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Response to cthulu2016 (Original post)

Fri Oct 5, 2012, 01:12 PM

10. I am not employed and apparently am not employable in

the extremely tough local job market. The Feds are the largest local employer.

I quit Federal service in 1985 and cannot get a technician job 6 GS levels below my former position. I was a GS-11 professional series and supposedly have reinstatment rights (can apply as a merit "promotion" as a transfer rather than a new Federal hire). I am willing to take a GS-5 technical position and do not have the stamina nor desire at age 60 for former responsibility.

I have a BS and Masters from Cal, a year grad work as a Fed employee, and did not finish a PhD because of having to return to my home state when my father died. The Masters was also post my former Federal service. I did work for the same agency post the Masters as a contractor to same agency billed at $90/hr in late 80s and early 90s.

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