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Finding Federal Jobs in Your Own Back Yard!

Looking to find a federal job? Currently there are close to 2,000,000 federal and an additional 600,000 Postal workers with employment opportunities at literally tens of thousands of facilities nationwide and overseas. You would be surprised at just how many possibilities exist in your own back yard.

When I started my personal competitive federal job search I was an avionics technician in the military and temporarily deployed overseas. While there I visited the FAA’s flight inspection avionics shop at the Frankfort airport and discovered that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) hires technicians at thousands of locations stateside. Upon my return I immediately started searching for the federal job that I eventually retired from 30 + years later.

You too can find lucrative and high paying federal jobs in hundreds of occupations that offer excellent benefits, job security, and a comfortable retirement down the road. The key to finding a federal job is to tailor your federal resume and application to the job announcement. Unlike private sector employers, all federal job vacancies offer highly informative job announcements that guide your step-by-step through the application process.

To locate job announcements in your area search our extensive federal job listings and visit http://www.usajobs.gov. Don’t limit yourself to the first job you find. Improve your chances by applying for multiple positions and expand you search to related occupations. The federal job listings on https://www.federaljobs.net also include state government and private sector vacancy announcements to provide the most comprehensive job listings available for your area. Finding federal jobs is not very difficult. Hopefully you will find the advice and links in this article helpful for your federal job search.

About The Author

Dennis V. Damp is a retired federal manager, business owner, career counselor and veteran. Damp’s The Book of U.S. Government Jobs was awarded “Best Career” title by the Benjamin Franklin Awards Committee in 2012 and Foreword Magazine nominated it for “Best Career & Reference” title. Damp is the author of 28 books, a recognized employment expert, and a retired federal manager with 35 years service. He 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. His 11th edition of The Book of U.S. Government Jobs is a comprehensive workbook that all can use to explore and find high-paying federal jobs stateside and overseas.