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Government and Public Administration

 

Government and public administration workers help pass and enforce the law. You could work in national, state, or local government. You will find almost every type of occupation within the government, including some jobs that are only found within government.

The careers below are sorted by education level. Click on the section title to see the careers in it. Click on the name of the career to learn more.

This caution symbol caution marks careers that might be limited or affected by criminal records. Talk with your Parole Officer, job coach, or legal counsel about your specific situation and goals.

High school diploma or equivalent

Administrative Service Managers

Construction and Building Inspectors

Court, Municipal, and License Clerks cautionThis career might be affected by state or federal regulations that sanction the licensing or participation of a person with a felony conviction from working in this career or its work setting. Talk with your Parole Officer or job coach about your specific situation and goals.

Detectives and Criminal Investigators cautionThis career might be affected by state or federal regulations that sanction the licensing or participation of a person with a felony conviction from working in this career or its work setting. Talk with your Parole Officer or job coach about your specific situation and goals.

Interviewers

Postal Service Clerks cautionThis career might be affected by state or federal regulations that sanction the licensing or participation of a person with a felony conviction from working in this career or its work setting. Talk with your Parole Officer or job coach about your specific situation and goals.

Postal Service Mail Carriers cautionThis career might be affected by state or federal regulations that sanction the licensing or participation of a person with a felony conviction from working in this career or its work setting. Talk with your Parole Officer or job coach about your specific situation and goals.

Postal Service Mail Sorters cautionThis career might be affected by state or federal regulations that sanction the licensing or participation of a person with a felony conviction from working in this career or its work setting. Talk with your Parole Officer or job coach about your specific situation and goals.

Postmasters and Mail Superintendents

Real Estate Appraisers and Assessors cautionThis career might be affected by state or federal regulations that sanction the licensing or participation of a person with a felony conviction from working in this career or its work setting. Talk with your Parole Officer or job coach about your specific situation and goals.

Surveying and Mapping Technicians

Tax Preparers cautionThis career might be affected by state or federal regulations that sanction the licensing or participation of a person with a felony conviction from working in this career or its work setting. Talk with your Parole Officer or job coach about your specific situation and goals.

Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers cautionThis career might be affected by state or federal regulations that sanction the licensing or participation of a person with a felony conviction from working in this career or its work setting. Talk with your Parole Officer or job coach about your specific situation and goals.

Utility Meter Readers

Some college, no degree

Associate's degree

Bachelor's degree

Accountants and Auditors cautionThis career might be affected by state or federal regulations that sanction the licensing or participation of a person with a felony conviction from working in this career or its work setting. Talk with your Parole Officer or job coach about your specific situation and goals.

Architectural and Engineering Managers

Broadcast News Analysts

Chief Executives

Compliance Officers cautionThis career might be affected by state or federal regulations that sanction the licensing or participation of a person with a felony conviction from working in this career or its work setting. Talk with your Parole Officer or job coach about your specific situation and goals.

Economists

Emergency Management Directors

Financial Examiners cautionThis career might be affected by state or federal regulations that sanction the licensing or participation of a person with a felony conviction from working in this career or its work setting. Talk with your Parole Officer or job coach about your specific situation and goals.

Legislators cautionThis career might be affected by state or federal regulations that sanction the licensing or participation of a person with a felony conviction from working in this career or its work setting. Talk with your Parole Officer or job coach about your specific situation and goals.

Public Relations Specialists

Reporters and Correspondents

Social and Community Service Managers cautionThis career might be affected by state or federal regulations that sanction the licensing or participation of a person with a felony conviction from working in this career or its work setting. Talk with your Parole Officer or job coach about your specific situation and goals.

Statistical Assistants

Tax Examiners and Collectors cautionThis career might be affected by state or federal regulations that sanction the licensing or participation of a person with a felony conviction from working in this career or its work setting. Talk with your Parole Officer or job coach about your specific situation and goals.

Master's degree

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