There are job openings in federal agencies across the country. If you’re interested in one, visit USAJOBS.gov. It’s the official job site for the federal government. There, you can:
How to Apply for a Federal Job Through USAJOBS
You must create a USAJOBS profile to apply.
USAJOBS requires users to have a login.gov account. Sign up with login.gov.
Sign into USAJOBS, create your profile, and upload your resume.
Search for jobs that interest you.
Review the job announcements to see if you qualify.
Prepare your application in USAJOBS.
Submit your application through USAJOBS to the federal agency with the job opening.
Search for Jobs at a Specific Agency
Though most federal agencies post their jobs on USAJOBS, some post jobs on their websites. If you want to work for a specific agency, find its website through the A-Z Index of Government Agencies.
Explore local and virtual federal hiring events and training opportunities.
There is never an application fee or a testing fee to apply for a government or U.S. Postal Service job.
Former Federal Employees
If you’re a former federal employee, you may be eligible for reinstatement. Reinstatement lets you apply for federal jobs without competing with the public.
Students and Recent Graduates
Find student job opportunities with the government. You may qualify for an internship or an entry-level position.
If you've served in the military and want to find a federal job, check out FedsHireVets.gov. It has information on:
Special hiring authorities
Other tips for vets and transitioning service members seeking federal civilian jobs
People With Disabilities
Learn about the advantages of federal jobs for people with disabilities.