Thank you for considering Social Security in your career search! We are one of the largest federal agencies with approximately 65,000 employees nationwide. Our positions and the skills we look for vary greatly from the strong people side of the business to the very technical sides. There is literally a position for everyone to showcase existing talents and skills! Check out our Career Paths for the most in-demand positions. It’s a good starting point. There are a wealth of specialized technical positions and professional jobs that also become available. So keep a close eye on our postings!
Our agency serves one of the most diverse populations in the world. Social Security currently has employees across the country that can communicate in nearly 100 different languages and dialects. When we speak to claimants and their families in their native tongues, they feel welcome, understand better, feel more comfortable during an interview, and may feel more confidence in the service being provided during the contact.
We post all of our vacancies on the www.ssa.usajobs.gov website, so you must apply for all jobs individually. Click on Search & Apply or find the red button at the top of every careers website page to view our current openings. It will simplify your search! Here are some recommendations for success:
- Tailor your resume to explain and expand on the areas of the specific skills we are looking for. Matching your skills with our vacancies will ensure you receive full credit for the level of your competency. It is not enough to just state you have a skill. Give specific examples of how you used the skills and of any notable results.
- Include timeframes on your resume so we know the extent of your experience.
- A request for salary consideration above Step One of the posted Grade level requires proof of current salary.
- Check out more tips for success; click on How To Apply. You can also find them under the Where Do You Fit? section on our home page. These tips will save you time and may make the difference leading to your successful selection!
Thank you for your interest in Social Security. We look forward to making you part of our team!