The ways that we go about jobs have changed. It used to be that you could call a few recruiters, send out some CVs or resumes and look for job ads in your Saturday newspaper.
Jobs search now? - It's a jungle out there!
Government Jobs for Job Seekers
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 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.
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.
Federal Jobs' Sites
While it is recommended to check government agencies' web sites for more information, here are a few sites that list vacancies for Federal jobs: USAJobs, FedWorld, America's Job Bank, StudentJobs.
Use the most powerful job search engines on the Internet to date!
Other Government Jobs Info
When you receive an invitation to the job interview, you may apply for the visa and work permit. Then prepare yourself for job interview and take a look at dress code because how you dress is the one of the most important attribute in being hired.
Good luck with government jobs search!