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Postby Rkiver » Mon Jan 26, 2009 9:57 pm

Feud wrote:Holy Crap!

Back when I worked for the Congressman he introduced me to some people from the US Treasury Department. I shook a few hands, spoke to them some, and told them I'd love a job if one ever opened. They gave me a card, and I figured that was the end of it.

They just called me and said that a Special Agent position is opening up, and that they want me to apply! The told me the day that it officially opens, and told me to get everything lined up so I can be first in line.

Woohoo!


That is very good news, a government position tends to have you set for quite a while (if not life) from what I recall. With an impending wedding, and likely children in the future, that is great. Congratulations.
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Postby ynbniar » Mon Jan 26, 2009 9:59 pm

Feud wrote:Special Agent position is opening up


Special Agent?
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Postby Feud » Mon Jan 26, 2009 10:00 pm

My goal has always been to go Federal, now they just called me!

I'm bouncing off the walls here!
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Postby Ace Rimmer » Mon Jan 26, 2009 10:04 pm

Feud wrote:My goal has always been to go Federal, now they just called me!

I'm bouncing off the walls here!

Wow, congrats! What kind of special agent?

/me runs from Feud
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Postby Feud » Mon Jan 26, 2009 10:07 pm

The special agents are basically the detectives and police for the Treasury Department. They are tasked with the tracking down and raiding of those wanted for things like tax evasion and such.

While that may not sound too cool, they don't send them after every Tom Dick and Harry. They are usually going after criminal organizations, tracking drug money (which though illegal is still taxable), and hitting the really big people like Wesley Snipes. Moreover, it puts me into the Federal Agent system, which will let me transfer into positions and organizations I'd rather work for much more easily.
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Postby jelco » Mon Jan 26, 2009 10:10 pm

Feud wrote:The special agents are basically the detectives and police for the Treasury Department. They are tasked with the tracking down and raiding of those wanted for things like tax evasion and such.

While that may not sound too cool, they don't send them after every Tom Dick and Harry. They are usually going after criminal organizations, tracking drug money (which though illegal is still taxable), and hitting the really big people like Wesley Snipes. Moreover, it puts me into the Federal Agent system, which will let me transfer into positions and organizations I'd rather work for much more easily.

How about you close Uplink? ;)

Seriously though, congrats. :)

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Postby Feud » Mon Jan 26, 2009 10:19 pm

It's not a done deal yet, I still have to go through the Federal application and background stuff, then be the type of candidate they want. But, I'm still super excited that they called me to tell me about it, I figure with a college degree, clean record, and a US Congressman backing me I've got a good shot at it!

Bad timing though, I have homework due and now I can't even begin to concentrate. :D
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Postby NZ ARMY » Tue Jan 27, 2009 9:00 am

One year in the design and consent process.

Craned in the precast panels. These will provide external cladding, wall structure, insulation and internal linings. Biggest span is 6 metres and heaviest panel was 9000 kgs.


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Postby MaximusBrood » Tue Jan 27, 2009 9:49 am

Gasp! it's a... what?
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Postby Phelanpt » Tue Jan 27, 2009 1:10 pm

Congrats Feud! The future seems to be looking up for you! :)

MaximusBrood wrote:Gasp! it's a... what?
A house?
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Postby KingAl » Tue Jan 27, 2009 2:20 pm

Good luck, Feud! Hopefully association with foreign miscreants like us won't be a black mark to your name ;)
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Postby MaximusBrood » Tue Jan 27, 2009 3:05 pm

Congrats Feud.
I think it's good you don't know that my income from the US is untax--good luck :)
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Postby Xarlaxas » Tue Jan 27, 2009 3:46 pm

Damn, that's great news Feud! I really want to work for the US government when I graduate, and so have been looking into all the internships and stuff that they offer. ^.^
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Postby Ace Rimmer » Tue Jan 27, 2009 4:26 pm

Phelanpt wrote:Congrats Feud! The future seems to be looking up for you! :)

MaximusBrood wrote:Gasp! it's a... what?
A house?

Secret bunker?
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Postby Rkiver » Tue Jan 27, 2009 6:28 pm

So, mortgage repayments. They've dropped again.

When we moved in, it was €1300 a month. Quite reasonable.

Letter today, it's dropped again. It's now €830 a month. :P
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