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Vacancy Details

Eligibility Questions

1 Are you a vet who was separated from the armed forces under honorable conditions after completing an initial continuous tour of duty of at least 3 years (may have been released just short of 3 years)? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
(Note: If yes, or if you claim veterans' preference you will need to submit a copy of your DD-214, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty, or other proof of eligibility prior to the closing date of the vacancy announcement for which you are applying. Additionally, persons claiming 10 point preference will need to submit SF-15, Application for 10 Point veterans' preference, plus the proof required by that form.)
2 Are you a current Federal employee serving under a Veterans Recruitment Authority (VRA) appointment? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
(Note: If you are unsure, refer to your most recent Notification of Personnel Action (SF-50) or ask your servicing Human Resources Specialist.)
3 Are you a current Federal civil service employee? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
4 If you are a current Federal employee, by what agency and organization are you employed? Answer to this question is required
  • Federal Communications Commission
  • Other
  • Not applicable
5 If you selected "Other", please enter the agency and organization. Maximum length of 50 characters.
6 If you are a current Federal employee, what is your duty station? [City,State] (Enter N/A if not Applicable) Maximum length of 250 characters.
7 If you are a Federal employee, under what type of appointment are you currently serving? Answer to this question is required
  • Permanent-Career, competitive service
  • Career-conditional, competitive service
  • Excepted Service
  • Temporary (Time-Limited Appointment - not to exceed 1 year or less)
  • TAPER (Worker-Trainee Program)
  • Term (Time-Limited Appointment - more than one year, not more than 4 years).
  • Intern Program
  • Recent Graduate Program
  • Presidential Management Fellows Program
  • Not applicable
(Note: If you are unsure, refer to your most recent Notification of Personnel Action (SF-50) or ask your servicing Human Resources Specialist.)
8 Are you a student appointee under the Pathways Program who has completed all requirements for graduation and conversion under the intern appointing authority and is in the 120 day period for conversion to term, career or career-conditional appointment?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Not Applicable
9 If you are NOT currently serving in the competitive service as a permanent career or career conditional Federal employee, are you eligible for reinstatement based on career or career-conditional Federal status in the competitive service? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
  • Not Applicable
(Note: You will be asked to submit a copy of a SF-50 prior to the closing date of the vacancy announcement for which you are applying as proof of your reinstatement eligibility.)
10 If you are, or ever were, a Federal civilian employee, please indicate pay plan of the highest graded position you held:
  • GS
  • WG
  • Other
  • Not applicable
11 If you selected "Other", please enter the Pay Plan. Maximum length of 2 characters.
12 If you are, or ever were, a Federal civilian employee, please indicate the highest grade level you held on a permanent basis, in the competitive service. (Enter NA if Not Applicable): Maximum length of 2 characters.
13 If you are, or ever were, a Federal civilian employee, please indicate the dates of the highest graded position you held (MM-YYYY to MM-YYYY; or MM-YYYY to Present; or NA if Not Applicable): Maximum length of 100 characters.
(Note: Time-In-Grade restrictions apply in relation to advancement to General Schedule positions of employees in the competitive service.)
14 If you are, or were, a Federal employee who held a permanent position in the competitive service, what is the highest full performance level (or promotion potential) of that position? Note: The "remarks" section of many of your SF-50s (Notification of Personnel Action) contain this information. (Enter NA if Not Applicable) Maximum length of 2 characters.
15 May we contact your current supervisor for a reference?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Please contact me first
16 Does the Federal Communications Commission employ any member of your family?
  • Yes
  • No
17 If yes to Question 16, please provide the name, relationship, organization in which employed, and location if known. Maximum length of 100 characters.
18 If you are a male at least 18 years of age, born after December 31, 1959, have you registered with the Selective Service System? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
  • No, but I have an approved exemption
  • Not Applicable
(Note: You will be asked to provide a copy of the exemption prior to the closing date of the vacancy announcement for which you are applying.)
19 Are you a retiree receiving a Federal annuity, either military or civilian?
  • Yes
  • No
(Note: If you are an annuitant, your salary or annuity may be reduced upon employment.)
