General Services Administration (GSA) - Government Jobs

General Services Administration (GSA)

   

Federal Civil Service | Government Jobs & Employment with the General Services Administration (GSA).  GSA is actively hiring new people for civil service jobs at locations across the United States (all 50 states). Civil service job opportunities exist across a broad spectrum of skills and duties.  

GSA is an independent federal agency responsible for: 

  • Supplying products and communications for U.S. government offices
  • Providing transportation and office space for federal employees
  • Developing government-wide cost-minimizing policies and other management tasks

Where are the GSA Jobs Located?  GSA is headquartered in Washington, DC. However, GSA has offices across the United States and overseas. While most of GSA's jobs are located in eleven regional offices, GSA has field offices in federal buildings throughout the country. Below are the eleven GSA regional offices: 

  • Atlanta, GA
  • Auburn, WA
  • Boston, MA
  • Chicago, IL
  • Fort Worth, TX
  • Kansas City, MO 
  • Lakewood, CO
  • New York, NY
  • Philadelphia, PA
  • San Francisco, CA
  • Washington, DC.

Hiring Needs within GSA.  GSA employees work in numerous types of jobs. Examples of careers and positions currently available with GSA include:

  • Contract  Specialists & Administrators
  • Contract Negotiators
  • Procurement Analysts 
  • Interdisciplinary General Engineers
  • Civil Engineers 
  • Information Management Specialists 
  • Data Base Management Specialists 
  • Program Analysts 
  • Office Administrators 
  • Accounting, Budget & Finance
  • Auditors 
    • Supervisory Management 
    • Marketing Program Managers 
    • Construction Control Representatives  
    • Property Disposal Specialists 
    • Building Management Specialists 
    • Quality Assurance Specialists 
    • Attorneys & Legal Assistants  
    • Contract Specialists 
    • Secretaries (Office Automation)
    • Human Resources Specialists
    • Public Affairs Specialists 

    Applications from the public are now being accepted. In most instances, U.S. citizenship is required.  GSA career opportunities feature competitive starting salaries and the potential for performance-based increases, flexible hours, and the ability to achieve and maintain a balanced lifestyle.   

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        Benefits for General Services Administration Employees:  Excellent pay is only part of the compensation you will earn working for the GSA. Government employment offers numerous benefits and special programs.  Federal civil servants receive a salary that is competitive with those in private industry. The federal government offers civil service employees a portable retirement plan with government matching contributions. In addition, federal civil servants receive affordable insurance plans for health, dental, vision, and life.   

        Employment Requirements:  All applicants must meet the certain conditions of employment to be eligible for employment with the GSA. These employment requirements include:

        • U.S. citizenship and age verification
        • Successfully passing a federal background investigation (if required) 

        In-depth Information about civil service career opportunities with the General Services Administration.  For more in-depth information about GSA and a current list of employment opportunities go to:  https://www.gsa.gov/  also career information (GSA).    

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        Categories of Federal Civil Service Occupations and Nonappropriated Funds (NAF) Jobs.

        View a detailed list of the major categories of civilian jobs for the federal government. This list includes the federal occupational groups and the specific series within each group. 

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        Note: Photos courtesy of GSA's website public domain photo downloads.