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Vacancy Details

Eligibility Questions

1 Are you either: (1) a veterans' preference eligible, or (2) a veteran who was separated from the armed forces under honorable conditions after completing an initial continuous tour of duty of 3 years (may have been released just short of 3 years)? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes (VEOA)
  • No
(Note: If yes, or if you claim veterans preference you are required to submit a copy of your DD-214, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty, or other proof of eligibility prior to close of business of the announcement for a position. Otherwise, your application will be considered as a non-veteran. Additionally, persons claiming 10 point preference are required to submit an SF-15 and a letter from the Veterans Affairs dated within the past twelve months.)
2 Are you a current Federal employee? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
3 Are you a current Federal employee serving under a Veterans Recruitment Appointment (VRA) authority? 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 personnel specialist.)
4 If you are a current Federal employee, by what agency are you employed? Answer to this question is required
  • U.S. Department of Labor
  • Other
  • Not applicable
5 If you selected "Other", please enter the agency and organization. Maximum length of 50 characters.
6 Are you a current (or former) employee of one or more of the following Land Management Agencies (Forest Service, Bureau of Land Management, National Park Service, Fish and Wildlife Service, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Bureau of Reclamation) and meet all of the following:
(a) worked for the agency/agencies on a time-limited (temporary or term) basis;
(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) had performance ratings at or above the "acceptable" level during your employment Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
7 If you are a current Federal employee, what is your duty station? [City, State] (Enter N/A if Not Applicable) Maximum length of 50 characters.
(Note: If you are unsure, refer to your most recent Notification of Personnel Action (SF-50) or ask your servicing Personnel Specialist.)
9 Are you a current appointee under the Pathways Internship Program who has (a) completed all requirements for conversion under that program and (b) completed academic requirements for a diploma, degree, or certificate within the past 120 days?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Not applicable
10 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 previous 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 by close of business of the announcement for a position as proof of your reinstatement eligibility.)
11 If you are, or ever were, a Federal civilian employee, please indicate pay plan of the highest graded position you held:
  • GS
  • WG
  • AA
  • AD
  • AL
  • CA
  • ED
  • EF
  • EH
  • SES
  • EX
  • FC
  • GM
  • SL
  • Other
  • Not applicable
12 If you selected "Other", please enter the Pay Plan. Maximum length of 50 characters.
13 If you are, or ever were, a Federal civilian employee, please indicate the highest-grade level you held.
  • 01
  • 02
  • 03
  • 04
  • 05
  • 06
  • 07
  • 08
  • 09
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12
  • 13
  • 14
  • 15
  • SES or Comparable Level
  • OTHER
  • Not Applicable
  • SL
14 If you are, or ever were, a Federal civilian employee, please indicate the dates of the highest title, series, graded position you held (MM-YYYY to MM-YYYY or Present, or NA if Not Applicable): Maximum length of 50 characters.
(Note: Time-In-Grade restrictions apply in relation to advancement to General Schedule positions of employees in the competitive service.)
15 If you are, or were, a Federal employee who held a permanent position in the competitive service, what is the highest full performance level* of that position?
  • 01
  • 02
  • 03
  • 04
  • 05
  • 06
  • 07
  • 08
  • 09
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12
  • 13
  • 14
  • 15
  • SES or Comparable Level
  • OTHER
  • Not Applicable
  • SL
*Full Performance Level: The highest grade level in an employment career ladder. For example, if the position is a Secretary, grade GS-5 with a target grade or promotion potential to GS-7. The GS-7 grade level is the full performance grade level of the position. It's the highest grade in the Secretary position's employment career ladder (i.e., GS-5, GS-6, GS-7).
16 May we contact your current supervisor for a reference?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Please contact me first
17 Does the Department of Labor employ any member of your family?
  • Yes
  • No
18 If yes to Question 17, please provide the name, relationship, organization in which employed, and location if known. Maximum length of 50 characters.
19 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
  • Not Applicable
20 If you are a male at least 18 years of age, born after December 31, 1959 AND you have NOT registered with the Selective Service System, do you have an approved exemption? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
  • Not Applicable
(Note: You will be asked to provide a copy of the exemption prior to the interview and selection.)
21 Are you a retiree receiving a Federal annuity, either military or civilian?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Not Applicable
(Note: If you are an annuitant, your salary or annuity may be reduced upon employment.)
22 Have you accepted a buyout from a Federal agency within the past 5 years? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
  • Not Applicable
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 this announcement.) For more information about special hiring authorities, click here.
    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
(For information on Special Hiring Authorities, click here.)
24 READ CAREFULLY TO UNDERSTAND WHAT CTAP/ICTAP MEANS – YOU MUST SUBMIT VALID CTAP/ICTAP DOCUMENTATION AS PART OF YOUR APPLICATION. Displaced employee information: Answer to this question is required
  • I have received a letter of notification from the U.S. Department of Labor indicating that I have been declared surplus or displaced, AND I am a current, permanent Federal employee of the U.S. Department of Labor, AND I am requesting special selection priority under the U.S. Department of Labor's Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP). I will attach documentation substantiating my eligibility under CTAP.
  • I have received a letter from my Federal employer stating that I have been displaced, AND I am a current or former permanent Federal employee, AND I am eligible for selection priority based on the Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP). I will attach documentation substantiating my eligibility under ICTAP.
  • I am not a displaced employee from a Federal Agency.
25 For DOL employees only, what is your bargaining unit status? Answer to this question is required
  • NCFLL
  • Local 12
  • NULI
  • Outside bargaining union
  • Non - DOL
26 The Department of Labor does not recognize academic degrees (including any coursework leading to a degree) from secondary schools that are not authorized by the state, or post-secondary educational institutions that are not accredited by an accrediting body recognized by the Department of Education. Any applicant falsely claiming an academic degree from an authorized or accredited institution will be subject to actions ranging from disqualification from federal employment to removal from federal service. Please check the appropriate box. Answer to this question is required
  • I certify that my academic degree (or degrees) is from a secondary school that is authorized by the state, or a post-secondary educational institution that is accredited by an accrediting body recognized by the Department of Education.
  • I have an academic degree (or degrees) from a secondary school that is NOT authorized by the state, or a post-secondary educational institution that is NOT accredited by an accrediting body recognized by the Department of Education.
  • I do not have an academic degree.
NOTE: You can verify your school's accreditation through its registrar's office.
27 READ CAREFULLY TO UNDERSTAND WHAT CTAP PRIORITY CONSIDERATION MEANS – YOU MUST SUBMIT VALID DOCUMENTATION PROVING YOUR ELIGIBILITY FOR PRIORITY CONSIDERATION AS PART OF YOUR APPLICATION. Priority consideration information: Answer to this question is required
  • I have been notified in writing by the Department of Labor that I may be affected by a reorganization, competitive sourcing, etc., AND I am a permanent employee of the Department of Labor who has not been declared surplus or displaced, AND I am requesting priority consideration under the Department of Labor's Career Transition Assistance Program (CTAP). I will attach my letter of priority consideration notification.
  • I do not meet the criteria described above - I do NOT have a letter proving eligibility for CTAP priority consideration.