Jobs in Washington, District of Columbia

Washington, DC Employment Information


Washington, DC, Overview


Including the nearby areas of Arlington, Virginia, and Alexandria, Virginia, the Washington, DC, labor force numbers about 3 million. The recession had only a minor impact on Washington, DC, employment and real estate due to the area’s strong reliance on the government sector. However, recent government budget cuts have dampened the postrecession Washington, DC, job market.

Washington, DC, Job Opportunities


As the seat of our nation’s government, it’s no surprise that government jobs dominate work in Washington, DC. Professional/business services is another critical hiring sector, primarily due to the strong concentration of government contractors in the area. The smaller sectors of trade, transportation and utilities; manufacturing; and information were the only ones to constrict employment during 2011.

Washington, DC, Employment Trends


Due to the area’s concentration of government jobs, employment in Washington, DC, has remained relatively strong and is trending upward as the national economy recovers. As an indicator of this strong position, the region’s unemployment rate peaked at 7 percent in January 2010 and had fallen to 5.1 percent by April 2012. The pool of employed Washington, DC, workers expanded each month of 2011 and looks to be positive through the next year.

Between Q2 2012 and Q2 2013, Washington, DC, jobs will grow 0.6 percent, less than the 1.3 percent gain expected in the country’s job supply, according to a Moody’s Analytics forecast.
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Washington, DC
Description Overview: The Seasonal Sales Associate is responsible for providing outstanding customer service, meeting hourly sales and Star Rewards goals on a personal and departmental basis, and demonstrating superior product knowledge to customers during periods of high volume. To create a shopping experience that will make the customer feel welcome and comfortable. In order to present our cu...
Description Northrop Grumman Information Systems sector is seeking a Windows Systems/Exchange 2010 Engineer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Washington, DC at 23rd and C St NW. Parking is provided. The qualified applicant will become part of Northrop Grumman's key support to the Department of State and its dynamic mission involving the delivery ...
Description Northrop Grumman is currently seeking a qualified candidate to fulfill a role as a Junior Unix / Linux Systems Administrator 2 for a DoD customer located in the DC Metropolitan area. The ideal candidate should have strong interpersonal and communication skills, the ability to prioritize and multi-task within a secure environment, the capability to work in a tight-deadline environment...
Description Northrop Grumman Information Systems is seeking a Senior Systems Architect to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Washington, DC. Roles and Responsibilities: • Perform engineering and diagnosis of a multi-domain Active Directory structure spanning more than 300 sites worldwide. • Perform technical design/architecture, management and mai...
Description Where Technology and Teamwork come together...with an opportunity to support a critical program for our nation's children while working with various stakeholders and applying analytical and communication skills. The qualified applicant will become part of Northrop Grumman's Federal Parent Locator Service (FPLS) subcontract with SRA International for the Federal Office of Child Support...
Description NOC Operators provide 24x7, Level-1 network operations support. This is a two day- and two night-shift operation. Positions are available on all shifts They will work directly with the NOC Shift Leads to monitor proper operation of all network equipment across a large Metropolitan Area Network in the Washington DC area. NOC operators will take calls, enter information in Remedy, and p...
Washington, DC
AT&T: So Much More of What You Work For Looking for an opportunity where you can put your energy and enthusiasm to work to create unlimited earning potential? Of course you are. How about a chance to learn, grow and advance with the number one wireless company in America? Even better. We're AT&T, and the only thing we enjoy more than pioneering and selling the latest devices is helping people...
Washington, DC
AT&T: So Much More of What You Work For Looking for an opportunity where you can put your energy and enthusiasm to work to create unlimited earning potential? Of course you are. How about a chance to learn, grow and advance with the number one wireless company in America? Even better. We're AT&T, and the only thing we enjoy more than pioneering and selling the latest devices is helping people...
Washington, DC
