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Vacancy Details

Eligibility Questions

1 Are you either a preference eligible OR a veteran who was separated from the armed forces under honorable conditions (under General or Honorable discharge) after substantially completing three or more years of continuous service? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
2 Are you a current Federal civilian employee? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
    2.1 By what agency/organization are you employed?
    • National Science Foundation
    • Other
    • Not applicable
    2.2 Under what type of appointment are you currently serving? For more information on eRecruit Applicant Guide click here?
    • Permanent-career, competitive service
    • Career-conditional, competitive service
    • Permanent, excepted service
    • Veterans' Recruitment Appointment
    • Time-limited appointment (any appointment with a "not to exceed date")
    • Not applicable
  • No
3 If you are or ever were a Federal civilian employee, what is the pay plan of the highest graded position you held on a permanent basis? Answer to this question is required
  • GS
    3.1 Please indicate the highest grade level or pay band that you held on a permanent basis. Maximum length of 2 characters.
    3.2 Please indicate the dates of the position you listed in the previous question (MM-YYYY to MM-YYYY or MM-YYYY to PRESENT). Maximum length of 25 characters.
    3.3 What is the highest full performance (promotion potential) level/grade of any position that you have held on a permanent basis?
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
    • 4
    • 5
    • 6
    • 7
    • 8
    • 9
    • 10
    • 11
    • 12
    • 13
    • 14
    • 15
    • Not applicable
    3.4 In which agency and organization did you hold the position addressed in the previous question? Maximum length of 50 characters.
  • Other
    3.1 Please enter the pay plan. Maximum length of 2 characters.
    3.2 Please indicate the highest grade level or pay band that you held on a permanent basis. Maximum length of 2 characters.
    3.3 Please indicate the dates of the position you listed in the previous question (MM-YYYY to MM-YYYY or MM-YYYY to PRESENT). Maximum length of 25 characters.
    3.4 What is the highest full performance (promotion potential) level/grade of any position that you have held on a permanent basis? Maximum length of 25 characters.
    3.5 In which agency and organization did you hold the position addressed in the previous question? Maximum length of 200 characters.
  • Not applicable
4 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
5 Are you a Federal retiree receiving an annuity? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
6 Have you accepted a buyout from a Federal agency within the past 5 years? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
7 Are you interested in, and eligible for, a non-competitive appointment under any Special Appointing Authority? If so, you will be asked under which Special Appointing Authority you would like to be considered. You MUST submit the proper documentation that verifies your eligibility under that authority in order to be considered. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
    7.1 If you are eligible for noncompetitive appointment under a Special Appointing Authority, under what authority are your applying? You MUST submit the proper documentation in order to be considered.
    • Disabled Veterans
    • Veterans Recruitment Authority
    • Schedule A
    • Pathways Interns who have completed their educational program, and are eligible for conversion.
    • Returned Peace Corp Volunteers
    • Certain Military Spouses (Executive Order 13473)
    • Former Overseas Employees
    • Foreign Service Employees
    • Postal Career Service Employees
    • Postal Rate Commission Employees
    • Government Accountability Office (GAO) Employees
    • Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts Employees
    • Other
  • No
8 Are you interested in, and eligible for, a non-competitive appointment under an Interchange Agreement? If so, you will be asked under which Interchange Agreement you would like to be considered. You MUST submit the proper documentation in order to be considered. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
    8.1 Indicate which Interchange Agreement you are eligible for and under which you wish to be considered. Maximum length of 200 characters.
  • No
9 Are you a displaced employee? Answer to this question is required
  • I am an employee of the National Science Foundation who has been declared surplus or displaced AND I am requesting special selection priority under the National Science Foundation's Career Transition Assistant 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). For more information on ICTAP eligibility, click here.
  • I am not a displaced employee from a Federal agency.