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    Glossary of Federal Terms

    h4. D DEMOTION — See CHANGE TO LOWER GRADE DENIAL OF WITHIN-GRADE INCREASE — The decision to withhold (not grant) a within-grade increase to a General Schedule employee because of a determination that the employee's performance is not at an acceptable level of competence. DETAIL — A temporary assignment of an employee to a different position for a specified period, with ...
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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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    Federal Jobs in Maryland

    Federal Jobs in Maryland
    Southern Maryland borders Washington, DC, and as a result the state has the fourth highest number of federal workers behind California, Texas, and neighboring Virginia. Maryland's largest federal agency is the National Institutes of Health which employs 17,000 employees at its headquarters in Bethesda. The Food and Drug Administration and the Naval Air Systems Command are also major federal employers in ...
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    Federal Public Affairs Careers

    Federal Public Affairs Careers
    Federal public affairs professionals are responsible for administering, supervising, or performing work involved in establishing and maintaining mutual communication between Federal agencies and the general public and various other pertinent publics including internal or external, foreign or domestic audiences. These professionals advise agency management on policy formulation and the potential public reaction to proposed policy, and identify and carry out the ...
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    Glossary of Federal Terms

    h4. G GENERAL DISCHARGE — A discharge granted from the Armed Forces under honorable conditions. GENERAL SCHEDULE — The GS graded pay system established under the Classification Act of 1949, as amended. Click here to view GS schedule. GM WITHIN-GRADE INCREASE — is an agency-awarded increase in basic rate of pay, with no change in grade, to an employee who is ...
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    Federal Jobs in North Carolina

    Federal Jobs in North Carolina
    Nearly 75 percent of North Carolina's federal workforce is employed by the Department of Defense and the Department of Veterans Affairs. The largest agencies in the state are the Veterans Health Administration, the Naval Air Systems Command, and the U.S. Marine Corps. Population: 8.9 million Federal Workforce: 36,801 Largest Federal Departments / Agencies (number of employees in parentheses): Department of Defense ...
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    How to Find a State / Local Government Job in Florida

    State Government State of Florida Employment Local Governments Counties Miami-Dade County Broward County Palm Beach County Hillsborough County Duval County Cities Jacksonville Miami Tampa St. Petersburg Orlando
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    Glossary of Federal Terms

    h4. I ILIA — An acronym that stands for "in lieu of involuntary action" and is used with certain natures of action. INDEFINITE APPOINTMENT — One given a nonpermanent employee who is hired for an unlimited period of time. INDUCTION — See EOD. INJURY COMPENSATION — The compensation and medical care provided to civilian Federal employees for disability due to personal ...
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    Federal Jobs in Colorado

    Federal Jobs in Colorado
    Nearly one-third of Colorado's federal employees work for the Defense Department, mostly for the Department of the Air Force. The Air Force Space Command and the U.S. Air Force Academy, both in Colorado Springs, are the state's largest defense-related federal employers. Four DOI agencies: the National Park Service, the U.S. Geological Survey, the Bureau of Reclamation, and the Bureau of Land ...
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    Glossary of Federal Terms

    h4. N NONAPPROPRIATED FUNDS INSTRUMENTALITY (NAFI) — means the Army and Air Force Exchange Service, Army and Air Force Motion Picture Service, Navy Ship's Stores Ashore, Navy exchanges, Marine Corps exchanges, Coast Guard exchanges, and other instrumentalities of the United States under the jurisdiction of the Armed Forces conducted for the comfort, pleasure, contentment, and mental and physical improvement of personnel ...
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    Glossary of Federal Terms

    h4. W WAE (when actually employed) — See INTERMITTENT SERVICE. WAGE AREA — A geographical area within which a single set of regular wage schedules is applied uniformly by Federal installations to the covered occupations under the Federal Wage System. WAGE EMPLOYEES — Also called Federal wage employees or prevailing rate employees. These employees are in trades, crafts, or labor occupations ...
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    Glossary of Federal Terms

    h4. H HEARING — The presentation of such oral and written evidence concerning an appeal or equal employment opportunity complaint that the appeal authority or complaints examiner deems pertinent to the consideration of the appeal or complaint on its merits. A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J, K, L, M, N, O, P, Q, R, S, T, U, ...
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    Glossary of Federal Terms

    h4. M MASS TRANSFER — The movement of an employee with his or her position to a different agency when (1) a transfer of function or an organization change takes place and (2) there is no change in the employee's position, grade, or pay. (Note: for purposes of this definition, a change in the amount of any locality payment to which ...
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    Glossary of Federal Terms

    h4. U UNEMPLOYMENT COMPENSATION — Unemployment insurance for Federal employees. UNIFORMED SERVICES — The Armed Forces (Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard) plus the commissioned officer corps of the Public Health Service and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J, K, L, M, N, O, P, Q, R, S, T, ...
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    Glossary of Federal Terms

    h4. O OCCUPATIONAL CODE — See definition of SERIES. OFFICIAL PERSONNEL FOLDER (OPF), Standard Form 66 — is a file containing records and documents related to civilian employment under title 5, U.S. Code. OPM — The Office of Personnel Management. A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J, K, L, M, N, O, P, Q, R, S, T, U, ...
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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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    Tips for Finding a Green Collar Job

    Tips for Finding a Green Collar Job
    Beneath the embers of the present day “gloom and doom” of the traditional job market flickers a new and thriving “Green Collar” job (GCJ) market. In some American towns and cities, GCJs abound. When it happens in your town, will you be ready? What is a GCJ? A GCJ describes locally-based employment that provides decent livable wages and opportunities for ...
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    Army Reserve Command

    USARC’s mission is to provide trained and ready units and individuals to mobilize and deploy in support of the national military strategy. USARC is responsible for all of the operational tasks involved in training, equipping, managing, supporting, mobilizing and retaining Soldiers under its command. USARC is comprised of over 20 offices, each with an individual mission and function. Number of Employees ...
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    How to Find a State / Local Government Job in Nevada

    State Government Nevada Department of Personnel Local Governments Counties Clark County Washoe County Carson City Elko County Douglas County Cities Las Vegas Henderson Reno North Las Vegas Sparks
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    How to Find a State / Local Government Job in Georgia

    State Government Georgia State Personnel Administration Local Governments Counties Fulton County DeKalb County Cobb County Gwinnett County Clayton County Cities Atlanta Augusta Columbus Savannah Athens
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