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Applying for Executive Level Vacancies

How to Apply

  • All applicants must use an established account in the Office of Personnel Management’s (OPM) website (www.usajobs.gov) to apply for Executive Level positions. Instructions to establish an account are provided on the website.
  • All applications and supporting documents for positions must be received through www.usajobs.gov by 11:59 p.m. Eastern Standard Time on the closing date of the announcement to be considered for the position. Please be sure to allow adequate time to compete the application.

Please note: Failure to submit a complete application package which consists of the above items will result in your application not being considered.

Applicants must respond to the application questions which consist of providing 8 narrative responses to the Executive Core Qualifications (ECQs) and Professional/Technical Qualifications (PTQs). Failure to address the Executive Core and/or Professional/Technical Qualifications will result in your application not being considered.

Do's and Don'ts

DO submit only the information and documentation requested in the Vacancy Announcement.

DO allow adequate time to complete your application as all applications and all supporting documents must be received by 11:59 pm Eastern Standard Time on the closing date of the announcement to be considered for this position

DON'T attach superfluous documentation (e.g., performance plans/ratings, position descriptions, letters of commendation and/or recommendation, training; award or other certificates, books, reports, etc.).

DON'T submit out-of-date and/or illegible copies of any documents.