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    Astronaut | Aerospace Technician - Most Exciting Government Jobs

    Astronaut | Aerospace Technician - Most Exciting Government Jobs
    Hundreds of government-funded American companies, along with NASA and other federal agencies, are in serious need of quality Aerospace and Defense Sector workers. Government aerospace workers often work collaboratively with major sectors of the aerospace industry, including commercial air, space exploration, national defense, and research and development. U.S. aerospace employment currently totals over a million professionals working in good-paying jobs. With ...
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    San Diego, CA: Federal Jobs Overview

    San Diego, CA: Federal Jobs Overview
    San Diego is the second largest city in California and the eighth largest city in the United States. It is the county seat of San Diego County and is the economic center of the San Diego–Carlsbad–San Marcos metropolitan area, the 17th-largest metro area in the U.S. with a population of 2.9 million as of 2006, and the 21st largest Metropolitan area ...
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    Q&A with a Park Ranger: A Man with His “Dream Job”

    Q&A with a Park Ranger: A Man with His “Dream Job”
    h4. Gary Strachan Ranger Santa Cruz District California State Park Ranger Gary Strachan Up Close and Personal -- A Man with his “Dream Job” 1. What is your most unique experience working in California State Parks? I have had numerous unique experiences throughout my 30 year career as a California State Parks ranger. Some of my experiences include: • Saving a ...
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    Stimulus Package: Which Departments Will See a Boost?

    Stimulus Package: Which Departments Will See a Boost?
    Although 90% of the jobs created by the stimulus package will be private-sector jobs, many federal agencies will be receiving budget bailouts as a part of the stimulus package. The 2009 Stimulus Bill will supplement the budget of the following Government Agencies: The Main Departments [widget:2009stimuluspackage] 1) Department of Agriculture 2) Department of Commerce 3) Department of Justice 4) National Aeronautics ...
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    Highest Paying State Government Office Administration Jobs

    Below is a list of the ten state government office administration jobs with the highest annual salaries. 1) Cargo and Freight Agents - $47,750 2) Office and Administrative Support Managers / Supervisors - $58,630 3) Human Resources Assistants - $40,050 Advance Your Career Do you want to learn more about careers in state government? Learn more here. 4) Legal Secretaries - ...
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    Federal Jobs in Minnesota

    Federal Jobs in Minnesota
    Despite a relatively minimal number of Defense Department employees, Minnesota does have a high number of military veterans making the Veterans Health Administration the state's largest federal employer with over 4,000 employees. The Transportation Security Administration, Bureau of Prisons, Forest Service, and the Army National Guard are also significant federal employers in the state, each employing over 500. Population: 5.2 million ...
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    Department of Labor

    Department of Labor
    The Department of Labor fosters and promotes the welfare of the job seekers, wage earners, and retirees by improving their working conditions, advancing their opportunities for profitable employment, protecting their retirement and health care benefits, helping employers find workers, strengthening free collective bargaining, and tracking changes in employment, prices, and other national economic measurements. It administers a variety of Federal labor ...
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    Federal Jobs in Vermont

    Federal Jobs in Vermont
    Over half of Vermont's federal employees work for DHS agencies. The state's heavily trafficked northern border crossing with Canada has made their presence essential. The Bureau of Citizenship and Immigration Services, Bureau of Customs and Border Protection, and the Bureau of Immigration and Customs Enforcement each employ 300-800 Vermonters. The Veterans Health Administration and the Forest Service also have large workforces ...
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    Federal Jobs in Iowa

    Federal Jobs in Iowa
    Agriculture-related federal agencies form the bulk of Iowa's federal workforce. The USDA's Natural Resources Conservation Service, Agricultural Research Service, and Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service each employ more than 500 in the state. Iowa's aging population has also fueled growth at the Veterans Health Administration and the Social Security Administration. Population: 3 million Federal Workforce: 8,522 Largest Federal Departments / ...
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    Travel the World on the Government Dime

    Travel the World on the Government Dime
    Profiles in Public Service: Charles Ray Global travel. Learning new languages and experiencing cultures. These are just some of the reasons that people decide to join the Foreign Service at the Department of State. The Foreign Service is a group of citizens that are the face of America internationally. Their mission is to strengthen peace and support prosperity by promoting our ...
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    Are Local Governments Hiring?

