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    Step 9: Taking the Oath: Security, Confidentiality, and Ethics

    Step 9: Taking the Oath: Security, Confidentiality, and Ethics
    Getting sworn into office is a major accomplishment, and signifies that you have met all of your agency's high standards to become an employee of the U.S. government. Taking the oath and beginning your work for the government represents a transition into a position with more responsibility, integrity, and pride than many other career paths can offer. As a civil servant, ...
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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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    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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    Stimulus 2009: Job Creation Revealed

    Stimulus 2009: Job Creation Revealed
    Where Are the Jobs? The $819 billion economic stimulus package that passed the House last week could create or save more than 3 million jobs by the end of next year, according to recent estimates. But where will these jobs be? What type of jobs will be available? We’ve tallied the estimates, and published a breakdown of how many jobs are ...
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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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    Top Hiring Federal Agencies September 2010

    Top Hiring Federal Agencies September 2010
    Transitioning to the fall, federal government hiring is continuing to chug along with a great demand for qualified job candidates. According to the most recent job figures from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), the federal government had over 70,000 job openings in July and hired 39,000 people. This indicates an increasing demand for labor in the federal government for long-term ...
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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Department of Agriculture District Ranger

    Department of Agriculture District Ranger
    [widget:10_steps_to_a_government_job] Salary Range: GS-13 ($75,879.00 – $127,031.00) Job Summary • This position serves as a District Ranger with responsibility for the management of the resources, goods, and services of a designated area on a National Forest. Expected Duties and Responsibilities • Participates in, coordinates, and/or manages Forest Service programs and projects. • Plans, schedules, and assigns work to subordinates. Departments ...
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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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    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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    Chicago Locality Pay Rates - General Schedule

    Below is a listing of the General Schedule pay rates for the Chicago, IL-IN-MI metro area. Counties Included: IL - .Cook, DeKalb, DuPage, Grundy, Kane, Kankakee, Kendall, Lake, McHenry, Will; IN - Jasper, Lake, LaPorte, Newton, Porter; WI - Kenosha. 2009 Locality Pay Rates h4. GS-1 2007 Salary: $20,254-$25,330 Hourly Rate: $9.70-$12.14 2008 Salary (3% increase): $20,876-$26,108 Salary (3.5% increase): $20,993-$26,255 ...
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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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    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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    Huntsville Locality Pay Rates - General Schedule

    Below is a listing of the General Schedule pay rates for the Huntsville-Decatur, AL metro area. Counties Included: AL - Lawrence, Limestone, Madison, Morgan 2009 Locality Pay Rates h4. GS-1 2008 Salary: $19,472-$24,358 Hourly Rate: $9.33-$11.67 Percent of Federal Workforce: 0.2% h4. GS-2 2008 Salary: $21,892-$27,547 Hourly Rate: $10.49-$13.20 Percent of Federal Workforce: 0.3% h4. GS-3 2008 Salary: $23,887-$31,052 Hourly Rate: ...
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    Department of the Air Force

    Department of the Air Force
    The mission of the United States Air Force is to deliver sovereign options for the defense of the United States of America and its global interests - to fly and fight in Air, Space, and Cyberspace. To achieve that mission, the Air Force has a vision of Global Vigilance, Reach and Power. That vision orbits around three core competencies: Developing Airmen, ...
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    Top Ten States for Federal Jobs

    Top Ten States for Federal Jobs
    Looking for a federal job outside of Washington? Many new federal job seekers are often surprised that over 80 percent of federal jobs are located outside of DC. Many of the top states may surprise you. Click on the links below to search for federal jobs by location and career field in each of the top ten states. Related Links Do ...
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