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.

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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.R3-2018-00547/19/2018Railroad Safety Inspector-Signal and Train Control
GS-2121-12
Lexington, KY, US Memphis, TN, US
FRA.R7-2018-00587/19/2018Railroad Safety Inspector (Track)
GS-2121-12
Multiple Locations
FRA.R6-2018-00627/24/2018Railroad Safety Inspector (S&TC)
GS-2121-12
Multiple Locations
FRA.R7-2018-00547/25/2018Railroad Safety Inspector (Hazmat)
GS-2121-12
Salt Lake City, Utah
FRA.R3-2018-00697/26/2018Railroad Safety Inspector - Track
GS - 2121 - 12
Raleigh, NC, US
FRA.R3-2018-00587/26/2018Railroad Safety Inspector - Track
GS - 2121 - 12
Jackson, MS, West Palm Beach, FL, US
FRA.R2-2018-00867/26/2018Railroad Safety Inspector - Track
GS - 2121 - 12
Huntington, WV, US
FRA.R5-2018-00617/26/2018Railroad Safety Inspector - Track
GS - 2121 - 12
Houston, TX, US
FRA.R2-2018-00817/26/2018Railroad Safety Inspector - Track
GS - 2121 - 12)
Philadelphia, PA, US
FRA.R1-2018-00467/26/2018Railroad Safety Inspector - Operating Practices
GS - 2121-12
multiple Counties NY / NJ
FRA.R6-2018-00597/26/2018Railroad Safety Inspector (MP&E)
GS-2121-12
North Platte, NE
FRA.R6-2018-00577/26/2018Railroad Safety Inspector (MP&E)
GS-2121-12
Omaha, NE; Council Bluffs, IA
FRA.R6-2018-00617/26/2018Railroad Safety Inspector (OP)
GS-2121-12
Omaha, NE
FRA.R1-2018-00497/31/2018Railroad Safety Inspector-Motive Power and Equipment
GS - 2121-12
MULTIPLE COUNTIES NH, RI, MA
FRA.R2-2018-00917/31/2018Railroad Safety Inspector-Motive Power and Equipment
GS-2121-12
Philadelphia, PA, US
FRA.R2-2018-00897/31/2018Railroad Safety Inspector-Motive Power and Equipment
GS-2121-12
Toledo, OH, US

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.R3-2018-00537/19/2018Railroad Safety Inspector-Signal and Train Control
GS-2121-12
Lexington, KY, US Memphis, TN, US
FRA.R7-2018-00577/19/2018Railroad Safety Inspector (Track)
GS-2121-12
Multiple Locations
FRA.R6-2018-00517/24/2018Railroad Safety Inspector (S&TC)
GS-2121-12
Multiple Locations
FRA.R7-2018-00537/25/2018Railroad Safety Inspector (Hazmat)
GS-2121-12
Salt Lake City, Utah
FRA.R3-2018-00687/26/2018Railroad Safety Inspector - Track
GS - 2121 - 12
Raleigh, NC, US
FRA.R3-2018-00577/26/2018Railroad Safety Inspector - Track
GS - 2121 - 12
Jackson, MS, West Palm Beach, FL US
FRA.R2-2018-00857/26/2018Railroad Safety Inspector - Track
GS - 2121 - 12
Huntington, WV, US
FRA.R5-2018-00607/26/2018Railroad Safety Inspector - Track
GS - 2121 - 12
Houston, TX, US
FRA.R2-2018-00807/26/2018Railroad Safety Inspector - Track
GS - 2121 - 12
Philadelphia, PA, US
FRA.R1-2018-00457/26/2018Railroad Safety Inspector - Operating Practices
GS - 2121-12
Multiple Counties NY / NJ
FRA.R6-2018-00587/26/2018Railroad Safety Inspector (MP&E)
GS-2121-12
North Platte, NE
FRA.R6-2018-00567/26/2018Railroad Safety Inspector (MP&E)
GS-2121-12
Omaha, NE; Council Bluffs, IA
FRA.R6-2018-00607/26/2018Railroad Safety Inspector (OP)
GS-2121-12
Omaha, NE
FRA.R1-2018-00487/31/2018Railroad Safety Inspector-Motive Power and Equipment
GS- 2121 - 12
MULTIPLE COUNTIES NH, RI, MA
FRA.R2-2018-00907/31/2018Railroad Safety Inspector-Motive Power and Equipment
GS-2121-12
Philadelphia, PA, US
FRA.R2-2018-00887/31/2018Railroad Safety Inspector-Motive Power and Equipment
GS-2121-12
Toledo, OH, US

