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    Government Job Report - Top Hiring Federal Agencies (November 2009)

    Government Job Report - Top Hiring Federal Agencies (November 2009)
    The Government Job Report is a new monthly feature on GovCentral. At the beginning of every month, GovCentral will publish its rankings of the federal agencies with the highest number of current job openings. As you'll notice, the top 5 ranked agencies for this month are either branches of the military or work with veterans. We based the ranking based on ...
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    Lose the Cube: More Outdoor Government Careers

    In our second installment of our ongoing series Lose the Cube: Outdoor Government Jobs we're focusing specifically on careers at the Department of the Interior. A Brief History The Department of Interior was established in 1849 on the eve of President Zachary Taylor's inauguration. The Department focuses on natural resource management as well as wildlife conservation. Today the Department manages ...
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    Take Advantage of the Stimulus Package

    Take Advantage of the Stimulus Package
    Are you looking for a job, or afraid you might lose the one you have? President Obama thinks he can help you. Under President Obama's leadership, the 2009 American Recovery and Reinvestment Act passed the House of Representatives on January 28th, 2009. This 'stimulus package' is projected to create between three and four million new jobs. Three-quarters of these jobs are ...
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    Step 7: Write Your KSAs and Cover Letter

    What are KSA's? “KSA” is an abbreviation for knowledge, skills, and abilities. KSAs are attributes required to perform a job and which are generally demonstrated through qualifying experience, education, or training. KSAs are used as part of a rating process to determine which candidates are best qualified for a given position. Choose from the articles below to learn more about KSA's: ...
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    Combat Specialty Officer: Most Exciting Government Jobs

    Combat Specialty Officer: Most Exciting Government Jobs
    Are you a member of the US military considering a switch to a government job - but not willing to sit behind a desk in an air-conditioned office from 9 to 5? Combat specialty officers plan and direct military operations, oversee combat activities, and serve as combat leaders. As such, they are put in charge of tanks and other armored assault ...
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    Dallas/Ft.Worth, TX: Federal Jobs Overview

    Dallas/Ft.Worth, TX: Federal Jobs Overview
    The Dallas–Fort Worth–Arlington metropolitan area, a title designated by the U.S. Census as of 2003, encompasses 12 counties within the U.S. state of Texas. the metropolitan area has a population of 6 million. The Dallas–Fort Worth–Arlington MSA is the largest metropolitan area in Texas and the fourth-largest in the United States. Most Federal job openings in Dallas/Ft. Worth are engineering, inspection, ...
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    Nontraditional Jobs That Pay $100K

    Nontraditional Jobs That Pay $100K
    It's no secret that doctors, lawyers, traders and senior executives at large corporations typically earn six figures or more. But where are the $100,000 jobs for the rest of us - the 140 million American workers who lack the inclination, the aptitude or the tolerance for student debt to go for the classic big-money careers? It turns out that in 2008, ...
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    Careers in Government that Earn 60k+

    Careers in Government that Earn 60k+
    Despite some chatter on Capitol Hill about imposing a hiring freeze for the federal government, GovCentral is still confident in sustained employment growth for the next two to three years. This bodes well for job seekers that are looking to start a career in public service or transition from the military or private sector. Last week we listed the most in-demand ...
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    Chemist | Scientist - Most Exciting Government Jobs

    Chemist | Scientist - Most Exciting Government Jobs
    With new discoveries being made every day, and the threats of evolving bacteria and pandemic diseases looming on the horizon, there is a lot of incentive to become a chemist or biological scientist. Because the biotechnology industry is experiencing such rapid growth, biotechnology jobs often expect workers to be more skilled than those that are currently available; therefore, many agencies are ...
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    Are You Eligible for a Federal Job?

    Eligibility rules can be a little confusing. The intend of this page is to clarify some of the the complexities of eligibility rules so job hunters don't end up wasting time applying for positions they cannot become eligible for. The qualifying rules differ vastly depending on what department you're interested in working for, so this might also be a good time ...
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    Federal Department Overview

    Federal Department 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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    Step 4: Which Agency is Right for You?

    Step 4: Which Agency is Right for You?
    There are thousands of different government jobs to choose from, and an infinite amount of paths to take as you embark upon your career in government work. Would you like to work for the Department of Defense? The Department of Veteran Affairs? The Environmental Protection Agency? Do you want to focus your talents on highly specialized work, or provide more general ...
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    Government Job Report - Top Hiring Federal Agencies (December 2009)

    Government Job Report - Top Hiring Federal Agencies (December 2009)
    Government hiring has continued to decline slightly due to the recession, but there are still more job openings than jobs hired. The most current data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics is September 2009. Preliminary figures list 267,000 job openings and 258,000 hires at the federal, state, and local level. Less than 4 percent of current job openings were left unfilled. ...
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    2011 Federal Government Jobs Outlook

    2011 Federal Government Jobs Outlook
    A midyear election in which candidates ran against Washington and a troubled economy have put downward pressure on government hiring, but there are still plenty of federal job openings in Uncle Sam’s shop. [gate] In the first half of fiscal year 2010 (October 2009 to March 2010) the government employment market was brisk -- 58,893 new employees were hired in full-time, ...
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    Federal Information Technology Careers

    Federal Information Technology Careers
    Information technology workers are in high demand at nearly every federal agency. Often times these professionals are required to specialize in IT sectors such as security, data management, or system assurance. Many federal IT professionals are also required to possess a security clearance. Advance Your Career Request more information on Federal Accounting Careers Qualifications and Salaries Entry-level federal IT professionals usually ...
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    Secret Service - Most Exciting Government Jobs

    Secret Service - Most Exciting Government Jobs
    Want to stay on the cutting edge in your technical discipline? Want to sharpen your analytical talents? Want to delve into the language and culture of other countries? Want to work on issues that affect Americans’ national security? Fundamentally a law enforcement career choice, a job with the Secret Service will certainly be exciting. Do you have what it takes for ...
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    National Park Service Careers

    National Park Service Careers
    More than 20,000 Americans work to preserve and protect the United States of America's most prominent natural, historical and recreational resources. They are the employees of the National Park Service (NPS). One of eight Department of the Interior bureaus, the NPS oversees 380 locations covering 83 million acres across the US and its territories. This range of responsibilities results in Park ...
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    U.S. Forest Service

    U.S. Forest Service
    Agency/Department: USDA Forest Service The Forest Service was established in 1905 and is an agency of the U.S. Department of Agriculture. The Forest Service manages public lands in national forests and grasslands, which encompass 193 million acres. From US Forest Service.us Read Employer Reviews for the Forest Service Join the Department of Agriculture Group on GovCentral and connect with others. Search ...
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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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    Passport Specialist

    These positions are located in the Adjudication Section of the Passport Office. At the lower grade level, you will receive both classroom and on-the-job training in the examination and adjudication of passport applications. You will receive, examine and review passport applications forwarded by passport application Acceptance Agents, or presented in person by the applicant or the applicant's representative. Passport Specialists review ...
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