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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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