Application Instructions


To view the available positions, click the Search Current Openings link to the right.

When you see a job that interests you, click the title to view the announcement details.

Review the information the announcement, which includes the close date, pay information, the job description and qualifications, as well as required application materials.

 

TIPS:

  • We recommend you do not try to leave the applicaiton process before it is submitted.  It will be easier for you if you have all required application materials ready to upload before you start the application process.
  • This website works best with webbrowsers Fire Fox or Chrome, NOT Internet Explorer.
  • If you cannot remember your password, use the Forgot your password? link at the top of the login page. If you do not use that link and type in another password it will create a duplicate profile and you will not be able to see your previous applications.

 

There are different processes to follow for new applicants and returning applicants. See instructions below:

 

NEW APPLICANTS

To view a PDF document with screen-shots of this process click here


If this is the first application you are submitting through our system…

1) FIND THE JOB YOU ARE INTERESTED IN: View our current openings by clicking the Search Current Openings link at the right.

2) CHOOSE THE JOB: Click the Job Title of the position you would like to view.

3) CHOOSE TO APPLY: At the bottom of the job announcement page for the job you are interested in, find the Apply box (it will be at the bottom of the job announcement page).  Choose the button that says "First time Applicant" to apply with a new resume. 

4) UPLOAD YOUR RESUME: You will be prompted to upload your resume. This step must be completed before you can proceed to complete the applicant profile.

5) COMPLETE PROFILE: You will be prompted to complete a multi step profile in the application process. 

  • In addition to providing other information about yourself, you will be asked to select your login information, including setting up your password.
  • In Step Five, you will need to upload your required documents in the position job announcement under Required Application Materials. There are five spots to upload documents, but most of our jobs only require two or three documents. 

NOTE: Different jobs have different upload requirements. It is the applicant responsibility to ensure they have uploaded all required materials.  Applicants with missing materials will not be notified by NIC that they are missing documents. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed

  • You may be asked to answer questions specifically regarding the position for which you have applied.


6) SUBMIT PROFILE:
After completion of the last step in the profile, you will need to submit it.

  • If submittal is successful, you will get a confirmation page that comes up on your browser.

 

NOTE: We review the resume you upload on Step 5, so do not worry about the format of the Resume/CV box on Step 6.

 


RETURNING APPLICANTS

To view a PDF document with screen-shots of this process click here.


If you have applied to a job in our system before, you must

1) FIND THE JOB YOU ARE INTERESTED IN: View our current openings by clicking the Search Current Openings link at the right.

2) CHOOSE THE JOB: Click the Job Title of the position you would like to view.

3) CHOOSE TO APPLY: At the bottom of the job announcement page for the job you are interested in, find the Apply box (it will be at the bottom of the job announcement page). Choose the button that says "Returning Applicant", which tells the system you already have a resume in our system.

4) LOG IN:  You will be prompted to log in using the account information you originally set-up, select Check Records.

If you cannot remember your password, use the Forgot your password? link at the top of the login page. If you do not use that link and type in another password it will create a duplicate profile and you will not be able to see your previous applications.

5) SUBMIT PROFILE:Once logged in, you will see a list of positions (aka  profiles) you have previously applied for at NIC.  

  • You will need to choose one of these profiles to submit for this new position by choosing the Submit this Profile link next to that job. 
  • That profile, including all uploaded documents, is editable (after you fully submit your application and get the confirmation page after step 4 below) by going to the Modify Your Application link on the right side menu.
  • YOU MUST FIRST COMPLETE THE SUBMISSION PROCESS BEFORE YOU EDIT IT.


4) COMPLETE APPLICABLE QUESTIONS:
  After choosing the profile to submit, you will only be asked to answer any questions that apply to the new position for which you are applying.

  • Once you submit your answers to those questions, you will get a confirmation page indicating you successfully completed your submission. 

    NOTE: If there are no questions to be answered, you will see a page confirming your submission

  • Upon submittal, the rest of your profile (contact information, previously uploaded documents, etc) will be pulled in from your previous profile

 

5) UPLOAD REQUIRED DOCUMENTS: In order to complete your application process, you will need to upload your letter of interest for this new position, as well as any additional required documents, as listed in the Required Application Materials section of the job announcement. 

  • To do this, you will need to choose Modify Your Application from the right side menu, enter your login credentials and choose Check Records, then choose to view the application for the position you just applied for.  
  • You will be able to access Step Five in the profile window and make any adjustments to your uploaded documents, including adding new documents (as required for the specific job) and deleting old documents that do not apply to this position. To delete the old documents, click on the minus, or dash sign, next to the document.  There are five spots to upload documents, but most of our jobs only require two or three documents. 

 

NOTE: We review the resume you upload on Step 5, so do not worry about the format of the Resume/CV box on Step 6.


6) SAVE APPLICATION:
Once you have provided all required documents in Step Five of your new application profile window, scroll to the bottom of the window and click Save Resume/CV to save all changes.

  • When the window refreshes, choose to logout at the top. 

 


To Modify Your Application (after you have  applied to the position)

  • Choose Modify Your Application from the right side menu, enter your login credentials and choose Check Records, then choose to view the application for the position you just applied for.  
    • If you cannot remember your password, use the Forgot your password? link at the top of the login page. If you do not use that link and type in another password it will create a duplicate profile and you will not be able to see your previous applications.
  • A pop-up box will open to Step 1 of your application
  • Scroll to Step 5: Profile Attachments
  • Upload new documents (as required for the specific job) and delete old documents that do not apply to this position. To delete the old documents, click on the minus, or dash sign, next to the document. There are five spots to upload documents, but most of our jobs only require two or three documents. 

 

NOTE: We review the resume you upload on Step 5, so do not worry about the format of the Resume/CV box on Step 6.