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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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Direct Support Professional I DCCLC Volunteers of America Chesapeake Salary Unspecified Volunteers of America Chesapeake, Inc. founded in 1896 in Baltimore, is the locally chartered affiliate of Volunteers of America, Inc., one of the nations largest and most comprehensive human services organizations. Volunteers of America Chesapeake accomplishes its spiritually based mission by serving over ...
Management Accountant Volunteers of America Chesapeake Salary Unspecified Volunteers of America Chesapeake, Inc. founded in 1896 in Baltimore, is the locally chartered affiliate of Volunteers of America, Inc., one of the nations largest and most comprehensive human services organizations. Volunteers of America Chesapeake accomplishes its spiritually based mission by serving over 10,000 people ...
Vice President of Housing Development & Asset Management Volunteers of America Chesapeake Salary Unspecified Volunteers of America Chesapeake, Inc. founded in 1896 in Baltimore, is the locally chartered affiliate of Volunteers of America, Inc., one of the nations largest and most comprehensive human services organizations. Volunteers of America Chesapeake accomplishes its spiritually based mis...
Special Counsel Information Governance is seeking candidates for a Part-Time Library Assistant job in Washington, DC! If you would like to be considered for this opportunity, you must have a Bachelor’s degree and recent experience in a library support role. If you would like a position that offers a flexible schedule, this could be the one for you! Responsibilities of the Part-Time Library Assist...
Washington, DC
CMI Management, Inc. is currently seeking a Maintenance Mechanic to work on a (6) month contract in Washington, D.C. The candidate has to be willing to work from either (6am -2:30pm) or (7am - 3:30pm). Job Summary: Maintenance Mechanic will provide installation, maintenance and repair services for HVAC, plumbing and electrical systems, and other minor maintenance tasks in Washington, DC. Essenti...
Washington, DC
PC Provisioning / Imaging Technician needed for a contract opportunity with Yoh's client located in Washington, DC. Top Skills You Should Possess: - Windows 7 Imaging - PC Troubleshooting - QA and Organizational Skills What You'll Be Doing: - Responds to service tickets / calls received via the client's PC request and/or based on the - Remedy Help Desk Incident Management system for imaging...
Washington, DC
Sales / Account Executive About the Job If you are a confident and highly motivated individual looking for a great sales opportunity with uncapped earnings and growth potential, join our Sales team at Central Payment! We are seeking energetic and entrepreneurial Outsides Sales Reps to market our credit card processing services and social media tools to businesses across the country. Responsibil...
Washington, DC
A Legal Secretary job is available in Washington, DC with a leading international law firm. Qualified candidates must have at least eight years of relevant experience. This firm has a great benefits package and is recognized for its innovative pro bono programs. If you are ready to join one of the top global firms, this is the right opportunity for you. Legal Secretary Job Responsibilities: Main...
Deskside Support Technician We are staffing for a Desktop Support Technician role in Washington, DC. This is a 6 month contract in a wonderful office environment. Required Skills: Will require software and hardware installation experience and must have done repair for Dell, HP, Lenovo, laptops and desktops Must have the ability to trouble shoot and fix any user issue and be capable of multi ta...
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, hospitality and conference room set-up, reception assistance and other general office duties as needed. Job Responsibilities : Process high volumes of incoming and outgoing mail. Deliver mail and pa...
Minimum Qualifications: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related field. A minimum of five (5) years of progressively responsible experience in providing data center infrastructure engineering services. Three (3) years of experience in large-scale data centers, and four (4) years of very specific hands-on technical sup...
Position/Posting Details : All WMATA posted job openings are available through 11:59 pm the night before the noted Close Date. To ensure successful submission of application applicants are encouraged to apply well before this cut-off. The noted Close Date is the date on which the posting is automatically removed from the website as of 12:00am at which time submission of an application is no longe...
WASHINGTON, DC
The Legal Document Specialist is a member of the on-site Williams Lea team delivering exceptional customer service at our client locations. Responsibilities include document creation and editing, document repair and recovery, and providing MS Word expertise. Job Responsibilities : Create and edit complex legal documents to specifications using expert word processing and advanced software knowled...
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
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 d...
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...
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...
WASHINGTON, DC
The Supervising Operations Associate is a member of the on-site Williams Lea team delivering exceptional customer service at our client locations. Responsibilities include leading a team in mail distribution, copy services, hospitality and conference room set-up, reception assistance and other general office duties as needed. Job Responsibilities : Process high volumes of incoming and outgoing m...
WASHINGTON, DC
The Supervising Operations Associate is a member of the on-site Williams Lea team delivering exceptional customer service at our client locations. Responsibilities include leading a team in processing reprographics requests, doing finishing work and basic equipment troubleshooting. Job Responsibilities : Complete large numbers of reprographics requests for black/white and color photocopies. Ope...
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, hospitality and conference room set-up, reception assistance and other general office duties as needed. Job Responsibilities : Process high volumes of incoming and outgoing mail. Deliver mail and pac...

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