Creating a Resume and Resources for Federal Government Jobs

Applying for a Federal Job requires several steps every applicant must take. Find out the components of a federal application.

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This guide provides detailed information about creating and submitting all the necessary components for your application.

  1. The first step is to create an account on and search for a job.
  2. After creating an account you can search for job listings. How to navigate the USAJOB site and to understand federal job postings is a complex task and is described in detail in the guide “Navigating USAJOB,com”.
  3. Once you have found a job listing that fits your profile, applying for this specific job is the next step. Federal Applications contain 3 components: The Federal Resume, the Application Questionnaire and Supporting Documents, including a cover letter.

Published November 04, 2020

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