Veteran Federal Resume Archives

Coming Home From the Middle East? Federal Jobs Are Here For You!

The Department of Defense (DOD) relies on a mix of volunteer federal civilian employees (from DOD civilian and other federal agency civilian workforces) and civilian contractors to provide support to our overseas military forces. Deployed civilians are currently filling critical vacancies in Afghanistan, Kuwait, Iraq and other Middle East hot spot locations.

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Posted in Blog, Federal Hiring Freeze Exemption, Federal Job Search, Federal Resume Writing, USAJOBS, Veteran Federal Jobs


You Don’t Need A College Degree To Qualify For An Administrative Job

THE CHALLENGE

Our client, a GS-7 for several years, was interested in applying for a federal government position as a GS-0301-09. Group 0300 is reserved for Administrative Management series positions. She contacted The Resume Place because the language in the Qualifications portion of the Announcement confused her.

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Where The Federal Jobs Are – Department of State

“WHERE THE FEDERAL JOBS ARE”
FEDERAL AGENCY SERIES PART 11: WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT The DEPARTMENT OF STATE (State Department)

Website: http://www.state.gov/

Secretary: John F. Kerry (2013 – present)

DID YOU KNOW: The first Secretary of State was Thomas Jefferson,

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Where the Jobs Are – Department of Commerce

“WHERE THE FEDERAL JOBS ARE”
FEDERAL AGENCY SERIES PART 10: WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT The DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

Website: https://www.commerce.gov/

Secretary: Penny Pritzker (2013 – present)

Headquarters: The Executive and Policy Offices as well as specific bureau offices are located in Washington,

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Where the Jobs Are – Department of Transportation

“WHERE THE FEDERAL JOBS ARE”
FEDERAL AGENCY SERIES PART 9: WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT The DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION (DOT)

Website: https://www.transportation.gov/

Secretary: Anthony R. Foxx (2013 – present)

Headquarters: Washington,

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Where the Jobs Are – Health and Human Services

“WHERE THE FEDERAL JOBS ARE”
FEDERAL AGENCY SERIES PART 8: WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT The DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND
HUMAN SERVICES (HHS)

Website: http://www.hhs.gov/

Secretary: Sylvia Mathews Burwell (2014 – present)

Headquarters: Washington,

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Where the Jobs Are – Department of Interior

“WHERE THE FEDERAL JOBS ARE”
FEDERAL AGENCY SERIES PART 7: WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT The DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)

Website: https://www.doi.gov/

Secretary: Sally Jewell (2013 – present)

Headquarters: Washington,

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Where the Jobs Are – Department of Agriculture

“WHERE THE FEDERAL JOBS ARE”
FEDERAL AGENCY SERIES PART 6: WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT The DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE (USDA)

Website: http://www.usda.gov/wps/portal/usda/usdahome

Secretary: Tom Vilsack (2009 – present)

Headquarters: USDA Headquarters are located in Washington,

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Where the Jobs Are – Treasury

“WHERE THE FEDERAL JOBS ARE”
FEDERAL AGENCY SERIES PART 5: WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT OF TREASURY

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Website: https://www.treasury.gov/Pages/default.aspx

Secretary: Jacob J. Lew (2013 – present)

Headquarters: Washington,

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Where The Jobs Are – DOJ

“WHERE THE FEDERAL JOBS ARE”
FEDERAL AGENCY SERIES PART 4: WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE (DOJ)

Website: http://www.justice.gov/

Attorney General: Loretta E. Lynch (2015 – present).

DID YOU KNOW: The Heads of each of the other 14 Cabinet-level Departments are known as “Secretary.” As chief law enforcement officer of the Federal Government,

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