Job Overview


OUR MISSION: To fulfill President Lincoln's promise – "To care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan" – by serving and honoring the men and women who are America's Veterans. How would you like to become a part of a team providing compassionate care to Veterans?


Tour of Duty: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Compressed/Flexible Schedules: Available

Flexiplace: Not Available

Relocation Incentive: May be authorized for highly qualified candidates

This recruitment is for two positions with the VHA Service Center, located in Independence, OH.

This is a 6 month open and continuous announcement with a cut-off conducted within 5 business days of opening.  After that then additional resumes will be pulled as needed.

Promotion potential: The selectee may be promoted to the full performance level without further competition when all regulatory, qualification, and performance requirements are met. Selection at a lower grade level does not guarantee promotion to the full performance level.

VA professionals feel good about their careers and their ability to balance work and home life. VA offers generous paid time off and a variety of predictable and flexible scheduling opportunities. For more information on the Department Veterans Affairs, go to

Special Employment Consideration: VA encourages persons with disabilities to apply, including those eligible for hiring under 5 CFR 213.3102(u), Schedule A, Appointment of persons with disabilities [i.e.,intellectual disabilities, severe physical disabilities, or psychiatric disabilities], and/or Disabled veterans with a compensable service-connected disability of 30% or more .


Performs internal and external recruitment and placement duties that include preparing promotion and placement products and issuing promotion and referral certificates. Processes HR actions, coordinating with local HR staff and resolves problems as they arise. Determines minimum qualification requirements and assists hiring officials with developing rating factors and crediting plans for recurring and new vacancy announcements. Provides managers and employees with information on recruitment and placement policies, procedures, and guidelines when they are directly applicable to the situation, including position career patterns, upward mobility, career intern, persons with disabilities, displaced employee programs, direct hire authority, special emphasis placement opportunities, etc. Reviews recruitment and placement actions and provides advice on issues. Conducts external recruitment by developing multiple recruitment strategies utilizing such sources as veteran readjustment, reinstatement, and direct hire appointment authorities. Performs difficult staffing functions for Title 5, Title 38 and Hybrid Title 38 positions using a variety of recruitment sources and procedures to attract qualified candidates. Reviews and interprets draft regulations, standards, or other guides for impact on the recruitment program. Determines the degree of compliance with regulations and other employment program requirements for a virtual customer base. Executes special recruitment programs to attract well-qualified candidates for hard to fill vacancies, utilizing innovative approaches and simultaneous searches for candidates from sources outside the existing workforce. Serves as a consultant in providing advice and guidance to internal and external customers. Participates as an agency representative at job fairs and recruitment events. 

Travel Required

  • Occasional Travel
  • 1 - 5 Nights

Relocation Authorized

  • No