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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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    Government Careers vs. Civilian Careers

    Government Careers vs. Civilian Careers
    A government career is like a civilian career in many ways: for the most part, you work a regular job while attempting to keep your life, family, bills, housing, car, etc. in order. You will work with other people, have a boss, and have to exhibit initiative if you want to get ahead. On the other hand, working for the federal ...
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    Seattle-Tacoma Locality Pay Rates - General Schedule

    Below is a listing of the General Schedule pay rates for the Seattle-Tacoma, WA metro area. Counties Included: WA - Island, King, Kitsap, Mason, Pierce, Skagit, Snohomish, Thurston, Whatcom 2009 Locality Pay Rates h4. GS-1 2007 Salary: $19,720-$24,662 Hourly Rate: $9.45-$11.82 2008 Salary (3.5% increase): $20,412-$25,528 Percent of Federal Workforce: 0.2% h4. GS-2 2007 Salary Range: $22,172-$27,898 Hourly Rate: $10.62-$13.37 2008 ...
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    Step 8: Time to Apply

    Step 8: Time to Apply
    You've done the preliminary research, and you're finally ready to apply to one or several of the 193,000+ positions the U.S. Government will be looking to fill over the next two years. Read these tips to make sure you've covered all bases: if you miss some required information, or neglect an important aspect of your application, you will cost yourself a ...
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    Converting to NSPS: What You Need to Know

    h3. Do I need to do anything to ensure my position converts to NSPS? No. Your position converts automatically into NSPS based on your permanent position of record. h3. Will I lose salary when my position converts to NSPS? No. Your position converts into NSPS based on your permanent position of record without a loss of pay. If eligible, you may ...
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    Highest Paying State Government Agriculture and Forestry Jobs

    Highest Paying State Government Agriculture and Forestry Jobs
    Below is a list of the state government agriculture and forestry jobs with the highest annual salaries. 1) Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Supervisors / Managers - $50,180 2) Agricultural Inspectors - $37,890 3) Fishers - $35,960 Advance Your Career Do you want to learn more about careers in state government? Learn more here. 4) Agricultural Equipment Operators - $33,960 5) Agricultural ...
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    Government Job Report - Most In-demand Federal Occupations (November 2010)

    Government Job Report - Most In-demand Federal Occupations (November 2010)
    Government hiring trends continue to proceed along two diverging tracks as the federal government displays steady growth while local and state governments continue staff reductions as a result of tough budget conditions. In the most recent report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, there were 352,000 Government job openings on the last business day of August 2010. The job opening rate ...
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    Careers at the CDC

    Careers at the CDC
    What's the best thing about working for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), one of the world's top public health organizations? For Hilda Shepeard, a team leader and senior health communications specialist at CDC headquarters in Atlanta, it's not the prestige or pay: "There's an enormous opportunity to really do something meaningful -- you're touching people's lives." Here's a ...
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    Federal Jobs in Arizona

    Federal Jobs in Arizona
    Arizona is seeing large increases in federal jobs as a result of the massive hiring sprees that the Bureau of Customs and Border Protection and the Transportation and Security Administration are undertaking. The CBP alone employs nearly 5,000 people in the state. Other large federal employers in the state are the Bureau of Indian Affairs and various Army and Air Force ...
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    Houston Locality Pay Rates - General Schedule

    Below is a listing of the General Schedule pay rates for the Houston, TX metro area. Counties Included: TX - Austin, Brazoria, Chambers, Fort Bend, Galveston, Harris, Liberty, Matagorda, Montgomery, San Jacinto, Walker, Waller 2009 Locality Pay Rates h4. GS-1 2008 Salary: $21,715-$27,165 Hourly Rate: $10.40-$13.02 Percent of Federal Workforce: 0.2% h4. GS-2 2008 Salary: $24,414-$30,720 Hourly Rate: $11.70-$14.72 Percent of ...
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    Boston Locality Pay Rates - General Schedule

