Civil service jobs (1 - 10 of 33 items)
Military Spouse Employment Programs: DOD Can Improve Guidance and Performance Monitoring
GAO-13-60: Published: Dec 13, 2012. Publicly Released: Dec 13, 2012.
The Department of Defense (DOD) has recently created three new programs to help military spouses obtain employment: (1) the Military Spouse Career Advancement Accounts (MyCAA) tuition assistance program, (2) the Military Spouse Employment Partnership (MSEP), which connects military spouses with employers, (3) and the Military Spouse Career Center, consisting of a call center and a website for mili...
The Excepted Service: A Research Profile
GGD-97-72: Published: May 1, 1997. Publicly Released: May 1, 1997.
GAO provided information on the excepted service, focusing on: (1) the distribution of excepted service employees across government organizations; (2) the composition of the excepted service in terms of the various legal bases under which employees were appointed; (3) policy concerns and study focuses that have guided some prior studies; (4) the coverage of agencies and employees, as well as data...
Reemployment of Buyout Recipients
GGD-96-102R: Published: Jun 14, 1996. Publicly Released: Jun 14, 1996.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed federal agencies' use of buyout authority, focusing on the: (1) number of employees who were eligible to take a buyout and the number of employees who took buyouts from January 1993 through June 30, 1995; (2) extent to which these buyouts recipients were subsequently reemployed as civil servants or government contractors; and (3) management control...
Privatizing OPM Investigations: Implementation Issues
T-GGD-95-186: Published: Jun 15, 1995. Publicly Released: Jun 15, 1995.
GAO discussed the Office of Personnel Management's (OPM) proposed privatization of its investigative function, focusing on whether the: (1) investigative function could be performed by a non-federal organization; and (2) conversion to an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) is feasible. GAO noted that: (1) certain aspects of OPM investigative functions could be privatized, however, decisions regar...
Federal Employment: GAO's Observations on H.R. 4719, the Federal Service Priority Placement Act of 1994
T-GGD-94-213: Published: Sep 21, 1994. Publicly Released: Sep 21, 1994.
GAO discussed proposed legislation that would direct the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) to establish a governmentwide interagency placement program (IPP) for displaced federal employees affected by reductions in force (RIF). GAO noted that: (1) it fully supports the bill's goal of placing RIF employees in other federal jobs; (2) RIF workers can be a valuable resource to federal agencies beca...
Federal Employment: How Government Jobs Are Viewed on Some College Campuses
GGD-94-181: Published: Sep 9, 1994. Publicly Released: Sep 9, 1994.
GAO provided information on: (1) how college and university graduates view federal employment; and (2) federal efforts to improve federal recruitment, hiring, and job information dissemination activities.GAO found that: (1) most school officials believed that their graduates had little interest in federal employment due to the lack of job availability information, low starting salaries, a burdenso...
VRA Appointments For On-call Positions
GGD-94-31R: Published: Oct 15, 1993. Publicly Released: Oct 15, 1993.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed Vietnam veterans' allegations that the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) withheld certain rights and entitlements due them as recipients of veterans readjustment appointments (VRA). GAO found that: (1) the veterans' VRA rights and entitlements were not denied; (2) although positions filled through VRA appointments usually lead to permanent full-time p...
[Conversion of Intermittent Employment Status to Temporary Part-Time for Annuitant Serving on NRC Advisory Committee]
B-251181: Published: Jan 22, 1993. Publicly Released: Jan 22, 1993.
No summary is currently available...
Federal Employment: Poor Service Found at Federal Job Information Centers
GGD-92-116: Published: Jul 28, 1992. Publicly Released: Jul 28, 1992.
GAO reviewed the services provided to job seekers by Federal Job Information Centers (FJIC) operated by the Office of Personnel Management (OPM).GAO found that: (1) a number of obstacles existed that would likely frustrate prospective applicants and perhaps discourage pursuit of federal employment; (2) multiple telephone calls were required to reach FJIC; (3) calls were connected on the first try...
Federal Job Information
GGD-92-24R: Published: Jul 28, 1992. Publicly Released: Jul 28, 1992.
GAO provided information on federal job information services available to Arkansas residents. GAO found that: (1) since there is no Federal Job Information Center (FJIC) in Arkansas, residents must call either a commercial job information center or contact the Oklahoma City FJIC; (2) the Oklahoma City FJIC is difficult to telephone because lines are often busy; and (3) in 3 instances, information...