If you want to work as a Civil Servant then you will be working for the public sector in a government body role and there are numerous duties within this title.
As a Civil Servant you will need to be able to work to procedures and policies, you will need to be a good administrator, someone who can research well and can provide help, advice and support to government bodies.
You will work hard and have a steady but interesting and varied role where you are part of making changes for the government. You will need to work in a confidential manner and be security cleared.
If you have found a role in which you want to apply for, please see the below example which you can use as guide when completing your application.
Related: Civil Service CV Example
Civil Servant Cover Letter Example
222 Every Road, Any Town, AA1 1BB
Mrs Jane Smith
Application for the role of Civil Servant
I would like to apply for the role of Civil Servant which you have got advertised in (which publication and when). Please find enclosed my CV which details my previous experiences.
I have had a keen interest in working as a Civil Servant for many years and my background is in public sector working for the local council in the area of housing. I have enjoyed this role greatly and it has allowed me to see how different it is working in a council environment and what this means for the people using the services of the council and everything involved.
I am an organised person with a need for structure. I am an excellent administrator, I have good researching skills and also have some good knowledge of finances and packages.
I am available for an interview at short notice and can provide some details of references should you wish to take these up. If you have any further questions, please do not hesitate to contact me and I will be happy to answer anything you would like to know.
Thank you for taking the time to read my letter and CV and I look forward to hearing from you.