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   Online Employment Application Guide

    To Create Your Applicant Profile Before Applying for a Job
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  1. Log in to: www.governmentjobs.com and create an applicant account.
  • Click on the 'Career Seekers' link
  • 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
GovernmentJobs.com login page.
  • Enter your new account information (you MUST remember this information)
  1. Click on the 'Save' button
Request a new Job Seekers Account Screen.
  • A page is displayed with your login information. Click on the 'Login' button
  • Enter your username and password and click 'Login'
  1. Click on the 'Create Application' button
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

  2. Click on the 'Create Application' button

  3. Fill in the 'Personal Profile' information

  4. Personal Profile Screen Shot.

  5. Click on the 'Save & View Application' button

  6. If you want to add education or work experience, click on the links for 'Add Education' or 'Add Work Experience' and complete these sections. You can also add Certificates or Licenses, Skills, Additional Information, References, and a Resume, if desired. Click the 'save' button at the bottom of each section.

  7. Additional Options - Add Education or Work Experience after creating your profile.

  8. Click on the 'Logout' link in the upper-right-hand corner

    To Apply for a Specific Job Opening
  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

  3. Apply Link Location on a Job Posting.

  4. Login using your applicant username and password that you created previously.
  5. 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.

  6. Click on the link that says “To apply for the position of your position title click here.”

  7. To apply for the position of your position title click here. link location
  8. Answer the agency-wide supplemental questions

  9. Click on the 'Save & Proceed' button at the bottom of the page

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

  11. Job specific questions screen shot.

  12. Click on the 'Save & Proceed' button at the bottom of the page

  13. Scroll to the bottom of the application review screen and click 'Confirm & Send Application'

  14. Click the 'Accept' button on the digital signature screen

  15. Digital Signature Accept Link Button Location.
  16. Click on the 'Logout' link in the upper-right-hand corner