Search for Job Openings at Federal, State, and Local Governments
Are you looking for a United States government job in your area? Federal, state, county, and city governments are in need of qualified individuals to fill a wide range of positions. An entry level government job can be the beginning of a fulfilling, life-long career in the public sector. Your employee health and retirement benefits will likely be better than at an equivalent private sector job. A general pay schedule is used by all agencies to determine salaries.
Examples of government positions that are open and ready to be filled include jobs in the fields of: accounting, nursing, security, law, transportation, and healthcare. Two examples of U.S. government agencies that are hiring are the TSA and the EPA.
Although not directly associated with the U.S. government, military contractors, private contractors, post offices, and libraries are also hiring.
Use the app below to search for Government Jobs near you. In the Keywords field, enter in either your future job title, company name, or your primary skill/trade. Next, input the location (zip or city/state) along with the range limit in miles, and click Search Jobs. Government job openings that match your search will appear. For each job you will see the job's title, employer, location, date of posting, and a short description.
Government Jobs are full-time or part-time jobs wherein a person works by and for a government and its citizens for the betterment of the country. Nearly all job openings within the United States government require a high school degree and many also require a college degree or specialized advanced training.
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, there are over 3 million federal government employees, 5.3 million state government employees, and 14 million local government employees. Local governments include counties, municipalities, cities, and districts.
The ten federal government functions with the largest number of employees are the following: Postal Service, National Defense, International Relations, Healthcare, Homeland Security, Natural Resources, Law Enforcement, Financial Administration, Social Security & Medicare, and Judicial. The top ten for state and local governments includes: Education, Hospitals, Police, Corrections, Highways & Roads, Public Welfare, Legal, Fire Departments, Parks & Recreation, and Public Transit.