Common Mistakes When Applying to DOI FIRES Vacancies:
Not completing the application process
After you have selected “Finished” and are automatically redirected back to USAJOBS you have completed the application process. Be sure to follow all of the steps in How to Apply
Applying to the wrong announcement
Please read job announcement completely to ensure you are applying to the job you want.
Applying to the wrong grade level
Please ensure you are qualified for the grade you are applying to. Apply to the next grade level down to ensure you are considered for the job.
Failure to Fax/Upload required documentation by early consideration date or close date
Fax/Upload required documentation by early consideration date or close date. For instructions on Faxing/Uploading click here.
Failure to Submit Supporting Documentation for IFPM postions; GS-5 and above only
Be sure to submit your IQCS Master Record or equivalent documentation; refer to the vacancy annoncement you applied to for more information.