Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

FOR THE GOVERNMENT EMPLOYER

How do I create an employer account?

How can we submit an ad for posting on GovtJobs.com?

How much does it cost to advertise?

Why should our government agency advertise on GovtJobs.com?

When are ads posted?

How long is an ad posted?

What information should be included in an ad?

How do we pay for posting an ad on GovtJobs.com?

How many job postings are on our website at any given time?

Do we list job postings geographically?

What hours are we open for business and/or to post ads on the website?

Who is GovtJobs.com?

FOR THE JOB SEEKER

How do I create a job seeker account?

Can I post my resume on GovtJobs.com?

How many job postings are on our website at any given time?

Can I get additional information about the job posting other than the information listed?

To whom should application materials be sent?

Who is GovtJobs.com?


How do I create an employer account?

Quickly post job openings and manage your online recruiting efforts with ease by setting up an account with us today! It’s easy, if you are an employer, just click here to get started.

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How can we submit an ad for posting on GovtJobs.com?

First, you must create an employer account on GovtJobs.com.
(if you don’t currently have one, it’s easy to set up, just click here to get started.

After you have created an account, you can quickly post job openings and manage your online recruiting efforts.

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How much does it cost to advertise?

Advertising on GovtJobs.com is an effective and economical way to reach individuals seeking job opportunities in government. Posting an ad costs $150 and will remain on the site for 60 days.

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Why should our government agency advertise on GovtJobs.com?

With almost 100,000 local government websites in the USA, it is impossible for job seekers to search all these sites to find job listings. GovtJobs.com is a niche website for the professional government employee seeking employment. Currently, over 800 other websites link to our site providing even greater exposure to an agency’s job posting(s). Remember, no person can search 100,000 websites looking for employment.

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When are ads posted?

Ads are posted daily within 24 hours of receipt except on weekends and Federal holidays.

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How long is an ad posted?

An ad remains posted for 60 days. Ads are posted daily (Monday – Friday) excluding holidays.

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What information should be included in an ad?

An ad should include the following: (1) Position Title; (2) Agency Name; (3) Salary and Benefits; (4) Job Description/Responsibilities; (5) Minimum Qualifications; (6) Other Pertinent Information to Applicant; (7) Closing Date for Application or Apply Immediately; (8) Information such as Contact Person, Name of Agency, Address, Telephone Number, FAX Number, E-mail Address, etc.; and (9) Affirmative Action or Equal Opportunity Information.

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How do we pay for posting an ad on GovtJobs.com?

Invoices will be sent and/or credit cards will be charged when ad/ads are placed on the GovtJobs.com website. We accept Mastercard, Visa, Discover and American Express credit cards.

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How many job postings are on our website at any given time?

The number of postings varies. Generally, we have between 300 and 500 postings at any time in the various Job Categories. Our job postings are easily accessible to potential applicants and we require no registration or password to access these postings.

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Do we list job postings geographically?

Our service does not provide job postings by geographic areas. However, if you want a listing by state, just enter the state name in our “Search All Job Listing” box to access a state by state listing. Otherwise, all jobs are posted in specific “Job Categories.”

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What hours are we open for business and/or to post ads on the website?

Monday through Friday, 6:00 am – 6:00 pm, Central Standard Time (CST), except for Federal holidays. For support, please call 1-888-575-9675.

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Who is GovtJobs.com?

GovtJobs.com is the leading provider of website job postings for city, county and state governments and agencies. We have been in business since 1997 and have nationwide exposure. Our niche is serving governments nationwide advertising their job searches. We are a privately owned company.

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How do I create a job seeker account?

If you are a job seeker searching for government jobs, to create a job seeker account for free, click here.

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Can I post my resume on GovtJobs.com?

Yes, you can post your resume for free. To post your resume for free, click here.

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How many job postings are on our website at any given time?

The number of postings varies. Generally, we have between 150 and 250 postings at any time in the various Job Categories. Our job postings are easily accessible to potential applicants and we require no registration or password to access these postings.

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Can I get additional information about the job posting other than the information listed?

The information provided is given to us by the employer. However, additional information about the job postings can be obtained from the government agency by contacting them directly.

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To whom should application materials be sent?

All resumes and applications should be sent to the government posting the ad. Just follow instructions given in the job posting. Do not send application materials to GovtJobs.com. We are NOT a placement agency.

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Who is GovtJobs.com?

GovtJobs.com is the leading provider of website job postings for city, county and state governments and agencies. We have been in business since 1997 and have nationwide exposure. Our niche is serving governments nationwide advertising their job searches. We are a privately owned company.

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