Government Jobs Q&A
do I find a government job near my home?
is no single database of all local, State and Federal government jobs.
websites don't list all open jobs and there is no single website for all
open local and State jobs. The listings that you find on
commercial websites for local or State government jobs are either
executive jobs, jobs that are hard to fill, or jobs where a wider
candidate pool is desired. Most commercial websites charge for job
listings and government agencies don't have the money to list
all job openings.
local government jobs or use our
quick links If you live near one of the
20 biggest US cities. Start preparing for the test for your State
or Local Government job at Civil Service Test
How do I find a Federal job?
You may search for Federal jobs by
agency, by job category (professional, clerical etc.), and by region or
state at our Federal
Jobs page. Also, check out our links that take you direct
to the top Federal jobs. Note that the application process for
Federal jobs is different from State and local government jobs and
requires a specific resume style. Start
preparing for the test for your Federal job at Civil Service
Test Study Plan.
do I apply for a job with the US Department of Homeland Security?
Check the USA Jobs website for
information on working for the Department of Homeland Security.
Veterans - The Department of Homeland Security has an active recruitment
program for veterans.
How do I apply for a
postal service job?
Information on postal service jobs
including test sites exam dates may be
obtained at http://www.usps.com/employment/ . Check out the
service test questions and answers at Postal
Where can I find
the questions on a civil service test?
can't. Test questions to upcoming tests are not available.
Some agencies may make past questions available. Check our Civil
Service Exam and Test for sample questions and test guides.
are the job opportunities for Veterans with the Federal Government?
are specific employment programs for
Veterans. Additional job seeking resources are available at our Federal