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Hiring Event

Mayor Bowser Announces Virtual Winter Hiring Fair

DC is Hiring

Registration is now open through Monday, December 5th at 7:30 pm

The District of Columbia’s Department of Human Resources (DCHR) announces the DC Government Winter Hiring Fair on Thursday, December 8 and Friday, December 9 from 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.  

Participating agencies will make on the spot job offers for vacancies in several industries to include health and human services, public safety, planning and economic development, internal services and operations and infrastructure. Registration for the event is open until Monday, December 5, at 7:30 p.m. Individuals wishing to participate will be required to register.

DCHR will focus on enhancing the interaction between residents, recruiters and hiring managers in the District of Columbia Government using a virtual platform to pre-screen candidates.  The pre-screening process will begin on Thursday, December 1st with the review of all applications and resumes; all interviews for those selected will take place on Thursday, December 8 and Friday, December 9.  Selected candidates will receive a formal invite with further instructions. Some offers will be made after the event pending any required suitability compliance standards.  

Please note:  Your resume may be considered for other opportunities included in the event and therefore replied by other agencies for candidates. If you do not want your resume considered for other District opportunities, please send an email entitled "Opt Out" to [email protected]

Applicants will also have an opportunity to claim additional preferences like District residency, military service, and foster care as applicable.

Applicants will have the option of claiming additional preference if they are:

  • A District resident,
    • Anyone claiming District residency preference at the time of application should bring a government-issued form of identification and proof of voter registration.
  • A veteran (and/or has disabilities from military service),
    • Applicants claiming veteran’s preference should bring a copy of their DD-214.
  • 18 to 21 years of age and is currently or was a Child and Family Services (CFSA) foster care recipient within the last five years.
    • Applicants claiming a foster care preference will need a letter or other documentation from CFSA or the Family Court of D.C. Superior Court showing that they are currently in foster care or showing the date they left court supervision.

Participating Agencies

To view a list of job vacancies that are advertised for this hiring event (displayed by agency), please click on the agency's name below.

DC Office of Administrative Hearings DC Office of Neighborhood Safety and Engagement
DC Department of Housing and Community Development DC Office of Unified Communications
DC Office of Risk Management DC Department of Health
Office of the Chief Technology Officer DC Metropolitan Police Department
DC Office of the State Superintendent of Education DC Department of Transportation
DC Department of Energy and Environment DC Office of Contracting and Procurement
DC Department of Health Care Finance DC Department of Buildings
DC Office of Human Rights Mayor’s Office of Talent Appointments
DC Department of For Hire Vehicles DC Department of General Services

Tools for selected candidates:

For more information, contact the DC Department of Human Resources at via email at [email protected]