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If you answered yes to the questions above, a career in local government management may be perfect for you. As the generation of Baby-Boomers retires, local governments are searching for energetic, learning-oriented workers to step forward. Public service is a wonderfully fulfilling career and we think local government is the best place to serve. Explore the links and resources below to learn more about local government management and how you can get involved in making communities great places to live, work, and play.
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