Guide to America's Federal Jobs: A Complete Directory of Federal Career Opportunities

Guide to America's Federal Jobs: A Complete Directory of Federal Career Opportunities

by Editors at JIST, Jist Publishing

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781563705267
Publisher: JIST Publishing
Publication date: 10/15/2001
Edition description: REVISED
Pages: 528
Product dimensions: 8.43(w) x 10.90(h) x 1.12(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction1
1How to Get a Federal Job7
A Three-Step Process: The Federal Job Search8
Employment Qualification Standards per the OPM Operating Manual13
The Excepted Service Agencies16
Using USAJobs Touch Screen Computer Kiosks for Job Information and Forms19
Using USAJobs Automated Dial-up Systems for Job Information24
Key Internet Sites for Federal Job Information25
Forms Available Online27
Online Processes29
Federal Resume Samples32
2Information on Federal Agencies and Departments43
Architect of the Capitol44
Broadcasting Board of Governors45
Central Intelligence Agency47
Commodity Futures Trading Commission49
Consumer Product Safety Commission50
Corporation for National and Community Service51
Department of Agriculture53
Department of Commerce71
Department of Defense83
Department of Education119
Department of Energy124
Department of Health and Human Services131
Department of Housing and Urban Development145
Department of the Interior150
Department of Justice161
Department of Labor194
Department of State204
Department of Transportation211
Department of the Treasury227
Department of Veterans Affairs240
Environmental Protection Agency246
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission248
Executive Office of the President252
Export-Import Bank of the United States253
Farm Credit Administration254
Federal Communications Commission256
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation259
Federal Election Commission260
Federal Emergency Management Agency262
Federal Reserve System264
Federal Trade Commission269
General Accounting Office273
General Services Administration275
Government Printing Office280
Judicial Branch282
Legislative Branch290
Library of Congress293
National Aeronautics and Space Administration299
National Archives and Records Administration302
National Credit Union Administration306
National Foundation on the Arts and the Humanities307
National Labor Relations Board311
National Science Foundation312
National Transportation Safety Board315
Nuclear Regulatory Commission316
Office of Management and Budget318
Office of Personnel Management319
Peace Corps322
Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation323
Railroad Retirement Board324
Securities and Exchange Commission326
Small Business Administration329
Smithsonian Institution336
Social Security Administration347
Tennessee Valley Authority348
United States Agency for International Development350
United States International Trade Commission351
United States Postal Service355
3Federal Job Classifications, Salaries, and Benefits357
Federal Job Titles Organized Within Groupings of Related Jobs359
Federal Pay Rates383
Federal Employment Benefits386
4Jobs in the Federal Government for College Graduates391
Jobs of Interest to College Graduates392
Federal Jobs by College Major397
Federal Jobs for New Graduates406
5Special Federal Employment and Volunteer Programs: AmeriCorps, Internships, Outstanding Scholars, Peace Corps, Minority Programs, and Many Others461
AmeriCorps: Joining the National Service Movement462
Job Opportunities for People with Disabilities464
NASA: So You Want to Be an Astronaut466
Outstanding Scholars467
Peace Corps: The Toughest Job You'll Ever Love470
Postal Service Appointments472
Presidential Management Intern Program473
Student Educational Employment: School and Work477
Student Internship Programs479
Summer Employment: A Summer Experience490
Tenure: A Career with the Federal Government491
U.S. Secret Service492
Veterans' Preference495
Glossary499
Index503

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