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Resume Format 

Here's What Your Resume or Application Must Contain

(In addition to specific information requested in the job vacancy announcement.)



  • Announcement number, and title and grade(s) of the job you are applying for



  • Full name, mailing address (with ZIP Code) and day and evening phone numbers (with area code)
  • Social Security Number
  • Country of citizenship (most Federal jobs require United States citizenship.)
  • Veterans preference (DD 214 or other proof may be required.)
  • Reinstatement eligibility (if requested, attached SF 50 proof of your career or career-conditional status.)
  • Highest Federal civilian grade held (also give job series and dates held.)



  • High School
    Name, City, and State (ZIP Code if known)
  • Date of diploma or GED
  • Colleges or universities
    Name, City, and State (ZIP Code if known)
  • Majors
  • Type and year of any degrees received (If no degree, show total credits earned and indicate whether semester or quarter hours.)
    Send a copy of your college transcript only if the job vacancy announcement requests it.



Give the following information for your paid and nonpaid work experience related to the job your are applying for. (Do not send job descriptions.)


  • Job title (include series and grade if Federal job)
  • Duties and accomplishments
  • Employers name and address
  • Supervisors name and phone number
  • Starting and ending dates (month and year)
  • Hours per week
  • Salary
  • Indicate if we may contact your current supervisor.



  • Job-related training courses (title and year)
  • Job-related skills, for example, other languages, computer software/hardware, tools, machinery, typing speed
  • Job-related honors, awards, and special accomplishments, for example, publications, memberships in professional or honor societies, leadership activities, public speaking, and performance awards (Give dates but do not send documents unless requested.)