If you are currently enrolled in the Department of Government Graduate Program, you are eligible to use the Placement Service. Once you accept a tenure track position, you are no longer eligible to use the department's service. You will need use a private placement service for your future job applications.
If you accept a job that is not a tenure track position, you are allowed to use the placement service for one year after your graduation. After that time, you will need to use a private placement service for your future job applications.
Use of the Department of Government Placement Service is also dependent on your progress towards your degree.