The following instructions outline our application process. You must complete this application process and submit any required documents by 11:59 p.m. Eastern Standard Time (EST) on the closing date of this announcement. We are available to assist you during business hours (normally 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m., Monday - Friday). If applying online poses a hardship, please contact us by no later than noon EST on the announcement's closing date. HUD-OIG provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities on a case-by-case basis. Please contact us if you require this for any part of the application and hiring process.
Step 1 - Create or Upload a Resume with USAJOBS (www.usajobs.gov) --We suggest you go to the end of the Qualifications & Evaluation section of the job announcement to preview the online questions that you will answer. You may need to customize your resume to ensure that it supports your responses to these questions. See Resume Tips.
Step 2 - Apply Online Click "Apply Online." You will be directed to USAJOBS where you must select a resume. If you have documents uploaded to USAJOBS, you may select those you wish to submit as well. After selecting a resume (and documents, if applicable), click "Apply for this position now!" and follow the prompts to register (if you haven't already done so), answer the online questions, and submit all required documents. You will have the opportunity to submit documents via 3 different options: 1) download from USAJOBS, 2) upload from your computer, or 3) fax. You can update your application or documents anytime while the announcement is open. To do so, log into your USAJOBS account and click on "Application Status." Click on the position title, and then select "Apply Online" to continue.
Please note that if you do not provide all required information, as specified in this announcement, you may lose consideration for this position.
All applicants: A copy of your most recent performance appraisal, including the evaluation/rating. If you have not received this documentation for any reason, you must explain why in your application.
All applicants: An SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action, which shows your civil service status and current grade level.
CTAP Eligibles: If you are a displaced or surplus HUD employee eligible for consideration under the Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP), submit all of the following: a) An SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action, or other official documentation, that shows that you a) were declared displaced or surplus while serving as a career or career conditional competitive service employee, in tenure group 1 or 2; OR b) are a current or former Executive Branch Agency employee in the excepted service serving on an appointment without time limit, at grade GS-15 or equivalent and below, and who has conferred noncompetitive appointment eligibility and special selection priority by statute for positions in the competitive service; b) An SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action, or other official documentation that shows the position you may be or are being separated from has the same or higher promotion potential as that of the vacancy; and c) A copy of a current (or last) performance rating of record of at least fully successful or equivalent (required unless you are an ICTAP eligible due to compensable injury or disability retirement). d) A copy of your Reduction in Force (RIF) separation notice, notice of proposed removal for declining a directed reassignment or transfer of function outside the local commuting area, Certificate of Expected Separation or other official notice indicating you are in a surplus organization or occupation or eligible for discontinued service retirement.
Applicants qualifying based on foreign education: Proof of creditability of education as evaluated by a credentialing agency; more information may be found at click here.
RECOMMENDED DOCUMENTS: All applicants: If you are qualifying for this position by substituting education for experience or if there is an education requirement for this position, submit a copy of your transcripts or a list of courses showing title, number of credits, grade, and date of completion. To be used in meeting qualification requirements, a college or university degree generally must be from an accredited (or pre-accredited) college or university recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
-For a list of schools which meet these criteria, click here.
-If we are unable to determine that you meet the required education, you will be found ineligible for further consideration.
-An official transcript will be required if you are selected.