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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 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 are required to submit a copy of your DD-214, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty, or other proof of eligibility. 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.) If you do not submit the required documentation, your application will be considered as a non veteran.
2 Are you a current Federal employee? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
3 If you are a current Federal employee, by what agency and organization are you employed? Answer to this question is required
  • Environmental Protection Agency
  • Other
  • Not applicable
4 If you selected "Other", please enter the agency and organization. Maximum length of 50 characters.
5 If you are a current Federal employee, what is your duty station? [City,State] Maximum length of 250 characters.
6 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).
  • Student Career Experience Program (SCEP)
  • Student Temporary Employment Program (STEP)
  • Not applicable
(Note: If you are unsure, refer to your most recent Notification of Personnel Action (SF-50), or ask your Human Resources Specialist.)
7 Are you a student appointee under the Student Career Experience Program who has completed all requirements for graduation and conversion under the SCEP appointing authority and is in the 120 day period for conversion to term, career or career-conditional appointment?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Not Applicable
8 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 an SF-50 as proof of your reinstatement eligibility.)
9 If you are, or ever were, a Federal civilian employee, please indicate pay plan of the highest graded position you held:
  • GS
  • WG
  • ES
  • Other
  • Not applicable
10 If you selected "Other", please enter the Pay Plan. Maximum length of 2 characters.
11 If you are, or ever were, a Federal civilian employee, please indicate the highest permanent grade level you held: Maximum length of 2 characters. Answer to this question is required
12 If you are, or ever were, a Federal civilian employee, please indicate the dates of the highest graded position you held on a permanent basis (from: MM-YYYY to MM-YYYY or from: MM-YYYY to present). Maximum length of 100 characters. Answer to this question is required
13 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? Maximum length of 2 characters.
14 If you are, or ever were, a Federal civilian employee, have you ever served on a temporary promotion?
  • Yes
  • No
15 If you have served on a temporary promotion, what was your position title, series and grade? Maximum length of 50 characters.
16 If you have served on a temporary promotion, what was the length of time served (MM-YYYY to MM-YYYY)? Maximum length of 20 characters.
17 May we contact your current supervisor for a reference?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Please contact me first
18 Does the Environmental Protection Agency employ any member of your family?
  • Yes
  • No
19 If yes to Question 18, please provide the name, relationship, organization in which employed, and location of your family member(s) employed by the Environmental Protection Agency. Maximum length of 100 characters.
20 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
21 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 interview and/or selection.)
22 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.)
23 Have you accepted a buyout from a Federal agency within the past 5 years? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
24 Are you eligible for noncompetitive appointment under a Special Appointing Authority? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
25 If you are eligible for noncompetitive appointment under a Special Appointing Authority, what authority are you applying under?
  • Public Health Service Officers
  • 30% Percent Disabled Veterans
  • Veterans Readjustment Program
  • Peace Corp/VISTA
  • Other
26 Do you have certification by your State Department of Vocational Services, or the Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment Service of the U.S. Department of Veterans' Affairs, rendering you eligible for the Federal Employment Program for Persons with Disabilities? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
  • Not Applicable
(Note: You will be asked to provide a copy of the above certification.)
27 Displaced employee information: Answer to this question is required
  • I am an employee of the Environmental Protection Agency who has been declared surplus or displaced AND I am requesting special selection priority under the Environmental Protection Agency`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 appropriate documentation.)