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EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Online Application Procedures

We encourage all applicants to apply for positions with the Secret Service electronically by submitting an application on line. If you are unable to submit your application electronically, you may contact the Human Capital Division at (202) 406-6090 or, for hearing impaired applicants, TTY (202) 406-5390, for assistance. Applicants must contact the Human Capital Division prior to the closing date of the specific vacancy announcement in order to receive assistance.

First Time Users

If you are not registered with USAJOBS, you will need to establish an account. Go to www.usajobs.gov to complete your initial user information.

  1. To get started, at the USAJOBS website click "My USAJOBS" located near the top of the screen.
  2. Click "Create your account now".

  3. Complete the user information and click on "Submit".

  4. You will need to create a resume. Click "Create a New Resume".

  5. Follow the prompts to complete your resume. If you are unable to complete your resume at this time and need to return later, you may click "Save for Later".

  6. If you wish to upload supporting documentation (i.e. transcripts, DD-214, SF-50) to USAJOBS, you may do so my clicking on "Portfolio". NOTE: Any documentation that you upload to USAJOBS can be submitted to the Secret Service application system, CareerConnector. If you do not upload supporting documentation to USAJOBS, you will have the opportunity to download it from your computer while you are in the CareerConnector system. In addition, you will have the opportunity to generate fax cover sheets in CareerConnector if you wish to fax your supporting documentation. If you clicked on "Portfolio", select the document type from the dropdown menu. Click "Browse" to locate and select the file. Complete the description that identifies the document to be uploaded and then click "Upload".

  7. Now you are ready to search for jobs. Click "Search Jobs".

  8. Click "Agency Search". Select U.S. Secret Service under Homeland Security. Then click "Search for Jobs".
  9. Select the vacancy to which you wish to apply by clicking on the job title.

  10. After carefully reading the announcement, begin the application process by clicking "Apply Online" at the bottom of the announcement.

  11. Select the resume you would like to submit and click "Apply for this position now". USAJOBS will transfer you and your resume to our system where you will complete the application process.

  12. Once you have been transferred, follow the screen prompts. Be certain to read the instructions thoroughly before continuing. You will be asked to review your contact information and complete the core Federal questions in our system.

  13. After reviewing your contact information and core Federal questions, you will be asked to respond to questions specific to this vacancy. You must respond to all questions in order to save or proceed with the application process. There will be several screens of questions you will need to answer. Click "Next" at the bottom of each page after you have responded to the questions.

  14. Next, you will be taken to a page where you can upload supporting documentation from your computer, download supporting documentation from USAJOBS that you previously loaded, and/or obtain fax cover sheets to fax your supporting documentation.

    To upload supporting documentation from your computer, click on "Upload", located beside the document type. Complete the description field that identifies the document to be uploaded. Click "Browse" to locate and select the file. When the file has been selected, click "Upload Document".

    To download a document from USAJOBS, click on "USAJOBS", located beside the document type. If your documents are currently on USAJOBS and you wish to use the same documents for this vacancy, click the dropdown menu. Select the document to be retrieved from USAJOBS and click "Download from USAJOBS".

    To fax a document, click "Fax", located beside the document type. The "Fax a Document" screen will be displayed. It is recommended that you view the fax instructions prior to printing the coversheet that will be sent with your fax. Click "Fax Instructions" or if you are aware of the fax instructions, click "Generate Cover Sheet".

    After you have uploaded documentation from your computer, downloaded documentation from USAJOBS, and/or generated fax cover sheets, click "Next".

  15. The final step is to review your personal information, core questions, vacancy questions and resume for accuracy and completeness.

  16. Once you are satisfied with your application click "Finish", located at the bottom of the web page, to submit your application.

  17. Upon submission of your application you will be redirected back to USAJOBS where you may view your application status, continue to browse for open positions and/or apply for additional positions. You may return at any time until midnight Eastern Time on the closing date of the announcement to update or make changes to your application.

Returning Users

If you have already registered with USAJOBS, then you may apply using your existing user information. Go to www.usajobs.gov to log into your account.

  1. To get started, click "My USAJOBS" located near the top of the screen.

  2. Enter your USAJOBS username and password. These fields are case sensitive, so be certain of the case you used when you registered. You can only register one time.

  3. Update or create a new resume by clicking "My Resumes".

  4. If you wish to upload supporting documentation (i.e. transcripts, DD-214, SF-50) to USAJOBS, you may do so my clicking on "Portfolio". NOTE: Any documentation that you upload to USAJOBS can be submitted to the Secret Service application system, CareerConnector. If you do not upload supporting documentation to USAJOBS, you will have the opportunity to download it from your computer while you are in the CareerConnector system. In addition, you will have the opportunity to generate fax cover sheets in CareerConnector if you wish to fax your supporting documentation. If you clicked on "Portfolio", select the document type from the dropdown menu. Click "Browse" to locate and select the file. Complete the description that identifies the document to be uploaded and then click "Upload".

  5. Now you are ready to search for jobs. Click "Search Jobs".

  6. Click "Agency Search". Select U.S. Secret Service under Homeland Security. Then click "Search for Jobs".

  7. Select the vacancy to which you want to apply by clicking on the job title.

  8. Begin the application process by clicking "Apply Online" at the bottom of the announcement.
  9. "Take me to the assessment" will already be selected. You may review/update your contact information and core Federal questions at this time by selecting "Update my information that is on file", or click "Continue" to move to the vacancy specific questions. We highly recommend reviewing/updating your information on file each time you apply.

  10. If you choose to review/update your information on file, follow the screen prompts to move through this section. Once finished, you will be transferred to the questions specific to the vacancy. You must respond to all questions in order to save or proceed with the application process. There will be several screens of questions you will need to answer. Click "Next" at the bottom of each page after you have responded to the questions.

  11. Next, you will be taken to a page where you can upload supporting documentation from your computer, download supporting documentation from USAJOBS that you previously loaded, obtain fax cover sheets to fax your supporting documentation, and/or use existing supporting documentation that you have submitted to positions announced through CareerConnector.

    To upload supporting documentation from your computer, click on "Upload", located beside the document type. Complete the description field that identifies the document to be uploaded. Click "Browse" to locate and select the file. When the file has been selected, click "Upload Document".

    To download a document from USAJOBS, click on "USAJOBS", located beside the document type. If your documents are currently on USAJOBS and you wish to use the same documents for this vacancy, click the dropdown menu. Select the document to be retrieved from USAJOBS and click "Download from USAJOBS".

    To fax a document, click "Fax", located beside the document type. The "Fax a Document" screen will be displayed. It is recommended that you view the fax instructions prior to printing the coversheet that will be sent with your fax. Click "Fax Instructions" or if you are aware of the fax instructions, click "Generate Cover Sheet".

    To reuse supporting documentation that you have submitted in the past, click "Reuse Existing Document" located beside the document type. From the dropdown menu, select the document type that you have previously submitted for a vacancy announcement. Then click "Select Document".

    After you have uploaded documentation from your computer, downloaded documentation from USAJOBS, generated fax cover sheets, and/or used existing supporting documentation, click "Next".

  12. The final step is to review you personal information, core questions, vacancy questions and resume for accuracy and completeness.

  13. Once you are satisfied with your application click on the "Finished" button, located at the bottom of the web page, to submit your application.

  14. Once you have submitted your application you will be redirected back to USAJOBS where you may view your application status, continue to browse for open positions and/or apply for additional positions. You may return at any time until midnight Eastern Time on the closing date of the announcement to update or make changes to your application.



Frequently Asked Questions for Applicants Submitting an Online Application
Illustrated Guide for Applicants



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