FEDERAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES
"Public service in America today is not just another job. It is an important act of citizenship... a way to fulfill our obligation to those who have gone before us, to those who will follow us, and to those who have sacrificed and died for us."
Federal agencies are recruiting for many different occupations. Agencies announce their jobs through the
USAJOBS job searches. Many judicial and legislative branch jobs are included in the searches.
Job opportunities in the Judicial Branch are limited.
Federal Judicial Center
The Federal Judicial Center is the education and research agency for the federal courts.
U.S. Sentencing Commission
The United States Sentencing Commission establishes sentencing policies and practices for the federal courts; advises and assists Congress and the executive branch in the development of effective and efficient crime policy; and collects, analyzes researches, and distributes a broad array of information on Federal crime and sentencing issues
This site lists vacancies for the U.S. Supreme Court, U.S. Courts of Appeals, U.S. District Courts, and the U.S. Bankruptcy Courts. Not all of the Judiciary's employment opportunities are found here; other announcements may exist on each court's web site.
U.S. House of Representatives
Office of Human Resources
Architect of the Capitol
The Architect of the Capitol is responsible to the United States Congress for the maintenance, operation, development, and preservation of the United States Capitol Complex, which includes the Capitol, the congressional office buildings, the Library of Congress buildings, the Supreme Court building, the U.S. Botanic Garden, the Capitol Power Plant, and other facilities.
Congressional Budget Office (CBO)
Entry or mid-careThe CBO provides Congress with objective, timely, nonpartisan analyses needed for economic and budget decisions and with the information and estimates required for the Congressional budget process.
General Accounting Office (GAO)
The General Accounting Office is the investigative arm of Congress. GAO exists to support the Congress in meeting its Constitutional responsibilities and to help improve the performance and ensure the accountability of the federal government for the American people.
General Printing Office
The Government Printing Office (GPO) in Washington, D.C., is the largest general printing plant in the world. Although the GPO is a Legislative Branch agency, most of our positions are in the competitive civil service.
Library of Congress
The Library's mission is to make its resources available and useful to the Congress and the American people and to sustain and preserve a universal collection of knowledge and creativity for future generations.
USAJOBS is the U.S. Government's official site for job information and provides a variety of ways to search. Almost every federal agency posts its civilian job openings on USAJOBS.
If you wish to search for jobs in a specific agency, you can use the Agency Search Page on USAJOBS.
U.S. Marshals Service, Department of Justice
Operation Shining Star IV
Recruiting from Active Duty Military -- an accelerated recruitment drive for active duty military personnel, on selected military installations, targeting individuals who meet the qualifications and/or education requirements of the Deputy U.S. Marshal position. You must be on active duty to be eligible to take the test. In order to qualify, you must:
Department of State, International Organizations
See employment opportunities for international organizations.
U.S. Secret Service, Department of the Treasury
The Secret Service is a federal law enforcement agency with headquarters in Washington, D.C. and over 125 offices throughout the United States and abroad. Congress charged the Secret Service with two responsibilities, protection of our nation's leaders and criminal investigations.
North Florida / South Georgia Veterans Health System
This is an integrated health care delivery system that includes two hospitals, large satellite clinics, and small community-based outpatient clinics.
Veterans Health Systems' Nurse Recruiting
The Veterans Health Systems' Nurse Recruiting site provides information on job opportunities, benefits (including the Education Loan Reduction Program and Tuition Reimbursement), AND special recruiting bonuses. There is also information on the various locations and a downloadable application form.
South Florida Federal Job Search
Would you like to work in the southern part of Florida? Do you already work there but are searching for a new opportunity?
INDEPENDENT AGENCIES and GOVERNMENT CORPORATIONS
Job listings may also be found using the USAJOBS Job Searches.
Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC)
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission is an independent regulatory agency within the Department of Energy that regulates and supervises various aspects of the energy markets within the United States.
Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC)
NRCareers is an online job application system, designed to make it easier and more efficient for you to apply for positions with the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC). The first time you enter NRCareers, you will be asked to set up an account and a user profile.
The most challenging things in life are often the most rewarding. Serving in the Peace Corps is no exception.
US Postal Service (USPS)
- Before applying for a position, you must take the Postal exam. For information on when and how to take this exam, select here.
- For information on current vacancies, select here.