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Vacancy Details

Eligibility Questions

1 Are you a veteran who is a preference eligible, or been separated from the armed forces after substantially completing 3 or more years of active service? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
(Note: If yes, or if you claim veterans preference you will need to submit a copy of your DD-214, "Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty", or other proof of eligibility upon selection.

Additionally, persons claiming 10 point preference, must submit a copy of their DD-214 "Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty" which indicates the type of discharge received, or other proof of eligibility, as well as an SF-15 "Application for 10-point veteran preference", plus the proof required by that form. Documents for 10 point preference must be submitted by the closing date.)
2 If you are a retired member of the Armed Forces, did you retire at the rank of O-4 or above? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
  • Not applicable
3 Are you a current Federal employee serving under a Veterans Recruitment Authority (VRA) appointment? 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 Are you a current civilian Federal employee? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
5 Are you eligible to apply under an interchange agreement? For more information,  click here. Answer to this question is required
  • I am not eligible to apply under an interchange agreement.
  • Tennessee Valley Authority
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission
  • Veterans Health Administration of the Department of Veterans Affairs
  • Veterans Canteen Service of the Department of Veterans Affairs
  • Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System
  • Federal Aviation Administration
  • International Boundary and Water Commission
  • Other
6 If you selected "Other" above, please provide the name of your organization. Maximum length of 100 characters.
7 If you are a veteran claiming 5 point preference, did you serve in a campaign or expedition? For more information,  click here. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
  • I do not claim 5 point veterans' preference
8 If you selected "Yes" above, please provide the name of the campaign or expedition. Maximum length of 100 characters.
9 If you are a current civilian Federal employee, by what organization are you employed? Answer to this question is required
  • United States Coast Guard
  • Other
  • Not applicable
10 If you selected Other above, please enter the agency and organization. Maximum length of 250 characters.
11 If you are a current civilian Federal employee, what is your duty station (City, State)? Maximum length of 250 characters.
(Note: If you are unsure, refer to your most recent Notification of Personnel Action (SF-50) or ask your servicing Personnel Specialist.)
13 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
14 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?  For more information, click here. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
  • Not applicable
(Note: You will be asked to submit a copy of a SF-50 prior to selection as proof of your reinstatement eligibility.)
15 If you are, or ever were, a Federal civilian employee, please indicate the dates you were employed. (MM-YYYY to MM-YYYY or Present) Maximum length of 100 characters.
16 If you are, or ever were, a Federal civilian employee, please indicate the pay plan of the highest graded position you held on a permanent basis.
  • GS
  • WG
  • Other
  • Not applicable
17 If you selected "Other", please enter the Pay Plan and Basic Pay (excluding locality) of the highest graded position you held. (For example, GG, $58,000) Maximum length of 15 characters.
18 If you are, or ever were, a Federal civilian employee, please indicate the highest grade level you held on a permanent basis. Maximum length of 2 characters.
19 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) Maximum length of 100 characters.
(Note: Time-In-Grade restrictions apply in relation to advancement to General Schedule positions of employees in the competitive service.)
20 If you are, or were, a Federal civilian 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.
21 If you are, or ever were, a Federal civilian employee, have you ever served on a temporary promotion? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
  • Not applicable
22 If you have served on a temporary promotion, what is the pay plan and highest grade level you held? (For example, GG-14) Maximum length of 5 characters.
23 If you have served on a temporary promotion, what was the length of time served at the highest grade level? (MM-YYYY to MM-YYYY or Present) Maximum length of 100 characters.
24 May we contact your current supervisor for a reference?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Please contact me first
25 Does the United States Coast Guard employ any member of your family?
  • Yes
  • No
26 If you answered Yes above, please provide the name, relationship, organization in which employed, and location, if known. Maximum length of 200 characters.
27 If you are a male at least 18 years of age, born after December 31, 1959, have you registered with the Selective Service System?  For more information, click here. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
  • Not applicable
28 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 selection.) Answer to this question is required
29 Are you a civil service retiree receiving a Federal annuity?
  • Yes
  • No
(Note: If you are an annuitant, your salary or annuity may be reduced upon employment.) Answer to this question is required
30 Have you accepted a buyout from a Federal agency within the past 5 years?
  • Yes
  • No
31 Are you eligible for noncompetitive appointment under a Special Appointing Authority?
  • Yes
  • No
32 If you are eligible for noncompetitive appointment under a Special Appointing Authority, what authority are you eligible to apply under? Maximum length of 100 characters.
(Note: For example, returned volunteers from the Peace Corps or Vista, Authorities for people with disabilities, or other authorities.)
33 Displaced employee information: Answer to this question is required
  • I am an employee of the United States Coast Guard who has been declared surplus or displaced AND I am requesting special selection priority under the United States Coast Guards 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 a copy of RIF separation notice, proposed removal for declining a directed reassignment outside of the local commuting area, or other official notification granting eligibility prior to interview and selection.)
34 Are you a former employee of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) on a Reemployment Priority List? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No