Public Sector Opportunities

Public Sector Opportunities

The government at any level has a diverse range of possible careers, from working in an office performing administrative tasks to an engineer outside ensuring infrastructure safety.

Why Work in the Public Sector?

Serving the public is a way of life for many veterans and their families. Working in government allows you to do just that—and with so many different ways to grow and adapt your skillset, it can be a fulfilling career.

Be Part of a Team

Be Part of a Team

You’ll get to work as a key member of a highly organized unit in a constantly changing environment. 

Have People Count on You

Have People Count on You

You will have the opportunity—directly or indirectly—to serve others.

Step Up and Lead

Step Up and Lead

Nearly every office or department needs leadership to keep the wheels of government running smoothly and on time. This industry needs leaders. Could you be one of them? 

Use Your Tech Skills

Use Your Tech Skills

Communication is vital to the public sector and the use of technology has increased that importance. 

Career Pathways in Public Sector

Law Enforcement

Serve and protect your community.
Median Salary:$53,260
Desired SkillsGood moral character, problem-solving skills, perform under pressure.
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Firefighter

High-performance decision-makers, respond to emergency situations.
Median Salary:$50,850
Desired Skillseffective communication, resilient, problem-solving, work as as team.
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Civil Engineer

Designs and supervises construction projects such as airports, bridges, channels, dams, railroads, and roads.
Median Salary:$68,605
Desired Skillstechnical, mathematical, leadership, decision-making
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A Few Industry Facts

31,154
Employees in the state government
$15k – $116k
Salary range for public employees
131,762
Local government employees in the state
List item iconOne of the most stable industries to work in.
List item iconGreat work-life balance.
List item iconHigher rate of internal promotion opportunity.
List item iconPotential to make a positive impact on individuals and communities.

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Striving to be a recognized leader in financial management by consistently delivering first-class service and products.
Lead our customers in finance and accounting by ensuring the delivery of efficient, exceptional quality pay and financial information. Striving to be a recognized leader in financial management by consistently delivering first-class service and products.
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Logo for The Fort Wayne Police Department is a full-service, highly sophisticated professional agency. Through innovative leadership and dedication to providing quality services, our Department maximizes its resources to provide a high quality work environment.
The Fort Wayne Police Department is a full-service, highly sophisticated professional agency. Through innovative leadership and dedication to providing quality services, our Department maximizes its resources to provide a high quality work environment.
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We promote public safety by providing meaningful, effective opportunities for successful re-entry.
Our Mission: We promote public safety by providing meaningful, effective opportunities for successful re-entry.
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Logo for Law Enforcement Agency serving the State of Indiana.
Law Enforcement Agency serving the State of Indiana.
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Logo for Collaboratively plan, build, and maintain safe and innovative transportation infrastructure that enhances quality of life, drives economic growth, and accommodates new modes of transport.
Collaboratively plan, build, and maintain safe and innovative transportation infrastructure that enhances quality of life, drives economic growth, and accommodates new modes of transport.
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Logo for NSWC Crane’s skilled professionals put technical solutions directly into the hands of the Warfighter, ensuring safer missions.  Our broad customer base includes the Navy, Marine Corps, Army, Air Force, United States Special Operations Command, Coast Guard
NSWC Crane’s skilled professionals put technical solutions directly into the hands of the Warfighter, ensuring safer missions. Our broad customer base includes the Navy, Marine Corps, Army, Air Force, United States Special Operations Command, Coast Guard
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Logo for Grow your career with the State of Indiana! With more than 100 executive branch agencies, the State of Indiana is a diverse workforce offering employees stimulating and challenging projects across a broad scope of career opportunities.
Grow your career with the State of Indiana! With more than 100 executive branch agencies, the State of Indiana is a diverse workforce offering employees stimulating and challenging projects across a broad scope of career opportunities.
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Logo for TSA’s core values of integrity, respect and commitment allow veterans to continue honoring their oath of service to the nation and its laws. We appreciate and value their experience and are proud to offer preference for many TSA.
TSA’s core values of integrity, respect and commitment allow veterans to continue honoring their oath of service to the nation and its laws. We appreciate and value their experience and are proud to offer preference for many TSA.
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