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Get a job with the USDA Forest Service

Step 1: Visit www.USAJOBS.gov.
Step 2: Create a USAJOBS profile.
Step 3: Upload/create a Federal resume.

Federal resumes are different than private industry. Watch the following video and follow the instructions completely. 

Make your resume searchable. 

Up to 10 documents can be saved into your account that you can include in your application such as SF-50s, performance appraisals, college transcripts, DD-214, and training certificates. Click “Saved Documents” on the left side of your account page and follow the directions for uploading. Each uploaded document must not exceed 3MB in size.

Step 4: Search for jobs in USAJOBS.

Enter keywords such as job title, agency name, job announcement number, occupational series, and location.

2. For a more specific search, click “Advanced Search” and fill in the information.

3. Indicate if you are searching for vacancies open to all U.S. Citizens or Federal Employees. The system defaults to U.S. Citizens.

4. You can create and save job searches for the types of positions you frequently search and setup automatic email notifications when an announcement is posted for vacancies matching your search criteria. Click “Saved Searches” on the left side of your account page and follow the directions.

Step 5: Review the job announcement.

Step 6: Apply for the job!

Benefits may include:

▪Flexible work schedules

▪10 paid holidays

▪Personal and sick leave programs

▪Opportunities foradvancement

▪Incentives and awards

▪Wellness and fitness programs

▪Family-friendly leave policies

▪Retirement benefits

▪Thrift Savings Plan

▪Comprehensive medical benefits

▪Long-term care insurance

▪Life insurance

▪Flexible spending accounts

▪Employee assistance and referral programs

▪Commuter subsidies

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