How do I apply for a position?
Go to the Job Listings tab of the OSV Applicant Tracking System website.
Click on "Search Current Openings."
Click on a job that matches your interest.
If you are a first-time applicant, choose "New Resume/CV." (Note: You will have the option to load a resume or key your pertinent information into the system.)
You have the option of choosing an existing resume/CV or uploading a new one. (Note: In order to upload a new resume, follow the profile setup steps again.)
Continue through the necessary steps in order to finalize your profile (Note: Click "Submit" twice, once at the end of Step 7 and again after reviewing your profile, in order for your application to be completed).
How can I edit my job profile?
Click on the "Update Your Profile" link. Once you have logged into "Update Your Profile," you can update your basic information by clicking on "Edit Profile" at the top of the screen.
To edit or upload a resume by position, click on the "View Resume/CV" link beside the respective position and scroll to the bottom of the page.
How can I apply if I don't have a computer at home?
You can apply using any computer with Internet access. Public computers can often be found at your local library or state employment centers.
What should I do if I don't have an e-mail address?
What should I put in the resume field if I don't have a resume?
You don't need to upload a resume/CV in order to create a profile. However, you must upload one in order to create a Job Agent. If you choose not to upload a resume/CV for your profile, you will be asked to list your skills and professional experience during Step 6.
How do I discontinue receiving job alerts?
The next time you receive a job alert click on the provided link to discontinue the service or log into "Update Job Agent" and click on the "Delete Agent" button at the bottom of the screen.
How do I see the positions to which I have applied?
Log into the system via the "Update Your Profile" link to view all of the jobs for which you have submitted your resume/qualifications and see the current status of these positions.
Can I edit a resume that I have already submitted to a position?
Yes. To do so, go to "Update Your Profile" and click on "View Current Resume/CV’ beside the respective position. Scroll to the bottom of the page and either upload a new resume or make specific changes in the text box.
I do not see any current openings of interest. Can I still apply?
Yes, you can create a job agent and be notified if an opening that matches your interest and skill set becomes available.
I have entered my e-mail address, but the system tells me that there is no login for that address. What does this mean?
This means that you may have entered a single resume into the system through the Job Agent, but you have not set up a profile. You will need to search through our current openings, select a position in which to apply, and select "Apply New Resume/CV" to complete a profile. Creating a profile will allow you to apply to future positions without having to complete the response form each time.
How do I reset the password for my profile?
If you have forgotten your profile password, click on "Update Your Profile" in the "Current Openings" section. Click on the "Forgot Password" link and you will be prompted to enter your email address. Information on how to reset your password and login to the system will be emailed to you.
I tried to submit my profile, but the web page indicated there was an error. What should I do?
I have submitted my application. When will I hear back from the recruiter if I’m to be considered for the position?
While we carefully review each application, please note that due to the volume of applications we receive, only candidates being considered for a position will be contacted for further interviewing. We would like to thank you for your interest in working with us.
How will I know if I have submitted my resume for an open position?
You will receive an immediate email response from OSV acknowledging receipt of your application as soon as it is submitted.
Can I submit a resume via a mobile device?
Yes, you are able to submit your resume using a mobile device.