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    Department of Commerce

    Department of Commerce
    The DOC promotes economic growth and security through export growth, sustainable economic development and economic information and analysis. It also conducts the national census, regulates patents and trademarks, and monitors the weather and oceans. Due to retirements, the DOC is expected to lose nearly one-sixth of its workforce by 2008. Filling these critical positions is a top priority for the Department, ...
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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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    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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    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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    Cincinnati Locality Pay Rates - General Schedule

    Below is a listing of the General Schedule pay rates for the Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN metro area. Counties Included: IN - Dearborn, Franklin, Ohio; KY - Boone, Bracken, Campbell, Gallatin, Grant, Kenton, Pendleton; OH - Brown, Butler, Clermont, Clinton, Hamilton, Warren. 2009 Locality Pay Rates h4. GS-1 2008 Salary: $20,075-$25,113 Hourly Rate: $9.62-$12.03 Percent of Federal Workforce: 0.2% h4. GS-2 2008 Salary: ...
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    Buffalo Locality Pay Rates - General Schedule

    Below is a listing of the General Schedule pay rates for the Buffalo-Niagara Falls, NY metro area. Counties Included: NY - Cattaraugus, Erie, Niagara. 2009 Locality Pay Rates h4. GS-1 2008 Salary: $19,666-$24,601 Hourly Rate: $9.42-$11.79 Percent of Federal Workforce: 0.2% h4. GS-2 2008 Salary: $22,111-$27,821 Hourly Rate: $10.59-$13.33 Percent of Federal Workforce: 0.3% h4. GS-3 2008 Salary: $24,125-$31,362 Hourly Rate: ...
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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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    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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    USAJOBS Keyword Search Tips

    As mentioned in other articles, GovCentral's Job Search technology now shows you job postings from the official government job database, USAJOBS. If you're not familiar with searching for jobs on USAJOBS, this document will give you some essential strategies for searching for the jobs you truly have interest in. h3. Basic Keyword Search If you know a the title or description ...
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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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    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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    Highest Paying State Government Community and Social Services Jobs

    Below is a list of the state government community and social services jobs with the highest annual salaries. 1) Marriage and Family Therapists - $51,600 2) Mental Health Counselors - $51,070 3) Clergy - $48,850 4) Educational, Vocational, and School Counselors - $47,760 Advance Your Career Do you want to learn more about careers in state government? Learn more here. 5) ...
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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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    Federal Jobs in South Dakota

    Federal Jobs in South Dakota
    South Dakota as a large federal workforce for its small overall population. Employment is spread relatively evenly among the larger executive departments. The Veterans Health Administration is the largest federal agency in the state, employing nearly 1,700. Two other large federal agencies in South Dakota, the DOI's Bureau of Indian Affairs and HHS's Indian Health Service employ 900 and 1,200 respectively, ...
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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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    Baltimore, MD: Federal Jobs Overview

    Baltimore, MD: Federal Jobs Overview
    The Baltimore Metropolitan Area, which includes the city's surrounding suburbs, has approximately 2.6 million residents. Baltimore is also part of the Baltimore-Washington Metropolitan Area (CMSA) of approximately 8.1 million residents. Baltimore is the largest city in Maryland, and its metropolitan area is the 20th largest in the country. Once an industrial town with an economic base in manufacturing, Baltimore's economy has ...
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    Alabama State Government Jobs

    Listed below are several job titles which are either in high demand or difficult to recruit. The State of Alabama Personnel Department is now accepting applications for these positions. There is continuous hiring occurring throughout the year for each of these jobs. If you are interested in applying, simply click the job title above it's description and you will access the ...
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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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    Government Finance Careers

    Government Finance Careers
    With nearly 3 million employees, the federal government is the nation's biggest employer. It offers positions for everyone from high school graduates to PhDs, while state and local governments employ another 7.3 million people. You may think every bureaucrat on the planet works inside the Washington, DC, beltway, but a surprising 84 percent of federal jobs are actually outside the DC-metropolitan ...
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    Forest Service

    Forest Service
    The U.S. Forest Service is an agency administered by the Department of Agriculture. Its employees are engaged in hundreds of specific occupations, including Foresters, Biologists, Engineers, Teachers, Firefighters, Accountants, Computer Specialists, Law Enforcement, Public Affairs Specialists, Recreation Specialists, Geographic Information Specialists, and more. Most Forest Service employees focus on managing and improving our Nation's forests and grasslands. Some employees focus on ...
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