To leverage the buying power of the federal government to acquire at best value for taxpayers and federal customers. GSA exercises responsible asset management, delivers superior workplaces, quality acquisition services, expert business solutions, and innovative and effective management policies.
Headquarters: Washington, D.C. Regional offices: 11 cities nationwide including Boston, New York, Philadelphia, Atlanta, Chicago, Kansas City, Fort Worth, Denver, San Francisco, Auburn, WA and Washington, D.C. Highest concentration of GSA employees: District of Columbia, Virginia, New York, Texas, California, Missouri, Illinois, Georgia, Pennsylvania and Washington.
The General Services Administration ranked 9th out of agencies in the 2010 Best Places to Work in the Federal Government rankings with an index score of 69.8.
GSA balances its hiring efforts between filling positions at the entry and mid-career levels. It utilizes corporate marketing materials focused on the theme of “You Can Do That Here.” The materials highlight the dynamic work of the agency and the range of available career opportunities in many geographic locations. GSA offices, both in headquarters and regional locations, have forged strong partnerships with colleges and universities that serve as a prime recruitment source for filling student trainee and intern positions.
GSA uses a wide variety of flexibilities to attract candidates, including recruitment incentives and student loan repayment program. In FY 2007, GSA approved 18 student loan repayments totaling $66,094 and 38 in FY 2008 totaling $170,385. It also approved 10 recruitment incentives in FY 2007 totaling $50,403.
GSA seeks individuals who possess strong customer service, acquisition, information technology, realty, financial management and project management skills. There is increasing federal agency demand for GSA services in the areas of acquisition/contracting, realty and project management.
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Demographics source: FedScope, OPM
Source: Fedscope 09/08
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