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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.S-2015-00414/27/2015Railroad Safety Specialist (Bridge)
GS-2121-13
Multiple Locations
FRA.R5-2015-00414/27/2015Railroad Safety Inspector (Signal and Train Control)
GS-2121-12
Austin, TX; Fort Worth, TX or San Antonio, TX
FRA.R2-2015-00394/27/2015Railroad Safety Inspector (MP and E)
GS-2121-12
Pittsburgh, PA
FRA.R2-2015-00424/27/2015Railroad Safety Inspector (MP and E)
GS-2121-12
Charleston, WV
FRA.R5-2015-00394/27/2015Railroad Safety Inspector (OP)
GS-2121-12
Big Spring, TX; Midland, TX & Odessa, TX
FRA.R5-2015-00414/27/2015Railroad Safety Inspector (Signal and Train Control)
GS-2121-12
Multiple locations in R5
FRA.S-2015-00524/27/2015Writer/Editor
GS-1082-14
Washington DC
FRA.R4-2015-00524/27/2015Railroad Safety Inspector (Haz. Materials)
GS-2121-12
Minneapolis, MN
FRA.S-2015-00474/28/2015Supervisory Instructional Specialist
GS-1750-15
Pueblo, CO
FRA.R7-2015-00554/28/2015Railroad Safety Inspector (Track)
GS-2121-12
Salt Lake City, UT
FRA.R7-2015-00534/28/2015Railroad Safety Inspector (Track)
GS-2121-12
Multiple locations
FRA.S-2015-00564/29/2015Railroad Safety Specialist (S & TC)
GS-2121-13/14
Washington DC
FRA.OA-2015-00095/3/2015Supervisory Public Affairs Specialist
GS-1035-14
Washington DC
FRA.R7-2015-00584/30/2015Railroad Safety Inspector (MP and E)
FRA.R7-2015-0058
Sacramento, CA
FRA.S-2015-00545/6/2015Passenger Rail Specialist
GS-2101-12/14
Multiple Locations
FRA.S-2015-00605/6/2015Civil Engineer (Railroad Track Safety Program)
GS-0810-13/14
Washington DC
FRA.R6-2015-00265/5/2015Administrative Officer
GS-0341-11/12
Kansas City, MO
FRA.R4-2015-00565/6/2015Crossing & Trespassing Regional Mgr
GS-2101-12
Multiple locations
FRA.R3-2015-00525/7/2015Supervisory Railroad Safety Spec. (Track)
GS-2121-13
Multiple locations

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.S-2015-00404/27/2015Railroad Safety Specialist (Bridge)
GS-2121-13
Multiple Locations
FRA.R5-2015-00404/27/2015Railroad Safety Inspector (Signal and Train Control)
GS-2121-12
Austin, TX ; Fort Worth, TX or San Antonio, TX
FRA.R2-2015-00404/27/2015Railroad Safety Inspector (MP and E)
GS-2121-12
Pittsburgh, PA
FRA.R2-2015-00414/27/2015Railroad Safety Inspector (MP and E)
GS-2121-12
Charleston, WV
FRA.R5-2015-00384/27/2015Railroad Safety Inspector (OP)
GS-2121-12
Big Spring, TX; Midland, TX & Odessa, TX
FRA.R5-2015-00404/27/2015Railroad Safety Inspector (Signal and Train Control)
GS-2121-12
Multiple locations in R5
FRA.S-2015-00504/27/2015Writer/Editor
GS-1082-14
Washington DC
FRA.R4-2015-00534/27/2015Railroad Safety Inspector (Haz. Materials)
GS-2121-12
Minneapolis, MN
FRA.S-2015-00424/28/2015Supervisory Instructional Specialist
GS-1750-15
Pueblo, CO
FRA.R7-2015-00544/28/2015Railroad Safety Inspector (Track)
GS-2121-12
Salt Lake City, UT
FRA.R7-2015-00524/28/2015Railroad Safety Inspector (Track)
GS-2121-12
Multiple locations
FRA.S-2015-00554/29/2015Railroad Safety Specialist (S & TC)
GS-2121-13/14
Washington DC
FRA.OA-2015-00085/5/2015Supervisory Public Affairs Specialist
GS-1035-14
Washington DC
FRA.R7-2015-00564/30/2015Railroad Safety Inspector (MP and E)
GS-2121-12
Sacramento, CA
FRA.S-2015-00515/6/2015Passenger Rail Specialist
GS-2101-12/14
Multiple Locations
FRA.S-2015-00585/6/2015Civil Engineer (Railroad Track Safety Program)
GS-0810-13/14
Washington DC
FRA.R6-2015-00255/5/2015Administrative Officer
GS-0341-11/12
Kansas City, MO
FRA.R4-2015-00555/6/2015Crossing & Trespassing Regional Mgr
GS-2101-12
Multiple locations
FRA.R3-2015-00515/7/2015Supervisory Railroad Safety Spec. (Track)
GS-2121-13
Multiple locations

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-15-99S5/8/2015Railroad Safety Inspector (Track)
GS-2121-12
San Antonio, TX geographical area
FRA-15-100S5/8/2015Railroad Safety Inspector (Track)
GS-2121-12
Shreveport, LA geographical area
FRA-15-101S5/8/2015Railroad Safety Inspector (Track)
GS-2121-12
Little Rock, AR geographical area
FRA-15-103L5/8/2015Railroad Safety Inspector (Motive Power & Equipment)
GS-2121-12
Amarillo, TX
FRA-15-102L5/8/2015Railroad Safety Inspector (Motive Power & Equipment)
GS-2121-12
San Antonio, TX
FRA-15-104S5/8/2015Railroad Safety Inspector (OP)
GS-2121-12
Kansas City, MO
FRA-15-105S5/8/2015Railroad Safety Inspector (MP&E)
GS-2121-12
St. Louis, MO
FRA-15-106S5/8/2015Railroad Safety Inspector (MP&E)
GS-2121-12
Ontario, California
FRA-15-107S5/8/2015Railroad Safety Inspector (S&TC)
GS-2121-12
Mulitple Locations
FRA-15-108S5/11/2015Railroad Safety Inspector (Signal and Train Control)
GS-2121-12
Buffalo, NY geographical area
FRA-15-109S5/11/2015Railroad Safety Inspector (Operating Practices)
GS-2121-12
Richmond, VA geographical area
FRA-15-110S5/11/2015Railroad Safety Inspector (Track)
GS-2121-12
Mulitple locations
FRA-15-111S5/11/2015Railroad Safety Inspector (Signal and Train Control)
GS-2121-12
Atlanta, GA geographical area
FRA-15-112S5/11/2015Railroad Safety Inspector (Motive Power & Equipment)
GS-2121-12
Louisville, KY or Lexington, KY

Senior Executive Service Vacancies

Positions open to all qualified individuals

SES - All Qualified Candidates
Ann.NumberClosingTitle
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