20 Have you accepted a buyout from a Federal agency within the past 5 years? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
  • Not Applicable
21 Are you eligible for an excepted appointment under the Federal Employment Program for Persons with Disabilities? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
  • I prefer not to answer this question
(Note: You will be asked to provide a copy of the above documentation to support your choice.)
22 Are you currently, or have you been within the last 5 years, a political Schedule A, Schedule C or Non-Career SES employee in the Executive Branch?
  • Yes
    22.1 Please provide the following information regarding your most recent political appointment: 1. Position Title; 2. Type of Appointment (i.e., Schedule A, Schedule C, or Non Career SES); 3. Agency; 4. Dates held (beginning and ending dates). Maximum length of 250 characters.
  • No
23 Are you eligible for noncompetitive appointment under a Special Appointing Authority? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
    23.1 Please indicate below the special hiring authorities under which you are eligible and wish to be considered for selection. You may select more than one response. (Note: To be considered under a special hiring authority, you must indicate your eligibility below. Consideration will only be given to persons who are verified as being eligible under the authorities specified in the "Who May Apply" section of this job announcement. To be deemed eligible, you must submit the required supporting documents described in the "Required Documents" section of the announcement.) For more information about special hiring authorities, click here.
    • Veterans' Recruitment Authority (VRA)
    • Severe Physical or Mental Disability (Sch A)
    • 30% or More Disabled Veteran (DAV)
    • Former Peace Corps Volunteer (PCV)
    • Former Peace Corps Employee (PCE)
    • Military Spouse (MISP)
    • Other (SPCL)
    23.2 If you selected "Other", please enter below the other special hiring authorities under which you are eligible and wish to be considered for selection. Maximum length of 50 characters.
  • No
24 Displaced employee information:
  • I am an employee of the Federal Communications Commission who has been declared surplus or displaced AND I am requesting special selection priority under the Federal Communication Commission`s Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP)?
  • I am a displaced employee from another Federal agency and eligible for selection preference based on the Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP)
  • I am not a displaced employee from a Federal Agency.
(Note: If you are eligible for one of these plans, you will be asked to supply a copy of RIF separation notice, proposed removal for declining a directed reassignment outside of the local commuting area, or other official notification granting eligibility prior to the closing date of the vacancy announcement for which you are applying.)
25 Are you currently an Attorney with the Federal Communications Commission? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
26 Are you a CURRENT, time-limited (temporary or term) employee of one or more of the following Land Management Agencies?
a) Department of Agriculture: Forest Service
b) Department of the Interior: Bureau of Land Management
c) Department of the Interior: National Park Service
d) Department of the Interior: Fish and Wildlife Service
e) Department of the Interior: Bureau of Indian Affairs
f) Department of the Interior: Bureau of Reclamation Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
    26.1 If you are a CURRENT employee of one or more the Land Management Agencies referenced in Question 26, do you meet all of the following criteria?
    a) Worked for the agency/agencies on a competitive time-limited (temporary or term) appointment;
    b) Held those jobs totaling more than 24 total months;
    c) Did not have more than a 2-year break between those jobs; and
    d) Received performance ratings at or above the "acceptable" level during your employment
    • Yes
    • No
  • No
27 Are you a FORMER, time-limited (temporary or term) employee of one or more of the following Land Management Agencies?
a) Department of Agriculture: Forest Service
b) Department of the Interior: Bureau of Land Management
c) Department of the Interior: National Park Service
d) Department of the Interior: Fish and Wildlife Service
e) Department of the Interior: Bureau of Indian Affairs
f) Department of the Interior: Bureau of Reclamation Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
    27.1 If you are a FORMER employee of one or more the Land Management Agencies referenced in Question 27, do you meet all of the following criteria?
    a) Worked for the agency/agencies on a competitive time-limited (temporary or term) appointment;
    b) Held those jobs totaling more than 24 total months;
    c) Did not have more than a 2-year break between those jobs;
    d) Received performance ratings at or above the "acceptable" level during your employment;
    e) It has not been more than 2 years since you last separated from a Land Management Agency; and
    f) Must have been separated, with respect to your most recent separation, for reasons other than misconduct or performance.
    • Yes
    • No
  • No