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DOL Jobs - What You Should Know

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If you are ready to join the DOL team and to explore the career opportunities that are available within DOL, here is some key information you need to know:


As you can see, career opportunities with DOL are many and varied. Specific education and experience requirements vary Picture of a group of people in a training classwith the many occupational areas. To find out where you might fit in at DOL, look up your college major on the "Major Professional Occupational Career Paths" chart to match your major with the varying primary occupations at DOL. The chart provides an indication of the most appropriate background for each occupation. The two Tables: Qualification for Administrative and Management Jobs and Qualification Requirements for Professional Occupations provide further information regarding education and experience you will need for a particular occupation.

Finding DOL Job Vacancies

To learn about vacancies within the Department you may access the DOL's Internet Home Page at You may also contact specific Agencies or regions where the job vacancy is located. Agency and Regional contact information have been included as inserts in this pocket folder.

DOL job vacancy information is also available on the following Web sites:

USAJobs - This is the U.S. Office of Personnel Management's official public notice of federal job vacancies, including DOL job vacancies, throughout the nation. The URL is:

How to Apply
You may apply on-line using the Department of Labor's DOL Online Opportunities Recruitment System (DOORS). Go to and click on the "Search DOL Job Opportunities" text to begin your DOL job search. When you identify a vacany you would like to apply for, scroll to the bottom of the page and click on the "APPLY ONLINE" icon to begin the application process. You can get help with the application process at Job Application Guide — DOORS to Employment.

To learn about job opportunities Federal-wide, visit the Office of Personnel Management's Web site at

All qualified candidates will receive consideration for positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, political affiliation, labor organization affiliation, marital status, or other non-merit factors.

The Department of Labor welcomes and encourages applications from persons with physical and mental disabilities and will reasonably accommodate the needs of those persons.


You must be a U.S. citizen to work at DOL.

Equal Employment Opportunity

All qualified candidates will receive consideration for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, political affiliation, marital status, sexual orientation, or other non-merit factors.