Where the Federal Jobs Are – DOJ

Federal Agency Series Part 4: What You Should Know About The Department Of Justice (DOJ)
DOJ is the world’s largest law office. Whether you are a law student, about to graduate from law school, or an experienced attorney, see our guidance below (“Civilian Career Fields”) regarding career opportunities.
DOJ was rated the #3 “Best Places to Work in the Federal Government.” agency among the 19 large federal agencies in 2015. In addition to its high score as a parent agency, While its score as a parent agency, several DOJ sub-components also received high scores.
DOJ is the Nation’s largest legal employer with over 11,000 attorneys. For example, the Civil Division alone employs over 1,000 attorneys within its six (6) branches; the FBI employs over 200 attorneys.

Where the Federal Jobs are – DHS

Federal Agency Series Part 3 What You Should Know About The Department Of Homeland Security (DHS)What You Should Know About The Department Of Veterans Affairs (VA)
The skills and training veterans acquired while serving our country may be well suited for jobs at DHS. The Department has Human Resources points of contact throughout the Agency for veterans to reach out to for information.
DHS actively recruits cybersecurity professionals. The Department often uses the more streamlined “Schedule A” Hiring Authority to attract these candidates. There are also special Student, Recent Graduate, and entry-level cybersecurity programs.
There are currently over 200 General Schedule (GS) vacancies for civilian positions posted in USAJOBS. Many are between the GS-5 and GS-15 levels.

Where the Federal Jobs are – VA

Federal Agency Series Part 2 What You Should Know About The Department Of Veterans Affairs (VA)
TIP 1: If you are transitioning from the active military service, your military training and experience is likely to be directly applicable to a future civilian DoD career.
DoD employs over 740,000 federal civilian personnel in multiple departments and sub-agencies. That is in addition to over 1.4 million active duty service members and more than 1.1 million National Guard and Reserve forces.
TIP 2: The VA website has an impressive array of Career Resources. Prospective candidates may browse specific occupational families or search the VA Job Finder database rather than USAJOBS for available job openings In addition, the VHA maintains a user-friendly career website dedicated to recruiting healthcare employees.