How to get a job in government

How to get a job in government

Working for the government can give you more job stability than working in the general sector. When working for the government there is government jobs for entry level personnel, for experienced professionals, and everywhere in between. Over the past years people who are accepting government jobs has increased considerably.

One type of entry level government job would be working as a fire fighter. Yes, this is a government job that is full of dangers and risks but if you are a person who likes to help people and pets in difficult situations, thrive on adrenalin, and are adventurous, this might be the perfect job for you. To get a good job as a fire fighter all you need to have is your high school diploma along with taking some classes in fire fighting. On average working as a fire fighter you can earn from twenty-one to twenty-four dollars an hour. It all depends on where you get the job, how much experience you have, and what type of skills you are offering.

If those government jobs are too adventurous for you and numbers are more your style, you could get a job as an accounting or auditing professional. These are the people who are responsible for keeping tract of large numbers in the government. Accounts will fill out financial reports that help judge the financial performance of a firm or section of the government. They will also keep the books. An auditor is the one that goes over the accountant’s books to see if there have been any errors made. To help get entry level government jobs in either field it would help to have a degree in the field of economics, accounts, or commerce. On average most make twenty-eight dollars an hour and upwards.

Other government jobs include the broad topic of engineers, which means you could be a civil engineer, telecommunication engineer, electrical engineer, mechanical engineer, or software engineer. If you start out in an entry level position you would be either an assistant or junior engineer. Most of these types of government jobs require you to have either a master’s or bachelor’s degree from a well-known university in engineering. Depending on the field, their skills, and their experience an engineer can make over fifty dollars an hour.

Another entry level field that might appeal to a person who likes to help others and loves adventure is working as a police officer or security personnel. Working as security in the government might mean that you would work in any area of the country where there is tension or instability, playing a big role in bringing peace by taking strict action against any anti-social elements. For either of these government jobs you need to clear the physical fitness test, have taken classes in logical thinking, have numerical ability, and have graduated from a school that has a consistent academic record. The salaries on average start around twenty-five dollars an hour.

Although there are more people applying for government jobs today get the edge on them by have a lot of dedication to the job, good academic grades, and a high level of professionalism.

By Jain