Online Employment Guide

To Create Your Applicant Profile Before Applying for a Job
                                          
  1. Log in to: http://www.governmentjobs.com and create an applicant account.
  • Click the 'Your Account' link.
GovernmentJobs.com Homepage screen.
  • Click on 'Create Your Account Here!'.
Note: If you have already created a user account, login using your previously created username and password. You will not be able to create another applicant account using the same e-mail address.

 

Create your account screenshot
  • Enter your new account information (you MUST remember this information).
Request New Job Seeker Account screenshot
  1. Click the 'Save' button.
  1. Click the 'Create Application' button.
Create Application button screenshot

 

Note: You do not need to create a separate application for every job that you apply for. Each applicant must have his/her own account. You cannot share accounts.

 

  1. Input a title for your application for your future reference (this is for your reference only and will not be seen by any agencies). Then click on the 'Create Application' button to proceed.
Application Title screenshot
  1. Review 'Contact information'.
Contact Information screenshot
  1. Click the 'Save & View Application' button.
  1. Click the blue edit links in each section (Personal Information, Preferences, Education, Work Experiences, Certificates and Licenses, Skills, Additional Information, References, Resume, Attachments) to complete your application details. Click the 'save' button at the bottom of each section.
Review Job Application screenshot
  1. Your application is saved, but has NOT been submitted to any employers for consideration. Click on the 'Logout' link in the upper-right-hand corner. Next, we'll show you how to submit an application to an employer for a specific job posting.
warning image Note: Be sure to save often. You will be automatically logged out of your applicant account after 30 minutes from the last time you saved your information.



To Apply for a Specific Job Posting
  1. From the employer’s employment opportunity website, click on the job title of the job you are interested in.

  2. Click on the ‘Apply’ link

    Create Application button screenshot
  3. Login using your applicant username and password that you created previously.

    Note: If you have previously created an applicant account, login using the previously created username and password. You will not be able to create another account using the same e-mail address.

    Job Seeker Login Screenshot.
  4. Click on the link that says "To apply for the position of your position title click here."

    To apply for the position of your position title click here. link location
    warning image Note: Be sure to save often. You will be automatically logged out of your applicant account after 30 minutes from the last time you saved your information.

  5. Answer the agency-wide supplemental questions.

    Answer the agency-wide supplemental questions 

  6. Click on the ‘Save & Proceed’ button at the bottom of the page.

  7. Answer the job-specific supplemental questions (if any).

    Job specific questions screen shot. 

  8. Click on the ‘Save & Proceed’ button at the bottom of the page.

  9. Scroll to the bottom of the application review screen and click ‘Confirm & Send Application’.

  10. Click the ‘Accept’ button on the digital signature screen.

    Digital Signature Accept Link Button Location. 

  11. Click on the ‘Logout’ link in the upper right.