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Eligibility Questions

1 Are you a current Federal civilian employee? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
2 If you are a current Federal civilian employee, by which agency and organization are you employed? Answer to this question is required
  • Not a Federal employee
  • Other Federal agency outside of Department of Transportation (DOT)
  • DOT, Federal Highway Administration
  • DOT, Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration
  • DOT, Federal Railroad Administration
  • DOT, Federal Transit Administration
  • DOT, Maritime Administration
  • DOT, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
  • DOT, Office of the Inspector General
  • DOT, Office of the Secretary
  • DOT, Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration
  • DOT, Research and Innovative Technology Administration
  • DOT, Saint Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation
  • DOT, Surface Transportation Board
  • DOT, Federal Aviation Administration
3 If you selected "Other", please enter the agency and organization. Maximum length of 50 characters.
4 If you are a current Federal civilian employee, what is your duty location? [City, State] Maximum length of 50 characters.
5 If you are a Federal civilian employee, in what type of position are you currently serving? (If you are a current Federal employee but are uncertain in what type of position you are serving, contact your local human resources specialist or refer to block 34 on your most recent SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action.) Answer to this question is required
  • Not a Federal employee
  • Competitive Service
  • Excepted Service
  • Senior Executive Service
6 If you are a Federal civilian employee, what type of tenure do you currently hold? (If you are a current Federal employee but are uncertain under which type of appointment you are serving, contact your local human resources specialist or refer to block 24 on your most recent SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action.) Answer to this question is required
  • Not a Federal employee
  • None (Code '0' in block 24 of SF-50; e.g., Time-Limited Appointment NTE 1 year or less)
  • Permanent (Code '1' in block 24 of SF-50)
  • Conditional (Code '2' in block 24 of SF-50)
  • Indefinite (Code '3' in block 24 of SF-50; e.g., Time-Limited Appointment greater than one year)
7 Please list the title, series, and GS equivalent grade of your current position, as is reflected on your most recent SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action. If you are not a Federal civilian employee, please list your current title, and salary. Maximum length of 50 characters. Answer to this question is required
8 Are you currently a Federal civilian employee working for a Federal organization that has an interchange agreement (link to OPM interchange website) with the Office of Personnel Management? For additional information on interchange agreements, visit the Office of Personnel Management Website. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
9 Are you a former Federal civilian employee eligible for reinstatement based on career or career conditional Federal status in the competitive service? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
10 If you are, or ever were, a Federal civilian employee, please list the title, series, and GS equivalent grade of your highest graded position, as reflected on your SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action.  If you were never a Federal civilian employee, please enter N/A or Not Applicable. Maximum length of 50 characters. Answer to this question is required
11 If you are, or ever were, a Federal civilian employee, please indicate the start and end dates of the time period (MM/DD/YYYY - MM/DD/YYYY) you held your highest graded position. (If you never were a Federal civilian employee, please enter N/A for "not applicable".) Maximum length of 50 characters. Answer to this question is required
12 Are you a retiree receiving a Federal annuity, either military or civilian? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
13 Have you accepted a buyout from a Federal agency within the past 5 years? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
14 Are you interested in a non-competitive appointment under any of the following Special Appointing Authorities? You MUST submit the proper documentation in order to be considered. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
    14.1 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.)
    • Veterans' Recruitment Appointment (VRA)
    • Veterans' Employment Opportunities Act (VEOA)
    • Former ACTION volunteers (AV)
    • 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)
    • Pathways Program (PP)
    • Other (SPCL)
    14.2 If you selected "Other", please select the special hiring authority(ies) under which you are eligible and wish to be considered for selection.
    • Other (SPCL) - Former Corps of Engineers Volunteer
    • Other (SPCL) - Former Employees of the Canal Zone Merit System or Panama Canal Employment System
    • Other (SPCL) - Service in the Office of the President or Vice-President or on the White House Staff
    • Other (SPCL) - Former Incumbency of a Position brought into the Competitive Service
    • Other (SPCL) - Employment of disabled veterans who have completed a training course under Chapter 31 of title 38, United States Code
    • Other (SPCL) - Present and Former Foreign Service Officers and Employees
    • Other (SPCL) - Certain Former Overseas Employees
    • Other (SPCL) - Service in United States positions of the Panama Canal Commission
    • Other (SPCL) - National Guard Technicians
  • No
15 If you selected other, please list the special appointing authority. Maximum length of 50 characters.
16 Displaced employee information: Answer to this question is required
  • I am a current career or career-conditional employee of the Department of Transportation (DOT) who has been declared surplus or displaced within the past two years AND I am requesting special selection priority under the DOT Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP).
  • I am a displaced employee from DOT who was separated through reduction in force, or removed for declining a directed reassignment or transfer of function outside of the local commuting area within the past two years AND I am requesting special selection priority under the DOT Reemployment Priority List (RPL).
  • I am a displaced employee from DOT who was previously separated due to a compensable injury or disability and have fully recovered more than one year after compensation began AND I am requesting reemployment with DOT with required timeframes under the DOT Reemployment Priority List (RPL).
  • I am a displaced employee from another Federal agency who was separated through reduction in force, or removed for declining a directed reassignment or transfer of function outside of the local commuting area within the past two years AND I am requesting special selection priority under the Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP).
  • I am not a displaced employee from a Federal Agency.
17 Does the Department of Transportation employ any member of your family? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
18 If yes, 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, but I have an approved exemption
  • No
  • Not Applicable
20 May we contact your current supervisor for a reference?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Please contact me first
21 Are you a veteran who has been separated from the armed forces under honorable conditions after at least 3 years of continuous active service (or shortly before completing 3 years) AND who is not currently a Federal civilian employee? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
22 If you are a veteran, select the type of discharge you received:
  • Not a veteran
  • Honorable
  • General
  • Dishonorable
23 If you are a veteran, select the highest rank at which you were separated from the military:
  • Not a veteran
  • Enlisted
  • Officer below the rank of Major
  • Major or higher
24 If you are a veteran claiming 5 point preference, were you awarded a campaign or expedition medal:
  • Yes
  • No
25 If you selected "Yes", please provide the name of the campaign or expedition medal. Maximum length of 250 characters.