COOL: The Commerce Opportunities Online Way to Apply for Jobs!
What is COOL?
Cool is a Web-based vacancy announcement and application system. It provides an easy way to search for Department of Commerce jobs online. You can create, update, save, and submit your application online for merit vacancies.
Who should use COOL?
Anyone interested in conveniently applying for merit vacancies in bureaus of the US Department of Commerce. If you are a current employee, a permanent Federal employee of eligible for a non-competitive appountment in the Federal service, try being a COOL applicant.
What is the advantage of applying through COOL?
Using COOL is easy! You can create and update your resume, apply for a job, and submit your application online through COOL 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. No more writing a book to apply for a job. Instead, you will simply answer a series of yes or no questions. Once you have resume in COOL, you can apply for a job in minutes! No more paying postage and express mailing fees or racing to Human Resources to meet closing deadlines. Insead, you will instantly submit your online application. In addition, your application will be referred to managers quicker than ever before.
Where do I go to use COOL?
Anywhere you have access to the Internet--your home, office, public library, etc.
How do I access COOL?
Through the Internet at www.jobs.doc.gov
How long does it take to use COOL?
Using COOL is a snap! Once you have created and saved your resume in COOL, you can resue it when you apply for a new vacancy. This will save you time since you will simply respond to vacancy questions and review your resume for accuracy and current information.
How can I be sure my application was properly submitted through COOL?
When you submit your COOL application, the system will generate a message indication that it was successfully save. You can print a copy of this message for your records.