USAJOBS Recruitment One Stop
Step-by-step for NEW USERS
Anyone can search for jobs at www. usajobs.gov. However, you must “sign in” to APPLY for the job online. If you don’t have an account on USAJOBS, select “create an account” from the USAJOBS homepage. Most Reclamation job vacancies are available for online application. These job listings will have a button on the right side of the screen labeled “APPLY ONLINE.”
When you are ready to apply for a certain job, click on the APPLY ONLINE button.
STEPS FOR NEW USERS
At USAJOBS, click on "Create an account."
You will create a user account by submitting basic personal information.
You must create a resume before applying for a job. At USAJOBS, you may create or update a resume by selecting "My Account" at the top of the homepage, and then "Resume" from the drop-down menu.
When you have completed your resume, find the job vacancy and click on APPLY ONLINE. Select a resume and you may attach supporting documentation, such as college transcripts; then click on [Apply for this position now!]. You will automatically be transitioned to Reclamation’s Welcome site, click on [Take me there] if needed. At the Welcome screen, select “Take me to the assessment” and click on [Continue]. You will be asked to submit additional information. Click on the [Next] button to continue through these steps.
At the screen titled “Grade and Location Selection” – this starts the online application process for the specific job vacancy. A series of assessment questions will be asked. Your answers to these questions, along with your resume and supporting documentation, will form your application. Answer the questions by clicking on the response check box. Click on [Continue] until you are done answering the questions.
On the last screen of assessment questions, you will have an option to have a copy of the application emailed to you --- click on the box if you want a copy of your application. Click on [Finished] to complete this process.
At the screen titled “Generate Auto-Requested Fax Cover Sheets” you have the option to print certain cover sheets for supporting documentation. ONLY if the type of documents pertain to you, print the specific fax cover sheets and use them to submit your documents. Click on the boxes for the appropriate documents and then click on [Print Cover Sheet]. Then click on [Done] when finished. NOTE: For more information about Auto-Requested Fax, go to: ( Auto-Requested Fax Link )
You should see the “Personal Info” page at the end of this process where you can see an overview of your personal information and the answers to the assessment questions. When you are done, you will be sent back to My USAJOBS. You may log sign out from here. Log in again if you need to update your information.
- You may edit personal information at any time by clicking on Account Profile
- You have until the closing date of a job vacancy to edit your answers to the assessment questions for the job vacancy. Find the job vacancy announcement at USAJOBS and click on [APPLY ONLINE] as if you are going to apply again. The system will display your responses and you may edit these responses, up until the closing date.