As we move into 2020, there are plenty of exciting things to consider regarding your career.
If you are still studying and 2020 is the year you will graduate, perhaps you’ll be looking for the dream job to start with as you begin your journey.
If you already have a job, perhaps the start of a new decade has sparked some new ideas in your mind about what you want in the next twelve months or twelve years.
If you’re looking to change direction and move into a more noble position, then there are some incredibly rewarding jobs within the civil service to provide and serve your country, as well as challenge yourself physically and mentally.
The skills needed to work within the civil service are within a huge spectrum, and they can be well-paid in the USA. Some pensions are available for workers, which is known as the Blended Retirement System.
The military is always keen to recruit young, able, willing young men to join to help serve their country. A range of jobs within the military are available for younger and older men.
There are places such as the military academy where boys can register and live life within the cadets and learn the ropes, what to expect in the role, become exceptional academics, and nurture their skills and ambition to have them move into a selection of roles within the military. Some of the most coveted roles include:
- Army Automobile Maintenance Warrant Officer (915A) …
- Air Force Pilot
- Navy Flight Support
- Marine Corps Military Police
- Coast Guard Boatswain Mate (BM)
- Navy Nurse Corp
- Army Linguist
- Navy Operations Specialists
The military will always be a highly respected industry for anyone wanting to expand their horizons and possibly travel and serve their country.
There is a job to fit any skill set, whether it is physical and your interests lie within the Air Force and flying, or if you are more suited to a job within the operations specialists if you believe you are well versed within IT and computing.
If you have perhaps studied or have a history of language, the Military is often searching for linguists as they are often needed to interpret documents and messages from abroad, which is exceptionally coveted.
The military police within the Marine Corps is an exciting prospect for anyone living in coastal areas, such as Seattle, Washington, and many down the East Coast.
Conservationist And Agricultural Services
If you’re keen on the planet and perhaps have some science background, working within the conservation service could be a brilliant way to move forward.
A range of jobs within this sector focus on science, biology, mathematics, and tackling environmental issues affecting the everyday person and business to help create solutions and even a chance to travel.
Depending upon your job title, you may need to keep track of certain areas to report back on any movement or changes within the environment.
There is a heavy focus on agriculture, which may also focus on testing soils, monitoring weather systems, monitoring volcanic activity and tectonic plates, and researching environmental changes. This may be abroad auditing ice-caps and reporting back.
You may be researching atmospherics and working alongside people in this area, but they come with a strong science background.
The jobs are likely relatively physical but will also need a certain amount of academic backing and a desire to make the change. Some of the jobs may include:
- Soil conservationist
- Facility Management Specialist
- Biological Scientists
- Wildlife and Marine Resources
Within this sector, other jobs relate and tie nicely to conservation, which may include wildlife.
Animal and plant inspection, looking into the environments in which they live, ensuring they are safe and keeping track of any endangered species, is an incredibly vital role for the country and the world alike.
Taking action in conservation can help prevent further damage to our planet and help contribute to the action to create a greener and healthier future for our planet and future generations.
Department Of Health And Human Services
This is an incredibly important sector of civil service. Not only does this look at the health of humans and animals alike, but it helps control and prevent any possible dangerous disease outbreaks and anything that poses a risk to human life.
If there is a breakout of any hazardous or tropical disease, it needs to be contained and ensure public safety, and there are many jobs that fall within this genre. Being a health scientist is one of the major jobs, which is a huge responsibility, and having a scientific or medical background would be preferable.
Plenty of other roles incorporate more of an admin role, and you can undertake certain research, including market research into the public sectors, what issues arise within health in the public, services that need improving, preparing articles on this, and looking at tackling public issues.
Public health analyst also falls into this category, and many of the jobs within this service can range from more novice workers to professionals who have worked in other sectors for many years. Essentially, it is incredibly diverse. This may also branch out into:
- Community Nursing
- Occupational therapies
- Health nutritionists
- Women’s Health
- Public health
- Health Physicist
- Quality Management Specialist
So if you see a big change in your career for 2020, there are new ways in which you can help the people within your country and towns.
Civil service jobs are incredibly rewarding, and plenty of incredible schools and academies offer training for any of the above jobs across the USA.
Learning the rudiments of your passions will help you when it comes to applying for the role. Learn. Train. Become Better. It is time to make 2020 the year of your dreams.
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