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Welcome to the Federal Railroad Administration’s (FRA) employment page. 

How to Apply:  Follow the directions in the vacancy announcement.  Most positions will require you to apply on-line through USAJOBS, but some positions will require you to send your application to the address listed in the vacancy announcement. 

Additional information on how to apply to Federal positions is located here.

Applying through USAJOBS will require you to create an account.  You can find guidance and tutorials on creating a USAJOBS account at the USAJOBS Resource Center

Remember:  Your resume must support your responses to the vacancy questions and provide detailed examples of work and/or volunteer experience to ensure you receive full consideration. 

 

Vacancies Open to All U.S. Citizens

Applications will be accepted from any U.S. citizen.

Vacancies Open to All U.S. Citizens
Ann.NumberClosingTitle
FRA.R3-2015-001712/25/2014Railroad Safety Inspector (Hazardous Materials)
GS-2121-12
Memphis, TN
FRA.R4-2015-002412/25/2014Railroad Safety Inspector (MP and E)
GS-2121-12
Minneapolis, MN
FRA.RPD-2015-001012/30/2014General Engineer
GS-0801-12/13
Washington DC
FRA.R2-2015-001112/30/2014Railroad Safety Inspector (Track)
GS -2121-12
Roanoke, VA geographical area
FRA.R5-2015-001912/30/2014Railroad Safety Inspector (Track)
GS - 2121 - 12
Little Rock, AR geographical area
FRA.AD-2015-000512/29/2014Supervisory Contract Specialist
GS-1102-14
Washington, DC

Government-Wide Vacancies

Applications will be accepted from any current or former Federal employee with status OR from a veteran who qualifies under the Veterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA).  Current or former Federal employees must include a SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action showing grade, salary and eligibility for consideration as a status applicant. 

Government Wide Vacancies
Ann.NumberClosingTitle
FRA.R3-2015-001612/25/2014Railroad Safety Inspector (Hazardous Materials)
GS-2121-12
Memphis, TN
FRA.RPD-2015-000912/30/2014General Engineer
GS-0801-12/13
Washington DC
FRA.R5-2015-001812/30/2014Railroad Safety Inspector (Track)
GS - 2121 - 12
Little Rock, AR geographical area
FRA.R2-2015-001012/30/2014Railroad Safety Inspector (Track)
GS - 2121 - 12
Roanoke, VA geographical area
FRA.AD-2015-000412/31/2014Supervisory Contract Specialist
GS-1102-14
Washington, DC

FRA Wide Vacancies

Applications will be accepted from FRA status candidates and candidates eligible for special appointing authorities.  DOT candidates eligible for consideration under the Career Transition Assistance Program may also apply. 

FRA Wide Vacancies
Ann.NumberClosingTitle
FRA-15-32J12/28/2014Railroad Safety Inspector (Track)
GS-2121-11/12
Roanoke, VA geographical area
FRA-15-33J12/28/2014Railroad Safety Inspector (Motive Power & Equipment)
GS-2121-11/12
Birmingham, AL geographical area
FRA-15-34J12/28/2014Railroad Safety Inspector (Track)
GS-2121-11/12
Chicago, IL geographical area
FRA-15-35J12/29/2014Railroad Safety Inspector (S&TC)
GS-2121-11/12
Jacksonville, Tallahassee & Pensacola, FL geographical areas
FRA-15-36S12/29/2014Railroad Safety Inspector (Track)
GS-2121-11/12
St. Louis, MO geographical area
FRA-15-37S12/29/2014Railroad Safety Inspector (Track)
GS-2121-11/12
Toledo, OH geographical area
FRA-15-40S12/31/2014Railroad Safety Inspector (Operating Practices)
GS-2121-11/12
Cincinnati, OH geographical area
FRA-15-42S12/31/2014Railroad Safety Inspector (Track)
GS-2121-11/12
Jackson, MS geographical area
FRA-15-43S12/31/2014Railroad Safety Inspector (Track)
GS-2121-11/12
San Antonio, TX geographical area
FRA-15-44S12/31/2014Railroad Safety Inspector (Track)
GS-2121-11/12
Ontario, CA geographical area
FRA-15-45S12/31/2014Railroad Safety Inspector (Motive Power & Equipment)
GS-2121-11/12
Ontario, CA geographical area

Senior Executive Service Vacancies

Positions open to all qualified individuals

SES - All Qualified Candidates
Ann.NumberClosingTitle
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