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PLEASE NOTE: Due to current system restrictions, the promotion potential listed is not accurate. Promotion potential level will vary depending upon the position, grade level and location. If selected for a position, promotion potential should be discussed with the Human Resources staff member at the time of job offer.
To achieve the mission, the Air Force has a goal of 2% of the workforce made up of individuals with targeted disabilities and 12% with disabilities.
Schedule A, 5 CFR 213.3102(u), for hiring people with severe physical disabilities, psychiatric disabilities, and intellectual disabilities. This excepted authority is used to appoint persons with severe physical disabilities, psychiatric disabilities, and intellectual disabilities. Such individuals may qualify for conversion to permanent status after two years of satisfactory service. Severe physical disabilities include but are not limited to blindness, deafness, paralysis, missing limbs, epilepsy, dwarfism, and more.
These positions are being filled under Schedule A Hiring Authority. Positions are located at Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma. Positions will be filled as an Excepted Appointment with a full-time or part-time work schedule. Pay will vary by position, pay scale, series and grade.
Please read this Public Notice in its entirety prior to submitting your application for consideration.
This Public Notice may be used to fill positions in other equivalent pay systems, i.e., AcqDemo (pay scales are found at OPM.gov). All positions, dependent upon grade levels being filled, may require some level of related experience or education. NOTE: New appointment shall be made at the minimum rate of the appropriate grade unless regulatory guidance permits otherwise.
OPM Standard Form 256 provides some examples of disabilities that are considered eligible under the Schedule A Authority at this link: https://www.opm.gov/Forms/pdf_fill/sf256.pdf
OPM has provided SAMPLE Schedule A Letters for both Vocational Rehabilitation Professionals and Licensed Medical Practitioners at this link:
Reasonable Accommodation: If you are a person with a disability that requires an accommodation for the application process, you must notify the agency at 405-739-3272. The decision on granting a reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.
This public notice may be used to fill one or more vacancies at any time without notification, in any series or grade. Duties and responsibilities for each position vary and may increase according to grade level. This public notice may be used to fill target grades (e.g. GS-09 Target GS-12).
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.
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This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/504632500. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.