Here is a resource for Government Jobs:

“Between now and September 2012, the outlook for federal government careers will be sunny and government jobs will be plentiful, experts say. However at the state and local levels, the layoffs and furloughs that characterized 2009 are likely to continue or accelerate as those governments respond to lower tax revenues. “As is typical when the country is in economic or military stress, the government has been looked to as part of the answer,” says John Palguta, vice president of policy for the Partnership for Public Service, a Washington, D.C., advocacy group working to promote public-sector careers.”