While every effort is made to fill positions as quickly as possible, many factors determine the time it takes to fill a position including the period of time the position is posted, the number of applications received, and the schedule of the person(s) responsible for screening and interviewing applicants.
After applications are submitted, they are screened for minimum qualifications. Qualified applicants are referred to the appropriate departments. The hiring department determines which applicants they will interview. To check the status of your online application go to www.governmentjobs.com and enter your username and password, then click on your username at the top right corner. Click on ‘Applications & Status’ regarding the status of the position(s) for which you have applied.