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Vacancy Details

Eligibility Questions

1 Are you a current Federal employee? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
    1.1 By what agency or department are you employed? Note: Employees of any Power Marketing Administration, including Bonneville Power Administration, must select 'U.S. Department of Energy'
    • U.S. Department of Energy
    • A Federal agency or department outside the Department of Energy
    • Not applicable - I am not a current Federal employee
    1.2 If you selected "A Federal agency or department outside the Department of Energy", please enter the agency and organization. Maximum length of 100 characters.
    1.3 If you are a current Federal employee, what is your duty station? List City and State, or enter “NA” if not applicable. Maximum length of 100 characters.
    1.4 If you are a current Federal employee, under what type of appointment are you serving?
    • Permanent Career, Competitive Service
    • Career-Conditional, Competitive Service
    • Excepted Service
    • SES Career
    • SES Non-Career
    • Temporary (Time-Limited Appointment – Not to exceed 1 year or less)
    • Term (Time-Limited Appointment – More than 1 year, not more than 4 years)
    • Pathways: Recent Graduates, Student Interns, or Presidential Management Fellows programs
    • Not applicable – I am not a current Federal employee
    1.5 (Note: If you are unsure, refer to blocks 24 and 34 on your most recent "Notification of Personnel Action" (SF-50); OR ask your servicing Human Resources Specialist.)
    1.6 Are you a Federal employee who has been displaced or surplused? For more information on career transition programs,click here.
    • I am an employee of the Department of the Energy who has been declared surplus or displaced AND I am requesting priority consideration under the Department of the Energy's Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP).
    • I am a displaced employee from another Federal agency and eligible for special consideration based under the Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP).
    • Not applicable
  • No
2 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, I am eligible for reinstatement.
  • No, I am not eligible for reinstatement.
  • This does not apply to me
(Note: You will be required to submit a copy of your most recent “Notification of Personnel Action” (SF-50) as proof of reinstatement eligibility.)
3 If you are, or ever were, a Federal civilian employee, please indicate the pay plan of the highest graded position you held on a permanent basis: Answer to this question is required
  • AD - Administratively Determined
  • EJ – Department of Energy Organization Act
  • EK - National Defense Authorization Act of 1995
  • EN - NNSA Excepted Service
  • ES - Senior Executive Service
  • GS - General Schedule
  • WB / WG - Federal Wage System
  • BB / BS / BL – Negotiated Pay for BPA Employees
  • Other
    3.1 If you selected "Other", please list the Pay Plan. Enter “NA” if this does not apply to you. Maximum length of 100 characters.
  • Not applicable – I have never been a federal employee
4 If you are, or ever were, a Federal civilian employee, please indicate the highest grade level you held on a permanent basis: Answer to this question is required
  • 01
  • 02
  • 03
  • 04
  • 05
  • 06
  • 07
  • 08
  • 09
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12
  • 13
  • 14
  • 15
  • 00 (Senior Executive Service)
  • 00 (Federal Wage System)
  • Not applicable - I have never been a Federal employee
5 If you are, or ever were, a Federal civilian employee, please indicate the dates of the highest-graded position you held. Enter the dates in the format of MM-YYYY and enter “Present” if you are still currently in this position. Enter “NA” if this does not apply to you. Maximum length of 100 characters. Answer to this question is required
6 If you are, or were, a Federal employee who held a permanent position in the competitive service, what is the highest full performance level and pay plan of that position? Enter “NA” if this does not apply to you. Maximum length of 100 characters. Answer to this question is required
7 Are you a preference eligible OR a veteran who was separated from the armed forces under honorable conditions after completing an initial continuous tour of duty of 3 years (or may have been released just short of 3 years)? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes, I am a preference eligible OR veteran, meeting the above criteria. I will provide appropriate verification documentation in my application
  • No, this does not apply to me.
Note: For more info on the Veterans Employment Opportunities Act of 1998 (VEOA), click here and go to "Special Appointing Authorities for Veterans”. You will need to submit a copy of your DD-214, "Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty – Member #4 Copy”, or other proof of eligibility. Additionally, applicants claiming 10 point preference will need to submit SF-15, "Application for 10 Point Veteran's Preference".
8 Are you a current Federal employee serving under a Veterans' Recruitment Authority? For more info on VRA, click here and go to "Special Appointing Authorities for Veterans". Answer to this question is required
  • Yes, I’m a current Federal employee serving under a VRA. I will provide appropriate verification documentation in my application.
  • No, this does not apply to me.
(Note: If you are unsure, refer to your most recent Standard Form 50 (SF-50), look in blocks 24 and 34; OR ask your servicing Human Resources Specialist.)
9 Are you a student appointee under the Pathways Internship Program? Have you completed all requirements for graduation and are you in the 120-day period for conversion to term (1-4 years), career or career-conditional appointment? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes, I am a student and meet all of the above criteria.
  • No, I am not a student or I have not met all of the above requirements for graduation and conversion.
10 Are you eligible for non-competitive appointment under a Special Appointing Authority? Note: Please see the OPM Hiring Authorities website (click here) for more information. You will be asked to tell us which authority you claim and you will be required to provide appropriate supporting documentation with your application. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes, I will specify which authority I qualify for AND provide appropriate supporting documentation with my application.
    10.1 Which Special Appointing Authority(ies) are you eligible for? Maximum length of 100 characters.
  • No, I do not qualify for any special hiring authorities.
11 Have you accepted a buyout from a Federal agency within the past 5 years? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
12 Are you a retiree receiving a Federal annuity, either military or civilian? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
(Note: If you are an annuitant, your salary or annuity may be reduced upon re-employment.)
13 If you are a male born after December 31, 1959, between the ages of 18 and 26, have you registered with the Selective Service System? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes, I am registered for the Selective Service.
  • No, I am not registered, but I have an approved exemption. (You will be asked to provide proof.)
  • No, I am not registered, and I do not have an approved exemption.
  • I am not required to register for the Selective Service.
(Note: We will verify your registration at www.sss.gov. A false response may be grounds for not hiring you, or for firing you after you begin work.)
14 Does the U.S. Department of Energy, or any of its Power Marketing Administrations, employ any of your relatives? Note: For the purposes of this question, "relative" includes: father, mother, son, daughter, brother, sister, uncle, aunt, first cousin, nephew, niece, husband, wife, father-in-law, mother-in-law, son-in-law, daughter-in-law, brother-in-law, sister-in-law, stepfather, stepmother, stepson, stepdaughter, stepbrother, stepsister, half-brother, or half-sister Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
    14.1 You indicated that DOE employs a relative. Please list the full name of each relative, their relation to you, and the agency or office where they are employed. Maximum length of 250 characters.
  • No
15 Are you eligible for non-competitive appointment based on prior qualifying service in the Peace Corps or AmeriCorps VISTA programs? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes, I am currently serving, or have previously served, in Peace Corps or AmeriCorps VISTA. (You may be eligible to be considered for a noncompetitive appointment. Please submit documentation that verifies your service in either organization.
  • No, this does not apply to me.
Please click here to read more about these eligibilities. You will be required to submit documentation which verifies your qualifying service in one of these organizations. You can submit the document under “Other Documents”.
16 May we contact your current supervisor for a reference Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
  • Please contact me first