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Our Federal Jobs and Careers Blog provides in-depth career and job exploration articles that supplements the information presented on this site.  All of the articles by our writers are posted on our Blog and this alphabetical article index will help site visitors find articles of personal interest. We interview many federal employees in diverse occupations to provide a glimpse in the life of an employee in that occupational group. We cover all occupations and many agencies from astronauts and customs border patrol agents to historians, technicians, engineers, medical specialists, IT specialists and everything in between. 

You will also find detailed qualification standards for the occupations covered in most articles. Use these articles to explore career opportunities and review related occupational groups in the general schedule and wage grade systems. You will find a link to all federal occupations with job series definitions and links to actual job vacancies. 

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Article Index

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A


Working as an Accountant (GS-0510) For the Federal Government by Betty Boyd
Administrative Officer Jobs Air Traffic Controller Jobs – Working For the FAA (Part 2) by Betty Boyd
Airway Transportation Systems Specialist - Working For the FAA by Betty Boyd
Alternative Work Schedule (AWS) by David Scholl
Working for the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Archeologists (Part 1)
Architect (GS-0808) Jobs With the Federal Government by Betty Boyd
City Carrier Assistant (CCA) and Associate Rural Carrier (ARC) Post Office Jobs by Betty Boyd
Astronaut Positions Now Available at NASA by Dennis Damp
Astronaut (GS-801) Jobs – Working for NASA Part 3  by Betty Boyd
City Carrier Assistant (CCA) and Associate Rural Carrier (ARC) Post Office Jobs by Betty Boyd
Entry Level Attorney Positions In the Federal Government by David Scholl
Working as an Attorney/Advisor for the Federal Government by Betty Boyd
Postal Service Automotive Technician Jobs  by Nancy Ledgerwood

 

B


Wildlife Biologist and Fish Biologist Jobs With the National Park System (Part 3) by Betty Boyd
U.S. Border Patrol Agents – Working for U.S. Customs and Border Protection by Betty Boyd
Now Hiring 1700 Border Patrol Agents (GS-1896)
Chemist Jobs With the Bureau of Engraving and Printing (Part 3)  by Betty Boyd
Working for the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Archeologists (Part 1)
Petroleum Engineers Working For the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) (Part 2) by Betty Boy
Working for the Bureau of Reclamation (USBR) (Part 1) by Betty Boyd
Civil Engineer (GS-0810), Working for the Bureau of Reclamation (Part 2)  by Betty Boyd
Electrical Engineers, Working for the Bureau of Reclamation (Part 3) by Betty Boyd

 

C


Cartographer (GS-1370) and Geographer (GS-0150) Career Paths (USGS Part 3) by Betty Boyd
Working for the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and Prevention by Betty Boyd
Chemist (GS-1320) and Ecologist (GS-0408) Jobs With the USGS (Part 2) by Betty Boyd
Chemist Jobs With the Bureau of Engraving and Printing (Part 3) by Betty Boyd
Christmas Casual Post Office Jobs – It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas by Nancy Ledgerwood
Working for the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) (by Betty Boyd by Betty Boyd
City Carrier Assistant (CCA) and Associate Rural Carrier (ARC) Post Office Jobs by Betty Boyd
Civil Engineer (GS-0810), Working for the Bureau of Reclamation (Part 2) by Betty Boyd
Civil Engineer (GS-0810) Jobs – Working For the Federal Government
Continuing Education Programs and Certifications by john Weiss
Custodian Jobs With the USPS by Nanacy Ledgerwood
Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Officer Jobs by Betty Boyd

D


Direct Hire Authority For Federal Jobs by David Scholl
Federal Jobs For The Disabled Explode by Dennis Damp

E


Ecologist (GS-0408) and Chemist (GS-1320) Jobs With the USGS (Part 2)
Economist Jobs (GS- 0110) | Working For the USGS (Part 1)
Electrical Engineers, Working for the Bureau of Reclamation (Part 3) by Betty Boyd
Electronic Technician Jobs With the U.S. Postal Service by Nancy Ledgerwood
Engraver (WG-4413) Jobs with the Bureau of Engraving and Printing  by Betty Boyd
Exhibit Specialist Series GS-1010 – Working With NASA Part 2 by Betty Boyd

F


Airway Transportation Systems Specialist - Working For the FAA
Family and Internal Medicine Physician Careers – Working For the VA (Part 7)  by Betty Boyd
Federal Air Marshal and Transportation Security Specialist Jobs  by Betty Boyd
Working for the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) (Part 1)  by Betty Boyd
Federal Jobs – My Personal Journey by Betty Boyd
Federal Jobs For The Disabled Explode by Dennis Damp
Finding Federal Jobs in Your Own Back Yard! by Dennis Damp
Federal Job Vacancies by Dennis Damp
Are Federal Procurement and Acquisition Jobs Right for you? by Betty Boyd
FEMA Jobs – Working for the Department of Homeland Security (Part 1) by Betty Boyd
Federal Jobs and Compensation at Financial Regulatory Agencies  by David Scholl
Methods For finding A Job by Dennis Damp
Fire Fighter Jobs WIth the National Park Service (part 4) by Betty Boyd
Working for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) by Betty Boyd
Forestry Technicians Park Rangers Forestry Technicians Working for the National Park Service (Part 2) by Betty Boyd
FWS - Historian (GS-170) Careers With the FWS – Part 2 by Betty Boyd

G


General Engineers, GS-0801 – Working With NASA, Part 3 by Betty Boyd
Geographer (GS-0150) and Cartographer (GS-1370) Career Paths (USGS Part 3)

