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Interviews at United States Department of Justice

Here’s what others thought about the interview process at United States Department of Justice.
Interview experience
Based on 29 interviews
Favorable
Interview difficulty
Based on 29 interviews
Difficult
Interview process length
Based on 30 interviews
More than one month

Interview process at United States Department of Justice

Overview experience
Poor
Excellent
Easy
Difficult
Interview process length
More than one month
43%
About two weeks
17%
About a month
17%
About a day or two
13%
About a week
10%
Most reported steps
Background check
76%
On-site interview
69%
Drug test
69%
Group interview
55%
Phone call/screening
45%
Least reported steps
They have no interview
3%
Take-home/sample work
0%
Presentation
0%

What candidates say about the interview process at United States Department of Justice

  • Dept of Justice has a supportive and open minded staff.
    Shared on October 29, 2018
  • The interview is a board-type process consisting of the various department heads, ie, Correctional Services Administrator, Chief Psychologist, Executive staff, to include the Warden.
    Shared on September 17, 2018 - Emergency Preparedness Outreach Coordinator - Los Angeles, CA
  • Background check, vetting, interviews, probation and academy training.
    Shared on November 13, 2017 - Chief of Health Programs - Washington, DC

Interview questions at United States Department of Justice

Commonly asked questions, as reported by candidates

  • How do I deal with stressful situations at work.
    Shared on November 27, 2018
  • About my background and my education
    Shared on October 25, 2018 - Contract Language monitor - New York, NY
  • How long has this position feathered on company wed site ?
    How many candidates been interview for the position ?

    When can I expect a follow up call or an second interview ?
    Shared on October 24, 2018 - Federal Protective Service / Security Managemnet - Washington, DC
Interview tips at United States Department of Justice
Dress code for the interview
  • Formal (business suit)70%
  • Business casual (e.g. dress slacks)26%
  • Special outfit (e.g. protective gear)4%
  • Casual (t-shirt and jeans)0%
  • They didn’t have a dress code0%
What advice do candidates give for interviewing at United States Department of Justice
  • Not as up to date as private industry technology wise...
    Shared on February 18, 2019 - Program Manager - Los Angeles, CA
  • Must be able to multi-task. Switch from one job to another then back again without losing your place. Quick learner, you learn well on your own because they do not offer training very often for admi…
    Shared on August 30, 2018 - Operations Support Specialist, US Marshal Service - Springfield, MO
  • Research the company and position applying for.
    Shared on July 3, 2018 - Payment Specialist (Contractor) - oPERATIONS
The first interview at United States Department of Justice
How candidates got an interview
  • Nothing is applicable30%
  • Other online application27%
  • Paper application20%
  • Employee referral10%
  • I walked in10%
How candidates received their first interview at United States Department of Justice
  • I applied for a secretary position in 1989.
    Shared on March 29, 2019 - Administrative Assistant - Washington, DC 20005
  • Staffing firm
    Shared on February 18, 2019 - Program Manager - Los Angeles, CA
  • Job Fair conducted by the agency, followed by a panel interview.
    Shared on January 21, 2019 - Case Manager - Beaumont, TX