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-18-127KK7/20/2018Railroad Safety Inspector Motive Power & Equipment
GS-2121-12
Multiple location MA, RI NH
FRA-18-128KK7/20/2018Railroad Safety Inspector (Motive Power & Equipment)
GS-2121-12
TOLEDO OHIO
FRA-18-129KK7/20/2018Railroad Safety Inspector (Motive Power & Equipment)
GS-2121-12
PHILADELPHIA PA
FRA-18-130KK7/20/2018Railroad Safety Inspector (Track)
GS-2121-12
PHILADELPHIA PA
FRA-18-131KK7/20/2018Railroad Safety Inspector (Track)
GS-2121-12
HUNTINGTON WV
FRA-18-132KK7/20/2018Railroad Safety Inspector (Track)
GS-2121-12
ALTOONA, PUNXSUTAWNEY, CLEARFIELD, WARREN PA
FRA-18-133KK7/20/2018Railroad Safety Inspector (Track)
GS-2121-12
KNOXVILLE TN
FRA-18-134KK7/20/2018Railroad Safety Inspector (Track)
GS-2121-12
RALEIGH NC
FRA-18-135KK7/20/2018Railroad Safety Inspector (Track)
GS-2121-12
HOUSTON-TEXAS
FRA-18-126KK7/25/2018Railroad Safety Inspector (Operating Practices)
GS-2121-12
Bergen Passaic, Essex, Union, Middlesex NEW JERSEY; Rockland
FRA-18-136KBC7/26/2018Railroad Safety Inspector (Track)
GS-2121-12
North Platte, NE
FRA-18-137KBC7/26/2018Railroad Safety Inspector (Track)
GS-2121-12
Multiple Locations
FRA-18-138KBC7/26/2018Railroad Safety Inspector (Track)
GS-2121-12
Jackson County, MO; Clay County, MO; Platte County, MO
FRA-18-139KBC7/26/2018Railroad Safety Inspector (Hazmat)
GS-2121-12
North Platte, NE
FRA-18-140KBC7/26/2018Railroad Safety Inspector (MP&E)
GS-2121-12
Wichita, KS; Harvey County, KS
FRA-18-141KBC7/26/2018Railroad Safety Inspector (OP)
GS-2121-12
Des Moines, IA
FRA-18-142KBC7/26/2018Railroad Safety Inspector (OP)
GS-2121-12
Multiple Locations
FRA-18-143KBC7/26/2018Railroad Safety Inspector (Signal and Train Control)
GS-2121-12
Multiple Locations
FRA-18-144KK7/27/2018Railroad Safety Inspector (Operating Practices)
GS-2121-12
CHARLESTON, WEST VIRGINIA
FRA-18-145KK7/27/2018Railroad Safety Inspector (Motive Power & Equipment)
GS-2121-12
RICHMOND VA
FRA-18-146KK7/27/2018Railroad Safety Inspector (Operating Practices)
GS 2121 12
JACKSON MS
FRA-18-147KK7/31/2018Railroad Safety Inspector (Hazardous Materials)
GS-2121-12
CORPUS CHRISTIE-TX
FRA-18-148KK7/31/2018Railroad Safety Inspector (Hazardous Materials)
GS-2121-12
LAKE CHARLES-LA
FRA-18-149KK7/31/2018Railroad Safety Inspector (Motive Power & Equipment)
GS-2121-12
BEAUMONT-TX
FRA-18-151KK7/31/2018Railroad Safety Inspector (Track)
GS-2121-12
DALLAS AND TARRANT COUNTY TX
FRA-18-152KK7/31/2018Railroad Safety Inspector (Track)
GS-2121-12
HAGERSTOWN, FREDERICK, ELKTON, BALTIMORE, MARYLAND

Senior Executive Service Vacancies

Positions open to all qualified individuals

SES - All Qualified Candidates
Ann.NumberClosingTitle