    Are Local Governments Hiring?
    Hiring conditions in many cities are tough, but not hopeless. As local governments balance their budgets by cutting services, dipping into their rainy day fund or seek new sources of revenue (yes that means tax increases), they are still looking for critical hires in certain areas. What are these critical hires? It varies from city to city, but most will be ...
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    Step 6: Getting Ready for the Exams

    Step 6: Getting Ready for the Exams
    If you're serious about working for the government, it's time to get serious about your performance on civil service exams, entrance exams, KSA ratings, and other methods of assessment used by government employers. Although not every government agency will administer written exams, all agencies are interested in assessing each applicant's profile before an actual interview takes place. In the agency's opinion, ...
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    Federal Jobs in Oregon

    Federal Jobs in Oregon
    Oregon's federal workforce is represented by large USDA, DOI, and DOE segments. The largest single federal employer is the USDA's Forest Service, which employs nearly 4,800 in the state. Much of Oregon's eastern half is desert and mostly owned by the federal government making the DOI's Bureau of Land Management a large presence in the state. The majority of Oregon's minimal ...
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    Department of the Treasury: Federal Jobs Overview

    The Department of the Treasury is the primary federal agency responsible for the economic and financial prosperity and security of the United States, and as such is responsible for a wide range of activities including advising the President on economic and financial issues, promoting the President’s growth agenda, and enhancing corporate governance in financial institutions. In the international arena, the Department ...
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    Highest Paying State Government Biological Sciences Jobs

    Below is a list of the ten state government biological sciences jobs that have the highest annual salaries. 1) Medical Scientists - $65,580 2) Animal Scientists - $63,160 3) Biological Scientists - $58,660 4) Epidemiologists - $54,870 5) Soil and Plant Scientists - $53,580 6) Biochemists / Biophysicists - $48,940 7) Zoologists - $48,660 8) Conservation Scientists - $48,250 9) Microbiologists ...
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    Atlanta, GA: Federal Jobs Overview

    Atlanta, GA: Federal Jobs Overview
    Atlanta was founded in 1837 as the end of the Western & Atlantic railroad line (it was first named Marthasville in honor of the then-governor's daughter, nicknamed Terminus for its rail location, and then changed soon after to Atlanta, the feminine of Atlantic -- as in the railroad). Today the fast-growing city remains a transportation hub, not just for the ...
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    Highest Paying State Government Education and Library Sciences Jobs

    Below is a list of the ten highest paying state government education and library sciences jobs with the highest annual salaries. 1) Nursing Instructors - $70,320 2) Postsecondary Teachers (general) - $60,320 3) Instructional Coordinators - $59,060 4) Adult Literacy, Remedial Education, and GED Instructors - $52,000 Advance Your Career Do you want to learn more about careers in state government? ...
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    Agriculture Specialist

    Agriculture Specialist
    Agriculture Specialists use their scientific education and expertise to protect American agriculture and the food supply by preventing the introduction of harmful pests, plant and animal diseases and biological threats. You will also have the authority to seize prohibited or contaminated items which could cause great harm. Your training will allow you to make a difference in both the daily lives ...
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    Federal Jobs in Engineering

    Federal Jobs in Engineering
    Engineers advise on, administer, supervise, or perform research or other professional and scientific work of a special or miscellaneous character. These positions involve the application of a knowledge of such engineering fundamentals as the strength and strain analysis of engineering materials and structures, the physical and chemical characteristics of engineering materials. Below is a list of the various types of engineering ...
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    Times to Go with Your Gut at Work

    Times to Go with Your Gut at Work
    Ever get a hunch but can’t put your finger on why you feel the way you do? Perhaps it’s the way a coworker reacts to your proposal, or a strange feeling that your boss isn’t happy with your performance. Not everything can be worked out with a pro and con list. Much of working with people is following your intuition. And ...
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