Letter of Qualifications and Resume Tips

 Recommended letter of qualifications layout

For each qualification bullet within the announcement, address your education, training and experience related to each along with examples to support it. Be sure to stay within the page limit. 

  • Experience in customer service.
    My experience in customer service is... 
  • Experience in policy development.
    My experience in policy development is…

Note: Your letter of qualifications should not be a request to review your resume or reasons why you are interested in the position. Also, you should modify your letter of qualifications for each position to match the qualifications section. 
 


 Your resume should include:

  • Your educational background including any course work that relates to the position for which you are applying.
  • Your employment history including a summary of accomplishments and skills used.
  • Your contact information including methods such as an email and phone number.
  • Any training or experience you have related specifically to the “Qualifications” section of the assessment.
  • Highlights of your most relevant skills and experiences as they relate to the specific job you are applying for.
  • Clear descriptions of how your past education and experience relates to the duties of the qualifications of the position.
  • Clear descriptions of how your past education and experience relates to the duties of the qualifications of the position.

Note: Make certain to omit any information that may not be job-related. This would include references to affiliations with a certain political party or branch of the military or self-identifying information such as photos, social security numbers, references to gender/ethnicity, etc.

Last Revised: June 7, 2021