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Why Public Service Jobs Are Worth Investigating

Wondering if a public service career is for you? These rewarding jobs range from police officer to paralegal to preschool teacher, and they all provide an opportunity to make your community better. Learn more about the possibilities.

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Opportunity By the Numbers

Opportunity, By The Numbers

431,000+Public Service job openings this year
$50,000 Average annual salary for Public Service professionals
6% Projected Public Service job growth over the next five years

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    With so many career options available, it’s difficult to know where to start. First, take this quiz to understand your core skills, and then look at public service job descriptions for the best fit. For example, if you work well under pressure, consider a job as an EMT or paramedic.

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    Check out hundreds of training opportunities. Compare programs to get the skills you need. That could be an associate degree to become a firefighter or a certificate to become a teacher assistant. You decide what works best for your life.

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    Search through dozens of openings near you, including jobs for correctional officers, training specialists and more. Applying is easy, and job listings are updated daily.