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Department:  National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Agency:  NASA - Agency Wide
Job Announcement Number:  NA13N0002

This position is closed and no longer accepting online applications through USAJOBS.

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.
$20,655.00 to $150,266.00 / Per Year
Monday, March 25, 2013 to Monday, October 28, 2013
Multiple Schedules - Multiple Appointment Types
Few vacancies in the following location(s):
Huntsville, AL View Map
Edwards AFB, CA View Map
Moffett Field, CA View Map
Washington DC, DC View Map
Kennedy Space Center, FL View Map
More Locations  (5)
This announcement is open to U.S. Citizens with disabilities.


NASA, the world's leader in space and aeronautics is always seeking outstanding scientists, engineers, and other talented professionals to carry forward the great discovery process that its mission demands. Creativity - Ambition - Teamwork - A sense of Daring - and a Probing Mind - That's what it takes to join NASA, one of the best places to work in the Federal Government.

If you are an individual with a disability or disabilities, you may be eligible to apply for NASA positions even when there are no current vacancies or open announcements. The "Qualifications and Evaluation" tab of this announcement provides more information on eligibility.

This announcement covers more job series than the ones listed above, which are the most frequently filled in the last five years. If you apply to this announcement, you may be referred to positions for which you qualify if such positions are available in locations and at grades for which you express interest. Your application will be active for 90 days from the application date and you may reapply for additional 90-day periods.

This announcement does not guarantee vacancies in specific jobs, grades, or locations or that you will be referred for positions. To maximize your employment opportunities, we strongly encourage you to apply for specific vacancies as they occur on USAJOBS.


  • Position may require a pre-employment drug test.
  • Position may require a pre-employment background investigation.
  • Position may require completion of a financial disclosure statement.
  • Position may require that you obtain and maintain a security clearance.
  • U.S. Citizenship is required.


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The duties will depend upon the specific positions for which you are considered.

For more information on NASA Career Opportunities, check out our What We Do site at What We Do .


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To apply under this announcement, you must be an individual with an intellectual disability, a severe physical disability, or a psychiatric disability.

If you are offered a position, you must be able to provide proof of your disability. Acceptable proof is appropriate documentation (e.g., records, statements, or other appropriate information) issued by:

1) A licensed vocational rehabilitation specialist (State or private); OR

2) A licensed medical professional (e.g., a physician or other medical professional certified by a State, the District of Columbia, or a U.S. territory, to practice medicine); OR

3) A Federal agency, State agency, or an agency of the District of Columbia or a U.S. territory that issues or provides disability benefits (e.g., Social Security Administration).

Qualification requirements depend on the job being filled. You may review the qualification requirements at the following website:

Many NASA positions have specific educational requirements, so we encourage you to provide a complete description of your educational achievements.

NASA determines qualifications based solely on information provided in your resume. We do not accept separate qualification statements, so we encourage you to ensure that your resume fully reflects your background and competencies.

U.S. Citizenship is required.


You will be evaluated on the competencies you possess that are directly related to the duties of the position being filled. A human resources specialist will validate the qualifications of those candidates referred to the selecting official. You should refer to NASA's Applicant Guide
for assistance in developing a complete resume.


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NASA offers excellent benefit programs and competitive salaries. To learn more about pay and benefits at NASA, click HERE.


As a condition of employment, male applicants born after December 31, 1959, must certify that they have registered with the Selective Service System, or are exempt from having to do so under the Selective Service Law.

Your USAJOBS account asks you to assign a name to each of your resumes. When you apply to a NASA position, we will show you the text of the resume you have submitted, but we do not maintain the name you have assigned to that resume. If you wish to keep track of that information, we recommend you make note of it at the time you apply.


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Applications will be accepted through NASA's automated Staffing and Recruiting System (STARS). You may begin the process of submitting your resume by clicking on the 'Apply Online' link.

In order to be considered, you must submit a resume completed on the USAJOBS site. When completing your USAJOBS resume, please remember that NASA limits resumes to the equivalent of approximately SIX typed pages, or approximately 22,000 characters including spaces. You will NOT be allowed to complete the application process if your resume is too long or if your resume was uploaded to USAJOBS from a second source.

Additionally, NASA does not accept documents attached through USAJOBS' document attachment feature.

Once you submit your resume to NASA, you will be asked to complete a short series of additional questions. You must finish the entire process in order to have a complete application package. Your answers will not be saved unless you finish the entire application. You may edit a previously-submitted application, if the announcement is still open. For more information, see the Applicant Guide.
If you are unable to apply electronically for this position, submit your resume and supplemental questions to:

National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA),
Resume Operations Center, Mailstop: HS50,
Marshall Space Flight Center, AL 35812.

DO NOT submit your resume directly to the Center advertising this vacancy. Mailed resumes must be received by the close of business on the closing date of the announcement. Hard copy resumes requirements are provided at: If you are a first time applicant, we recommend that you review NASA's Applicant Guide to ensure that you are providing a complete resume. Failure to submit the supplemental data and a resume that contains all of the required information may result in loss of consideration for positions in which you are interested.


NASA's application process has been specifically developed to ensure that we only ask you for the information we absolutely need to evaluate your qualifications and eligibility. In order to apply for this position, you only need to submit your resume and answer the screening questions and supplemental information. No additional documentation is accepted at the time of application. (For example you need not submit narrative 'KSA' statements; they are not required and will not be evaluated.) In this way we allow you to focus on preparing a resume that best describes your background and abilities. For assistance in preparing your resume, consult the Applicant Guide.

Nothing further is required until requested by the Human Resources Office. At that point, we may ask you to submit documentation to support statements made in your resume. For example, we may ask you to provide academic transcripts or proof of Federal employment status. If you are claiming veterans' preference, we may ask you to submit proof of veterans preference (DD-214, and, if claiming 10-point preference, SF-15 plus proof required by that form). If you fail to provide the required documents within the stated time period, we may withdraw a job offer and/or remove you from further consideration.


NASA Recruitment
Agency Information:
NASA's Resume Operations Center
Mailstop HS50
Marshall Space Flight Center, AL


After applying, if you are found qualified, you may be referred to the Selecting Official for further consideration. Whether or not you are contacted for an interview depends upon the location of the position and the judgment of the Selecting Official. (In some cases, individuals with priority for special consideration must be considered and selected before other candidates.)

Additional Duty Location Info

Few vacancies in the following locations:
Huntsville, AL View Map
Edwards AFB, CA View Map
Moffett Field, CA View Map
Washington DC, DC View Map
Kennedy Space Center, FL View Map
Greenbelt, MD View Map
Stennis Space Center, MS View Map
Cleveland, OH View Map
Houston, TX View Map
Hampton, VA View Map

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