Sample Job Application Letter
Mr. George Gilhooley
87 Delaware Road
Hatfield, CA 08065
Dear Mr. Gilhooley:
I am writing to apply for the programmer position advertised in the Times Union. As requested, I am
enclosing a completed job application, my certification, my resume and three references.
The opportunity presented in this listing is very interesting, and I believe that my strong technical experience
and education will make me a very competitive candidate for this position. The key strengths that I possess
for success in this position include:
• I have successfully designed, developed, and supported live use applications
• I strive for continued excellence
• I provide exceptional contributions to customer service for all customers
With a BS degree in Computer Programming, I have a full understanding of the full life cycle of a software
development project. I also have experience in learning and excelling at new technologies as needed.
Please see my resume for additional information on my experience.
I can be reached anytime via my cell phone, 555-555-5555. Thank you for your time and consideration. I
look forward to speaking with you about this employment opportunity.