Application Questions

The application questions are a required part the of the application and are specific to the position.  The application questions are designed to help CMS and the Hiring Agency evaluate all candidates.  Ensure that you answer all of the questions, even if the information is already provided in your resume and/or Candidate Profile.

Applicants should answer all questions on the application.  Application questions are designed to both assess whether applicants meet the minimum qualifications of the position and whether and to what degree applicants meet any preferred qualifications.

For most application questions, the application question includes both a yes/no response and an accompanying text box in which the applicant provides additional information supporting the yes/no response.  For example:

For the question below the candidate has more than 3 years of administrative experience.

Help us help you in assessing your application by providing both where and when you received the applicable experience.  This will make it easier for those assessing your qualifications to validate your experience to include you in the interview pool

Applicants should save their application, to ensure responses are not lost.  Then, fully review your Candidate Profile, if you have not already, and responses to application questions to ensure that everything is complete.  The application also allows you to upload relevant documents.  Consider uploading copies of education materials/transcripts, licenses, certifications, training materials, previously issued grade for the classification to which you are applying, and anything else you would like considered as part of the application assessment process.  Note: these items can also be uploaded to your Candidate Profile, so you do not have to upload each time you apply.  Finally, click the “Apply” button on the bottom right. 

Once your application is successfully submitted, you will receive an email acknowledging receipt of the application.

If, after submitting an application, you discover you need to update your application (for example to add relevant materials), please follow the instructions below

Step 1: Login to and click on options.  Navigate to the “My Profile” tab

Step 2: Scroll down to the “Jobs Applied” tab and select the position which you hope to update application submission/materials

Step 3: Click on “My Documents” tab and upload the documents in the relevant section (Resume, Cover Letter, or Additional Documents.

Uploaded resume, cover letter and Additional Documents would look like this:

Step 4: After uploaded the documents click on “Update” button below.

Step 5: Once updated you will receive an email confirming that your application was updated successfully.

Thank you for your interest in joining our team.