This site was Launched in 1994 and compliments the highly acclaimed book, The Book of U.S. Government Jobs by Dennis V. Damp, (currently out-of-print) that won “Best Career Title,” from the Benjamin Franklin Awards committee.
Today, FederalJobs.net is owned and operated by Federal Media Network, LLC. We are proud to carry on the excellent work that Dennis started by providing a clear, accurate, and easy-to-use resource for federal employees.
Dennis V. Damp is an author, retired federal manager, business owner, career counselor and veteran. Dennis attended college at Washburn University in Topeka, KS, and Robert Morris College, CCAC and Point Park Colleges in Pittsburgh, PA. Damp’s The Book of U.S. Government Jobs was awarded “Best Career” title by the Benjamin Franklin Awards Committee, Foreword Magazine nominated it for “Best Career & Reference” title. This book was also selected for an alternate selection by the Book-Of-The-Month Club.
Damp is the author of 28 books, a recognized employment expert, and a retired federal manager with 35 years service. Dennis has been a guest on hundreds of radio talk shows, CNN’s YOUR MONEY and the Lou Dobbs Cable TV shows, lectured at universities and colleges, produced Internet web sites and training videos, and has written hundreds of articles for national magazines and newspapers. His books have been featured in the Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, New York Times and U.S. News & World Report.
Dennis joined the Air Force in 1968 and spent over three years on active duty and an additional seven years with the Air National Guard. He was hired by the Department of Defense (DOD) after leaving active duty and transferred to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) in 1975. He spent the remainder of his career in various positions with the FAA.
Dennis worked for the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) as an electronics technician, training instructor, project engineer, computer-based instruction administrator, training program manager, program support manager, and environmental health and safety program manager. Dennis held numerous supervisory and management positions and was responsible for recruiting, rating and interviewing applicants, outreach and hiring. His last government position was technical operations manager at the Pittsburgh International Airport’s air traffic control tower.
Damp’s books and websites are based on his many years in management where he was responsible for recruitment, outreach, retention and career development. Dennis expanded this site to include information for Federal Employees and he published a comprehensive Federal Employee’s Retirement Planning Site in 2004.
Books by Dennis V. Damp:
The Book of U.S. Government Jobs – 11th edition (out-of-print)
Take Charge of Your Federal Career – 2nd edition (out-of-print)
Post Office Jobs – 7th edition (out-of-print)
Health Care Job Explosion – 4th edition (out-of-print)
Dollars & Sense: Safe Investment Strategies for Small Investors (out-of-print)
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