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Vacancy Details

Eligibility Questions

1 Are you a current Federal employee? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
2 If you are a current Federal employee, by what agency and organization are you employed? Answer to this question is required
  • Department of State
  • Other
  • Not applicable
3 If you selected "Other", please enter the agency and organization. Maximum length of 50 characters.
4 If you are a Federal employee, under what type of appointment are you currently serving?

(Note: If you are unsure, refer to your most recent Notification of Personnel Action (SF-50) or ask your servicing personnel specialist.) 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)
  • Term (Time-Limited Appointment - more than one year, not more than 4 years).
  • Pathways Internship Experience Program (IEP) - Indefinite
  • Pathways Internship Temporary Experience Program (ITEP) - (Temporary up to 1 year)
  • Not Sure
  • Not applicable
  • Temporary within Department of State AND can be appointed based on my reinstatement OR non competitive eligibility under a special appointing authority. (Time-limited Appointment not to exceed one-year or less).
  • Term within Department of State AND can be appointed based on my reinstatement OR non competitive eligibility under a special appointing authority. (More than one-year, not more than 4 years)
  • Excepted Service Appointment within the Department of State AND can be appointed based on my reinstatement OR non competitive eligibility under a special appointing authority.
5 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?

(See note below for additional information.) Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
  • Not Applicable
'(Note: You must submit with your application a copy of the appropriate SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action that documents your reinstatement eligibility. All documents must be faxed by the closing date of the announcement. See "How to Apply" information on the announcement.)'
6 Are you a current Federal employee serving under a Veterans Recruitment Appointment (VRA)?

(See note below for additional information.) 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. A copy of your DD-214, Certificate of Release/Discharge from Active Duty and/or other proof of eligibility must be submitted with your application.)'
7 Are you a student appointee under the Pathways Internship Program who has completed all requirements for graduation and conversion under the Pathways Internship appointing authority and are within the 120 day period for conversion to term, career, or career-conditional appointment? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
  • Not Sure
8 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 Sure
  • Not applicable
9 If you are, or ever were, a Federal civilian employee, please indicate the highest grade level (or equivalent) you have ever held.
  • 00
  • 01
  • 02
  • 03
  • 04
  • 05
  • 06
  • 07
  • 08
  • 09
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12
  • 13
  • 14
  • 15
  • SES
  • Not applicable
10 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 Present, or NA if Not Applicable):

(Note: Time-In-Grade restrictions apply in relation to advancement to General Schedule positions of employees in the competitive service.) Maximum length of 100 characters.
11 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? (Enter NA if Not Applicable)
  • 01
  • 02
  • 03
  • 04
  • 05
  • 06
  • 07
  • 08
  • 09
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12
  • 13
  • 14
  • 15
  • Not Applicable
12 Are you eligible for noncompetitive appointment under a Special Appointing Authority? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
    12.1 If you are eligible for noncompetitive appointment under a Special Appointing Authority, under what authority are you applying?
    • Certain Present and Former Foreign Service Employees (5 CFR 315.606) AND Former Overseas Employees (e.g., eligible family member ( 5 CFR 315.608))
    • Disabled Veteran 30% or more (5 CFR 315.707)
    • Former Peace Corps Volunteer (5 CFR 315.605))
    • Present and Former Peace Corps personnel (5 CFR 315.607)
    • Veterans Recruitment Appointment (VRA) (5 CFR 307.102)
    • Certain Military Spouses (5 CFR 315.612)
    • Appointment of persons with intellectual disabilities, severe physical disabilities, or psychiatric disabilities (5 CFR 213-3102(u))
    • Other (Please Specify below)
    12.2 If answered "Other" to Question #12.1, please indicate the non-competitive authority under which you are applying in the text box below. Maximum length of 50 characters.
  • No
13 Are you a retiree receiving a Federal annuity, either military or civilian?

(Note: If you are an annuitant, your salary or annuity may be reduced upon employment.) Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
14 Have you accepted a buyout from a Federal agency within the past 5 years? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
  • Not Applicable
15 Are you a veteran who is either a preference eligible or been honorably separated from the armed forces after substantially completing three or more years of continuous active service? A veteran who is released under honorable conditions shortly before completing a 3-year tour is also eligible.(See note below for additional information.) Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
(Note: If yes, you will need to submit a copy of your DD-214, Certificate of Release / Discharge from Active Duty or other proof of eligibility.  In addition, persons claiming 10-point preference must submit a SF-15, Application for 10-point Veteran Preference, plus the proof required by that form.)
16 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
17 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?

(Note: You will be asked to provide a copy of the exemption prior to appointment.) Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
  • Not Applicable
18 Displaced employee information:

(Note: You must submit the appropriate proof of your eligibility to be considered as a displaced employee. All documents must be faxed by the closing date of the announcement.  See "How to Apply" information on the announcement.) Answer to this question is required
  • I am an employee of the Department of State who has been declared surplus or displaced AND I am requesting special selection priority under the Department of State'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.
19 Do you have a relative working for the Agency for which you are applying? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
20 If yes to Question 19, please provide the name, relationship, organization in which employed, and location if known. Maximum length of 100 characters.
21 Are you a former employee of the Department of State who is on a Reemployment Priority (RPL) List? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
22 If you are a veteran claiming 5 point preference, did you serve in a campaign or expedition? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
  • I do not claim 5 point veterans preference
23 If you selected "Yes" above, please provide the name of the campaign or expedition. Maximum length of 100 characters.
24 The following information is requested on a voluntary basis and will be used solely in connection with affirmative action obligations and/or efforts. The information attained from the question will be kept confidential and used only in accordance with the Rehabilitation Act. Refusal to provide the information will not subject applicants to any adverse treatment. Are you an individual with an intellectual disability, a severe physical disability, or a psychiatric disability and therefore eligible for a non-competitive appointment in accordance with 5 CFR 213.3102 (u)?
  • Yes
  • No
25 Per Section 501 of the Rehabilitation Act, as amended, individuals with disabilities who apply for this position via the Schedule A hiring authority (5 CFR 213.3102(u)) and are referred but not selected, may elect to be considered for other similar positions within the Department of State. Those who opt in below will be considered for positions of the same occupational series and grade level, but potentially in a different Office/Bureau. If you select "YES" to the following, you will be considered for vacancies for a period of up to two years and will be notified if your application is referred.

Please note that opting-in to be considered for other job opportunities when you have been referred to the hiring official, but not selected, applies to civil service positions in the competitive service, in the executive branch of the Federal Government that are covered under Title 5, except those defined in section 2102 of title 5, United States Code (5 U.S.C. 2102) and the excepted service as defined in 5 U.S.C. 2103. The vacancy announcement provides eligible applicants the option to be considered for additional job opportunities.
  • Yes
  • No
(Note: In order to be considered eligible for a Schedule A, Persons with Disabilities Appointment, you must submit a copy of your Schedule A letter with your application citing your eligibility under 5 CFR 213.3102(u) from a licensed medical professional (e.g., a physician or other medical professional duly certified by a State, the District of Columbia, or a U.S. territory, to practice medicine), a licensed vocational rehabilitation specialist (i.e., State or private), or any Federal agency, State agency, or an agency of the District of Columbia or a U.S. territory that issues or provides disability benefits. For more information about Schedule A, Persons with Disabilities Appointments, please visit http://www.opm.gov/disability/PeopleWithDisabilities.asp.)