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Career Opportunities

Commerce-Wide Opportunities

Commerce Office of Human Resources Management
The Office of Human Resources Management (OHRM) implements Government-wide and Departmental policies, employee programs and activities in all aspects of human resources management and administration. 

Careers with the U.S. & Foreign Commercial Service
Are you interested in working abroad?  Are you interested in promoting U.S. business interests around the world?  The U.S. & Foreign Commercial Service promotes the export of U.S. goods and services and advocates for U.S. business around the world.

Presidential Appointments
Apply for non-career Presidential Appointments here at the Department of Commerce using this online application.

Presidential Classroom Scholars Program
Presidential Classroom provides the next generation of civic leaders with an extraordinary academic and leadership development experience in Washington, D.C. High School sophomores, juniors and seniors observe the federal government at work, witness the development of public policy and explore the roles of citizens, lawmakers, experts and businesses in the world’s most successful democracy.

Commerce Only Jobs
Search for DOC job vacancies using the Office of Personnel Management web site.

Senior Executive Service (SES) and Senior Professional Vacancies
Search for SES and Senior Professional Vacancies using the Office of Personnel Management web site.

Bureau Opportunities

Bureau of Industry and Security
Economics and Statistics Administration
Bureau of the Census

Bureau of Economic Analysis
International Trade Administration
National Institute of Standards and Technology
National Telecommunications and Information Administration

Office of Inspector General
Office of General Counsel
National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration

Additional NOAA Opportunities

NOAA Marine Operations
NOAA Marine Operations regularly has openings for civilian mariners aboard NOAA's research vessels.

Fisheries Cruise Volunteers
Information on applying to serve as a cruise volunteer with the Northeast Fisheries Science Center.

Career Opportunities with the NOAA Corps
The NOAA Corps is the commissioned officer corps of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). If you are interested in a career incorporating both science and service to the nation, you will find a unique opportunity within the smallest of the seven uniformed services.

Careers with the Office of Law Enforcement, NOAA Fisheries
Those interested in both enforcement and marine resources will find a unique opportunity to serve the public at NOAA's Office for Law Enforcement as an Enforcement Officer or Special Agent

Teacher at Sea Program
Are you a teacher who is interested in oceanographic research? Does the idea of living aboard an ocean-going research vessel intrigue you? Would you like to work as a crew member on a one to three week scientific cruise? The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is looking for motivated teachers (K-16) with a desire to do scientific research at sea and share that experience with students and colleagues.