Creating a “My
If you are a first-time user of USAJOBS,
you will need to create a NEW account by establishing a USER ID and Password.
Creating an Account and Building Your Résumé
Bring up the USAJOBS page at www.USAJOBS.com
When the page appears, click on 'Create your Account Now!'
Complete the fields that are displayed.
Click 'Submit' when finished.
You will now be taken to the résumé Builder. The first tab highlighted will be 'Getting
There are 4 tabs that you will need
to complete to build your résumé
When completing the “Additional Information”
section of the “Related Information” step, remember to:
Indicate that you are applying for the position as a commissioned officer.
Indicate whether you are already an active duty officer, an inactive reserve officer,
or an applicant who has been approved for commissioning in the Commissioned Corps
of the U.S. Public Health Service. If an active duty officer, include your
current billet number and title. If
you have not submitted an application to the Commissioned Corps of the U.S. Public
Health Service, please go to http://www.usphs.gov/
to learn about the Corps.
Include the phone number for the Office of Commissioned Corps
of Commissioned Corps Assignments (DCCA) (1-800-279-1605 or 240-453-6125), so the
supervisor or hiring official can contact DCCA with questions. You should
also include the e-mail address: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Applying for HHS Vacancies on USAJOBS
Once you have set up an account with
USAJOBS, type in your User ID and Password. After
you have logged in, USAJOBS will present a screen asking you to select a résumé.
USAJOBS will allow you to store up
to five different résumés.
If you have existing USAJOBS
online résumés: Make sure your selected résumé content is
reflective of the experience, education, and qualifications outlined in the vacancy
announcement you are currently applying for. If you need to edit or review your
USAJOBS résumé, you will need to log in to MY
first to make any changes and later return to the announcement to click Apply Online.
After selecting your résumé best suited
for the vacancy announcement, click 'Apply for this Position now!' You will be automatically
taken to HHS Careers to answer a series of core and vacancy specific questions
(including additional questions regarding your Corps status). The résumé you
submitted from USAJOBS and answers to the vacancy questions within HHS will become
When you are finished answering the
vacancy questions, be sure to check the box 'I would like a copy of my application
emailed to me,' then click 'Finished.'
A review screen will follow to give
you an opportunity to examine your responses. After reviewing, click 'Finished.'
A USAJOBS Application Status screen
will appear confirming that your application has been submitted. You may log into
MY USAJOBS to periodically check for updates
to your application status.
If you have any questions about the
application process or qualifications, please call or e-mail the contact listed
in the vacancy announcement.
If you experience any technical difficulties
with the USAJOBS/HHS Careers system, please call the
HR systems help desk listed in the vacancy announcement.
Tracking the Status of Job Announcements on USAJOBS
Tracking the status of job announcements
is as easy as 1-2-3. No longer will you need to remember the announcement number
or job title. USAJOBS will do that for you!
Log in, if necessary.
When the Welcome Back screen appears,
click on word/link Applications in “Track your online job Applications.”
If you have applied to any vacancies,
your job application history will be displayed.
USAJOBS will track jobs for 18 months.
The vacancy link will only be active as long as the vacancy announcement is open.