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Job Vacancies

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.R1-2016-00445/2/2016Railroad Safety Inspector (TRACK)
GS-2121-12
Boston, MA; Framingham, MA; Fitchburg, MA
FRA.OA-2016-00245/16/2016Writer-Editor
GS-1082-11/12/13
Washington DC
FRA.R2-2016-00375/4/2016Railroad Safety Inspector (MP&E)
GS-2121-12
Pittsburgh, PA
FRA.R2-2016-00395/4/2016Railroad Safety Inspector (MP&E)
GS-2121-12
Harrisburg, PA
FRA.R2-2016-00415/4/2016Railroad Safety Inspector (OP)
GS-2121-12
Toledo, OH
FRA.R2-2016-00435/4/2016Railroad Safety Inspector (HM)
GS-2121-12
Cincinnati, OH
FRA.R2-2016-00455/4/2016Railroad Safety Inspector (HM)
GS-2121-12
Toledo, OH
FRA.CC-2016-00075/12/2016Administrative Staff Assistant
GS-0303-07/09
Washington, DC
FRA.RPD-2016-00535/9/2016Transportation Analyst
GS-2101-13/14
Multiple Locations
FRA.R4-2016-00285/9/2016Regional Administrator
GS - 2121-14/15
Chicago, IL
FRA.S-2016-00605/8/2016Supervisory Railroad Safety Specialist (S&TC)
GS-2121-15
Washington, DC
FRA.R6-2016-00955/10/2016Railroad Safety Inspector (S&TC)
GS-2121-12
St. Louis, MO

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.R1-2016-00435/2/2016Railroad Safety Inspector (TRACK)
GS-2121-12
Boston, MA; Framingham, MA; Fitchburg, MA
FRA.OA-2016-00235/16/2016Writer-Editor
GS-1082-11/12/13
Washington DC
FRA.R2-2016-00365/4/2016Railroad Safety Inspector (MP&E)
GS-2121-12
Pittsburgh, PA
FRA.R2-2016-00385/4/2016Railroad Safety Inspector (MP&E)
GS-2121-12
Harrisburg, PA
FRA.R2-2016-00405/4/2016Railroad Safety Inspector (OP)
GS-2121-12
Toledo, OH
FRA.R2-2016-00425/4/2016Railroad Safety Inspector (HM)
GS-2121-12
Cincinnati, OH
FRA.R2-2016-00445/4/2016Railroad Safety Inspector (HM)
GS-2121-12
Toledo, OH
FRA.RPD-2016-00455/2/2016Supervisory Transportation Specialist- GS - 2101- 15
GS-2101-15
Washington, DC
FRA.AD-2016-00415/9/2016Program Analyst (Trainee)
GS - 0343 -9
Washington DC
FRA.RPD-2016-00525/9/2016Transportation Analyst
GS-2101-13/14
Multiple Locations
FRA.R4-2016-00275/9/2016Regional Administrator
GS - 2121-14/15
Chicago, IL
FRA.S-2016-00595/8/2016Supervisory Railroad Safety Specialist (S&TC)
GS-2121-15
Washington, DC
FRA.R6-2016-00945/10/2016Railroad Safety Inspector (S&TC)
GS-2121-12
St. Louis, MO

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
N/A6/30/2016EEO Counselor-Collateral Duty Assignment
Detail Opportunity
Washington, DC and FRA Regional Offices
FRA-16-101L4/30/2016Railroad Safety Inspector (Motive Power & Equipment)
GS-2121-12
Pittsburgh, PA geographical area
FRA-16-102L4/30/2016Railroad Safety Inspector (Motive Power & Equipment)
GS-2121-12
Harrisburg, PA
FRA-16-103L4/30/2016Railroad Safety Inspector (Operating Practices)
GS-2121-12
Toledo, OH geographical area
FRA-16-104L4/30/2016Railroad Safety Inspector (Hazardous Materials)
GS-2121-12
Cincinnati, OH geographical area
FRA-16-105L4/30/2016Railroad Safety Inspector (Hazardous Materials)
GS-2121-12
Toledo, OH geographical area
FRA.RPD-2016-00445/2/2016Industry Economist
GS-0110
Washington, DC
FRA-16-106L5/3/2016Railroad Safety Inspector (Track)
GS-2121-12
Little Rock, AR; Albuquerque, NM; San Antonio, TX geographical areas

Senior Executive Service Vacancies

Positions open to all qualified individuals

SES - All Qualified Candidates
Ann.NumberClosingTitle
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