Federal jobs are listed by Federal Government agencies in vacancy announcements published in various journals, web sites, directories, databases, mailing lists and hotlines.
Each Federal job vacancy should include;
The Federal Government hiring process being pretty strict, not respecting the rules and deadlines listed in the vacancy will get you irremediably disqualified, even if you are the most qualified candidate.
- the announcement number
- the description of the position
- the requirements
- the deadline to apply
- the series/grade
- the salary range
- the promotion potential
- the basis for rating
- application guidelines such as format (OF 612, resume, etc..), resume guidelines and KSA questions.
Federal Job Sites
While it is recommended to check government agencies' websites for more information, here are a few sites that list vacancies for Federal jobs: