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    This announcement solicits applications from individuals with disabilities, including disabled veterans, who are interested in potential future employment with the DOJ. If you are a person with a disability, you can apply to this announcement to be considered for potential future positions. Your application will be maintained for available positions that fit your skill-set for up to 6 months or longer if the announcement's opening period is extended.

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    The duties you perform will be based on the position's occupational series and grade-level if you are selected. Occupational series listed in the on-line application are for the following types of positions: Professional (e.g., Accountant and Attorney (higher-level education may be required for certain positions)); Administrative (e.g., Human Resources, Security Administration, Paralegal, and Information Technology); Technical (e.g., Budget Analyst); Clerical (e.g., Security Assistant); and Other (e.g., General Trainee).

    This announcement will accept applications for the following occupations:

    • Security Administration & Assistant
    • Human Resources Administration
    • General Administration
    • Budgeting
    • Paralegal
    • Management & Program Analysis
    • Accounting
    • Attorney
    • Grants Management
    • Information Technology Management
    • Investigative Analysis
    • General Trainee
    To see Tips for Applicants and confirm your eligibility, check out these sites Schedule A and Schedule A FAQs produced by the Office of Personnel Management and Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


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    Conditions Of Employment

    • You may be appointed to a permanent, temporary, or time-limited appointment, depending on available positions.
    • You must be a United States Citizen or National.
    • You must successfully pass a security/background investigation and drug screening.
    • Schedule A appointments are in the Excepted Service and may require successful completion of an initial 2-year trial period before you are eligible for conversion to a permanent competitive service appointment.
    • Selective Service registration is required for certain individuals. See the announcement for full details.
    • You must be eligible for a Schedule A appointment and submit the required Schedule A supporting documentation (e.g., proof of disability, prior to beginning work).


    The position's qualification requirements will vary depending on the position, if you are selected. If you submit your application package to this announcement, your qualifications will be assessed based on the occupational series you choose when you submit your on-line application.

    Most positions at grade 7 and above will require related or equivalent experience (such as, technical or specialty work performed with or without assistance, or with minimal supervision), or require a basic knowledge of the primary function, program, or task. You may be considered for multiple grades and/or occupational series as shown in the Duties section of this announcement.


    Educational requirements will vary by position, occupational series, hiring office, and grade level. To make sure you receive the best possible consideration for positions with the JMD, we encourage you to provide your unofficial transcript with your application package, if necessary.

    Education must be reviewed and certified by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be creditable toward your qualifications. Therefore, you should provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

    Foreign Education: If you are using education completed in foreign colleges or universities to meet the qualification requirements, you must show that the education credentials have been evaluated by a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign education programs and such education has been deemed equivalent to that gained in an accredited U.S. education program; or full credit has been given for the courses at a U.S. accredited college or university.For more information about this requirement, please visit the U.S. Department of Education website for Foreign Education Evaluation.

    TRANSCRIPTS: Please submit an official or unofficial transcript from your institution that shows full credit hours and course information. Avoid submitting password-protected PDF files as these may contain security features that prevent JMD from viewing the document.
    All documentation must be in English or include an English translation.

    Additional information

    Other Application Information
    When you apply to this announcement, you will be asked to select the geographic locations in which you are interested. Please select only the geographic locations that you are interested in and willing to relocate to at your expense, unless the hiring officials wishes to pay relocation expenses. Selection of geographic locations does not guarantee you will be referred to the selected location. There must be an available position in the geographic location.

    You will be asked to select the occupational series that you are interested in and for which you possess related or equivalent experience (including volunteer and military services), training, or education. We will attempt to refer you to the first available position that matches your occupational series and geographic location but we cannot guarantee you will be referred.

    You will also be asked whether you wish to share your resume and supporting documents with another Department of Justice component/office. Please select "yes or no" on sharing your information.

    Finally, you must submit your resume and preferably proof of disability; and any other documents that you feel will assist the hiring office in its hiring decision. This may include writing samples, licenses and certificates, transcripts, and job performance appraisal or record. Please Note: If you are selected for a position, you will be required to submit proof of your disability.

    DOJ EEO Statement/Policy: http://www.justice.gov/jmd/eeos/08-eeo-policy.pdf

    Selective Service : If you were born male, on or after December 31, 1959, you must certify that you have registered with the Selective Service System, or are exempt from having to do so under the Selective Service Law. Additional information is found at: www.sss.gov.

    Reasonable Accommodation Statement: Federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the hiring agency directly. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis and prior to the employee's entrance-on-duty..

    How You Will Be Evaluated

    If a position becomes available or a JMD hiring office requests a list of Schedule A candidates, we will review your resume and supporting documents for eligibility. If you are found eligible, we will refer your resume to the hiring office for employment consideration.

    Background checks and security clearance

    Security clearance

    Not Required

    Drug test required


    Position sensitivity and risk

    Moderate Risk (MR)

    Trust determination process


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    Required Documents

    You must submit these document with your application to be considered:

    1. RESUME
    2. PROOF OF DISABILITY or VA DISABILITY LETTER (We prefer that you submit this document with your application to avoid delays in referral and to determine your eligibility for a Schedule A appointment)

    IMPORTANT RESUME INFORMATION: Your resume must contain detailed information about your past employment, education, and qualifications. You should also include unpaid work experience (volunteer work) as well. At a minimum, your resume must list each of the following items for every employment referenced: 1) position title, 2) employer name and contact information, 3) start and end dates (including month and year), 4) a detailed list of duties performed, accomplishments, and your highest salary (or grade/step) achieved.

    IMPORTANT PROOF OF DISABILITY INFORMATION: You must provide written proof of your disability that is issued by 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 (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.

    You are not required to submit these documents but they will be accepted.

    1. Cover Letter
    2. DD-214/Statement of Service (Member Copy 4)
    3. SF-15
    4. Job Performance Appraisal/Record
    5. SF-50 Notification of Personnel Action
    6. Professional Certification
    7. Reasonable Accommodation Documentation
    8. Transcript (A transcript is required for certain occupations)
    9. Writing Sample

    If you need help submitting your documents, please review the Applicant Help Site, Documents page. If you need help understanding document requirements, contact Karen Humes at Karen.L.Humes@usdoj.gov or (202) 598-5124 during normal business hours. If you're having difficulty with your application or document submission, don't wait until the last minute, contact us right away so we can help you before the announcement closes.

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    A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding.


    Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.

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    How to Apply

    To apply for this position, you must complete the online application questionnaire and submit your supporting documentation. If you're not able to apply online because of a disability, please reach out to us and we'll provide a reasonable accommodation.

    • Click "Apply Online" to get started.
    • If you're not logged in to your USAJOBS account, you will need to login. If you don't have an account, please create one.
    • You will be prompted to select one of your stored (or uploaded) resumes, and any supporting documents you have uploaded to USAJOBS. If you have not uploaded these documents, you can do so later before submitting your application.
    • After acknowledging you have reviewed your application package, you will be asked to submit your demographic information (if you have provided this in your profile). Submission is optional and anonymous.
    • You'll be asked to confirm your choices and certify the accuracy of your information before you're able to continue to the Application Manager system. Until you see the blue border and DOJ logo, you are still on USAJOBS. You'll see a folder animation just before you leave USAJOBS.
    • Once you reach DOJ's Application Manager system, you'll be asked to verify the information you transmitted from USAJOBS. You will then respond to the application assessment questionnaires and indicate your eligibility options.
    • After responding to the questionnaires, you will have the opportunity to attach the documents you brought over from USAJOBS *OR* upload documents directly from your computer or device.
    • If you opt to upload a document directly, click the "Upload" button and select the document on your device, then wait for the upload to finish. Repeat as needed. Documents must be less than 3 MB each and should be in a compatible file format.
    • Once all your documents are uploaded, you must assign the uploads to the appropriate document category. You may attach more than one document to each category. Click the drop-down menu for a document category, and select one of the available options in the menu. The document will be listed under this category. You can click the drop-down again to add other documents, as needed. You can have up to 15 document assignments.
    • Once you've uploaded and assigned all your documents to an appropriate document type, you can proceed to the final verification step, and click Submit.
    • If you have correctly submitted your application, you will receive an automated e-mail notification within 30-60 minutes. Be sure to review the announcement fully to make sure that your application contains everything that is required.
    If you need help with the application process, please see the USAJOBS Help Site (for everything on the USAJOBS-side), or the Application Manager Help Site (for everything on the DOJ-side). Regrettably, the Department of Justice cannot assist you with USAJOBS account issues. If you contact us for assistance and the problem is related to your USAJOBS account, we will have to direct you to USAJOBS to remedy the issue.

    REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS: If you are unable to apply online due to a disability you may request an alternative application, which is available from the Human Resources Office. Please contact Karen Humes at Karen.L.Humes@usdoj.gov or (202) 598-5124 to discuss your situation. Accommodations are reviewed on a case-by-case basis.

    Agency contact information

    Karen Humes


    Justice Management Division, Human Resources
    2 Constitution Square
    145 N Street NE
    Room 9W.300
    Washington, DC 20530
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    Next steps

    Once you have submitted your on-line application, your employment package will be active and available to hiring officials for up to six months. Supervisors and Managers who are interested in hiring a Schedule A applicant will be provided with your employment package. Applicants are only referred once to hiring officials for the same occupational series and grade.

    Upon the closing date of the announcement, your application will expire. A new announcement will be posted for as long as there is a business need to do so. Hiring needs are difficult to predict in advance, but JMD Human Resources will promote the use of this Schedule A register where appropriate and feasible.

    Please Note: Referral of your employment package is not a guarantee that the hiring official will contact you for an interview or hire from the list, but the benefit and time-savings in doing so will be communicated to managers across JMD.

    If you wish to be removed from the database, please contact the person listed on this announcement.

Fair & Transparent

The Federal hiring process is setup to be fair and transparent. Please read the following guidance.

Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy And gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.

Reasonable Accommodation Policy

Federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process should follow the instructions in the job opportunity announcement. For any part of the remaining hiring process, applicants should contact the hiring agency directly. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

A reasonable accommodation is any change to a job, the work environment, or the way things are usually done that enables an individual with a disability to apply for a job, perform job duties or receive equal access to job benefits.

Under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodations when:

  • An applicant with a disability needs an accommodation to have an equal opportunity to apply for a job.
  • An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to perform the essential job duties or to gain access to the workplace.
  • An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to receive equal access to benefits, such as details, training, and office-sponsored events.

You can request a reasonable accommodation at any time during the application or hiring process or while on the job. Requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.

Legal and regulatory guidance

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/583477700. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.