Federal Agencies Now Hiring for Civil Service Jobs
Thousands of open civil service positions are now available to qualified job candidates. There are over 450 major federal agencies that are now seeking new employees. A combined +200,000 job openings exist per year with these federal agencies. On any given day, there are tens of thousands of federal civil service jobs hiring nationwide.
The positions now available include both blue collar and white collar type jobs. Civilian job opportunities exist across a broad spectrum of skills and duties. Applications from the public are being accepted. However, in most instances, U.S. citizenship is required.
LIST of CURRENT OPPORTUNITIES: Below are some of the federal agencies now actively hiring. For detailed information about specific job opportunities with each agency, click on the links below.
- Census Bureau
- Department of Agriculture (USDA)
- Department of Commerce
- Department of Defense (DoD)
- Air National Guard (ANG)
- Department of the Air Force
- Department of the Army
- Department of the Navy
- United States Marine Corps
- United States Space Force
- Department of Education (ED)
- Department of Energy (DOE)
- Department of Health & Human Services (HHS)
- Department of Homeland Security (DHS)
- Customs and Border Protection (CBP)
- Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
- Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers (FLETC)
- Transportation Security Administration (TSA)
- United States Coast Guard (USCG)
- United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE)
- United States Secret Service (USSS)
- Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
- Department of the Interior (DOI)
- Department of Justice (DOJ)
- Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF)
- Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA)
- Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)
- Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP)
- Department of State (DOS)
- Department of Transportation (DOT)
- Department of the Treasury
- Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)
- Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
- Federal Communications Commission (FCC)
- Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC)
- General Services Administration (GSA)
- National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
- Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC)
- Office of Personnel Management (OPM)
- Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)
- Small Business Administration (SBA)
- Social Security Administration (SSA)
- United States Postal Service (USPS)
Seven Keys to Getting Hired for a Federal Civil Service Position:
- Knowing how to find those position vacancies for which you are best qualified and most likely to be hired.
- Understanding how the federal civil service application and hiring process works (you must know the rules of the game!)
- Correctly setting up your own personal USAJOBS employment account.
- Knowing how to create a "high-scoring" federal resume (federal resumes are very different from corporate resumes.)
- Knowing which "Key Words" to use in your resume and application package.
- Knowing how to correctly answer "Supplemental Questions" required for many position applications.
- Knowing how to "ace" a federal job interview - it helps to know what to expect and how to prepare so you outshine the other candidates.
Categories of Federal Civil Service Occupations and Nonappropriated Funds (NAF) Jobs.
View a detailed list of the major categories of civilian jobs for the federal government. This list includes the federal occupational groups and the specific series within each group.