    Below is a listing of the General Schedule pay rates for the Boston - Worcester - Manchester, MA-NH-ME-RI metro area. Counties Included: MA - Barnstable, Bristol, Essex, Middlesex, Norfolk, Plymouth, Suffolk, Worcester; NH - Belknap, Hillsborough, Merrimack, Rockingham, Strafford; RI - Bristol, Kent, Newport, Providence, Washington; ME - York. 2009 Locality Pay Rates h4. GS-1 2007 Salary: $20,117-$25,159 Hourly Rate: $9.64-$12.06 ...
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    Denver Locality Pay Rates - General Schedule

    Below is a listing of the General Schedule pay rates for the Denver-Aurora-Boulder, CO metro area. Counties Included: CO - Adams, Arapahoe, Boulder, Broomfield, Clear Creek, Denver, Douglas, Elbert, Gilpin, Jefferson, Larimer, Park, Weld. 2009 Locality Pay Rates h4. GS-1 2008 Salary: $20,631-$25,808 Hourly Rate: $9.89-$12.37 Percent of Federal Workforce: 0.2% h4. GS-2 2008 Salary: $23,195-$29,186 Hourly Rate: $11.11-$13.98 Percent of ...
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    Denver, CO: Federal Jobs Overview

    Denver, CO: Federal Jobs Overview
    Denver is the largest city in Colorado and the economic center of the Mountain West region. The Denver-Aurora Metro Area has a population of nearly 3 million making it the 17th largest metropolitan area in the country. The Department of the Interior and the Veterans Health Administration are responsible for the bulk of the current surge in federal jobs in the ...
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    Department of the Interior

    Department of the Interior
    DOI is the nation’s principal conservation agency. Interior is a large, decentralized agency with over 80,000 employees and 180,000 volunteers located at approximately 2,400 operating locations across the United States, Puerto Rico, U.S. territories, and freely associated states. Its principal mission is to preserve the environmental and cultural values of our nationally-owned public lands and resources and oversees Native American affairs. ...
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    10 Tips on Visiting a Recruiter

    Recruiters are well-trained, committed professionals who can answer a lot of your questions about what it's like in the federal government. Recruiters are also very up-front: they face demanding schedules and cannot possibly tell you everything you would like to hear. Therefore, your job is to become a detective - ask plenty of questions! This will ensure that you are given ...
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    Spotlight: Federal Healthcare Careers

    Spotlight: Federal Healthcare Careers
    Healthcare is America's largest occupational group, with more than 13 million jobs. According to the US Department of Labor's Career Guide to Industries, healthcare employment is projected to increase 27 percent through 2014 and account for about 3.6 million new jobs between 2004 and 2014. According to the Office of Personnel Management, many of those new jobs will be within the ...
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    Veterans Affairs

    Veterans Affairs
    The mission of the US Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is 'to meet the needs of the Nation's veterans and their families today and tomorrow'. The VA workforce aims to function as a single, comprehensive service provider to the men and women who serve the Nation. The Five Goals of the Veterans Affairs Department: ● *Strategic Goal 1:* Restore the capability ...
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    Federal Jobs in Mississippi

    Federal Jobs in Mississippi
    The Department of Defense employs nearly half of Mississippi's federal workforce, with employment spread evenly among the military branches. The largest defense agencies in the state are the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Air Education and Training Command, which both employ around 2,000 in the state. The state is also home to a large number of military veterans, and ...
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    Fast Track Your Career at a Fed Job Fair

    Fast Track Your Career at a Fed Job Fair
    WASHINGTON -- We. Are. Hiring. Reassuring words to hear, especially when the economy is still giving mixed signals. On Thursday, hundreds of job seekers and dozens of employers participated in Monster's Keep America Working tour stop in Vienna, VA, outside of Washington D.C. Since March, the Keep America Working tour has canvased the country connecting employers who are ready to hire ...
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    San Antonio, TX: Federal Jobs Overview

    San Antonio, TX: Federal Jobs Overview
    San Antonio is the second most populous city in Texas and is the seventh most populous city in the United States. As of the 2006 U.S. Census estimate, the city had a population just under 1.3 million. As of 2006, the eight-county metropolitan area has a population of just under 2 million and is the 30th-largest metropolitan area in the USA. ...
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