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    Highest Paying Federal Careers for 2008

    Highest Paying Federal Careers for 2008
    It is important for all federal job seekers to keep on top of which positions are in greatest demand and pay the highest salaries. The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) keeps track of the highest paying federal careers - updated annually, this list should help job seekers to be aware of what a top-notch government job looks like. Here is a ...
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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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    Department of Agriculture

    Department of Agriculture
    USDA's mission is to provide leadership on food, agriculture, natural resources, rural development and related issues based on sound public policy, the best available science and efficient management. The Department has one of the oldest workforces in the Federal government, so while the USDA's overall employment is not expected to increase, its recruiters will be busy filling retirement vacancies. In this ...
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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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    Ten Fastest Growing State and Local Gov't Jobs

    Ten Fastest Growing State and Local Gov't Jobs
    According to federal statistics, state and local governments are expected to hire nearly 1.4 million new workers over the next ten years. Combine this number with the large number of vacancies that are expected to arise as more baby boomers retire and you realize that states and localities will be very busy with recruiting over the next decade. Most job growth ...
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    Top Hiring Federal Agencies August 2010

    Top Hiring Federal Agencies August 2010
    The summer is still heating up and so is hiring for the federal government. We've compiled the list of offices and agencies that have hundreds and thousands of openings across the country. Check out our top 15 agencies hiring for the month of August. Check out the list: Top Hiring Federal Agencies August 2010 From our analysis, the Department of Veteran ...
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    Peace Corps Job Fairs

    The Peace Corps is one of the world's most successful and respected development organizations. Part of the Peace Corps' success is due to the dedicated people who work behind the scenes to support the agency and the thousands of Volunteers serving overseas. Peace Corps employees enjoy challenging and interesting jobs. They provide program and medical support, recruit new Peace Corps Volunteers, ...
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    Department of Veterans Affairs: Federal Jobs Overview

    The VA administers programs involving health care, pensions, benefits and employment to aid U.S. veterans and their families, runs the veterans’ hospital system and operates our national cemeteries. Recent hiring has focused on attracting qualified health care professionals, claims examiners, and human resources specialists. Number of Employees 205,542 Career Fields Medical and Public Health Security and Protection Legal Administration / Program ...
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    Federal Jobs in Hawaii

    Federal Jobs in Hawaii
    Hawaii has a relatively large federal workforce for its population. Nearly 75 percent of the state's federal employees are employed by the Department of Defense, with nearly 9,000 employed by the U.S. Navy. The Navy 's Pacific Command is headquartered at Camp H.M. Smith, outside of Honolulu employing nearly 5,000. The Transportation Security Administration, the Army Installation Management Agency, and the ...
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    Step 3: Decide if You're Ready

    Step 3: Decide if You're Ready
    Will you fit in with other government workers? Why are you interested in joining? Are you old enough to get the job you're looking for? Do you have a criminal record? Are you a US citizen? Take the time to carefully consider questions such as these. The more you educate yourself on the basic requirements you must meet to succeed as ...
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    Step 5: Network for Success

    Step 5: Network for Success
    Networking is one of the most important aspects of the work you will do as you search for a government job - in fact, about 60 percent of all applicants will find their job through networking. And yet, it is often overlooked by applicants. This guide will help you learn how to leverage GovCentral's resources in order to become an expert ...
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    Where to Look for Federal Jobs in Biotechnology

    Where to Look for Federal Jobs in Biotechnology
    Life sciences, technology, manufacturing - it's all a part of biotechnology. With new discoveries being made every day, there are lots of opportunities to be a part of the action. To succeed and grow in the 21st century economy, biotechnology employers need to fill each position in their companies, from entry-level to the most advanced, with qualified, skilled individuals. Because the ...
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    Government Job Report - Top States for Federal Jobs (December 2009)

    Government Job Report - Top States for Federal Jobs (December 2009)
    In this week's edition of the Government Job Report, we turn towards state level hiring for job vacancies with the federal government. As we reported last week, the rate of hiring for government jobs is slowing, but a lot of opportunity is still available for those with the skills and experience the federal government is looking for. Looking through USAJOBS.com, we ...
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    Highest Paying State Government Construction Jobs

    Highest Paying State Government Construction Jobs
    Below is a list of the ten state government construction jobs with the highest annual average salaries. 1) Earth Drillers - $68,070 2) Cement Masons / Concrete Finishers - $47,280 3) Construction Trades / Extraction Workers - $54,690 Advance Your Career Do you want to learn more about careers in state government? Learn more here. 4) Plumbers / Pipefitters / Steamfitters ...
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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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    San Diego Locality Pay Rates - General Schedule

    Below is a listing of the General Schedule pay rates for the San Diego, CA metro area. Counties Included: CA - San Diego. 2009 Locality Pay Rates h4. GS-1 2007 Salary: $20,013-$25,028 Hourly Rate: $9.59-$11.99 2008 Salary (3% increase): $20,655-$25,831 Salary (3.5% increase): $20,796-$26,007 Percent of Federal Workforce: 0.2% h4. GS-2 2007 Salary Range: $22,501-$28,312 Hourly Rate: $10.78-$13.23 2008 Salary (3% ...
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    Atlanta Locality Pay Rates - General Schedule

    Below is a listing of the General Schedule pay rates for the Atlanta - Sandy Springs - Gainesville, GA-AL metro area. Counties Included: Chambers (AL), Barrow, Barrow, Butts, Carroll, Cherokee, Clayton, Cobb, Coweta, Dawson, DeKalb, Douglas, Fayette, Forsyth, Fulton, Gwinnett, Hall, Haralson, Heard, Henry, Jasper, Lamar, Meriwether, Newton, Paulding, Pickens, Pike, Polk, Rockdale, Spalding, Troup, Upson, and Walton. SALARY TABLE 2009-ATL ...
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    Veterans Health Administration

    Veterans Health Administration
    The Veterans Health Administration (VHA) manages one of the largest healthcare systems in the world.VHA physicians, nurses, and health care givers provide nearly 5 million veterans, and their families, per year with quality medical treatment. VHA personnel practice all medical specialties and provide medical and rehabilitative treatment of all kinds, from acute to long term care. The VHA has a preeminent ...
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    Chicago, IL: Federal Jobs Overview

    Chicago is the largest city in the state of Illinois, the largest in the Midwest and, with a population of nearly 2.9 million people, is the third largest in the United States. The city is rich in history and renowned for its architecture. It is the anchor of the Chicago metropolitan area, commonly called Chicagoland, which has a population of over ...
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    Top Locations for Government Jobs (November 2009)

    Top Locations for Government Jobs (November 2009)
    As of November 9, 2009, there are over 30,000 current job vacancies with the federal government. GovCentral has searched every state to make it easy for you to find the vacancies available in your area. Click the links next to find opportunities in your area. Highlights: 1. The Washington, D.C. Metro region has over 6000 current vacancies. 2. The federal government ...
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