Helping job hunters find, apply for, and land government jobs.



Federal Jobs Network





This career center was developed to help federal government job hunters find, apply for, and land government jobs. It was expanded to assist federal employees seeking upward mobility, career progression, and retirement planning assistance. Federal Jobs Net also includes comprehensive Postal employment information, information about overseas jobs, law enforcement opportunities, and detailed information on Veteran's benefits, handicapped employment options, and special emphasis hiring programs.

This site was Launched in 1994 and compliments the highly acclaimed book, The Book of U.S. Government Jobs by Dennis V. Damp, that won "Best Career Title," from the Benjamin Franklin Awards committee in 2012.


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Bookhaven Press LLC

Bookhaven Press LLC, founded in 1985, publishes informative business, career, and finance books. Bookhaven Press developed companion web sites, including Federal Jobs Net, in the early 1990s for many of their books and these sites receive hundreds of thousands of visitors monthly. The company's related Web sites are:



Staff and Consultants:

  • President & senior publisher: Dennis V. Damp
  • Associate publisher: Victor Richards
  • Copy editor: Dennis Damp Jr.
  • Website and social media consultant (editor): Dennis V. Damp Jr.


  • Midpoint Trade Books, 212-727-0190 (Alex Kampman)

Awards and Site Recognition


The Book of U.S. Government Jobs, 11th Edition Awarded "Best Career Book."

Bejamin Franklin Award

Jobs2Careers Award Selected One of the
Top Jobs Search Sites - 2016



Author Introduction

Dennis V. DampDennis 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 in 2012 and 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 26 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. 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. 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:


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