The Everything Guide to Government Jobs: A Complete Handbook to Hundreds of Lucrative Opportunities across the Nation

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Index

A
accounting professionals, 214
account managers, 119
administrative workers, 21, 153–54, 218–19
advertising, 117–21
aerospace engineers, 93–94
agricultural engineers, 94
Agriculture Department. See Department of Agriculture (DOA)
Air Force, 50–52
Air Force Academy, 52–53
Air Force Personnel Center (AFPC), 51–52
airport security, 39–42
American Revolution, 83–85
animal control, 73–78
application process, 233–42
See also interviews
background checks and, 32, 236–37, 240–42
communication during, 257–58
cover letters, 248–49
credit checks and, 240–42
drug tests and, 237–39
letters written in, 250–56
resumes, 243–48
security clearances and, 239–40
Arlington National Cemetery, 147–48
Armed Services Vocation Aptitude Battery (ASVAB), 44
Army, 46–49
attorney general, 33–34

B
background checks, 32, 236–37, 240–42
bailiffs, 171–72
benefits, 13, 24–25, 65
See also specific positions
biologists, 208–9
biomedicine engineers, 94
boot camp, 47–49, 55, 58
building trades, 193–98, 202–4
bureaucracy, 9–11
Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms (ATF), 37–39
Bureau of Citizenship and Immigration Services, 29
bus drivers, 99

C
Cabinet departments, 16–18
See also specific departments
call centers, 159–60
canine detection teams, 39–40
carpenters, 193–95
chemical engineers, 95
chemists, 209–10
child-care workers, 134–36
child welfare social workers, 123–24
chronological resumes, 244
civil engineers, 95
civil service tests, 277–85
clerical positions
See also office support staff with IRS, 218–19
Coast Guard, 56–58
Commerce Department. See Department of Commerce
communications jobs, 113–21
advertising, 117–21
editors, 114–15
freelancing, 116
opportunities for, 117
public relations, 117–21
requirements for, 116–17
writing jobs, 113–14, 116–17
compensation. See salaries

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