Section 1 General Instructions
n This application will allow you to apply for specific jobs in Iowa State Government.
n You must include the following information: Social Security number or an assigned alternate nine-digit number, job
title, job vacancy number, and your name, mailing address, education and employment history. You must also sign
the application on page 6. Call (515) 281-5239 if you wish to be assigned an alternate nine-digit number.
n An accurate Job Requisition Number is required to process your application to be considered for a position or positions.
n Each vacancy listed in our job announcements includes specific application instructions, job vacancy numbers and application
deadline dates. Please follow those application instructions closely.
n If you provide incomplete or inaccurate information, we may be unable to process your application.
n You must ensure that this application is received on or before the announced deadline date, at the announced location. We are
not responsible for late, lost, misdirected or damaged mail.
n All mail will be sent to you at the address you provide on this form.
n For jobs requiring an exam at one of our examination centers, you will be notified by mail. See Section 2 for typing tests.
n You may make clear photocopies of this form to submit as your official application. You will be charged for photocopying done
by the Department of Administrative Services – Human Resources Enterprise (DAS-HRE).
n Students applying for Internships must complete this application and an Internship Supplement form.
n Please use a blue or black ink pen when completing this application. Handwriting must be legible.
Applying For a State Job
n A list of current vacancies is available on DAS-HRE’s Website: das.hre.iowa.gov, at all Iowa Workforce Development Centers,
state agency offices, and public libraries.
n A limited number of job titles are open to continuous application. These titles are available on our website, or by calling or
visiting an Iowa Workforce Development Center.
n Return your completed application by mailing it or delivering it to the address listed above, or by faxing it to (515) 281-7970.
IF FAXED, KEEP THE ORIGINAL.
n This application will remain valid for two years. You may request to add vacancies, job titles, update information or change
availability choices by writing to the address or e-mail listed above or by calling (515) 281-3087 (automated call processing
n All individuals hired must provide proof of their identity and eligibility to work in the United States at the time of hire.
n Applicants with a disability may request testing accommodations by calling (515) 281-3087 or by writing to the address or
e-mail listed above. Hearing impaired applicants may contact us through Relay Iowa by calling 1-800-735-2943.
How to Receive the Most Responsive Service for Questions Concerning the State’s Hiring Process
Job vacancy information and application services for specific state jobs are available for your use seven days a week, 24 hours a
day on our website at das.hre.iowa.gov, so you can access our services at your convenience.
You may also use our call processing system at any time to access our services by calling (515) 281-3087. When calling with
multiple requests, select one of the access numbers and leave your entire message there. Do not leave your message
in more than one mailbox. You may also send us an e-mail at: firstname.lastname@example.org to request information regarding the
State’s hiring process.
Iowa Department of Administrative Services –
Human Resources Enterprise
Hoover State Office Building, Level A
1305 East Walnut
Des Moines, IA 50319-0150
Phone: (515) 281-3087 Fax: (515) 281-7970