacetime or wartime. (A ...
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