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DC government hosts virtual job fair, expanding ‘on-site’ job openings

DC Mayor Muriel Bowser and the DC Human Resources Department are hosting a two-day virtual recruiting event where participating agencies have the opportunity to make job offers on the spot.

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The event will take place Wednesday and Thursday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Agencies can make offers on the spot for DC government jobs in a number of industries. Other offers will be made in the week following the event.

The event is free and registration is required for job seekers.

The following agencies will participate:

DC Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs

DC Health Department

DC Department of Transportation

DC Child and Family Services

DC Department of Energy and Environment

DC Department of Behavioral Health

human rights office

DC Public Library

DC Department of Employment Services

Office of the State Superintendent of Education

DC Department of Corrections

Contracts and Purchasing Office

DC Department of Youth Rehabilitation Services

Inspector General’s Office

DC Public Schools

DC Department of Social Services

DC Department of General Services

Unified Communications Office

District of Columbia Attorney General’s Office

Chief Technology Officer’s Office

DC Department of Insurance, Securities and Banking

DC Rental Vehicle Department

DC Human Resources Department

Mayor’s Office of Talent and Appointments

DC Office of Risk Management

Metropolitan Police Department

Candidates will have the opportunity to claim an additional preference if they are:

A local resident: Anyone claiming district residency preference at the time of application must bring government-issued identification and proof of voter registration.

A veteran (and/or disabled by military service): Applicants claiming Veterans Preference should bring a copy of their DD-214.

18 to 21 years old and is currently or has been a beneficiary of a Child and Family Services (CFSA) foster home within the past five years: Applicants claiming a foster placement preference will need a letter or other document from ACSA or DC Superior Court Family Court showing that they are currently in foster care home or indicating the date on which they left the supervision of the court.

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Additionally, the Career Pathways program gives district residents who are graduates of district public high schools or who have earned a district GED or high school equivalency priority consideration for entry-level government jobs. of the district.

To be eligible for priority consideration for entry-level employment opportunities through the Career Pathways program, an individual must currently reside in the District of Columbia and have achieved one of the following:

– A high school diploma from the District of Columbia Public Schools (DCPS)

– A high school diploma from a public charter school in the district

– A District of Columbia GED or high school equivalency diploma