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.CC-2018-001110/12/2018Supervisory Attorney-Advisor (Transportation)
GS-905-15
Washington, DC
FRA.R6-2018-00779/19/2018Railroad Safety Inspector (S&TC)
GS-2121-12
Multiple Locations
FRA.R4-2018-00329/20/2018Railroad Safety Inspector-Signal and Train Control
GS-2121-12
Chicago, IL, US
FRA.R4-2018-00579/19/2018Railroad Safety Inspector - Hazardous Materials
GS-2121-12
Chicago, IL Kenosha, WI
FRA.R4-2018-00549/19/2018Railroad Safety Inspector - Track
GS-2121-12
Chicago, Bloomington, Peoria, IL, US
FRA.R4-2018-00619/19/2018Railroad Safety Inspector - Motive Power and Equipment
GS-2121-12
Peoria, IL, Bloomington, IL,
FRA.R5-2018-00849/24/2018Railroad Safety Inspector (Motive Power & Equipment)
GS-2121-12
Laredo, TX, US
FRA.R5-2018-00809/24/2018Railroad Safety Inspector - Hazardous Materials
GS - 2121 - 12
Baton Rouge, LA, US
FRA.RPD-2018-002710/10/2018Supervisory General Engineer
GS-801-15
Washington, DC
FRA.R6-2018-00819/24/2018Railroad Safety Inspector (OP)
GS-2121-12
North Platte, NE
FRA.R6-2018-00809/24/2018Railroad Safety Inspector (OP)
GS-2121-12
North Platte, NE
FRA.R1-2018-007410/1/2018Railroad Safety Inspector (Signal and Train Control)
GS-2121-12
Multiple Counties

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.R6-2018-00769/19/2018Railroad Safety Inspector (S&TC)
GS-2121-12
Multiple Locations
FRA.R4-2018-00319/20/2018Railroad Safety Inspector-Signal and Train Control
GS-2121-12
Chicago, IL us
FRA.R4-2018-00569/19/2018Railroad Safety Inspector - Hazardous Materials
GS-2121-12
Chicago, IL, Kenosha, WI
FRA.R4-2018-00539/19/2018Railroad Safety Inspector - Track
GS-2121-12
Chicago, Bloomington, IL Peoria, IL
FRA.R4-2018-00609/19/2018Railroad Safety Inspector - Motive Power and Equipment
GS-2121-12
Peoria, IL Bloomington, IL
FRA.R5-2018-00839/24/2018Railroad Safety Inspector - Motive Power and Equipment
GS-2121-12
Laredo, TX
FRA.R5-2018-00799/24/2018Railroad Safety Inspector - Hazardous Materials
GS - 2121 -12
Baton Rouge, LA, US
FRA.RPD-2018-002610/10/2018Supervisory General Engineer
GS-801-15
Washington, DC
FRA.R1-2018-007310/1/2018 Railroad Safety Inspector (Signal and Train Control)
GS-2121-12
Multiple counties NY

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.RPD-2018-00259/19/2018Transportation Analyst
GS-2101-13/14
Washington, DC

Senior Executive Service Vacancies

Positions open to all qualified individuals

SES - All Qualified Candidates
Ann.NumberClosingTitle
FRA.SES-2018-000210/17/2018Director, Office of Safety
ES- 0340- 00
Washington, D.C.
FRA.SES-2018-000310/17/2018Director, Office of Technical Oversight
ES- 2121- 00
Washington, D.C.