H


Historian (GS-170) Careers With the FWS – Part 2 by Betty Boyd
Home Based Primary Care, Emergency Critical Care, and ICU Nurses, VA (Part 4) by Betty Boyd
Homeland Security Hiring On-The-Spot by Dennis Damp
Hydrologists & Planning & Environmental Coordinators | BLM (Part 3) by Betty Boyd

I


Information Management Jobs With the National Park Service (NPS) (Part1)
Federal Jobs in Information Technology (IT) – Explore the Possibilities by Betty Boyd
Personal Interviewing Guidelines and Transportation Industry Spotlight by John Weiss

J


Job Hunting is an Operation by John Weiss
Job Hunting is a Process by John Weiss
Federal Job Hunting Tips – Your Roadmap to Landing a High Paying Government Job by Dennis Damp

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L


Law Enforcement, Investigation, Compliance, & Inspection Jobs by Dennis Damp
Logistics Management Specialist (GS-0346) Jobs by Betty Boyd

M


Medical Specialist Needed by Dennis Damp
Meteorologist GS-1340, Working for NOAA & the NWS by Betty Boyd
Methods For finding A Job by John Weiss

N


Working for the National Park Service (NPS) (Part1) by Betty Boyd
Working for the National Park Service (Part 2) by Betty Boyd
Wildlife Biologist and Fish Biologist Jobs With the National Park System (Part 3) by Betty Boyd
Fire Fighter Jobs WIth the National Park Service (part 4) by Betty Boyd
Working for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Part 1 by Betty Boyd
Exhibit Specialist Series GS-1010 – Working With NASA Part 2 by Betty Boyd
General Engineers, GS-0801 – Working With NASA, Part 3 by Betty Boyd
Meteorologist GS-1340, Working for NOAA & the NWS by Betty Boyd
Working for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)

O


Oncology, ER, and General Surgery Nursing Jobs – Working for the VA (Part 5) by Betty Boyd

P


Park Rangers Working for the National Park Service (Part 2)by Betty Boyd
Pathways Program –
Student Job Opportunities by David Scholl
Petroleum Engineers Working For the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) (Part 2) by Betty Boyd
Physician Careers & Jobs – Working For the VA (Part 6) by Betty Boyd
Physicians & Medical Specialist Needed – Army Hiring Over 150 Civilians Now by Dennis Damp
Platemaker (WG-4416) Jobs with the Bureau of Engraving and Printing  by Betty Boyd
Planning & Environmental Coordinators and Hydrologists | BLM (Part 3) by Betty Boyd
Police Officers (GS-0083) – Working for the U.S. Mint  by Betty Boyd
Christmas Casual Post Office Jobs – It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas by Nancy Ledgerwood
Rural Carrier or City Carrier Post Office Jobs – which is best for you? by Nancy Ledgerwood
Postal Service Job Promotions and Advancement by Nancy Ledgerwood
Working for the United States Postal Service (USPS) Part 1 by Bety Boyd
Postal Service Automotive Technician Jobs by Nancy Ledgerwood
Printing Jobs With the Bureau of Engraving and Printing (Part 2)
Public Affairs Specialist (GS-1035) by Betty Boyd
Psychologist Careers – Working For the VA (Part 9) by Betty Boyd

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R


Registered Nurses (GS-0610) – Working for the Veterans Affairs (VA) (Part 2) by Betty Boyd
Registered Nursing GS-0610 Careers (Part 3) – Working for Veterans Affairs by Betty Boyd
Resume - Crafting a Resume by John Weiss
Writing Your Federal Resume – A FREE Virtual Briefing by OPMby Dennis Damp
Rural Carrier or City Carrier Post Office Jobs – which is best for you? by Nancy Ledgerwood

 

 

S


Secret Service Jobs – Special Agents and Administrative Support Jobs (Part 3) by Betty Boyd
Security Breach  – Has Your Personal Information Been Compromised? by Dennis Damp
Security Tech. Job Fair – Homeland Security Hiring On-The-Spot by Dennis Damp
Special Agent in Charge (GS-1811) by Betty Boyd
Statistician (GS-1530) Jobs

T


Personal Interviewing Guidelines and Transportation Industry Spotlight by John Weiss
Transportation Security Officer Jobs Available NOW by Dennis Damp
Federal Air Marshal and Transportation Security Specialist Jobs by Betty Boyd

U


Custodian Jobs With the USPS by Nanacy Ledgerwood
Electronic Technician Jobs With the U.S. Postal Service (by Nancy Ledgerwood
Working for the United States Postal Service – A Personal Perspective by Nancy Ledgerwood
Using USAJobs to Your Advantage – Apply Early and Frequently by Dennis Damp
USAJOBS Applicant Accounts Updated & Streamlined August 20, 2016 by Dennis Damp
Working for the United States Postal Service (USPS) Part 1 by Betty Boyd

V


Working for the Department of Veterans Affairs (Part 1) by Betty Boyd
Home Based Primary Care, Emergency Critical Care, and ICU Nurses, VA (Part 4) by Betty Boyd
Oncology, ER, and General Surgery Nursing Jobs – Working for the VA (Part 5) by Betty Boyd
Physician Careers & Jobs – Working For the VA (Part 6) by Betty Boyd
Family and Internal Medicine Physician Careers – Working For the VA (Part 7) by Betty Boyd
Psychiatrist Careers – Working For the VA Part 8 by Betty Boyd
Psychologist Careers – Working For the VA (Part 9) by Betty Boyd  
Federal Job Opportunities Abound for Veterans by Dennis Damp
Veteran’s Employment Opportunities – A Guide for Military Veterans by Dennis Damp
Veterans Hiring Authorities
by  David Scholl
Veterans’ Hiring Preference
by David Scholl
Veterinarian
- Wildlife Veterinarian (GS-0701)

W


Where Are the Federal Jobs? by Dennis Damp
Wildlife Veterinarian (GS-0701) by Betty Boyd

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