State jobs was started as a resource specializing in government employment. Look through the various pages and learn about job openings in your locality. Public sector jobs have titles in every specialty. Just as in the private sector, there are jobs in business, finance, information technology, agriculture, law enforcement, and health care. You might have to take a civil service exam and wait on a list to obtain an interview but the extra steps are well worth it if you land a job with your state. These positions come with excellent benefits and room to advance. Besides state government jobs, you might also consider postal jobs, DMV employment and federal careers.
Please spend time here and read about career boards that states operate. You will learn how to apply to these jobs and about the different types of employment available to you.
These categories contain Agencies and Departments. Some of these agencies and departments have their own employment websites separate from the official State site.
“State and local government employers consist of those entities that are defined as public agencies by the FLSA. “Public Agency” is defined to mean the Government of the United States; the government of a State or political subdivision thereof; any agency of the United States, a State, or a political subdivision of a State; or any interstate governmental agency. The public agency definition does not extend to private companies that are engaged in work activities normally performed by public employees.” Source: http://www.dol.gov/whd/regs/compliance/whdfs7.pdf
Within these agencies and departments exist every type of job title. Occupations that exist outside of government also exist within state government.
Along with these jobs come many great benefits and good salaries. Visit the human resource page of the State’s official website to view job openings. Once you find a job that you might qualify for, follow the instructions to apply.