AT&T: So Much More of What You Work For Looking for an opportunity where you can put your energy and enthusiasm to work to create unlimited earning potential? Of course you are. How about a chance to learn, grow and advance with the number one wireless company in America? Even better. We're AT&T, and the only thing we enjoy more than pioneering and selling the latest devices is helping people...
Washington, DC
Title Senior Consultant Sub Title Logistics Analyst City Washington State DC Description Senior Consultant - Integrated Logistics Support Duties include: • Program Office Logistics/Product Support to US and International requirements. • Experience in Systems Engineering Technical Review (SETR), Preliminary Design Reviews, Critical Design Reviews and Operational Test and Readiness Reviews a ...
WASHINGTON, DC
The Office Services Associate is a member of the on-site Williams Lea team delivering exceptional customer service at our client locations. Responsibilities include mail distribution, copy services, and other general office duties as needed. Job Responsibilities : Process high volumes of incoming and outgoing mail. Deliver mail and packages throughout the client location, following applicable di...
Washington, DC
Patient Service Representative- Cardiology Associates Department: Cardiology Associates - Irving Street Schedule: Full time hourly with Benefits (nonexempt) Shift: Hours: Job Details Cardiology Associates seeks a medical receptionist for our clinical office located at the Washington Hospital Center. The ideal candidate will have experience working in a fast-paced work environment with changi...
Washington, DC
Job # 5557BR Position Title NAVY Financial Analyst Job Category College: Non-Engineering City Washington State DC Country US Why TASC? At TASC we are committed to advancing our customers’ missions and creating a safer world. See yourself designing the next vital solution to get ahead of evolving cyber threats or advancing security efforts to protect Americans at home and around the globe. J...
Washington, DC
SiTEL BLS Instructor Department: SiTEL Schedule: Part Time Shift: Hours: Job Details SiTEL Instructor BLS Job Summary _FLSA: Non Exempt Coordinates and instructs American Heart Association (AHA) Basic Life Support (BLS) raining programs for healthcare professionals. Qualifications Education: Credentialed as health care provider such as EMT-Paramedic, Registered Nurse, or Respiratory T...
Washington, DC
SiTEL Instructor Department: SiTEL Schedule: Per diem/No benefits (nonexempt) Shift: Hours: Job Details - CPR Required SiTEL Instructor Job Summary _FLSA: Non Exempt Coordinates and instructs American Heart Association (AHA) Advanced Life Support training programs for healthcare professionals. Qualifications Education: Credentialed by relevant professional association. EXPERIENCE: 1 y...
Washington, DC
RN - Homecare Department: DC, VNA Schedule: Full-time Per Visit w/benefits Shift: Day shift Hours: Job Details - CPR Required RN Homecare Make a Positive Difference Registered nurses at MedStar Health, VNA know that they make a positive difference in people’s lives. They develop an individualized plan of care to meet each patient’s needs. Position Details: * Perform patient home health ...
Washington, DC
Description: 560417: Consultant, Health Exchange Coordination and Implementation - Washington DC An important component of Health Care Reform is the availability of health insurance exchanges. Exchanges are centralized marketplaces within each state that offer a choice of health insurance plans to individuals and small businesses. UnitedHealth Group is looking for an experienced Consultant, Heal...
Washington, DC
At Waddell & Reed, we invest in our financial advisors. As you consider your options, we want you to know that Waddell & Reed not only offers unparalleled opportunity, but we do so with a level of personal support that sets us apart. Responsibilities As a financial advisor, you will provide your clients with comprehensive financial planning and advice to help them effectively pursue their financ...
Washington, DC
Description Overview: As a Retail Door Guard, you will deter theft and maintain a safe business environment. This position leads to a Loss Prevention Detective position. Key Accountabilities: Communicate suspicious activity to Security Monitor customer traffic entering and exiting the store Skills Summary: Prior retail security experience preferred Ability to adapt to possible stressful si...
Washington, DC
Our client is a well-respected national consulting company developing an Information Security Consulting Practice. They are seeking a Practice Leader to build out the group on a national scale. This professional must be an expert in the areas of Information Security, CyberSecurity, Network/Applications Forensics, Systems Testing and Incident Response. The position can be based in Washington DC, Ch...

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